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UK premier Theresa May launches powerful attack on Russia ‘meddling’

Theresa May has launched a powerful attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign policies during a speech in the City of London.

Ex-CIA director assumes Donald Trump ‘afraid’ of Vladimir Putin amid Russia meddling probe

Former CIA Director John Brennan suggested that U.S. President Donald Trump might be “afraid” of Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid Russia meddling probe.

Donald Trump backs US spies on Russia meddling, but slams Vladimir Putin ‘haters’

Donald Trump said Sunday he backed US intelligence agencies who concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, but slammed "fools" who oppose better ties with Moscow.

Vladimir Putin criticises restriction on Russian media

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia would respond in kind to what he said were Washington’s measures to restrict the freedom of speech of Russian media organisations operating on U.S soil.

Paradise Papers: Donald Trump’s commerce chief Wilbur Ross denies wrongdoing

Donald Trump's commerce secretary has denied any wrongdoing after leaked documents revealed his business links to Russians currently under US sanctions.

Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam, kills 49

The death toll in the wake of Typhoon Damrey has risen to at least 49, with 27 people still missing and rain continuing in one of Vietnam’s worst natural disasters in recent memory, authorities said on Monday.

No evidence Russia interfered in US election – Sergei Lavrov

Russia's foreign minister on Tuesday said there was no evidence the country had interfered in the US elections, after a Washington probe accelerated with charges against three former aides to Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

Oil price tops $60 for first time in more than two years

The price of a barrel of oil has topped $60 for the first time in more than two years on rising expectations of a renewed deal to cut supplies.

Emmanuel Macron faces rights test as Egypt’s Sisi visits Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Paris on Tuesday under pressure from human rights groups to end what they call France's "disgraceful policies of indulgence" towards him.

Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump’s dangerous war of words with North Korea

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump’s “dangerous and short-sighted” war of words with North Korea Wednesday, saying his Twitter tirades only benefitted Pyongyang’s attention-seeking ruler and hurt Washington’s credibility.

North Korea preparing long-range missile test – report

North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday.

Vladimir Putin calls for better US ties as he meets new envoy

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for "predictable and mutually beneficial" ties with the United States as he received diplomatic credentials from Washington's new ambassador to Moscow.

Russia declares WADA doping whistleblower wanted

A Moscow court has issued a warrant of arrest for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) informant Grigory Rodchenkov, who exposed doping abuse among Russian athletes, local media reported.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US officials have told election authorities in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.

Russia unveils statue of AK-47 inventor Kalashnikov

Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed countless lives worldwide.

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The ICPC has said the arrest and detention of the former chairman of the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel, Okoi Obono-Obla, was done within the ambits of the law.

ICPC: Okoi Obono-Obla’s arrest, detention followed due process

The ICPC has said the arrest and detention of the former chairman of the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel, Okoi Obono-Obla, was done within the ambits of the law.
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NUJ begs government to avoid Chinese medical team

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has pleaded with the Federal Government not to get Chinese medical team involved in the fight against Coronavirus in the country.
5G phone masts are being set alight in the UK, after online conspiracy theories have misleadingly linked the cell towers to the coronavirus pandemic.

British 5G towers set on fire over coronavirus conspiracy theories

5G phone masts are being set alight in the UK, after online conspiracy theories have misleadingly linked the cell towers to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC reports that at least three 5G towers were set alight last week, and police and fire services were called to extinguish the flames.
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Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates Senegal on 60th Independence Day

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has taken to social media to join in the celebrations of his country Senegal which marked its 60th Independence Day on Saturday.