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President Donald Trump’s administration is bypassing Congress to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, citing a threat from Iran, despite lawmakers’ concerns about their possible use against civilians in Yemen, a senator said on Friday.
The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants to “fully restore” strained ties between Washington and Moscow, during a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The United States has tightened restrictions on Iran's nuclear programme by failing to renew two key sanctions waivers which allowed Russia and the European nations to do business with Tehran.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Tuesday welcomed a U.S. decision to end all Iran sanction waivers by May, saying it was a necessary step to halt Tehran’s “destabilising” policy in the region.
The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Abbas Mousavi, issued a statement on Monday that warned of “adverse consequences” if the U.S. ended their sanctions waiver on the Persian Gulf nation’s oil imports.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is still in charge of nuclear negotiations between the US and North Korea a day after Pyongyang said it wanted Pompeo to be disengaged from the stalled negotiations.
The U.S will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his country’s crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.
The Federal Government on Thursday admonished the People’s Democratic Party’s Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to stop overheating the polity with purported self help moves after losing the February presidential elections.
The United States has revoked the entry visa of Fatou Bensouda, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in response to her inquiry into possible war crimes by US forces in Afghanistan, her office said.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s regime, bolstered by a Russian military deployment infuriating the US, on Thursday announced a ban on Washington-backed self-declared interim leader Juan Guaido holding public office.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorizations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document seen by the Reuters news agency.
The U.S. will further clamp down on the use of foreign aid for non-governmental organisations that support abortions or work with groups that help women access the medical service, an official said.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, admitted that unemployment in the country was now very severe, promising to focus squarely on the economy in his second term in office.
US President Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, according to the State Department.
A senior Republican representative has lashed out at the administration of US President Donald Trump over its failure to provide an update on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) interrogated Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, following a petition by Legislatives Aides, it was learnt on Sunday.
The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Sadiq Radda, has explained why the Federal Government released some seized items to their owners.
Nigeria international Mikel Obi agrees that there are world class players in the current Chelsea set-up, but is worried that no one possesses the right leadership skill needed to motivate the team to challenge for honours.
Kampala and Kigali traded accusations Saturday after Ugandan police accused Rwandan soldiers of entering the country and killing two men, further stoking tensions between the two countries.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.