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Three supporters of India’s ruling right-wing party and another from a rival regional party have been killed in a gun battle in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said Sunday.
The US ambassador to Malawi was on Thursday forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
Afghan peace protesters marching through Taliban territory have been detained by the insurgents, two supporters of the movement told AFP on Tuesday.
An Iraqi court on Monday gave verdicts of death to two more Frenchmen over charges of joining the Islamic State (IS) militant group, a judicial source said.
More than two years after his death in Brussels, Etienne Tshisekedi's body was repatriated to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he was finally laid to rest in the land of his ancestors.
Thousands of supporters of Angola’s former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the country’s devastating civil war.
Supporters of Gov. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on Friday, staged a solidarity rally on the streets of Benin City to demonstrate their support for the governor’s second term ambition.
Ernesto Valverde described Antoine Griezmann as "a great player" but was unable to confirm whether he would be joining Barcelona, despite Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain distancing themselves from the World Cup-winning forward.
An aspirant for the position of the President of the Senate in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Thursday that he was open to consensus even as he restated his opposition to the imposition of a leader by his party, the All Progressives Party, on the Senate.
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.
Arsenal will work together with Valencia to identify fans that made monkey gestures and Nazi salutes during Thursday’s Europa League semi-final at the Emirates.
May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce his colleagues financially to vote for him during last Tuesday presiding officers election, the House of Representatives has said.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.
No fewer than 31 persons have been killed and 41 injured in multiple explosions at a Borno town late Sunday after three suicide bombers infiltrated a tea joint and commercial area.
The National Pensions Commission (NPC) is to begin the verification of prospective retirees, who would be leaving the public service of the Federation in 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
Gonzalo Higuain is determined to see out his contract at Juventus, his brother and agent, Nicolas Higuain, has said.
Mediterranean countries have said they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants — many fleeing Syria’s war — who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.
Ghanaweb has revealed that four Nigerians, yet to be identified, were responsible for the kidnap of two Canadian ladies in Kumasi last week.
Aliyu Aziz, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has been named chairman of the advisory committee of the open standards identity API (OSIA) initiative, a programme by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA).