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Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir to travel to Qatar amid protests

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will visit Qatar, state media in the Gulf state said Monday, in what would be his first trip abroad since widespread protests began against his rule.

Regional powers stick with President Omar al-Bashir as Sudan protests mount

As angry protests pile pressure on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to step down, key powers are standing by his regime to ensure stability in a strife-torn region, analysts say.

Qatar: GCC needs to enforce its own rules

Qatar has said it is committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but that the bloc needed to enforce its own rules, signalling that a reformed alliance could help end the Gulf crisis.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a massive new airport project in Istanbul, which, once complete, is expected to become one of the world's largest.

Recep Erdogan inaugurates Istanbul Airport, one of world’s largest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a massive new airport project in Istanbul, which, once complete, is expected to become one of the world's largest.

Qatar scraps controversial exit visa system

Qatar has approved legislation to scrap controversial exit visas which require all foreign workers to obtain their employers’ permission to leave the country, according to official statements published on Tuesday.
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Russia transfers World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over mantle of the World Cup host to the emir of Qatar whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.
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Russia hands over World Cup host to Qatar

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over mantle of the World Cup host to the emir of Qatar whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. AFP PHOTO | ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition.

Donald Trump, Qatar emir to discuss mutual issues of interest

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is due to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, on Tuesday to discuss ways of enhancing political coordination between the two countries, strengthening security as well as economic relations.

Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim, Donald Trump to meet in April

The Qatari government has announced that Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend an April meeting in Washington, DC, with US President Donald Trump.

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Islamic cleric sues for peace during elections

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Police deploy more personnel in CBN in Ekiti, warn against security lapses

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PDP: President Buhari, APC out to truncate democracy

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APDA backs INEC for credible election

The Kano state chapter of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance ( APDA ), on Monday, threw its weight behind the postponement of the 2019 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying it will enable the Commission to conduct a more credible, free and fair elections that will be acceptable to Nigerians.

Adamawa PDP chieftain kidnapped by unknown gunmen

An Adamawa Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain, Chief Emmanuel Pentecost Agiso, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.