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More than a dozen infected Americans from a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship off Japan flew on evacuation flights to the US with other passengers on Monday, as the epidemic claimed more lives in China to take the death toll above 1,700.
Central American migrants and asylum seekers already suffer from mental health issues stemming from the violence they are fleeing, but US and regional immigration policies are making matters much worse, according to a new report by Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF).
Following the announcement by China’s national health body that the new coronavirus can be transmitted from person to person, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will hold a meeting on Wednesday to decide if it (ailment) should be declared a global health emergency.
President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton’s 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.
Twitter is banning animated PNG image files (APNGs) from its platform, after an attack on the Epilepsy Foundation’s Twitter account sent out similar animated images that could potentially cause seizures in photosensitive people.
At a brief ceremony to flag off the inaugural flight in Lome, Togo, on Monday, the Ethiopian Airlines Vice President, Marketing, Rahel Assefa, assured passengers of exciting journey on the new route.
Kamaru Usman sent a bloodied, bleary Colby Covington spiralling to the ground for the second time. Usman then leaped on him and went to work on Covington’s badly injured face, battering his dazed opponent with hammer fists until the referee mercifully intervened.
Experts say North Korea appeared to have conducted a fuel engine test on the ground, potentially for a long-range missile, in what Pyongyang claimed as “the test of great significance.”
President Donald Trump’s visit to Apple’s Texas manufacturing plant represents a truce in the White House war on Silicon Valley and an unlikely “bromance” with chief executive Tim Cook.
The number of students from Nigeria currently studying in the United States increased to 13,423 in the 2018/2019 academic session, a new report has said.
Ten Nigerians have been charged with conspiring to launder illegal proceeds that were fraudulently obtained as a result of romance scams targeting multiple victims, the US Justice Department said on Wednesday night.
A federal judge has struck down a decision by the Trump administration to allow blueprints for 3D-printed guns to be shared online.
A Nigerian businessman, Olukayode Sodimu, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court about how an American and alleged serial conman, Marco Ramirez, defrauded him of 145,000 dollars in a green card scam.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has decried the slow pace of work on the Agbara – Seme section of the Lagos – Badagry expressway, describing the condition of the road as “pathetic”.
Joe Biden’s standing in the Democratic presidential nomination battle has slipped in Iowa against top rivals including Elizabeth Warren, the frontrunner in the early-voting state, who on Friday answered critics over how she will pay for her progressive policies.
A young woman in Texas who remained awake for her brain surgery was able to speak to doctors during the procedure — and viewers from around the world looked on, as part of the operation was live-streamed on Facebook.
As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.
It called on Distribution Companies in the country to improve on their financial and technical capacity to deliver or the government would intervene more directly to find solutions to darkness.
Veritas University, Abuja, has built a police station on its campus in the Bwari area of the Federal Capital Territory, saying the presence of policemen was needed to checkmate the spate of insecurity including kidnapping and armed robbery.
India has denied trying to hide poor people from United States President Donald Trump despite building a brick wall alongside a slum the US president is due to be driven past.
Plans by the management of the Voice of America (VOA) have reached an advanced stage to set up its North-East Regional Reporting centre in Gombe for easy reach on members of the public who are listeners of the station particularly its Hausa service.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), has promised to build the capacity of nurses and midwives in the country in order to ensure delivery of quality health care to Nigerians.