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UN resolution paves way for mass use of driverless cars

A resolution to ensure the safe use of automated vehicles has been passed at the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Global Forum on Road Traffic Safety in Geneva.

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Kano trade fair extended by four days

The ongoing 39th Kano international trade fair has been extended to 14th December as against the initial closing date of December 8.
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Pound rebounds as Theresa May pledges to fight on, warns Brexit at risk

Sterling rose on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight a challenge to her leadership and warned rebels within her party that they risked delaying or even stopping Britain’s departure from the European Union.
US Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their Women's Singles Quarter-Finals match at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 4, 2018.Six-time champion Serena Williams overpowered Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the US Open. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT

Serena Williams debuts in Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list

The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams has made it to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women for the first time as the magazine shared the list on Tuesday.
Michael Kovrig

Former Canadian diplomat held in China a ‘pawn’

The pattern is familiar: Canada arrests a Chinese national wanted in the US. Shortly after, a Canadian national is locked up in China.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

APC candidate Jide Sanwo-Olu promises gridlock-free Lagos if elected governor

Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to ensure eradication of gridlocks on roads if elected governor in the 2019 elections.