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No cold war between Russia, US – Russian minister

Russia and the U.S. are not in state of cold war despite Washington’s attempts to impose its will on Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said.

Sri Lanka’s president sacks outspoken justice minister

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena sacked his controversial justice minister Wednesday for speaking out against a billion-dollar deal to sell a stake in a loss-making deep sea port to China.

Buhari working from home disgraceful – Ozekhome

Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activists, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has said it is disgraceful and shameful that President Muhammadu Buhari who only returned to the country on Saturday, after 105 days in the UK on medical vacation, cannot work from office because of ‘Rats and Rodents’.

Egypt criticises US decision to withhold military aid

Egypt has criticised the United States after it reportedly withheld $195m (£152m) in military aid and cut $96m in other aid over human rights concerns.

NDDC to budget N4 billion for Raise Innovation Champions

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has disclosed that the Commission will set aside more than N4bilion this year for renovation and upgrade of learning environments across the Niger Delta.

North Korea’s Kim ‘starting to respect US’ – Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is “starting to respect” the United States, President Donald Trump declared, even as Pyongyang revealed plans for its missile development Wednesday and Kim ordered a production boost.

South Korea’s leader seeks active role in efforts to denuclearise Pyongyang

President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday called for South Korea’s greater role in diplomacy to denuclearise North Korea and directed the government to step up efforts to improve relations with the communist state.

Nigeria ranks 3rd in global cybercrimes after UK, US – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday revealed that Nigeria was currently ranked globally as the third most notorious perpetrators of cyber-crime attacks after the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) which are both on the top list.

Delta plans daily flight from Nigeria to US

Delta Airlines says it will be launching another three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, in addition to its existing four-times a week service to the United States.

Court orders forfeiture of 58 more Diezani’s houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of 58 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $417m in cancer lawsuit

A US jury has ordered drugmaker Johnson & Johnson to pay $417m to a woman who claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products.

North Korea’ll never surrender nuclear arms – envoy

North Korea’s self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday (Aug 22).

Rojo boosts Man United with return to training

Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo gave another filip to early Premier League leaders Manchester United by returning to training with the first team on Tuesday.

Coca-Cola, Pespi, 5 others agree to limit sugar content of drinks

Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight diabetes.

‘Blue Roon’ – Rooney’s renaissance has media purring

Wayne Rooney labelled his 200th Premier League goal in Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City a "sweet moment" and had the British media purring and suggesting Tuesday he be recalled to the England squad.

NATO welcomes new US approach to Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday welcomed the new strategy announced by US President Donald Trump for Afghanistan and South Asia, noting that NATO remained “fully committed” to Afghanistan.

Oil prices rise on signs of tightening market

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, lifted by indications that supply is gradually tightening, especially in the United States.

North Korea’s fiery rhetoric on US-S Korea military drills

North Korea on Tuesday greeted the start of annual US-South Korean military drills with fiery threats, vowing "merciless retaliation" for exercises Pyongyang claims are an invasion rehearsal.

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