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About 9,000 members of the US military stationed in South Korea, on Wednesday urged to leave if a dispute over the sharing of the costs for the 28,500 US soldiers stationed in the country remains unresolved.

9,000 US soldiers threaten to leave Korea over funding row

About 9,000 members of the US military stationed in South Korea, on Wednesday urged to leave if a dispute over the sharing of the costs for the 28,500 US soldiers stationed in the country remains unresolved.
Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq on Wednesday in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week stoked fears of a new Middle East war.

US admits 11 soldiers injured in Iranian missile attack

Although the US military and President Donald Trump had previously maintained there were no casualties in Iranian missile attack on Iraqi air base on 8 January, it has now been revealed that at least 11 American troops were injured.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Unical teaching hospital schedules first open heart surgery for April

The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, will carry out her first Open Heart Surgery in the hospital around the second week of April 2020.
Al-Shabaab jihadists have attacked a military base in Kenya which houses US soldiers along with local troops. The fighting is “still ongoing,” reports say.

US military confirms Camp Samba attack, mum on casualties

The U.S. military has confirmed that there has been a terror attack on its military base in Kenya that houses some of its personnel.
Qasem Soleimani

Iran top general to be laid to rest Tuesday in hometown

Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani will be laid to rest Tuesday in his hometown of Kerman as part of three days of ceremonies across the country, the Revolutionary Guards said.
The U.S. killed Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani, in a “defensive action,” the Pentagon says.

US claims responsibility for killing Iranian general

The U.S. killed Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani, in a “defensive action,” the Pentagon says.
U.S. President Donald Trump. PHOTO- Matt Bevin. Bryan Woolston-Getty Images-AFP

US Congress invites Donald Trump to impeachment hearing

US Congress has invited US President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing on 4 December.

US pledges more support for Nigerian Air Force

The United States of America (USA) Government has again assured the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) of its continued support in combating emerging security threats in the Country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria, US partnership will continue to produce desirable results

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said that the partnership between Nigeria and the US was one that would continue to produce mutually desirable results for both countries.
White House national security adviser John Bolton speaks about the political unrest in Venezuela after violence broke out at anti-government protests near Caracas, outside the White House in Washington, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS-Joshua Roberts

John Bolton: Iran ‘almost certainly’ behind ship attacks off UAE

US National Security Advisor John Bolton accused Iran Wednesday of “almost certainly” being behind sabotage attacks on oil tankers off the UAE coast this month, as he visited Abu Dhabi amid soaring tensions between Washington and Tehran.
Amirali Hajizadeh

Iran: US carrier, troops in Gulf now a target

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represents a target, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seems to have been sidelined from the peace process [Qatari MOFA-file photo]

US and Taliban due to resume Doha peace talks in bid to end war

Taliban and US officials are due to begin a new round of negotiations in the Qatari capital Doha, a Taliban spokesman confirmed on Wednesday, as the two sides meet in a renewed bid to restore peace.
US Airstrike

US confirms killing No. 2 Islamic State leader in Somalia

The US military confirmed Monday that it had killed the second-ranking Islamic State leader in Somalia in an air strike.
There is credible evidence that US military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians in the past two years, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not adequately investigating potential casualties.

Amnesty: Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate

US forces have "dramatically increased" the number of air strikes in Somalia with several civilians killed by the powerful missiles, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, reports denied by the military.

Pentagon: US strike in Somalia kills 35 ‘terrorists’

US forces have conducted an air strike in Somalia that killed 35 Al-Shabaab militants, officials said Monday, in the latest in a string of attacks against the Al-Qaeda affiliate.
Juan Guaido

Guaido refuses to rule out US military intervention in Venezuela

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido does not rule a US military intervention to oust President Nicolas Maduro amid reports that Washington is in direct contact with Venezuelan generals to stoke a mutiny.

US no longer announcing deaths, damage in Somalia airstrikes

The US military says it has carried out two new airstrikes in Somalia against the al-Shabaab extremist group but will no longer give details on fighters killed or damage done.

52 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia airstrike – US military

The US military said it launched an airstrike on al-Shabaab militants on Saturday in response to their attack on a Somali military base.

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Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees

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Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
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Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

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NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.