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Joe Biden, the Democratic heavyweight hoping to wrest the U.S. presidency from Donald Trump, has called on his opponent to make public the transcript of a phone call during which he reportedly made an inappropriate “promise” to a foreign leader.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.
Oil prices edged higher in Asian trade on Thursday after days of turbulence, with markets soothed by Saudi Arabia’s pledge to restore full production by end-September at facilities knocked out in drone and missile attacks last weekend.
United States Consulate General in Lagos on Monday launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a State Department-led initiative that supports women entrepreneurs around the world.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US, as tensions mount between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations.
Facebook said Monday it is working to stop advertisers from changing headlines in links to news stories after concerns raised by a British political party’s altering of one such link.
The fully functioning toilet was installed as part of an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan titled “Victory is Not an Option,” which only opened to the public on Thursday. The palace will be closed for the rest of the day, a spokesperson said on Twitter.
Trump said in a statement released by the White House that bin Laden was killed in a counterterrorism operation near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, though did not provide an exact date for the death.
President Donald Trump's administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, U.S. senators said on Thursday, after lawmakers from both parties expressed anger that the White House had held up money approved by Congress.
After an apparent conciliatory move by China, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday made one of his own, announcing that he agreed to delay an increase in tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods by two weeks.
“Not only is it a problem overall, but really specifically with respect for children,” Trump told reporters. He continued, “We may very well have to do something very, very strong about it.”
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had asked John Bolton, his national security adviser, to resign, citing strong differences of opinion with his hawkish assistant.
The Taliban on Tuesday vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with the insurgents were “dead”, saying Washington would regret abandoning negotiations.
President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever agreeing to meet them on a debate stage.
Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, is about to hold a world press conference on the ongoing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa.
The U.S. and China imposed new tariffs on each other's exported goods on Sunday, the latest skirmish in the lengthy and contentious trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
The deputy leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Tom Watson, said on Saturday that his stance on Brexit, where he backs a second referendum before a parliamentary election, unlike leader Jeremy Corbyn, is behind efforts by some in the party to remove him.
Club Brugge coach Philippe Clement has back Nigerian U23 striker David Okereke to end goal drought when they face Anderlecht at Jan Breydel Stadium on Sunday.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Extension Department, has trained 10 extension workers on ginger production.
British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.
The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande, and three others have been kidnapped.
Portugal international and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says sex with model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is superior to the best goal of his glittering football career.
Free-scoring Liverpool made Premier League history in a 3-1 victory over Newcastle inspired by Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Malam Kabir Adamu, has said that the Bank disbursed N84 billion to farmers during the Anchor Borrower Program (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Roma's missing children social media campaign has helped find a second girl from London.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was a step away from joining Arsenal prior to signing for Manchester United in 2003.