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Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri set for China Open

Being one of the elite tournaments in the ITTF World Tour, this year’s China Open will witness the assemblage of top stars across the globe including the top 50 ranked players in the world among them is Africa’s number one, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri.
Dieter Zetsche, chairman of the board of management of Daimler AG, speaks at the unveiling of a Mercedes-Benz GLB on the opening day of the Shanghai Auto Show on April 16, 2019. – Global car makers flock to the Shanghai Auto Show this week with the world’s largest vehicle market facing an unfamiliar sales slump just as China veers toward an ultra-competitive electric future. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Mercedes ‘very sorry’ after China consumer gripe goes viral

German auto giant Mercedes-Benz apologised Tuesday over the ordeal of a Chinese car buyer who alleged mistreatment by an authorised dealership in a viral video that triggered consumer outrage.
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Archeologists Unearth 2,000-year-old wine

Archeologists in central China Tuesday believe they have unearthed a 2,000-year-old pot of wine that had been sealed and buried in a tomb.

China to become world’s largest country of organ transplants by 2020

China is expected to have the most organ transplant surgeries in 2020, said Huang Jiefu, Director of the China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee.

Police nab suspects after $87 million cryptocurrency theft

Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87m) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
China's first domestically made large passenger aircraft C919 takes off from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, June 26, 2018. C919 made trial flight again. (China News Service|Yin Liqin)

China’s locally-made C919 large passenger planes undergo flight tests

China’s C919 large passenger plane project is making steady progress, with two planes undergoing flight tests, according to the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp of China.

Emmanuel Macron seeks to woo China’s Xi Jinping with ‘horse diplomacy’

French President Emmanuel Macron went out of his way to win the heart of the Chinese leader on the first day of his state visit on Monday, offering him a horse of the elite French Republican Guard.

Heavy snowfall shuts 3 airports in China

Heavy snowfall shuts three Chinese airports and nine others are experiencing extensive delays because of heavy snowfall, Chinese aviation data provider VariFlight said on Thursday.

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The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba drug in massive raid

The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate President: Why we are amending Production Sharing Contract law

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.

Lawyers demand justice over colleague’s police brutality

A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.

Gunmen kill 14 policemen in Mexico

Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.