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Former Iraqi President Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

Former Iraqi President Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

The body of former Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, arrived in the Iraqi Kurdish City of Sulaimaniya on Friday for an official funeral attended by...
Canada province to ban abortion protests

Canada province to ban abortion protests

A Canadian province is tabling legislation that would make it illegal to protest outside abortion clinics. Ontario's attorney general announced on Thursday that the government...
Former Iraqi President Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani dies in German hospital

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, has died in a hospital in Germany, Iraqiya state television reported on Tuesday. Talabani had been hospitalised several times in...
Facebook to unveil NG_Hub to boost innovation in Nigeria

Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway 2016 U.S. election – Kremlin

Russia did not place adverts on Facebook Inc to try to influence the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. U.S....
Balogun assumes duty as ambassador to Indonesia

Balogun assumes duty as ambassador to Indonesia

Hakeem Balogun Nigeria’s Ambassador to Indonesia, has assumed duty in Jakarta after the presentation of his Letters of Credence to Indonesian President Joko Widodo. A...
First Malay woman declared new president-elect of Singapore

First Malay woman declared new president-elect of Singapore

Halimah Yacob has been declared Singapore’s eighth president on Wednesday after a “walkover” election that saw no vote after no other contenders ran for...
Russia, Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation – Putin

Putin thinks North Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he thought the North Korea crisis would not escalate into a large-scale conflict involving nuclear weapons, predicting...
China to spend over $1 trillion on planes over next 20 years: Boeing

China to spend over $1 trillion on planes over next 20 years: Boeing

Chinese airlines are likely to buy more than 7,000 planes worth 1.1 trillion dollars over the next 20 years, as they grow their fleets...
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of ‘global catastrophe’

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counter-productive. The Russian leader...
Dozens of children die at another Indian hospital

Dozens of children die at another Indian hospital

Not less than 49 children died at a state-run hospital in Northern India allegedly due to lack of medicine or oxygen, Police Chief Dayanand...