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Cyclone: Powerful storm makes landfall in Australia

Cyclone: Powerful storm makes landfall in Australia

A powerful cyclone carrying winds of up to 263km/h (163 mph) has reached the coast of Queensland, Australia. More than 25,000 people were urged to...
Britain’s May announces plan for general election on June 8

UK to conduct major counter-terrorism exercise in October: PM May

Britain will conduct a major counter-terrorism training exercise in October across parts of Scotland and northern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday,...
British parliament reopens after attack, honours slain policeman

British parliament reopens after attack, honours slain policeman

The British parliament reopened on Thursday with lawmakers holding a moment of silence for victims of the London terrorist attack that killed three people. The...
British police arrest 7 in probe into attack on parliament

British police arrest 7 in probe into attack on parliament

British police have arrested seven people in the investigation into an attacker who killed three people and injured about 40 before being shot to...
Buhari condoles with Britons over London terrorist attack

Buhari condoles with Britons over London terrorist attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack near the United Kingdom Parliament Building at Westminster, London. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser...
Top British bosses earn nearly 400 times more than minimum wage

Top British bosses earn nearly 400 times more than minimum wage

The heads of Britain’s top 100 listed companies earn on average almost 400 times more than a worker on the minimum wage, according to...
Man shot dead after seizing soldier’s gun at Paris’ Orly airport

Man shot dead after seizing soldier’s gun at Paris’ Orly airport

French Interior Minister Bruno le Roux told on Saturday, said security forces shot dead a man who seized a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly...
UN deputy scribe tasks FG on prompt preparations for census

Gender economic equality will take 170years – Amina Mohammed

It will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said. Mohammed, in her...
Britain’s May announces plan for general election on June 8

UK PM May should call an early election to cope with Brexit: Hague

British Prime Minister Theresa May should scrap fixed-term parliaments and call an early general election to ensure she has the time and political security...
UNHCR expresses worry over influx of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

Nigerians, others taking ‘enormous risks’ to Europe – UNHCR

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has raised an alarm that refugees and migrants, many of them Nigerians, are taking...

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