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Heavy rain batters Western Turkey; flash floods in Istanbul

Heavy rain batters Western Turkey; flash floods in Istanbul

Thunderstorms and floods in Western Turkey caused traffic chaos on Tuesday bringing major cities like Istanbul to a standstill. “This is a disaster’’, transport minister...
Britain faces economic ‘wobble’ after Brexit – Report

Britain faces economic ‘wobble’ after Brexit – Report

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has already brought signs of a post-Brexit “wobble” in London’s economy, as growth in business activity slows...
UN commends Osinbajo’s handling of Bakassi conflict

UN commends Osinbajo’s handling of Bakassi conflict

The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for his handling of the recent conflict in...
Osinbajo receives UN Deputy Scribe, Amina Mohammed

Buhari committed to peaceful, developed Niger-Delta – Boroh

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is committed to a peaceful and developed...
Madagascar minister of finance resigns

Madagascar minister of finance resigns

Madagascar’s finance minister announced his resignation on Monday following media speculation over differences of opinion between him and the president. Gervais Rakotoarimanana told a news...
UN sues for increased peace, diplomacy in Nigeria

UN sues for increased peace, diplomacy in Nigeria

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria...

Turkey: HURMA, CGPI task FG on Hizmet movement

The Human Rights Monitoring Agenda (HURMA) in collaboration with the Centre for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) have called the attention of the Federal Government...
Libya PM urges supporters of Gaddafi to return, help solve country’s problems

Libya PM urges supporters of Gaddafi to return, help solve country’s problems

Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Sarraj has urged supporters of former leader Muammar Gaddafi to return to the...
Indian parliament begin voting for new president

Indian parliament begin voting for new president

India’s parliament began voting on Monday for a new president in an election likely to be won by a candidate backed by the ruling...
Canada ranks second-best country to be an Immigrant

Canada ranks second-best country to be an Immigrant

Canada has been ranked as the top country outside Europe, and the second-best country worldwide, to live as an immigrant. Only Sweden is ranked...