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Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region,...
Tanzanian president sacks information minister

Tanzanian president sacks information minister

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has sacked the country’s information minister, the first cabinet change since taking office in late 2015. Magufuli, nicknamed “the Bulldozer” for...
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...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Russia’s foreign minister says ready to discuss reducing nuclear arms

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday Russia was willing to discuss reducing nuclear weapons, news agency RIA reported. “We are ready to discuss...
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...
Normalcy returns to Gulak, as Army repels Boko Haram attack

US commends Nigeria, neighbours over Boko Haram war

Nigeria and its neighbours have received the commendation of the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson or the effective strategies adopted to combat the...
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...
World Water Day: Experts advocate regular water intake

World Water Day: Experts advocate regular water intake

Two medical experts, a general physician and a dietician, on Wednesday advised people to take water regularly to reduce pain in the joints...
UNICEF expresses concern over use of children especially girls as “human bombs”

Children most affected by limited water resources – UNICEF

One in four children worldwide will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)...