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Development of Arctic Council to be discussed at conference opening in Moscow

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The Russian International Affairs Council said that the event continues a detailed study of the international aspects of cooperation in the Arctic region the council began in 2011
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Iranian anti-aircraft troops fired shots at a drone as it was flying over central Tehran on Monday, the governor of Tehran Province was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency. A similar
Abnormally low temperatures across northwest Europe and increased energy demand have resulted in the highest electricity prices in almost a decade. Power plant outages and worker strike
Two Russian football fans jailed in France over mass disorder at the 2016 UEFA European Championship will be extradited to their homeland on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
A debate at the a special agriculture committee saw the European Commission maintaining in Brussels on Monday that Croatian producers should be allowed to use the name Teran for a wine even though Slo
The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in the framework of the pension reform proposes to reduce the periods of insurance for the retirement age up to 15 years as of January 1, 2018, which will allo
The Federal Government has set up a 21-man steering committee to restructure and recapitalise the Bank of Agriculture. The committee would commence the restructuring with N500bn and work within the ne
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The management of Isa Kaita College of Education in Katsina State on Monday said the institution has dismissed six  academic staff for alleged gross misconduct. The college pro
The Kremlin may be plotting against UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and top diplomats, possibly by collecting compromising details on them, a former FCO minister claims, fanning the
Blockades, demonstrations and an event billed as a ‘gay dance parade’ are being planned in an attempt to sabotage Donald Trump’s inauguration, as left-wing protesters look to up the ant
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The University of Ilorin said that adequate security has been put in place in and around its campus to prevent any incidence that might affect peace and tranquillity in the university. The Deputy Dire
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Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden during his Kyiv visit has urged the Ukrainian authorities to strengthen the newly-created anti-corruption agencies, in order to root out "cronyism
Bayo Akinloye Eminent lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to restrain Mr. Ibrahim Magu from parading himself as the Acting Chairman of the E
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Justice Ministry to organize legal support of lawsuits against Russia, which are aimed at protecting interests
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday said the commission was poised to build a functional electoral system ahead of 2019 general elections. Yakubu m
The Chairman of Sokoto State Chapter of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdullahi Aliyu, said on Monday that an ex-official of the union, Alhaji Bello Arzika, has been kidnappe
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu exchanged views on the situation in Syria
Shareholders of FinBank (Odesa), the key of whom, according to the National Bank, is a citizen of Ukraine Oleksandr Hranovskiy, intend to liquidate a financial institution, the bank said in the disclo
The court will announce the decision on the possibility of executing ECHR's ruling regarding compensation to former Yukos shareholders
The British military has seen a 30 percent spike in personnel caught and expelled from the ranks for using illicit substances, according to new figures. Read Full Article at RT.com
The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has commended members of the local vigilance group for foiling the kidnap of  the wife of the Abodi of Ikale-land, Oba Babatunde Faduyile.   The party,
Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday night listed “thick skin” and “stamina” as important qualities for the top person in the White House to have, in an ironic reference to his successor Don
The IMF upgrades estimate of Russia’s GDP decline in 2016 to 0.6% from 0.8%, keeps outlooks for 2017, 2018 unchanged
The Reykjavík Tourist Information Centre has opened at City Hall today, moving from its previous location at Aðalstræti 2. In... The post Tourist Information Centre Opens in City Hall appeared first o
Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Abia have embarked on strike to protest alleged government’s failure to pay their salaries. Schools in the state were to reopen on Monday, January 9
Foreign affairs minister Bert Koenders has attacked incoming US president Donald Trump’s stance on Nato and the EU, saying both...
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Portugal's former prime minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, was in the Algarve over the weekend in a vain attempt to position himself as the region’s champion over the Via do Infante tolls situation. Tol
Russia’s business ombudsman Boris Titov will attend the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Jan. 20, an official the ombudsman’s administration told TASS. "He has already flo
Early this morning, suicide bombers killed a professor of veterinary medicine and three others, leaving about 17 others seriously injured. The latest incident took place at a mosque in the University
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