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Italian politicians planning to visit Crimea claim receiving threats from Ukraine

The officials received letters from the Ukrainian diplomatic mission in Italy saying theywere violating Ukraine’s Criminal Code
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News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
Some women on Wednesday stormed the Federal High Court in Lagos, chanting solidarity songs on the freezing order placed on the bank accounts of ex-First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. The Economic and F
Friday Olokor, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday said it had suspended its plan to amend the Act establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. This comes barely two weeks after it announced t
Ramon Oladimeji   A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Orji Chukwuma, on Wednesday tendered before a Federal High Court in Lagos the receipt of the N40m rent paid by a former Dir
Peter Dada, Akure The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Oke, on Wednesday chided the leadership of the All Progressives Congress for its alleged unguard
The Board of Directors of Romania’s largest natural gas producer Romgaz Medias (SNG.RO) has decided the company would keep supplying natural gas to state-run electricity and thermal power producer E
At least 3,800 migrants and refugees have perished this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe, the highest ever toll ever on the perilous route, the UN said Wednesday. “We
10 people were arrested after they chained themselves together and blocked the right side of the George Washington Bridge going into Manhattan during rush hour. Read Full Article at RT
On Monday, a German delegation arrived in Crimea on a visit, due to last until October 28
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Herbert Salber discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict’s resolution, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minis
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party under the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has threatened to sue the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission i
The growth of China's nuclear power industry will make it the world's biggest in 15 years, the World Nuclear Association (WNA) said on Tuesday. Read Full Article at
Increment of reserves totaled 730 mln tonnes of oil and 1.1 trillion cubic meters of gas in 2015
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane criticised the violent protest outside Parliament, saying that this should not be the norm.
In 2015, Gazprom Group supplied 3.56 mln tonnes of liquefied natural gas
Britain is lagging behind countries including Rwanda, the Philippines and Nicaragua in a global ranking of gender parity, slipping to 20th place on the World Economic Forum (WEF) index.
The Russian defense minister announced these initiatives during a bilateral meeting with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar
There is a new development today regarding the controversial power line to the PCC silicone plant under construction at Bakki, near Húsavík, North Iceland.
Peter Dada, Akure No fewer than 24,000 officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force would be deployed in Ondo State to provide security during the November 26, 2016 governorship election. The Ondo Sta
In the wake of a series of high profile tax scandals, Brussels has proposed to relaunch one of its oldest and the most ambitious reforms which could boost the EU economy and tackle aggr
Twenty-five migrants were found dead in the bottom of a rubber boat in the Mediterranean, aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Wednesday, as sea deaths look set to break last year's rec
The world's largest professional network LinkedIn could soon be blocked in Russia. The company has failed to comply with a law that obliges companies to keep data on Russian users in th
The declaration envisages the monitoring and forecasting of emergencies, the development of early-warning systems, managing the governing bodies’ activities and the exchange of new technologies
Bauchi lawmaker, Mrs Maryam Begel, said on Wednesday that investigations conducted revealed that the HIV virus is spreading faster in matrimonial homes in most Northern states of the country than outs
JOHN ALECHENU, Abuja The leadership of the All Progressives Congress has decided to move against the party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Timi Frank. The PUNCH gathered in Abuja, on
Inhabitants of the Calais ‘Jungle’ have attempted to break through the police line and storm back into the camp, which is being demolished by the authorities, according to RT's reporter
A Russian diplomat stresses a great amount of factors that deteriorate the situation in the Middle East remain off-screen
NATO is also in dialogue with Finland and Sweden being closer to the Baltic Sea
Former PM David Cameron says he will publish a ‘tell-all’ autobiography, reflecting on the highs and lows of his six years in office. It is not clear, however, whether he will address t
The Borno State Government says it may declare a state of emergency to curb the menace of drug abuse in communities liberated from Boko Haram control. The Commissioner for Justice, Alhaji Kaka Shehu, 
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday inaugurated the Presidential Committee on North East  Initiative.  The committee led by Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), is saddled with t
The number of unemployed people in China is more than the entire Russian population
A man who really didn’t want to get married mutilated his genitals to avoid the big day, choosing agonizing pain and emergency surgery over taking a wife – for the second time. Read Fu

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