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The public can bid farewell to the first Slovak president on October 12.
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The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, for his confirmation by the Senate on Wednesday. Saraki, who felicitated with Onn
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Neither Russian nor Syrian air forces had bombed positions of Syrian Arab coalition fighters supported by Washington in Syria on Tuesday, Russia's Defense Ministry has said, rejecting a
The general commanding the US-led coalition against Islamic State said that Kurds will be involved in liberating Raqqa, the IS capital. Kurdish militias are considered terrorists by Tur
Some 7,000 people have fled from villages around the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok because of Boko Haram attacks, the International Organisation for Migration said on Wednesday. The IOM said an es
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson fully supports the "Southern Gas Corridor" project, said Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State speak
As a traditional ruler, the Emir of Kano is expected to dispense sage advice in matters temporal and spiritual to his legions of followers across Muslim-majority northern Nigeria. Like his counterpart
The 3 million EU nationals currently living in Britain may be allowed to stay in the UK post-Brexit, after Theresa May’s government suffered a vote defeat in the House of Lords. Read F
The Secretary of State for Fiscal Affairs, Rocha Andrade, informed Parliament today that there had been a failure to transfer data between the Finance Portal and the central system that caused 14,000
Slovenia has borrowed EUR 1.3bn by reopening its eurobonds due in 2040 and 2027, an operation designed partially to secure funds for the repurchase of dollar-denominated bonds, business daily Finance
"The UN Security Council adopted four resolutions in connection with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. These resolutions demand the unconditional and immediate withdrawal of Armenian armed forces from th
New satellite radar data reveals that excess pumping of groundwater in Central California and a prolonged drought have caused the state to “sink” by as much as 2 feet in the last two ye
At a meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, Portugal and Spain have decided to strengthen technical coordination in the modernisation of a series of rail links that are of "enormous importance." "Our first de
Voodoo rituals are being used to force women into prostitution, according to Austrian police, who have arrested two Nigerian nationals on suspicion of human trafficking. Read Full Artic
A diplomat believes it is impossible to form a single Syrian opposition delegation so far
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday, screened an 82-year-old non-career ambassadorial nominee, Justice Sylvanus Nsofor (retd.), who refused to recite the National
Irish sexual abuse victim Marie Collins has quit the commission which advises Pope Francis on how to tackle the clerical sexual abuse of children, over a “shameful” lack of cooperation
Stunning images and videos from Iceland’s capital show the picturesque city at a standstill following its biggest snowfall in 80 years. Read Full Article at
The former CIA officer due to be extradited from Portugal to Italy for her alleged role in the 'extraordinary rendition' of a suspected terrorist has received a partial pardon from Italy’s President,
Waste disposal giant EnviroServ's court bid to gag an activist for allegedly defaming the company and its Shongweni landfill has been postponed.
Apple denies accusations saying it does not force iPhone prices on retail networks
Nearly half the women and children fleeing Africa for a better life in Europe suffer sexual violence, exploitation and detention along the way.
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday declared free and compulsory basic education up to Junior Secondary School as an enforceable right for every Nigerian child. Delivering
Two young boys have become the latest casualties of bloody gang wars on the Cape Flats, leaving one of them paralysed.
WADA chief says 'public admission by Russian President Vladimir Putin that their ‘anti-doping system has failed’ is an important step in the right direction'
The Federal Government has earmarked N263m to boost the production and export of Gum Arabic as the country earned more than $43m from the export of the commodity in 2016. The Minister of Agriculture a
Joburg's "trolley men" make money from other people's garbage, but although their lives are hard, they would rather do this than turn to crime.
A team of Russian journalists and a team of English ex-pats got together in Moscow on Tuesday to stage a ‘Football Without Violence’ friendly match in an attempt to promote a positive a
The launch of Solara4 took place this Wednesday in Alcoutim: "This will be the largest solar park in Europe without a subsidised tariff and without placing a burden on consumers, in line with the new
Nobubele Mtwesi, thesister of murdered policewoman Ivy Mtwesi, faced her brother-in-law and the men he allegedly hired to kill his wife in court.
First vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has viewed conditions in the special boarding school No. 6 for physically disabled childr
Former Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen has agreed never to hold judicial office in Nevada again, accepting public censure from the disciplinary commission over – among other
Moldova’s President Igor Dodon has initiated creation of a social platform on national reconciliation in an attempt to find a peaceful solution to the Transnistria crisis
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