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Lebanon’s PM returns to Beirut after abrupt resignation while in Saudi Arabia

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An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday remanded a 54-year-old man, Gbenga Ibuoye, in prison over an alleged attempt to kidnap a family. The accused, whose residential address was no
The Federal Government on Monday offered for subscription by auction N10.69bn worth of sovereign green bonds, the Debt Management Office said. The offer is in a circular on DMO’s website. It stated
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as misleading, reports that some United Nations personnel were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The Army said no trucks of the UN agency con
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The fire that broke out in a retirement home in the south-eastern town of ?rnomelj on Sunday has claimed one life, as an 88-year-old man has died of severe burns, Novo Mesto police said on Monday.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) sold $75.2 million to Ukrainian banks at a forex auction today, December 18, according to the NBU website.
Governor Ortom says it was an armed robbery incident Suspected gunmen on Sunday allegedly killed a senior military officer who was said to be in transit along Katsina Ala/ Takum highway in Benue State
The SBI TOP index of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange was down 0.11% to 792.17 points on Monday, with household appliances maker Gorenje losing almost 2% to EUR 5.50 and fuel retailer Petrol more than 1%
A US Air Force base in the UK was placed on lockdown on Monday afternoon when a car reportedly tried to ram the entry gates. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed an incident at “th
Councillors are deploying fake nests to try to drive away a buzzard that has been holding up tree felling work...
A man has accused his brother of being responsible for the disappearance of his child, saying a herbalist told him so. As a result, his brother sued him, saying he has defamed him. The Police in Nasar
According to the White House, Trump "is focused on continuing to find areas of cooperation where they can be found while being ever vigilant at protecting America’s interests"
Erste Private Banking has attracted EUR30 million over the last two weeks from high-income customers, due to market evolutions, and the assets managed exceeding the EUR1 billion threshold.
Food lovers are cheesed off after what may be the greatest con of 2017. A food festival that promised unlimited cheese and wine ran out of the former – and has since been labelled the
A young man of African origin was filmed violently attacking an elderly woman on the street of the German city of Nurnberg. The suspect was sent for psychiatric examination; his motive
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has voiced his support for same-sex unions, telling an LGBT gathering that he even toyed with the idea of becoming bisexual so he could “have fun
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the seat for the Kogi East senatorial district vacant. The judgment was delivered today by Justice Abdul Aboki on a pre-election matter instituted before the
Ukrainian farmers over the first four months of the 2017-2018 marketing year (MY, July 2017-June 2018) exported 829,100 tonnes of wheat to the Middle Eastern countries, which was 46% up year-over-year
US media and government members baselessly accuse Russia of influencing the 2016 presidential election, presenting any attempt to improve relations with Moscow as treason, Professor of

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