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The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed through second reading a bill to grant states in the country control over minerals resources within their domain. The bill, seeks to grant the control
British MPs have voted in favor of government plans to trigger Article 50 by March 31, 2017, meaning Britain will formally initiate the process of leaving the EU before that date. Read
Azerbaijani MP Samad Seyidov on Wednesday suggested redefining the due number of embassies and consulates in foreign countries.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has suggested blocking a substance commonly used for dry cleaning due to its health risks. It is the first of 10 chemicals used in processes su
Democrats are calling for pressure to be piled on President-elect Donald Trump to ensure he keeps his promises about good jobs for all Americans, after a report said that federal contra
Non-discriminatory algorithms, programmable biology, and virtual reality (VR) systems that will offer hallucinations akin to LSD are what's in store over the next ten years, according t
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has tendered his resignation, the secretary general of the Italian presidency says.
Pearl Harbor survivors were honoured at a reception in Los Angeles before heading to Honolulu to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack.
Syrian government forces have liberated 15 more eastern Aleppo neighborhoods in the last 24 hours, the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria said, adding that the advance has allowed t
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned one Dr. Vincent Anyigor and his company, Vanyigor Concepts Limited, before Justice M. A. Liman of the Federa
In a massive blow to those hoping to combat climate change, it’s been revealed that sea ice in both the Arctic and Antarctic has been lost, which equates to roughly the size of India, o
A ceremony was held in parliament on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the declaration of the Slovenian Constitution. Former and incumbent MPs were addressed by Speaker Milan Brglez, who said
The thieves posed side by side with real mannequins, and waited patiently until the store closed. Then they went for the kill! The following morning, the store owners watched the CCTV with horror as t
A plane carrying 48 passengers crashed into a mountain in northern Pakistan, killing everyone on board.
We cannot build our way out of congestion because traffic everywhere in the world seems to be expanding, writes Mike Wills.
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE Department of State Service has arraigned three persons before the Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for the killing of an employee of the Niger Delta Development C
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday asked for the prompt payment of Nigerian female football team, the Super Falcons, of all salaries and allowances due to them. The lawmakers lamented the tre
Dozens of civilians were killed in an airstrike on the Islamic State-held town of Qaim in Iraq on Wednesday, local MPs and medics told Reuters, adding that many women and children were
The chances that the 2017 Grammy awards may produce a Nigerian winner is getting brighter with another Nigerian nomination. Faridah Seriki known by her stage name Kah-Lo, a rising international artist
Yet another asylum seeker has poured petrol over themselves and ignited it. Vísir reports this happened at the asylum seeker...
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The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja pledged to examine the problems delaying the payment of the allowances and bonuses of the victorious Super Falcons by the Nigerian Football Federation. The
Two days after a fire swept through a neighborhood of wooden cabins in the northern Armenian town of Vanadzor, those left homeless complain of being forgotten by municipal officials who promised to he
A New Zealand passport scanner made a ‘racist’ error when it rejected the photo of a man of Asian descent because it thought his eyes were closed. Read Full Article at RT.com
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has berated Governor Ayodele Fayose for wearing military camouflage to the House of Assembly on Tuesday to present the 2017
Apple will apparently no longer demand that its machine learning researchers isolate themselves from the scientific community to protect intellectual property. The iPhone maker’s secrec
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – This year’s Caribbean Premier League poured just over US$90 million into the Caribbean region, according to an Economic Impact Assessment released by organisers on Tuesday.
The city of Oakland fielded years of complaints about the warehouse where 36 people died in a fire at the weekend. Among them were reports of garbage piled up on the property and a noti
A teenage girl who is selling her virginity to the highest bidder online has been offered £1.7 million by a rich businessman. The 18-year-old, Aleexandra Khefren, 18, working with German escort agency
If I get deported, can my 18-year-old son take care of my youngest child? What should I do if an immigration agent knocks on my door? Do I have the right to a Spanish-speaking lawyer? These were some
At least 36 bodies have been recovered after a Pakistan International Airlines plane crash, Sputnik reported.
The budget will receive 10.5 bln euro from the privatization
The government of Thailand has launched an investigation into the BBC’s Thai office following its publication of a profile on the country’s new king. Read Full Article at RT.com
The government does not support an amendment to the post-WWII graves act in which the opposition Democratic Party (SDS) seeks to protect mass graves as crime scenes, arguing that the sites are already