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US-South Korea naval drills reportedly include rehearsal of Kim Jong-un assassination

Joint US-South Korea naval drills will involve the nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier and will see both militaries rehearse strategies to kill North Korean leaders in the event of attacks by Pyongyang, a Defense Ministry official has said. Read Full Article at
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British Airways cancelled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy UK holiday weeken
A team of Swiss scientists have created artificial viruses that stimulate the immune system which in turn activates and sends a “powerful army” of so-called killer cells to fight cancer
Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi Two teenage boys have been arrested, allegedly for the kidnap and rape of a teenage schoolgirl in Bauchi. The teenagers were said to have kidnapped the 16-year-old girl on her
While meeting with European leaders in Brussels on Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump said “the Germans are bad, very bad” in a way to criticise the German trade surplus, according to the German ne
A motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has reportedly been tabled at a meeting of the ANC's top brass.
Today, Azerbaijan marks the national holiday, the Republic Day.
There was a total breakdown of order at All Progressives Congress primaries for local government elections in Lagos today as some of the delegates vented their anger over what they described as an att
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Saturday said the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has brought an end to the series of mind-boggling fraud and scandals around the issue of pensions i
Aaron Ramsey called on Arsene Wenger to extend his Arsenal reign after the Welsh midfielder fired his manager into the FA Cup record books. Ramsey headed Arsenal’s 79th minute winner as the Gunn
Singer and songwriter Gregg Allman has died aged 69 from unknown causes. The musician found the 'Allman Brothers Band’ along with his brother Duane, who died in 1971, shortly after they
A highly influential Russian oligarch has offered to testify to the U.S. Congress about his relationship with ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for immunity, according to New York D
Two morgue workers in Tanzania have been arrested after admitting to cutting open a corpse in order to steal drugs hidden in the dead man’s stomach. Read Full Article at
About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, Libyan and Italian officials said Saturday. On Saturday, the Tunisian army also rescu
About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, Libyan and Italian officials said Saturday. On Saturday, the Tunisian army also rescu
Zakarin is ranked fifth in the general classification, 1 minute and 15 seconds behind the leader
Stanley Opara The Nigerian stock market crashed by N1.61tn in two years under the current Federal Government headed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Data from the Nigerian Stock Exchange showed that the
"Truly, a ‘blacklisted’ Russia cannot be the West’s partner," Frants Klintsevich said
On May 26, the Human Rights Watch published a report claiming that Chechnya’s Speaker Magomed Daudov was involved in persecution of non-traditional sexual orientation men
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has returned from Italy, where he had represented Nigeria at the G7 Summit. The acting president’s itinerary was reported earlier today. Expressing optimism for Af
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday said African youths are not deterred by the failures of the past on the continent. He said the energy and talent of the youth r
Over a year after Per Mertesacker last started for Arsenal, the German defender came in from the cold to provide the inspiration for his side’s dramatic FA Cup final victory over Chelsea on Satu
Police were searching for witnesses Saturday after two men were fatally stabbed on a train in Portland, Oregon when they tried to help two young women who were being harassed because they appeared to
A woman activist is touring the US to promote long-term birth control for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Read Full Article at
The ever popular Pope Francis was applauded at a steel factory in Italy as he lashed out at financial speculators and called for working people's dignity to be restored. Read Full Arti
About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, Libyan and Italian officials said Saturday. On Saturday, the Tunisian army also rescu
Petro Poroshenko coordinated positions with Angela Merkel and held telephone talks with Emmanuel Macron. Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and Israel, later leaving European allies dumbfounded during
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has granted a state pardon to 34 inmates serving various jail terms in Calabar Prison to mark the 50th Anniversary of the state. Ayade said on Saturday in Calabar in
The First Lady, Mrs’ Aisha Buhari has called on parents and guardians to take of their children and wards, and protect them from any form of abuse whatsoever. The message, as revealed on her Twi
Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute winner to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. Wenger has been
In Abuja operators of parks and recreational centres on Saturday recorded low patronage as children celebrate this year’s Children’s Day nationwide. The Millennium Park and Magic land were scanty with
Dr. Alex Otti, the APGA governorship candidate in the 2015 general elections in Abia, has advised Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu “to move away from the old order” to take the state to greater heights. Otti gave
The Presidency on Saturday in Abuja released some file photographs of President Muhammadu Buhari with children in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as part of memorial events to mark this year’s Children
The Plateau government has decried the rising cases of sexual violence against children and promised to strengthen the relevant agencies to check the trend. Its women affairs and social development co

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