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#EndSARS protesters killed in Nigeria

The federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a Nigerian police unit which was established in 1992 to detain, investigate and ...


ISL: Mumbai City FC confirm signing of Bartholomew Ogbeche

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, Mumbai City FC on ...


Nigeria in shock after deadly shooting of protesters

Nigerians were in shock on Wednesday after a deadly shooting of peaceful protesters in the biggest city Lagos that Amnesty ...


Nigerian national held in Delhi, 125 gm heroin seized

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Delhi Police has claimed to have nabbed a Nigerian national allegedly with 125 grams ...


Nigerian soldiers fire at protesters, at least two hit -witnesses

Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, ...


Nigerian national held for peddling drugs in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 21 (ANI): Police Task Force on Tuesday arrested a Nigerian national and seized six grams of ...


UN raises $1.7 Billion for Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

NEW YORK - The United Nations said Tuesday it has received preliminary pledges of about $1.7 billion for the central ...


Curfew declared in Nigeria's Lagos over 'monster' protests

Authorities declared a 24-hour curfew in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos on Tuesday as violence flared in widespread protests that have ...


African Governments Encourage Surrender of Illegal Weapons

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon says more than 120,000 illegal firearms are in the country, fueling a separatist conflict as well ...


Lagos Imposes Curfew as Anti-Police Protests Continue

The governor of Nigeria's largest city and financial hub has declared a full-day curfew amid continuing protests against police violence.Lagos ...


Baaba Maal appeals for support for Sahel

My homeland - the Sahel - is on its knees, brought low by conflict, hunger and disease.I am called the ...


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Israelis outraged at treatment of critically ill Palestinian official

JERUSALEM - Chief Palestinian negotiation Saeb Erakat is critically ill in an Israeli hospital.The official was rushed to Hadassah Medical ...

Polls point to Biden victory but Trump confident of reelection

WASHINGTON, DC - With two weeks remaining before the U.S. presidential election, Democratic challenger Joe Biden continues to lead in ...

Emirati ministers and officials on historic visit to Israel

ABU DHABI, UAE - Government ministers from the UAE boarded an historic flight to Israel on Tuesday morning.They were accompanied ...

U.S. sanctions shipping companies in China for doing business in Iran

WSHINGTON, DC, October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for their ...

United States Covid-19 death toll rises above 220,000

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a notice board with COVID-19 preventive instructions at a Macy's store in ...

Assange's lawyer claims Trump responsible for indictment

Julian Assange's lawyer of ten years Jennifer Robinson speaks with Rhys Muldoon about Assange's extraordinary trial and the relationship between ...

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Greenback falls sharply on Asian markets as stocks lift

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly stronger on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 jumped 95.13 points or ...

A time for borrowers to restructure loans and other debt obligations

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The economic impact of coronavirus crisis has been perceived. We have seen hundreds or even thousands of ...

Wall Street makes good gains, euro soars above 1.1800

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (Xinhua/Big News Ntwork) -- Wall Street's major averages finished higher on Tuesday as investors pinned hopes ...

India exporting to U.S. and China far more than it is importing

NEW DELHI, India, October 21 (ANI): A significant increase in India's exports to the United States and China, coupled with ...

Shanghai stock markets gains 183 points despite regional weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China rose sharply on Tuesday, a move at odds with the rest of ...

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Deadly voyage for 50 Ethiopians fleeing Yemen

Twelve migrants have drowned and others are missing after being thrown off a boat by smugglers off the coast of ...


CSA appoints Victor Mpitsang as Convenor of Selectors

Johannesburg [South Africa], October 21 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday appointed Victor Mpitsang as the new National Convenor ...


Africa roundup: Virus-struck Raja cannot visit Egypt for semi-final

Moroccan club Raja Casablanca said Wednesday that they cannot travel to Egypt for a CAF Champions League semi-final against Zamalek ...


#EndSARS protesters killed in Nigeria

The federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a Nigerian police unit which was established in 1992 to detain, investigate and ...


CSA appoints Victor Mpitsang as Proteas convenor of selectors

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Wednesday that former Proteas bowler Victor Mpitsang has been appointed as the new national ...


War in the Caucasus hits close to home for Turkey's Armenians

When Norayr Olgar turns on the news in Turkey these days, the topic is likely the war between neighboring Armenia ...


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