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Igbo quit Notice: El-Rufai to arrest and prosecute Arewa youths

Igbo quit Notice: El-Rufai to arrest and prosecute Arewa youths He said, "We are here in Kaduna to hold a meeting based on what has been happening in the North, especially with the Arewa Youths and the ultimatum given to Igbos and the agitations by IPOB ". He added that the youth might have gone underground, but would be fished out and made to face the full wrath of law. "Kaduna State Government is grateful to the Igbo for coming, Kaduna has suffered so muc... [Full Article...]

Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

He was then sentenced to 15 years of hard labour. He was returned home in a coma last week after 17 months. He died Monday as a result of his condition. The Trump administration secured his release last week, and he was sent home in a coma . In a report, The New York Times said that Trump's tweet is "an extraordinary admission of failure in his strategy" for dealing with the rogue re... [Full Article...]

Oil slump hits Asian stocks, eclipsing MSCI's A-share inclusion

Oil slump hits Asian stocks, eclipsing MSCI's A-share inclusion While the MSCI China A International Index is MSCI's definition of the fully integrated Mainland Chinese equity market, MSCI has reduced the overall number of stocks for the initial inclusion from 448 in 2016, to 222 this year. MSCI believes concerns over capital mobility have been partially allayed by the launch of the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Connect programs, which promote two-way c... [Full Article...]

Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia congressional election; setback for anti-Trump effort

I just feel like we're so disconnected from what real people are thinking about. State Rep. Stacey Abrams, Georgia minority leader, talks with Rachel Maddow about the encouragement Democrats see in the outcome of the Georgia special election. [Full Article...]

USA president confirms he is under FBI investigation

The Washington Post reported this week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was also investigating the president for possible obstruction of justice , citing unnamed sources, a development that Mr Trump appeared to confirm in his Friday morning tweet . [Full Article...]

Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon in response to what it called a significant widening of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. The ministry said that the situation does not allow for a round of talks between the two sides after yesterday's decision on sanctions and pointed that there is no content for the talks as the U.S has not offered anything. [Full Article...]

Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

After Iran launched missiles into Syria , an advisor to the Iranian foreign minister, Sheikh Hussein al-Islam, said that Israel "is the main enemy" of Iran and that Israel should be anxious. Australia suspended airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after U.S. fighter jet shot down Syrian warplane. The operation "targeted Takfiri forces in the Deir Ezzor region in Eastern... [Full Article...]

New Zealand beaten in Confederations Cup opener

New Zealand beaten in Confederations Cup opener Russian Federation began their Confederations Cup campaign in ideal fashion with a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday night. "Russia is a completely safe country and I am sure that our football fans will behave", Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko told TASS news agency. [Full Article...]

Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

Geng's statements came after Trump's comments on Tuesday in which he said that efforts made by China and President Xi Jinping regarding the neighbouring country had not been successful. In Beijing yesterday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said: "We hope the concerned parties will... meet each other halfway and properly handle and resolve the nuclear issue". [Full Article...]

Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans

With 100% of the votes counted, Handel outnumbered Democratic presidential candidate Jon Ossof by five points in the most expensive electoral race in the history of the United States. On the other hand, a Handel win is not anywhere near the victory/mandate/endorsement the Trump team will claim it to be. While Democrats are unlikely to take any advice offered by the president, several have ca... [Full Article...]

Govt forces aim to take Marawi by weekend

He added that a spokesman for the attackers has said they did not mean to take hostages and the civilians were taken only to help cover their withdrawal. Lt. Colonel Jonna Dalaguit, the head doctor at a military hospital in the region, told CNN her facility had treated more than 340 wounded troops throughout the fighting. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP Health Care Bill Would End Obamacare Penalties and Taxes

The comment highlighted Trump's legislative naivete: The bill passed through the body has to save $133 billion, the same amount of money as the House bill, in order to be passed with a straight majority. and posted online, Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Bob Corker of Tennessee told reporters on Wednesday. The House-version dumps 23 million people off health care. [Full Article...]

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64 On Sunday afternoon, almost 900 firefighters and 300 vehicles were still battling the blaze as scenes of devastation could be seen around the town. " I have no information that any airplane working for civil protection has crashed ", said Vaz Pinto, adding that an explosion heard by many in the vicinity may have been caused by abandoned gas bottles. [Full Article...]

Dominant England gear up for World Cup by brushing aside New Zealand

In case you didn't know . India does have a fair bit momentum heading into the tournament which begins on June 24 with success at the recent quadrangular series which featured South Africa , Ireland , and Zimbabwe. "The World Cup is a big stage, and that's four years of preparation". Back in May, the ICC announced the overall prize fund for the competition in England, which runs from Satur... [Full Article...]

Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic — Interview

Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic — Interview The U.S. severed diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961 after Fidel Castro's revolution. Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio was instrumental in drafting Trump's changes. The reason: those were the visits most ripe for abuse by yanquis hoping to circumvent the law that prohibits US tourist travel to Cuba. However, these numbers still fall short of U.S. [Full Article...]

Qatar calls allegations that it supports extremists "baseless"

Qatar calls allegations that it supports extremists Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism " in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA, while Bahrain hailed USA efforts to ensure "international solidarity" on the issue. [Full Article...]

Vehicle crashes into gendarmerie van in Paris

The man who was killed after plowing a vehicle filled with guns into a police van on the Champs-Elysées had a permit to carry arms despite being on France's terror watch list , officials said. The small white auto caught on fire after the collision, but neither officers nor members of the public were hurt, an Interior Ministry spokesman said. [Full Article...]

Ireland's Unionists Say Talks With UK Gov't Going Well, Hope for Success

At home, the liberal wing of her own party has shown discomfort surrounding the deal, Ed Vaizey has expressed he would challenge any anti-LGBT rhetoric, Heidi Allen said publicly that she does not think Theresa May will last 6 months and Anna Soubry calling her position untenable. [Full Article...]

GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling The 2010 law extended insurance coverage to millions of Americans through both subsidized private insurance and an expansion of Medicaid. At the White House, spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump "clearly wants a bill that has heart". Trump told a rally in Iowa on Wednesday night that he hoped the Senate would come up with a "really good" bill. He fiercely opposed the House version , and McConnell... [Full Article...]

Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists Theresa May

Speaking outside of Downing Street having met the Prime Minister, he said: "Certainly the parties in the North and the parties who would be on the executive need to be consulted about all of this [Brexit]". Ireland's communists were engaged in a series of discussion forums with disillusioned Irish republicans, Mr McCartan revealed, arguing for "people's anti-imperialist politics" as the alternativ... [Full Article...]


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