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Four killed, 120 others injured as 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Greece,  Turkey
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Four killed, 120 others injured as 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Greece, Turkey

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Rescue officials have confirmed the death of no fewer than four people and the wounding of 120 others after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean ... Read More

Tanzania’s Magufuli re-elected for second term
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Tanzania’s Magufuli re-elected for second term

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Tanzanian President John Magufuli was re-elected for a second term in office on Friday. He recorded 84 percent of votes in a poll his main ... Read More

Militants kill 18 victims in restive kivu region of DR Congo
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Militants kill 18 victims in restive kivu region of DR Congo

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

Heavily armed militants in the restive region of Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed no fewer 18 victims in the area where ... Read More

Trump, Merkel, other world leaders condemn stabbing attacks in France
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Trump, Merkel, other world leaders condemn stabbing attacks in France

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

The fatal stabbing attack recently recorded in the France city of Nice has been condemned by world leaders who have all demanded that terrorists attacks ... Read More

Knifeman who killed three people in Nice arrived from Tunisia days ago-French posecutor
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Knifeman who killed three people in Nice arrived from Tunisia days ago-French posecutor

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

The knifeman who stabbed three people to death and severely wounded several others in the French city of Nice arrived from Tunisia days ago, so ... Read More

Two militants sentenced to death in Mali over attacks targeted at foreigners
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Two militants sentenced to death in Mali over attacks targeted at foreigners

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

Two men have been sentenced to death in Mali by a court over attacks that targeted foreigners in the capital in 2015 which claimed no ... Read More

FRANCE: knifeman fatally stabs three, injured several worshippers in church
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FRANCE: knifeman fatally stabs three, injured several worshippers in church

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

A tragic scene played out on Thursday in the French city of Nice when a knifeman killed at least three people and wounded several others ... Read More

France cautions its citizens in Muslim countries to watch out for backlash
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France cautions its citizens in Muslim countries to watch out for backlash

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

French authorities have told its citizens living or visiting several Muslim-majority countries to take extra security precautions because of a surge of anger over caricatures ... Read More

France urges EU to act against Turkey after Erdogan questioned Macron’s mental health
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France urges EU to act against Turkey after Erdogan questioned Macron’s mental health

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

The government of France has urged fellow European Union leaders to adopt measures against Turkey, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan questioned President Macron’s mental health ... Read More

21 opposition protesters feared dead in Guinea post-election violence
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21 opposition protesters feared dead in Guinea post-election violence

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

No fewer than 21 opposition protesters have been feared killed in the West African country of Guinea during post-election violence days after President Alpha Condé ... Read More

SOMALIA: UN confirms killing of two health workers in Mogadishu
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SOMALIA: UN confirms killing of two health workers in Mogadishu

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

The United Nations has confirmed the killing of no fewer than two of its health workers who both died during an explosion in the country’s ... Read More

Macron Announces New Coronavirus Lockdown For France
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Macron Announces New Coronavirus Lockdown For France

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday a new lockdown aimed at halting an alarming acceleration of COVID-19 cases, to take effect from Thursday night until ... Read More

Comedian Craze Clown survives car crash
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Comedian Craze Clown survives car crash

Paul Fakayejo- October 27, 2020

Nigerian social media comedian Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke also known as Craze Clown has been involved in a car crash. The comedian who narrowly escaped death ... Read More

Dubai introduces facial recognition system on public transport
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Dubai introduces facial recognition system on public transport

Kunle Adeleye- October 27, 2020

Dubai is introducing a facial recognition system on public transport to beef up security, officials said Sunday, as the emirate prepares to host the global ... Read More

EndSARS: Pope Francis prays for peace and justice in Nigeria
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EndSARS: Pope Francis prays for peace and justice in Nigeria

Paul Fakayejo- October 25, 2020

Pope Francis has prayed for peace to be restored in Nigeria following the killings of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate.  After reciting the Angelus from ... Read More

Trump casts early ballot in Florida in presidential election
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Trump casts early ballot in Florida in presidential election

Mariam Ayodeji- October 24, 2020

President Donald Trump cast an early ballot today in the US election as he geared for another grueling day of campaigning. Trump voted at a ... Read More

#EndSars: British govt sends an urgent message to FG
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#EndSars: British govt sends an urgent message to FG

Mariam Ayodeji- October 21, 2020

British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has called on the Nigerian Government to immediately probe the shooting of End SARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki ... Read More

Commonwealth Secretariat statement on Nigeria
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Commonwealth Secretariat statement on Nigeria

Mariam Ayodeji- October 21, 2020

The Commonwealth Secretary-General is in close communication with the Nigerian Government and is following with deep concern the alarming reports of attacks on demonstrators in ... Read More

UK Drivers To Be Banned From Using A Phone From 2021
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UK Drivers To Be Banned From Using A Phone From 2021

Mariam Ayodeji- October 19, 2020

A loophole that allowed drivers to pick up their phones and use them for other purposes, like taking a picture or playing a game (!), ... Read More

Macron declares state of emergency, curfew as COVID-19 cases rise in France
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Macron declares state of emergency, curfew as COVID-19 cases rise in France

Mariam Ayodeji- October 14, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday declared a state of health emergency and instated a curfew on some regions that have been hardest hit by ... Read More