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  • Doping: Russia officials admit sports doping, say not state-sponsored –media report says

    Russian officials for the first time have admitted to mass doping in the country’s sports system but dismissed suggestions that the “institutional conspiracy” was state-sponsored, media...

  • Trump: ‘Obama campaigned hard but lost to me’

    Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump continued with his response to Obama’s claim that he could have defeated the president-elect in the Nov. 8 presidential election had...

  • UN emergency fund authorises $3.5m for Haiti

    The UN fund aimed at rapid humanitarian response for people affected by natural disasters and armed conflict has approved 3.5 million U.S. dollars for restoring safe...

  • Somalia: international community ‘gravely concerned’ over changes to electoral process

    The UN, AU and other members of the international community have voiced grave concern over recent decisions by Somalia’s National Leadership Forum (NLF) that contravenes the...

  • Trump Tower evacuated over suspicious package

    ” ” The NYPD official said both the NYPD and FDNY were on location investigating. The NYPD official said the bomb squad was made aware as...

  • ‘Japan will never wage war again’ – PM Abe

    pounding the U.S. fleet moored there in the hope of destroying U.S. power in the Pacific. Abe did not, however, apologise for the attack. Obama, who...

  • Obama: I’ll still use ‘ex-president rank’ for privileges after White House

    Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama says he will still be entitled to use the rank of “ex-President” to enjoy some privileges after he leaves the White...

  • Obama: U.S. didn’t draft UN Security Council Resolution against Israel

    The administration of President Barack Obama did not draft the Friday’s UN Security Council Resolution against Israel, the U.S. Department of State has said. Deputy Spokesperson...

  • Obama, Abe remember WWII victims at Pearl Harbor

    incident, when more than 300 Japanese fighter planes and bombers attacked. In the ensuing years, the U.S. incarcerated roughly 120,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps before...

  • Fights break out at malls across U.S.

    Disturbances that included gunfire, massive brawls and food-court fights played out at more than a dozen malls across the country in what proved to be a...

  • First trial over coup attempt starts in Turkey

    The first court case against suspected plotters of the July 15 coup attempted in Turkey is taking place in Istanbul Tuesday, with 29 former policemen standing...

  • Philippine police say 1m people captured in drug war

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said that a total of 1.049 million people have surrendered, been arrested or killed in President Rodrigo Duterte’s fight...

  • 12 injured as flight crashes off runway in India

     Now fewer than 12 people were injured Tuesday when a Jet Airways flight veered off the runway as it was attempting to take off from Goa...

  • 39 die after drinking toxic liquor in Pakistan

      At least 39 people died after consuming toxic liquor in eastern Pakistan, health officials and police said on Tuesday, as over 150 people were rushed...

  • One dead, 18 missing as ferry sinks during Philippines typhoon

    A ferry sank during the height of Typhoon Nock-Ten killing one person and leaving 18 other crew members missing, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Tuesday....

  • Firm presents car to Miss Taraba

    The World of Colours, an entertainment firm, on Tuesday presented a car to Miss Beauty Tukura, the current Miss Taraba to ease her movement across the...

  • First bodies from Russian plane crash taken to Moscow, as investigators rule out terrorism

    The first bodies of victims from a Russian military plane crash in the Black Sea off the coast of Sochi were flown to Moscow on Monday....

  • (Corrected)’NO WAY!’ Trump replies Obama’s claim of defeating him

    The war of words between outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama and incoming President Donald Trump continued with Trump rejecting Obama’s claim that he could have defeated...

  • Trump criticises UN as ‘talk shop’

    Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump has criticised the UN, describing the global body as a mere talk club. In a tweet on Monday, Trump, however, said...

  • Moscow evacuates 3,000 people from train stations over bomb threat

     Russian authorities evacuated about 3,000 people on Monday from three train stations in central Moscow because of a bomb threat by an unidentified caller, state news...

  • Ten drown in Uganda after boat carrying football fans capsizes

    Ten people drowned after an overloaded boat carrying football fans capsized on Lake Albert in north-western Uganda, police confirmed on Monday. There were 45 people packed...

  • Boxing Day: NGO hosts less privileged children

    A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), B2B Entertainment Ltd., on Monday organised a party for less privileged children in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The party which took...

  • Republicans clarify Christmas “new King” message after criticism

    The Republican National Committee (RNC) has lashed out at critics after part of a Christmas “new King” message it made on Sunday sparked outrage on social...

  • Trump spokesman Jason Miller rejects White House job

    Jason Miller, President-elect Donald Trump’s spokesman says  he will not take the job of White House Communications Director he was nominated for on Thursday. Miller announced...

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