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Wuhan Reports Lowest New Cases As China Contains Covid-19

Wuhan Reports Lowest New Cases As China Contains Covid-19 China reported 11 new infections of the coronavirus on Saturday, and for the first time since the start of the epidemic the majority of them were imported cases from overseas. The National Health Commission said there were four more people infected in Hubei’s capital Wuhan, where...

Coronavirus: G7 To Hold Extraordinary Summit Via Video Conference

Coronavirus: G7 To Hold Extraordinary Summit Via Video Conference France moved Friday to bolster cross-border coordination of the coronavirus response, marshalling G7 leaders for an extraordinary summit via videoconference, and launching an EU discussion on stricter border control. Next Monday’s talks by the Group of Seven nations — the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Britain, Italy,...

Iran’s Vice President Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Iran’s Vice President Tests Positive For Coronavirus The coronavirus epidemic in Iran has cost 26 lives, the health ministry announced Thursday, with a vice president becoming the latest top official to be infected as the spread appeared to accelerate. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that the tally of infections had risen to...

AU Summit: Security Gets Boost As Buhari, Mbasogo, Others Inaugurate CISSA Headquarters

AU Summit: Security Gets Boost As Buhari, Mbasogo, Others Inaugurate CISSA Headquarters President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed and other African leaders to inaugurate the headquarters of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services (CISSA) in Addis Ababa,...

Buhari Arrives In Addis Ababa For AU Summit

Buhari Arrives In Addis Ababa For AU Summit President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Ethiopia for the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). The President’s aircraft touched down in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital city on Friday evening hours after he left Abuja. He was received by the Prime...

US Senate Acquits Trump Of Impeachment Charges

US Senate Acquits Trump Of Impeachment Charges US President Donald Trump drew on staunch Republican support Wednesday to defeat the gravest threat yet to his three-year-old presidency, winning an acquittal in the Senate on impeachment charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Only the third US leader ever placed on trial, Trump readily defeated...

Ukraine Says Iran ‘Knew From Start’ Missile Downed Plane

Ukraine Says Iran ‘Knew From Start’ Missile Downed Plane Kiev on Monday accused Tehran of knowing from the start that an Iranian missile had downed a Ukrainian airliner last month after leaked recordings emerged from Iranian air traffic control. The recordings, aired on Ukraine’s 1+1 TV channel on Sunday, feature a conversation between an air traffic...

World Leaders Gather In Germany To Seek Elusive Libya Peace

World Leaders Gather In Germany To Seek Elusive Libya Peace World leaders gather in Berlin on Sunday to make a fresh push for peace in Libya, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a “second Syria”. Chancellor Angela Merkel will be joined by the presidents of Russia, Turkey and France and...

BREAKING: Nigerian Lady Trafficked To Lebanon Regains Freedom, Handed Over To Ambassador In Beirut

BREAKING: Nigerian Lady Trafficked To Lebanon Regains Freedom, Handed Over To Ambassador In Beirut A young Nigerian lady who was trafficked to Lebanon has now been handed over to the Nigerian Ambassador in Beirut. This is according to the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa. Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa made this disclose via her official Twitter page...