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The Trump administration is set to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran removed under the 2015 nuclear deal. The White House said it was “the toughest sanctions regime ever imposed on Iran” and targeted Iran’s energy, shipping and banking sectors. However, eight countries will not be penalized by the US for continuing to import Iranian […]

A top Turkish official,Yasin Aktay has said he believes Jamal Khashoggi’s body was dissolved in acid after being cut up. The “only logical conclusion”, he said, was that those who had killed the Saudi journalist in Istanbul had destroyed his body “to leave no trace behind”. Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi rulers, was killed inside […]

US actor Alec Baldwin has been arrested in New York City, accused of punching a man in a fight over a parking spot. According to BBC, the actor had been taken into custody and faced a probable charge of assault. This is not the 60-year-old first run-in with the law – in 2014, he was […]

Tech Giant, Google has dedicated a doodle to late Nigerian Medic, Stella Adadevoh, on her 62nd posthumous birthday. A Google doodle is a change made on Google’s homepage to commemorate achievements, anniversaries, famous people and events. “Today our #Googledoodle celebrates the life of Stella Adadevoh, the Nigerian doctor, who helped stop the spread of Ebola […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to present his academic documents to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) so as to out an end to the ongoing certificate saga. The PDP through its national publicity secretary Kola Ologbondiyan said that a situation where Buhari has been dodging the certificate issue raises […]

France has launched a national inquiry into the number of babies being born with missing arms or hands. The first investigation began after it emerged more than a dozen children had been born with the condition in clusters in three French regions. It ended after health authorities failed to identify a common cause. But now […]

Turkey has given its first official statement on how it believes Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed, saying he was immediately strangled. The statement follows weeks of media reports about the murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd. Turkish Chief prosecutor Irfan Fidan said a meeting with his Saudi counterpart on Monday […]

President Donald Trump says he plans to end “birthright citizenship” in the US by executive order. In an interview with “axios on HBO” Trump claimed that he was working on an end to birthright citizenship, the 150-year-old principle that says anyone born on US soil is an American citizen. “How ridiculous, we’re the only country […]

Denmark has accused Iran’s intelligence agencies of planning to assassinate an Iranian activist on Danish soil. Denmark’s intelligence service said the target was believed to be a member of an Arab separatist movement. The Danish government has recalled its ambassador from Tehran and is consulting other EU countries about imposing new sanctions against Iran. A […]

With the humongous resources at the disposal of Nigeria between 1999 and 2014, it is sad that infrastructure went to rot completely within the same period, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving the outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Paul Arkwright, in a farewell audience at State House, Abuja, on Monday, the President […]


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