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Over 1200 Dead After Indonesia Earthquakes, Tsunami

Over 1200 Dead After Indonesia Earthquakes, Tsunami

Several earthquakes hit the Indonesian island of Sumba on Tuesday, hundreds of kilometres from Sulawesi, the epicentre of last Friday’s devastating quake-Tsunami. The official death toll from last week’s tragedy now stands at 1,234, according…

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North Korea Have 60 Nuclear Weapons, South Korea says

North Korea Have 60 Nuclear Weapons, South Korea says

North Korea Have 60 Nuclear Weapons, South Korea says North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, a top South Korean official told lawmakers Monday. Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon’s remarks are Seoul’s…

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Trump Hails Updated US-Canada-Mexico Free Trade Pact

Trump Hails Updated US-Canada-Mexico Free Trade Pact

U.S. President Donald Trump praised Monday a revised $1.2 trillion trilateral trade deal with Canada and Mexico he said would safeguard American jobs and lead to economic growth if Congress signs off on it. Trump…

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Turkey Asks Germany To Extradite 136 People With ‘Terror Links’

Turkey Asks Germany To Extradite 136 People With ‘Terror Links’

Turkey has called on Germany to extradite 136 people with suspected links to groups that played a key role in orchestrating the July 2016 coup attempt against the government in Ankara. Turkey’s English-language Hurriyet Daily…

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Nigeria @ 58: Nigeria Must Conduct Credible Elections In 2019 – U.S

Nigeria @ 58: Nigeria Must Conduct Credible Elections In 2019 – U.S

The United States of America has told Nigeria to consolidate its leadership in Africa by conducting credible general elections in 2019. In a statement issued by the US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, on the…

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Trump Demands ‘Comprehensive’ FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh Allegations

Trump Demands ‘Comprehensive’ FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh Allegations

President Donald Trump said on Monday he wants the FBI to conduct a comprehensive and quick investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against his U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but said he did not want…

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Ian Read, Pfizer CEO, Steps Down After 8 Years

Ian Read, Pfizer CEO, Steps Down After 8 Years

United States (US) drugmaker, Pfizer, on Monday announced that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ian Read, is stepping down, handing off to Chief Operating Officer, Albert Bourla, on January 1. Read, a Scottish-American replaced Jeffrey Kindler…

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Melania Trump Takes Her ‘Be Best’ Message To Africa

Melania Trump Takes Her ‘Be Best’ Message To Africa

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is set to begin her first solo international trip since her husband took office on Oct. 1, visiting four African countries to promote the message of her “Be Best” child-welfare…

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Iran Fires Ballistic Missile At ISIS In Syria, Avenging An Earlier Attack

Iran Fires Ballistic Missile At ISIS In Syria, Avenging An Earlier Attack

Iran fired six medium-range ballistic missiles across Iraq and into Syria early Monday at what it said was an Islamic State base, according to Iranian news agencies, its allies and spokesmen for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards…

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Nigeria @58: Hisham Sharaf Congratulates Buhari

Nigeria @58: Hisham Sharaf Congratulates Buhari

Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf on Monday sent a cable of congratulations to Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on the occasion of his country’s Independence Day

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