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UK Offers Hong Kongers Citizenship In Response To China

UK Offers Hong Kongers Citizenship In Response To China

Britain on Wednesday extended Hong Kong residents a broader path to citizenship in response to China’s sweeping new security law for the former UK territory. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement represents the most direct international…

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EU, Britain Intensify Talks On Post-Brexit Future

EU, Britain Intensify Talks On Post-Brexit Future

The EU and Britain launch an intense five weeks of negotiations on a deal to define their post-Brexit relations on Monday, with London keen to wrap things up quickly. The new round of talks in…

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U.S. Treasury Insists On Independent Probe Of AfDB’s Adesina

U.S. Treasury Insists On Independent Probe Of AfDB’s Adesina

U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin has resisted attempts by the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) board to stop an investigation into its president, Akinwunmi Adesina, and requested an independent inquiry into the indictments against him, Bloomberg…

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Oyakhilome Sanctioned In UK Over False Claims On 5G Network, COVID-19 Link

Oyakhilome Sanctioned In UK Over False Claims On 5G Network, COVID-19 Link

UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom has sanctioned Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s LoveWorld Television Ministry for airing false and “potentially harmful statements” about the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, Ofcom said the Christian channel aired a sermon that…

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UK, U.S., OPEC Mourn Abba Kyari

UK, U.S., OPEC Mourn Abba Kyari

The British high commission and the United States embassy have mourned the passage of President Buhari’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, describing him as a dedicated son of Nigeria. On Saturday, tributes poured in for…

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COVID-19: 10 Nigerians Awaiting Evacuation From UK Test Positive

COVID-19: 10 Nigerians Awaiting Evacuation From UK Test Positive

No fewer than 10 Nigerians, out of the 40 persons subjected to the mandatory COVID-19 test for those who registered in the United Kingdom to return home, have tested positive. The results of the tests,…

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Canadian Prime Minister’s Wife Tests Positive for Covid-19

Canadian Prime Minister’s Wife Tests Positive for Covid-19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will isolate himself for 14 days after his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, tested positive for coronavirus. Grégoire Trudeau has mild symptoms and is feeling well, and will remain in isolation…

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Travel Bans Can’t Stop Covid-19 Spread – UK

Travel Bans Can’t Stop Covid-19 Spread – UK

Britain on Thursday hit back at a US decision to impose a travel ban on Europeans to limit the spread of coronavirus, insisting there was no proof such measures worked. President Donald Trump slapped a…

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Trade Talks: EU Warns UK To Tone Down Political Rhetoric

Trade Talks: EU Warns UK To Tone Down Political Rhetoric

The EU is urging Britain to drop the “political rhetoric” around Brexit as historic talks on the future trading relationship open in Brussels. As an army of 100 officials led by Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator,…

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UK Threatens To Walk Away From EU Trade Talks

UK Threatens To Walk Away From EU Trade Talks

Britain laid out its opening demands for the upcoming trade talks with the European Union on Thursday, including a blunt threat to walk away from the negotiating table if there is no progress within four…

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