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Nigeria Summons Representative of US Ambassador Over Donald Trump ‘Shithole’ Comments

Nigeria Summons Representative of US Ambassador Over Donald Trump ‘Shithole’ Comments

🕔14:54, 16.Jan 2018

Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama “sought clarification on the veracity or otherwise of the substance of Donald Trump’s remarks, stressing that if they were true, they were deeply hurtful, offensive and unacceptable”, the ministry said in a statement.

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Abba Kyari Attempted Arrest By EFCC Sparks Panic In Aso Rock

Abba Kyari Attempted Arrest By EFCC Sparks Panic In Aso Rock

🕔14:47, 16.Jan 2018

The DSS officers, however, were stiffly resisted by soldiers guarding the Presidential Villa and its environs. The DSS officers were ordered back by the soldiers, who were said to have told them that they needed express permission to come to the Presidential Villa. The stand-off provoked more panic in Mr. Kyari, who believed that the arrest might have been ordered by the President.

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President Buhari Hastens Nigeria’s Break Up

President Buhari Hastens Nigeria’s Break Up

🕔14:01, 16.Jan 2018

President Buhari looks the other way while his kinsmen – Fulani herdsmen – have turned Benue and other states in the country to killing fields. It is evident that he tacitly approved the killings. With his waffling, wobbling, and shuffling, on restructure, and the genocide carried out by Fulani herdsmen, President Buhari hastens Nigeria’s break up.

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No Worries, UK Will Have Over £350m to Spend After Brexit – Boris Johnson

No Worries, UK Will Have Over £350m to Spend After Brexit – Boris Johnson

🕔12:23, 16.Jan 2018

Brexit opponents say Johnson and other pro-Leave campaigners deliberately misled the public by saying 350 million pounds a week could be spent on the state-run National Health Service (NHS), a claim emblazoned on a campaign bus, and it has become symbolic of the divisions caused by the referendum.

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Narendra Modi Government Ends Haj Subsidy for Muslim Hajj

Narendra Modi Government Ends Haj Subsidy for Muslim Hajj

🕔12:09, 16.Jan 2018

The Haj subsidy is given to Muslim Hajj pilgrims by the government in form of discounted fares on Air India. It also includes assistance to Muslim pilgrims for domestic travel to reach specially designed Haj departure airport terminals, medical cares, lodging assistance and meal. 

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Steve Bannon Meets Behind Closed Doors With House Panel on Russia Meddling in 2016 US Presidential Election

Steve Bannon Meets Behind Closed Doors With House Panel on Russia Meddling in 2016 US Presidential Election

🕔11:42, 16.Jan 2018

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with a U.S. House of Representatives committee that is probing whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.

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Oslo Accords Signed With Israel ‘No Longer Stand’ – PLO Declares

Oslo Accords Signed With Israel ‘No Longer Stand’ – PLO Declares

🕔10:37, 16.Jan 2018

The PA says the only answer to more than 70-year-old conflict is the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. But since the signing of the Oslo Accords, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories has only intensified, making it difficult for Palestinians to envision such a solution.

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Jerusalem is Not the Capital of Israel: Here’s Why

Jerusalem is Not the Capital of Israel: Here’s Why

🕔10:19, 16.Jan 2018

Though Israel claims Jerusalem as its undivided capital, the realities for those who live there cannot be more different. Israel’s settlement project in East Jerusalem, which is aimed at the consolidation of Israel’s control over the city, is also considered illegal under international law.

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UK Theresa May’s Government Seeks Damage Control After Carillion Collapses

UK Theresa May’s Government Seeks Damage Control After Carillion Collapses

🕔11:53, 15.Jan 2018

The opposition Labour Party questioned why Theresa May’s government continued to award contracts to Carillion despite its profit warnings and questioned why Britain had handed over so much of its public service work to private companies. “This company issued three profit warnings in the last six months yet despite those profit warnings the government continued to award government contracts to this company,” Labour’s business spokeswoman Rebecca Long-Bailey told BBC TV. “We’re … asking for a full investigation into the government conduct of this matter.”

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After 35-year-Old Ban On Cinemas Lifted Saudi Arabia Begins Screening Films

After 35-year-Old Ban On Cinemas Lifted Saudi Arabia Begins Screening Films

🕔11:09, 15.Jan 2018

Regional and international cinema chains are also eyeing the Saudi market, keen to tap the spending power of the young people who make up roughly 70 percent of the population. “I want to see everything because it is something new for Saudi,” said 30-year-old movie-goer Ibtisam Abu Talib. “I hope everything is available – action, romance, children’s films, comedy. Everything, God willing.”

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