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South Korea seeks US military drill delay for Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-In has proposed delaying annual joint military exercises with the US in an attempt to ease tensions with the nuclear-armed...

French PM defends 350,000-euro private flight

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe defended on Wednesday his decision to charter a private aircraft at a cost of 350,000 euros ($415,000) to bring...

Pistorius approaches top court over sentence

Former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has filed papers to South Africa's Constitutional Court appealing against his 13-year jail term for shooting dead his girlfriend,...

Diphtheria kills 21 in Bangladesh Rohingya camps: WHO

Twenty-one people have died from diphtheria in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding that it had started a...

May outlines post-Brexit trade hopes as ministers meet

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday she wanted an "ambitious" trade deal with the EU after Brexit as she chaired the first detailed...

Osinbajo says federal, states partnership crucial to national development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the collaboration of the Federal and state government is crucial to achieving development plans of the country. He stated this...

Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction only 10% completed

The Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction in Lagos State has achieved only 10 per cent completion, an official of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and...

FG to expose Nigerian engineers to large-scale projects

The Federal Government says it will expose Nigerian scientists and engineers to relevant large-scale scientific and engineering projects that will ensure long-term local contents...

FRSC to deploy 1,400 personnel for special patrol in Ogun, says...

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will deploy 1,400 of its personnel for special patrol between Dec. 20 and Jan. 15, 2018,...

Pope tackles US-Jerusalem issue with Jordan’s King

Jordan's King Abdullah II and Pope Francis on Tuesday discussed the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as well as the former's...
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