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China rebukes G7 over statement on seas

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China has urged the Group of Seven leading economies to “stop making irresponsible remarks” after the G7 summit expressed concern about the situation in the East and South China Seas. China has a dispute with Japan over small uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, while its claim to most ...

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North Korea fires missile in latest provocation

This combo shows undated pictures released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 28, 2017 of the test of a new anti-aircraft guided weapon system organized by the Academy of National Defence Science at an undisclosed location.
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North Korea test-fired a missile Monday into Japan’s maritime economic zone — the latest in a series of provocative launches that have heightened tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions. It was the North’s third ballistic missile test in as many weeks and the 12th this year -– carried out in ...

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Nnamdi Kanu: the new voice of pro-Biafra independence


Political activist and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement, Nnamdi Kanu (L), wearing a Jewish prayer shawl, poses in the garden of his house in Umuahia, southeast Nigeria, on May 26, 2017, before commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war on May 30. The war was ...

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Police confirm arrest of IPOB, MASSOB members

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DSP Jude Madu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the arrested suspects also included members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). The Police in Ebonyi on Saturday confirmed the arrest of some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra ...

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Queen visits attack victims in Manchester hospital (SEE PHOTOS)


Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday visited in hospital some of the children injured in the Manchester terror attack which killed 22 people. In images broadcast on British television, the queen was seen arriving at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, where some of the 64 people injured in the attack are being ...

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Trump meets EU chiefs in Brussels (SEE PHOTOS)

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US President Donald Trump met the European Union’s top officials on Thursday in a bid to mend ties with a bloc he deeply alarmed by backing Brexit. Trump arrived for his first ever talks with EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, who will argue for ...

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Andrew Yakubu Gets Bail to Travel Abroad for Medical Treatment


Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a six-count charge of money laundering and false declaration of asset. The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) permission to travel abroad for ...

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Trump urges Moslem world to confront islamist terrorism


U.S. President Donald Trump said the war on terrorism is not a fight between faiths but “a battle between good and evil.” “This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations,” Trump told leaders of Arab and Muslim-dominated countries during a high-stakes speech on Sunday at ...

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Trump calls for international isolation of Iran


US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Muslim countries to deny sanctuary to extremists and called for international isolation of Iran, which he accused of fuelling “sectarian conflict and terror”. “From Lebanon to Iraq to Yemen, Iran funds, arms and trains terrorists, militias and other extremist groups that spread destruction ...

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Ankara police kill two suspected IS members planning attack


The two were killed during a police operation on their residence in the Etimesgut district of Ankara after a gunfight with officers, state-run news agency Anadolu quoted regional governor Ercan Topaca as saying. Turkish police on Sunday killed in Ankara two suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group believed ...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile


North Korea Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile which travelled some 500 km, just a week after a previous launch sparked international condemnation and threats of tougher UN sanctions. South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-In called a National Security Council meeting in response to the latest launch, Yonhap news agency reported. ...

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Street begging by children unIslamic, Sultan declares


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, said on Sunday that street begging by children has no basis in Islam and challenged those engaging in the act to find other means of earning a living. Abubakar, who is also the President-General of Jema’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) stated this while ...

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Saudi king slams Iran as ‘spearhead of global terrorism’


US President Donald Trump (C-L) and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C-R) arrive for the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. MANDEL NGAN / AFP Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday accused regional rival Shiite Iran of exporting ...

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