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UNGA 76: Buhari seeks vigorous enforcement of Arms Trade Treaty

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York urged for global application of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to codify accountability in conventional arms trade, which is critical to the security of nations. Speaking at the general debate of the...

China ready to expand cooperation with Tonga

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China is ready to develop collaboration with Tonga in a variety of industries as part of the Belt and Road Initiative, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Xi also said in a phone chat with Tonga's King Tupou VI that...

UK High Commissioner receives new Country Director for UK-Nigeria Tech Hub

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UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Laing said Ms Adaeze Sokan, the new Country Director of the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub, would bring her experience to the post. The British high commissioner in Lagos announced this in a statement on...

US urge Somalia authorities to resolve a dispute

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US urged Somalia's president and prime minister to address their "disagreement" on Monday in order to avoid further delaying the country's electoral process, which is set to take place on October 10. In a statement, State Department spokesman Ned Price...

UK holds emergency meeting over soaring gas prices

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UK government was on Monday holding an emergency meeting with energy and consumer groups, as the country experiences record gas prices that threaten huge bills for households as well as undermining food supplies and casting doubt on energy firms’...

German military evacuation commander from Kabul gets state honour

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Brig.-Gen. Jens Arlt, who led the German army’s evacuation mission from Afghanistan, was awarded one of Germany’s highest state honours on Friday. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, presented the Order of Merit to the commander of Airborne Brigade 1 at his residence...

France charges suspect over Rwanda genocide

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Isaak Kamali, a Rwandan-born naturalized French citizen was prosecuted in France on Thursday in connection with the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Isaak Kamali, who has been charged with "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" since 2009, has been charged with...

Guterres urges nations to strength democratic resilience against future global crises

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On Wednesday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged the globe to learn from the past 18 months' lessons in order to improve democratic resilience in the face of future crises. António Guterres emphasized in his address on the International Day...

Russia, Belarus begin intense stage of huge war games

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Russia and ex-Soviet ally Belarus on Friday began the active phase of vast military exercises involving 200,000 personnel that have alarmed Ukraine and some NATO nations. The “Zapad-2021″ war games, taking place on Russia’s and Belarus’s western flanks, are due...

Ukrainian president says war with Russia a worst-case possibility

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday that an all-out war with neighbouring Russia was a possibility and that he wanted to have a substantive meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Asked at the Yalta European Strategy (YES) summit if...

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HealthPlus, BARE set to offer innovative solutions for quality skin care

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By Grace Audu (HEALTH CORRESPONDENT) - Innovative solutions for quality skin care, particularly for black men and women, are on the way as HealthPlus Group...

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