Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 13th August 2019
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Egypt offered condolences to China for the victims of Lekima hurricane that hit the eastern parts of the country recently leaving scores of people killed and thousands harmed due to the destruction of hundreds of houses and huge areas of agricultural lands, according to English.ahram.org.eg reports. The Foreign Ministry asserted in a statement that Egypt stands […]
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The leader of Germany’s surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, has raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to ditch their balanced budget goal and finance a climate protection plan with new debt, according to Presstv.com reports. The call by Robert Habeck comes after a senior government official told […]
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A Norwegian man suspected of killing his stepsister and opening fire at a mosque near Oslo this weekend was remanded in custody Monday, suspected of murder and an act of terror, after appearing in court beaten and bruised but smiling, according to Afp.com reports. The man, identified as 21-year old Philip Manshaus, appeared in the […]
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The German environment ministry wants to ban plastic bags, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday, according to Politico.eu reports. “My ministry is currently working on the legal regulations for a plastic bag ban,” the Social Democratic Party minister told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper, adding that she wants Germany to “get out of the […]
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Indian authorities have moved around a million people into emergency camps in recent days as the death toll from monsoon floods jumped Monday to at least 184, according to Presstv.com reports. The southern state of Kerala, a tourist haven known for its beaches, hill resorts and backwaters, has been the worst hit region for the […]
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Uganda has launched its largest trial of a new experimental Ebola vaccine, as rising cases of the deadly virus in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo continue to raise fears of a wider regional outbreak, according to Thenewhumanitarian.org reports. A successful trial would boost the case for the vaccine – manufactured by Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceutica – […]
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The Russian reconciliation centre in Hmeimym airbase said 23 regime forces had been killed by rebels in the past 48 hours, seeking to justify the brutal bombing on northwest Syria despite the Eid al-Adha holiday, according to En.zamanalwsl.net reports. Fighting since Saturday has killed more than 100 fighters from both sides as the army and its allies […]
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Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali al-Hakim has expressed his country’s opposition to the Israeli regime’s possible involvement in a US-led mission in the Persian Gulf, warning that the presence of foreign forces, including Western countries, in the strategic water body will be fueling tensions. “Iraq rejects the participation of Zionist forces in any military force […]
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A Spanish aid group says nine people have been evacuated from its migrant rescue ship while it continues to seek a port where another 151 passengers can get off, according to Apnews.com reports. Open Arms said two women – one with a brain tumour and the other with pneumonia – and six of their relatives […]
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Kelechi Nwakali has returned to the English capital, London after he was granted compassionate leave by the Arsenal hierarchy to attend the burial of his grandmother, according to Allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The future of the Golden Ball winner at the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup has made the back pages in the last few days, with […]
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