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By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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US forces have been accused of killing twenty-two Somali troops in what is said to be a misdirected airstrike in the country’s northern regions. On Wednesday, Galmudug states’ Security Minister Osman Issa announced that his soldiers were killed in the airstrike, adding that the attack was launched on...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Congress has voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabian officials. In the first veto override of his presidency, the Senate voted ninety-seven to one and the House of Representatives three hundred and thirty-eight to ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to cut production by seven hundred and fifty thousand barrels a day, reducing its oil production to thirty-two-point-five million barrels per day from November. The agreement, which is the first in eight years, was reached in an informal me...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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he Syrian military has announced a new offensive in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, where a quarter of a million people are living under siege. State media reports that Army officials have warned civilians to avoid areas where “terrorists” are operating.   It comes after jets pounded rebe...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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A third night of protests has rocked the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States, after a black man was shot dead by a black police officer on Tuesday. Thursday’s protest was largely peaceful after violence a day earlier during which one person was fatally shot and later died. &...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 20th, 2016
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World leaders are set to take part in the general debate of the seventy-first Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, with the toughest global challenges, including terrorism and the refugee crisis, high on their agenda.   The meetings will begin later today, and will continu...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 20th, 2016
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The United Nations (UN) has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after its lorries were attacked by warplanes near Aleppo on Monday.A UN spokesman said the convoy has received proper permits, and all warring parties, including Russia and the US, has been notified.   Eighteen of the thirty one Lorr...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 16th, 2016
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Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Mexico City on the eve of the county’s Independence Day to demand the resignation of President Enrique Pena Nieto.   Protesters waved blackened flags of the country while rallying in the Mexican capital late on Thursday evening.The protesters crit...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 16th, 2016
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German Chancellor Angela Merkelhas warned that the European Union faces a critical situation, as she arrived in Bratislava for a summit to chart a post-Brexit future.   Merkel said the bloc has to improve in the domain of security, internal and external security, the fight against terrorism, the...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 13th, 2016
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Zimbabwean opposition parties will on Saturday hold protests throughout the country with or without police clearance to press the election agency for free elections in 2018. This is coming weeks after another planned demonstration turned violent.   Eighteen opposition parties under the National ...