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January 12, 2018 6:03 PM Shatta Wale buys Toyota Camry for Captan [Video]

Shatta Wale has gifted a brand new Toyota Camry to Captan, a member of his SM Militants. Earlier, the dance hall king had announced on social media that he was going to surprise one of the Militants. The Militants are three up and coming artistes Shatta Wale is projecting. They were featured on his ‘Taking Over’ song which made a good showing on the music 49

October 31, 2017 10:53 PM French foreign minister to visit Iran soon

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian defended the nuclear deal saying it "removes the possibility for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon" French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday he will soon travel to Iran to prepare a visit by President Emmanuel Macron and raise concerns about Tehran's missile programs and regional role. The visit 37

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 40

October 21, 2017 10:15 AM EU will cut some money for Turkey as ties sour

The European Union will cut some of the money earmarked for Turkey to join the bloc, reflecting increasingly sour ties with Ankara but stopping short of killing membership bid of the country it still sees as a strategic partner. The EU has been walking a tight rope for months on Turkey, angered by President Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on critics after 9

October 17, 2017 11:03 AM Kirkuk: Iraqi forces seize largest oilfields near city

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oilfields near the disputed city of Kirkuk after Kurdish forces left the area. A string of oilfields - vital to the Kurdish economy - have been seized by Iraqi troops since Monday. Troops have taken over sites, including Kirkuk city, in the wake of a Kurdish referendum on independence declared 25

October 13, 2017 7:18 PM Iran nuclear deal: Trump vows not to recertify agreement

US President Donald Trump has condemned Iran as a "fanatical regime" and refused to continue certifying an international nuclear deal. International observers say Iran has been in full compliance with the 2015 deal freezing its nuclear programme. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US was "more than ever isolated" and could not change the nuclear 28

September 28, 2017 12:47 AM Toddler run over by Boko Haram walks again

A five-year-old Nigerian boy, who was seriously injured when he was run over by Boko Haram militants three years ago, has taken his first steps since. The Islamist militants drove over Ali Ahmadu's back on a motorbike as he tried to flee with his mother from an attack on their village, Chibok. The operation was funded by a Nigerian charity, which raised 11

September 20, 2017 10:55 AM Austria checking indications nine foreigners abducted in Libya in 2015 are dead

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria said on Wednesday it had some evidence that nine foreign oilfield workers abducted by Islamist militants in Libya in 2015 were killed the same year, though it was still trying to verify the information. The four Filipinos, two Bangladeshis, one Austrian, one Czech and one Ghanaian worked at the al-Ghani oilfield for equipment 9

September 14, 2017 4:49 PM Celebrations as Nigeria’s ‘Chibok girls’ reunited with families

More than 100 “Chibok girls” freed from Nigeria’s Boko Haram have been reunited with their families and will soon return to school. Now young women, they were among 276 girls kidnapped by Islamist militants in 2014, and have spent months undergoing rehabilitation therapy. Women Affairs Minister Aisha Alhassan says they are now “fully recovered 14

September 5, 2017 5:55 AM BRICS countries express concern over several terror groups

Xiamen - Five major emerging economies including China and India agreed on Monday to strengthen cooperation against terrorism and a range of organisations in a declaration that includes some Pakistan-based ones, in a diplomatic victory for New Delhi. A declaration adopted at a summit of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa 18