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Gabon Arrests Military Officers Involved In Coup Attempt

January 7, 2019

A Gabonese government spokesman says all but one of the military officers who attempted a coup early Monday have been arrested. “Four have been arrested and one is on the run,” said Gabon spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou. Military officers seized Gabonese National Radio, the state radio station, Monday in Libreville, the capital. The soldiers announced their […]

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7-Year-Old Guatemalan Girl Dies in Custody on US-Mexican Border

December 14, 2018

A seven-year-old girl who crossed the US-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the US border patrol, federal immigration authorities have said.

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Spain to raise minimum wage to 1, 050 euros in 2019

December 12, 2018

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Wednesday his cabinet would approve next week a 22 per cent increase in the monthly minimum wage to 1,050 euros ($1,192) in 2019.

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Buhari Attends Paris Peace Forum With 3 Governors

November 9, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Friday for Paris, France to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, November 11-13, 2018.

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Ex-South African president De Klerk hospitalised for lung ailment

October 27, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner FW de Klerk has been hospitalised for a lung condition but is recovering and is expected to be discharged next week, his foundation said on Saturday.

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Saudi Crown Prince phones Khashoggi’s eldest son to express his condolences

October 22, 2018

Saudi King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have called Jamal Khashoggi’s eldest son to express their condolences over the journalist’s death.

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Trump Says He Finds Saudi Arabia’s ‘Fist Fight’ Excuse for Khashoggi Death Credible

October 20, 2018

President Donald Trump said Friday night he finds the Saudi Arabian government’s claim that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fist fight” credible. When asked by

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Congolese Mukwege, Iraq’s Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

October 5, 2018

OSLO (Reuters) – Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State in Iraq, won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

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Buhari Welcomes OIC’s Support in Fight Against Insurgency

September 28, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the pledge by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to help Nigeria tackle the Boko Haram insurgency through sound education among others.

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Military winning war against Boko Haram- DHQ

September 19, 2018

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has again reassured Nigerians that the military is winning the fight against Boko Haram terrorism and will not rest on its oars until terrorism is wiped out of the country.

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