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    WATCH: Trudeau, Canada PM, caught wearing ‘racist’ blackface — weeks to election

WATCH: Trudeau, Canada PM, caught wearing ‘racist’ blackface — weeks to election

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, has been spotted in a new video wearing blackface, a day after he admitted such behaviour was racist.The incident is the third in which Trudeau was reported to have worn blackface in yet another crucial blow to the PM's image with the election a month away.The politician had apologised and begged Canadians to forgive him [...]

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    US imposes stiffer sanctions on Iran over attack on Saudi oil facilities

US imposes stiffer sanctions on Iran over attack on Saudi oil facilities

President Donald Trump has ordered stiffer sanctions on Iran over the recent drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.Yemen’s Houthi rebels had claimed responsibility for the strikes which cut five per cent of the daily global oil supply but the US said the rebel group did not have the capacity to carry out such strike."It's very easy to start. If [...]

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    South African official accuses Nigeria of overreacting to xenophobic attacks

South African official accuses Nigeria of overreacting to xenophobic attacks

Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.Businesses of Nigerians based in South Africa were targetted in the attacks which made the federal government summon Bobby Moroe, South Africa's high commissioner to Nigeria.Nigeria also pulled out of the World Economic Forum which held [...]

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    Xenophobia: South African president booed at Mugabe’s funeral (video)

Xenophobia: South African president booed at Mugabe’s funeral (video)

Cyril Ramaphosa, president of South Africa, was booed on Saturday while addressing mourners at Robert Mugabe’s funeral in Zimbabwe.Mugabe, Zimbabwe's president of 37 years, died in a Singaporean hospital at the age of 95.Ramaphosa was among world leaders who attended the state burial in Zimbabwe to pay their last respect.The president was booed as soon he climbed the stage to deliverer [...]

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    Toilet worth ‘N1.8bn’ stolen from British palace

Toilet worth ‘N1.8bn’ stolen from British palace

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    Trump: We’ve killed Osama bin Laden’s son

Trump: We’ve killed Osama bin Laden’s son

President Donald Trump, on Saturday, said Hamza, son of Osama bin Laden, deceased Al-Qaeda founder, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.Hamza was reportedly killed sometime in the "last two years" in an operation that involved the US.In 2017, Hamza, who is the 15th of Osama bin Ladin's 20 children, was placed on the US terrorist blacklist.According to [...]

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    43 poisonous snakes found in man’s luggage at Vienna airport

43 poisonous snakes found in man’s luggage at Vienna airport

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    VIDEO: Mugabe’s remains arrives in Zimbabwe

VIDEO: Mugabe’s remains arrives in Zimbabwe

The body of ex-President Robert Mugabe who died in Singapore has arrived Harare,  capital of Zimbabwe.Mugabe who was forced out of power in 2017 died at age 95.On Wednesday, Zimbabwean ministry of information tweeted a video of the remains of the deceased.Watch below:The body of the late founding father, former President Robert Mugabe has arrived. pic.twitter.com/u5E27GPHhk — Ministry of Information, Publicity [...]

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    Scottish appeal court declares suspension of UK parliament unlawful

Scottish appeal court declares suspension of UK parliament unlawful

The appeal court in Scotland has declared the decision of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend the UK parliament as unlawful.The prime minister had asked Queen Elizabeth II for permission to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline.According to him, the current parliamentary session had been running for too long “and needs to [...]

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    UK reintroduces two-year work visa for foreign students

UK reintroduces two-year work visa for foreign students

The United Kingdom has announced a new visa regime which will allow foreign students stay and work in the country for two years after graduation.This is expected to come into effect for students starting courses in 2020.The plan is an overturn of Theresa May's 2012 immigration policy which mandated foreign students to leave four months after finishing a degree [...]

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