Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    ‘Stronger than 18 European countries’ — Nigerian military rated 43rd best in the world

‘Stronger than 18 European countries’ — Nigerian military rated 43rd best in the world

The Global Fire Power (GFP), an institution which ranks the military of different countries, has rated the Nigerian military as the 43rd best in the world, in its 2018 survey. This places Nigeria above 18 European countries namely: Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Bulgaria, Austria, Ireland, Macedonia, Finland, Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Serbia, Albania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.Egypt leads the African military [...]

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    OBITUARY: Castro, the CIA enemy who seized power with just 2 rifles

OBITUARY: Castro, the CIA enemy who seized power with just 2 rifles

It could take the world a lifetime to make another Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, who was an outlier like no other. Hate him or love, Castro will forever be reckoned with as a man who inspired and endangered the world in the same breath.Born out of wedlock into the family of a rich Spanish sugarcane farmer on August 13, 1926, [...]

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    US reopens Cuban embassy after 54 years

US reopens Cuban embassy after 54 years

The United States (US) reopened its embassy in Cuba on Friday after more than 54 years when it was closed.The US flag was raised by the same US marines who brought it down in 1961.The reopening is a symbolic step signalling the warming of ties between both countries.John Kerry, the first US secretary of state to visit Cuba in 70 [...]

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    Cuba publishes new photographs of Fidel Castro

Cuba publishes new photographs of Fidel Castro

The Cuban state media releases some photographs of their former leader, Fidel Castro, which appear to show him meeting with a university student. [...]

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    Argentina could win – these are 10 matches why!

Argentina could win – these are 10 matches why!

After the 7-1 bashing of hosts Brazil, Germany are firm favourites to win their fourth World Cup — their first outside Europe — on Sunday.Curiously, though, teams that have inflicted the most severe hammerings in World Cup history have ended with disappointment, and the goal-happy Germans may well have scored all the goals in them against the Selecao and fire blanks in the final [...]

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