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IGP orders investigation into N22m Bitcoin extortion

Assures discreet and transparent investigations The Nigeria Police Force on Monday began investigations into alleged professional misconduct, abuse of office and extortion of N22...

EU raises alarm over Russian mercenaries in Africa

The European Union has imposed sanctions on the Wagner Group, a Russian mercenary organisation accused of committing human rights abuses in the Central African...

Biden warns Russia against invading Ukraine

Joe Biden has warned that he will not accept "red lines" set by Moscow as fears mount that Russia is planning an imminent invasion...

World Cup Play-Off: Portugal face Turkey, Italy host North Macedonia

Portugal will host Turkey in the play-off semi-final for the 2022 World Cup, while Italy have been drawn at home to North Macedonia. Elsewhere Scotland...

US removes Nigeria from religious freedom blacklist

The US on Wednesday removed Nigeria from its list of countries with religious freedom concerns, just a day before Secretary of State Antony Blinken...

Taliban hold military parade with US-made weapons, artillery

Taliban forces held a military parade in Kabul on Sunday using captured American-made armoured vehicles and Russian helicopters in a display that showed their...

Late Russia own-goal sends Croatia to World Cup

A late own goal by Fedor Kudryashov secured Croatia's place at next year's World Cup in Qatar and left Russia in the play-offs. A draw...

COVID-19: WHO records 5 million deaths worldwide

More than five million people are known to have died of Covid-19 worldwide, 19 months since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins University. Vaccines...

Covid: Moscow schools, shops shut in partial lockdown

Shops, restaurants and schools have shut in Moscow in a partial lockdown, as Russia battles record Covid deaths and infections. Only essential shops like supermarkets...
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has approved use of coronavirus vaccine COP26

Putin will not attend COP26 climate summit

President Vladimir Putin of Russia will not attend the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. No reason was given for...

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