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China warns U.S. against fresh naval patrols in South China Sea

China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday warned Washington against challenging its sovereignty, responding to reports the United States was planning fresh naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea. On Sunday, the Navy Times reported that U.S. Navy and Pacific Command

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U.S. warns North Korea of ‘overwhelming’ response if nuclear arms used

U.S. President Donald Trump’s defense secretary warned North Korea on Friday of an “effective and overwhelming” response if it chose to use nuclear weapons, as he reassured South Korea of steadfast U.S. support. “Any attack on the United States, or

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Governor loses $10m bail out funds to mistress in Texas, US

A governor is under probe after the sum of $10 million he diverted from the bailout funds allocated to his state was hijacked by his mistress. The governor was said to have commissioned his mistress to help him launder the

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Donald Trump deports 92 Africans from United States

The stiffness of Donald Trump’s policy on illegal immigrants in the United States seem to have been playing out already. Daily Nation, a Kenyan newspaper reports that Ninety nationals of Somalia and two Kenyans arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International

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Amazon to deliver 100,000 new US jobs

Amazon on Thursday unveiled plans to create 100,000 US jobs over the next 18 months, as President-elect Donald Trump presses the business world to boost activities on American soil. The US tech and retail giant’s plan to bring its American

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Plane with expelled diplomats leaves US: Russian media

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats, expelled from the United States over Moscow’s alleged interference in the presidential election, took off from Washington on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported. “The plane has taken off, everyone is on board,” said the

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Snowfalls force U.S. residents indoors

Residents across the U.S. woke up to a “white” Saturday morning after snowfall accumulated overnight, with temperature hovering around minus five (-5°C). The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) in New York, reports that as at 8 a.m.

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Syria’s war: US aims new sanctions at Assad backers

US legislators have passed a bill that would sanction the government of Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran, for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the country. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives on

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12 things that already happened within hours of Donald Trump being elected president

Donald Trump won’t officially become president until January 2017, but within hours of his victory the world has already begun to change. 1) A top Israeli government minister declared the idea of Palestinian state ‘over’. (AFP/Getty Images) Israel’s Education Minister

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US blocks Nigeria from buying military aircraft from Brazil

Strong indications have emerged that the United States has again blocked the Federal Government from acquiring fighter ground attack aircraft considered crucial in the ongoing campaign against Boko Haram in the North-East. Investigations showed that the US has prevented the

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