Nigeria Seeks Global Support On Climate Change

Nigeria Seeks Global Support On Climate Change

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Paris appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the effects of climate change. In a submission to the One Planet Summit attended by over 60 heads of state and governments, as well as representatives of non-governmental and private organisations, the President said: “We cannot implement our Nationally Determined Contribution without adequate financial, technical and capacity building support from the developed countries.” Buhari’s appeal came as the…

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Explosion at New York bus terminal

Explosion at New York bus terminal

New York police said Monday that they were investigating an explosion of New York bus terminal (unknown origin) in busy downtown Manhattan, and that people were being evacuated. Media reports said at least one person had been detained after the blast near the Port Authority transit terminal, close to Times Square. Early media reports said the blast came from a pipe bomb, and that several people were injured. “The NYPD is responding to reports of…

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BREAKING: Recognising Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital ‘Makes Peace Possible’ – Netanyahu

BREAKING: Recognising Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital ‘Makes Peace Possible’ – Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital “makes peace possible”, after widespread international criticism of the US decision to do so. Netanyahu said the move by US President Donald Trump “doesn’t obviate peace, it makes peace possible because recognising reality is the substance of peace, it’s the foundation of peace,” as he arrived for talks with EU foreign ministers in Brussels. Details soon.

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Top Ten Richest Black Women (richest black woman)

Top Ten Richest Black Women  (richest black woman)

The African continent has already given the world plenty of talented people. Many of them are women who became popular owing to their ambitions, perseverance, and hard work. The richest black women recommend that other women should be patient and determined in their desire to become rich. 1. Isabel dos Santos – Net worth: 3.35 billion dollars Isabel dos Santos is presently considered the richest woman in Africa. She is the daughter of the president of Angola, who has been…

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Pope Francis Set To Edit ‘The Lord’s Prayer’

Pope Francis Set To Edit ‘The Lord’s Prayer’

Pope Francis has sought to change the ‘Our Lord’s’ prayer in the bible. The pope said that the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase “lead us not into temptation” in the “Our Father”, the best known prayer in Christianity. “That is not a good translation,” the pope said in a television interview on Wednesday night. Francis said the Catholic Church in France had decided to use the phrase “do not…

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Trump Jerusalem Move Triggers Palestinian Unrest

Trump Jerusalem Move Triggers Palestinian Unrest

US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital sparked Palestinian protests, sporadic clashes and a call for a new intifada on Thursday as fears grew of fresh bloodshed in the region. Trump’s announcement also prompted an almost universal diplomatic backlash, with fresh warnings from Turkey, the European Union and Russia. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, however, lavished praise on Trump, saying his name would now be associated with Jerusalem’s long history and urging…

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

President Donald Trump recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday, a historic decision that overturns decades of US policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East.“Israel is a sovereign nation with the right like every other sovereign nation to determine its own capital,” the US leader said in a speech from the White House. “Acknowledging this as a fact is a necessary condition for achieving peace,” added…

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#MeToo Movement Named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

#MeToo Movement Named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

The anti-harassment #MeToo movement was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. In the wake of revelations about Harvey Weinstein and other men, millions have shared their stories about being sexually harassed and assaulted. The announcement was made Wednesday on NBC’s Today show, where longtime host Matt Lauer was recently fired amid harassment allegations. Other finalists included Donald Trump, China’s president Xi Jinping and quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Time magazine had said last month that Trump was “incorrect”…

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Tokyo Stocks Open Flat Amid Russia Probe Jitters

Tokyo Stocks Open Flat Amid Russia Probe Jitters

Tokyo stocks opened flat on Monday after three days of gains, as cautious investors watched developments in the FBI probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.01 percent, or 2.94 points, at 22,821.97 in early trade while the broader Topix index gained 0.16 percent, or 2.92 points, to 1,799.45. It will be “a week of patience” as investors keep a wary eye on US political developments…

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Trump says he feels ‘very badly’ for Flynn, points finger at Clinton

Trump says he feels ‘very badly’ for Flynn, points finger at Clinton

US President Donald Trump said Monday he “feels badly” for his former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty last week to lying to the FBI, and lamented that his former rival Hillary Clinton “lied many times” and nothing happened. Trump’s comments to reporters were the latest in a series of outbursts over the FBI’s sprawling Russia probe after Flynn’s guilty plea on Friday and his admission he is cooperating with investigators. “I feel…

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