Beijing Airports Cancel 1,255 Flights Over Virus Fears

Beijing cancelled at least 1,255 inbound and outbound flights on Wednesday, representing nearly 70 per cent of all services, the state-run People's Daily reported, as fears grow over a new coronavirus outbreak.

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EFCC Busts Famous Skit Maker, Four Others Over Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested five alleged internet fraudsters for their involvement in internet-related fraud, including a famous skit maker and self-acclaimed social media influencer who uses the name Adedamola Adewale a.k.a @adeherself.

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Bayern Clinch Eighth Straight Bundesliga Title

  Bayern Munich secured their eighth straight Bundesliga title on Tuesday as Robert Lewandowski’s first-half volley saw them claim a 1-0 win at Werder Bremen. The Bavarian giants were confirmed German champions for the 30th time in the club’s proud history to maintain their iron-grip on the Bundesliga shield in recent years. Lewandowski struck two … Continue reading Bayern Clinch Eighth Straight Bundesliga Title

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Nigeria Fully Capable Of Dealing With Banditry, Terrorism – Presidency

  The presidency has assured Nigerians that the nation’s armed forces are fully capable of dealing with the challenges of banditry and terrorism. They, therefore, urged Nigerians to exercise more patience as the military takes appropriate steps to block gaps being exploited to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens. This was disclosed in a statement signed … Continue reading Nigeria Fully Capable Of Dealing With Banditry, Terrorism – Presidency

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Buhari Calls For End To Violence Against Children As World Marks Day Of African Child

As Nigeria joins the international community to celebrate the Day of the African Child, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that the government would continue to protect children from sexual violence, domestic abuse and exploitation.

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Rashford 1 UK Govt 0: Man Utd Star Forces Change On Child Poverty

  Britain’s government on Tuesday bowed to demands by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford to change its policy on free school meals for the poorest children, amid growing concerns about the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on low-income families. The England international drew on his own experience of growing up in poverty to lead an … Continue reading Rashford 1 UK Govt 0: Man Utd Star Forces Change On Child Poverty

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North Korea Blows Up Diplomatic Office Near Border With South

  North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, triggering broad international condemnation after days of virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang. The demolition came after Kim Yo Jong — the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — said at the weekend the “useless north-south joint … Continue reading North Korea Blows Up Diplomatic Office Near Border With South

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Berlin, NATO Caution Against Reducing The Number Of US Troops In Germany

  Germany and NATO on Tuesday underlined the importance of US troops in Germany for security on both sides of the Atlantic, a day after President Donald Trump announced he would slash the number stationed there. “We think that the US presence in Germany is important for the security not just of Germany but also … Continue reading Berlin, NATO Caution Against Reducing The Number Of US Troops In Germany

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‘Now Is The Time’ To Act Against Racism – Raheem Sterling

  England forward Raheem Sterling said on Tuesday that “now is the time to act” against racism. Sterling has been speaking out amid the worldwide Black Lives Matter protests that followed the death of George Floyd while in police custody in the United States. The BLM protests have also led to renewed debate about the … Continue reading ‘Now Is The Time’ To Act Against Racism – Raheem Sterling

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India Says 20 Of Its Soldiers Killed In Border Clash With China

  At least 20 Indian soldiers have been killed in a violent face-off with Chinese forces on the disputed Himalayan border, the Indian army said late Tuesday, the deadliest clash between the nuclear-armed neighbours in decades. India had earlier said three of its troops were killed, but in a statement later Tuesday the army added … Continue reading India Says 20 Of Its Soldiers Killed In Border Clash With China

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