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Russia ignores demands to free protesters; Navalny gets 15 days jail

Moscow (dpa) - Russia is ignoring international calls - including from the Council of Europe, of which Russia is a member - to release...

Breakthrough unlikely before Northern Ireland power-sharing deadline

London (dpa) - The British government planned a last-minute drive Monday to salvage talks on resuming Northern Ireland's power-sharing arrangement, despite republican party Sinn...

In Ibadan: Housewife boils hubby’s manhood

Adeyinka Adelakun, a middle aged public school teacher in Ibadan, on Thursday narrated how his wife, kafayat, poured boiling water on his manhood which...

180,000 free houses for the poor Nigerians

More than 180,000 modern houses are to be provided free in all the 36 states of the country, according to an NGO — Africa...

Major Ukrainian munitions depot goes up in flames, sabotage alleged

Kiev (dpa) - One of Ukraine's largest munitions depots went up in flames on Thursday in what the military is calling an act of...

Knifeman rattles UK parliament

Britain Houses of Parliament are in lockdown after a knifeman reportedly charged through the gates of Westminster into the front yard of the parliamentary...

Ukraine bans Russian Eurovision hopeful who performed in Crimea

Moscow (dpa) - Russia's Eurovision hopeful - who has become a source of controversy in host country Ukraine for a 2015 performance in Russian-annexed...

Germany’s new president urges Erdogan to respect rule of law

Berlin (dpa) - Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan must "respect the rule of law and the freedom of media and journalists," German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier...

Belgium marks first anniversary of deadliest attacks in its history

Brussels (dpa) - Solemn commemorations were held at the Brussels international airport and one of the city's metro stations as Belgium marked the first...

President Buhari mourns Abisoye

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the family of Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Abisoye (Rtd), who has passed away at the age of 81. Late...