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Don’t evict 100,000 Nigerian refugees, UN urges Cameroon

The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has appealed to Cameroonian authorities not to evict over 100,000 of Nigerian refugees in that country.UNHCR on Friday expressed grave concerns over plans by Cameroon to evict the Nigerian refugees to Borno.UNHCR...

Trump to make major announcement about shutdown

US President Donald Trump will make a "major announcement" Saturday about the long-running US government shutdown and the situation on the country's southern border.The partial shutdown which began when Trump refused to sign off on budget legislation that did...

Facebook is said to face US fine on privacy violations

A US privacy investigation of Facebook Inc, begun after a major data breach was exposed in March, is likely to result in a record fine against the company.A US privacy investigation of Facebook Inc, begun after a major data...

WAR: Russia deploys nuclear missiles near Ukraine border

Russia has deployed batteries of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles close the Ukrainian border, according to new satellite images.The photos, taken by ImageSat International, show a deployment of short-range nuclear-capable Iskander ballistic missiles near the city of Krasnodar, which is around...

Trump grounds House speaker, cancelled Davos trip amid shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump forced the cancellation of a trip to Afghanistan by his Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 17, and cancelled administration officials’ travel to the Davos forum as a government shutdown plunged Washington deeper into deadlock.The...

Indonesia: No HIV Test, No Marriage License

Authorities in the Indonesian capital Jakarta have introduced a regulation requiring couples to take an HIV test in order to obtain a marriage license, and without it marriage proceedings will not be carried out.The regulation was drawn up in...

Diana’s former bodyguard warns that Meghan Markle could be in real danger

Princess Diana's former body guard has said that Meghan Markle could be in danger.Ken Wharfe believes that Meghan could be in danger due to her eagerness to interact with the public. Speaking about the fact that Meghan's protection officer...

China now ready to use execution as a weapon of diplomacy

The recent decision by a Chinese court to sentence Canadian Robert Schellenberg to death has led many international observers to claim that the decision is a political one, part of Beijing’s ongoing diplomatic pressure campaign against Canada over its...

Europe in a changing world

The heart of European integration is fading. The people governing in Brussels, such as Timmermans and Selmayr remind us of the 5thcentury Roman comites who waged wars with each other only to benefit themselves, which eventually ended the Roman...

China has ‘world’s most advanced’ military

China is on the verge of fielding some of the most modern weapon systems in the world, according to a new report from the US Defence Intelligence Agency.Beijing’s longstanding interest in reunifying with Taiwan “has served as the primary...

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