Foreign news

US defense chief plans to visit China on crisis communications

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper plans to visit China for talks on how to improve two-way communications in...

Trump eyes campaign reset with return to coronavirus briefings

President Donald Trump will resume regular televised coronavirus briefings Tuesday in a possibly fraught bid to restore his...

WASSCE: Stop Playing Politics With Future of Students, Group Tells Nigerian Government

A non-governmental organisation,  OpenFees, has told the Nigerian Government and other stakeholders in the education sector to stop...

Kidnappers Abduct Lawmaker’s Daughter In Kano

Kidnappers have abducted Juwairiyya Murtala, daughter of the member representing Danbatta Constituency in the Kano State House of...

Lawyer Asks Buhari To Investigate, Prosecute Nigeria’s Attorney-General, Malami, For Corruption

A human rights lawyer, Kabir Akingbolu, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate and prosecute Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General...

Bandits Abduct Police Officer, Daughter, Four Others In Kaduna

Six people including a female police officer and her daughter have been abducted by suspected bandits, who invaded...

Nelson Mandela Day: NHRC Tasks Government, Civil Society Groups On Justice For Nigerians

As Nigeria joined the global community to mark the 2020 Nelson Mandela Day, the National Human Rights Commission...

South Korean prosecutors open probe into North’s Kim Yo Jong

Seoul prosecutors have opened an unprecedented probe into North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister over Pyongyang's blowing up...

US Supreme Court says murderer’s execution can go ahead

The execution of a murderer whose lawyers claim is suffering from dementia can go ahead, the US Supreme...

New clashes on Azerbaijan-Armenia border

Clashes erupted again on Thursday between Azerbaijan and Armenia following a day-long lull along their shared border, dashing...

Reps investigate NDDC over alleged N40bn irregular spending

The House of Representatives has commenced investigation into the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditure in the Niger Delta...

57 health workers contract Coronavirus in Plateau – Official

The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr Nimkong Lar, has said that 57 health workers were infected with...

New lockdowns ordered as India virus cases near one million

One of India's most impoverished states went into lockdown Thursday, but near-normal traffic on Patna's streets showed the...

Adamawa Governor Fintiri refuses temperature check at airport, rejects sanitizer

FAAN says the governor and his entourage behaved irresponsibly. Adamawa Governor Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri called out for flouting...

Taiwan thwarts China ‘invasion’ in live-fire drill

Taiwanese soldiers on Thursday fought off simulated coastal assaults from China during their biggest annual live-fire exercises of...