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Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay The Independent National Electoral Commission ( Inec ) has given several reasons for the delay , including attempted sabotage and logistical issues such as bad weather and problems with delivering the ballot papers. Buhari, a former military ruler who was later elected president, is seeking a second term in charge of Africa's most populous nation and top crude producer. [Full Article...]

Trump Wants Nonexistent 6G Internet "As Soon As Possible"

Trump Wants Nonexistent 6G Internet The two sides have met in Beijing and Washington in recent weeks as part of ongoing negotiations after Trump and Xi agreed to a 90-day truce to stave off US tariffs on Chinese imports from escalating, during a December 2018 meeting at the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Argentina. [Full Article...]

Three dead after Amazon cargo plane crashes near Houston

At about the moment it disappeared from communication with the FAA, the flight had descended to about 6,900 feet and was flying at 282 miles per hour, according to the site Flight Aware . "Our thoughts and prayers are with the flight crew, their families and friends along with the entire team at Atlas Air during this awful tragedy", Dave Clark , senior vice president of worldwide operations at A... [Full Article...]

Venezuelan lawmaker Freddy Superlano poisoned in Colombia

Venezuelan lawmaker Freddy Superlano poisoned in Colombia On Saturday "the whole of Venezuela will be in the streets demanding the entry of the humanitarian aid", said Guaido. Sure, we knew that Saturday, February 23 - #23F in the parlance of Juan Guaido's 1.4 million Twitter followers - was the day of the "avalanche of aid" . [Full Article...]

84 dead after drinking bootleg liquor in northeast India

84 dead after drinking bootleg liquor in northeast India NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. The News 18 report read, "It all happens because of a nexus between the excise department and illicit liquor manufacturers", Das said. Hundreds of mainly poor people die each year in the South Asian country from tainted liquor, which normally costs just a few United States cents a bottle. [Full Article...]

Shamima Begum says she regrets speaking to the media

Shamima Begum says she regrets speaking to the media The father of an Alabama woman, 24-year-old Hoda Muthana, who also joined Islamic State, has filed suit against the Trump administration so she can be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler son. The appeal for help in bringing Shamima Begum's baby son back to the United Kingdom will be one of the hardest parts of the letter politically for the Home Secretary Sajid Javid . [Full Article...]

North Korea’s Kim begins train journey to Hanoi for summit with Trump

North Korea’s Kim begins train journey to Hanoi for summit with Trump North Korean media have yet to report on Kim's departure. Some carriages of a green train were spotted at Beijing's station on Sunday, but it was not confirmed it was Kim's. This week, they are expected to focus on concrete denuclearization steps by the North and "corresponding" measures by Washington possibly including easing sanctions and improving bilateral relations. [Full Article...]

Protestors feeling unsatisfied as Vatican summit concludes

Protestors feeling unsatisfied as Vatican summit concludes The Maltese spent 10 years as the Vatican's top prosecutor on paedophilia cases, and was picked by Francis to travel to Chile last year to hear from victims whose voices had previously been silenced by an internal Church cover-up. "In the face of this scourge of sexual abuse perpetrated by men of the church to the detriment of minors, I thought I would summon you", he said, "so that all together... [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen to testify publicly before Congress next week

Michael Cohen to testify publicly before Congress next week Trump and Giuliani last month suggested Cohen's father-in-law should be investigated for alleged but unspecified crimes; the president and his lawyer suggested that Cohen had made up stories about Trump in order to prevent being entangled in a separate potential case. [Full Article...]

Brexit: The past seven days

Brexit: The past seven days Diplomats said the two sides were moving towards a separate legal statement - a "parallel declaration" or "interpretative instrument" - on the backstop. Meanwhile, the European Union expects May to be forced to request a three-month delay to Brexit , two European Union officials said. Alternative arrangements could replace the backstop - but only in the future. [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid

Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid In televised comments on Thursday, Maduro said the stockpiling was a provocation. Opposition leaders said they also plan to bring emergency supplies of food and medicine from Curacao and across the jungle-covered border with Brazil . Fifty countries, including Germany, have recognized Guaido as interim president since he openly challenged Maduro. Maduro accuses the Trump administration, which... [Full Article...]

IS bride Shamima Begum stripped of British citizenship

IS bride Shamima Begum stripped of British citizenship Amarnath Amarasingam is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo where he has been co-directing a study of Western foreign fighters for six years. 'In light of the circumstances of your daughter, the notice of the decision has been served on file today and the order removing her citizenship has subsequently been made. [Full Article...]

United Nations rights chief upset by attacks on Kashmiris, Muslims in India

United Nations rights chief upset by attacks on Kashmiris, Muslims in India The statement said Prime Minister Khan has authorised the armed forces of Pakistan to "respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure by India". Mr Shuang said: "China will engage in relevant discussions in a constructive and responsible manner, and keep close communication and coordination with India and other parties concerned". [Full Article...]

Department Of Transportation Cancels Funds To CA High-Speed Rail

Department Of Transportation Cancels Funds To CA High-Speed Rail The administration also wants to reclaim another $2.5 billion in federal funds already spent by California on the project. Originally, the rail line was supposed to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco . The Governor acknowledged last week that the High Speed Rail project is over-budget, lacks transparency and can not be completed as originally told to voters in 2008. [Full Article...]

Former acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director believes Trump could be a Russian asset

Former acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director believes Trump could be a Russian asset As the FBI investigated the so-far unproven theory that Trump's campaign colluded with the Kremlin, McCabe claimed, the president was 'publicly undermining the investigative efforts. McCabe's comments shed light on Trump's public attacks on investigators. Last spring, after the Justice Department's inspector general found that McCabe had made a leak to the media "designed to advance his personal... [Full Article...]

Trump Taps Jeffrey Rosen To Succeed Rod Rosenstein

Trump Taps Jeffrey Rosen To Succeed Rod Rosenstein The precise timing of the announcement is subject to change. It was announced yesterday Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave his position at the Department of Justice in March. So far, 34 individuals and three companies have pleaded guilty, been indicted or otherwise swept up in the inquiry , including several former Trump advisers. [Full Article...]

Roger Stone posts ominous photo of judge oveseeing his case

Roger Stone posts ominous photo of judge oveseeing his case Law&Crime also noted at the time that it could result in a more restrictive gag order in his case. Despite Stone removing the post soon after, and even filing an apology with the court, Judge Jackson is now ordering Stone to answer to her in person. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders Joins 2020 Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders Joins 2020 Presidential Race Sanders, of course, doesn't provide any evidence to back up his brutal description of Trump; instead, after denouncing the democratically elected president, whom almost half of the country now supports, he moves on to declaring that he's the right guy for the job because he is someone who can "bring us together". [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide protests to allow USA aid to enter

Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide protests to allow USA aid to enter Rubio, who has been an influential voice in advocating U.S measures against Maduro, noted that about 50 nations have declared Guaido the constitutional president of Venezuela, based on arguments that Maduro's re-election past year was fraudulent, and that other government-stacked institutions such as the supreme court have no legal authority. [Full Article...]

Iran's foreign minister accuses Israel, US of seeking war

Iran's foreign minister accuses Israel, US of seeking war Accusing Israel of violating global law after bombing campaigns in Syria, Zarif criticised European powers for not calling out Israel and the U.S. for their behaviour in the region. Under the agreement, the United States and others agreed to lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for it agreeing to control its development of nuclear weapons programme. [Full Article...]


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