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White House accuses Russia of Syria chemical attack ‘cover-up’

President Donald Trump’s administration has accused Russia of trying to shield Syria’s government from blame for a deadly gas attack. Trump, who has faced criticism for lacking a broader strategy to deal with the Syria crisis, insisted he has no plans to “go into” the war-torn country. Senior White House officials, briefing reporters on condition

US can handle N/Korea alone, Trump tells China

United States President Donald Trump has told his Chinese counterpart that the United States can go it all alone in solving the problem in the Korean Peninsula especially the nuclear weapon treat from North Korea, if China decides not to assist. Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the situation in North Korea and Syria with US

China internet outcry over United passenger fiasco

China social media users were in an uproar Tuesday over viral footage of a Chinese-American man dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight, decrying perceived racism and calling for a boycott. The videos taken by fellow passengers and posted to Twitter showed the man being forcibly pulled screaming from his seat by three security personnel.

Trump plans to move ahead with Nigeria planes sale

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria’s air force for the fight against the extremist group Boko Haram. Sources said the deal could be worth up to 600 million dollars. Sources also said the Super Tucano A-29 aircraft, an agile, propeller-driven plane with reconnaissance

N’Korea hacking banks in Nigeria, 17 others to fund nuclear programme – Kaspersky

North Korea’s hacking operations has expanded to more countries including Nigeria, a report by Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky has claimed. The cyber security firm said hackers backed by North Korea were targeting financial institutions in 18 countries, including Nigeria. According to a report on the hacking claims by CNN, two international security experts believe

Italy deports another 40 Nigerians

The Italian government has deported 40 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The latest deportation comes less than a month after 37 Nigerians were deported from Italy on March 8. Two weeks before that, another 33 Nigerians were also deported from the European county on February 23. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,

America relaxes visa conditions for Nigerians

Presidents Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari discussing the details of the new visa procedures. Sequel to the international outcries that greeted recent maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diasporas, the Federal Government has successfully secured a relaxed and more humane visa application process for Nigerians, promising to reciprocate the same for Americans who wish to visit