Category Archives: International

Groups of yellow vest protesters across France responds to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron.

Groups of yellow vest protesters across France responded mockingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt. At a roundabout in the southern town of Le Boulou, some 150 “yellow vests” gathered around a loudspeaker listened carefully to the president’s words before starting to shout in chorus.…

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Theresa May meets EU officials today over Brexit deal.

Theresa May is meeting European leaders and EU officials later today for talks aimed at rescuing her Brexit deal. She is holding talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Germany’s Angela Merkel after postponing a Commons vote on the deal. The UK Prime Minister has said she needs “further assurances” about the Northern Ireland…

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China and US agrees to work towards removing tariffs.

US President Donald Trump has said Beijing says it will reduce and remove” the 40% tariffs it places on US cars imported into China. China has not commented on President Trump’s announcement, which he made on Twitter without providing details. The move, if confirmed, would be welcomed by a car industry unsettled by the escalating…

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U.S says Brexit agreement could threaten US-UK trade deal.

U.S President Donald Trump has suggested that Theresa May’s Brexit agreement could threaten a US-UK trade deal. Trump told reporters the withdrawal agreement “sounds like a great deal for the EU” and meant the UK might not be able to trade with the US. Downing Street added that Mrs. May is ready to defend her…

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Japan Government to partner with the United Nations and The Federal Government in the Implementation of Its Social Stabilization…

The Government of Japan is partnering with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the federal government in the implementation of its Social Stabilization through Entrepreneurship Development for the Youth in the Northeast (PRO-SSED) project. Speaking at the formal launch of the project in Abuja, the Japanese ambassador to Nigeria, Yutaka Kikuta, disclosed that…

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Army in Cameroon searches for 79 kidnapped pupils.

An army search operation is under way in Cameroon to rescue dozens of people kidnapped from a boarding school. Government official say at least 79 students and three others were seized on Monday in Bamenda, the capital of the North-West region. The government and English-speaking separatists have accused each other of orchestrating the kidnapping. Cameroon’s…

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Students of Presbyterian Secondary School, kidnapped in Cameroon.

Seventy nine students of Presbyterian Secondary School, including their principal have been kidnapped in the west of Cameroon. Government official said three other people were among the 79 student who were seized early on Monday morning in Bamenda, the capital of the North-West region. Regional governor Adolphe Lele L’Afrique blamed separatist militias for the kidnapping.…

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Iran’s President vows to break sanctions re-imposed by US targeting economy.

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to break swinging sanctions re-imposed by the US targeting core parts of the economy. The Trump administration is restoring all sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal in a bid to pressure Iran. They will hit oil exports, shipping and banks, and make it difficult to do business with…

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