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Turkey rejects UN Security Council criticism over Cyprus

  Turkey rejected UN Security Council criticism on Friday over its push for a two-state solution in Cyprus and plans to reopen a coastal resort emptied of its Greek Cypriot residents. Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkey invaded in response to an abortive coup engineered by the then military junta in Athens that …

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Black Lives Matter Activist, Sasha Johnson Shot On The Head

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson is critically ill after being shot in the head, her party says. The Taking the Initiative Party said she was being treated in intensive care after being “brutally attacked” in the early hours of Sunday. The group said the attack, which happened in Peckham, south London, followed “numerous …

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Backed by Israeli police, Jewish settlers enter Al-Aqsa compound

  Dozens of Jewish settlers, flanked by heavily armed Israeli special forces, entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem in the early morning, further raising tensions hours after Palestinian worshippers were beaten and assaulted by Israeli police, according to the Islamic authority overseeing the site. Citing witnesses, Palestinian news agency WAFA said Israeli …

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Turkish President Erdoğan speaks with Buhari, wants Nigeria to support Palestine

  Turkish President Recep Tayyep Erdoğan has expressed hope that Nigeria would support Palestine in the raging Israel-Gaza conflict. In a telephone conversation he had with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday May 13, the Turkish leader said he had fruitful discussions with the Nigerian leader. “We held a telephone conversation with Nigerian President Mohammad Buhari. …

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COVID-19: FG Bars Passengers From Brazil, India, Turkey

  The Federal Government has barred travelers from Brazil, India and Turkey over rising COVID-19 cases there. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this in a statement Sunday. He said the ban, which would take effect from tomorrow, shall be subjected …

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Insecurity: Buhari seeks US assistance, warns of spill over to other countries

  The President Muhammadu Buhari , on Tuesday stressed the need for the support of the United States and other “important and strategic partners” in combating the security challenges facing Nigeria. He said the support was necessary because the consequences of insecurity in Nigeria would affect all nations. According to a statement by his Special …

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ICYMI: President Idriss Deby Of Chad Dies Of Injuries Suffered From Frontline Attack

Chad’s longtime President Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the frontline in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, the armed forces said. Deby, 68, “has just breathed his last defending the sovereign nation on the battlefield” over the weekend, army spokesman General Azem Bermandoa Agouna said in …

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YouTube shuts down prominent Nigerian megachurch preacher’s channel for ‘gay curing’ claims

 Popular Nigerian televangelist has urged his followers to “pray for YouTube” for shutting down his account after he posted videos on his channel claiming to ‘cure’ gay members of his congregation of their sexuality. “I got to know what happened to YouTube when I saw the viewers complaining… I want you to help me pray …

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