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Global Media Nigeria President Buhari Returns Home From Medical Leave in UK
Author: 0 Nigeria President Buhari Returns Home From Medical Leave in UK

Stoking more uncertainty, Buhari, in a video message, hinted that his return might be temporary, saying there may be need "for further followup within some weeks". He also at various times spoke with the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo , Governors Ibrahim Ganduje of Kano, Yahaya Bello of Kogi, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and others.

Global Media Alberta Progressive Conservatives pick Jason Kenney as new leader
Author: 0 Alberta Progressive Conservatives pick Jason Kenney as new leader

He said thousands of supporters in the PC and the Wildrose parties want to have a say on joining forces and it would be folly to not give them that chance. "I will support (Kenney) in any way he wants". "To our friends and fellow travelers in the Wildrose party. let us reunite the family". Wildrose party Leader Brian Jean has said he's open to meeting Monday with the new leader, but has stressed that any new conservative party will be created under a Wildrose legal framework, with the ...

Author: 0 Israeli plane, tank hit Gaza after rocket attack by Palestinians

A Hamas military court has sentenced two Palestinians to death for drug dealing, in the first-such case since the militant group seized the Gaza Strip a decade ago. The incident was the latest amid several weeks of escalating tensions in the area that have included incidents of spontaneous rocket fire from the territory.

Global Media Biren sworn in, Manipur gets first BJP Govt
Author: 0 Biren sworn in, Manipur gets first BJP Govt

Formerly a minister in the Ibobi Singh-led government, Biren had resigned from the Manipur Assembly and Pradesh Congress Committee previous year after revolting against Ibobi Singh. Kayisii (NPP), Karam Shyam (LJP), Th. At an event held outside the state BJP headquarters later, Biren spoke about the economic blockade and the need to lift it.

Global Media Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April
Author: 0 Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April

Pope Francis's visit will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the start of diplomatic relationships between Egypt and the Vatican. Sectarian violence often erupts due to various issues related to the faiths like the construction of new churches and interfaith discussions.

Global Media Iraqi forces retake two key areas in west Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi forces retake two key areas in west Mosul

Iraqi authorities launched the fight to retake Mosul from the jihadists on October 17 previous year, with the support of the US-led coalition that has been carrying out strikes against IS in Iraq and neighbouring Syria since 2014. The operation in the city officially began in October past year. Since launching their assault on the western sector, Iraqi forces have taken several districts and key buildings including the headquarters of Nineveh province's regional government and a railway ...

Author: 0 Taiwan's stance on proposed South China Sea code of conduct

Seemingly insignificant, that feature is where the United States and the worldwide community should draw the line, where they should be willing to use force to stop Chinese aggression. Declare war against China? "Rather, it is for the goal of gaining practical military advantage", he said. Party-List Congressman Francisco Ashley Acedillo told a forum the reason behind China's real intent in forging ahead with their claims, which started with the First Island Chain and on to the Second ...

Global Media Capitol Hill Republicans not on board with Trump budget
Author: 0 Capitol Hill Republicans not on board with Trump budget

President Donald Trump presented a radically different budget blueprint to Congress on Thursday. "The better process, the better function is exactly what we're trying to do now, which is to encourage people and enable them to buy a policy they want and can afford".

Global Media USA says sorry for snooping allegations against British intelligence
Author: 0 USA says sorry for snooping allegations against British intelligence

Within hours a spokesperson for the agency issued a rebuttal of the charge and a rebuke of the White House for elevating the claim. Mrs Merkel and Mr Trump appeared to have an awkward meeting at the White House, with the US President seemingly refusing to shake the German Chancellor's hand in front of the media in the Oval Office.

Global Media Republican Governors Came Out Against the GOP Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Republican Governors Came Out Against the GOP Health Care Bill

The report also underscored the importance of the ACA's financial assistance, a combination of tax credits to help pay premiums and reduced cost sharing for people with low incomes. It could go to a vote by the Republican-dominated House on Thursday, setting up another battle in the Senate, which also has a Republican majority.

Author: 0 Tensions show as Trump ignores Merkel's handshake offer in first meeting

Trump stated this during the joint press conference with the German leader after their meeting in the White House on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. The comment was likely a response to viral coverage of the frosty moment in which he declined to shake hands with the German Chancellor inside the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Trump says USA 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

Trump was also sharply critical of Merkel during the presidential campaign, accusing her of "ruining Germany" over her more liberal policies on free trade and Syrian refugees. As the two earlier sat for a brief photo op for reporters in the Oval Office, they said little and did not shake hands, though they did shake when Trump met her limousine outside the West Wing.

Author: 0 US will work with China on North Korea

Tillerson's Beijing visit followed his remarks on Friday in South Korea that pre-emptive military action against North Korea might be necessary if the threat from its weapons program reaches a level "that we believe requires action". " China has done little to help!" They have been playing the United States for years. "Washington and Seoul are trying to shift all the burden of solving the North Korean nuclear issue onto China and include China into their strategy toward ...

Global Media After 139 days, Naga Council lifts economic blockade on Manipur
Author: 0 After 139 days, Naga Council lifts economic blockade on Manipur

It was agreed that "the grievances of the UNC which led to the imposition of Economic Blockade by them was recognised as there was non-adherence to the four Memoranda of Understanding and the Government of India's assurance on the matter". The blockade had started on November 1 a year ago after former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh carved out seven new districts in the state. The previous Congress government under Okram Ibobi Singh had taken a stand to hold talks over the impasse either ...

Global Media Brokerages Set Antofagasta plc (ANTO) Target Price at $649.76
Author: 0 Brokerages Set Antofagasta plc (ANTO) Target Price at $649.76

In a research report issued to investors and clients on 17 March, Antofagasta (LON:ANTO) stock "Hold" was kept by Deutsche. Barclays PLC cut their price target on shares of Anglo American plc from GBX 1,240 ($15.16) to GBX 975 ($11.92) and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 9th.

Author: 0 Holy wars in Europe are coming, top Turkish diplomat says

He raised the idea of bringing back the death penalty after the failed coup of 15 July, suggesting it would bring justice to the families of the victims. Erdogan accused the Netherlands and Germany of behaving like "Nazis", and subsequently, calling on millions of Turks in Europe to take action. Sigmar Gabriel said Mr Erdogan's comments were "ludicrous and absurd" but Europe should stop reacting, which only played into the Turkish leader's hands.