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President Weah Arrives in Beijing to Attend 3RD Summit of FOCAC

President Weah Arrives in Beijing to Attend 3RD Summit of FOCAC NAIJ.com gathered that the summit which is themed Towards an even Stronger China-Africa Community with a shared Future is scheduled to hold between September 3 and 4. Jiang said China-Africa cooperation on industrialization, trade, and infrastructure will be the major topic during the meeting. Last week, China's Vice Commerce Minister Qian Keming said Africa's debt burden was long-standing and h... [Full Article...]

Former Manafort associate pleads guilty to acting as an unregistered foreign agent

Former Manafort associate pleads guilty to acting as an unregistered foreign agent At Manafort's Virginia trial, his former protege Rick Gates testified that Lyovochkin paid Manafort's consulting firm millions of dollars for political work, including for the Party of Regions, the predecessor of the Opposition Bloc. In addition to admitting that he violated the Foreign Agent Registration Act, Patten admitted that he worked with foreigners to illegally rout money to Trump's i... [Full Article...]

Lawyers seek court order to allow MP Zaake to travel

Lawyers seek court order to allow MP Zaake to travel Protests erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police detained Kyagulanyi at the worldwide airport during his previous attempt to travel overseas for medical care. Daily Monitor reported that government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo, said the lawmakers - Mr Kyagulanyi and Mr Zaake - will be allowed to proceed overseas for further treatment after they have been examined by government docto... [Full Article...]

Trump to move forward on $200 billion in China tariffs

Trump to move forward on $200 billion in China tariffs Trump is ready to impose tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports as soon as a public comment period on the plan ends next week, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday . Among the big movers, discount stores Dollar Tree, dropped 15.5 per cent, and Dollar General fell one per cent, even though both chains turned in better-than-expected earnings reports. [Full Article...]

PM Imran agrees to expand bilateral cooperation with Japan

PM Imran agrees to expand bilateral cooperation with Japan It added that both sides held detailed discussions about regional and global issues, including the situation in Afghanistan and USA decision to unilaterally withdraw from the historic nuclear deal Iran signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015. [Full Article...]

Two Americans Stabbed by Afghan Man at Amsterdam Train Station | Homeland Security

Two Americans Stabbed by Afghan Man at Amsterdam Train Station | Homeland Security The attacker, a 19-year-old Afghan man , was shot by police as he walked away but survived. In the most serious incident involving a terror attack, outspoken Dutch anti-Islam film director Theo van Gogh was shot and stabbed to death in 2004 in Amsterdam by a man with ties to a Dutch Islamist terror network. [Full Article...]

Homeless man sues couple who raised N145m to help him

Homeless man sues couple who raised N145m to help him In return, Katie McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, started a GoFundMe page that quickly went viral and raised over $400,000 for the good Samaritan. The pair denied Bobbitt's allegations, claiming the money already given to him was spent on drugs, overdue legal bills and dispersed to his family members. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump’s "Great" Reaction To Meghan McCain’s Memorial Rebuke

Donald Trump’s The private ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland, was as carefully planned as the rest of McCain's farewell tour, which began in Arizona after he died August 25 from brain cancer and stretched to Washington . Sen. John McCain's funeral brought many politicians together. "And John McCain passed that test again and again and again". Lindsey Graham, Gen. [Full Article...]

Politicians and activists call for protests during Trump’s visit to Ireland

Politicians and activists call for protests during Trump’s visit to Ireland On Monday morning, Trump ordered the USA flag on the White House to go back to full-staff, but after the American Legion pressured the administration, the flag was lowered to half-staff at 3:30 p.m. Sanders, aides said, had more than one conversation with Trump this week about paying respects to McCain.‬. John McCain 's death, saying he felt he did enough to honor the Republican. [Full Article...]

John McCain's mum, 106, to go to services

John McCain's mum, 106, to go to services The private ceremony will include tributes by Graham and McCain's son Jack. The church's senior pastor, Noe Garcia, pronounced McCain "a true American hero". Senator John McCain's daughter paid tribute to her father on Saturday with a broadside at President Donald Trump, lambasting the US leader without naming him for using "cheap rhetoric" against a man celebrated as a war hero and statesma... [Full Article...]

Ukrainian separatist leader is killed in restaurant bombing

Ukrainian separatist leader is killed in restaurant bombing An ambulance drives through a cordon near a cafe, where separatists leader Alexander Zakharchenko was killed , in Donetsk on Friday. The report was carried by the rebel "Donetsk Republic" news agency DNR. But most of the agreement's provisions remain unfulfilled and clashes break out sporadically. Denis Pushilin, the speaker of the separatists' parliament, blamed Ukrainian forces for the e... [Full Article...]

Yorkdale mall evacuated as police investigate gunshots

Yorkdale mall evacuated as police investigate gunshots Militiamen suspect in the incident, two men aged about 20 years, one of them black, who were seen as " gun black". The Toronto Transit Commission said subway trains are not stopping at the mall . Ms Toca ran to a store nearby where she said she was locked in with about 15 other people. It was just insane. The weapon involved was a black handgun, they said. [Full Article...]

Pakistan erupts over Prophet cartoon contest in Netherlands

Pakistan erupts over Prophet cartoon contest in Netherlands Thousands of supporters of Tehreek-e-Labbaik, who had started from the eastern city of Lahore in 300 buses and trucks and dozens of smaller vehicles on Wednesday, remained on the outskirts of the capital after Wilders cancelled the contest. [Full Article...]

Trump says Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections

Trump says Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections Sessions, he said in an interview August 23, "made a bad mistake, besides accepting the job, knowing he would have to recuse himself in the single most important matter". Falwell went even further than that: "Falwell said he has urged the president to fire Sessions and told POLITICO he planned to bring up the subject again Monday evening at a small gathering with Trump and the first lady". [Full Article...]

Lawyer was told Russian Federation had 'Trump over a barrel,' sources say

Lawyer was told Russian Federation had 'Trump over a barrel,' sources say Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said on CNN tonight he has heard nothing but good things about DOJ official Bruce Ohr , one of the men at the center of another Russian Federation controversy. The FBI's investigation was already under way by the time it received Steele's dossier. Mr. Steele's comments came during a July 2016 breakfast meeting, AP reported. [Full Article...]

European Union backs ending daylight saving time across the continent

European Union backs ending daylight saving time across the continent Speaking to German public broadcaster ZDF, Juncker said the survey indicated "summer time should be year-round, and that's what will happen". Following an online consultation, which received 4.6 million responses from across all 28 EU countries, the European Commission has revealed 84% want to abolish the act of daylight saving. [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning faces Australia entry ban

Chelsea Manning faces Australia entry ban Manning's tour was due to start in Sydney on Sunday, but on Thursday event organizer Think Inc . said it had received a notice of intention from the Australian government to deny Manning entry. "Ms Manning has many formidable ideas and an insightful perspective which we are hoping to bring to the forefront of Australian dialogue". The former U.S. [Full Article...]

Fitzgerald delivers moving tribute to McCain

Fitzgerald delivers moving tribute to McCain The public will file through the Capitol's Rotunda past his coffin for six hours to pay their respects. McCain's widow Cindy, his seven children and his 106-year-old mother Roberta McCain joined scores of members of Congress, state governors, diplomats and other dignitaries at the somber Rotunda ceremony. [Full Article...]

Chrystia Freeland Keeps Cool After Trump’s Blunt NAFTA Views Reportedly Leak

Chrystia Freeland Keeps Cool After Trump’s Blunt NAFTA Views Reportedly Leak The remark, made off the record in an interview Thursday with Bloomberg News , was reported by The Toronto Star . "If I say no - the answer's no". Ms Freeland has declined to comment on the specific issues being discussed, saying officials had agreed "we are not going to conduct our negotiation in public". [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico 2017 hurricane death toll raised to almost 3,000 from 64

Puerto Rico 2017 hurricane death toll raised to almost 3,000 from 64 The revised death toll is almost 50 times the previous estimate of 64. He says he thinks " most of the people of Puerto Rico really appreciate what we've done". John Mutter, a professor at Columbia University who researches disaster management, said death certificates are "critical" to determining what is attributable to the hurricane. [Full Article...]


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