UK withdraws diplomats from Ukraine over fears of Russian invasion

The UK has ordered the withdrawal of some of its diplomats and their families from Ukraine…

Covid-19: Omicron cases now in 89 countries: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday said the Omicron coronavirus variant has been reported in…

Just In: Army helicopter with chief of defence staff aboard crashes

An Indian army helicopter carrying Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and his family has crashed…

Tel Aviv ousts Paris as most expensive city in world

The Israeli coastal metropolis of Tel Aviv, has become the most expensive city in the world,…

Just In: Omicron variant: Japan bans all foreign arrivals

Japan on Monday said it will ban all new foreign arrivals from Tuesday as the new…

Three killed in Solomon Islands unrest

The bodies of three people have been discovered in a burning building in the Solomon Islands capital Honiara, police…

South Africa: WHO names new COVID-19 strain, ‘Omicron’

World Health Organisation (WHO) has named the latest COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa, the Greek…

Singapore Zoo reopens after Lion recovers from Covid-19

Singapore Zoo is to reopen its African lion exhibition den on Saturday after a lion that…

Global trade’ll grow to $30tn by 2030 — Study

A new research by Standard Chartered has projected that global exports will almost double from US$…

Bitcoin, Ethereum fall as India moves to ban private cryptocurrencies

The Indian government is set to introduce a bill to ban all private cryptocurrencies, as well…

Scientists surprised COVID-19 fails to kill millions in Africa

When the COVID-19 first emerged last year, health officials feared the pandemic would sweep across Africa,…

Elon Musk Is Now Worth $230 Billion—as Much as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Combined

Elon Musk has entered rarified air in the world billionaire rankings. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO…

Taliban warns US not to ‘destabilise’ regime in face-to-face talks

The Taliban warned the United States not to “destabilise” the regime on Saturday during their first…

WHO recommends use of first malaria vaccine for children

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne…

Russian billionaire Oleg Tinkov to pay $507m in taxes to U.S.

Russian Billionaire Oleg Tinkov, whose online bank is Russia’s second biggest credit card issuer, has agreed…

Dad mercilessly beats Pastor after he touched his 9-year-old son inappropriately

A father in Oklahoma City mercilessly beat up a local pastor who was seen inappropriately touching…

Enugu govt felicitates with UNGA, FG on 2021 UN Int’l Day of Peace

…Urges Nigerians to take responsibility for global peace building The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of…

Afghanistan: CIA chief Burns secretly meets Taliban leader in Kabul

CIA Director William J. Burns has held a secret meeting with the Taliban de facto leader…

IMF allocates $650B SDRs, biggest in history

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Monday that its new allocation of Special Drawing Rights…

Taliban leader orders release of political detainees

Taliban leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, has ordered the unconditional release of political detainees from all Afghan prisons.…

COVID-19 won’t be last pandemic – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that COVID-19 might not be the last pandemic the…

Why we sold A-29 Super Tucanos to Nigeria – US Govt

The United States has said that A-29 Super Tucanos were sold to Nigeria to strengthen the…

COVID-19: China donates 470,000 doses of vaccine to Nigeria

The Chinese government on Friday donated 470,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria. The Chinese…

Britain loses £8 billion to pandemic welfare fraud

Britain may have overpaid more than £8 billion in welfare payments as fraud and error reached…

India strips Twitter of immunity over user content

India has stripped Twitter of immunity from liability protection against user-generated content, accusing it in court…

‘Biden destroying America after fake election, black paint fits border’ – Trump

Ex-United States President Donald Trump has accused his successor Joe Biden of “destroying” America. Trump made…

An Egyptian mummy undergoes a CT scan to investigate its history, in Milan, Italy

Ancient Egypt met modern medical technology on Monday when an Egyptian mummy underwent a CT scan…

Thirty-Seven U.S police officers murdered in the first five months of 2021

WASHINGTON — With violent crime on the upswing across the nation, the number of police officers…

Trump backs Nigeria on Twitter ban, says more countries should follow suit

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday came out in support of the Nigerian government’s decision to…

Fans pay tribute as Tarzan actor, Joe Lara dies in plane crash

Fans of actor Joe Lara are paying tribute after it emerged that he was among the…