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China begs US to frustrate Taiwan

China on Tuesday urged the U.S. not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay in August. U.S. President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China That statement according to the report has added to the tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade […]

Thousands protest Australia s refugee detention policy

Demonstrators march during a protest to demand humane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, in Sydney on July 21, 2018. Australia’s detention of asylum-seekers on the remote Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea’s Manus has drawn international criticism after news of alleged widespread abuse and an “epidemic of self-harm” and suicide. PETER PARKS […]

Jerusalem Why We Voted Against US Israel UN General Assembly

The General Assembly voted overwhelmingly during a rare emergency meeting today to ask nations not to establish diplomatic missions in the historic city of Jerusalem, as delegates warned that the recent decision by the United States to do so risked igniting a religious war across the already turbulent Middle East and even beyond. By a […]

Netanyahu hails growing support despite UN Jerusalem vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on November 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ariel Schalit Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a UN vote on Thursday that rejected a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but expressed satisfaction at the number of […]

Guatemala announces embassy move to Jerusalem after US

In spite of criticisms that have trailed the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Guatemala has concluded plans to join U.S. in the move. This followed the announcement of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, on Christmas Eve, to move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem. His decision comes less than a month after President […]

Nigeria Ecuador To Sign Visa Free Deal Here Are 45 Other Countries Nigerians Can Travel To Without Visa

u00a0 Ecuador, Nigeria to sign visa-free agreement Ecuador and Nigeria have agreed to sign a visa-free agreement to strengthen bilateral relations, Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Deopoldo Rovayo, has said. According to PUNCH, Rovavo made the announcement in Abuja on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

When will the US leave the UN

By Owei Lakemfa MANY maybe unaware that the on-going bruising battle between the United States , US,u00a0 and the United Nations,UN, over the former’s unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is not the first altercation triggered by President Donald Trump. Earlier in the year, the Trump administration had tried to bully the […]

Injury ends transgender weightlifter s historic appearance

Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand reacts after injuring her arm during the women’s +90kg weightlifting final at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on April 9, 2018, / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand said she had “no regrets” on Monday after her historic appearance at the […]

Thousands Protest Against Australia s Refugee Detention Policy

Demonstrators march during a protest to demand humane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, in Sydney on July 21, 2018. Photo: PETER PARKS / AFP Thousands of people marched across major Australian cities Saturday calling for an end to Canberra’s offshore detention of asylum-seekers. The government sends anyone who tries to enter the country by […]