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President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan vows to release girls abducted by Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan has told parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamist group Boko Haram that the government is doing everything possible to secure their release. __switch_obj.addInstance({"z":9388,"targetId":"switch_placeholder_65d149fa4c2571c57e8a3057bff57565","width":"300","height":"250"}); [...]
Iraq violence

Suicide car bombs kills 21 in Baghdad

(BBC) – A suicide bomb has killed at least 21 people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police and medical officials have said. (33)
Pope Francis

Group petitions Pope Francis over killing of Christians, burning of churches in Northern Nigeria

A civil society organisation, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, has petitioned Pope Francis over the killing of Christians and burning of churches in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and Fulani Jihadists. (583)
Nigeria

Nigeria Earns N475 Billion From India, Netherlands, Brazil in One Month

Three Countries India, the Netherlands, and Brazil, spent $2.97 billion, about N475.08 billion in the purchase of crude oil from Nigeria in the month of February 2014, data released from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has [...]
Gaza conflict: New diplomatic push for ceasefire

Fresh push to broker Gaza truce

(BBC) – A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation against militants in the territory. (45)

A Guide to Buying the Iraqi Dinar

There is a recent rise in the purchase of the Iraqi Dinar. Not only does this offer a great investment opportunity, but it also helps people to perform their part in contributing to the country’s reconstruction after the turmoil that it [...]
Angry parents

India school rape accused to appear in court

A top private school instructor was due in court on Monday over the alleged rape of a six-year-old student which sparked protests from outraged parents, an official in the southern Indian city of Bangalore has said. (62)
Italy To Intensify Fight Against Trafficking Of Nigerians

Italy To Intensify Fight Against Trafficking Of Nigerians

The Consul-General of Italy in Nigeria, Stefano Leo, on Sunday  disclosed his Government’s plan to intensify its fight against Nigerians being trafficked into Italy. (58)
Gaza crisis

Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire as deaths pass 500

The UN Security Council has called for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. (49)
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Some of Israel’s Top Defenders Say It’s Time to End U.S. Aid

Israel’s economy is booming. So why is the United States still giving it $3.1 billion a year? That’s the question on the minds of some of Israel’s biggest supporters in Washington. (70)