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In the statement, called the Kaduna Declaration , the groups jointly said their call had become necessary due to the "widening secessionist tendency" of prominent Igbo groups with alleged connivance of elites from the region. Suleiman said, "With the effective date of this declaration, which is today, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, all Igbo now residing in any part of northern Nigeria are, hereby, served notice to relocate within three months and all northerners residing in the South-East are ...
  • 300000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh

    300000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh

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    Three people died in Cox's Bazar and two people died in Rangamati district. Bangladesh's Cyclone Preparedness programme head had earlier told EFE that 56,000 volunteers had helped in the evacuation in 18 coastal districts of the country.
  • Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

    Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

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    China Labor Watch director Li Qiang says his investigators worked undercover in the factory for more than a month and shot some eight hours of video footage. "There's never been any problems before", Hua's wife, Deng Guimian, who relies exclusively on her husband's income to support their two young children and three elderly relatives, told Bloomberg by phone Wednesday.
  • Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Such a revelation came moments before fired FBI Director James Comey in a prepared statement claimed that Trump asked him to stop the FBI investigation against former national security advisor Michael Flynn . "He then said, 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". "That is the president pressuring the FBI director into ending an investigation", said Elizabeth Goitein, a former Senate counsel who co-directs the Brennan Center's Liberty and National ...
  • Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

    Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

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    Puntland military retook the town, which Bari region Governor Yusuf Mohamed told Reuters earlier on Thursday had been attacked by the al Shabaab fighters. "There are dead bodies and wounded soldiers being brought to the hospital", Hussein Dirie, an elder resident, said. Puntland is also home to a group of fighters that splintered off from al-Shabab previous year to form an Islamic State affiliate.
  • Brazil court opens session that could topple president

    Brazil court opens session that could topple president

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    The opening of unrelated probes into corruption allegations has led to hopes among Temer's opponents - and fears among his defenders - that the TSE could seize the opportunity to bring him down. Alves, a former speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, was tourism minister under President Dilma Rousseff and Temer, who assumed the country's top post a year ago when Rousseff was removed for illegally managing the federal budget.
  • Indian-Origin Doctor To Become First Openly Gay Prime Minister In Ireland

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    Most publications are focusing on the fact that he'll be the country's first openly gay leader, his heritage (being the son of an Indian Immigrant) and the fact that he'll be Ireland's youngest ever leader. He is now serving as the Minister for Social Protection in Ireland. "Any child growing up in Ireland now, I hope, looks at me and my unlikely story and my background, and everything about me, and perhaps says to themselves, that there is no office in this state that I can't aspire to, ...
  • Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

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    State media reported that gunmen stormed the parliament building in Tehran and went on a shooting spree. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks in a statement issued late Wednesday that also noted the "spilled blood of the innocent will not remain unavenged".
  • Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

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    Qatar has released an initial report into the alleged hack of its state-run news agency, an incident which helped spark a diplomatic crisis between the energy-rich country and Arab nations. "It won't happen immediately", he said. "We will not hesitate to protect our interests and the road is open to any options to protect ourselves from Qatar".
  • British PM: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

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    A spokesman for Khan, responding to Trump's latest tweet , said: "Nothing has changed since yesterday". This appeared to have rankled the notoriously thin skinned President, who added to his criticism this afternoon. "There are many things about which Donald Trump is wrong". Mr Trump tweeted after the murders on Saturday night with mockery of Mr Khan's appeal to Londoners not to be alarm by an increased police presence on the streets and transport system.
  • Paul Ryan: Not Appropriate for Trump to Ask for Comey's Loyalty

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    Bush's Justice Department who represented New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal . Read the full text below. Meanwhile, America's top intelligence officials were on Capitol Hill to answer questions about privacy, but the senate committee wanted to know about their private conversations with the president and whether trump pressured them to downplay the Russian Federation investigation.
  • Crusaders braced for Lions backlash

    Crusaders braced for Lions backlash

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    Asked if the Lions will be hard-pushed to return to winning ways having fallen to the Blues, Robertson said: "Wow, that's a bit of hype, I don't buy into that at all". The front row will be joined by Crusaders locks Luke Romano and captain Sam Whitelock in the All Blacks squad on Sunday, along with fullback Israel Dagg.