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Japanese defense in the age of North Korean missile successes

Yahoonews   The United States and South Korea began large-scale air-defense exercises on Monday, ignoring pleas from Russia and China to call off the annual military drills in hopes that, in exchange, North Korea would slow its weapons programs. The decision signaled that the U.S. and its regional allies, including South Korea

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These were African,Arab leaders: they are dead, deposed or driven from their homelands

  On Oct. 10, 2010, at an Afro-Arab joint summit in the Libyan coastal city of Surt, more than two dozen Arab and African leaders posed together for a group picture. What a difference seven years has made. In a sign of the changes that have swept the region, many of those leaders

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Nigeria, Switzerland Sign MoU On Return Of $321m Looted Funds

  Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with Switzerland for the return of 321 million US dollars in looted funds to Nigeria. The MoU was signed Monday by Minister of Justice and Attorney-General Abubakar Malami, who expressed gratitude for the international support Nigeria was receiving in the current Administration's

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VP Osinbajo visits victims of Adamawa attack

  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday arrived Adamawa over attack in Numan and Mubi communities. Osinbajo on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement condoled victims of the attack, promising permanent solution to same. The statement reads, “VP Osinbajo arrives Yola airport after reports of communal violence in certain Adamawa villages.

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Court permits Ex-Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman to travel abroad for medical care

  Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted the former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Nenadi Usman, the permission to travel to the United States of America, USA, for medical care. Justice Aikawa, who granted the permission on Tuesday, also ordered that Mrs. Nenadi Usman’s

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IG Police orders immediate re-organisation of SARS

  Following growing outrage against the activities of the police special anti-robbery squad, SARS, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate reorganisation of the notorious unit. A statement from the Force Public Relation’s Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said Mr. Idris also ordered the immediate investigation into the activities of SARS,

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Yemen’s ex-president Saleh shot dead after switching sides in civil war

Reuters   VeteranYemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in a shooting on Monday after switching sides in Yemen's civil war, abandoning his Iran-aligned Houthi allies in favor of a Saudi-led coalition, foes and supporters said. Sources in the Houthi militia said its fighters stopped Saleh's armored vehicle with an RPG rocket

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