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Romanian prime minister Florin Cîţu announced on Wednesday, September 15, that he no longer wants economic activities to be closed when the Covid incidence rate rises above 3 per thousand. The large-scale use of the green certificate is one of the proposed alternatives that would allow activities to remain open. PM Citu was asked, at […]

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Thursday reappointed a retired general as interim prime minister to lead a new caretaker government until the next early election is held in November. The Balkan country, which is the European Union’s poorest member, is gearing up for its third parliamentary election of the year after […]

Haiti’s widowed former first lady Martine Moise has said that she intends on staying within her home country even though she fears a second possible assassination attempt on her life. “What other place do I have?” Moise told WPLG in an interview broadcast on Wednesday evening. “Home is home. Home may be hell, but it’s […]

BEIJING, Sept 16 (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry criticised current EU president Slovenia on Thursday for a letter the country’s prime minister wrote urging the European Union to stand with Lithuania against Chinese pressure and not give in to trade threats. China’s decision to withdraw its ambassador to Lithuania over a dispute about Taiwan was […]

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that dozens of people in his inner circle at the Kremlin had tested positive for coronavirus, which has affected over seven million people in the badly-hit country. Earlier this week, the 68-year-old Putin said he was self-isolating after announcing an outbreak among members of his entourage. “Cases of the coronavirus […]

China on Wednesday said countries should “shake off their Cold War mentality” as it opposed the creation of a pact between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. The security partnership will involve wide-ranging projects on cyber warfare, artificial intelligence and quantum computing, and is expected to counter China’s influence in global politics. Liu […]

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike […]

Reno Omokri, a former aide to one-time President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has described as “ridiculous”, reports that the former Bayelsa state Governor has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a YouTube video he made on Wednesday, diaspora-based Omokri said that he has been inundated with calls from Nigeria from persons trying to confirm […]

Gunmen, who kidnapped former lawmaker, Senator Nelson Effiong, have asked the family of the victim to pay the sum of N200million to secure his release from captivity. Effiong, who represented Eket Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State, was kidnapped last Monday by three armed hoodlums at his lounge, a popular sit-out along Oron Road in […]

Contrary to notions held in some quarters, the former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has not joined the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC). APC’s deputy national publicity secretary, Yekini Mabena made this known to The Guardian amid speculations that the former President had dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Nabena who hails from Bayelsa state […]

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