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Global concern mounts over Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Global concern mounted on Wednesday ahead of an announcement by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with Pope Francis joining a list of leaders warning of the potential for dangerous fallout. The move by Trump, set to come in a speech later Wednesday, would upend decades …

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Buhari returns to Abuja after summit in Turkey

President Buhari and his wife Aisha in a group photo with top officials of the Nigerian Embassy in Turkey shortly before departing Istanbul Turkey for Abuja after participating at the Programme of the 9th D-8 Summit on Sunday October 22, 2017. The president left Nigeria for Turkey after presiding over …

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Buhari presides over FEC, leaves for Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the presidential villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting which started at about 10 a.m., was attended by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, acting Secretary to the Government of the …

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Buhari to attend D-8 summit in Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, will participate in an official working visit to …

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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected …

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