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China huge landslide leaves 100 people missing

Nearly 100 people have been reported as missing after a massive landslide in southern China hit an industrial park, burying dozens of buildings, Chinese authorities say. According to the official Xinhua news agency, the landslide hit Hengtaiyu Industrial Park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen in Guangdong province on ...

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US Ambassador to Nigeria Commends GE’s Investment Plans for Nigeria

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria Honourable James Entwistle says the U.S government will continue to encourage American companies in investing significantly in Nigeria. Ambassador Entwistle was speaking in Calabar when he visited General Electric’s planned manufacturing and assembly facility. The ambassador said he was impressed with GE’s investment commitment ...

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Obama to Erdogan: Withdraw Turkish troops from Iraq

US President Barack Obama has called on his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to withdraw his country’s troops out of Iraq and respect its integrity. In a telephone call on Friday, Obama “urged President Erdogan to take additional steps to deescalate tensions with Iraq, including by continuing to withdraw Turkish ...

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China accuses US of serious military provocation

BEIJING: China on Saturday accused the United States (US) of committing a “serious military provocation” by flying an Air Force B-52 strategic bomber over a Chinese-controlled man-made island in the South China Sea. China’s Defence Ministry said in a statement that the US is deliberately raising tensions in the disputed ...

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Nigerian army kills nearly 50 Boko Haram militants

Army soldiers in Nigeria have killed at least 49 members of the Takfiri Boko Haram militant group during operations in the embattled state of Borno over the past two days. Military officials said troops repelled several surprise attacks by Boko Haram against the towns of Pulka and Bama as well as the ...

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