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Manchester Arena Bombing: Brothers of suicide bomber, Salman Abedi get arrested

The younger brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi has been arrested in Libya, while his other brother Ismail was arrested in England on Tuesday...

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US aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

A U.S. aircraft conducted an airstrike Thursday on a pro-Assad regime militia convoy that appeared to be moving on a U.S. coalition training base in southeastern Syria,...

The government of France has denied anything to do with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the group seeking a referendum to carve out a separate country in the South East region of Nigeria. The federal government of Nigeria which launched a military clampdown on the separatist group last week, subsequently proscribed it a terrorist organisation. The government also alleged that the group was being funded from France and that it would take urgent measures to block it. But in a reaction, the Embassy of France in Nigeria has expressed surprise at the statement made yesterday (Wednesday) by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed indicating that the “financial headquarters” of IPOB was in France. The statement signed by the Political Counsellor, Embassy of France in Nigeria, Claude Abily, challenged the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide documentary evidence to substantiate its claims that France was the financial headquarters of the separatist group. “The Embassy of France was surprised by the statement made yesterday by the Minister of Information and Culture indicating that the “financial headquarters” of IPOB were in France. “We don’t have any knowledge of a particular presence of IPOB in France and the Nigerian authorities never got in touch with the Embassy on this point. We stand ready to examine any information which could support this statement. “Furthermore, we would like to reiterate that France actively cooperates with Nigeria in the field of security and that we strongly support the unity of the country,” the Embassy said.

Emmanuel Macron pledges to unite France as he is sworn in as president

Emmanuel Macron pledged to unite France as he was sworn in as president Sunday, becoming the country’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte. “The...

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Egypt Palm Sunday bombings: three-month state of emmergency announced

A day after brazen ISIS attacks killed dozens at two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, Egypt’s Cabinet announced a three-month state of emergency, a...

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Berlin Attack: Lorry ploughs into City Centre claiming lives

The BBC reports that an articulated lorry has ploughed into a busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48. Germany’s Interior...

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French President to meet with relatives of Paris attacks

French President Francois Hollande is to meet relatives of those killed in November’s jihadist attacks in Paris, in the wake of the capture of alleged organiser...

United States Air Strikes hit ISIS camp in Libya

United States Air Strikes hit ISIS camp in Libya

United States air strikes, on Friday, targeted and hit a training camp in Libya belonging to ISIS. According to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, the camp was...

Anambra Elections: We are ready to arrest anybody, Police sounds warning to Nnamdi Kanu and friends

DSS nabs ISIS recruiter

The Department of State Service (DSS) has announced the arrest of an ISIS recruiter in the country. He named the recruiter as Abdussalam Enesi Yunusa, who was arrested...

IS Claims Responsibility for Jakarta Attacks

The Islamic State (IS) has  now officially claimed responsibility for a series of explosions and gun attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The group said in a...

BREAKING: Bomb Blast in Instanbul

Ten people were killed, and fifteen more wounded in an explosion in a central square in Istanbul on Tuesday, the Instanbul governor’s office said. Security forces...