Category Archives: International

Dozens of crew members have been rescued after two abandoned commercial oil tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman

Dozens of crew members have been rescued after two abandoned  commercial oil tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman. Iran said it had rescued the 21 crew members on board the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous and the 23 on the Front Altair, owned by Norway. The US disputed this, saying its Navy had rescued…

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President Buhari welcomes the support of the Italian government to help recover Nigerian assets in foreign countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries. The president spoke when he received a delegation from the Italian Parliament led by Senator Vito Petrocelli, Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs at the State House. Buhari commended the Italian government…

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Over 3,000 Nigerians to be deported from Germany

President/founder of RAUDUJA international, Eddy Duru, says over 30,000 Nigerians, who are illegal migrants in Germany, would be soon deported to the country. Duru revealed this during a one-day sensitisation campaign on the dangers of illegal migration held at the Alvana Secondary School Owerri.  He said there is ongoing discussion between the Nigeria government and…

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Rwanda reopens part of border with Uganda

Rwandan authorities have temporarily reopened the country’s busiest border crossing with Uganda to allow heavy goods vehicles to cross. A diplomatic feud between the two countries stopped most cross-border movements, a situation that has had a huge effect on business and daily life for families in both countries. Uganda said it is estimated that 70%…

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Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea

A Russian and a US warships have come close to collision in the western Pacific Ocean, with each side blaming the other for the incident. Russia’s Pacific Fleet said the cruiser USS Chancellorsville crossed just 50 metres in front of the destroyer Admiral Vinogradov at 06:35 Moscow time. It was forced to perform emergency manoeuvring…

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Seven South Korean tourists died, another 21 people missing after a boat sank in Budapest

Seven South Korean tourists have died and another twenty one people are missing after a boat sank on the Danube River in Hungary’s capital, Budapest. Thirty South Korean tourists and three tour guides, as well as two Hungarian crew, were on the boat when it and another vessel collided. The incident occurred at about 20:00…

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Libya’s coastguard rescued 124 migrants after their boats broke down during Europe-bound journeys

Libya’s coastguard rescued a total of one hundred and twenty four migrants after their boats broke down during Europe-bound journeys, the country’s navy said on Wednesday. The rescue operations took place off Libya’s Western town of Zuwara on Tuesday after the two boats’ engines stalled, the navy said. The rescued migrants included twenty children. Libya…

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Voters at polls for European Parliament elections

Voters are heading to the polls for the European Parliament elections. Seventy-three members, known as MEPs, will be elected in nine constituencies in England, and one each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each region has a different number of representatives based on its population – ranging from three MEPs in the North East and…

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