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Daily Archives: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Britain calls for new sanctions on North Korea


Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called on the international community to impose further sanctions on North Korea following the country’s latest nuclear test. “We are now pressing the Security Council to pass a new resolution as swiftly as possible, imposing further sanctions and showing the unity and determination of the international community,” Johnson told parliament in London. He ...

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Senate celebrates Nigeria’s exit from recession


The 8th Senate on Tuesday applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicating that Nigeria’s economy has officially exited recession. The Senate, in a statement by Chairman of its Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, stated that it was truly commendable that after five consecutive quarters of contraction, the economy grew by 0.55 per cent ...

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Trump: ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants


President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty that protected from deportation 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors. “I am here today to announce that the program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama Administration is being rescinded,” Trump’s attorney general Jeff Sessions said. Sessions argued the amnesty put in place by former president ...

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