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    Russia: Country issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine
    Dec23

    Russia: Country issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine

    Russia's central bank said in a statement it would issue 20 million of the new notes. It has previously minted a 10 rouble coin to celebrate Russia's control of Crimea. Russia on Wednesday issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year, in a move likely to anger Kiev which says it wants the...

    Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo: Nigerian appointed by Obama as Deputy National Security Adviser
    Dec16

    Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo: Nigerian appointed by Obama as Deputy National Security Adviser

    Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo has been appointed by US President Barack Obama to succeed Caroline Atkinson as his deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo, who has served in top roles at the Treasury Department, has been appointed by US President Barack Obama to succeed Caroline Atkinson as his deputy...

    Champions League: Arsenal to face Barcelona in round of 16
    Dec14

    Champions League: Arsenal to face Barcelona in round of 16

    Arsenal will face Barcelona in the second round of the Champions League while Juventus have been drawn against Bayern Munich Arsenal have been paired against defending champions, Barcelona in the round of 16 in the Champions League. The Gunners came second in the group below Bayern Munich and have been given the hard draw against Barcelona....

    Euro 2016: England, Germany, Italy emerge in different groups after draw
    Dec13

    Euro 2016: England, Germany, Italy emerge in different groups after draw

    The trio of England, Italy and Germany have emerged in different groups after the Euro 2016 draws on Saturday, December 12, 2015.Though England would meet Wales in a historic fixture in France, the neighbouring countries will meet at a tournament for the first time after 136years that both teams first met.Interestingly, the teams are being drawn...

    #PulseList 2015: 10 Nigerian comedians who took social media by storm this year
    Dec11

    #PulseList 2015: 10 Nigerian comedians who took social media by storm this year

    These are the finest comedians who made 2015 a fantastic year for Nigerians. The Comedy industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry all over the world and comedy itself has become a lucrative profession. That’s probably why we had more comedy happening in 2015 than at any other point in human history. This year we saw TV stations,...

    #PulseList 2015: 10 biggest news about Nigerian students this year
    Dec11

    #PulseList 2015: 10 biggest news about Nigerian students this year

    2015 is coming to an end. Let us take do a quick review of the big Education-related headlines that caught our attention this year. From inventions to tragic accidents, from accomplishments to campus crisis, education related issues found ways to make the headlines this year. Let us take a quick tour of some of the biggest ones. Kenya University...

    In Ukraine: Security service breaks up armed insurgent group in Kiev, two killed
    Dec10

    In Ukraine: Security service breaks up armed insurgent group in Kiev, two killed

    "Just in one place in the capital we found eight homemade explosive devices, four kilogrammes of TNT, automatic weapons, about forty hand grenades and 2,000 cartridges," spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska said Ukraine’s security service said on Thursday it had broken up an armed insurgent group that operated out of Kiev and other major...

    Angela Merkel: German chancellor named Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’
    Dec09

    Angela Merkel: German chancellor named Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’

    Angela Merkel, German Chancellor has not only wowed the world but Time magazine this year after her decision to open the country's boarders to refugees. Angela Merkel, German Chancellor has not only wowed the world but Time magazine this year after her decision to open the country’s boarders to refugees.Merkel, 61, has been named the...

    TIME Magazine: ISIS leader, Donald Trump, Putin, 5 others make 2015 Person of the Year shortlist
    Dec07

    TIME Magazine: ISIS leader, Donald Trump, Putin, 5 others make 2015 Person of the Year shortlist

    Prominent on the list are ISIS leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, US billionaire and presidential candidate, Donlad Trump and Russian President, Vladimir Putin. TIME magazine has released its shortlist of nominees for the TIME Person of the Year 2015.Prominent on the list are ISIS leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, US billionaire and presidential...

    Laimdota Straujuma: Latvia PM resigns after meeting with president
    Dec07

    Laimdota Straujuma: Latvia PM resigns after meeting with president

    Straujuma's hawkish, centre-right ruling coalition won a 2014 general election after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbour and former ruler, in Ukraine. Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma said on Monday that she was resigning her post.Straujuma made the announcement after meeting with the country’s...

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