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Oct 08, 2018
Dharmendra Pradhan says two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November, unsure about waiver from US sanctionsOil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take effect.
Sep 27, 2018
Nigeria floods: 199 people killed, 286,119 homeless after Niger and Benue rivers overflow, says disaster management agencyA national disaster has been declared in Nigeria's Kogi, where the Niger and Benue rivers meet, along with Delta and Anambra in the south.
Sep 25, 2018
Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud: CBI approaches Nigeria seeking information on fugitive businessman Nitin SandesaraThe move came after reports that Sandesara along with his family members, also accused in the scam, have fled from the United Arab Emirates to Nigeria
Sep 24, 2018
Fugitive businessman Nitin Sandesara used 3 Indian passports, floated 37 firms in US with brother ChetanSandesara has secured substantial loan funds to the tune of Rs 1,030 crore from Indian banks and routed it through offshore investment companies like Crownhouse International Corp BVI, European Financial Development Corporation and Global Finance Ventures Ltd -- all owned by him.
Sep 20, 2018
India, Pakistan among 5 Asian countries which saw 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017, says US reportThe total number of terrorist attacks worldwide last year decreased by 23 percent. Similarly, the total deaths due to terrorist violence decreased by 27 percent, according to the report.
Sep 19, 2018
Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region crosses 500; UN says more than six million people at risk of diseaseThe Lake Chad region straddles parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, which are all facing the crisis of a cholera outbreak.
Sep 18, 2018
Nigeria flooding: National disaster declared after 100 die; president releases $8.3 million for relief materialsNigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said on Tuesday.
Sep 12, 2018
George Weah, Liberia president and former world footballer of 1995, makes surprise return to national team at 51Liberia president and former world footballer of the year George Weah made a surprise return to international football Tuesday at the age of 51 in a 2-1 friendly defeat by Nigeria.
Sep 11, 2018
Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership actionThe UN Secretary-General referred to the Kerala floods, among other natural disasters across the world, to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to step up efforts to reverse course on climate change.
Sep 06, 2018
UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'Antonio Guterres warned that runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.