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Cheap and green: Pyongyang upgrades its mass transit system

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising the country’s standard of living. The long-overdue improvements, while still modest, are a welcome change for the …

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US House Member Blames Buhari for Postponement of Elections

Ejiofor Alike The immediate past Chairman of the United States House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Representative Chris Smith, has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari over the delay in conducting 2019 general election. In a statement issued yesterday, he said: “Responsibility for the delay of Nigeria’s presidential election lays …

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Result Sheets for Enugu West Still Missing, Ekweremadu Alleges

INEC replaces APC Niger East senatorial candidate Deji Elumoye in Abuja Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed concern that the result sheets to be used by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for Enugu West senatorial district is still missing three days after the postponement of both presidential and …

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Tensions rising after Kashmir attack as gunbattle kills 9

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions escalated after a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers searched for militants. Government forces surrounded a village in the southern Pulwama area on a tip that militants were hiding there, security officials …

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Prolific Nigerian Money Launderer Caught In The UK After Auction House Fraud

A prolific money launderer who processed more than £6m has been convicted after a National Crime Agency investigation. Kazeem Akinwale, 43, was caught after Christie’s auction house reported an attempted diversion fraud. In March 2016 they informed the NCA that hackers had spoofed an employee’s email address, trying to divert …

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