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  • Federal Ministry of Agriculture gives update on poisoned animals at Ilorin Market

    The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has reassured the public that it will keep collaborating with States Veterinary Services to ensure that the best veterinary and agricultural practices are followed. According to the Ministry, this includes working specifically on disease, agricultural pests, and hazard prevention and control to improve animal welfare and guarantee the availability of healthy food…

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  • Israel ‘must be punished’ for consulate strike, says Iran supreme leader

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei says Tehran will retaliate for Israel’s alleged bombing of a consulate building in Damascus earlier this month. “When they attack the consulate, it is as if they have attacked our soil,” Khamenei says in a sermon following Eid al-Fitr prayers at Tehran’s Grand Mosque, where a large crowd has gathered to mark the end of…

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  • Gaza war: Turkey restricts exports to Israel

    Turkey has announced restrictions on exports to Israel after the Turkish foreign minister accused Israel of denying a request to airdrop aid to Gaza. In a statement Tuesday, the Turkish Ministry of Trade condemned Israel’s actions preventing access to “the most basic food, medical care and supplies” for the people of Gaza and said it had placed a ban on…

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  • Bassirou Diomaye Faye sworn in as Senegal’s new president

    Senegal inaugurated Bassirou Diomaye Faye as its new president on Tuesday, completing the previously little-known opposition figure’s dramatic ascent from prison to the palace in recent weeks. A report by AP stated that Faye was released from prison less than two weeks before the March 24 election, along with popular opposition figure and mentor Ousmane Sonko, following a political amnesty…

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  • Turkish’s main opposition party stuns Erdogan with historic victory

    Turkey’s main opposition party has claimed big election victories in the main cities of Istanbul and Ankara. A report by BBC stated the results are a significant blow for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had hoped to regain control of the cities less than a year after he claimed a third term as president. He led the campaign to win in…

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  • Xi Jinping engages American CEOs to boost confidence in China’s economy

    Chinese leader Xi Jinping met more than a dozen US CEOs and academics on Wednesday as Beijing renewed efforts to woo back foreign investors and mend strained relations with the United States. Foreign direct investment in China has slumped in recent months as a combination of slower growth, regulatory crackdowns, onerous national security legislation and questions about the country’s long-term…

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  • Presidential result: Senegal opposition’s Bassirou Faye in early lead

    Early results in Senegal’s presidential election suggest opposition candidate Bassirou Faye may have clinched an outright majority, though his rival in the ruling coalition said a run-off vote would be needed to determine the winner. A report by Reuter on Monday stated that the opposition supporters celebrated in the streets of the capital Dakar into the early hours of Monday…

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  • No country is immune to terrorism, says Kremlin

    The Kremlin said on Monday that no country was immune to terrorism when asked if there had been a major failure by security services in preventing Friday’s deadly attack on a concert hall, the worst attack inside Russia for two decades. At least 137 people were killed and 182 injured when four men burst into the Crocus City Hall, spraying…

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  • UPDATED: I was paid 500,000 Rubles to attack concert in Moscow, suspect reveals

    One of the suspected terrorists behind Friday’s shooting spree at Crocus City concert hall near Moscow, Russia’s capital has revealed that he was paid 500,000 Rubles to commit the attack. In a video clip of the interrogation RT published, posted by its editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan, the suspect who said he came from Türkiye, revealed that he had already been paid…

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  • Concert attack: Four suspects arrested after at least 115 killed in Moscow, says Russia authorities

    Four people directly involved in the Moscow concert hall attack are among 11 detained, Russia’s security chief tells President Vladimir Putin. BBC in a report stated at least 115 people were killed when gunmen attacked a packed concert venue on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia says According to a post on the Telegram messaging app that the committee shared, emergency…

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