world news 021118

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    World Women take over in Ethiopia – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in Meaza Ashenafi as the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government. The appointment of Meaza comes two weeks after Abiy named … Read more via PM...
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    World Opray Winfrey backs Democrat campaigning to be Georgia governor – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Oprah Winfrey lent her star power on Thursday to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the first female African-American governor in the United States, while saying she has no political aspirations of her own. “I am … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria –
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    World UK Sports Minister, Tracey Crouch Resigns In Protest At Gambling Reform ‘Delay’ –Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    British sports minister Tracey Crouch resigned from government today, accusing it of delaying a proposed reform of gambling regulations. The government is to cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) from 100 pounds ($130) to just two pounds, but announced this week the …...
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    World Lifestyle: A new $11.7 billion airport just opened in Turkey and it could become one of the world’s biggest. Take a look inside the giant hub. – pulse

    On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyiff Erdogan opened the new Istanbul Airport, which aims to become the largest in the world. iGA On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the new Istanbul Airport, a major public works project that is the … Read more via –...
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    World Tech: Apple will stop announcing exactly how many iPhones, iPads, and Macs it’s sold – pulse

    Apple's sales figures are about to get a lot less transparent, as it stops breaking out iPhone, iPad, and Mac unit sales figures. Apple is going to stop disclosing how many iPhones, iPads, and Macs it sells each quarter. The news comes … Read more via – Nigeria’s entertainment &...
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    World Politics: Former Fox News contributor calls Trump a ‘draft dodger’ who is ‘playing with our troops’ –

    Retired US Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, a former Fox News contributor, called Trump a draft-dodger who is playing with our troops. Retired US Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, a former Russia analyst, railed against President Donald Trump over his decision to … Read more via – Nigeria’s...
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    World Throw stones and get shot – Donald Trump warns migrants – Laila’s Blog

    Donald Trump has warned migrants making their way toward the U.S., that U.S. troops at the border would return fire if caravan members throw rocks at them. Trump had yesterday announced that he plans to automatically deny asylum to migrants who try to enter the … Read more via Nigeria News...
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    World Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away – Pompeo – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it may take “a handful more weeks” before Washington has enough evidence to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...