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Nigerian asylum seekers accuse US border officials of racism

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Encarni Pindado/TNH. United States border officials have been turning away asylum seekers from Nigeria, Colombia, Honduras and Mexico, sparking complaints of unfair treatment. The immigration officials at the Mexican border also denied emigrants from Russia entry into the U.S. Ukrainians who sought refuge in the US were however allowed to go into the Read More…

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Nigeria is Russia’s strategic African partner – Envoy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Offers university admission to stranded Nigerian students wishing to continue education In picture above: Nigerian Ambassador to the Russian Federation with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Belarus, Prof. Abdullahi Shehu and The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr Mikhail Bogdanov during a visit of the Nigerian diplomat in Moscow, Russia. Read More…

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Klitschko brothers don Ukrainian army gear against Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo. In picture above: Ukrainian heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko who joined the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces and his brother, Mayor of Kyiv and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko, speak with journalists during the opening of the first Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces recruitment centre in central Kyiv, Ukraine, February Read More…

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“You’re on your own”: African students stuck in Ukraine seek refuge or escape route

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/ Afolabi Sotunde. When Percy Ohene-Yeboah peered down from his high-rise apartment in the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine on Thursday morning, the street below was clogged with traffic. People hurried along the sidewalks, wheeling suitcases behind them. The Ghanaian engineering student went to a window on the other side and discovered Read More…

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Hope rises for peace as Russia indicates readiness to meet with Ukraine for talks in Minsk – agencies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. In picture above: Servicemen of the Ukrainian National Guard take positions in central Kyiv, Ukraine February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Russia is ready to send a delegation to the Belarusian capital Minsk for talks with Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, a day after Moscow launched a massive invasion Read More…

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Ukrainian President Zelenskiy cries for help as Putin closes in on Kyiv

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS, Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS. In picture above: A view shows the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft in a residential area in Kyiv, Ukraine, in this handout picture released February 25, 2022. Press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS Read More…

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Russia launches massive assault on Ukraine with strikes on major cities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko. In picture above: Military vehicles are seen on a street on the outskirts of the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, Ukraine February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Russia has finally launched a major assault on Ukraine with strikes on major cities including the capital, Kyiv. “Putin has just launched a full-scale invasion of Read More…

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Russia punished with Western, Japanese sanctions for moving into separatist Ukraine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Umit Bektas. In picture above: A woman holds a placard during a protest outside Russian embassy after Moscow’s decision to formally recognise two Russian-backed regions of eastern Ukraine as independent in central Kyiv, Ukraine, February 22, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas Russia has been punished with fresh sanctions from Western nations and Japan for ordering Read More…

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Explainer: What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS. In picture above: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during the Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2022. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin told the French and German leaders on Monday that he planned to sign a decree recognising two Read More…

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U.S. Supreme Court formally ends Trump’s fight over Capitol attack records

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Carlos Barria. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday brought a formal end to former President Donald Trump’s request to block the release of White House records sought by the Democratic-led congressional panel investigating last year’s deadly attack on the Capitol by a mob of his supporters. The court’s decision to formally reject Trump’s Read More…