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U.S. to build $537 million consulate in Lagos, largest U.S. consulate in the world

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: US Embassy. The United States will build a $537 million consulate in Lagos, the country’s commercial capital, as Washington strengthens economic and diplomatic relations with Africa’s most populous country. The U.S. is among the largest foreign investors and donors in Nigeria with annual trade between the two countries at over $10 billion, according Read More…

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Biden agrees in principle to Ukraine summit with Putin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Yakubyonok/Belta/Handout via REUTERS. U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed in principle to a summit over Ukraine, the French leader said on Monday, offering a possible path out of one of the most dangerous European crises in decades. Financial markets edged higher on the glimmer of hope for a Read More…

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Russians, not Ukrainians should brace up for attack

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images. The United States, US, and its European allies have, for months now, saturated the world and choked the media on a poorly dramatised soap opera about Russia on the verge of ‘invading’ Ukraine. In this, they have succeeded in diverting the attention of humanity from pressing issues like tackling the Read More…

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Biden warns Putin with sanctions as West steps up Ukraine defences

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. In picture above: Ukrainian service members unload a shipment of military aid delivered as part of the United States of America’s security assistance to Ukraine, at the Boryspil International Airport outside Kyiv, Ukraine January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on Read More…

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Impending war concerns as Russia says Ukraine talks hit ‘dead end’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS. In picture above: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko and Russian Deputy Defence Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin are seen during NATO-Russia Council at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium January 12, 2022. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Read More…

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No concessions, no breakthroughs: Russia, U.S. cast pall on Ukraine talks

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. In picture above: Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov sits into a car after talks with U.S. Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Moscow, Russia October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov The brinksmanship between Russian and the United States has become more intense as Russia said on Sunday it would not Read More…

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U.S. Democrats pass $1 trillion infrastructure bill, ending daylong standoff

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz. In picture above: A box containing an enrolled bill is wheeled through a hallway after the bipartisan infrastructure bill package passed in the House at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 6, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – After a daylong standoff, Democrats set aside divisions between progressives Read More…