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Chibok Girls: UNFPA to provide reproductive healthcare

The government has released the names of those who were freed and families are travelling to the federal capital of Abuja to reunite with the girls. Speaking while presenting a peace flag to the Nigerian army, at the Army Headquarters Garrison, Abuja, Princess Lillian Cosmos, FCT Coordinator, Africa Arise for Change Network commended President Buhari for keeping to his promise and facilitating the freedom of the girls after three years.



Pentagon head makes clear US commitment to protecting Turkey

And Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters during a visit to Montenegro that every weapon obtained by the YPG constituted a "threat" to Turkey. He said US -led forces had "almost completely" isolated Raqqa and expected troops to soon begin advancing "within striking distance" of the city. The move, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, is part of the assurances to Turkey, which is concerned that the weapons will end up in the hands of its enemies.



Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

The Government is now defending a High Court challenge by campaigners who say that it is breaking its own arms exporting licence criteria by continuing to sign off the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia. "We share intelligence with Saudi Arabia about terrorism we are bound to gain from that relationship", he said. Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is believed to be in favor of banning arms sales to regimes the party deems repressive, including Saudi Arabia.


US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

At the hearing, Coats also called Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) an "increasingly grave national security threat to the United States", citing the country's growing missile and nuclear capabilities. Coats says Iran also is making use of its high-tech capabilities. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told a Senate panel Thursday he is looking to "streamline" the nation's intelligence community by way of a broad review that may result in cuts.


24 killed as wall collapses at Indian wedding

24 killed as wall collapses at Indian wedding

Another 28 people were injured and have been taken to hospital, Tank added. District authorities have also chose to assemble a committee to investigate structural engineering at other marriage venues, Tank said. People had taken shelter under a shed attached to a wall which collapsed suddenly. Twenty-four people at a wedding, including four children, were killed when a wall of the marriage hall collapsed during a storm in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district last night.



North Korea accuses U.S. of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited two military units near the maritime border with the South on its western coast, according to state media on Friday. North Korea alleged a bribe paid to a North Korean citizen was used to train him as a terrorist as well as other "accomplices", The Post reported .