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Nigerian governor cites progress in war against bandits

December 28, 2020

Around 2,000 kidnapped Nigerians and foreigners have been rescued and over 1,000 weapons have been recovered from bandits in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Zamfara since May 2019, local media reported Thursday, citing its governor.   “We have recovered a lot of dangerous weapons which were given to the security agencies of Nigeria and we have […]

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Top Somali official pays 1st foreign visit to Turkey

December 28, 2020

Somalia’s justice minister, who is also a graduate of a Turkish university, paid his first official visit abroad to his “second home,” Turkey.   Having lived in Turkey for eight years and receiving an education there, he decided it would be the destination of his first official foreign visit after being appointed as the Horn […]

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Italy reports lowest virus cases since Oct

December 28, 2020

Italy reported 8,913 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, dipping below the 10,000 mark for the first time since mid-October.   Health authorities also registered 298 new deaths from COVID-19, up from 261 a day before.   The lower number of daily infections, however, also reflects the smaller number of swab tests administered over […]

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Jordan records 2 cases of the new COVID-19 strain

December 28, 2020

The first two cases in Jordan of a mutated novel coronavirus strain have emerged, the country’s top health official said Sunday.   Health Minister Nazir Obeidat clarified that the two infected individuals were in “excellent” health. Both had returned from the UK, where the strain was first reported.   In another statement, the Ministry of […]

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Basaksehir salvage draw against 10-man Kasimpasa

December 28, 2020

Medipol Basaksehir drew 2-2 with Kasimpasa on Sunday in the Turkish Super Lig.   Basaksehir’s Nacer Chadli broke the deadlock in the 27th minute, but Yusuf Erdogan equalized the game in the 36th minute at Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium.   In the 42nd minute, the away side were down to 10 men as Aytac Kara […]

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UPDATE – Chinese vaccine delivery to Turkey postponed

December 28, 2020

A Chinese coronavirus vaccine delivery to Turkey was postponed Sunday for “one or two days,” the Turkish health minister announced.   The latest snag was caused by an emergency in Beijing customs due to the discovery of a novel coronavirus case there, Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.   As a result of the incident, customs […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins player of century award in Dubai

December 28, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo was named player of the century on Sunday at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards.   Defeating Barcelona’s Leo Messi and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, Ronaldo was voted best player of the 2000s by a 23-person jury, including coaches and former players and worldwide fan votes.   “CRISTIANO RONALDO presented with the ⁣PLAYER OF THE […]

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US: Nashville bombing suspect allegedly identified

December 28, 2020

A suspect allegedly to be behind the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, Tennessee was identified Sunday as Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, two law enforcement sources reportedly said on Sunday.   Fox News cited two sources who it said believe the parked white recreational vehicle (RV) that exploded early on Friday was owned by Warner. They […]

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