German doctor admits to years of blood doping

A German sports doctor on trial for masterminding an international doping network for athletes admitted on Tuesday to helping athletes with blood doping for...

Table Tennis: Durban to host 2023 World Championships

The 2023 World Table Tennis Championships will be staged in Durban, South Africa, the first time since 1939 the tournament has been staged on...

CEO of Lufthansa subsidiary Swiss steps down

The chief executive of Swiss International Air Lines, Thomas Kluehr, will step down at the end of 2020, the Lufthansa subsidiary announced on Tuesday. Kluehr...

Hungary calls for resignation of EU Commissioner over ‘derogatory’ remarks

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday called for the resignation of European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova over what he described as her...

UAE plans to land spacecraft on moon in 2024

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced it had launched a new project to explore the moon and would land an unmanned spacecraft on it...

Chinese townships, villages connected to passenger coach services — Ministry

Passenger coach services are now available in all of China’s eligible townships and administrative villages as of August this year, the Ministry of Transport...

UN Women, UNDP inaugurate COVID-19 global gender response tracker

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Women(UN Women) have partnered to inaugurate a COVID-19 global gender response tracker. “The aim of the...

Independence Day: China honours 49 local employees

In commemoration of the independence anniversary of Nigeria and China on October 1, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria honoured...

US election: Dwayne Johnson Endorses Joe Biden/Kamala Harris ticket

It’s the presidential endorsement heard round the world. On Sunday, Dwayne Johnson released a new video endorsing the Democratic ticket — Joe Biden and...

World Bank spent N90bn on communities in 11 years – official

The Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), an initiative of the Federal Government with support from the World Bank, spent N90 billion on community projects...

Military plane crashes in Ukraine killing 22 cadets

A military transport plane, carrying air force cadets, crashed and burst into flames near a highway in north-eastern Ukraine on Friday evening, killing at...

Oil falls on mounting COVID-19 cases, supply concerns

Oil edged lower on Friday, falling more than two per cent on the week as COVID-19 cases surged globally and oil supply is set...

AfDB president, others task Nigerians in Diaspora on national developmen

By Harriosn Arubu Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and some notable Nigerians have urged their compatriots in the Diaspora to...

China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang – researchers

China is running hundreds of detention centres in northwest Xinjiang across a network that is much bigger than previously thought, according to research presented...

Donald Trump administration proposes punishing sites for ‘censoring lawful speech’ or hosting illegal content

The US Department of Justice has submitted a proposal to weaken Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a rule that protects websites and...

Donald Trump lashes China as UN warns against ‘Cold War’

US President Donald Trump angrily cast blame on China over the coronavirus pandemic in an address on Tuesday before the United Nations, whose chief...

UAE, Israeli film bodies sign agreement, plan regional film festival

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, the Israel Film Fund and the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film and Television School have signed a cooperation agreement for...

Nigerian re-elected Mayor in London

A Nigerian-born Briton, Ernest Ezeajughi from Anambra State was re-elected the Mayor of Brent, London after what was described as a splendid first-term performance. With...

Britain may reintroduce national virus lockdown measures – expert

The United Kingdom may need to consider reintroducing some national COVID-19 lockdown measures as it continues to record a steady rise in its cases,...

Donald Trump faces fresh sexual assault allegation

A former model has accused US President Donald Trump of groping and forcibly kissing her in 1997 — the latest allegation made against the...
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