Foreign Affairs

Israeli Strike Kills Dozens At School Complex In Gaza

Israeli Strike Kills Dozens At School Complex In Gaza

Israeli Strike Kills Dozens At School Complex In Gaza A school complex belonging to the United Nations located in Central Gaza has been hit by an Israeli airstrike on Thursday. The attack on the United Nations facility which has been a shelter for thousands of displaced Palestinians killed dozens of people, the New York Times has reported. Defending the attack on the facility, the Israeli military explained that they precisely targeted Hamas operatives, some of whom took part in the Oct. 7 attacks. Spokesperson for the Israeli military, Daniel Hagari said, “Our precise strike was based on concrete intelligence from…
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Iranians Pay Last Respects To President Raisi Killed In Helicopter Crash

Iranians Pay Last Respects To President Raisi Killed In Helicopter Crash

Iranians Pay Last Respects To President Raisi Killed In Helicopter Crash Tens of thousands of Iranians gathered Tuesday to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi and seven members of his entourage who were killed in a helicopter crash on a fog-shrouded mountainside in the northwest. Waving Iranian flags and portraits of the late president, mourners set off from a central square in the northwestern city of Tabriz, where Raisi was headed when his helicopter crashed on Sunday. They walked behind a lorry carrying the coffins of Raisi and his seven aides. Their helicopter lost communications while it was on its way back…
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Cryptocurrency: American Brothers Arrested For Stealing $25 Million In 12 Seconds

Cryptocurrency: American Brothers Arrested For Stealing $25 Million In 12 Seconds

Cryptocurrency: American Brothers Arrested For Stealing $25 Million In 12 Seconds An indictment was unsealed today charging Anton Peraire-Bueno, 24, of Boston, and James Pepaire-Bueno, 28, of New York, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The charges in the indictment arise from an alleged novel scheme by the defendants to exploit the very integrity of the Ethereum blockchain to fraudulently obtain approximately $25 million worth of cryptocurrency within approximately 12 seconds. Anton Peraire-Bueno and James Peraire-Bueno were arrested yesterday in Boston and New York, respectively, and will be presented this afternoon before…
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Chad’s Military Leader, Mahamat Deby Wins Election To Continue Family’s 34-Year Rule

Chad’s Military Leader, Mahamat Deby Wins Election To Continue Family’s 34-Year Rule

Chad’s Military Leader, Mahamat Deby Wins Election To Continue Family’s 34-Year Rule Mahamat Déby, Chad’s military ruler, has been declared winner of the presidential poll, legitimising the continuation of his family’s 34-year grip on power. According to Chad’s National Election Management Agency on Thursday, General Déby won 61.3 per cent of the vote to defeat his closest rival, Prime Minister Succès Masra, who won 18.53 per cent. Mr Déby, 40, took over the country’s leadership after his father, former President Idriss Déby Itno, was killed in a gun battle against a rebel group in April 2021. As interim ruler, he…
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Canada Fines Binnance $4.38Million For Violating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing Laws

Canada Fines Binnance $4.38Million For Violating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing Laws

Canada Fines Binance $4.38Million For Violating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing Laws Canada’s anti-money laundering agency has imposed a nearly C$6 million ($4.38 million) fine on cryptocurrency exchange Binance for violating the country’s money laundering and terrorist financing laws. The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) on Thursday said Binance had failed to register as a foreign money services business with the intelligence body despite several deadlines. According to Reuters, the anti-money laundering agency added that Binance, which ceased operations in Canada last year, had not reported receiving virtual currency worth C$10,000 or more on 5,902 separate occasions…
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Togo’s Longtime Leader Signs A New Constitution That Eliminates Presidential Elections

Togo’s Longtime Leader Signs A New Constitution That Eliminates Presidential Elections

Togo’s Longtime Leader Signs A New Constitution That Eliminates Presidential Elections Togo’s president has signed a new constitution eliminating presidential elections, his office said late Monday, a move that opponents say will allow him to extend his family’s six-decade rule. Civil society groups in the West African nation have called for protests. Parliament will now choose the president. The new constitution comes days after the election commission on Saturday announced that President Faure Gnassingbe’s ruling party had won a majority of parliament seats. There was a crackdown on civic and media freedoms ahead of the vote. The government banned protests…
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Canadian Mayor Praises Lagos Under Tinubu At Peter Obi’s Event

Canadian Mayor Praises Lagos Under Tinubu At Peter Obi’s Event

Canadian Mayor Praises Lagos Under Tinubu At Peter Obi’s Event The Mayor of Brampton, Patrick Brown, has stated his admiration for Lagos State when he visited in the year 2007. Brown said this at a townhall meeting hosted by the Coalition of Nigerian Canadian Interest Groups based in Canada to honour the 2023 Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi. As seen in a video posted late Saturday by a tweep, Wale Adedayo, tweeting as @Mario9jaa, Obi was seen standing beside Brown as he addressed the cheering audience. Brown said, “I went to Nigeria in 2007. I went to Lagos and…
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Israeli Government Writes Hamas Over Gaza Ceasefire Proposal After 6 Months Deadlock

Israeli Government Writes Hamas Over Gaza Ceasefire Proposal After 6 Months Deadlock

Israeli Government Writes Hamas Over Gaza Ceasefire Proposal After Six Months’ Deadlock Hamas said it had received on Saturday Israel’s official response to its latest ceasefire proposal and will study it before submitting its reply, the group’s deputy Gaza chief said in a statement. “Hamas has received today the official response of the Zionist occupation to the proposal presented to the Egyptian and the Qatari mediators on April 13,” Khalil Al-Hayya, who is currently based in Qatar, said in a statement published by the group. After more than six months of war with Israel in Gaza, the negotiations remain deadlocked,…
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US Embassy In Nigeria Hosted Georgetown University Business School USA At The Ikoyi Residence Of The Consulate

US Embassy In Nigeria Hosted Georgetown University Business School USA At The Ikoyi Residence Of The Consulate

Georgetown University Business School USA Team was Hosted by US Embassy in Nigeria at the Ikoyi Residence of the Consulate General The delegation was accompanied by reputable, distinguished, and most powerful Nigerians. In attendance includes: Engr. Tein Jack-Rich CON, Amb. Dr. Osita Offor - Ultimate Commander, Media Executive, Efe Omorogbe, Olisa Adibua, Executives of MTV Based, Executives of Chocolate City, Executive Director Multichoice, Prince Felix Awogu among others. The Georgetown University Business School, USA delegation, Mr. Omar Wilson and Ms. Mika Rhabb was introduced to make their presentation of the life-changing project to the US Embassy officials in Lagos. The…
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Israel Launched Missiles As Well As Drones At Iran – Officials Say

Israel Launched Missiles As Well As Drones At Iran – Officials Say

Israel Launched Missiles As Well As Drones At Iran – Officials Say Israeli warplanes fired missiles on Iran during a retaliatory strike early Friday morning, one Western official and two Iranian officials said, suggesting that the attack included more advanced firepower than initial reports indicated. It was not immediately clear the types of missiles used, from where they were fired, whether any were intercepted by Iran’s defenses or where they landed. The Western official and the Iranian officials requested anonymity to discuss classified information. Previously, Iranian officials said Friday’s attack on a military base in central Iran was conducted by…
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