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Tropical storm sees thousands flee Florida coast

Thousands have been evacuated from the coast of Florida as the region braces for subtropical storm Alberto. Anticipated to make landfall on Monday, Alberto is the first storm ahead of this year's Atlantic hurricane season, which formally starts on...

US gives boats to Vietnam amid South China Sea tensions

The US delivered six patrol boats and equipment worth a combined $20 million to Vietnam, the US embassy in Hanoi said Thursday, as the former foes boost ties amid continuing tensions in the South China Sea. Hanoi and Washington...

Bad debt provisions sees Bank of Cyprus post huge 2017 losses

Bank of Cyprus, the Mediterranean island's largest lender, on Tuesday posted net losses of 554.3 million euros for 2017 as it increased buffers for bad debt. Cyprus is recovering from a financial crisis that left a number of its...

Cheaper food dampens Brazil’s inflation in November

Good news for Brazilians preparing those Christmas and New Year's feasts: cheaper prices for beans and other food staples helped push inflation down again in November, the government said Friday. Inflation rose just 0.28 percent in the month, down...

Security experts ponder Gulf of Guinea terror threat

Security experts from West Africa, France and the United States gathered in Abidjan Tuesday for talks on beefing up anti-terrorism measures at sea in the Gulf of Guinea. The three-day seminar seeks to identify terrorism risks in the Gulf...

Qualifiers so far for 2018 World Cup

Ten nations have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with final qualifying matches still to be played: Russia (as hosts) Germany England Belgium Iran Japan South Korea Saudi Arabia Mexico Brazil

Hurricane Maria bears down on storm-battered eastern Caribbean

Hurricane Maria blasted towards the storm-battered eastern Caribbean and was expected to strengthen Monday as it churned along a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month. The new storm, which the US National Hurricane...

Hurricane Jose strengthens, set to bypass land

Hurricane Jose, a Category 1 storm packing winds of about 135 kilometers per hour (85 miles per hour), is approaching the Caribbean hot on the heels of Irma, but will likely bypass land, according to the French weather service....

US Most Deadliest hurricanes And tropical storms

As monster storm Harvey unleashes catastrophic flooding in Houston, Texas, here is a list of the worst hurricanes and tropical storms to hit the US in the past 25 years, the deadliest of which was Katrina in 2005. 1992: Andrew Hurricane...
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Taraba Govt Relaxes 24-Hour Curfew

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