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Nigerian Engineer Wins $500m Contract to Build Monorail Network in Iraq

  A Nigerian Engineer, based in Canada, Jude Igwemezie, has won a $500 million contract to build a monorail network in Iraq.   Mr. Igwemezie, who was also trained in Canada, heads TransGlobim International, the engineering company that won the bid. The contract is to construct what is described as “a viable rail

US sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian jets, missiles

•Blacklits 33 Russian intel, military officials The United States (US) hit a Chinese military organization with punishing financial sanctions for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles as it stepped up pressure on Moscow over its “malign activities.” It was the first time the Trump administration targeted a third country with its CAATSA

Inter-Korean Summit: Meeting with Trump stabilized region, sees more progress-Kim

Hyonhee Shin and Joyce Lee North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday his “historic” summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional security, and that he expected further progress at an inter-Korean summit aimed at reviving stalled nuclear diplomacy. Kim thanked South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in for bringing

$200bn vs $60bn: US-China trade war enters new phase

Taken with the $50 billion in tariffs already in place, this means roughly half of everything Americans buy from China -- their largest source for imports -- is now subject to punitive import duties. President Donald Trump on Monday effectively broadsided one of the world's largest trade relationships, announcing plans to

Sen. McCain loses battle with cancer, dies at 81

Jude Johnson  A long serving member of the United States (US) Congress, Sen. John McCain is dead. A terse statement from his office said that McCain, the ex-Presidential candidate and staunch Republican,  died on Saturday surrounded by his family. McCain, who died at the age of 81, according to CNN, was a naval

Republican congressman accuses Canada of ‘economic terrorism’

Wiconsin Rep. Sean Duffy (Republican) said Canada’s retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. are “economic terrorism. Europe, China, Canada and Mexico “want to shock us into submission by going after our (agriculture) instead of saying you know what, let’s reduce barriers,” he said on Fox News on July 25, 2018.   A

Five key information on social media checks for US visa application

If you have plans to apply for a US visa in the near future, get ready to provide at least five key information on your social media accounts as well as other personal and professional engagements. The Trump administration is taking all possible steps to tighten visa rules. Now, the administration