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Nigerian Student Disappears after Odesa Yacht Party in Ukraine, Causing International Scandal

By Natalia Datskevych Nigerians are alleging racism after a recent Nigerian graduate of a Ukrainian university disappeared while taking a boat trip in Odesa. Caleb Obari, 20, had just graduated from Ukraine’s Sumy State Agrarian University when he attended a yacht party at the invitation of a woman in the southern city of

FG shuts Czech, Sri Lanka, Serbia missions, downsizes Ukraine

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds. Onyema said this on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking on activities of the ministry in the last three years. The Minister said that the countries where

Watch List 2018: Wars, Conflicts, Terrorism

Editor's note: Crisis Group’s early-warning Watch List identifies up to ten countries and regions at risk of conflict or escalation of violence. In these situations, early action, driven or supported by the EU and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace. It includes a global overview, regional summaries,

Russia: CIA Information Thwarted St. Petersburg Attack

The Kremlin said Sunday that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency provided Russian authorities with information that thwarted a series of Islamic State bombings planned in St. Petersburg. Moscow said Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Donald Trump to thank him for the CIA information, a call the White House confirmed. Russia said the intelligence was significant enough for

Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US

What Ukraine's prime minister calls an "unprecedented" cyberattack in his country has begun to spread beyond Ukraine's borders. "The attack is unprecedented but our IT experts are working on it and defending critical infrastructure," said Volodymyr Groysman, speaking of efforts to contain the crisis. Banks, government offices and airports in Ukraine were among the first to report the cyberattack.