Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Russia cuts ties with Iran nuclear plant

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/06/19, 11:48 am

Russian state nuclear company TVEL has suspended a research project with Iran to revamp a nuclear complex to produce isotopes for medical purposes. The company said on Thursday that Iran’s uranium enrichment activities made the project at the Fordow nuclear facility impossible.

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Paris protests leave city at standstill

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/05/19, 11:42 am

The Eiffel Tower and several museums shut down in Paris on Thursday as union employees joined in nationwide strikes. Protesters gathered at the Gare du Nord railway station and marched across the city. Authorities guarded the presidential palace and carried out more than 3,000 precautionary checks.

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Japanese aid doctor killed in Afghanistan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/05/19, 11:23 am

Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese physician and humanitarian who worked in Afghanistan for more than a decade, died last week. He was 73. Unknown gunmen shot Nakamura during an ambush in eastern Afghanistan that also killed his three bodyguards, a driver, and another passenger.

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