Onize Ohikere

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

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Iranian official shows up at G-7

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/26/19, 11:38 am

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Zarif stopped by the G-7 summit of world economic powers at the invitation of host French President Emmanuel Macron. Zarif met Sunday with Macron and diplomats from France, Germany, and Britain, but not with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Police use new tactics against Hong Kong activists

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/26/19, 11:34 am

Riot police in Hong Kong on Sunday fired a live warning shot and used water cannons against demonstrators, some of whom came armed with bricks and Molotov cocktails. Authorities arrested 36 people, including a 12-year-old, for unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons, and assaulting police officers.

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Brexit, wildfires, inequality on G-7 agenda

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/23/19, 12:46 pm

Leaders of the seven major industrial economies will discuss inequality and other global economic and social issues this weekend in France. U.S. President Donald Trump and the heads of state from Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Canada, and Italy are all headed to the seaside town of Biarritz for the annual G-7 summit.

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