Onize Ohikere

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

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Former Bolivian leader accepts asylum

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/12/19, 10:57 am

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales flew out of the capital city of La Paz late Monday on a Mexican government plane. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard extended an asylum offer shortly after Morales resigned on Sunday amid mounting pressure against his return to power.

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Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/12/19, 10:11 am

An airstrike on Tuesday killed Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife in their home in eastern Gaza. Syrian officials said a separate Israeli strike in the capital city of Damascus targeted another Islamic Jihad commander, Akram al-Ajouri, although he emerged unharmed.

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Hong Kong starts week with more violence

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/11/19, 10:30 am

Protesters in Hong Kong set one man on fire on Monday and a police officer shot a protester. The Hong Kong Hospital Authority said the two injured men remain in critical condition. Another police officer drove a motorcycle through a group of demonstrators. On Sunday, police fired tear gas at protesters who vandalized shops and a subway station.

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