Onize Ohikere

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

Associated Press

Tension escalating between Russia and Ukraine

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/27/18, 11:05 am

Ukraine and Russia continue to point fingers after Sunday’s standoff in the Black Sea. Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, warned on Tuesday that the Ukrainian Parliament’s motion to impose martial law the day before could trigger escalating hostilities. Ukraine imposed 30 days of martial law on Monday in 10 regions after the Russian coast guard shot at and seized three Ukrainian vessels on Sunday.

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Three U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/27/18, 09:52 am

A roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed three U.S. soldiers on Tuesday, the U.S. military said. Three other service members and one American contractor were also injured when the improvised explosive device detonated near the provincial capital of Ghazni. The injured were evacuated and are receiving medical care, according to U.S. military spokesman Lt. Ubon Mendie. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and said it destroyed a U.S. tank.

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Officials observing island where missionary was killed

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/26/18, 11:24 am

Indian authorities continued over the weekend to search for a way to recover the body of John Allen Chau, an American Christian missionary who was killed a week and a half ago by inhabitants of North Sentinel Island, an isolated island in the Bay of Bengal.

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