Onize Ohikere

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

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North Korea makes new demands in nuclear talks

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/20/18, 10:48 am

North Korea on Thursday rejected U.S. calls to unilaterally denuclearize unless the United States also eliminates its “nuclear threat” on the Korean Peninsula. The North Korean state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the peninsula includes both North and South Korea, “where U.S. nuclear weapons and other forms of aggression forces are deployed.” The United States removed nuclear weapons from South Korea in the 1990s but still has a “nuclear umbrella” in the form of bombers and submarines in place in the region to protect its allies if needed. The U.S.

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Collective concerns

International | United States stays out of far-reaching global migration accord
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/18/18, 02:30 pm

More than 160 United Nations member states last week signed a first-of-its-kind accord to improve the treatment and safety of migrants around the world.

Several nations, including the United States, abstained from the agreement over concerns it would infringe on their sovereignty.

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New Brexit vote set for Jan. 14

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/18/18, 11:12 am

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced late Monday that Parliament would vote the week of Jan. 14, more than a month later than originally scheduled, on a plan for how to withdraw from the European Union. “I know this is not everyone’s perfect deal,” she said.

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