News Wire | February 24, 2023 Archive

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Nigeria Presidential Election to Test Dominant Parties

By Tim Cocks | Reuters

Nigerians will vote Saturday in what could be their most credible and close electoral contest since military rule ended nearly a quarter of a century ago—and the first in which a presidential candidate who is not from one of the two main parties stands a chance.

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Western Allies Hit Russia With Sanctions on Anniversary of Ukraine Invasion

By Demetri Sevastopulo, Henry Foy & Sam Fleming | Financial Times

Ukraine’s western allies are unveiling a swath of new sanctions targeting Russia’s military, industrial capacity and financial sector as they vow to increase pressure on Vladimir Putin.

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