Quadri Adejumo

Quadri Adejumo is a reporter and a column writer. He covers news on World, Diaspora and Health.

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  • Spain To Raise Taxes For Rich, Low Earners To Pay Much Less

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    Spain’s treasury minister announced a significant reform to Spain’s tax policy on Thursday, which would see the richest people paying more taxes and millions of lower earners paying less. Treasury Minister Maria Jesus Montero...

  • US VP Harris, South Korea Discuss Threats From North Korea

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    US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday arrived on her first official visit to South Korea amid growing tension in the region. After arrival, Harris met with President Yoon Suk-yeol in the capital Seoul and discussed the security sit...

  • Finland To Reject Entry To Russians Following Putin’s War Mobilisation Order

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    Finland will refuse entry to Russians with Schengen tourist visas starting Friday following a surge in arrivals after Putin’s mobilisation order to fight in the war in Ukraine. The country’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavis...

  • Turkey Destroys 16 Terrorist Caves In Northern Iraq

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    Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced on Thursday that 16 terrorist caves were hit in an operation carried out in northern Iraq. Akar was speaking on the program "City Meetings Towards 2023" in the southeastern ...

  • COVID-19: Taiwan Announces End Of Quarantine For Travellers From October

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    Taiwan will end its mandatory COVID-19 quarantine for arrivals from October 13 and welcome tourists back, the government has announced. Taiwan has reported 6.3 million domestic cases since the beginning of the year, driven by the more in...

  • Nord Stream: Sweden Finds New Leak In Russian Gas Pipeline

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    Sweden has found a new leak in a major undersea pipeline carrying Russian natural gas to the EU - making it the fourth discovered this week. Denmark and Sweden reported gas leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines earlier, alerting aut...

  • Many Killed As Ugandan Army Helicopter Crashes In DRC

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    A Ugandan army spokesman confirmed on Wednesday the crash of one of the country’s military helicopters in eastern DR Congo. The spokesman, Felix Kulayigye, told The Associated Press: "We are still waiting" for more detail...

  • North Korea Fires Ballistic Missiles On Eve Of Kamala Harris' Visit

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    With U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris set to visit to Seoul on Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday. The South Korean military said the launch came two days after South Korea and U....

  • Nine Killed In Iran Attacks On Kurdish Rebels In Iraq

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    Iran has attacked an Iranian-Kurdish opposition group in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, killing nine people and injuring several others. The update was disclosed by Kurdistan Regional Government’s health minister, Saman Baraz...

  • Four Palestinians Killed In Israeli Raid In Jenin

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    At least four Palestinians were killed on Wednesday in an Israeli raid targeting alleged militants in the West Bank, Jenin. The Daily Sabah added that the victims included the brother of a man blamed for a deadly attack in Tel Aviv. J...

  • Sabotage Suspected In Russian Gas Leak — EU

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    Any deliberate disruption to the European Union’s energy infrastructure would meet a “robust and united response" its top diplomat said on Wednesday. This is after several states said two Russian gas pipelines to Europe ...

  • Cuba: Hurricane Ian Knocks Out Power Grid

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    Hurricane Ian left Cuba in the dark on Wednesday after knocking out its power grid and devastating some of the country’s tobacco farms. Power was initially knocked out to about 1 million people in Cuba’s western provinces, bu...

  • World Bank Approves $512 Million Financing For Turkey Housing

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    The World Bank has approved $512.2 million in financing for Turkey to expand access to housing and infrastructure. In a statement, the World Bank said on Wednesday that $338.5 million of the financing will be used for developing new, aff...

  • Pakistan Appoints New Finance Minister Amid Floods, Economic Crisis

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    Pakistan appointed a new finance minister on Wednesday as the country struggles to recover from an economic crisis worsened by deadly floods. Ishaq Dar, a senior figure in the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party was named the countr...

  • Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Hits Turkey’s Ardahan

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    A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook Turkey's Ardahan province on Tuesday. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the epicenter of the quake was the Göle district at a depth of 7 kilometers (4.3 miles). It ad...