How Kabila’s election strategy unraveled in Congo

In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Read More

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Russia to build new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea – Ifax

Russia plans to build a new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea next year, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing a Crimean security source. News that a new military facility will be built in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, follows Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian navy vessels off the coast... Continue Reading →

“Chinese city urges those “poisoned by extremism”, who follow conservative Islam to confess crimes”

A city in China's far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are "poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism", in contact with overseas terror groups or act in a conservative Islamic manner, to turn themselves in to authorities. Those who surrender to judicial organs within 30 days and confess to their crimes will be treated leniently... Continue Reading →

Iran hopeful that Europe can salvage nuclear deal – foreign ministry

Iran is still hopeful that its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers can be saved despite the withdrawal of the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. "There are some ambiguities on implementation of the EU's mechanism to protect trade with Iran from America's sanctions ... But we remain hopeful that the Europeans... Continue Reading →

Kanye West says he’s distancing himself from politics.

Is the strangest political marriage in America finally over? The Rapper Kanye West, who hugged Donald Trump in the Oval Office earlier this month, declared on Tuesday that he had been “used to spread messages I don’t believe in” and would now be “distancing” himself from politics. The statement is likely to hit the US... Continue Reading →

Nigeria: Scores killed, homes burned in Plateau State attacks!

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)At least 86 people have been killed in attacks in central Nigeria, police said, an incident that has the potential to exacerbate ethnic tensions in an increasingly volatile region. The violence, thought to be carried out by armed herdsmen, flared on Saturday in Jos, the capital city of Plateau State, police said. "Eighty... Continue Reading →

Russian President; Vladimir Putin welcomes teams,fans and the World to World Cup.

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin is welcoming football teams and fans to Russia for the World Cup, saying the tournament will be thrilling and memorable. “For our country, it’s a great joy and honor to receive representatives from the massive footballing family,” Putin said in a video statement released on Saturday. He promised “a real celebration... Continue Reading →

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