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    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov16

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    The International Criminal Court is based in The Hague and was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes © ANP/AFP/File / Martijn BeekmanThe Hague, Netherlands, Nov 16 – Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a new blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials appealed to nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented...

    Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
    Nov16

    Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after 11 years at the helm, now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies © AFP/File / John MacDougallBERLIN, Germany, Nov 16 – The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he has “no doubt” US president-elect Donald Trump would refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea/AFP-FileKIEV, Ukraine, Nov 16 – Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US...

    Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges
    Nov16

    Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges

    Russia’s Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, charged by the Investigative Committee with bribe-taking, is escorted before a hearing at the Basmanny district court in Moscow on November 15, 2016/AFPMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 15 – Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was sacked Tuesday and put under house arrest on suspicion of...

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’
    Nov14

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

    US President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, on November 11, 2016 © AFP/File / Yuri GripasWashington, United States, Nov 14 – Barack Obama will travel Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring...

    Hollande says will ‘clarify positions’ with Trump in call Friday
    Nov11

    Hollande says will ‘clarify positions’ with Trump in call Friday

    The French leader cited the fight against terrorism, the battle against the ISIS and the conflict in Ukraine among the subjects he wished to discuss with Trump.PARIS,France, Nov 11 – French President Francois Hollande said Friday he would “clarify positions” with US president-elect Donald Trump during “frank” telephone discussions later in the...

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir by Kremlin
    Nov05

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir by Kremlin

    The 17-metre monument of Vladimir, has sparked controversy over fears it could blot Moscow’s historic centre © AFP / Natalia KolesnikovaMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 4 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a giant statue by the Kremlin of his namesake Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, that has faced...

    Ukraine officials declare jaw-dropping riches
    Nov02

    Ukraine officials declare jaw-dropping riches

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman Volodymyr Groysman meanwhile declared more than $1 million in cash as well as a watch collection that includes two Rolexes, one of a host of high-profile figures declaring riches © AFP / Eric PiermontKiev, Ukraine, Nov 2 – A luxury watch collection, millions of dollars in cash and a Picasso painting are...

    Africa in the dock at the International Criminal Court
    Oct21

    Africa in the dock at the International Criminal Court

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Dutch city of The Hague © ANP/AFP/File / Martijn BeekmanTHE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct 21 – The International Criminal Court — dealt a blow Friday with South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the tribunal — has launched nine investigations in eight African countries since its establishment in...

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS
    Oct19

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS

    Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov (bottom) and Andrei Borisenko (top) and US astronaut Shane Kimbrough wave as they board the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on October 19, 2016 © Pool/AFP / Maxim ShipenkovBaikonur, Kazakhstan, Oct 19 – Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut soared into orbit in a Soyuz...

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