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    Sri Lankan in ‘bomb’ drama just released from psychiatric care
    Jun01

    Sri Lankan in ‘bomb’ drama just released from psychiatric care

    Armed police stormed a Malaysia Airlines flight which was forced to return to Melbourne after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit claiming he had a bomb © AFP / MANAN VATSYAYANAMelbourne, Australia, Jun 1 – A Sri Lankan man who tried to enter an airline cockpit with what he said was a bomb, before terrified passengers managed to overpower him,...

    President Kenyatta due to deliver ‘long-overdue’ address to G7
    May27

    President Kenyatta due to deliver ‘long-overdue’ address to G7

    President Kenyatta and Trump exchanged pleasantries at a concert in Italy/PSCUNAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Saturday expected to deliver a historic speech at the G7 Summit in Italy in what he describe as the long overdue inclusion of Africa in global decision making processes. President Kenyatta has been invited to speak...

    Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist
    May25

    Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist

    Ukrainian craft brewer Pravda pokes fun of Donald Trump selling a beer with the American president on the label © AFP/File / Yuri DYACHYSHYNLviv, Ukraine, May 25 – Fancy a beer with a twist of political intrigue? A craft brewery in Ukraine has cashed in on the frenzy surrounding Donald Trump’s possible campaign links to Russia by bottling a...

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina
    May19

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina

    President Kenyatta, who was one of only two African leaders invited to the just concluded Belt and Road Forum in China, will again be joined by his Ethiopian counterpart PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Sicily, Italy/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, May 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among four African leaders who will be attending the G7 Summit in Italy next...

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who last set foot in Washington in 2013, would be the highest ranking Russian official to meet President Donald Trump since he took office/AFP-FileWASHINGTON, United States, May 10 – US President Donald Trump will receive Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov at the White House Wednesday even as a...

    Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’
    May08

    Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’

    French president-elect Emmanuel Macron greets supporters during a post-election rally at the Louvre Museum in Paris, on May 7, 2017 © AFP / Eric FEFERBERGMOSCOW, Russian Federation, May 8 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged French election winner Emmanuel Macron to bridge deep rifts and work together in the face of the “growing...

    Europe media independence faces rising threats: watchdog
    May03

    Europe media independence faces rising threats: watchdog

    Countries with well-funded public service broadcasters experience less rightwing extremism and corruption according to human rights commissioner Nils Muiznieks © AFP/File / Eleftherios ElisSTRASBOURG, France, May 3 – The Council of Europe added its voice Tuesday to global concern over press freedom, saying that European public broadcasters and...

    Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday
    May02

    Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday

    US President Donald Trump will speak with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin (pictured) by telephone on May 2, 2017, according to the White House © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Aleksey NikolskyiWashington, United States, May 2 – US President Donald Trump will speak with Russia’s Vladimir Putin by phone Tuesday as the two leaders look to make headway...

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet President Vladimir Putin (shown in this file photo from May 10, 2015 in Moscow) on Tuesday in her first visit to Russia since 2015 in a sign of renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow © POOL/AFP/File / MAXIM SHIPENKOVSochi, Russian Federation, May 2 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet...

    Libya seizes oil tankers and crew after shootout at sea
    Apr30

    Libya seizes oil tankers and crew after shootout at sea

    The Ruta oil tanker flying the Ukranian flag, is seen at the Tripoli seaport on April 29, 2017, after it was seized by the Libyan navy © AFP / MAHMUD TURKIATRIPOLI, Apr 30 – Libya has seized two foreign-flagged oil tankers and detained their crews for allegedly smuggling fuel after an hours-long gunbattle off the west coast, authorities said. Oil...

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