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    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation
    Mar28

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation

    Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure on allies for expulsions
    Mar27

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure on allies for expulsions

    Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

    NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning
    Mar27

    NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning

    NATO Chief, Jens Stoltenberg, will on Tuesday unveil “measures” in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, the alliance said, as international pressure mounts on Moscow. NATO has warned that the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter must have “consequences” and Stoltenberg will hold a news conference in...

    Russia: Putin wins fresh six-year presidential mandate
    Mar19

    Russia: Putin wins fresh six-year presidential mandate

    Russian President Vladimir Putin won a new six-year term in a presidential election Sunday, according to a state-run exit poll, extending two decades in power that have brought confrontation with the West, military entanglements in the Middle East and economic growth followed by stagnation at home. Mr. Putin won 73.9% of the vote, according to...

    Putin unveils ‘invincible’ nuclear weapons systems
    Mar06

    Putin unveils ‘invincible’ nuclear weapons systems

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed new nuclear weapons he said could hit any target around the globe with little chance of interception. Putin warned during his annual state of the nation speech on Thursday that an attack on Russia or any of its allies would elicit an immediate response from Moscow. Video footage of the new weapons was...

    Russian plane crash kills 71 people on-board
    Feb12

    Russian plane crash kills 71 people on-board

    A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed Sunday, February 10, near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city’s airports. Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov confirmed that there were no survivors but did not give the number of people on board. The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared...

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase
    Dec15

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase

    The European Union (EU) has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. The talks will now focus on a transition period and the future trading relationship between the two sides.  EU leaders meeting in Brussels said on Friday that the way was clear for the opening of the second...

    U.S Secretary of State to tour Africa in 2018
    Dec08

    U.S Secretary of State to tour Africa in 2018

    U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, is planning a trip to Africa in the first three months of 2018, a senior aide said. Earlier on Wednesday, Tillerson said there was no truth to reports that President Donald Trump intended to fire him and replace him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo. Directly addressing the issue at a news conference at NATO...

    Uhuru Kenyatta swears-in for second term as Kenyan president
    Nov30

    Uhuru Kenyatta swears-in for second term as Kenyan president

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in Tuesday for a second term as police fired teargas to disperse angry opposition supporters, in what many hope is the closing act of a gruelling and divisive election drama. The pomp and ceremony ended with a 21-gun salute but was overshadowed by chaos in another part of Nairobi, where police engaged in...

    Four die as plane crashes off Ivory Coast
    Oct15

    Four die as plane crashes off Ivory Coast

    Four Moldovan nationals were killed on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the injured, a...

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