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    Ukraine nabs negotiator over plot to kill president Poroshenko
    Mar09

    Ukraine nabs negotiator over plot to kill president Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s security forces detained Volodymyr Ruban while he was transporting weapons from the conflict zone in the country’s east. Officials claimed he planned to kill top Ukrainian leaders, including the president. …read more Source:...

    Nigerian Navy: 16 Ukrainians arrested, vessel for illegal entry on Nigeria’s waters
    Mar09

    Nigerian Navy: 16 Ukrainians arrested, vessel for illegal entry on Nigeria’s waters

    One vessel, MT San Padre Pio and the 16 all-male crew members were held in the operation, Capt. Suleiman Olorundare, Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base, Bonny told newsman. The Nigerian Navy said on Friday that it had arrested 16 Ukrainian nationals for illegally transporting 5 million litres of diesel without permit...

    Russia-Ukraine gas dispute: Is Europe under threat?
    Mar09

    Russia-Ukraine gas dispute: Is Europe under threat?

    The gas dispute between Moscow and Kyiv is entering a new round, and some fear that deliveries through Ukraine will be stopped. Which countries could be most affected, and will bilateral tensions lead to a new gas war? …read more Source:...

    Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort to be tried for tax evasion
    Mar09

    Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort to be tried for tax evasion

    Alexandria, Virginia – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman will face trial in Virginia before he faces trial in the District of Columbia. A federal judge in Alexandria on Thursday set a July 10 trial date for Paul Manafort. A grand jury there indicted Manafort on charges that he hid from the Internal Revenue Service tens...

    Politics: Trump received a mysterious letter from Putin in 2013 — and no one knows what was in it
    Mar08

    Politics: Trump received a mysterious letter from Putin in 2013 — and no one knows what was in it

    The letter was personally delivered to Trump in New York by the daughter of a Russian oligarch. It's contents remain a mystery to this day. President Donald Trump reportedly received a letter from Russian President Vladimir Putin as a gift in 2013, and its contents remain a mystery. The gift supposedly arrived after Trump put on the Miss...

    Tech: 4 African countries with satellites in the orbit
    Mar07

    Tech: 4 African countries with satellites in the orbit

    Only Ghana had its first satellite to be solely built by indigenous engineers. In today’s world, having a satellite in orbit is considered a leap in technological development. At present, 8 of the 52 African countries have achieved this fate but only four currently have functional satellites.Technology is a significant part of our lives,...

    Politics: Mueller has secured sworn testimony from a little-known but pivotal witness in the Russia investigation
    Mar07

    Politics: Mueller has secured sworn testimony from a little-known but pivotal witness in the Russia investigation

    The many threads of a January 2017 Seychelles meeting between a Trump associate and a top Kremlin ally are beginning to materialize. The special counsel Robert Mueller has secured sworn testimony from George Nader, a little-known but critical witness in the Russia investigation. Nader serves as an adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ Crown...

    Coalition: Israel, Myanmar Must Go on Children’s Blacklist 
    Mar07

    Coalition: Israel, Myanmar Must Go on Children’s Blacklist 

    An international coalition advocating for children in conflict zones urged Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to put government security forces from Israel, Myanmar and Afghanistan on a U.N. blacklist for killings and other violations of children’s rights. Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict also called on the U.N. chief 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...

    Politics: ‘The Russian bear came out of hibernation’: The US’s top intelligence official issues an ominous warning to Congress
    Mar06

    Politics: ‘The Russian bear came out of hibernation’: The US’s top intelligence official issues an ominous warning to Congress

    "Thanks to Vladimir Putin, we've gotten a wake-up call," said Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday that Russia has come “out of hibernation” and poses a stark threat — cyber and otherwise — to the US and its allies. “Thanks to [Russian President]...

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