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Darfur of today is different from 2003 : UNAMID head
Apr05

Darfur of today is different from 2003 : UNAMID head

April 4, 2017 (WASHINGTON) – The newly appointed head of Darfur hybrid mission (UNAMID) Jeremiah N. Mamabolo Tuesday told the UN Security Council that security situation in the western Sudan region has changed and the fighting has by far diminished. “The Darfur of today is a very different place from what this region was in 2003 when...

Bad Egg: Nigerian pastor imprisoned in the UK for sexual assault
Apr04

Bad Egg: Nigerian pastor imprisoned in the UK for sexual assault

A Nigerian man of God has been sentenced to jail in the United Kingdom after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting women. A 55-year-old Nigerian man of God based in the United Kingdom, Pastor Benjamin Egbujor, has been jailed after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl and another woman during ‘private prayer...

Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya
Apr04

Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya

Russia derailed the appointment of a dual American-German national as the U.N.’s top official in Libya, flexing its diplomatic muscle in a region where Moscow has been steadily seeking to expand its influence, according to several diplomatic sources. , U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres had decided in recent weeks to tap Richard...

Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’
Apr03

Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’

Officials in Lithuania are sounding the alarm over suspected Russian information campaigns reminiscent of the lead-up to the Crimean annexation. Signs of an intensifying Moscow-led information campaign have the Lithuanian government worried that Russia is laying the groundwork for “kinetic operations” like those recently seen in...

3 Tiger Cubs Destined for Zoo in Syria Rescued in Lebanon
Apr03

3 Tiger Cubs Destined for Zoo in Syria Rescued in Lebanon

BEIRUT – Three Siberian tiger cubs destined for a zoo in war-torn Syria were rescued by a Lebanese animal rights group after being trapped in an unmarked, maggot-infested crate in Beirut’s airport for almost a week. The tigers, which were being transported from Ukraine, arrived at the Beirut airport on March 7, inside a ventilated...

US Ambassador Says ‘No Love’ in Dealings with Russia
Apr03

US Ambassador Says ‘No Love’ in Dealings with Russia

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and insists President Donald Trump would fully support strong action against the Kremlin once investigations are complete. Speaking in television interviews broadcast Sunday, Nikki Haley contended there is no...

US ambassador says ‘no love’ in dealings with Russia
Apr02

US ambassador says ‘no love’ in dealings with Russia

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and insists President Donald Trump would fully support strong action against the Kremlin once investigations are complete. Speaking in television interviews broadcast Sunday, Nikki Haley contended there is no...

On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook
Apr02

On Russia, Trump administration hews closely to Obama playbook

Ongoing Russian operations in Ukraine have also forced Trump to moderate his stance. …read more Source: Daily...

Trump: On Russia, present administration hews closely to Obama playbook
Apr02

Trump: On Russia, present administration hews closely to Obama playbook

Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that "President Trump would be so much better for US-Russia relations". Before moving to the White House, Donald Trump expressed his admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin and predicted that “President...

Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv
Apr02

Opinion: Russia ahead on points for Eurovision in Kyiv

The clumsiness of the EBU, the stubbornness of Ukraine and Russia’s cool-headedness have combined to create the political scandal currently engulfing the world’s biggest televised music competition, says Andreas Brenner. …read more Source:...

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