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Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State to visit Russia April 11
Apr05

Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State to visit Russia April 11

Russia's foreign ministry said the visit on April 11-12 would include talks with counterpart Sergei Lavrov. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first visit to Moscow next week, Russia’s foreign ministry said Wednesday, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with Donald Trump’s administration.The ministry said the...

Business highlights – Biting drought may force government to shut down Masinga Dam
Apr05

Business highlights – Biting drought may force government to shut down Masinga Dam

Animal feed companies forced to close shop as maize shortage hits distributors Shortage of raw material has forced 10% of animal feed manufacturers to close shop even as the prices of their products skyrocket on account of limited supply of maize The Association of Kenya Feeds Manufacturers (Akefema), which has a membership of over 90 milling...

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...

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