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Putin sacks two senior police over reporter’s drugs arrest

Russian President Vladimir Putin
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday sacked two senior police officers over the arrest of investigative reporter Ivan Golunov on trumped up drugs charges.

Breaking: Boris Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10.

Race to replace Theresa May gets underway

British Prime Minister Theresa May
Around a dozen British Conservative MPs will formally throw their hats into the ring on Monday in the fight to replace Theresa May as party leader and Prime Minister, with her former foreign secretary Boris Johnson seen as the runaway favourite.

I didn’t order men to marry five wives, Says Swaziland King...

The king of Swaziland  and leader of the Kingdom of Eswatini, King Mswati III, has debunked reports making the rounds, both in the local and foreign media platforms, that he ordered the men in the kingdom to marry five wives or face jail term.

Breaking: Marry five wives or go to jail, Swaziland king allegedly...

The King of Swaziland, King Mswati III has made a declaration in the country that from June 2019, men will be required to marry at least five wives or go to jail.

Indian PM votes as Overseas Friends recount Modi’s Achievements

India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi
Millions of Indians on Tuesday voted in the third and largest phase of staggered general elections, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who cast his ballot in his home state of Gujarat and again underlined his focus on combating terrorism. About 188 million eligible Indians voted in 117 constituencies across 15 states and federally-controlled territories.

Kim gives Trump December deadline to ease sanctions

U.S president, Donald Trump and North Korea’s president, Kim Jong-Un
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he is only interested in meeting President Donald Trump again if the United States comes with the right attitude, especially on easing sanctions, state media KCNA said on Saturday.

Mark Zuckerberg’s security guards gulp $22.6m from Facebook as expenses

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2018 to $22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday.

Buhari condemns illegal flow of arms into Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in N’Djamena, the Chadian capital condemned the incessant illegal flow of fire arms into Nigeria. He stressed the need for wider cooperation among countries of Sahel and Saharan regions to counter the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria.

Xenophobia soon to be a thing of the past in our...

xenophobia in South Africa
The South Africa’s Gauteng Province has said that soon, Xenophobia will be a thing of the past in the country.