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After 10 years in office, Cuban President, Raul Castro has stepped down as the country’s president. Miguez Diaz-Canel has been elected by the country’s one-party parliament as his successor. The shift...

Former United States First Lady, Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family that was once at the apex of American politics. Hailed...

In what can be seen as a massive purge of the country’s judiciary, Democratic Republic of Congo President, Joseph Kabila on Tuesday sacked more than 200 magistrates. The 256 affected magistrates were...

No fewer than seven inmates have been reported dead while17 others require outside medical attention after several hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina United States. Prisons...

The Cameroonian government says it will not dialogue with separatist elements in the Anglophone region of the country in order to ensure the continued unity of the country. The Cameroonian Interior Minister,...

An Algerian military plane crashed on Wednesday morning near a military base at Boufarik Airport in the capital, Algiers killing over 250 of its occupants and leaving dozens of other persons in critical...

The Police in Indonesia have arrested at least eight persons suspected to have sold a home-distilled liquor that has killed 82 people in two provinces in the past week. According to Indonesia’s National...

Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir has ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners held in the country. The Sudanese State News Agency (SUNA) reports that the decision was in response to...

Former Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has finally surrendered himself to police authorities in the country in order to begin serving a 12-year prison sentence over charges of corruption...

Former South African President, Jacob Zuma on Friday appeared before the High Court in Durban to face a 16-counts charge of corruption, racketeering and money laundering. The 75-year-old Zuma made a 20-minute...

A Brazilian Federal Judge on Thursday ordered former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to surrender to the authorities by Friday afternoon to start serving a 12-year prison sentence after being convicted...

The Russian government says the poisoning of ex-Russian spy, Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia in Salisbury, United Kingdom was staged by British and United States intelligence agencies. Sergei Naryshkin,...

Julius Maado Bio, the opposition candidate of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) was on Wednesday evening sworn in as President of Sierra Leone by the country’s Chief Justice hours after the National...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, anti-apartheid campaigner, freedom fighter  and former wife of late South African President, Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 81. According to a statement released by...

The Kremlin says it will respond appropriately to the United States’ expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats and closure of the Russian consulate located in Seattle. The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday...

Russian businessman and founder of the MMM pyramid scheme, Sergei Mavrodi has reportedly died of a heart attack. According to Russian media, the 62-year-old was rushed to a hospital late on Sunday after...

The United States and member states of the European Union (EU) have expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia in Salisbury, the...

  The Police authorities in Israel are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of investigations into a corruption case involving the country’s telecommunications giant, Bezeg. Media...

A court in Sierra Leone on Saturday granted a request for an injunction by a ruling party member who alleged that there was evidence of electoral fraud that needed to be investigated before the second...

A controversial Sri Lankan opposition legislator, Namal Rajapakse says United States authorities prevented him from taking a flight to Texas from Moscow where he had gone to serve as an observer in the...