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The move came a day after the South Korean navy fired warning shots to chase away two North Korean ships that had crossed a disputed western sea boundary. Minor incidents are quite common on the western sea boundary, a line drawn by the American-led UN command at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War and which the North does not...
The former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has been charged with crimes against humanity, torture, and war crimes. He went on trial last July in a special court, the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), which was set up in Dakar by the African Union under an agreement with Senegal. The 73-year-old is accused of presiding over a network of secret police known...
Lekan Sunmola is, like most Nigerians, a patient person. And he's polite. He starts off by praising the many things President Muhammadu Buhari has accomplished during his first year. The head of state was a man of integrity, Sunmola said. Unlike many other Nigerian politicians, Buhari took the fight against corruption seriously, he added. And when it comes to the...
Prime Minister Modi likes to do things in style. On May 26, he completed two years in office, and to celebrate the occasion the Indian leader kicked off a two-week long bash touting his government's policies and achievements. On Saturday, May 28, the premier and most of his ministers are set to attend a five hour-long event at New Delhi's...