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US Senate votes against resolution on blocking sale of F-16 jets to Turkey

By Anadolu Agency US senators voted Thursday against a resolution introduced by Republican Senator Rand Paul which sought to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets and other defense equipment to Turkey. The resolution was defeated by 79 senators, while 13 were in favor. On Jan. 26, the US State Department approved the $23 billion

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Putin warns West of risk of nuclear war, says Moscow can strike Western targets

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly, in Moscow, Russia, February 29, 2024. Photographer Evgenia Novozhenina By Reuters President Vladimir Putin told Western countries on Thursday they risked provoking a nuclear war if they sent troops to fight in Ukraine, warning that Moscow had the weapons to strike targets in

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Chad opposition leader, several others killed in foiled security office attack

Chad’s interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby. Photo/Reuters By The East African Several people, including a top opposition leader, were on Wednesday killed following an overnight attack on Chad’s internal security agency in the capital N’Djamena. The government blamed the attack on the opposition. Chadian Minister for Communication Abderaman Koulamalla said in a statement that the

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Yemen warns British cargo ship may sink following Houthi attack

By Anadolu Agency A British container ship is in danger of sinking off Yemen’s western coast after being hit by Houthi missiles earlier this month, a Yemeni official warned Wednesday. On Feb. 18, the Houthi group announced targeting the cargo ship Rubymar in the Gulf of Aden with several naval missiles, causing severe damage. Due

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Ruto, Abiy agree to uphold African sovereignty

By The East African Kenya’s President William Ruto and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday agreed to respect individual sovereignties and territorial boundaries of peers in the region, a revealing decision for the Horn of African region. Meeting at state house Nairobi, the two leaders vowed to maintain peace, security and stability within the

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British lawmakers fear for their safety after threats and abuse over Gaza

People hold Israeli and British flags during a march against antisemitism in London, November 26, 2023. Photographer Susannah Ireland/file photo By Reuters It was 10 minutes of shouted accusations of being a “genocide enabler” and having “blood on your hands” that made a British lawmaker fear for his safety over his decision to voice support

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Here is how Bob Marley died – the mystery explained

Bob Marley/Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons By Face2Face Africa The enigma surrounding how reggae icon Bob Markey died engaged the thoughts of fans after the new musical biopic “Bob Marley: One Love,” hit the theaters. The documentary film explored the later years of the legendary reggae singer. It also delved into his self-imposed exile from Jamaica

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Presidents Ruto, Museveni meet over Raila Odinga’s African Union job

Kenyan President William Ruto (left), Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at Kisozi, Uganda on February 26, 2024. Pool By The East African Former US president Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that in politics, nothing happens by accident and that if it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.

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Healthcare Scandal Unveiled: Fake Doctor Arrested for Bribery in South African Hospital

By The African Exponent In a shocking revelation, a fraudulent individual posing as a medical professional, self-identified as “Dr. Zulu,” has been apprehended at a hospital in South Africa’s Gauteng province. The imposter’s deceitful practices came to light as she demanded illicit payments from vulnerable patients in exchange for purported medical assistance. According to the

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Putin says Russophile movement counters Western efforts to isolate Russia

By Anadolu Agency Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the International Russophile Movement contributes significantly to counter Western efforts to isolate Moscow. “The Russophile movement makes a significant contribution to counteracting the attempts of the collective West to achieve international isolation of Russia, helps to disseminate objective and reliable information about our country abroad,

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