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Report: Kremlin told officials to stop using iPhones

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) listens to Sergei Kiriyenko, the Kremlin's first deputy chief of staff in charge of domestic politics during a meeting on the development of local self-government in Kirov, Russia on Aug 5, 2017. At a Kremlin-organized seminar for officials involved in domestic politics, Kiriyenko told Russian officials involved in preparations for Russia's 2024 presidential […]

East Congo militants kill at least 22 in string of attacks

Democratic Republic of Congo Defense Forces gather in the North Kivu province village of Mukondi, March 9, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo – Suspected militants killed at least 22 people in a string of attacks across the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern Ituri and North Kivu provinces overnight Saturday, officials and […]

Sudan factions agree to form transitional govt on April 11

Demonstrators march during an anti-government demonstration in the Sharoni area in the north of Sudan's capital Khartoum on March 14, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) CAIRO – Sudan's political factions have agreed to form a new transitional government on April 11, Khalid Omar Yousif, the spokesperson for the signatories to the political settlement, said on Sunday. […]

Putin makes surprise trip to Mariupol

This handout video grab released by Russian Presidential Press Office on March 19, 2023, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Mariupol. (PHOTO / AP) MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin toured the city of Mariupol, Russian state news reported on Sunday, in what would be the Kremlin leader's first trip to the Donbas region since […]

Macron faces no-confidence vote over pension reform

Protesters hold a banner with Emmanuel Macron's face during a protest in Paris, March 18, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) PARIS – President Emanuel Macron faces a critical moment on Monday when the French National Assembly is due to vote on no-confidence motions filed after his government bypassed parliament on Thursday to push through an unpopular […]

Montenegro president headed for run-off election

Montenegro President Milo Djukanovic speaks in his headquarters in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, March 19, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) PODGORICA – Montenegro's veteran president, Milo Djukanovic, will face a run-off on April 2 against a pro-Western former economy minister, after no candidate secured a 50 percent majority in a first- round election on Sunday, according to […]

Montenegro votes in presidential election

Pedestrians walk in front of a pre-election billboard featuring an image of Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic, reading "European statesman, our President Milo. Who else?", in Podgorica on March 18, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) PODGORICA – Montenegrins began voting on Sunday in a presidential election that will influence the outcome of a parliamentary vote in June […]

Serbia, Kosovo agree to implement deal normalizing ties

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic arrives for his speech after meetings as part of Kosovo-Serbia talks, in Ohrid on March 18, 2023.  (PHOTO / AFP) OHRID, North Macedonia – Kosovo and Serbia have reached an agreement on implementing a European Union-backed deal to normalize ties, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said late on Saturday, though […]

Trump suggests he will be arrested next week

Former US president Donald Trump speaks at a 2024 election campaign event in Columbia, South Carolina, on Jan 28, 2023. (PHOTO  / AFP) WASHINGTON – Former US president Donald Trump suggested on Saturday that he will be arrested next week. Trump, in a post on Truth Social, wrote that "illegal leaks" from the Manhattan District […]