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Jacob Zuma Officially Resigns As South African President

Jacob Zuma Officially Resigns As South African President

🕔22:15, 14.Feb 2018

Jacob Zuma said, “I have therefore come to the decision to resign as president of the Republic with immediate effect. Thank you, we will meet somehwhere,” he said when leaving the stage.

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Defying Macron, Juncker Says Sees No Transnational Lists for 2019 EU Elections

Defying Macron, Juncker Says Sees No Transnational Lists for 2019 EU Elections

🕔15:04, 14.Feb 2018

“After the EU Parliament’s vote I cannot see how this could be done for 2019,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told a news conference on Wednesday, adding that he liked the idea of such lists in general.

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UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

🕔14:48, 14.Feb 2018

Shell said the court “rightly upheld” the earlier ruling, and said Nigeria’s “well-developed justice system” was the correct place for the claims. Its subsidiary SPDC has also denied responsibility for the spills, which it says were due to sabotage and illegal refining.

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Heavily Armed Police Raid Gupta Home, Pressure Cranks Up On Zuma

Heavily Armed Police Raid Gupta Home, Pressure Cranks Up On Zuma

🕔11:29, 14.Feb 2018

Zuma and the Guptas – a family of wealthy Indian-born businessmen – deny any wrongdoing. A lawyer for the Gupta family said he could not comment on the raid because he had yet to see the search warrant.

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Iran Strongly Demands US Should Leave Syria Now

Iran Strongly Demands US Should Leave Syria Now

🕔11:23, 14.Feb 2018

Ali Akbar Velayati, the top aide of Iranian Supreme Leader, has demanded the US military pullout from Syria as it is “there without the permission” of Damascus.

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Defiant! Zuma Refuses to Resign Immediately As Head of State, ANC ‘Decides Zuma Must Go’

Defiant! Zuma Refuses to Resign Immediately As Head of State, ANC ‘Decides Zuma Must Go’

🕔07:49, 13.Feb 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma was still asking “what he did wrong”. “Zuma told Ramaphosa and Magashule that he will respond to them publicly when the party informs him of the decision to recall him,” a source said.

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Asma Jahangir Pakistani Rights Activist Passes Away

Asma Jahangir Pakistani Rights Activist Passes Away

🕔15:40, 11.Feb 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi lauded Pakistani human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir “immense contributions towards upholding rule of law, democracy and safeguarding human rights”.

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Israel to Continue With Syria Operations – Netanyahu Says

Israel to Continue With Syria Operations – Netanyahu Says

🕔15:32, 11.Feb 2018

“Yesterday we landed hard blows on the forces of Iran and Syria. We made unequivocally clear to everyone that our modus operandi has not changed one bit,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

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INEC Declares Winner of Katsina Federal Constituency Re-Run Election

INEC Declares Winner of Katsina Federal Constituency Re-Run Election

🕔15:23, 11.Feb 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the results of the court-ordered Katsina State Federal Constituency re-run election, in respect of 15 Polling Units in Mashi/Dutsi. The election took place on 10th February.

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Jacob Zuma Clings to Power in South Africa

Jacob Zuma Clings to Power in South Africa

🕔15:54, 10.Feb 2018

Susan Booysen, a politics professor from Wits University in Johannesburg, said Jacob Zuma may fight on for several more days. “Zuma is a fighter to the end and is refusing to resign, while Ramaphosa doesn’t want to be divisive.

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