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Ksenia Sobchak Biography and Profile

Ksenia Sobchak Biography and Profile

🕔20:39, 18.Mar 2018

Ksenia Sobchak (Kseniya Anatolyevna Sobchak), born November 5, 1981 is a Russian TV anchor and politician in Russia. Ksenia Sobchak is the daughter of Anatoli Sobchak—St. Petersburg’s late mayor, who mentored and employed Putin—occupies a unique space in Russian public life. Read Ksenia Sobchak Biography and Profile.

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2019: Let’s Reject The Leadership Of Fools!

2019: Let’s Reject The Leadership Of Fools!

🕔17:16, 18.Mar 2018

Look at the action and inaction of President Muhammadu Buhari. The action or inaction and absence of leadership in times of crisis and emergencies speak volumes to the type of president and government we have. It also sheds light on our stupidity as a people for electing fools.

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Vladimir Putin Biography and Profile

Vladimir Putin Biography and Profile

🕔16:45, 18.Mar 2018

Vladimir Putin served as president of Russia, and was re-elected to the presidency in 2012. He previously served as Russia’s prime minister. Vladimir Putin, a judo black belt, appears to symbolise two of the martial art’s key qualities – guile and aggression. Putin has made no secret of his determination to reassert Russian power after years of perceived humiliation by the US and its Nato allies.

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Free Syrian Army, Turkish Forces ‘Capture’ Afrin in Syria

Free Syrian Army, Turkish Forces ‘Capture’ Afrin in Syria

🕔12:30, 18.Mar 2018

Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army group capture Afrin city. Turkish armed forces and President Erdogan announce that Turkish flag hoisted in the centre of the Syrian city of Afrin.

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Failaq al-Rahman Rebel in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Discussing Ceasefire With UN

Failaq al-Rahman Rebel in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Discussing Ceasefire With UN

🕔12:12, 18.Mar 2018

“We are engaged in arranging serious negotiations to guarantee the safety and protection of civilians,” said Wael Alwan, the Istanbul-based spokesman for Failaq al-Rahman, in a voice recording.

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Accusations Come As Ethiopia Continues to Be Under State of Emergency

Accusations Come As Ethiopia Continues to Be Under State of Emergency

🕔12:05, 18.Mar 2018

The current state of emergency, which is expected to last until August 2018, is the second state of emergency to be declared in Ethiopia in the last two years. In August last year, Ethiopia lifted a 10-month state of emergency imposed after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests, demanding wider political freedoms.

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Jerry Rawlings Defends Himself Against Kennedy Agyapong Corruption Claim

Jerry Rawlings Defends Himself Against Kennedy Agyapong Corruption Claim

🕔11:50, 18.Mar 2018

Rawlings, contrary to the Assin Central MP’s claim, he [Rawlings]and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman had no interest in the business. Kennedy Agyapong alleged that Mr Rawlings and his wife were shielding a ‘dubious’ business interest of Mr Marwan, the CEO and Chairman of Air Cargo Company at the Kotoka International Airport.

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Rodrigo Duterte Wants Philippine Out Of ICC

Rodrigo Duterte Wants Philippine Out Of ICC

🕔11:30, 18.Mar 2018

“I will convince everybody now who are under the treaty at ICC: ‘Get out, get out, it’s rude,’” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said.

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Not Our Fault. It’s Your Fault: UK, Russia Trade Blame Over Poisoning of Skripals

Not Our Fault. It’s Your Fault: UK, Russia Trade Blame Over Poisoning of Skripals

🕔11:24, 18.Mar 2018

Vladimir Chizhov, Moscow’s EU ambassador, said Russia has no chemical weapons stockpiles and was not behind the poisoning. “Russia had nothing to do with it,” Chizhov told BBC. Boris Johnson said it was “not the response of a country that really believed itself to be innocent.”

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Vladimir Putin is Guaranteed to Win 2018 Election

Vladimir Putin is Guaranteed to Win 2018 Election

🕔01:00, 18.Mar 2018

While Vladimir Putin has seven challengers on the ballot, none is a real threat. The last time he faced voters in 2012, he faced a serious opposition movement, but since then he has boosted his popularity thanks to Russian actions in Ukraine and Syria.

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Sergei Skripal Biography and Profile

Sergei Skripal Biography and Profile Updated

🕔00:00, 18.Mar 2018

Sergei Skripal is a retired Russian military intelligence colonel who was sentenced in 2006 to 13 years in prison, accused of spying for Britain. He was convicted, and later pardoned, for passing the identities of Russian secret agents in Europe to the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service (MI6).

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‘US Instructors’ Training Militants to Stage False Flag Chemical Attacks in Syria – Russian MoD

‘US Instructors’ Training Militants to Stage False Flag Chemical Attacks in Syria – Russian MoD Updated

🕔00:00, 18.Mar 2018

“We have reliable information at our disposal that US instructors have trained a number of militant groups in the vicinity of the town of At-Tanf, to stage provocations involving chemical warfare agents in southern Syria,” Russian General Staff spokesman General Sergey Rudskoy said at a news briefing on Saturday.

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$1.3tr Spending Bill Negotiators Confront Immigration, Abortion Issues

$1.3tr Spending Bill Negotiators Confront Immigration, Abortion Issues Updated

🕔00:00, 18.Mar 2018

Republicans are holding firm against a provision by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., designed to make sure that Planned Parenthood, intensely disliked by anti-abortion Republicans, receives a lion’s share of federal family planning grants.

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Governor Willie Obiano Takes Oath Of Office

Governor Willie Obiano Takes Oath Of Office

🕔18:13, 17.Mar 2018

“I must recognise all the candidates who ran against me in the last gubernatorial election for putting up a formidable fight. They fought like true sportsmen and women and accepted the decision of the people in good fate,” Governor Willie Obiano said.

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Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Resigns

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Resigns

🕔17:53, 17.Mar 2018

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Africa’s only female head of state, offered her resignation in the “national interest,” according to her lawyer Yousouf Mohamed. He added that her resignation would take effect on March 23. “She doesn’t want the country … to suffer. In the country’s best interests she has decided to leave,” the lawyer said.

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