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The World in 2018, the annual publication from The Economist, predicts that this year will be a nerve-jangling year as people across the world attempt to escape the tensions of politics and the frenzies of technology.
Russia's top court on Saturday rejected an appeal by opposition leader Alexei Navalny against a decision to bar him from running in the country's 2018 presidential election.
The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected concerns that its decision to ban opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running against President Vladimir Putin in a March election could undermine the vote's legitimacy.
Russia's Central Election Commission on Monday unanimously rejected top opposition figure Alexei Navalny's bid to run against President Vladimir Putin next year, leading him to urge a boycott of the polls.
Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny have gathered in about 20 cities across Russia to formally get his name on the ballot for next year's presidential elections.
Thousands of Russians on Sunday endorsed the candidacy of Alexei Navalny, seen as the only Russian opposition leader who stands a fighting chance of challenging strongman Vladimir Putin in a March vote.
Campaigning officially started on Monday for Russia's presidential election in March, in which President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth Kremlin term that would keep him in power until 2024.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would seek a new six-year term in the country's March elections in a move that would make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday gave his strongest hint yet that he would seek a new six-year term in March 2018 elections, but stopped short of announcing his candidacy in a carefully choreographed ceremony.
Russian riot police detained dozens of people Saturday at a nationalist anti-Kremlin march on a public holiday known as the Day of National Unity.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Sunday he had been released from the Moscow detention centre where he had served a 20-day term for organising protests against President Vladimir Putin.
Russian police violently broke up a rally in Saint Petersburg as thousands took to the streets across Russia Saturday on President Vladimir Putin's birthday, urging him to quit power.
More than 1,000 supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied in rainy Moscow on President Vladimir Putin's 65th birthday, calling for the Russian strongman to retire.
Twin car bombs outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya's second city Benghazi killed at least 34 people and wounded 87, hospital sources said on Wednesday.
Gunmen have attacked an Adamawa village, Iware, along Fufore–Jada road, killing nine and kidnapping seven children, locals and police have said.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered a large quantity of the harvested dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa in a warehouse in Ugbubezi Forest, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo.
Mavin artiste Reekado Banks and his manager are currently trying to resolve a police case about his manager receiving money for a show without the singer performing.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday hailed Donald Trump for speaking “frankly” to Africans after the US president unleashed a storm by reportedly describing African nations as “shithole countries.”
US attorney general Jeff Sessions has been interviewed as part of the probe into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russia.
The Executive Chairman, Alimosho Local Government, Lagos State, Jelili Sulaimon, has expressed displeasure with the growing refuse heaps in public buildings, major roads, schools and streets in the area.
The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has said that herdsmen killings across the country will continue until Nigeria is restructured.
Member representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency, Hon. Johnson Ehiozuwa Agbonnayinma, at the weekend explained why he dumped the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, that elected him to the National Assembly for the All Progressive Congress, APC.
About 700,000 people were forced to flee South Sudan in 2017 as refugees to neighbouring countries due to conflict, hunger and disease, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.