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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" accusations that Moscow had interfered in the US election that brought President Donald Trump to power.
Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand detained, the majority of whom have since been released. It is the second state of emergency in two years and comes a day after the prime minister resigned.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to ease tensions between the NATO allies that reached new heights over Ankara's ongoing operation inside Syria.
Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, warned there is a serious problem of trust between Washington and Ankara, saying that relations between the two nations will either start to improve or completely break down.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday abruptly cancelled a US$235 million contract to buy 16 helicopters from Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government ordered a review over human rights concerns.
Embattled president of the Maldives has sent envoys to friendly nations such as China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to brief them on a political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation that spurred the imposition of emergency, his office said.
Polish President, Andrzej Duda, on Tuesday, signed into law a controversial Holocaust bill intended to safeguard his country’s image abroad but which has instead sparked tensions with Israel, the US and Ukraine.
The government of the Netherlands has officially recalled its ambassador to Turkey, as a long-running diplomatic dispute between the two countries shows no signs of abating, official statement says.
The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people.
More than a month after he was allegedly tortured by members of Uganda's secret service, Rwandan citizen Fidel Gatsinzi is still limping from his injuries.
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, accusing the U.S. of causing tension on the Korean Peninsula in spite of the efforts of Pyongyang and Seoul.
Russia is not a friend to the U. S. and will not be until its government has “the values that it has,” U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said at retreat of the Republican Party.
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has called on Nigerian youths to secure a better future for themselves through hard work,diligence and productivity in all their endeavours.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has expressed its commitment to continue to partner with government at all levels and all stakeholders to address the high prevalence of violence against children in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for its efforts in reducing the rate of road crashes in the country.
Members of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta North senatorial district have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, while urging him to seek re-election in 2019.
Nigerians on Saturday paid tributes to renowned playwright, culture activist and scholar, Akinwunmi Isola, who died on Saturday in Ibadan.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Tuesday the problem between him and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, was his resistance to external manipulation, the action which he said he won’t succumb to.
The United States has reportedly added more Zimbabweans to its sanctions list, with the possibility of a review after elections in July.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula.
A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defence minister said on Saturday.
Leading Pakistani human rights advocate Asma Jahangir has died, a family member said Sunday, in a stinging blow to the country's embattled rights community. She was 66.