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This handout photograph taken and released by the Turkish Presidential Press Service on August 3, 2018, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) as he delivers a speech during the 'new goverment's 100 days action plan' meeting in Ankara. / AFP PHOTO / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / HO /

President Erdogan: Turkey will launch air, ground operation in Syria

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said on Saturday that his country will carry out a military intervention in north-eastern Syria on Saturday and Sunday.

African leaders ‘sacked from office’ since 2010

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced on Friday, was on a long list of African leaders forced from power since 2010.

Outrage in Gambia over claims ex-president ordered killings

Relatives of people murdered by death squads in The Gambia expressed outrage on Monday over the release of three former hitmen, who said they committed dozens of assassinations ordered by ex-president Yahya Jammeh.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.

Report: Robert Mugabe ally ‘shuts down’ newly formed opposition party, rejoins Zanu-PF

A Zimbabwean political party which was said to be backed by ousted president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been disbanded, with its leaders saying they were now rejoining the ruling Zanu-PF party.
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OAS chief says military coup a possibility in Venezuela

The head of the Organization of American States on Friday said “military intervention” to “overthrow” Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuelan government must not be ruled out for the country mired in economic and humanitarian crisis.

Robert Mugabe: President Mnangagwa ‘never invited me to attend Independence celebrations’

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, 94, has reportedly denied reports that he rejected an invitation from President Emmerson Mnangagwa to attend this year's Independence celebrations.

I did not call for military intervention – Senator Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu has denied the trending report that he called for military intervention in Nigeria, just as the labour has warned it would resist military in politics.

Senator Ekweremadu: I didn’t call for military intervention

The Deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, has denied calling for military intervention in the country, saying that he was quoted out of context.

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Gambia’s ex-number two admits responsibility in opposition killings

The right-hand man of Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh on Monday admitted being "partially responsible" for the arrest, torture and execution of suspected political opponents during the leader's 22-year reign.
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Reports: Nine Taliban fighters poisoned by unknown individuals in Eastern Afghanistan

At least nine Taliban militants were poisoned by unknown individuals in Afghan’s eastern Ghazni province, according to local media reports.
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Philippines’ Duterte cuts short Japan trip due to unbearable back pain

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