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Police detained more than two dozen people on Saturday in Kazakhstan’s main cities for participating in protests called by a banned opposition group where they criticised the government and Chinese expansion.
Police detained dozens of protesters in Kazakhstan Saturday for rallying against Chinese economic expansion and former strongman president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is still a powerful force in the former Soviet nation.
Kazakhstan's ruling party nominated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as its candidate for a snap presidential vote in June after he was backed by the country's founding leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, setting the stage for a smooth handover of power in the Central Asian nation.
Young people are leading a people’s revolution in Algeria and Sudan, both developments remind us forcefully of the wages of mis-governance, the power of the people to seize control of their own destiny, and the role that the youth can play in a country’s development process.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday unexpectedly resigned after three decades in power, saying his oil-rich Central Asian nation now needed “a new generation of leaders”.
Kazakh President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, on Thursday, invited Pope Francis to participate in the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana in October, the senate’s press service said.
Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit (28.6 million dollars) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi of Egpyt on Monday congratulated incumbent Russian leader Vladimir Putin on winning a re-election and expressed hope that bilateral ties would develop.
Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the US president allegedly told senators in a private meeting that the US should accept more people from Norway instead of “shithole countries” in Latin America and Africa.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Wednesday submitted documents to the Central Election Commission, CEC, to be nominated as a candidate in the March 2018 presidential elections, a Sputnik correspondent reported Wednesday.
Saudi Arabian oil minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that more work was needed to reduce global oil inventories.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has similar attributes to five-times Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
David de Gea admits he committed to a new contract at Manchester United because he wants to help the club land "more trophies".
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying Friday.
As debates continue on the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has picked holes in its structure, saying, it lacks a constituted governing council.