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Mozambique: Former Finance Minister Chang's Arrest Opens Can of Worms

Photo: VOAPortugues Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang appears in court during an extradition hearing in Johannesburg...

President Trump’s Syria Critics Are Wrong

President Donald Trump announced his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria in his usual way, via tweet. It wasn’t a good way to do diplomacy, but everyone should be used to it by now. Nevertheless, Washington’s...

Congress says Rafale files with former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, wants them made public

Releasing an audio file purportedly featuring Goa Minister Vishwajit Rane claiming that Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had all the files on the Rafale deal, the Congress on...

Rafale deal: SC dismisses all petitions seeking court-monitored investigation

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (2nd L) and his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar (R) shake hands as they exchange intergovernmental agreements for the purchase of 36 Rafale jet fighters at a joint...

What can Macron really say to calm the anger of France's 'yellow vests'?

At 8pm on Monday, all eyes in France will be on president Emmanuel Macron as he addresses the nation live on TV and online, promising to deliver “immediate and concrete measures” to l’Héxagone’s current crisis.  It...

200 mass graves of thousands of ISIS victims found

The report notes that the group led "a campaign of widespread violence and systematic violations of international human rights and humanitarian law."The graves, the report says, could contain critical forensic...

No one grapples with task of stopping war in Donbass, Lukashenko says

MINSK, October 31. /TASS/. The talks in current formats have failed to halt fighting in southeastern Ukraine, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday in his address to the Munich Security...

Commentary: Little resolution on Crimea, even as Ukraine moves out of Russia's embrace

WASHINGTON: The aggression that Russia unleashed against Ukraine in 2014 is now well into its fifth year. Unfortunately, Moscow has shown no readiness to end the conflict it keeps simmering in the Donbas region in...

France's Macron battles popularity slump

A little over a year ago, Emmanuel Macron was sitting pretty in the polls, a 39-year-old president in a hurry, with ambitious plans and the hopes of a nation riding on his shoulders.In recent months his popularity...

Wasn’t in-charge when the Rafale agreement was reached: French President Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that the Rafale deal was a “government-to-government” discussion and he was not in power when the multi-billion dollar agreement for 36 fighter jets was signed between...


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