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‘Major non-NATO ally’: What does Biden’s new Kenya pledge mean?

Posted by May 24, 2024

EXPLAINERHere’s more about the non-NATO ally designation, promised to Kenya during President Ruto’s Washington visit.United States President Joe Biden pledg

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South Africa elections 2024: Ten key people who could shape…

Posted by May 24, 2024

South Africans are gearing up for watershed general elections on May 29 that could see the ruling African National Congress (ANC) fail to clinch a majority for

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Jeremy Corbyn to run as an independent in UK general…

Posted by May 24, 2024

The 74-year-old ex-party leader will stand in his constituency of Islington North after being dropped from Labour candidate shortlist.Former Labour Party leader

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Japan, South Korea announce sanctions over Russia-North Korea arms trade

Posted by May 24, 2024

Pyongyang is accused of sending thousands of containers of munitions to Moscow for its use in the war against Ukraine.Japan and South Korea have announced separ

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Chad’s Deby sworn in as president as Allamaye Halina named…

Posted by May 24, 2024

Inauguration of Mahamat Idriss Deby follows disputed election and marks an end to three years of military rule.Chad’s newly elected president, Mahamat Idriss

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China says war games around Taiwan to test ability to…

Posted by May 24, 2024

The People’s Liberation Army continues land, sea and air exercises that began on Thursday around the self-ruled island .China’s military has begun its secon

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The battle for Delhi: Will Modi’s BJP pass bellwether Indian…

Posted by May 24, 2024

New Delhi, India – On a sweltering afternoon, hundreds of men and women gathered in an open area, bigger than a football stadium, near the Yamuna river in nor

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Why are thousands of people protesting in Taiwan?

Posted by May 24, 2024

Taipei, Taiwan – Protests are expected to resume in Taiwan on Friday over a divisive bill that would greatly expand the investigative powers of parliament and

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 819

Posted by May 24, 2024

As the war enters its 819th day, these are the main developments.Here is the situation on Friday, May 24, 2024. Fighting At least seven people were killed and

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Rishi Sunak names July 4 for UK general election: What’s…

Posted by May 23, 2024

British Prime Minister (PM) Rishi Sunak has announced a snap general election to be held in the United Kingdom on July 4, despite having until January next year

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Thai court to hear ethics case calling for removal of…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Judges accept petition seeking Srettha Thavisin’s removal over cabinet appointment of lawyer who did jail time.Thailand’s Constitutional Court will examine

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US to designate Kenya as ‘non-NATO ally’ during Ruto’s state…

Posted by May 23, 2024

US President Biden will inform Congress on Thursday about Kenya’s new status.The United States plans to designate Kenya as the first key non-NATO ally in sub-

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