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Russia warns of 'foreign meddling' after protests
Russia warns of 'foreign meddling' after protests
Russian lawmakers will hold a special session next week to discuss alleged "meddling" by foreign powers after huge protests in Moscow, following a...
Makhanda: No more lullabies
Makhanda: No more lullabies
The azaan, the Islamic call to prayer, spirited its way through Makhanda this week during the 44th edition of the National Arts Festival —...
Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party
Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party
Some time towards the middle of last year, an unmarked vehicle began to pay weekly visits to the Grand Cafe in central Bangui. The upscale...
Russian dailies publish same front page over reporter's arrest
Russian dailies publish same front page over reporter's arrest
Three top Russian dailies on Monday published the same front page in an unprecedented act of solidarity over the arrest of an investigative...
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
On a trip to Ethiopia in the 1990s, I met with the then prime minister, Meles Zenawi, to try to persuade him to stop jailing journalists. Since his...
Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks
Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks
Russia's Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to...
Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide
Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, dealing a stunning...
'Long overdue': Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms
'Long overdue': Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms
Facebook has banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism on its social media platforms, including Instagram, in a move that comes in the wake of a massacre at two mosques in New Zealand earlier this month....
Why is a second Brexit referendum undemocratic?
Why is a second Brexit referendum undemocratic?
Opponents of a second referendum on the toxic and smelly dumpster fire that is Brexit often loudly maintain that it would be “undemocratic”,...
As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions
As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions
President Vladimir Putin promised Russians rapid improvements in their living conditions as he delivered his annual state of the nation address...
Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact
Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact
President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday that the United States would outspend Russia on missiles without a fresh international accord after he ditched...
Identity politics is about our quest for recognition
Identity politics is about our quest for recognition
Author Francis Fukuyama writes that the rapid changes in the political and economic landscape have seen people around the world losing their...

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