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Tinubu Attends Chad’s President Déby’s Inauguration

Africa News

President Bola Tinubu arrived N’Djamena, Republic of Chad, to attend the inauguration of President Idriss Mahamat Déby Itno.

Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Concluded Regional Alliance Project

Africa News

Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger have finalized plans to form a confederation after turning their backs on former colonial ruler France to seek closer ties with Russia.

Tinubu Appeal To Senegal President, Faye To Prevail On Niger and Mali To Reconsider Joining ECOWAS

Africa News

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had yesterday after receiving President Bassirou Diomaye Faye of Senegal have called for a re-alignment in West Africa to effectively address the challenges confronting the region, saying it is possible for Niger and Mali to rejoin ECOWAS after exiting. While at the meeting with the Senegalese President at the State House, President Tinubu reiterated that the West Africa must work together to defeat the hydra-headed terrorism, banditry, human trafficking that have continued to threatened livelihood in the region. 

Vice President Mokhber To Replace Late President Raisi Of Iran

Middle East & Asia News

Iran’s first vice president, Mohammad Mokhber, is expected to assume the presidency after Ebrahim Raisi’s death in a helicopter crash as the country gears up for early elections. The Iranian constitution stipulates that the first vice president takes over “in the event of the president’s death, dismissal, resignation, absence or illness for more than two months”.

Iran's President, Foreign Minister Killed in Helicopter Crash

Middle East & Asia News

The President of Iran Ebrahim Raisi, and his foreign minister have died in a helicopter crash after search teams located the wreckage in East Azerbaijan province Monday. The accident happened on Sunday in mountainous terrain and icy weather. “President Raisi, the foreign minister, and all the passengers in the helicopter were killed in the crash,” a senior Iranian official told Reuters, asking not to be named because of the sensitivity of the matter. Iran’s Mehr news agency confirmed the deaths, reporting that “all passengers of the helicopter carrying the Iranian president and foreign minister were martyred”.

Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy On Russia’s Wanted List

Middle East & Asia News

Russian Government has placed the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy on its wanted list.

Melinda Gates Renounces The Bill And Gates Foundation

US & Canada News

Billionaire philanthropist Melinda French Gates has said she will resign as a Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation from 7th June.

Israel-Hamas War: US Muslim Leaders Reject Iftar Dinner With Biden Over Gaza Festers

US & Canada News

Muslim leaders in the United States turndown invitations to President Joe Biden’s Ramadan breakfast dinner over his response to the Israel-Hamas war, as his campaign has been attempting to court Muslim voters.

Bird Flu Confirmed In Texas

US & Canada News

A dairy worker in Texas has tested positive for avian flu (H5N1), representing only the second human case in the US.

Russia To Delist Afghanistan's Taliban As ‘Terror’ Group

Europe News

During its annual economic forum, Russia announced plans to remove Afghanistan's ruling Taliban from the list of Moscow-designated terrorist organizations. Confirming the news, special presidential envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, disclosed to the state-run TASS news agency that the delisting would enable Moscow to decide whether to recognize the Taliban government. Russia formally labeled the Taliban a terrorist organization in 2003 when the radical group was waging a deadly insurgency against the United States and allied troops in Afghanistan.

General Election To Hold On 4th July - Uk PM

Europe News

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has chosen July 4 as the date for a snap general election, ending months of speculation about when a new poll will be held. This call is coming earlier than expected. The Prime Minister who stood outside his Downing Street office on Wednesday stated that “Now is the moment for Britain to choose its future,” he said, listing what he considers to be the highlights of his time in government, including the introduction of the so-called furlough scheme that helped businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. “We will have a general election on July 4.”

Slovakia PM Robert Fico Stable, But In ‘Very Serious’ Condition After Shooting

Europe News

Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico is in stable condition, but remains "very serious," according to his deputy, following an assassination attempt that shocked the country and drew global condemnation.