A month into war, communicator-in-chief Zelenskyy strives to keep eyes on Ukraine
While keeping the world engaged could get harder over time, for now the Ukrainian leader's ability to communicate is making a difference.
The Week in Politics: Unfriendly fire and plaudits as govt changes tack on Covid-19
Week in Politics: The Prime Minister announces a significant easing of Covid-19 restrictions - but she doesn't please everyone - and New Zealand offers non-lethal military aid to Ukraine.
The Week in Politics: Unfriendly fire and plaudits as govt changes tack on Covid-19
Week in Politics: The Prime Minister announces a significant easing of Covid-19 restrictions - but she doesn't please everyone - and New Zealand offers non-lethal military aid to Ukraine.
GAM to purchase presidential form for Emefiele
Green Alliance Movement (GAM), a group urging Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to contest for the 2023 Presidential Election, yesterday, offered to purchase the expression...
What the papers say – March 25
The nation’s papers carry the latest from Ukraine and the cost of living crisis.
'NRC could be the 21st century Ram Janmabhoomi'
'Even if the government does not implement an all-India NRC before 2024, it will be part of the party's long-term project.'
Uduaghan denies dropping senatorial ambition
Former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, yesterday, denied media report that he had retired from politics and dropped his senatorial ambition for other candidates.
Military says 47,975 terrorists surrender to troops
The Defence high command has said 47,975 terrorists and their families surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East from September 2021 till date.
2023 Presidency: Zoning talks thicken in PDP
The race for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential ticket ahead of the 2023 general election has begun to gather momentum. Only yesterday, three more aspirants obtained their nomination forms in Abuja.
INEC suspends action on court judgment sacking Umahi, 16 others
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended action on the court judgment sacking the governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi; his deputy, Eric Igwe, and 16 members of the State House of Assembly ..
What I Saw When The Kashmiri Pandits Fled in 1990
Threats were often communicated to Pandit homes through notes tied to stones chucked through a window, or a notice pasted on a wall. Those sometimes came from neighbours eyeing that Pandit family's property. Those threats often worked in the atmosphere of terror during that awful season of vacuous exercise of State authority, writes David Devadas, longtime Kashmir watcher and author of two books on the Valley.
With ICBM launch, Japan sees dramatic shift in North Korean missile testing
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the test would "make the whole world clearly aware of the power of our strategic armed forces once again."
Russia-Ukraine crisis live updates | U.S., EU announce new partnership to undercut Russian energy
Here are the latest developments from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict
US announces new sanctions after North Korea ICBM test
WASHINGTON, March 25 — The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on entities and people in Russia and North Korea after Pyongyang’s latest ICBM missile test. The targeted persons and organisations are accused of “transferring sensitive items to North Korea’s missile program,”...
‘Postpartum depression is real’
Head of the St Catherine South police, Senior Superintendent Christopher Phillips, is imploring residents to be compassionate towards others who may be suffering from mental illnesses. Phillips was speaking against the background of a St Catherine...
WESTERN BUREAU: Environmental advocate Wendy Lee is warning that any attempt to approve mining in the ecologically rich Puerto Bueno Mountains in St Ann will cause irreversible damage to a national treasure. “Whatever happens to this area, it...
JP Farms brings relief to students of Port Maria Primary
AS GRADE-six students across the island make their final preparations to sit the 2022 Primary Exit Profile (PEP) Ability Test, students of Port Maria Primary School received an extra dose of confidence by way of support from the neighbouring JP...
Could Vladimir Putin be ousted over his Ukraine invasion?
Russian troops on the Ukrainian front lines are struggling, prominent Russian generals are among the thousands who have been killed and street protests have occurred in Russian cities every day since the invasion - in dozens of cities across the country involving thousands of people every day.
In Putin’s misbegotten war, NATO sees danger and opportunity
Now, exactly one month into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the mood permeating the extraordinary NATO summit meeting was a mix of both fear and opportunity. The fear is that the aftermath of the invasion has rapidly transformed Europe into two armed camps once again, though this time the Iron Curtain looks very different.
Ebonyi: Umahi still in charge – Commissioner
Chief Oluchukwu Ukie Ezeali, the Ebonyi Commissioner for Business Development, says Gov. David Umahi is still in charge and running the affairs of the state to deliver more dividends of democracy to the people.
Provinces bound to comply with federal law: SHC
The court releases detailed judgment on the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test marks issue.
300 dead in theatre attack
About 300 people were killed in the Russian airstrike last week that blasted open a Mariupol theatre, Ukrainian authorities said Friday, in what would make it the war's deadliest known attack on civilians yet.
Tigray rebels agree to 'cessation of hostilities'
Tigrayan rebels agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" today, a new turning point in the nearly 17-month war in northern Ethiopia following the government's announcement of an indefinite humanitarian truce yesterday.
PDP presidential aspirants meet on consensus
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirants met on Thursday in Abuja to work out the possibility of producing a consensus candidate ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
Stark choices, danger builds
President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine is approaching a new, potentially more dangerous phase after a month of fighting has left Russian forces stalled by an outnumbered foe.
Key Russians quit posts
The resignation of a senior Russian government official and his reported move abroad wasn’t the first voluntary departure of a person from a state job since the start of Russia’s war with Ukraine, but it certainly was one of the most striking.
2023: What I have to offer Nigerians – Tinubu
Mr Tinubu said if greatness came merely by speaking of it, Nigeria would be among the greatest nations in human history.
Judge warns lawyers of contempt of court proceedings for disrupting court functioning
According to the judge, the police official who asked Ms. Prasad to stop the performance acted in excess of his instructions.
Buhari hosts Tinubu, other APC founding fathers to dinner
President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the founding fathers of the All Progressives Congress (APC), including former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu, to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Ortom heads PDP’s zoning panel
The PDP National Chairman, Prof. Iyorchia Ayu, while inaugurating the committee, urged its members to remain focused on the bigger picture, which was to win 2023 general elections.
Perak state assembly to sit for three days from March 28-30
IPOH, March 25 — The first meeting of the fifth year of the 14th Perak state assembly will start on Monday (March 28). Perak State Speaker Datuk Mohammad Zahir Abdul Khalid said the sitting had to be shortened to three days, from Monday to Wednesday (March 30) after getting approval from the...
"Putin's brain" the man who inspires his philosophy of war sees Ireland in Russian empire
A Russian fascist who enjoys significant intellectual influence over President Vladimir Putin envisages a Eurasian empire stretching "from Dublin to Vladivostok".
In Shah Alam, trader gets 13 years for causing death of mother’s boyfriend
SHAH ALAM, March 25 — A trader who was initially charged with murdering his mother’s boyfriend was sentenced to 13 years in jail by the High Court here today after being found guilty of causing the death of the Pakistani man. Judge Datuk Abd Halim Aman handed down the sentence on Mohamad Shah...
Pope's prayer for peace
Pope Francis presided Friday over a special prayer for Ukraine that harked back to a century-old apocalyptic prophesy about peace and Russia that was sparked by purported visions of the Virgin Mary to three peasant children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917.
Repeal Sosma in its entirety — Malaysian Bar
MARCH — The Malaysian Bar welcomes Parliament’s rejection of the Government’s motion to extend the effective period of subsection 4(5) of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (“Sosma”) for another five years.[1] After 31 July 2022, the police no longer have the power to...
Watch| Are the Geneva Conventions breached in the Russia-Ukraine War?
A video on the Geneva Convention guidelines and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine War
N. Sembilan cops say body of woman in ravine left at location to conceal death
SEREMBAN, March 25 — The body of an unknown woman found in a ravine at KM 14, Jalan Lama Bukit Putus Seremban-Kuala Pilah here last Sunday, is believed to have been left at the location to conceal her death. Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop said the suspicion was intent to...
Troops overrun terrorists stronghold in Sambisa forest without resistance
Troops of OPERATION HADIN KAI have overrun strongholds of Boko Haram and ISWAP in the dreaded Sambisa forest with resistance.
Pakistan’s National Assembly session adjourned without tabling of no-trust motion against PM Imran Khan
The voting on the resolution should be held at least three to seven days after it has been laid before the National Assembly
Report: Israel Initiating Jerusalem Trilateral Summit with US, UAE
For the year and a half since the signing of the Abrahamic Accords, Israel has served as a kind of mediator between Abu Dhabi and Washington.
War crime claims abound, but prosecutions will be difficult to obtain
President Joe Biden and prominent members of his administration have made a stark claim in recent weeks — that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a war criminal and that war crimes are being committed by Russian forces against Ukrainian citizens.
Another 25 Covid-19 linked deaths in latest weekly update
The data was compiled by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
Call for sack of Defence chiefs reckless, says northern group
A coalition of Northern Youths, Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), has condemned the call for the sack of Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Leo Irabor, and Chief of Defence Intelligence, Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo.
Spike in cholera in Cameroon kills 29 in one week
Twenty-nine people have died from cholera in Cameroon in the space of a week, the health minister said on Friday.
North Korean missile launch presents another test for Biden and West
North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile test has rattled the West as it rallies around Ukraine amid Russia's invasion, raising questions about the launch's timing.
Putin's inner circle closes in around him
Russian President Vladimir Putin has surrounded himself with yes men for years, feasting on their praise, rewarding their greed, and looking the other way as they plundered the country.
Biden to visit near Ukraine border, as solidarity tested
US President Joe Biden will travel to a town near the Polish-Ukrainian border Friday, trying to signal Western resolve in the face of a Russian invasion that has increasingly turned to a grinding war of attrition.
Erdogan to tell Putin to be ‘architect of peace’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will ask Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be an "architect of peace" and stop the war in Ukraine, Turkish media reported Friday.
Spain offers fuel subsidies to end truckers’ strike
The Spanish government on Friday offered a rebate and a onetime cash payment to end a truckers' strike over soaring fuel prices that has led to food shortages in supermarkets across the country.
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