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Syria’s Bashar al-Assad Returns France’s Highest Honor

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has returned one of France’s highest honors, branding the country a “slave” of the United States for launching joint strikes against his regime. The Syrian government announced the decision to hand back the Légion d'honneur in a strongly worded statement, condemning strikes by France, the U.S. and

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Court strikes out EFCC’s forfeiture suit against former First Lady Patience Jonathan

  A federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking forfeiture to the Federal Government $5.316 million linked to the former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and six others domiciled in Skye Bank Plc. The trial judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, struck

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President Ramaphosa Leaves London Meeting to Address South Africa Protests

    President Cyril Ramaphosa left a Commonwealth leaders meeting in London to return to South Africa Thursday following clashes between protesters and police in the Northwest Province, his spokesman said. “To pay attention to the situation in the North West, the president has decided to cut short his participation in the Commonwealth

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Russia prepares for war, sends warships towards Syria in case US,allies launch another attack

  Russia has sent two warships carrying tanks and military equipment towards the Middle East following co-ordinated military action in Syria. The boats were spotted on The Bosphorus on Sunday, as Vladimir Putin warned that the world would experience ‘chaos’ if Syria was attacked again. The vessels are believed to be making their

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Russia’s Putin predicts global ‘chaos’ if West hits Syria again

  Putin has reacted to the attacks by western allies on Syria. In a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani, Putin and Rouhani agreed that the Western strikes had damaged the chances of achieving a political resolution in the seven-year Syria conflict, according to a Kremlin statement. "Vladimir Putin, in particular,

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