Earlier this week, the military seized power in Burkina Faso, ousting the country’s democratically elected president, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The coup was announced on state television Monday by a young officer who said the military had suspended the constitution and dissolved the government. Beside him sat a...read full story. "When the U.S ... .
China has thrown its political weight behind Russia as fears of it potentially invading Ukraine grows, pointing to Moscow’s “legitimate security concerns” in a call to US officials ... He also said China opposes “external interference” in how other countries are run ... The US and its NATO allies have said they are ready for any eventuality ... .
The new military leader of Burkina Faso has promised a return to the normal constitutional order "when the conditions are right". Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba led a mutiny that ousted PresidentRoch Kaboré on Monday. He blamed the president for failing to contain violence by Islamist militants ... He wrote a book on the topic last year.
A Ukrainian soldier killed five people and wounded five others after opening fire on security guards at a military factory in the centre of the country, police have confirmed. The shooting took place on Thursday morning at the Pivdenmash missile factory in Dnipro as weapons were being issued. Police are looking for the soldier, who is now on the run.
Casualties have been reported after Kyrgyz and Tajik border guards exchanged fire amid a standoff over a blocked road, in the latest clash between the former Soviet neighbours following a similar violent incident last year that killed dozens ...Tajikistan said there were casualties among its civilians and border guards, but provided no figures ... .
Three police officers are in stable condition late Thursday after they were injured with gunshot wounds�in a shootout near downtown Houston, Texas...Please avoid the area," the department announced on Twitter.
TL; DRBreakdown. White House will release executive order on cryptoThe order will view crypto as a national threatWhite House talks tough on DeFi. Cryptocurrencies have continued to gain widespread adoption from all and sundry across the financial market ... White House to view crypto as a national threat ... COMPES Act targets crypto exchanges ... ....
A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among the 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) latest update on the greater Mekong region. The conservation group’s report highlights the need to protect the rich biodiversity and habitats in the region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar... .
SEOUL. North Korea said Friday its two latest rounds of weapons tests this week were successful while vowing to bolster its nuclear “war deterrent” and speed up the development of more powerful warheads ...KCNA said Tuesday's launches were of a purported long-range cruise missile the North first tested in September ... Looking for Something? ... .
MOSCOW. The US rejection of Russia's main demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine left little ground for optimism, the Kremlin said Thursday, while adding that dialogue was still possible ... Russia denies having any such designs - and has laid out a series of demands it says will improve security in Europe. But as expected, the U.S ...The U.S ... .