24 Jan 2022

Burkina Faso President Kabore detained at military camp, sources say

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by soldiers. The president was detained after heavy gunfire around his residence Sunday night in Ouagadougou. Gunfire rang out from many military camps throughout Burkina Faso as soldiers demanded more support for their fight against Islamist militants, the

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21 Jan 2022

Almost entire town leveled after explosives delivery truck crash in Ghana

A blast in western Ghana on Thursday killed at least 17 people after a motorcycle collided with a vehicle carrying explosives. 59 additional people were injured in the explosion.A small town, Apiate, appears to have been completely leveled. The explosion caused every building to collapse and trap people and animals

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21 Jan 2022

Ukraine tension: Urgent US-Russia talks in Geneva as invasion fears grow

US Secretary of State and Russian Foreign MInister met in Geneva on Friday for talks as fears grow that Russia may invade Ukraine. Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized that these talks were an attempt to see if diplomacy was a viable option for the two countries. Russian Foreign MInister

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21 Jan 2022

US extradites second suspect in assassination of Haiti’s President

A second subject in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been extradited to the United States. Rodolphe Jaar will be presented with the charges on Thursday in his initial court appearance in Miami. Jaar is one of several suspects that has been at large for months after the

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21 Jan 2022

What next for Iran and Russia ties after Raisi-Putin meeting?

Ebrahim Raisi expressed hope that the first visit to Moscow by an Iranian president in almost five years would lead to a turning point in relations with Russia. During a three-hour meeting on Wednesday, Raisi and Vladimir Putin supported improving bilateral ties and discussed regional and international issues. Iran’s petroleum

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20 Jan 2022

Three children killed as temperatures plummet in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan

Three Syrian children have died after thousands of people were put in danger due to heavy winter storms in the region. Humanitarian organization CARE reported on the situation, warning that the heavy onslaught of winter storms is exacerbating the living situation of internally displaced Syrians and Syrians who have relocated

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20 Jan 2022

North Korea says it will reconsider its moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests

On Thursday, North Korea stated that it plans to evaluate all of its temporally suspended activities and bolster its defense against the United States. The announcement may be a reference to its self-imposed moratorium on testing nuclear weapons. The moratorium has been in place since 2017. Pyongyang is banned from

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20 Jan 2022

Cloned Dept. of Labor Site Hawks Fake Government Contracts

A convincing yet illegitimate government procurement portal is advertising the opportunity to submit a bid for government projects. However, the site harvests credentials from unassuming victims instead. The phishing campaign is targeting aspiring government vendors with an invitation to bid on fake federal projects within the US Department of Labor.

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19 Jan 2022

Ukraine warns Russia has ‘almost completed’ build-up of forces near border

Ukraine has warned that Russia is nearly finished with its build-up of forces on the border of the two countries. The military buildup could be used for an offensive against Ukraine, exacerbating fears that Moscow could launch an invasion at any time. Russia has now deployed more than 127,000 troops

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19 Jan 2022

Saudi led-coalition launches airstrikes on Yemeni capital after deadly Houthi drone strike in Abu Dhabi

On Monday, the Saudi led-coalition fighting in Yemen launched airstrikes on the Yemeni capital. The airstrikes come shortly after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a deadly drone attack that occurred in the United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabia’s state run media outlet took to Twitter to address the military action,

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