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  • Voting for Russia's Presidential Election Opens, Putin Hopeful for Fourth Term

    Voting for Russia's presidential election opened on Saturday in the Russian far-east at 20:00 GMT. Voting will open in the capital, Moscow, 9 hours later. With the incumbent President Vladimir Putin seeking a fourth term in the Kremlin, reports say there are hardly any heavyweight opposition candidate left in the race to challenge the clout of Putin. Though there are 7 other candidates in the fray, the most famous opposition figure in Russia Alexei Navalny was prohibited from filing candidature for the President’s post following a fraud conviction. Alexei later said that it was politically motivated.


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  • Florida Bridge Collapse Kills 6 People, Victim's Uncle Blasts at Authorities

    A newly installed pedestrian bridge in Miami (at Florida International University) collapsed on Thursday, killing 6 people. 4 victims have been identified yet. While three people (Rolando Fraga Hernandez, Oswald Gonzalez and Alberto Arias) died on the spot, the fourth victim (Navarro Brown) died at a hospital. An early Saturday statement from the university said the engineering company (Figg Bridge Engineers) constructing the bridge discussed about a crack on the structure in a meeting hours before the collapse. The technical presentation of the engineering company concluded, as the university statement, the reported crack didn’t compromise “structural integrity of the bridge&...

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  • McCabe Memos Support Trump Sought to Obstruct Justice on Russian Meddling in 2016 US Election

    Reports say ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe gave memos about conversations he had with the US President Donald Trump to an inquiry, supporting allegations that Trump sought to obstruct justice. After his sacking on Friday, McCabe vehemently denied wrongdoing in a statement. He also pointed out that he was singled out and sacked because of the actions taken by him along with the events he witnessed after sacking of ex-FBI Director James Comey. The statement also alleges that his firing recommendation report by the justice department was “accelerated” after he indicated his reporting will corroborate version of events testified by James Comey.


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  • Slovakian Political Crisis Deepens as 65,000 Protesters Call for Early Election

    Slovakian political turmoil continues as 65,000 protesters attended anti-government protests for third consecutive week. The protest continued even after Prime Minister Robert Fico resigned after the mass outrage following suspected murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova. Demonstrators believe Robert Fico will continue exercising power on the system through his replacement party colleague Peter Pellegrini. That’s why protesters press for early election, well before the 4-year term of Fico’s coalition government comes to an end in 2020. Protesters say the investigative journalist was killed as his final unfinished investigative story unravelled...

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  • Former South African President Jacob Zuma Faces Corruption Trial

    National Prosecuting Authority’s head Shaun Abrahams said trial court is the appropriate place for deciding prosecution of former South African President Jacob Zuma for 16 charges (including money laundering, racketeering, and fraud) of corruption in $2.5 billion arms deal in late 1990s. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) forced Zuma to resign last month as president of South Africa. Chief Prosecutor Shaun believes there are “reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution” in the concerned case. Reports say French arms supplier Thales is also going to face charges in the multi-billion-dollar arms deal.


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