Nigeria Elections: ‘Snatch ballot at your life’s expense’ – PMB
By Guardian Exclusive
20 February 2019 | 8:54 am
Nigeria's president Muhammad Buhari thrust himself in the eye of the storm after that statement during his party caucus meeting yesterday.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been facing growing criticism over his response to his country's earthquake disaster. It comes at a time when he's gearing up for a re-election campaign, but now doubts are being cast on whether the vote will take place in May as expected.
In one of the biggest protests against President Kais Saied the UGTT labor union urged him to accept "dialogue." The union also slammed the president's "violent discourse."
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, winner of Nigeria's presidential election, will have to face countless issues in Nigeria. On the list: the economy, insecurity and a young, hopeless generation leaving the country. But how will he manage?
Pedro Castillo's ouster has led to violent anti-government demonstrations across Peru. The ruling could inflame protests, with Castillo's supporters urging his release and the resignation of his successor, Dina Boluarte.
Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, could be on track to remain in power for life.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who stands unopposed, should be elected for another four-year term at FIFA's 73rd congress in Rwanda on Thursday.
Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar has told DW that as a "welcoming country," Tunisia is surprised by the "overexaggerated and unfair" international reactions to a recent speech by President Kais Saied. Some of the president's remarks about sub-Saharan migrants have been widely criticized as inflammatory.
FRANCE 24 spoke to the former head of Saudi intelligence, Turki al-Faisal, following the announcement that Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations.
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