Kazakhstan arrests ex-intelligence agency chief for treason
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Security forces appeared to have quelled massive riots in Kazakhstan although the political situation remains volatile. Karim Massimo, a close ally of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, is now suspected of treason.
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Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla has taken over as Nigeria’s new Chief of Naval Staff. Mr. Emmanuel Ogalla, a rear admiral replaced Awwal Gambo as Chief of Naval Staff. Mr. Ogalla, 55, is from Ezike Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said the Wagner mercenary group had "almost nullified" Russian President Vladimir Putin. Wagner fighters are said to have left Rostov-on-Don.
NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has signed a one-year contract extension, after months seeking a consensus replacement candidate failed to bear fruit. The announcement comes a week before a NATO leaders summit.
Just weeks after an aborted mutiny, the head of the private military group Wagner was supposed to be in exile, but Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko now claims he is actually in Russia.
ICC chief prosecutorKarim Khan, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, told FRANCE 24 that he had decided to open fresh investigations into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the ongoing fighting in Sudan. He said his office had received numerous reports from many sources of crimes such as destruction of property, executions, killings and rapes.
Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum vows democracy will prevail after mutinous soldiers detain him. Amid Russia's withdrawal from the Black Sea grain deal, President Vladimir Putin pledges free shipments to six African countries.
Perhaps sport in Lagos is the most attractive project in Nigeria today. And today we unravel the secrets to the success of this attractive project, Nigeria's newest club, Sporting Lagos. The Nutmeg speaks with Godwin Enakhena on the secret behind the wins and his objective for NPFL as Sporting Lagos debut.
The North Korean leader called for fresh drills and for weapons production to be ramped up. He also replaced a member of the military's top brass for reasons unknown.
Niger's Junta said on Sunday they had gathered enough evidence to prosecute ousted President Mohamed Bazoum for high treason following his imprisonment last month and Niger's military subsequent dissolving of the elected government.
Niger's coup leaders say they will prosecute deposed President Mohamed Bazoum for "high treason." Earlier, they reportedly said they were willing to negotiate with the West African bloc ECOWAS.
Herman Andaya's resignation comes as officials face increasing scrutiny over their response to the deadliest wildfire in recent US history. Hawaii's Attorney General has announced an independent review of the response.
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