‘The world lost one of the greatest leaders’ in Colin Powell: US defense secretary
By Abiodun Ogundairo
18 October 2021 | 3:32 pm
"The world lost one of the greatest leaders that we have ever witnessed," US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says in Tbilisi, Georgia, after former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died of complications from Covid-19.
Lionel Messi is still at the World Cup after Argentina cruised, collapsed and finally conquered in the face of Dutch resistance. Support for the Albiceleste is felt around the world and, at least for Messi, even beyond.
Russia and Iran are collaborating more closely than ever in the areas of fighter jets and lethal drones, according to US intelligence. Moscow has rebuked Washington's assessment, as the invasion of Ukraine presses on.
The US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week is a chance for the US and countries in Africa to move closer to 'win-win' partnerships, analysts say.
Peru has plunged into a deep political crisis since the removal of its former President Pedro Castillo. Mexico says the removal should be disregarded.
Despite a graft scandal, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa survived a challenge for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) party.
US prosecutors allege he played a key role in the collapse of FTX — a cryptocurrency exchange and crypto hedge fund he founded — and hid its problems from investors.
The bipartisan committee urged the Justice Department to prosecute Donald Trump for his part in the deadly riot. It is the first time in US history that Congress has recommended charges against a former president.
Kamala Harris is the first female vice president in US history. She is now two years into her term in a job that has been far from easy. But is the VP doing what is necessary to fulfill her role?
The New York Times looks at a nearly two-year-long mystery: a vacant US ambassador position in India. Plus, Lionel Messi's post with the World Cup becomes the most liked ever on Instagram and British doctors conduct a study on the best biscuits to dunk into your cup of tea!
The National Weather Service has warned holiday travelers of a massive winter storm. Travel had been expected to inch closer to pre-pandemic levels for the first time this Christmas.
Beijing is freezing the assets of two Americans involved in Washington's policies regarding Tibet. The move follows US sanctions on Chinese officials earlier this month.
The US decision to deliver a Patriot missile system to Ukraine will not only be of military significance, but also sends a political signal to other allies, Michal Baranowski, a security analyst at the German Marshall Fund, has told DW.
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