Witnesses accuse Russian Wagner group of killing 9 Chinese miners in Central African Republic

EKOK, Cameroon – It was just before 5 a.m. local time when two pickup trucks carrying allegedly mercenaries from Russia’s Wagner Group stopped in front of Zaza and five other men, who were patrolling the areas near the Chimbolo gold mine in the Central African Republic . The vigilantes — who are among hundreds of … Read more

Montenegro votes in presidential poll as Djukanovic seeks third term | World news

BERLIN — Montenegro went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, pitting pro-Western incumbent Milo Djukanovic against six rivals, including four members from the pro-Serbian camp. The polling stations in the Balkan country would close at 8 p.m. The first official results were expected on Monday evening, although unofficial predictions could arrive … Read more

Taron Egerton Thrilled in Apple TV+ New movie ‘Tetris

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Tetris is the latest movie from Apple TV+ starring award-winning actor Taron Egerton (Rocketman) and chronicles the rise of the global gaming phenomenon of the same name, which was created in Russia and sparked a global licensing war in the 1980s.

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Putin makes surprise visit to occupied Mariupol | World news

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise trip to occupied Mariupol, the Ukrainian city largely destroyed during a months-long Russian siege, according to a Kremlin statement and video released on state television. The highly classified visit was Putin’s first visit to one of the four Ukrainian regions that Russia claimed to have annexed in September … Read more

Polling stations close in Kazakhstan as president waits for loyal parliament | World news

Kazakhs voted in early parliamentary elections on Sunday in what President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev called the latest phase of a government reset in response to deadly riots last year. Seven parties, including two newly registered parties, competed for 69 party-list seats in the 98-member parliament, with the rest taken by the winners of new single-mandate contests … Read more

Tanker giants spring up out of nowhere to keep Russian oil moving | World news

In an office building in central Mumbai, India, packing tape is peeling off a black door that appears to have had its handle ripped out. There is a pile of mail on the floor outside. A man from a neighboring office says staff moved a few weeks ago, to an unknown destination. Nearly 2,000 kilometers … Read more

Putin visits Mariupol on first trip to occupied Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin made a surprise weekend visit to the war-ravaged port of Mariupol, state media reported. The visit came after Putin traveled to Crimea on Saturday for an unannounced visit to mark the ninth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine, and just two days after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued … Read more

Black Sea Grains Agreement Extended in Last-Minute Negotiations | World news

MOSCOW – Russia and Ukraine have agreed to extend the crucial Black Sea grain deal. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the first to confirm that the deal would go through after Sunday. “Following our talks with both parties, we have secured the renewal of the deal, which was due to expire on March 19,” … Read more

Russia: Russia and Ukraine extend grain deal to help the world’s poor

Kyiv: An unprecedented wartime deal that allowed grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices are driving more people into poverty, was extended just before its expiration date, officials said Saturday . .The United Nations and Turkish President Recep … Read more

The head of the Russian mercenaries wants to recruit 30,000 new fighters by mid-May

The Russian Wagner chief aims to enter 30K by mid-May The Wagner group recruits an average of 500 to 800 people a day, he said Reuters, Mar 18, 2023, 7:42 PM ist updated: 18 Mar. 2023, 19:49 ist The Russian mercenary group Wagner plans to recruit about 30,000 new fighters by mid-May, founder Yevgeny Prigozhin … Read more