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South Africa could have new leader on Thursday

South Africa could have new leader on Thursday

Twelve officers from the South African police's Hawks unit blocked off the street leading to the Gupta's Johannesburg residence in Saxonwold and within minutes an unmarked police van had left the compound to the cheers and jeers of local residents, according to Reuters .


Julian Assange loses latest bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped

Julian Assange loses latest bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped

She went on to say that Assange appeared to be a "man who wants to impose his terms on the course of justice, whether this jurisdiction or in Sweden ". Assange wrote on Twitter that his latest legal argument hinged on an alleged "cover-up" by the British government to keep him detained. And she took the United Kingdom government to court in November 2017 in an attempt to force it to release information regarding the case .


British tourists return to Tunisia

British tourists return to Tunisia

Thirty-eight tourists, including the 30 Britons, were killed in June 2015 when Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire at the five-star Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel. But this advice was lifted from the majority of the North African country previous year. Some 440,000 people from the United Kingdom visited Tunisia in 2014, according to the Office for National Statistics.


Nagaland polls: Walkover for former CM Neiphiu Rio as NPF withdraws candidate

Nagaland polls: Walkover for former CM Neiphiu Rio as NPF withdraws candidate

Rio's win also means that NPF has lost one seat to NDPP out of the 59 seats the party is contesting. Three-time former chief minister Neiphiu Rio, who is returning to the state politics after a gap of nearly four years on an NDPP ticket from the Northern Angami-II seat of Kohima district, is the only declared uncontested candidate.


Georgia's Former President Deported from Ukraine to Poland

Georgia's Former President Deported from Ukraine to Poland

The former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has been deported to Poland after his re-detention in Ukraine yesterday. Poland's border guards said on the agency's website that Saakashvili was admitted to Polish territory Monday at the request of Ukrainian immigration authorities.


Pakistan bids farewell to 'moral compass' Jahangir

Pakistan bids farewell to 'moral compass' Jahangir

In its editorial 'Asma the fearless, Pakistan's Dawn newspaper said Jahangir was a citizen that all of Pakistan could be proud of and whom most can only hope to emulate. "She was a legendary human rights defender: pioneering, determined, calm, courageous - and a lovely human being", the office said in a tweet posted on its official account.