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Mutinous soldiers seal off access to Ivory Coast's second city

Mutinous soldiers seal off access to Ivory Coast's second city

They said that the government has asked for a delay in these payments in order to ease financial pressure on the country's treasury, citing a collapse in revenues after a major collapse in the price of cocoa, Ivory Coast's main export. The gunfire erupted after disgruntled troops sealed off the area in the Plateau district of the Abidjan, the country's economic capital, an AFP correspondent said.



India to skip China's Belt and Road Forum

The May 14-15 summit, which is expected to strengthen Xi's power base as he gets set to begin his second five-year tenure later this year, will be attended by 29 heads of state and government, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. In his six-day sojourn, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to meet high-level Chinese leadership. From Nepal, deputy prime minister and finance minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara will lead the delegation.


4 dead as explosions rock University of Maiduguri again

4 dead as explosions rock University of Maiduguri again

While interrogating them, the two suicide bombers detonated their explosives devices which injured one of the securities and killed another. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) based in Maiduguri, confirmed the death of four persons, including the bombers, in a statement on Saturday by Mal.



Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn launches election campaign with extraordinary "rigged systems" rant

Labour's embattled Corbyn, meanwhile, faces speculation that a dismal performance in the election would spell the end of his time at the helm of the fractured 117-year-old party. According to the Times she will offer a "regulatory compromise" in how the number of overseas students in the United Kingdom is calculated so she can get the Higher Education and Research Bill through the Commons before the election , amid the threat of a backbench rebellion on the issue.



Pakistan, China have more potential to strengthen bilateral cooperation: President Xi

India is yet to confirm its participation in the B&R Forum. The Prime Minister informed the Chinese premier that Pakistani delegation that will attend the forum also includes all the four chief ministers. An important part of the OBOR project is the CPEC corridor, which has brought $46 billion worth investment to Pakistan. In the last one year, India and China have locked horns over multiple issues including India's entry into the NSG club, United Nations ban against Jaish-e-Muhammad ...



BC Green leader begins talks with other parties

With such a narrow margin separating the NDP and the Liberals in this riding, it's possible the absentee ballots could result in Courtenay-Comox switching red - which would hand the Liberals the 44 seats needed to form a majority government.