Russian foreign minister says Mali’s turn towards private Russian firms done ‘on legitimate basis’.
As hundreds gather to protest results, President Putin says they were ‘held openly and in accordance with the law’.
The security pact between the US, UK and Australia did not cause a rift within NATO, but it is not helping, either.
Northern Ethiopia has been racked by more than 10 months of war that has left thousands dead.
Attack targeting a convoy going into the presidential palace is claimed by the armed group al-Shabab.
Germany’s vote on Sunday marks the end of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 16 years in office.
Senior party members cited Ennahdha’s failure to confront what they called an ‘imminent tyrannical danger’.
Democracy group is the latest of many civil society bodies to fold over the past year under government pressure.