Category: World

Al Qaeda leader in the Islamic Maghreb killed in Mali

Abdelmalek Droukdal was a member of the Al-Qaida steering committee and commanded all Qaida groups in North Africa and the Sahel strip. Al Qaeda leader in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdal, was killed by French forces in northern…
Moscow launches electronic pass to control containment

The Russian capital is strengthening containment control while its medical services are on the brink of rupture, say city authorities.   The city of Moscow, whose health services are overloaded, launched Monday an electronic pass system strengthening the control of…
Putin Flies Help to Virus-Stricken Italy, Exploiting EU Fumble

As soon as Vladimir Putin got off the phone with the desperate Italian prime minister, Russian aid was being loaded onto military planes, headed for the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.   The consignment was given a high-profile reception by…