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N. Korea ready to discuss denuclearization with US: report

Washington, United States | AFP | North Korean officials have told their US counterparts that Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss denuclearization, an assurance that could pave the way for a meeting with President Donald Trump, reports said Sunday. It is the first time the offer was made directly to …

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Trump’s choice of Bolton and Pompeo stirs war fears

Washington, United States | AFP | By tapping conservative firebrand John Bolton as his national security chief and hardliner Mike Pompeo as his top diplomat, US President Donald Trump has dramatically raised the stakes in world affairs. Now, if Trump decides to abandon the Iran nuclear deal he has an adviser …

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Trump names hawk Bolton as national security advisor

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Thursday named hardline Fox News pundit and former UN ambassador John Bolton as his new national security advisor, ousting embattled army general HR McMaster. Trump took to Twitter to announce the latest in a cascade of staff changes, one …

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Tumukunde sacking

TUMUKUNDE SACKING: How Museveni played `inner circle’ politics Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | By the time he fired the former Minister for Security; Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde, President Yoweri Museveni had been resisting pressure from within his inner circle to act. Tumukunde’s sacking was not an easy decision because he …

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Russia issues security guarantee to Arsenal fans

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russia has issued a security guarantee to Arsenal fans who will visit Moscow for a Europa League clash in the heat of a diplomatic crisis over an ex-double agent’s poisoning. Moscow on Saturday announced the expulsion of 23 British diplomats in a tit-for-tar response to …

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US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump’s administration levied sanctions against Russia’s top spy agencies and more than a dozen individuals Thursday for trying to influence the 2016 US presidential election and two separate cyberattacks. The announcement follows a lengthy delay, which had caused anger on Capitol Hill and …

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How Museveni plotted to bring police under Military’s thumb

Museveni appoints Gen.Tumwine, Magyenyi to bring ‘infiltrated’ police under Military’s thumb  Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday March 04 moved to clean up the shabby image of the country’s security agencies when he fired Police Chief Gen. Kale Kayihura and Security Minister Lt.Gen. Henry Tumukunde. Although …

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THIS WEEK: When Tumukunde praised Besigye in Rukungiri

THIS WEEK: Tumukunde praises Besigye in Rukungiri Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Security Minister, Henry Tumukunde used the funeral platform of former minister Matthew Rukikaire’s son in Rukungiri on Mar. 02 to praise his bush war comrade Dr.  KizzaBesigye. He said; “Besigye is out of government but he …

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