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Angola swears in first new president for 38 years

LUANDA: Jose Eduardo dos Santos's 38-year reign over Angola finally came to an end Tuesday when his hand-picked successor Joao Lourenco was inaugurated as president at a ceremony in Luanda. Lourenco read an oath in which he vowed "on my…

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

PANAMA CITY: Panama's former dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega, who died in Panama City late on Monday, was physically diminished after decades of imprisonment for crimes committed during his 1983-1989 rule. Noriega, 83, passed away in the…

Philippine dictator Marcos given hero’s burial

MANILA: Ex-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the national heroes' cemetery in a secretive ceremony Friday, outraging opponents who said it whitewashed his brutal rule and tainted the famous 1986 "People Power" revolution…

War of words escalates as Clinton knocks Trump

SAN BERNARDINO: Hillary Clinton launched stinging criticism of Donald Trump on Friday, even suggesting her likely Republican presidential opponent wants to be America's "dictator," as she proclaimed she will be the Democratic flag bearer…

Nisar terms Karachi operation ‘apolitical’

LONDON: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the Karachi operation is 'apolitical', yet a few people linked with political parties have been rounded up during the crackdown on criminals and terrorists in the metropolis, …