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Afghan VP Dostum to return after more than a year in exile

2 months, 27 days ago
KABUL: Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum is expected to return to Kabul Sunday, more than a year after fleeing the country during an investigation into the rape and torture of a political rival.  The powerful ethnic Uzbek leader…

Zimbabwe ex-army chief who helped oust Mugabe sworn in as VP

9 months, 21 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former army commander who led a military takeover that helped end Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule was on Thursday sworn in as one of the country's two vice presidents. General Constantino Chiwenga, 61, took the oath…

PPP senator expresses alarm at mounting external debt

11 months, 18 days ago
KARACHI: Pakistan People Party Parliamentarians (PPP-P) Vice President Senator Sherry Rehman slammed the government over Pakistan’s mounting external debt which has swollen to a whopping $83 billion. The senator in a statement said the…

Pence denies double standard as private email use uncovered

1 year, 7 months ago
WASHINGTON:  US Vice President Mike Pence denied charges of hypocrisy on Friday, after it emerged he used a private email as governor of Indiana and while lambasting Hillary Clinton for doing the same. Pence said there was "no comparison…

Sanctions threaten Iran climate efforts: vice president

1 year, 11 months ago
TEHRAN: Iran's vice president and environment chief, Massoumeh Ebtekar, has told AFP that the West's failure to fully implement the nuclear deal and lift sanctions are endangering her country's efforts to meet climate targets. In an…

Kaine, Pence clash from start of vice presidential debate

2 years, 13 days ago
FARMVILLE: Vice presidential hopefuls Tim Kaine and Mike Pence launched into their only debate of the campaign Tuesday, immediately clashing on the reputations, experiences and policies of their bosses chasing the White House. Democrat…

North Korea executes vice premier for education: Seoul

2 years, 1 month ago
SEOUL: North Korea has put to death a vice premier and sent two other officials away for re-education, South Korea said Wednesday, following media reports of a high profile execution in the secretive state.