Category: World

Putin hosts Assad in Sochi ahead of key Syria summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for talks at which the two men agreed that the focus in the Syrian conflict was now switching from military operations to the search for a political solution. In comments that were released by the Kremlin early on Tuesday, Putin told the Syrian leader he wanted

Resisting calls to resign, Mugabe now faces impeachment

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe came under increasing pressure to quit Monday as his ruling party said it would move to impeach him and the army revealed his likely successor would soon return to the country. In a televised address late Sunday, the 93-year-old president had flouted expectations he would step down after the military’s takeover,