Angola’s UNITA opposition party challenges election results

Angola’s main opposition party on Tuesday said it had submitted legal complaints challenging the electoral commission’s finding that the governing party won last week’s election but the body said it had not received any complaints related to it. In a statement on Tuesday, the opposition party, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola… Read More Angola’s UNITA opposition party challenges election results

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi visits Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog, ignoring gunfire he said had come uncomfortably close, visited the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine on Thursday and said his experts would stay at the facility. Rafael Grossi, who spent several hours at the plant, said he would continue to worry until the situation at Zaporizhzhia had… Read More IAEA chief Rafael Grossi visits Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

Russian oil executive Ravil Maganov falls to death from hospital window

Ravil Maganov, the chairman of Russia’s second-largest oil producer Lukoil, died on Thursday after falling from a hospital window in Moscow, two sources familiar with the situation said, becoming the latest in a series of businessmen to meet with sudden unexplained deaths. The sources confirmed reports by several Russian media that the 67-year-old had plunged… Read More Russian oil executive Ravil Maganov falls to death from hospital window

Malaysian court jails former first lady Rosmah Mansor for ten years on graft charges

A Malaysian court on Thursday sentenced Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, to a decade in prison for seeking and receiving bribes in exchange for government contracts, just days after her husband was jailed for corruption. Rosmah will also have to pay a fine of 970 million ringgit (an equivalent of… Read More Malaysian court jails former first lady Rosmah Mansor for ten years on graft charges