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Congo in Crisis as President  Delays Election
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Congo in Crisis as President Delays Election

The Democratic Republic of Congo remains in a state of crisis as President Joseph Kabila delays the country’s scheduled November elections until December 2018, citing voter registration issues.

“We have decided to delay the elections to avoid locking out a …

Vietnam Arrests Blogger for Anti-State Propaganda
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Vietnam Arrests Blogger for Anti-State Propaganda

HANOI, Vietnam—Police in Vietnam have arrested a blogger for anti-state writings which they said distorted the truth, tarnished the country’s leaders and instigated the public to oppose the government.

Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, 37, was accused of conducting propaganda against …

US Accuses Russia, Syria of War Crimes
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US Accuses Russia, Syria of War Crimes

WASHINGTON—The United States called Friday for a war crimes investigation of Russia and Syria, ramping up the rhetoric against Moscow for its part in a deadly military offensive in Aleppo while potentially making it harder to restart diplomatic efforts to …