Putin gives final approval to accession move

From left, Moscow-appointed head of Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo, Moscow-appointed head of Zaporizhzhia region Yevgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, Denis Pushilin, leader of self-proclaimed of the Donetsk People's Republic and Leonid Pasechnik, leader of self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic, pose for a photo during a ceremony to sign the treaties for the four regions […]

Turkish president asks Putin to resolve Ukraine crisis via talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a news conference during the NATO summit at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2021. (YVES HERMAN / REUTERS) ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to engage in negotiations to resolve the Ukrainian crisis, according to a statement […]

El Salvador president plans for re-election despite legal ban

El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele participates in the closing ceremony of a congress for cryptocurrency investors in Santa Maria Mizata, El Salvador on Nov 20, 2021. (SALVADOR MELENDEZ / AP) SAN SALVADOR – El Salvador President Nayib Bukele said Thursday he would run for re-election, despite the country's constitution prohibiting presidents from having consecutive terms. […]

Colombian president proposes ceasefire to illegal armed groups

Colombia's President Gustavo Petro attends a press conference next to Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (out of frame) at Casa Nariño Presidential Palace in Bogota, on Aug 24, 2022. (RAUL ARBOLEDA / AFP) Colombian President Gustavo Petro, who took office earlier this month, on Saturday proposed a multilateral ceasefire to all illegal armed groups operating […]

Digital Transformation in a Hybrid Workplace to be addressed by digital leaders at the #DXLeadersPH2022

MANILA, Aug 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 2nd Philippines edition of DX Leaders Strategy Forum is gearing up with the goal of constructing a future-proof hybrid work for organisations in the Philippines. The strategy forum is taking place on 24-25 August 2022 in Manila. As more employees prefer a work-from-anywhere model […]

Venezuelans protest sanctions, illegal seizures of nation’s assets

A Venezuelan airline worker holds a banner with a hashtag message that reads in Spanish: "ReturnTheAirplane" during a march in Caracas, Venezuela on Aug 9, 2022. (JESUS VARGAS / AP) CARACAS – Thousands of Venezuelans marched through the streets of the capital Caracas on Tuesday to protest US-led sanctions and illegal seizures of the nation's financial […]

Putin bans ‘unfriendly’ investors from selling key energy stakes

This general view taken on July 8, 2018, shows the Kremlin and Moscow State University (back) in Moscow, Russia. (MLADEN ANTONOV / AFP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday banning "unfriendly" investors from making transactions with their shares in strategic Russian enterprises and projects until the end of the year. […]

Senegal’s ruling party, opposition both claim victory after polls

A woman casts her vote for legislative elections, at a polling station in Dakar, Senegal on July 31, 2022. (LEO CORREA / AP PHOTO) DAKAR – Senegalese President Macky Sall's ruling party and the opposition both claimed victory after legislative elections on Sunday, while awaiting the release of official results. Former prime minister Aminata Toure, […]