Russian President Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for a fourth term during a ceremony at Kremlin hall, which hosted some 5,000 guests in attendance.
Putin has been at the helm for nearly two decades in several capacities, including president and prime minister. Putin was first elected president in 2000and reelected in 2004 before stepping down in2008 to serve as prime minister under Dmitry Medvedev.
In accordance with Russian law, a president is only allowed to serve two consecutive terms, but an unlimited number of non-consecutive terms.
A twin blast in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of at least 29 people andwounded 40 others according to TOLO News, citing Ministry of Public Health officials.
Several journalists arrived to report on the first explosion when a second suicide bomber carried out an attack, officials have said. The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee confirmed that seven journalists are among the dead. Four police officials have been reported dead in the double blast.
As Mexico marks Child’s Day Tuesday, data shows that five in 10 children live in poverty in the country, while among Indigenous children, the rate goes up to eight in 10, according to a report by the National Council of Social Development Policy Evaluation (Coneval).
Nigerian police have reported that armed herdsmen opened fire on a congregation killing 16 people, and injuring others on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said neighbor Qatar should support the presence of U.S. military forces in Syria.
But the first impression is that the Brits did not answer the important questions made by Russia at the OPCW on the Skripal case, Russia pointed out.
Thousands of people belonging to the Windrush generation from all Commonwealth countries and their family members will be granted full British citizenship, the home secretary said.