Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has vowed to step up the fight against the al-Shabab Takfiri terrorist group following the weekend truck bombing that claimed the lives of over 300 people in the capital Mogadishu.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev's chosen successor Sooronbay Jeenbekov was Sunday tipped to win a presidential election, defying predictions of a second round and fears of instability in the Central Asian country.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that a re-run of August’s nullified presidential election would go ahead as planned on Oct. 26 after opposition leader Raila Odinga said he was withdrawing from the “unfair” race.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned of the adverse consequences of starting wars and escalating conflicts in the Middle East, urging all regional countries to make an effort to establish sustainable peace and stability.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country’s army forces are supporting a full-scale military operation, which has just begun by the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA), aimed at liberating militant-held areas in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib.
US President Donald Trump will unveil a proposal to cut personal and corporate taxes by at least $5 trillion over 10 years, under a sweeping White House and Congressional plan that aims to slash the corporate tax rate by 15 percent, one of the lowest rates in the industrial world.