President Vladimir Putin says Russia’s new nuclear weapons will be delivered to the country’s military within the next two years. Putin told the top brass of the Russian military in Sochi Friday that the delivery of the new Avangard hypersonic vehicle will start next year, with the new Sarmat inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) entering duty in 2020.
Japan and the European Union have notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that they are ready to implement an array of retaliatory measures against Washington in response to tariffs on steel and aluminum imports imposed by US President Donald Trump on Tokyo and the European bloc.
Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky was transferred to the central state of Kaduna, where he was arraigned before the state High Court along with his wife. A member of Islamic Movement in Nigeria said the Nigerian military forces, in cooperation with the country’s government, relocated the cleric to Kaduna on Tuesday morning.