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India hopes to avoid sanctions over Russian missile deal

NEW DELHI, Apr 13 (AFP): India is hopeful it will avoid US sanctions over its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile system, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told AFP.New Delhi has been "heard and understood" by the US administration over its accord to buy the S-400 missile defence system for $5.2 billion,...

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Graft scandals overshadow ANC's election bid in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Apr 13 (AFP): With less than four weeks to go until South Africans vote in a general election, corruption scandals again threaten to tear open old rivalries within the long-governing African National Congress.After 25 years in power, widespread graft allegations have tainted the ruling party, which forced out shamed...

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