Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was believed to be in South Africa, was expected to be sworn in Friday as the country’s second president since independence from Britain in 1980.
The trial in front of an international tribunal lasted more than four years and involved testimony from nearly 600 witnesses. Mladic, 74, has been sentenced to life in prison.
Observers say the move suggests a possible attempt by the government to ensure the loyalty of Citgo, the U.S. subsidiary of Venezuela’s state-owned oil giant.
Rohingya Muslim women carry blankets and other supplies they collected from aid distribution centers in Bangladesh. (Wong Maye-E/Associated Press)
Rohingya Muslim women carry blankets and other supplies they collected from aid distribution centers in Bangladesh. (Wong Maye-E/Associated Press)
The statement by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could signal a greater push by the Trump administration to impose wider sanctions against Burmese authorities and others blamed in the humanitarian crisis.
A search was underway for three others aboard the aircraft, which had been traveling to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier off Japan’s coast. This is the latest incident to befall the 7th Fleet.

The country desperately needs large-scale shipments of fuel, food, water and medicine.

The principal said the school will “substantially alter” the design of the statue.

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