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The Sudanese President, Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, have agreed to conduct a follow up meeting on South Sudan peace agreement. (Nyamile)
China is weighing up fitting its only operational aircraft carrier with a futuristic launch system as it aims to match US naval power.
A plan is being considered to fit electromagnetic catapults to the Liaoning aircraft carrier in advance of a new generation of carriers entering service, reports the South China Morning Post. (9 news-Australia)
Far-right Spanish party Vox is on track to get a global soapbox as it takes part in the much-hyped trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders as a “popular prosecutor” — a Spain-specific legal mechanism that has left Madrid embarrassed.
Vox burst on to the political scene by winning 12 seats in southern Andalusia’s regional parliament in December. (Digital Journal)