The Top 3 World news on August 26, 2023 was preceded by the news that the day before Yevgeny Prigozhin died in a plane crash, a Russian official visited Libya to reassure his allies that troops from the Wagner Group would remain in the country – but under Moscow’s control.
While in second place, multimillionaire Vivek Ramaswamy, a former biotechnology executive of Indian descent, managed to attract the attention of supporters of the Republican Party as a candidate for the United States presidential candidate.
Meanwhile, in third place, the Indonesian National Police confirmed that the suspected killer of an Indonesian citizen named Joshi Putri Chahyani, 23 years old, in Gunma Prefecture, Japan, had been arrested.
1. The day before Prigozhin died, the Russian Deputy Minister of Defense said that Wagner would have a new commander
The day before Yevgeny Prigozhin died in a plane crash, a Russian official visited Libya to assure allies that troops from the Wagner Group would remain in the country – but under Moscow’s control.
Meeting in Benghazi, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yunus-Bek Yevkurov told eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, that Wagner forces will report to the new commander, said a Libyan official familiar with the meeting.
2. Facts about the future presidential candidate Ramaswamy: Indian descent, rapper, encourages Ukraine to hand over territory to Russia
Multi-millionaire Vivek Ramaswamy, a former biotechnology executive of Indian descent, managed to win the attention of Republicans as a presidential candidate in the debate Wednesday night, August 23, 2023.
The 38-year-old man and staunch defender of Donald Trump, declared his campaign for president in February. While still in the single digits in most opinion polls, he has beaten many of his rivals, most notably Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who is now battling to maintain his status in second place.
3. The alleged killer of Indonesian citizen Joshi Putri Chahyani in Japan was arrest
The Indonesian National Police confirmed that the suspected killer of an Indonesian citizen named Joshi Putri Chahyani 23 years old. In Gunma Prefecture, Japan, has been arrested. “As a result of coordination, the Japanese police have succeeded in arresting. The alleged perpetrators of the murder of the victim JPC on August 24, 2023.” Said the Head of the International Relations Division or Interpol Indonesia Inspector General Pol. Krishna Murti in Jakarta, Thursday, 24 August 2023.
The suspect perpetrator, he said, was arrest by Japanese police at a station in Tokyo at 13:25 Tokyo time. However, he continue, it had not been officially confirme that the person arrest was the perpetrator of the murder.