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Merkel visited poisoned Russian dissident Navalny in Berlin hospital - 09/28/2020

Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Russian dissident Alexei Navalny while he was recovering in a Berlin hospital after being poisoned with a nerve agent in Russia, Navalny said on...

India's virus cases top 6 million amid concerns over festivals, polls - 09/28/2020

New Delhi - By Siddhartha Kumar, - The number of Covid-19 cases in India topped 6 million on Monday amid concerns over the country's upcoming religious festival season and polls in a populous state....

Azerbaijan declares state of war across country - 09/27/2020

Yerevan (dpa) - Azerbaijan is declaring a nationwide state of war following the outbreak of violence in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, state news agency Azertac reports.   The parliament...

Huge protests expected in Minsk after Lukashenko inauguration - 09/27/2020

Moscow -By Claudia Thaler, - Belarus on Sunday was braced for further unrest as opposition activists call for renewed display of anti-government feeling following Alexander Lukashenko's disputed...

Israel's president urges remembrance of Covid-19 deaths on Yom Kippur - 09/27/2020

Tel Aviv - Israel's President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday urged people to remember those who had died from Covid-19 during the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, which kicks off on Sunday evening. During his...

Iranian activist in critical condition ends hunger strike - 09/26/2020

Tehran – Imprisoned Iranian human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh on Saturday called off her hunger strike after almost 50 days, with those close to her citing concerns for her health. "Nasrin called...

Japan's new prime minister says he's ready to meet with Kim Jong Un - 09/26/2020

New York - Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga stated before the UN General Assembly that he wants to meet with North Korea's ruler Kim Jong Un and that Japan seeks to normalize relations...

Lebanese prime minister designate resigns without forming government - 09/26/2020

Beirut (dpa) - Lebanese Prime Minister designate Mustafa Adib, who took the job to help the country recover from August's devastating blast in Beirut, says he is stepping down without forming a new...

Berlusconi eyeing a return to football glory with Serie B side Monza - 09/23/2020

Rome - By Alvise Armellini, - The last few years have not been kind to Silvio Berlusconi, an 83-year-old man with fading political fortunes and an increasingly frail health. But Italy's former...

British lawmakers to vote on bill to override part of Brexit deal - 09/22/2020

London - By Bill Smith, - British lawmakers are set to hold key votes on a bill that would override part of the country's EU withdrawal agreement on Tuesday, despite strong opposition in Brussels,...
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