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Libya's UN-backed government suspends interior minister over protests - 08/29/2020

Tripoli (dpa) – Libya's UN-recognized government has suspended the interior minister and said he will be questioned over recent "violations" committed against protesters in the capital, Tripoli....

US Democrats plan to hold Pompeo in contempt over RNC speech - 08/29/2020

The House Foreign Affairs Committee pulled out the big guns against Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, announcing its plans to hold him in contempt over his "alarming disregard for the law,"...

Trump in keynote speech: 'No one will be safe in Biden's America' - 08/28/2020

    Washington  - By Shabtai Gold, - President Donald Trump painted a grim picture of life in the United States if his rival, Joe Biden, wins the White House in the November...

Two opposition Hong Kong lawmakers arrested over 2019 protests - 08/26/2020

Hong Kong - The Democratic Party in Hong Kong said that two of its key members were arrested early Wednesday, calling the actions "political persecution" and "revenge" by police. Ted Hui and Lam...

New Zealand mosque attacks gunman will not speak at sentencing - 08/26/2020

Wellington - By Rebekah Lyell, - The man responsible for the deadly 2019 mosque attacks in New Zealand will not speak at his sentencing on Thursday as was expected.   The Christchurch High Court...

Australian church heads question Covid-19 vaccine using foetus cells - 08/25/2020

Sydney (dpa) – Australian church leaders have questioned the ethics of a vaccine for Covid-19, which they say uses cell lines from an aborted foetus, and asked the government to consider using an...

UN Secretary General: 120 million jobs at risk as virus hits tourism - 08/25/2020

Cape Town (dpa) - Some 120 million jobs in tourism are at risk globally due to the Covid-19 pandemic, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday.   "In the first five months...

Coalition forces in Yemen intercept drone and missile - 08/23/2020

Cairo - Coalition forces in Yemen Saturday said they intercepted and destroyed a bomb-laden drone fired at a city in southern Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels in Yemen. The spokesman of the Coalition to...

Comatose Russian activist Navalny departs for Berlin for treatment - 08/22/2020

Moscow (dpa) - Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, who spent two days in a near-fatal, comatose condition in a Siberian hospital following a possible poisoning, has departed for Berlin for...

Israel intercepts rocket fired from Gaza into country's south - 08/22/2020

Tel Aviv - By Sebastian Engel, - Israel's military said late on Friday it had intercepted a rocket launched by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip into southern Israel. According to the Israeli...
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