Politics

UN chief calls for a 'war-time' response to pandemic by G20 nations - 03/24/2020

New York (dpa) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for a "war-time" response package to the coronavirus pandemic from the G20 group of leading economic powers. G20 leaders "must inject...

Pro-democracy protesters no-show in Algeria over virus fears - 03/20/2020

Algiers (dpa) – For the first time in more than a year, the capital Algiers saw no pro-democracy rallies on Friday amid growing fears of an outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country, witnesses...

Iraqi president tasks ex-governor with forming new government - 03/17/2020

Baghdad - By Kadhem al-Attabi, - A former provincial governor, Adnan al-Zurfi, was tasked with forming Iraq's next government on Tuesday, the country's second attempt at finding new political...

Russia and Turkey cut short first joint patrol in Idlib - 03/15/2020

Istanbul/Moscow (dpa) - Russia and Turkey began joint patrols on Sunday along the key strategic highway which dissects Idlib, Syria's last rebel-held region, but Moscow said the patrol was cut short...

Norway completes cabinet reshuffle after Liberal leader resigns - 03/13/2020

Stockholm (dpa) - Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced two new cabinet members on Friday, following this week's surprise resignation of the leader of one her junior coalition partners....

Erdogan says two Turkish soldiers killed in Libya - 02/25/2020

Istanbul (dpa) - Two Turkish soldiers have been killed in Libya, where Turkey supports the internationally recognized government, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. "We have two martyrs...

Libya's warring parties draft ceasefire agreement - 02/24/2020

Geneva (dpa) - Libya's warring sides have prepared a draft ceasefire agreement during military talks in Geneva, the United Nations announced on Monday. The outcome of the talks, which ended on...

UN chief Guterres launches global human rights action plan - 02/24/2020

Geneva (dpa) - Governments around the world must put human rights at the centre of their work if they want to protect stability, growth and the future of our planet, UN Secretary General Antonio...

Bloomberg says he will release 3 women from non-disclosure agreements - 02/21/2020

Washington - Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, on Friday offered to release three women from non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) over complaints about alleged sexist...

Thousands gather in Warsaw to support government's judicial reforms - 02/08/2020

Warsaw - By Krzysztof Bastian, - Several thousand demonstrators gathered in Warsaw on Saturday to voice their support for the government's judicial reforms. The demonstrators gathered mid-day in...
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