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Tunisian police arrest two MPs opposed to Pres Kais Saied

August 3, 2021 0 Comments

Two parliament members in Tunisia have been placed in provisional detention, according to a statement from an opposition party. Late last week,…

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Iran health minister calls for ‘military’ enforced lockdown

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Iran’s health minister has called for two weeks of lockdowns enforced by armed forces and law enforcement to curb the alarmingly fast…

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Afghan President blames ‘abrupt’ US exit for worsening security

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Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has blamed the country’s deteriorating security on the United States deciding “abruptly” to withdraw its troops. Presenting his…

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Eight dead as fire sweep through Turkey tourist resort

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At least eight people have been killed in wildfires that have ripped through southern Turkey, ravaging coastal resorts and forcing tourists to…

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UK summons Iranian ambassador after oil tanker drone attack

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Britain has summoned the Iranian ambassador to London for a meeting at the Foreign Office, accusing Tehran of an “unlawful attack” by…

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EU sanctions Nicaragua’s first lady, vice-president over human rights violations

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The European Union has slapped sanctions on Nicaragua’s first lady and Vice-President Rosario Murillo and seven other senior officials accused of serious…

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Six civilians killed, several wounded in CAR rebel attack

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The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) says six civilians were killed in a rebel attack in the…

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Afghanistan: Taliban continue attacks on three major cities

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Fighting is raging around three major cities in south and west Afghanistan, as Taliban militants seek to seize them from government forces….

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Refund for disappointed tourists to $2.8m mound of earth

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It’s the home of Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and that great big wheel spinning beside the Thames, but London’s newest…

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Ecuador revokes Julian Assange’s citizenship

July 29, 2021 0 Comments

An Ecuadorian court on Monday ruled in favor of revoking the citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a judgment published…