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US top Security official defend federal troops’ use of force in...

United States top Homeland Security officials vow to 'maintain' presence as nationwide criticism over the federal response to Portland protests grows. Top Homeland Security officials...

Oregon takes legal action against federal agents

Oregon state's prosecutor sued federal agencies for 'unlawful law enforcement' and enforcement tactics they have used, amid continued protests in Portland. Portland protesters have taken...

Democratic presidential candidate faces party pressure as running mate search continues

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to choose a candidate for vice president from a shortlist of women by early August. Biden is facing...

Israeli PM faces pushback on money-for-all Covid plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu $6bn grant proposal for citizens to alleviate economic crisis opposed by some officials. Israel's Prime Minister has gotten a lukewarm...

Ethiopia begins filling Nile Dam

Ethiopia has started filling the Grand Renaissance dam, a giant hydroelectric project it is building on the Blue Nile,after talks became deadlocked. “The construction of...

Sudan to permit drinking alcohol for non-Muslims,ban female genital mutilation

Sudan to allow non-Muslims to consume alcohol and strengthen women’s rights, including banning female genital mutilation (FGM), its justice minister said. About 3% of Sudan’s...

Bulgarian President Radev calls for Borissov and government to resign

Bulgarian President Ruman Radev is calling for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his government to resign amid anti-corruption protests. Bulgaria's president is calling on the...

DRC Justice Minister Celestin Tunda resigns after dispute

DRC Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tenders resignation after a dispute with President Felix Tshisekedi over judicial reform proposals. The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Justice...

Civil rights audit blasts Facebook’s handsoff policy on Trump posts

Civil rights audit commissioned comes as some 900 advertisers boycott the social media site.Auditor considers Facebook decision as terrible precedent Facebook Inc's decisions to allow...

Tunisian Al Watania refuses to be part of parliamentary committee

Tunisian Al Watania refuses to be part of parliamentary committee of investigation into suspected conflict of interest involving PM Elyes Fakhfakh. Al Watania parliamentary group...

United States looking to ban TikTok

United States is considering banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over allegations Beijing is using them to spy on users. Comments come as more...

Emmanuel Macron reshuffles government to rescue coronavirus-ravaged economy

Emmanuel Macron’s reshuffled government with conservatives given prominent roles in efforts to rescue France’s coronavirus-ravaged economy. Reappointed as finance minister, Bruno Le Maire promised a...

US Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down, setback to Trump

US federal judge sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is...

Hong Kong released additional details of controversial China law

Hong Kong released additional details of China’s new national security law for former British colony,security forces can stop people from leaving the city. Hong Kong...

British historian quits Cambridge over slavery remarks

British constitutional historian David Starkey quit at Cambridge University after he drew criticism for his remarks saying slavery was not genocide. The comments from Professor...

George Bush close officials endorse Biden

The '43 Alumni for Biden' super PAC seeks to unseat President Donald Trump, who they say is unfit to lead the United States. Hundreds of...

Israel Uncertain over controversial process of West Bank annexation

Israel has signaled that occupied West Bank annexation controversial plan not imminent as Palestinians gather for renewed protests. An announcement on Israel's planned annexation of...

Healthcare workers staged protest across France demanding pay hikes

Healthcare workers rallies demanding pay hikes come as the French government prepares to wrap up weeks of talks on hospital overhauls. Doctors, nurses and other...

Democrats in US Congress propose extensive police reforms

Democrats in US Congress unveiled a sweeping package of legislation aimed at combating police violence and racial injustice. Responding to two weeks of protests across...

Hong Kong legislature passes China national anthem

Hong Kong's legislature approved a contentious bill that makes it illegal to insult Chinese anthem,critics see as sign of China tightening grip on city. Bill...

Beijing warns UK interfering HK affairs will backfire

Beijing has warned United Kingdom after Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised sanctuary for three million who may flee Hong Kong. China has warned the United...

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong dragged out of legislative session

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong were dragged out of a legislative council session in a melee that broke out over a bill. Several pro-democracy lawmakers...