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French president calls for new elections in Kosovo’s northern districts
French President Emmanuel Macron called Thursday for new elections in four northern municipalities of Kosovo after a meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Macron said at a press conference following the second summit of the European...
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Brazil’s Congress weakens environmental, Indigenous ministries
Brazil’s conservative-majority Congress has voted to scale back the authority of two ministries dedicated to upholding Indigenous rights and protecting the environment, following opposition from the South American nation’s powerful agribusiness industry. In a 51-9 Senate vote on Thursday, Brazilian...
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Iran's uranium capable of making 3 to 5 nuclear bombs: ex-Israeli official
A former head of Israel’s military intelligence on Thursday claimed that Iran possesses a quantity of uranium capable of making three to five nuclear bombs. Speaking to the Israeli public broadcaster KAN, Amos...
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Zimbabwean parliament passes 'controversial' Patriotic Bill
The Zimbabwean parliament has passed a "controversial" Patriotic Bill that criminalizes any citizen who meets with foreign diplomats or foreign government functionaries in terms of association, assembly, and speech. The ruling Zimbabwe Africa National...
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Thousands to march in Jerusalem Pride parade under Israel’s most right-wing government ever
Thousands of people are expected to march in Jerusalem's Pride parade Thursday, an annual event that is taking place this year under Israel’s most right-wing government ever, stacked with openly homophobic members. The march in the conservative city is always tense and tightly secured by police, and...
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White House announces sanctions in Sudan as warring sides fail to abide by cease-fire
WASHINGTON — The White House announced Thursday that it will levy sanctions against people "who are perpetuating the violence" in Sudan as warring sides fail to abide by a cease-fire agreement. The United States is imposing visa restrictions on specific people in Sudan, including officials...
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US sanctions Iranian officials accused of plotting assassinations abroad including against Bolton and Pompeo
The Biden administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officials accused of plotting assassinations abroad, including against former national security adviser John Bolton and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Thursday’s sanctions target Mohammad Reza...
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Zimbabwe outlaws criticism of government ahead of elections
The "Patriotic Bill" criminalizes comments that damage "the national interest of Zimbabwe." The move comes just months before the next election. Lawmakers in Zimbabwe passed a controversial bill late on Wednesday that outlaws criticism of the country's government. The bill, which is due to be...
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Senegal opposition leader Sonko convicted of corrupting youth, acquitted of rape
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was convicted Thursday of corrupting youth but acquitted on charges of raping a woman who worked at a massage parlor and making death threats against her. The court sentenced Sonko to two...
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World Health Organization: Pandemic Treaty Hidden Agenda ( Maverick News )
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