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Turkish Police Detain 150 Soldiers Over Failed Coup In 2016

Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 150 soldiers over their alleged links to a network accused of orchestrating a coup attempt in 2016. Police forces launched massive simultaneous operations in 53 provinces upon the...

EU Foreign Affairs Ministers To Issue Sanctions For Rights Abuses

The European Union’s 27 foreign affairs ministers are expected to endorse sanctions against various individuals and entities for human rights abuses on Monday, according to EU diplomats. At a meeting in Brussels, the ministers are...

Denmark Reports Two Cases Of Serious Illness, Including One Death, After AstraZeneca Shot

Denmark said on Saturday that one person had died and another fell seriously ill with blood clots and cerebral haemorrhage after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination. The two, both hospital staff members, had received the...

COVID-19: British PM Imposes Fresh Total Lockdown On London

Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed a full lockdown on London and large parts of southeast England and told the public across the country to avoid travel, in a desperate attempt to stop a new...

COVID-19: U.S. VP Mike Pence Takes Vaccination Publicly

The U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence were both vaccinated against COVID-19 on live television on Friday. “The American people can be confident. “We have one, and perhaps within hours two, safe...

Hungary Bans Same-sex Couples From Adopting Children

The Hungarian parliament has passed a law effectively banning same-sex couples from adopting children. The legislation put forward by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing government says only married couples can adopt, with some exceptions for...

Mitch McConnell: Top Trump Ally Breaks Silence To Congratulate Biden

A top member of US President Donald Trump's Republican Party, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has congratulated Joe Biden on winning the presidential election last month. Senator McConnell spoke after the electoral college formally confirmed...

U.S. Executes Second Inmate At FederalPrison In 2 Days

The Federal Government of outgoing U.S. President, Donald Trump allowed the execution on Friday of a man convicted of murder, the second within two days. Alfred Bourgeois, 56, died by lethal injection on Friday evening...

Canada, US Border To Stay Closed Till January —Trudeau

The longest international border in the world, between Canada and the United States, will remain closed until January 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. “Canada and the United States...

COVID: Record Deaths In Germany, Russia

Germany is facing calls for a second lockdown before Christmas after recording 585 deaths and 29,875 new infections in one day - the highest numbers since the pandemic began. "We have to act urgently. We...

US Supreme Court Rejects Trump-backed Bid To Overturn Election

The US Supreme Court has rejected an unprecedented attempt to throw out election results in four battleground states that was backed by President Donald Trump. The lawsuit, filed this week by the state of Texas,...
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UN Chief Decries Inequalities In Global power relations’

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Friday decried what he described as the “inequalities at the foundations of global power relations”. Guterres, in a video message to the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum, said a...

5 persons injured in shooting in S. African capital

A total of five people were shot and injured at a taxi rank in Pretoria on Friday and the motive is unknown, said the South African police on Friday. The police said two people randomly...

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