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Over 2,000 Migrants Demand to Leave Lesvos as New Tents Arrive; US Pledges Support

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Over 2,000 Migrants Demand to Leave Lesvos as New Tents Arrive; US Pledges Support

Migrants Portesting in Lesvos. Credit: Sto Nisi/ YouTube According to reports in Greek media, over 2,000 migrants are gathering along the main road leading toward the now burned migrant camp of Moria on Friday. They are demanding to leave the island of Lesvos, chanting “Freedom, Freedom” to police officers who are attempting to control the […]

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Coronavirus: France sets new daily record with almost 10,000 COVID-19 cases

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Coronavirus: France sets new daily record with almost 10,000 COVID-19 cases

Medical workers tend to a patient affected with COVID-19 in a Marseille hospital, southern France, Thursday, Sept.10, 2020.   –   Copyright  AP Photo/Daniel  France recorded nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday — its highest daily tally since the beginning of the pandemic. The national health agency, Santé Publique France, revealed on Thursday afternoon that 9,843 new COVID-19 infections had […]

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Suspected militia fighters kill dozens in DR Congo’s eastern Ituri province

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Suspected militia fighters kill dozens in DR Congo’s eastern Ituri province

Moroccan soldiers from the UN mission in DRC patrol in the violence-torn Djugu territory in the Ituri province, eastern DR Congo, on March 13, 2020. © Samir Tounsi, AFP (file photo) Large numbers of the population have fled following the attacks in Irumu, a territory in the province of Ituri, provincial interior minister Adjio Gidi told […]

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Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 900,000: Johns Hopkins University

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Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 900,000: Johns Hopkins University

A health worker wearing a face shield and a protective face mask checks the temperature of a man with an electronic thermometer at a school in Mumbai, India, Aug 10, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] NEW YORK – Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 900,000 on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins […]

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10 civilians killed as Afghanistan’s first vice president Saleh escapes assassination attempt unscathed

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10 civilians killed as Afghanistan’s first vice president Saleh escapes assassination attempt unscathed

KABUL: Afghanistan’s first vice president survived an assassination attempt with only light wounds after a bomb detonated near his traveling convoy in Kabul city on Wednesday morning. Taliban didn’t claim responsibility for the attack on Amrullah Saleh, which killed at least ten people and wounded a dozen others. When a convoy carrying the vice president […]

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What are Trump’s chances of winning the Nobel Peace Prize?

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What are Trump’s chances of winning the Nobel Peace Prize?

US President Donald Trump arrives at an event to discuss environmental policies at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum in Florida. Sept. 8, 2020.   – A Norwegian MP on Wednesday announced he had nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. US President Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian lawmaker “No […]

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Russia Begins Final Trials of Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine

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Russia Begins Final Trials of Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine

Russia began first deliveries of the Sputnik V vaccine for the general public this week.Sergei Kiselyov / Moskva News Agency Russia began first deliveries of the Sputnik V vaccine for the general public this week. Russia has launched Phase 3 trials of its highly touted coronavirus vaccine to determine the jab’s long-term safety and effectiveness, […]

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Deadly, resilient al-Shabab threatens to trap U.S. in ‘endless’ Somalia war

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Deadly, resilient al-Shabab threatens to trap U.S. in ‘endless’ Somalia war

An armed member of the militant group al-Shabab attends a rally on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP Photo, File) more > The Pentagon’s war against terror in Somalia was supposed to begin winding down next year, but the number of American airstrikes against al-Shabab targets keeps increasing and the Trump administration’s exit plan seems to […]

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Feds take over defense in libel suit against Trump The DOJ’s action in the lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll could shut down the case.

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Feds take over defense in libel suit against Trump The DOJ’s action in the lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll could shut down the case.

E. Jean Carroll talks to reporters outside a courthouse in New York on March 4, 2020. | AP Photo/Seth Wenig  The Justice Department is taking over the legal defense of President Donald Trump in a defamation suit brought by a New York writer who claims Trump raped her in a department store dressing room 25 […]

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World’s Leading COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Was Just Put on Hold Due to Safety Concerns

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World’s Leading COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Was Just Put on Hold Due to Safety Concerns

Testing of one of the world’s leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates has been interrupted after safety concerns have put the latest clinical trial phase on hold. The test vaccine, jointly developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and scientists at the University of Oxford, was considered a frontrunner in the global race to find a safe, effective immunisation that protects […]

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