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Tunisian officials say new constitution passed in vote with low turnout

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Tunisian officials say new constitution passed in vote with low turnout

A new Tunisian constitution giving far more power to President Kais Saied passed in a referendum with a 30.5 percent turnout, the electoral commission said on Tuesday, tightening his grip in what critics fear is a march to a new era of autocracy. Tunisia’s President Kais Saied gives a speech at the government’s swearing-in ceremony […]

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Why Did Al-Shabab Attack Inside Ethiopia?

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Why Did Al-Shabab Attack Inside Ethiopia?

Al-Shabab militants who crossed into eastern Ethiopia last week are still active inside the country despite claims by local officials that the force has been “destroyed,” say officials and security experts. FILE – Al-Shabab fighters march during military exercises in the Lafofe area, some 18 kilometers (11 miles) south of Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 17, 2011. […]

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From international to national: Russia to leave ISS project after 2024 . Moscow will continue to fulfill its obligations for now and send crews to the ISS

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From international to national: Russia to leave ISS project after 2024 . Moscow will continue to fulfill its obligations for now and send crews to the ISS

MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. Russia will leave the International Space Station (ISS) project after 2024 when it will focus on creating a national orbital station, Roscosmos Chief Yury Borisov said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. TASS gathered main points of what is known about Moscow’s decision to withdraw from the […]

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Ukraine war: The latest developments you need to know

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Ukraine war: The latest developments you need to know

.1 Russian missile strikes hit civilian targets, port infrastructure in Odesa and Mykolaiv Russia targeted Ukraine’s Black Sea regions of Odesa and Mykolaiv with airstrikes on Tuesday, hitting private property and port infrastructure along the country’s southern coast, the Ukrainian military said. Ukrainian serviceman “Piter” rests on his bed near mortar shells at the frontline […]

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A Game of Drones: Ukraine builds up UAV fleet

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A Game of Drones: Ukraine builds up UAV fleet

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have been the stars of Ukrainian battlefields since the beginning of the war, detecting and destroying Russian forces. If the Ukrainian armed forces have their way, this is only the beginning. The goal now is to have drones and skilled operators in “every platoon, every battalion, every brigade,” a Ukrainian Armed Forces […]

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Egypt and Somalia condemn Ethiopia over Nile dam dispute . Cairo repeats demand for Addis Ababa to enter legally binding deal on GERD project

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Egypt and Somalia condemn Ethiopia over Nile dam dispute . Cairo repeats demand for Addis Ababa to enter legally binding deal on GERD project

Egypt and Somalia have rejected unilateral actions by Ethiopia involving international river projects and are instead promoting co-ordination and consultation, a statement from the Egyptian presidency has said. A member of the Republican March Band poses for photo before at the ceremony for the inaugural production of energy at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. AFP The […]

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Which European countries are rethinking military service amid Ukraine war?

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Which European countries are rethinking military service amid Ukraine war?

“Any Frenchman is a soldier and owes himself to the defence of the nation,” declared the Jourdan Act of 1798, pioneering the concept of universal military service. Almost two centuries later, French President Jacques Chirac finally did away with the levée en masse, replacing it with “Defence and Citizenship Day”, an away day for youths […]

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Biden’s Covid-19 symptoms are ‘almost completely resolved’, Both the president and his doctor Kevin O’Connor delivered positive accounts of recovery.

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Biden’s Covid-19 symptoms are ‘almost completely resolved’, Both the president and his doctor Kevin O’Connor delivered positive accounts of recovery.

On Thursday morning, the White House Press Office announced that U.S. President Joe Biden tested positivefor COVID-19. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden and his doctor both delivered upbeat health updates on Monday, four days after Biden tested positive for Covid. “I’m feeling great. You know, I’ve had two full nights of sleep — […]

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Kryvyi Rih industries strive for survival amid war

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Kryvyi Rih industries strive for survival amid war

KRYVYI RIH, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast – The country’s industrial heavyweight, Kryvyi Rih is known globally for its metallurgy and iron exports. But it’s not only the metal industry that keeps the city of 600,000 people running. Machine-building, construction, chemical, woodworking, and textile industries provide thousands of jobs for locals. A worker of ArcelorMittal, Ukraine’s largest steel company, […]

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Britain Halts ‘Non-Essential’ Global Aid to Focus on Helping Ukraine

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Britain Halts ‘Non-Essential’ Global Aid to Focus on Helping Ukraine

The UK on Monday said it was “prioritising essential overseas aid funding” such as help for Ukraine, after a report that it had halted “non-essential” relief abroad following Russia’s invasion.  This handout picture taken and released by Ukrainian Presidential Press-Service on June 17, 2022, shows Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (R) welcoming Britain’s Prime Minister Boris […]

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