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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department declined on Tuesday to defend a congressional ally of former President Donald J. Trump in a lawsuit accusing them both of inciting supporters at a rally in the hours before the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.Law enforcement officials determined that Representative Mo Brooks,......
Sadly, Afghanistan for a good part of its history has been at war with itself. Foreign powers have sometimes provoked these wars and sometimes joined them. The United States joined the battle twice, but is leaving now because these conflicts are beyond resolution by foreign powers – especially by......
Since 2011, Syria has been ravaged by a civil war that has seen numerous atrocities committed against its civilian population, including torture and war crimes. In the face of such abuses, there have repeatedly been calls for accountability.......
When it comes to the European Union’s global vaccine drive, the bloc’s members “have their geo-strategic calculations in mind, and will likely favor countries that are friendly or important to European interests,” according to one ASEAN expert. With Covid cases surging in many Southeast Asian countries amid a slow......
WASHINGTON -- Congressional investigators expanded their inquiry Monday of political interference at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under former President Donald Trump, citing newly obtained documents and additional reports of the administration's meddling in government scientists' work. The expanded investigation cen...
"These numbers are extraordinary. We are seeing nearly 1,000 new cases in Orange County daily. Those are the numbers we saw at the highest peak last year," Mayor Jerry Demings, a Democrat, said Monday during a news conference. "So a thousand a day is extraordinary. We are now in......
A series of deals between China and Iraq in the run-up to this week’s visit of Iraq President Mustafa al-Kadhimi to Washington, including the latest involving China’s build-out of Iraq’s critical Fao refinery complex, might finally push the U.S. into formulating a genuinely workable strategy......
SARAJEVO – Bosnian Serb political representatives have pledged to block decision-making in the country’s institutions in protest over a recent move by the top international envoy in Bosnia to outlaw genocide denial. “We will not live in a country where someone can impose a law by simply publishing it......
ROME (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned that climate change and conflict are both a consequence and a driver of poverty, income inequality and food prices.Guterres also told a meeting in Rome that the world’s food system generates a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. That......
Singapore's GIC reported annualized real returns for the 20 years through March 31 — the sovereign wealth fund's preferred metric for long-term performance — rebounded sharply to 4.3% from the 2.7% gains it reported for the two decades ended March 2020. The prior year's figure dropped from 3.4% the......
President accused of attack on Tunisian democracy after sacking the country’s prime minister and suspending parliament.Tunisia’s president described his election victory in 2019 as “like a new revolution” – and on Sunday night he brought huge crowds of supporters onto the streets by sacking the government and freezing parliament......
WE'VE uploaded 20 of the top entrants to our Sunday National Yessay competition in this section of our website. Our subscribers can read these and then cast a vote for the best by clicking here. There were many more than the 20 entries that we loved... so......