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Sudan braces for massive demonstrations in support of civilian rule

Around one million people are expected on the streets of capital Khartoum and other cities to demand a democratic transition to civilian rule amid tensions between PM Hamdok’s government and the military Sudanese protesters take to the streets in the capital Khartoum during a demonstration demanding the dissolution of the transitional government, on October 20, […]

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NATO Defense Ministers Meeting To Discuss ‘Master Plan’ To Deter Russian Threat

NATO defense ministers are set to discuss a so-called “master plan” to defend the alliance against any potential Russian attack following a showdown with Moscow that saw Kremlin envoys to the alliance stripped of accreditation. The dispute isn’t on the agenda of the two-day meeting on October 21 in Brussels, but the ministers of the […]

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US!Mexico border crossing arrests reach record highs: Reports

The Biden administration is facing growing criticism for its treatment of migrants seeking protection at its border. US authorities reportedly detained 1.7 million migrants trying to cross the US-Mexico border this fiscal year – marking an all-time high and highlighting the deepening political and humanitarian challenges the Biden administration is facing on immigration. The figures […]

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Will Biden be the Grinch this year?

The minutiae of supply chains makes for boring dinner table talk, but it’s increasingly becoming a hot topic of conversation now that packages are taking much longer to arrive in the consumer-oriented US, while prices of goods soar. With the issue unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, right-wing media have dubbed President Biden the Grinch […]

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What lies ahead for women and girls in Afghanistan under Taliban rule?

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 20 (ANI): Amid the Taliban gaining control of Afghanistan, there is widespread concern that the withdrawal of US and allied forces would spell disaster for even the modest gains achieved for women and girls in Afghanistan. For two decades, Western powers encouraged Afghan women and girls to earn degrees, join the media, […]

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Turkey signs energy, defence deals with Nigeria in first presidential trip

President Erdogan met Nigerian counterpart Buhari at the Presidential Palace in Abuja, with both leaders vowing to deepen ties and cooperation. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari speak at press conference in Abuja, Nigeria. October 20, 2021. (AA) Turkey and Nigeria have signed multiple bilateral agreements, extending from energy to defence. […]

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro accused of homicide in Covid response probe

Senator leading probe into Covid handling recommends 13 criminal charges be brought against President Bolsonaro, including genocide against indigenous population for a series of actions that left their communities vulnerable to virus. Demonstrators pay tribute to Brazil’s 600,000 Covid deaths and protest against President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of pandemic, in Brasilia on October 8, 2021. […]