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Germany’s AfD expelled from far-right EU parliament group

Posted by May 23, 2024

Weeks before elections, ID group says it does not want to be associated with incidents involving AfD’s Maximilian Krah.The far-right Identity and Democracy (I

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ICJ rejects emergency measures against Ecuador in Mexican embassy raid…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Mexico has urged that Ecuador be suspended from the UN in the wake of its April storming of the Mexican embassy in Quito.The International Court of Justice (ICJ

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Macron delays New Caledonia voting reform after protests

Posted by May 23, 2024

President Emmanuel Macron meets political leaders on French-ruled Pacific island, says changes won’t be implemented ‘by force’.French President Emmanuel M

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Families of Israeli captives show video of female soldiers taken…

Posted by May 23, 2024

The video released by Israeli families shows several of the young soldiers bloody and wounded near the Gaza fence on October 7.The families of five female Israe

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Is Benny Gantz a ‘centrist’ challenging Netanyahu for power in…

Posted by May 23, 2024

In his 2019 campaign for the Israeli parliament, Benny Gantz – the man many see as a likely successor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – put out a video

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Why is Israel angry some EU countries are recognising Palestine?

Posted by May 23, 2024

Ireland, Norway and Spain will formally recognise Palestine as a state for the sake of “peace in the Middle East”. Their announcement on Tuesday triggered w

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Poverty in Lebanon more than tripled in past decade: World…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Report shows country has slid into a protracted financial crisis, with Syrian refugee population hit particularly hard.Poverty in Lebanon has more than tripled

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Medics in Gaza risking their lives to save people hurt…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Izedine Lulu was besieged in Gaza’s al-Shifa Hospital when he heard that Israel had bombed his family home in November. His brothers, sisters and father had a

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Rishi Sunak names July 4 for UK general election: What’s…

Posted by May 23, 2024

British Prime Minister (PM) Rishi Sunak has announced a snap general election to be held in the United Kingdom on July 4, despite having until January next year

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‘New ground is being broken’: EU seizes Russian profits for…

Posted by May 23, 2024

A landmark EU decision this week to send Ukraine the interest earned by hundreds of billions of dollars in Russian central bank accounts on its territory is ad

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Thai court to hear ethics case calling for removal of…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Judges accept petition seeking Srettha Thavisin’s removal over cabinet appointment of lawyer who did jail time.Thailand’s Constitutional Court will examine

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US to designate Kenya as ‘non-NATO ally’ during Ruto’s state…

Posted by May 23, 2024

US President Biden will inform Congress on Thursday about Kenya’s new status.The United States plans to designate Kenya as the first key non-NATO ally in sub-

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