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Global emissions of carbon dioxide have risen substantially and are expected to hit record levels this year, scientists projected in a new report released Wednesday.…
An Egyptian court on Wednesday slapped six people, including the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood group, with life sentences for violence-related charges, according to a…
An Istanbul court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for two former Saudi officials for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The decision of the court…
Germany’s human rights commissioner Baerbel Kofler has criticized China over repressive policies against Uighur Muslims in northwestern Xinjiang, an autonomous region of the country. “I…
France has suspended a planned fuel price rise for six months after weeks of violent demonstrations, the prime minister announced on Tuesday. In a televised…

Qatar to withdraw from OPEC as of January

Qatar will withdraw from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as of January, the country’s energy minister announced on Monday. Speaking at a press…
Perpetrators of the violence in ongoing protests in Paris will be punished, said French president Saturday. Speaking during a press conference of the G20 summit…

'Yellow vest' protests spread to Netherlands

The "yellow vest" protests spread to the Netherlands on Saturday as people staged anti-government protests in various cities. Responding to calls on social media, the…
The CIA claims that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in messages he sent to leader…
Police used tear gas and water cannons on Saturday to disperse protests against a hike in fuel prices that turned violent. Thousands of "yellow vest"…

Former US President George HW Bush dead at 94

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush died Friday aged 94. Family spokesman Jim McGrath confirmed his death in a brief statement but did not specify…

Iran launches new warship amid tension with US

Iran has launched a domestically-manufactured warship equipped with an advanced missile system into the Persian Gulf, state media reported. The 96-meter long Sahand destroyer took…

Canada sanctions 17 Khashoggi murder suspects

Canada imposed sanctions Thursday on 17 Saudis it believes are complicit in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is abhorrent…
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged restraint and a peaceful solution to an incident between Russian and Ukrainian vessels in the Black Sea. "The…
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