Monthly Archives: August 2020

Mali coup leaders’ timeline to return country to civilian rule ‘out of the question:’ France

The comments came hours after the junta hastily met with prominent figures from the opposition coalition following a public dispute that highlighted emerging divisions.

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‘Stage is set’ for progress in the Middle East, Kushner says during trip to Israel

Appearing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, Kushner spoke a day before he is to join a senior Israeli delegation on the first commercial flight from Israel to the UAE.

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Kentucky attorney general receives FBI ballistics report in Breonna Taylor case

Attorney General Daniel Cameron tweeted Sunday that there is additional analysis needed now that the report is in his hands, and there would be no announcement on the investigation this week.

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Girl, 3, unharmed after kite lifts her metres in the air in Taiwan

The unidentified girl was taking part in a kite festival Sunday in the seaside town of Nanlioao when she was caught up by a giant, long-tailed orange kite.

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Trump administration blocks former Colombia warlord’s deportation to Italy, sources say

Salvatore Mancuso received notification of the surprise reversal on Sunday, according to two people familiar with the matter who discussed the proceedings on condition of anonymity.

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New tech export rules in China mean Beijing could have a say in TikTok sale

ByteDance has been ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump to divest short video app TikTok in the United States amid security concerns over the personal data it handles.

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Lebanon leaders name favourite for prime minister ahead of visit from France’s Macron

Lebanon’s ambassador to Germany appeared slated to become the crisis-stricken country’s next prime minister after getting the support of senior Sunni politicians on Sunday.

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Coronavirus cases surpass 25 million worldwide

As of Sunday afternoon, the latest data from Johns Hopkins University counted 25,079,330 known infections and 843,842 confirmed deaths.

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Democrats accuse Trump of ‘recklessly encouraging’ violence to help his campaign

Trump’s tweets came hours after a man identified as a supporter of a right-wing group was shot and killed in Portland when a large caravan of Trump’s supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the city’s streets.

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Brazil records 566 new coronavirus deaths over past 24 hours

The nation has now registered 120,828 deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus and 3,862,311 confirmed cases.

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