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Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests
Middle East

Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests

People in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province are desperate. Suffering from drought and water shortages since March, they’ve taken to the streets…
Afghanistan imposes nighttime curfew to stem Taliban push
Middle East

Afghanistan imposes nighttime curfew to stem Taliban push

Afghanistan put in place a night time curfew on Saturday across 31 of the conflicted countryꞌs 34 provinces “to curb…
India: Dozens killed in flooding, landslides
World

India: Dozens killed in flooding, landslides

At least 36 people have died in landslides and flooding caused by heavy monsoon downpours in western India. The sudden rainfall prompted…
Pegasus: Macron changes phone, weighs government response
World

Pegasus: Macron changes phone, weighs government response

French President Emmanuel Macron has changed his cellphone and number after a French media report said he was potentially targeted by Israeli…
Madagascar president targeted in assassination plot — prosecutors
World

Madagascar president targeted in assassination plot — prosecutors

Madagascan authorities claim to have foiled a conspiracy against President Andry Rajoelina, with several “foreign and Malagasy” suspects arrested. The public…
Tokyo 2020 chiefs fire opening ceremony director over Holocaust joke
World

Tokyo 2020 chiefs fire opening ceremony director over Holocaust joke

Olympic organizers on Thursday dismissed the opening ceremony director, Kentaro Kobayashi, following reports of his past remarks about the Holocaust. Kobayashi, a former comedian, had…
Terror attacks: Why is Ghana less affected than its neighbors?
World

Terror attacks: Why is Ghana less affected than its neighbors?

Ghana — although surrounded by terror-hit countries — appears at first glance to have been largely spared from terrorist attacks. According…
Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist behind Muhammad caricature, dies at 86
World

Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist behind Muhammad caricature, dies at 86

Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial caricature of Islam’s prophet Mohammed, died at the age of 86, his family…
Kenya: Fuel tank blast kills over dozen people
World

Kenya: Fuel tank blast kills over dozen people

At least 13 people have died in Kenya while many more have been injured after a fuel tank exploded late Saturday.…
Turkey slams top EU court on headscarf ban
Middle East

Turkey slams top EU court on headscarf ban

Turkey on Sunday denounced a judgment by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice (ECJ) to allow companies to ban the…
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