India Calls For Inclusive Govt. In Afghanistan

The government of India on Friday expressed concern over the recent development in Afghanistan, backing an inclusive government in the country. “As a neighbor and long-standing partner of Afghanistan, India is concerned about the recent developments in that country. India …

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UAE Major General Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi Becomes New Interpol President

UAE’s Major General Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi has been elected as the new President of Interpol. “Mr. Al Raisi was elected following 3 rounds of voting. In the final round, he received 68.9% of votes cast by member countries.,” said Interpol.  …

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China Asks G7 to ‘Respect’ Ties with ASEAN After Meeting Invite

China on Wednesday urged the Group of Seven industrialized countries to “respect” the political systems of Asian countries amid regional tensions, after the group invited ASEAN to a ministerial meeting for the first time. Earlier this week, Britain had invited …

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Norway Outraged Over Arrest of Reporters Covering FIFA 2022 Opening in Qatar

Two Norwegian State Television (NRK) journalists were detained by security forces in Qatar for over 30 hours, authorities said Wednesday. The arrest was made as the two journalists, Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani tried to report on worker issues ahead …

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Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich Wins First Round of Libel Case Over Claims in Putin’s People Book

A United Kingdom judge ruled on Nov. 24 that a number of passages in the bestselling book “Putin’s People” were defamatory against Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. Abramovich is suing publisher HarperCollins and journalist Catherine Belton for libel, saying that certain …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Nominates Shalanda Young, Nani Coloretti to Lead White House Budget Office

United States President Joe Biden has nominated Shalanda Young and Nani Coloretti, two “history-making” women of color, to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In a video announcement on Nov. 24, Biden said that he has …

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Sweden’s First Female Prime Minister Resigns Hours After Appointment

Sweden’s first female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, resigned hours after her appointment on Nov. 24. According to Sweden’s official Twitter account, Andersson’s resignation came after a budget defeat in parliament, which voted in favor of the opposition’s budget. Andersson’s coalition …

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At Least 31 Migrants Die After Boat Capsizes in English Channel

At least 31 people drowned on Nov. 24 after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the French port of Calais as they tried to cross the English Channel to the United Kingdom. According to French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, five …

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