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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Politics

    Mexico Sues U.S. Gunmakers Over Flow of Weapons Across Border

    The Mexican government has filed a lawsuit on Aug. 4  against several gunmakers in the United States over the flow of weapons across the...

    International Olympic Committee Investigates Chinese Gold Medalists Over Mao Zedong Badges

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is investigating two Chinese gold medalists who wore badges featuring the image of the country's former leader Mao Zedong...

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Faces Fresh Calls for Resignation After Sexual Harassment Inquiry

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has once again faced calls to resign on Aug. 3 after a report found that he sexually harassed multiple...

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Blames ‘Hasty’ U.S. Troop Withdrawal for Worsening Violence

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Aug. 2 has blamed the "hasty" withdrawal of United States troops for the worsening violence in his country. Ghani told...

    UK, U.S. Accuse Iran of Deadly Attack on Oil Tanker off Oman Coast

    The United Kingdom and the United States on Aug. 1 have blamed Iran for the July 29 attack on an Israeli-linked oil tanker that...

    New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Formally Apologizes for 1970s ‘Dawn Raids’ on Pacific Community

    New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern issued a "formal and unreserved apology" on Aug. 1 for the immigration crackdown that targeted Pacific Islanders in...

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