U.S. House Jan. 6 Select Committee to Vote for Contempt Charges Against Another Trump Admin Official

The United States House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot announced on Nov. 29 that it will vote to recommend former Trump Justice Department Official Jeffrey Clark for criminal contempt. The Committee plans to meet on Dec. 1 …

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Pakistan Backs Saudi Arabia to Convene Extraordinary OIC Meeting to Discuss Afghanistan

The government of Pakistan has offered to host the extraordinary session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened by Saudi Arabia to discuss the latest situation in Afghanistan, including the worsening humanitarian crisis. …

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Italy Sees Libya Elections Difficult On 24 December

The Italian Minister of Interior, Luciana Lamorgese said that holding elections in Libya, as scheduled, on December 24 would be a difficult task to achieve. Lamorgese said January was a better option for Libya to hold its elections. Lamorgese made …

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Bangladeshi Doctors Raise Concerns over Ex-Prime Minister Zia’s Health

Bangladeshi doctors treating ex-Prime Minister, Khaleda Zia expressed concern over her health, demanding to let her fly abroad for medical treatment. Zia is 76 years old and has been an arch-rival of the country’s incumbent PM Sheikh Hasina. Zia has …

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Australian Future Fund Found to Have Invested in Myanmar Junta Linked Firms

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund was found to have invested in Myanmar junta linked businesses. According to documents obtained under Freedom of Information laws by activists, the Future Fund invested $158 million in 14 public companies with links …

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More Than 200 People Arrested in Iran Water Protests

At least 214 people were arrested in police crackdowns as demonstrators protested crippling water shortages in the central city of Isfahan, some 400 kilometers south of Tehran, the capital city of Iran. Another 13 protestors received minor injuries, according to …

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Australia Tries to Convince Facebook to Back Anti-Troll Defamation Law

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday that Facebook will show no interest in making the online world safe if it quits Australia over laws holding it liable for defamation on its platform. Australia proposes to require global internet firms …

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