Three Security Guards Shot Dead at Philippine Polling Station

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At least three security guards died in a shooting incident near a polling station in the southern Philippines during national elections. Lt. Cemafranco Cemacio, the Buluan police chief, said that the shooting incident happened around 8 AM. Cemacio added that …

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Nine Injured After Grenade Explosions at Philippine Polling Station

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A series of grenade explosions near a polling station in the southern Philippines injured nine people hours before voting for the local and national elections began, police said on May 9. Police Major Roldan Kuntong said that the simultaneous blasts …

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Reported to Police for Breaching COVID-19 Face Mask Law

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been reported to the police after footage showed her breaching COVID-19 face mask rules. A mobile phone video on social media showed Sturgeon without a mask during a visit to a barber shop in …

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Iraq’s New Parliament To Convene First Session In January

The President of Iraq Barham Salih said he has signed a decree on Thursday, calling on the new members of the parliament to convene their first session on 9th of January as part of preparation of the next government. He …

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UN Libya Envoy Jan Kubis Resigns Weeks Before Presidential Elections

The United Nations Special Envoy for Libya, Jan Kubis has resigned weeks ahead of Libya’s highly-anticipated and controversial presidential election. This comes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris have pressed …

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