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Former Bosnian general given 10-year sentence for war crimes | Crime News

Sakib Mahmuljin’s lawyers argue he was not responsible for killings carried out by foreign fighters of El Mujahid unit.A former Bosnian army general...

Could Biden’s student loan freeze argue for bigger debt relief? | Debt News

Thanks to vagaries of the accounting world, Donald Trump’s administration had a chance in the final weeks of the presidential race to cancel...

First female veep, corporate America gets ‘woke’ and MLK at 92 | Business and Economy News

We round up the numbers to know from the week’s biggest economic and business news stories so you can impress yourself and your...

Libyan navy intercepts more than 80 Europe-bound migrants: UN | Migration News

Migrants returned to Libyan soil and are likely to be held in detention centres criticised by rights groups.Libya’s coastguard has intercepted more than...

UN says two million internally displaced by Sahel violence | United Nations News

The UNHCR called the humanitarian response in Chad, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger ‘dangerously overstretched’.More than two million people have been forced to...

Biden to order stopgap aid while Congress considers big stimulus | Business and Economy News

US President Joe Biden is set to sign two executive orders on Friday to provide stopgap help to struggling Americans while Congress mulls...

Landmark anti-nuclear treaty enters into force | Nuclear Weapons News

The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons has entered into force, an historic step marred by the lack of signatures from the world’s...

London to remove two statues over links to slave trade | Black Lives Matter News

Monuments to William Beckford, a former London mayor, and John Cass, a member of Parliament, to be resited, the local authority says.The local...

Russia rounds up Navalny allies as weekend protests loom | Politics News

Supporters of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny plan to hold demonstrations throughout Russia over his recent arrest.Russian authorities have arrested several of Alexey Navalny’s...

Swiss voters favour ‘burqa ban’, poll shows ahead of public vote | Switzerland News

More than 60 percent of voters will vote yes, or are considering doing so, in upcoming referendum, survey shows.A clear majority of Swiss...

Man sets himself on fire outside Belarus gov’t HQ: Police | Europe News

The 35-year-old was taken to hospital after passers-by and police put out the flames with a fire extinguisher.A 35-year-old man in Belarus set...

India’s Siraj, hero of Australia series, visits father’s grave | Cricket News

After his father died on November 20, the pacer’s mother and India captain Virat Kohli urged him to stay on in Australia.While his...
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Rural Colombian groups seek help from new US gov’t amid violence | FARC News

Bogota, Colombia – More than 100 Colombian human rights associations from remote Afro-Colombian and Indigenous communities have written to the new US administration...

China authorises coast guard to fire on foreign vessels if needed | South China Sea News

Legislation allows demolition of other countries’ structures built on Chinese-claimed reefs, board and inspect foreign vessels in waters Beijing claims.China has passed a law...

Columbian businessman wanted by US had Maduro-Iran letter | Crime News

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on...

Canada considering quarantining travellers in hotels | Coronavirus pandemic News

Canada already requires those entering the country to self-isolate for 14 days and to present a negative COVID-19 testPrime Minister Justin Trudeau warned...