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Iran sends message of resistance to US at UNGA

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 21:42
Tehran will not surrender to US pressure, no matter who the next US president is, President Rouhani tells the world.

Suspect wrote 'give up' on ricin White House letter: Court papers

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 21:35
Pascale Ferrier, who allegedly sent ricin-laced post to the White House, due to appear in court.

US House delays vote on bill to avert a government shutdown

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 21:06
Democratic and Republican leaders, farm-state legislators negotiating whether to extend US aid to farmers.

At UN, Qatar emir questions world inaction on Israeli occupation

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:57
Qatar's leader says community 'stands by, unable to take any effective action to confront Israeli intransigence'.

Louisville under state of emergency as Breonna Taylor case looms

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:55
The city is on edge awaiting the decision on whether police officers involved in Taylor's death will face charges.

China: Trump 'spreading political virus' at United Nations

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:33
After US president accuses Beijing of spreading COVID-19 'plague', China's Xi says 'need to get through this together'.

UN General Assembly 2020: What the world leaders said

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:17
At virtual meeting of the 75th UNGA, coronavirus, US elections, multilateralism and regional tensions dominate agenda.

Is this a new beginning for Mali?

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:00
Former defense minister appointed interim president by a group chosen by the military leaders.

COVID-19: US passes 'unfathomable' 200,000 death toll

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 19:44
The United States has reported by far the highest number of deaths related to novel coronavirus in the world.

Chelsea owner Abramovich 'donated $100m' to Israeli settler group

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 18:43
Investigation reveals Russian, who was granted Israeli citizenship in 2018, made the donations through his firms.

China, India agree to stop troop deployment along disputed border

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 18:41
After long standoff, senior military officials from both countries meet, exchange ideas on contested Himalayan border.

Iranians break taboos with their version of #MeToo

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:04
Decades-old sexual trauma is being unearthed in a society that rarely discusses it, but can that bring about change?

US election explainer: The 'battleground' states to watch

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:58
Under the Electoral College system, a few states take on out-sized influence in US elections.

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas to hold talks in Ankara

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:57
The two rivals will discuss ending the internal division and holding general elections.

Without Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court faces challenges

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:43
The normally nine-justice court now faces the possibility of 4-4 splits and potential for compromise among judges.

US elections live news: Romney for filling Supreme Court vacancy

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:40
The senator's support of filling the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before election gives Republicans needed votes.

Mali military leader asks for end to ECOWAS economic sanctions

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:37
Restrictions by 15 African countries were imposed after Malian military officers removed President Keita.

At 'perilous turning point', UK enforces new COVID-19 measures

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:31
UK prime minister announces more physical distancing measures that could last for six months, but rejects full lockdown.

Explainer: Where do Arab states stand on normalising Israel ties?

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:22
A roundup of where other Arab countries stand after the UAE and Bahrain establish formal ties with Israel.

Iran says 'internal agents' may be responsible for Natanz blast

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:17
President Rouhani's administration hints at new possibility of sabotage at Iran's key nuclear facilities.