Government And Politics

Palestinians protest US settlement decision in ‘day of rage’

Nov 26, 2019

Hundreds of Palestinians protesting against the U.S. announcement last week that it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law

Lawyers: Egypt releases 200 people swept up in crackdown

Nov 26, 2019

Egyptian rights lawyers say authorities have released over 200 people rounded up in a crackdown on recent, rare anti-government protests that brought the arrest of thousands more

Farmers blocking Berlin roads to protest government policies

Nov 26, 2019

Thousands of tractors are heading into Berlin as farmers protest the German government’s agricultural policies

Border agents seize 154 pounds of bologna at Texas crossing

Nov 24, 2019

No baloney: U.S. border agents seized more than 150 pounds of the humble lunch meat bologna from a driver entering the country from Mexico

UK Conservatives vow open view of costs of campaign pledges

Nov 24, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party is pledging fiscal openness with the unveiling of its campaign pledges

Mudslides, floods kill 34 people in western Kenya

Nov 23, 2019

Authorities say heavy rains in western Kenya created overnight floods that have killed 34 people, including 29 people buried in mudslides

Iowa appeals ex-Gov. Branstad $1.5M discrimination verdict

Nov 22, 2019

Gov. Kim Reynolds has decided to appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court a jury verdict that concluded former Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against a former state official because the official is gay

UN: Bodies of at least 6 migrants found on Libyan coast

Nov 22, 2019

The U.N. migration agency says the bodies of at least 6 migrants were found on Libya’s Mediterranean coast

US working with Taiwan to combat China election interference

Nov 22, 2019

The top U.S. representative in Taiwan says Washington is working with Taipei to combat efforts by Beijing to influence upcoming elections on the island

China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can ‘fight back’

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

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