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Updated: U.N. talks commence in Geneva for Syria and opposition, 3 members test positive for COVID-19

The Syrian Constitutional Committee, which opened its first session in nine months in Geneva on Monday (August 24), is "currently on hold" after three members tested positive for COVID-19, a U.N. statement said. The...

PM Khan on the sidelines of the UN

"I can't say anything right now more than this, except that we are trying and mediating," Khan told reporters on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. (Production: Aleksandra Michalska)

115 feared dead after worst Mediterranean shipwreck of the year

The Libyan navy said it had rescued 134 people, with 115 missing, feared drowned. It said about 250 people were on board the ship, when it capsized off the coast near Khoms, east of the capital Tripoli. Most are...

U.N. says war in Yemen is “eminently resolvable”

The four-year war between the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and a Saudi-backed coalition supporting the Yemeni government has killed many tens of thousands of people and left millions on the brink of famine. "I believe that this war in Yemen is...

U.N. chief ‘extremely concerned’ about the seizure of ships in the Strait of Hormuz

Deputy U.N. spokesman, Farhan Haq, in a statement read of behalf of the Guterres, said "The Secretary-General stresses the need to respect the rights and duties related to navigation through the strait and its adjacent waters in accordance with...

Pakistan FM claims victory after World Court decision on ‘spy’ death sentence

The court ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy. The 16-judge panel said Pakistan has to provide an "effective review" of the case and added that...
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Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn

 U.S. President Donald Trump has told allies he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael...
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California COVID-19 hospitalizations increase 81% in two weeks

 The number of Californians admitted to hospitals with COVID-19 increased 81.3% in the last two weeks, California's Secretary of Health and Human...

Breaking News: Murder suicide in Cypress

Murder suicide that resulted in the deaths of 2 men at a home in Cypress https://youtu.be/vMI210RV5p0

Biden shares vision of alliances, U.S. leadership in introducing national security team

President-Elect Joe Biden on Tuesday (November 24) stressed his plans for a foreign policy based on the United States taking a global...

Trump ‘pardons’ White House Thanksgiving turkey, says vaccine could come next week

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (November 24) made an appearance at the White House for the annual ceremonial pardoning of a...