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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim will again try to be prime minister when elections next take place.

Malaysian opposition chief Anwar to again run for prime minister

(dpa) - Long-time aspirant Anwar Ibrahim will again try to be prime minister whenever parliamentary elections next take place, Malaysia's opposition alliance announced on...

Vietnam opens party meeting to elect new president and prime minister

dpa/GNA – Vietnam kicked off a 12-day National Assembly meeting on Wednesday, one that will see the country's ruling Communist Party vote to...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Netanyahu seeks firm mandate in Israel’s fourth election in two years

dpa/GNA - Israelis are voting in a fourth national election in two years, which many fear will once again lead to a rickety...

Modi meets chief ministers as coronavirus spike continues in India

dpa/GNA – Coronavirus infections continue to spike in India with the country reporting nearly 30,000 new cases on Wednesday, its biggest jump in...
A banner “In commemoration of the 612th anniversary of Zheng He's voyages” is seen in the 300-year-old Jonker Street in Malacca's historic towns. The Jonker Street, the Chinatown street of Malacca, witnessed the frequent exchanges between China and Malaysia in history. (Photo by Yu Yichun from People’s Daily)

Malaysia won’t hold elections until after the pandemic – Prime Minister

dpa/GNA - Malaysia will not hold parliamentary elections during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, said in a Monday speech marking one year...

Sentences for people smugglers set to be ‘stiffened’ in Britain

dpa/GNA - The British government is considering a crackdown on people smugglers who bring undocumented migrants across the English Channel, says Prime Minister...

Armenians rally as premier accuses military of coup attempt

dpa/GNA - In the midst of a domestic political crisis, the Armenian military has sided with the opposition and demanded the resignation of...
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews attend a funeral procession for Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik in Jerusalem on January 31, defying lockdown rules MENAHEM KAHANA AFP

Thousands attend rabbi’s funeral in Jerusalem, defying lockdown

dpa/GNA - Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews attended the funeral in Jerusalem of an influential rabbi in defiance of a third lockdown in Israel,...

Tunisian parliament approves Cabinet reshuffle

dpa/GNA – Tunisia's parliament approved a Cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, despite large protests and reservations by the president. During a...

Slovakia plans mass testing and tighter Covid-19 restrictions

dpa/GNA - Slovakia will impose tighter restrictions on movement and introduce further mass testing in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister...

Death toll in attack on villages in Niger rises to more than 100

dpa/GNA — The death toll in an attack on villages in Niger's restive border regions has risen to more than 100, the country's...
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Bahrain’s long-serving prime minister Prince Khalifa dead at 84

Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, who served as Bahrain's prime minister since 1971, has died at the age of 84, the royal court announced...
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Macron arrives in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday arrived in Iraq's capital Baghdad for talks with top Iraqi leaders over bilateral relations while showing solidarity with...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libyan PM stresses commitment to newly announced cease-fire

The UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Tuesday stressed commitment to the recently announced cease-fire in the country. Serraj made his...

Libyan PM, Italian FM discuss bilateral cooperation

The UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Tuesday met with Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio in Libyan capital Tripoli and...
People grieve at a memorial of the Manchester Arena attack in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2020. Manchester on Friday marked the third anniversary of the terrorist attack which killed 22 people and injured hundreds. The attack happened when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the end of a concert by U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande on May 22, 2017. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

Christchurch mosque shooter designated as terrorist entity in New Zealand

The offender responsible for the Christchurch terror attacks on March 15, 2019 has been designated as a terrorist entity, New Zealand Prime Minister...
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Libya’s UN-backed gov’t accuses eastern-based army of attacking its forces in Sirte

The UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday accused the rival eastern-based army of attacking its forces in Sirte city. Spokesman of the...
A boy lights a candle at the Place de la Republique square to mourn for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris, capital of France, Nov. 15, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Lei)(azp)

Christchurch mosque gunman sentenced to life imprisonment in New Zealand

The gunman of last year's terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand was sentenced to life imprisonment, the High Court announced on...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Libya’s UN-backed Government accuses eastern-based army of killing, arresting civilians in Sirte

The UN-backed government of Libya on Wednesday accused the rival eastern-based army of killing and arresting civilians in the city of Sirte, some 450...
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Greece rescues 96 migrants in East Aegean amid tensions with Turkey

In one of the largest rescue operations carried out in recent months in the eastern Mediterranean, 96 migrants were salvaged on Tuesday evening in...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libyan PM discusses cooperation with U.S. security firm

Fayez Serraj, prime minister of Libya's UN-backed government, discussed Tuesday with executives of U.S. military and security firm Jones Consulting International cooperation, according...

Unemployment rate remains high in Finland – Statistics

The unemployment rate in Finland remained high in July to stand at 7.7 percent, while in July 2019 it had been 6.0 percent, Statistics...
Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes (R) attends a press conference following a National Security Council meeting on the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in Brussels, Belgium, 24 April 2020. Belgium's National Security Council took new measures against the spread of the coronavirus by implementing confinement guidelines for the public until 03 May 2020. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL

All Belgian students to return to school on Sept. 1

All Belgian students at all levels of education will return to school on Sept. 1 on the basis of Code Yellow determined by...
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AU says “unconstitutional change” of gov’t in Mali further complicates security situation

The African Union (AU) Commission said the "unconstitutional change" of government in Mali further complicates the situation on the ground, particularly the implementation of...
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Polish foreign minister resigns

Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday, the Foreign Ministry's press office said. ...
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Nigeria calls for immediate reinstatement of constitutional order in Mali

Nigeria on Wednesday urged the immediate and unconditional restoration of constitutional order in Mali following the seizure of power by military putschists and...
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Dr. Agnes Kalibata named among 100 Most Reputable Africans of 2020 : AGRA

The President of AGRA, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, has been named by Reputation Poll International as among the “100 Most Reputable Africans of 2020”. The 2020...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali president appoints new acting prime minister

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Saturday appointed deputy prime minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled to act as the country's prime minister following the impeachment...
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Somalia’s parliament ousts PM Hassan Ali Khaire in no-confidence vote

Somali lawmakers voted on Saturday to oust Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in a vote of no-confidence. Parliamentary speaker Mohamed Mursal said...
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Tanzania to help Burundi hasten its admission into SADC

The government of Tanzania has pledged to help Burundi hasten its admission into the Southern African Development Community (SADC), a regional block with a...