Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, who will be remembered for the tenacity that defined his career and his work on behalf of fellow military veterans, died Sunday morning in his sleep. He was 98. It is with heavy hearts we announce that SenatorRobert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep ... More information coming soon ... War is like that ... Bush ... Rep ... Sen ... .
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar's junta chief sat down with a prominent senior figure of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi's ousted party on Sunday (Dec 5), the first significant meeting since the February coup ... "Min Aung Hlaing told U Tin Oo that health treatment could be provided if necessary, and his army hospital will help," the junta's information team announced ... �.
Belgian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters in Brussels on Sunday after most demonstrators marched peacefully to protest against tightened Covid-19 restrictions designed to counter a surge in coronavirus infections ... Some also carried signs critical of vaccines and against making vaccination mandatory ... AP/PA Images. / ... / ... Latest.
At least 14 tribal civilians and one security personnel were mistakenly killed when Indian forces opened indiscriminate fire in the remote northeastern state of Nagaland, government and military officials said Sunday ...Firing began when a truck carrying 30 or more coal-mine laborers were passing the Assam Rifles camp area.
Analysis... Whether prosecutors and defense attorneys are successful in separating criminal conspiracy from the conspiracy theories that run through the entire Epstein-Maxwell narrative may determine how the criminal complaint against the 59-year-old former British socialite is ultimately resolved. ... .
The US has led a group of western nations and allies in condemnation of the Taliban over the “summary killings” of former members of the Afghan security forces reported by rights groups, demanding quick investigations ... ‘We will start again’. Afghan female MPs fight on from parliament in exile. Read more ... Read more ... Reuse this content. .
Liberal democracy in the UK, and across the western world, is under strain. After the most recent sleaze scandal to have hit Westminster, our polling shows that almost two in three people see politicians as “out for themselves”. In 1944, when this question was first put to the public, only one in three shared this view ... Yet it is also very fragile ... .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprecedented crisis between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia ...Riyadh also banned imports from Lebanon ... ___ ... ....
Australia’s medicine regulator on Sunday provisionally approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11, with the health minister saying the rollout could begin from January 10th... The efficacy of vaccines against the new Omicron variant, which is spreading in Australia, remains unknown ... Vaccine coverage ... – Reuters. .
The death toll following the eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java has risen to 13, with seven people still missing, officials said as smouldering debris and thick mud hampered search efforts ... Several villages were blanketed with falling ash ... AP/PA Images. / ... Enter email address ... AP/PA Images. / ... Most Read ... .
Crowds chanted slogans condemning government of Aleksandar Vučić, which backs planned Anglo-Australian $2.4bn mine Thousands of demonstrators blocked major roads across Serbia on Saturday as anger swelled over a government-backed plan to allow mining company Rio Tinto to extract lithium ... .
Several people have been wounded after Myanmar security forces rammed a car into an anti-coup protest in Yangon, witnesses and local media reported ... Anti-military protests have continued despite the killing of more than 1,300 people since the coup ... Dozens of others were injured, witnesses told the Reuters news agency ... .