Last Update 22:50
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden focused on building his incoming administration and offered a message of healing as his transition team began contacting federal agencies to prepare for a handover of power in January
Twin blasts in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan killed at least 14 people and wounded 45 more, provincial officials said on Tuesday as the international community pledged assistance for Afghanistan in Geneva
The court accepted a second indictment adding six defendants to the list of 20 Saudi officials already being tried in absentia
South Africa, Niger, Tunisia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines withdrew their request for the behind-closed-doors discussion because envoys have not yet travelled to Ethiopia, said one African diplomat
"We are almost to a vaccine. ... We've got new remedies out there. We just need you, the American people, to hold on a little bit longer," a White House Coronavirus Task Force member, told Fox News
Even once a vaccine becomes available, any return to normality for a global economy ravaged by the pandemic seems a long way off
Libyan delegates on Monday resumed separate UN-led virtual talks
At some point, angry residents surrounded the town's main government building Monday night demanding that security forces hand the Syrian citizen over to them
The MHP has attracted criticism from opposition parties in recent days while several newspaper reports have suggested there were problems in their alliance with Erdogan's AK Party (AKP)
Almost half the refugees are children under 18. Around 700 women are currently pregnant, the United Nations says. At least nine have given birth in Sudan
Turkey and its Syrian proxies control several pockets of territory on Syria's side of the border following three military incursions since 2016
The two countries agreed to ease restrictions on business travels imposed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic by the end of November
Sudan was the third Arab country this year to announce a normalisation deal with Israel, after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain
Police lifted tents with migrants inside, shaking them until they tumbled to the ground, and those who resisted were kicked or beaten with batons, according to the head of Doctors Without Borders in France, Corinne Torre
Donor nations meet every four years to pledge aid to Afghanistan, which is almost entirely reliant on foreign assistance despite years of promised reforms and attempts to grow the economy
Tigrayan forces said on Tuesday they had destroyed an Ethiopian army division in battles to control the northern region where a three-week-old war has killed hundreds and spread global alarm
The Monday night clashes near the town of Ein Issa were triggered by an attack by Turkey-backed gunmen on SDF positions
Bahrain's foreign minister visited Israel last week in a mark of the warming ties between the two countries following the signing of U.S.-brokered accords in September
There was no immediate response from the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), which earlier said it had destroyed an important army division
Aramco's oil production and export facilities are mostly in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, more than 1,000 km (620) from Jeddah
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