Three months in advance of planned national elections in Libya

Eighty-nine of the 113 MPs in Libya’s eastern-based parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk voted on Tuesday (Sept. 23) to withdraw confidence from the Tripoli-based administration of interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah,  parliamentary spokesman Abdullah Belhaiq said on Facebook. He did not give further details. The High Council of State, the parliament’s upper house in Tripoli, criticized the move, with its

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Arizona sues Biden administration over vaccine mandates

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich  filed a lawsuit against US President Joe Biden over the new policy that require federal workers and private sector workers in businesses with more than 100 employees be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Brnovich filed his lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, Arizona. “Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office (AGO) is suing President Biden and other officials

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Haiti premier fires prosecutor who accused him of links to president’s assassination

Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry on Tuesday (Sept. 15) replaced the chief public prosecutor who had been seeking charges against him in relation to the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Moise was shot dead on July 7 when gunmen stormed his private residence in the capital Port-au-Prince. The assassination plunged Haiti, a Carribbean impoverished nation of 11,000,000 people, already struggling with political instability into a deeper

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North Korea test-fires missiles again- reports

North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles from its central inland area into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday (Sept. 15), South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. Japan’s coast guard previously expressed on its belief Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles into the East Sea, possibly towards the empire’s exclusive economic zone, while Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga

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Labour Party wins most seats in Norway’s general election

Norway’s opposition Labour party has won the Nordic country’s general election, bringing an end to eight years of conservative government under Erna Solberg. “We waited, we hoped, and we have worked so hard, and now we can finally say it: We did it!” said Labour leader Jonas Gahr Store who is set to be Norway’s next prime minister, if he can strike

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Biden and Xi end seven-month gap in direct communication

United States President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first call in seven months on Thursday (Sept.9). A White House Statement said the leaders of the world’s two biggest economies had “discussed the responsibility of both nations to ensure competition does not veer into conflict”. The discussion lasted about 90 minutes. Biden spoke about Washington’s “enduring interest in

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Moroccan tycoon Aziz Akhannouch’s party wins election

Morocco’s pro-business National Rally of Independents (RNI) party has won the most seats in the country’s parliamentary elections while the Justice and Development Party (PJD) that headed a ruling coalition for the past decade, suffered a crushing defeat. RNI, headed by billionnaire businessman Aziz Akhannouch, took 97 of the 395-seat parliament. Akhannouch, was minister for agriculture and fisheries during his time in

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