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Haiti transitional council names Garry Conille PM
Haiti transitional council names Garry Conille PM

Haiti transitional council names Garry Conille PM

The UN development specialist previously served as Haiti’s prime minister for a brief period. His selection comes as Haiti grapples with a major security crisis. UN development specialist Garry Conille has been
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Vietnam elects To Lam as new president
Vietnam elects To Lam as new president

Vietnam elects To Lam as new president

In a secret ballot, 472 out of 473 deputies voted in favor of To Lam’s nomination. Vietnam’s National Assembly elected Public Security Minister To Lam as the country’s new president on Wednesday. In
1 week ago
Germany: Politically motivated crimes spike in 2023
Germany: Politically motivated crimes spike in 2023

Germany: Politically motivated crimes spike in 2023

Politically motivated crimes in Germany rose in 2023 more than in any year over the past two decades. War in the Middle East and increased political polarization at home both appear to
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Spain demands apology from Argentina's Milei
Spain demands apology from Argentina's Milei

Spain demands apology from Argentina’s Milei

The Argentine President Javier Milei called Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’ wife “corrupt.” Spain has recalled its ambassador to Buenos Aires and summoned Argentina’s envoy. Spain’s Foreign Ministry summoned on Monday Argentina’s ambassador to demand
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Taiwan: New president takes office amid rising China threat
Taiwan: New president takes office amid rising China threat

Taiwan: New president takes office amid rising China threat

Despite President Lai Ching-te’s call for both sides of the Taiwan Strait to pursue peace, China sees him as a “dangerous separatist.” Beijing has increased military activities near Taiwan since his election
1 week ago
Dominican Republic election: Incumbent president in the lead
Dominican Republic election: Incumbent president in the lead

Dominican Republic election: Incumbent president in the lead

The highly popular incumbent and anti-corruption crusader Luis Abinader is leading the vote count in the Dominican Republic’s presidential election. The crisis in neighboring Haiti dominated the election campaign. The Dominican Republic’s incumbent president,
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Biden tells graduating students 'I hear' Gaza protests
Biden tells graduating students 'I hear' Gaza protests

Biden tells graduating students ‘I hear’ Gaza protests

Speaking with graduating students, US President Joe Biden said he supports their “peaceful nonviolent protest” over the ongoing “humanitarian crisis in Gaza.” US President Joe Biden told the graduating class at Morehouse College that
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