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Party over? British Prime Minister John...

By Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to fight Wednesday to defend his post as Prime Minister after it was revealed that a ‘bring your own alcohol’ rally was held at his official residence during the first coronavirus lockdown. Opposition lawmakers have called for Johnson’s resignation […]

Russia to set out security requirements ...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia is set to outline its demands for security guarantees in Europe to 30 NATO allies on Wednesday, following intense talks with the United States in Geneva which have shown that the two sides have major differences to fill. The NATO-Russia Council at Allied Headquarters in Brussels is part of a larger […]

head of the Serbian Orthodox Church test...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – Patriarch Porfirije, head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, tested positive for COVID-19, the church said on Tuesday, amid a surge in infections in the country and elsewhere in the Balkan region. Porfirije has developed “very mild symptoms of the viral infection” and remains in home isolation, the statement said. He added […]

US, EU Impose Sanctions on Nicaragua on ...

(Reuters) – The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on six Nicaraguan officials as part of coordinated action with the European Union, marking the inauguration day of President Daniel Ortega following an election that Washington denounced it as rigged. The US Treasury Department said in a statement it had imposed sanctions on several Nicaraguan officials […]

Factbox-Court cases against Aung San Suu...

(Reuters) – Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to an additional four years in prison on Monday, the latest in a string of cases against her since her ouster in a military coup on February 1st. Nobel laureate Suu Kyi, 76, is on trial in nearly a dozen cases carrying maximum combined […]

Nicaraguan Congress takes office after q...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) – Members of Nicaragua’s new congress have taken office, a day before President Daniel Ortega is sworn in following highly questionable elections. Of the 90 legislators sworn in on Sunday, 75 belong to the Sandinista party of Ortega and the 15 others come from small parties considered to be collaborators of the […]

Pope calls for dialogue and justice to e...

MILAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday called for dialogue and justice to end the violent unrest in Kazakhstan, adding he was saddened by the news of the deaths in the country. “I learned with sadness that there have been casualties during the protests that have erupted in recent days in Kazakhstan,” the Pope told […]

Omicron variant, Covid testing and vacci...

Students and staff at public schools in Clayton County, Ga. Waited in a line of more than 100 vehicles for coronavirus tests on Wednesday.Credit…Dustin Chambers for The New York Times Many Americans have stood in long lines at free test sites since before the Christmas and New Years holiday rush. Many more bypass the lines […]

To bring comfort, US President visits wi...

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In an attempt to bring comfort, US President Joe Biden traveled to Colorado after a wildfire ravaged parts of the state. The president, who offered hugs and humor, assessed the damage with his wife, Jill. Residents of the state must rebuild homes and businesses, which were destroyed last week in a rare winter blaze caused […]

gunmen kill at least 30 in Nigeria’s Zam

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Gunmen killed at least 30 people in Nigeria’s Zamfara state, raiding several villages in an area in crisis for more than two years, residents and sources said on Friday. of security. There has been a spate of attacks in northwest Nigeria, which has seen a sharp rise in mass kidnappings and […]