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Algeria wants France to apologize for colonial past

Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said, expressing hope that Emmanuel Macron would build on recent conciliatory overtures. A global reexamination of the legacy...

Rocket fired toward US Embassy in Iraq injures child

The Iraqi military said Sunday that a rocket aimed at Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. Embassy, struck a residential house and injured a child. Iraqi officials said the embassy's recently installed C-RAM...

Anti-racism protests against slave trader statues grow in US, France

Anti-racism groups led a “de-colonial tour” of Paris on Sunday to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses. The march, starting at the French...

Prime Minister Johnson and Prince Charles lead birthday tributes to Britain’s health service

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles paid tribute to Britain’s state-run National Health Service on its 72nd birthday on Sunday, expressing pride in how it has coped with the COVID-19...

India to buy 33 Russian fighter aircraft for $2.43 billion

India’s defense ministry on Thursday approved the purchase of 21 Russian MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter aircraft costing $2.43 billion to augment its air force as the country faces security challenges on its...

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil and India,...

Hopes of timely trade deal fade as post-Brexit talks stall

European Union and U.K. negotiators in charge of finding a post-Brexit compromise resumed in-person talks this week, but the result remained the same, with no progress achieved on a range of key issues, preventing...

Qatar hails strategic relations with Turkey

Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has hailed his country's strategic relations with Turkey. "Strategic relations between Qatar and Turkey are growing day by day, particularly in the fields of economic, investment, commercial, energy...

Police Reforms, ‘Dodgy advisers’ and Mafias are serious challenges for Imran Khan

By Dr Shahid Qureshi:- Can someone tell Prime Minister Imran Khan that: 'hand on your shoulder is closest to your neck', and he should change his 'daytime' advisers imported from abroad as there is enough...

Turkish court starts trial in absentia for 20 Saudis in Khashoggi murder case

Turkish court on Friday launched a trial in absentia of 20 Saudi nationals indicted for their role in the murder of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. Istanbul 11th Criminal Court held the first...