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Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden said Friday he had secured the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination and face Donald Trump in November's US presidential election....

G20 pledges more than $21 billion to fight coronavirus

G20 pledges more than $21 billion to fight coronavirus

CAIRO: The Group of 20 rich and emerging economies has pledged more than $21 billion to fight the coronavirus, the group said early on Saturday....

In rare letter, CPJ board calls on US local authorities to halt arrests, assaults on journalists

In rare letter, CPJ board calls on US local authorities to halt arrests, assaults on journalists

NEW YORK: The board of directors of the Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday (June 5, 2020) sent a rare letter demanding that US governors,...

26 killed, village torched in central Mali attack

26 killed, village torched in central Mali attack

BAMAKO: Twenty-six people were killed and a village burnt in central Mali, officials said Saturday, but it was unclear who was behind the latest violence...

French troops kill Al-Qaeda’s North Africa chief

French troops kill Al-Qaeda’s North Africa chief

PARIS: France has hailed the killing of the head of Al-Qaeda's North Africa wing in an operation that dealt a blow to the group behind...

Poland hopes to get some US troops from Germany

Poland hopes to get some US troops from Germany

WARSAW: Poland hopes to receive more US troops, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Saturday, after the Wall Street Journal reported that Washington plans to slash...

India, Australia strengthen defence ties

India, Australia strengthen defence ties

NEW DELHI: India and Australia strengthened defence ties Thursday, including sealing a pact to boost military logistics support and maritime cooperation, as both nations experience...

6.4 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

6.4 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's eastern Maluku islands Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there was no...

Libya’s UN-recognised government claims full control of Tripoli, suburbs

Libya’s UN-recognised government claims full control of Tripoli, suburbs

TRIPOLI: Libya's UN-recognised government said Thursday it was back in full control of Tripoli and its suburbs, capping a string of victories against eastern strongman...

Hong Kong protesters defy ban, rally to remember Tiananmen

Hong Kong protesters defy ban, rally to remember Tiananmen

HONG KONG: Tens of thousands of people across Hong Kong lit candles and chanted democracy slogans on Thursday to commemorate China's deadly Tiananmen crackdown, defying...

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