U.S.'s Blinken says Khashoggi report speaks for itself

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said that the intelligence assessment on the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks for itself, adding that the steps taken by Washington on Friday were important for recalibrating the U.S.-Saudi relationship. Blinken did not address why the United States fell short of imposing sanctions on Saudi ...

12:34 pm Et February 27, 2021

Europe to loosen Coronavirus measures starting in March

Several European countries are starting to loosen coronavirus measures at the beginning of March after months of lockdowns. GermanyGermany, on Feb. 10, extended its coronavirus lockdown to March ...

11:43 am Et February 27, 2021

Saudi prince MBS authorised move to 'capture or kill' Khashoggi, claims US report

Saudi Arabia's crown prince likely approved an operation to kill or capture journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to a newly declassified US intelligence ...

9:36 pm Et February 26, 2021

India, Pakistan agree on Kashmir border de-escalation

The militaries of India and Pakistan said on Thursday they have agreed to a cease-fire along the disputed Kashmir border. The directors-general of military operations of the two ...

12:29 pm Et February 25, 2021

Boeing engine blowouts investigated as older 777s are suspended

Showers of jet engine parts over residential areas on both sides of the Atlantic have caught regulators’ attention and prompted the suspension of some older Boeing planes from ...

11:20 pm Et February 22, 2021

US Weekly Jobless Claims at 861,000 Last Week - Labor Dept.

Some 861,000 Americans filed for jobless claims last week, Labor Department data showed on Thursday, demonstrating the job market's continued difficulty in turning the corner from the coronavirus ...

4:59 pm Et February 18, 2021

U.S. reports over 3 mln child COVID-19 cases

Over 3 million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to a latest report of the American Academy ...

11:33 am Et February 18, 2021

Ten years on, Libyan revolutionaries live with wounds and unfulfilled dreams

 As revolution swept their region in 2011, three young Libyans joined mass protests against Muammar Gaddafi’s four-decade rule. They now live divided by Libya’s frontlines, their futures irrevocably ...

11:31 am Et February 16, 2021

France fights hold of Islamist radicals with dragnets, laws

More than three dozen French police officers descended on a small private school in Paris, blocked the 92 students inside their classrooms, took photos everywhere even inside the refrigerator, and grilled the school director. “It was like they were moving in on a drug deal,” Hanane Loukili, the director and co-founder of the MHS middle ...

5:40 pm Et February 15, 2021

China refused to provide WHO team with raw data on early COVID cases, team member says

China refused to give raw data on early COVID-19 cases to a World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of the pandemic, one of the team’s investigators said, ...

11:45 am Et February 13, 2021
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