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Israel military forces Thursday killed seven Palestinian gunmen and two Palestinian citizens in a raid on the Jenin refugee camp. The UN condemned the raid and urged both Israel and Palestine to “de-escalate tensions, restore calm, and avoid further conflict.” Amnesty International also condemned the raid, calling it “a reminder of the cost of…shameful inaction” [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Wednesday ruled that applications made by Ukraine and the Netherlands against Russia alleging multiple violations of the European Convention on Human Rights(ECHR) are partly admissible. The three applications pertain to the ongoing conflict in the Donbas region of Ukraine and the downing of Flight MH17. Two complaints were [...]

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The government of Peru Saturday declared a state of emergency through in the wake of national anti-government protests that have left 42 civilians dead. Supreme Decree No. 009-2023—published in Peru’s official gazette —declares that from January 15, a 30-day emergency period will be imposed in various provinces, including the capital city of Lima. The decree explicitly [...]

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The Commander of US Cyber Command and NSA Director Paul Nakasone Thursday urged Congress to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Services Intelligence Act. Unless Congress acts, Section 702 will expire on December 31, 2023. Section 702 permits the US government to conduct targeted surveillance of foreign persons located outside the US without a warrant [...]

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The UK Government Tuesday revealed a new anti-strike bill to ensure public services maintain “basic function” during industrial actions. The government said the legislation will ensure that “transport services keep running during strike action.” The Transport Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill, introduced by Transport Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan, will set out the legal framework to allow [...]

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The New York Times released an article on Friday containing a half-complete document from US Central Command which investigated a failed drone strike in Afghanistan. 66 pages of the unclassified document were released to the New York Times, containing redactions, after a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. The investigation was instigated shortly after the drone [...]

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The Taliban’s announcement that women in Afghanistan would be banned from attending university drew sharp criticism from around the globe Wednesday. The Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, and the US and the High Representative of the EU released a joint statement condemning the decision. [...]

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InfoWars and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in the Southern District of Texas on Friday. Jones, who has been described as “the most prolific conspiracy theorist in contemporary America” was ordered to pay over $1.4 billion dollars in damages in defamation cases against victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary [...]

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