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A meeting was held Saturday between the Palestinian Prime Minister and the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding Italy’s commitment to providing an additional 35 million euro aid package to Palestine.  The aid package seeks to fund  ‘Food for Gaza’ and the  UNRWA (The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees). The aid [...]

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Taiwan’s President Lai Ching-te called on China to work with the island to ensure regional stability on Sunday, following two days of Chinese war games near the island. The call for cooperation came amidst growing aggression towards Taiwan in recent days, with China undertaking two days of military drills surrounding Taiwan over the weekend. China [...]

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North Korea’s defense ministry accused the US and South Korea on Saturday of intensifying border reconnaissance activities and threatened military action, according to state media Voice of Korea and Korean Central News Agency. In a press statement, Kim Kang Il, vice president of North Korea’s defense ministry, protested against “hostile air espionage” by the US. [...]

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Mexico extradited sons of El Chapo associate Nestor Isidro Perez Salas to the US on Saturday, US officials confirmed. Salas, also known as “El Nini”, allegedly served as the Sinaloa Cartel‘s lead assassin. Salas was arrested in Mexico on November 22 2023 for violence and fentanyl trafficking through Mexico and into the US. He was [...]

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Burkina Faso’s acting president Captain Ibrahim Traoré, who seized power following a 2022 coup, signed a new amended Transition Charter Saturday that extends the transition period to five years. The original charter called for the transition period to end in July 2024. Article 22 of the new Transition Charter states that the duration of the [...]

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The Council of the European Union approved the EU Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence (CSDDD) on Friday. The CSDDD introduces obligations for EU and non-EU companies related to compliance with human rights and their impact on the environment. The approval by the Council means that the CSDDD is adopted as legislation and its approval [...]

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Paris Criminal Court sentenced Friday in absentia three high ranking Syrian officials to life for complicity in crimes against humanity and war crimes, reported the International Federation for Human Rights. The defendants were Ali Mamlouk, advisor to President Bashar Al-Assad and former head of the National Security Bureau, Jamil Hassan, former head of the Syrian [...]

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Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) approved a groundbreaking new treaty relating to intellectual property, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge on Friday at a diplomatic conference in Geneva. The objective of this Treaty is to enhance the efficacy, transparency and quality of the patent system, and prevent patents from being granted [...]

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The Colombian Prosecutor’s Office formally charged former President Álvaro Uribe with witness tampering and procedural fraud on Friday. This development occurred during the Accusation Hearing held in the 44th Penal Circuit Court of Bogotá. The hearing, presided over by Judge Sandra Liliana Heredia, saw Uribe’s defense team’s request for nullification of the proceedings swiftly rejected. [...]

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US organization Missions in Haiti announced Friday that three of their members were shot and killed by a gang in Haiti. The Oklahoma-based group reported that married couple Davy and Natalie Lloyd, alongside Mission director Jude Montis, were ambushed as they left church in Port-au-Prince on Thursday evening. All three worked for Missions in Haiti, [...]

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