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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan filed a criminal complaint against staff at the right-wing Greek newspaper Dimokratia Monday over the publication of an offensive headline. Erdoğan filed the complaint after Dimokratia published a picture of Erdoğan with the headline “Siktir Git Mr. Erdogan,” which translates to “F*** off Mr. Erdogan.” The headline included both the [...]

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US District Judge Marrero in Manhattan ordered the US Postal Service (USPS) Monday to treat all election mail as first-class mail or priority mail express and to pre-approve all overtime that has been or will be requested between October 26 and November 6. “The entire world is now in the grip of a catastrophic pandemic [...]

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Femicides in Mexico continue to increase, according to government data released on Friday, amid growing protests demanding that the Mexican government do more to combat this crime. The Executive Secretary of the National Public Security System published a report on Friday of national crime data from the first eight months of 2020. The government recorded [...]

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The Dutch government announced Friday that the Netherlands would seek to hold Syria accountable for human rights violations of its citizens. The Dutch government further explained that the Assad regime has violated the UN Convention against Torture in its ongoing civil war. In a letter to the Dutch parliament, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok remarked: Today [...]

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TikTok, a Chinese social media company, filed a complaint in federal court in Washington, DC, Friday to block the US ban on TikTok. In its complaint, TikTok requested that the court prevent the enforcement of the ban and declare the ban unlawful and unconstitutional. TikTok cited the following reasons to support the court block enforcement [...]

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US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granted a preliminary injunction Saturday against President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13943 to prohibit transactions related to WeChat. Citing concerns with national security since WeChat is owned by Tencent Holdings, a Chinese company, Trump prohibited “any transaction that is related to WeChat by any person, or with respect to any [...]

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Ethiopia’s attorney general filed charges on Saturday against 24 activists for alleged terrorism and incitement to violence. Jawar Mohammed and Bekele Gerba, two leading opposition politicians of the Oromo Federalist Congress, were among those charged. Jawar and Gerba belong to the ethnic Oromo group. Despite being the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, Oromos have historically [...]

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Peru’s congress unsuccessfully attempted to impeach President Martín Vizcarra on Friday on the grounds of “moral incapacity.” Vizcarra faced the impeachment hearing despite his appeal to delay congressional efforts to remove him from his office, which was rejected by the country’s constitutional court on Thursday. The motion to impeach Vizcarra gained support from 32 of [...]

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The Campaign Legal Center has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) calling for an investigation into current Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s alleged activity to reimburse employees for their political campaign contributions. Based on investigations from the Washington Post and the New York Times, DeJoy allegedly violated the Federal Election Campaign Act when [...]

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