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What sparked right-wing mob violence in Delhi?

The sectarian violence has been primarily targeted against Muslims who have been peacefully protesting against the discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act since the past two months.

COVID-19 COVID-19: WHO-China joint mission says China’s handling of the disease is historic

The mission observed that other affected countries should increase their level of preparedness and take cues from how China has managed to tackle the virus

Venezuela commemorates 31 years of the first popular insurrection against neoliberalism

The Caracazo of February 1989 laid the foundation for the struggle to restore democracy in the country

Iraq politics Confidence vote in Iraqi parliament postponed after boycott by MPs

The vote of confidence for the new government in Iraq will now take place on February 29, Saturday, to approve the cabinet proposed by prime minister-designate Mohammed Allawi

Darfur conflict Sudan’s army accused of blocking humanitarian access to central Darfur

The government and four other armed rebel groups had agreed to a ceasefire on October 21 last year to facilitate humanitarian access to the civil war-affected area. Any violation by the government forces might prove to be a set back for the progress made in the peace negotiations so far

AIPAC Breaking political custom, Democratic presidential candidates skip AIPAC summit

After the decision by leading Democratic Party candidate Bernie Sanders, other candidates have also jumped in to skip the 2020 AIPAC policy summit. Only Mike Bloomberg is scheduled to attend

Syria Idlib Syrian offensive kills 33 soldiers of the invading Turkish forces in Idlib

Tukey recently increased the size of its invading army inside Syria after the Syrian government forces started an operation to liberate the territory and end the 9-year-old war in the country

Haitian police and military agree to find solutions after clashes on Sunday

The shooting between the Haitian police and military in the capital Port-au-Prince on February 23 left two dead and a dozen injured

Unions take action against South African Telekom’s retrenchment plan

The unions argued in court that proper consultations were not held with them before deciding on retrenchment packages

Ghana Medical Association advances in Government talks and withdraws strike call

The GMA warned the government that they would take strike action if it failed to implement an agreement on Conditions of Service, the deadline for whose implementation was January 1, 2020

Chilean left-wing political parties initiate a campaign for new constitution

Members of the political parties will campaign to urge people to vote for a new Constitution and a Constitutional Convention, highlighting the need to end the current constitution drafted during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet

Greek protests Greek residents mark shutdown against construction of detention centers for refugees

The residents of Lesvos, Samos and Chios islands in Greece are observing a complete shutdown on Thursday, in opposition to the government’s move to build more detention centers for refugees and asylum seekers

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