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Palestine Youth Killed Israeli forces murder another Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

The 29-year-old victim, identified as Ibrahim Mustafa Abu Yaacoub, was with his friends when he was shot by the Israeli forces

DU online exams India Delhi University students and faculty oppose implementation of online exam system

The University Grants Commission, which regulates higher education in India, and the government have declared that online end-term exams in Delhi University should be conducted by September. Students and faculty have opposed this

UN report on killing of Soleimani UN investigator’s report condemns US drone strike targeting Qassem Soleimani

The report by Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, is due to be presented at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday

‘Israeli annexation plan formalizes the system of apartheid’

Palestinian lawyer and activist Diana Buttu talks about what the Israeli administration may have in mind about implementing the annexation plans, the impact of this on the two-state theory, the future of Palestinian Authority, and more.

US envoy visit to South Korea Talks with North Korea figure prominently in US envoy’s visit to Seoul

While the US has repeatedly attempted to downplay the significance of talks with North Korea, US envoy Stephen Biegun said on the day of his arrival to Seoul that the Trump administration is “open” to talks with the North

Filipinos take to the streets opposing Duterte’s Anti-Terror Law

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte received widespread condemnation for passing the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, which he signed unto law on July 3.

Philippines anti-terror law protest Activists and citizens rally against new anti-terror law in the Philippines

Critics argue that the new anti-terror law pushed through parliament by the Rodrigo Duterte administration makes it easier to criminalize dissent and crack down on critics

Israeli attacks Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza again

The airstrikes conducted in the late hours of Sunday claimed to target Hamas sites, but Palestinian media reported that the airstrikes hit an agricultural plot of land east of Gaza

Break Gilead’s patent since US has bought all stock of Remdesivir

Trump is trying to improve his waning electoral chances by reserving all of Gilead’s stock of Remdesivir to cover up his disastrous handling of the Covid-19 epidemic so far

India should not be a pawn in US imperialist efforts against China

India and China are two sovereign and independent countries with their own set of strengths and problems. They need to sit and talk to resolve their issues on their own

Unions hold coutrywide wide demonstrations against anti-people policies in India

Ten of thousands workers from different trade unions staged a countrywide protest on July 3, which also involved public sector employees, industrial workers, scheme workers and agricultural workers

Economically, US is a declining power, China is a rising power

Prof. Ahmad analyses the decline in US economic and strategic power and talks about the implications of the China-Russia partnership

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