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War in Syria War-ravaged Syria demands end of sanctions and occupation of its territories by US and others

The Bashar al-Assad government in Syria has called the sanctions and the occupation crimes against humanity and a form of economic warfare 

Thousands face hunger as Greece limits assistance to refugee camps and other stories

Today we look at rising hunger in refugee camps in Greece, the case against Guatemalan paramilitaries for sexual violence against Indigenous women, and more

XXII CELAC Summit: focus on inclusive economic recovery, cooperation and other stories

Today we look at the 22nd CELAC foreign ministers’ summit, the killing of 2 journalists amid clashes between 2 armed groups in Haiti, and more

Thousands protest in Buenos Aires amid government-IMF debt talks and other stories

Today we look at a debt restructuring talks between Argentina and the IMF, a workers’ protest against rising costs and poverty in Turkey, and more

British journalist speaks out on detention en route to cover the elections in Nicaragua

The three day detention of Steve Sweeney, the only journalist from Britain’s media who was due to cover Nicaragua’s election, is part of the multi-pronged campaign to subvert the country’s self-determination

Jair Bolsonaro faces 9 charges in senate inquiry report on COVID-19 and other stories

Today we look at Brazil’s senate inquiry report on the state’s pandemic response, growing threats of climate-induced distress migration, and more

Despite opposition, Turkish parliament extends mandate of military deployment and aggression in Syria and Iraq

Turkey has occupied a large part of Syrian territory, citing threats from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the inflow of refugees. However, Syria has accused it of supporting rebel fighters and prolonging the war

With threats to foreign diplomats, Turkey’s Erdogan unleashes another distraction drive

Faced with an economy in doldrums and falling approval ratings, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has resorted to his usual tactic of indulging nationalistic rhetoric, this time against western ambassadors. Critics have called it an attempt to divert attention from pressing issues

Libya talks LPDF resumes talks to end Libyan civil war with eye on December elections

The talks between the different groups seek to reach an agreement on a constitutional framework for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections

Women protest Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul convention 

The conservative government in Turkey led by AKP officially withdrew from the convention which demands signatories make legal and institutional arrangements for protecting women and achieving gender equality

Foreign troops in Libya Libya’s interim government asks Turkey to withdraw its forces

Turkish troops and mercenaries backed by it were deployed in Libya last year following an agreement with the Government of National Accord. The UN has repeatedly called for all foreign soldiers to be withdrawn from the country

March For Cyprus Unity Ahead of UN-mediated talks, Cypriot groups rally for a peaceful solution

Progressive sections in both parts of politically and ethnically divided Cyprus marched in the capital city Nicosia calling for a federal solution for the peaceful reunion of the communities and the country

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