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Clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno Karabakh raise international concerns

Nagorno-Karabakh is a breakaway region of Azerbaijan with an Armenian ethnic majority. Governments of both the Transcaucasian countries have accused each other of violating the 1994 ceasefire agreement after fighting along the border broke out on Sunday

Families of disappeared persons protest in Sri Lanka Families of disappeared persons hold protest rallies in Sri Lanka

On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, hundreds of Tamil families carried out protest rallies in Jaffna and Batticaloa in Sri Lanka, calling for justice for their missing kin

seafarers amid COVID19 Seafarers face a tough challenge amid COVID-19

A roadmap to safely repatriate seafarers whose time onboard has long exceeded their contract duration is lacking in several countries

UN reports on Israeli atrocities Israeli atrocities on the rise

Two recent UN reports reveal the extent to which the Israeli regime has intensified systematic violence against Palestinians while it pushes forward with the ‘Annexation Plan’

Jericho protests against Israeli annexation plan Several international delegates join Palestinians’ protest against proposed Israeli annexation

The protests in Jericho in the Jordan Valley were part of the Palestinian Authority’s popular initiatives against the annexation move by Israel. The UN peace envoy and representatives of Russia, China and EU attended the protest

PA responds to Israeli annexation plan Palestinian authority hints at declaration of sovereign state if Israel continues with annexation plan

Palestinian prime minister Mohammad Shatyyeh reiterated PA’s rejection of the so-called Peace Plan proposed by US president Donald Trump, and said that the PA has devised a counterproposal

Israel’s proposed annexation of occupied West Bank: Third Intifada in Palestine?

The Zionist occupation forces are looking for yet another opportunity of expansion into Palestinian lands with unprecedented support from its main imperialist ally, the US

Oxfam report Halting conflict globally is the only way to effectively tackle COVID-19, says report

According to the report published by international NGO, Oxfam, global military expenditure in 2019 stood at USD 1.9 trillion – an amount several times over what is required to pay for the UN-led efforts to fight the COVID-19 crisis in developing countries

Edon Interview-Cyprus “EDON has been at the forefront of all the struggles of the Cypriotic youth”

Iakovos Tofari, head of the International Bureau of the Central Council of EDON and member of the EDON Executive Council, talks about COVID-19 in Cyprus and the role of the youth organization in various struggles

Third world debt restructuring UN UN calls for debt relief as world reels under economic impact of COVID-19

As the crisis in the global economy deepens, international bodies and agencies are proposing debt restructuring plans for the developing economies. However, many creditors have been reluctant to accept the possibility

US blocks IMF loan to Iran United States set to block IMF’s emergency loan to Iran

Iran had requested a USD 5 billion emergency loan from the IMF last month to help its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The US claims the money will be used to fund terrorism in the region

Saudi ceasefire Yemen, COVID Two-week ceasefire in Yemen takes effect

The Saudi-led alliance announced the ceasefire on Wednesday. The decision comes after the UN appealed for a halt to all military hostilities worldwide in the face of COVID-19 emergency

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