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China unseats 45 lawmakers over involvement in election fraud

China unseats 45 lawmakers over involvement in election fraud

The standing committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) has decided to disqualify 45 lawmakers representing a northeastern province over electoral fraud. The committee voted on Tuesday to disqualify the legislators from the northeastern province of Liaoning, saying they were involved in vote buying and bribery during their election process to the NPC in 2013. [&hellip

Syria urges coordination for aid deliveries to Aleppo

Syria urges coordination for aid deliveries to Aleppo

Syria says the delivery of humanitarian aid to the divided northwestern city of Aleppo, especially those provided by Turkey, should be coordinated with the Damascus government and the UN. Damascus has also dismissed the entry of uncoordinated aid convoys to Aleppo without coordination with Damascus, Syria’s state television quoted the Foreign Ministry as saying in [&hellip

US and Israel agree on new record military aid

US and Israel agree on new record military aid

The United States and Israel have agreed on a record new package of at least $38 billion in US military aid over a 10 year period. The 10-year pact is expected to be signed within days after months of negotiations, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The deal will represent the biggest [&hellip

Israeli PM backs settlement expansion in occupied West Bank

Israeli PM backs settlement expansion in occupied West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeated his support for the Tel Aviv regime’s expropriation of Palestinian territories and expansion of illegal settlements across the occupied West Bank. “I am sure that many of you have heard the claim that the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria [in the] West Bank are obstacles to peace,” [&hellip

US-led strikes should target Fateh al-Sham terrorists

US-led strikes should target Fateh al-Sham terrorists

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has criticized the US-led coalition’s refusal to conduct air raids in Syria on positions held by the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, calling on Washington to reverse its course. On Tuesday, Lavrov called on the coalition forces to consider the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham as a [&hellip

US Nuclear Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula After North’s Nuclear Test.

US Nuclear Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula After North’s Nuclear Test.

The United States has flown two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers over ally South Korea in a show of force meant after North Korea conducted a nuclear test. The B-1B bombers, escorted by US and South Korean jets, flew over Osan air base, 75 miles (120km) from the heavily armed border with the North. The bombers were [&hellip

Two Ethiopia Opposition Leaders Arrested.

Two Ethiopia Opposition Leaders Arrested.

Addis Ababa – Two Ethiopian opposition leaders have been arrested and held in detention for the last two weeks, their party said on Monday, as the country grapples with rare anti-government unrest. The authorities detained Agaw Democratic Party leader Andualem Tilahun and another senior party member, Beyilu Teshale, on August 29, but the information was [&hellip

George Clooney-Backed Report: South Sudan President Profits From Civil War.

George Clooney-Backed Report: South Sudan President Profits From Civil War.

The president of South Sudan is directly profiting from the country’s civil war and even his 12-year-old son has a stake in a business venture, according to a two-year investigation commissioned by the actor and activist George Clooney. Salva Kiir, his former deputy Riek Machar and associates of both men have looted the country in [&hellip

Bunge Resumes After Weekend, Idd Recess.

Bunge Resumes After Weekend, Idd Recess.

The National Assembly resumes here today after the long weekend and Idd recess when MPs will continue discussing the Government Chemist Laboratory Authority Bill 2016 and the Chemist Professionals Bill of 2016. According to a timetable availed by the parliament office here, legislators will continue discussing the two bills today and thereafter approve them in [&hellip

Task Force Set To Probe Sale Of Muslim Properties Countrywide.

Task Force Set To Probe Sale Of Muslim Properties Countrywide.

The task force formed to probe the sale or hiring of properties belonged to Muslim institutions said yesterday that it would stand firm against any corruption attempt when undertaking the assignment. The eight-member team gave the assurance as one month has already passed since it was introduced by Chief Sheikh Abubakar Zuberi upon advice by [&hellip