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Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

A top adviser to President Donald Trump says a key second-term priority on immigration, if the president is reelected, would be using agreements with Central American governments as models to get countries around the world to field asylum claims from people seeking refuge in the United States

Source: World | 25 Oct 2020 | 5:10 am(NZT)

Polish president tests positive for coronavirus as European cases surge

President Andrzej Duda is doing ‘fine’ his spokesman said.

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 9:37 pm(NZT)

Tensions remain high between Thai government and protesters

Thailand’s government and the country’s pro-democracy movement appear no closer to resolving their differences, as the protesters’ Saturday night deadline for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to step down approaches

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 9:30 pm(NZT)

Libya’s warring sides reach permanent cease-fire. U.N. calls it ‘historic.’

The United Nations hailed the truce as “an important turning point,” but previous cease-fires have broken down.

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 5:58 am(NZT)

Pope Francis, the anti-Trump of our age

Over the course of Trump’s tenure in office, few people have cut more contrasting a figure than the pontiff.

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 5:00 am(NZT)

U.S. warns of potential terrorist attacks, kidnap plots targeting Americans and other foreigners in Istanbul

An unusually stark warning also referred to unspecified threats against the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul.

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 4:30 am(NZT)

E.U. rejects proposal to ban labeling plant-based foods as veggie ‘burgers’

The ruling is being cheered as a win for the burgeoning meat-alternatives market.

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 3:10 am(NZT)

Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

A top adviser to President Donald Trump says a key second-term priority on immigration, if the president is reelected, would be using agreements with Central American governments as models to get countries around the world to field asylum claims from people seeking refuge in the United States

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:27 am(NZT)

A fun-loving dolphin disappears into the deep, and Ireland fears the worst

The celebrity Fungie had transformed the economic life of a small town in County Kerry.

Source: World | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:00 am(NZT)

China, and Xi, commemorate the Korean War as victory over United States

With U.S.-China tensions at their highest point in years, a barrage of state media coverage and a blistering speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping hammered home the message.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 11:56 pm(NZT)

Brazil approves import of Chinese shot that Bolsonaro nixed

Brazil’s health regulator has authorized the import from China of a potential vaccine against the coronavirus, just days after President Jair Bolsonaro insisted he wouldn’t allow doses to be shipped from the Asian nation

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 11:26 pm(NZT)

UN assembly chief unhappy at NY mayor spurning COVID meeting

The president of the United Nations General Assembly wasn’t happy that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio rejected a meeting with him to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the work of the 193-member world organization

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 11:18 pm(NZT)

Georgia's ex-president is seeking a political comeback. But he’s doing it from self-exile in Ukraine.

Mikheil Saakashvili’s bid in Oct. 31 elections has many twists — including the fact that he was convicted of crimes in absentia.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 11:00 pm(NZT)

Sudan and Israel agree to normalize ties, the third such accord since August

The announcement came shortly after Trump said he was removing Sudan from the U.S. list of state sponors of terrorism.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 10:38 pm(NZT)

Trump asked Israel’s leader if ‘Sleepy Joe’ could have made Israel-Sudan deal

The Israeli leader, a close Trump ally, refrained from taking the partisan bait.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 9:12 pm(NZT)

The virus is on the march in much of the world. In India, it’s in retreat.

Coronavirus cases have peaked — for now — in the world’s second-most-populous country.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 9:00 pm(NZT)

No sign Trump’s Syria outreach has made progress on missing Americans

Abbas Ibrahim was invited to Washington by the White House as a mediator but left without any sign of progress.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 6:00 pm(NZT)

‘The enemy’ in the covid ward: Some Israelis oppose treating a Palestinian leader

The presence of Saeb Erekat in a Jerusalem hospital has sparked a debate.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 3:47 am(NZT)

Lebanon names Saad Hariri as prime minister, almost one year after he resigned

After a year of economic collapse, the coronavirus and calls for change, Lebanon is bringing back its old prime minister.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 2:28 am(NZT)

Huawei’s new smartphone could be its last, as U.S. sanctions clamp down on access to chipsets

Analysts say Huawei’s smartphone chip supply is dwindling, limiting its sales despite surging patriotic demand at home.

Source: World | 23 Oct 2020 | 2:02 am(NZT)












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