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Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM
Middle East

Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday appointed Aziz Akhannouch as the country’s new prime minister. A statement from the royal…
Moroccan elections will be about math, not change
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Moroccan elections will be about math, not change

The Moroccan elections take place next Wednesday and will be the first time that newly formulated electoral rules apply, including…
Taliban co-founder Baradar to lead new Afghanistan govt – sources
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Taliban co-founder Baradar to lead new Afghanistan govt – sources

Sept 3 (Reuters) – Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar will lead a new Afghan government set to be announced shortly, sources…
Taliban prepare to announce new Afghan government amid economic turmoil
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Taliban prepare to announce new Afghan government amid economic turmoil

Sept 2 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers were preparing their government on Thursday, more than two weeks after the…
India locks down Kashmir after top separatist leader’s death
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India locks down Kashmir after top separatist leader’s death

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian authorities cracked down on public movement and imposed a near-total communications blackout in disputed Kashmir…
Records rebut claims of unequal treatment of Jan. 6 rioters
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Records rebut claims of unequal treatment of Jan. 6 rioters

It’s a common refrain from some of those charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol and their…
Israel urges Netanyahu return gifts; he denies keeping them
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Israel urges Netanyahu return gifts; he denies keeping them

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister’s office has urged former premier Benjamin Netanyahu to return dozens of expensive gifts he…
GOP rift widens amid growing hostility to Afghan refugees
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GOP rift widens amid growing hostility to Afghan refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the US rushes to evacuate Americans and allies from the chaos of Afghanistan, a growing number…
Qatari elections: A PR stunt or a step toward democracy?
Middle East

Qatari elections: A PR stunt or a step toward democracy?

Qatar’s first public election of a consultative assembly is set to take place. The Arab state’s ruling Emir Sheikh Tamim…
Kathy Hochul becomes New York’s first female governor
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Kathy Hochul becomes New York’s first female governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday,…
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