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Police in Bangladesh fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse students protesting against the government's job quota system on July 17, a day after violent clashes left six people dead and scores injured. Authorities also announced the indefinite closure of all public and private universities...
Ahead of presidential and legislative elections in Rwanda, tense relations with Rwanda’s bigger neighbor, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), remain a deepening challenge for both countries and the broader region, say analysts. Escalating tensions between the two, intensified by a United...
The U.S. and other western governments criticized a controversial security bill in South Sudan that would allow the government to detain people without warrants, saying it would undermine open political and civil space ahead of the country’s elections. The security bill, which passed parliament July...
The U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo will pause its withdrawal, with no timeline set for the next phase following the initial one in June, the government and mission said. In September last year, President Felix Tshisekedi asked the mission to fast-track the withdrawal...
Ukraine’s top prosecutor has called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Russia over a missile strike on a children’s hospital in Kyiv earlier this week. Ukraine’s capital suffered one of its worst days of air strikes since the start of Russia’s war, with attacks across the...
Gambia's parliament on July 15 rejected a bill that would have ended a ban on female genital mutilation (FGM), after lawmakers voted down all the clauses in the proposed law. "The ban on FGM is still firmly maintained in the Gambia," the Ministry of Information said in a statement after the vote....
Israel said it targeted Hamas’ shadowy military commander in a massive strike on July 13 in the crowded southern Gaza Strip that killed at least 90 people including children, according to local health officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “there still isn’t absolute certainty”...
Taiwanese honor guards will no longer perform changing of the guard ceremonies around a giant statue of the island’s first president, Chiang Kai-shek, as part of a national effort to stop “worshiping authoritarianism.”. Starting from July 15, the elaborate military performance will be moved outdoors...
Ukraine has documented the deaths of nearly 300 civilians from mines left by Russia and is collecting evidence for the International Criminal Court (ICC), Kyiv's domestic security service said on July 12. Russia's February 2022 invasion has ravaged wide swathes of Ukrainian land and resulted in tens...
Colombia's government has ended a ceasefire with some factions of the EMC rebels, led by commander Ivan Mordisco, who reject peace talks, the defense ministry said on July 16. The Estado Mayor Central (EMC) was formed by dissident former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) fighters who...