Month: October 2020

Taiwan calls for ‘meaningful dialogue’ with China amid heightened military tensions – NBC News

TAIPEI — Taiwan wants to have “meaningful dialogue” with China on an equal basis, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday, extending an olive branch at a time of heightened military tension with Beijing, which claims the island as sovereign Chinese territory. Democratic Taiwan has come under increasing pressure from Beijing, which has ramped up air …

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A Convicted Kidnapper Is Chosen to Lead Government of Kyrgyzstan – The New York Times

MOSCOW — A man who had been convicted of kidnapping was chosen to be the prime minister of Kyrgyzstan on Saturday after feuding politicians agreed on a new government in an effort to end nearly a week of violent turmoil in the Central Asian country. An agreement to put the government under the man, Sadyr …

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Trump picks up another Nobel Peace Prize nomination from Europe after diplomatic victories – Fox News

President Trump has picked up another nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, after a Finnish member of the European Parliament (MEP) called for the American president to receive the honor. Laura Huhtasaari, an MEP and a member of the right-wing Finns Party, wrote to the Nobel Committee to nominate Trump for the 2021 prize “in recognition of his endeavors …

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Fragile ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh after fighting leaves hundreds dead – BBC News – BBC News

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Kuwait’s Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Dies At 91 – NPR

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Wisconsin hospitals filling with COVID patients: ‘A dire situation’ – Chicago Tribune

“If it’s growing the way that it has for the past week or so, we’re going to be in a dire situation in two, three, four weeks,” said Michael Hooker, vice president and chief medical officer for acute care at ThedaCare. “Yes, we saw this coming, but didn’t expect it to be quite so rapid.” …

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Woman Dies in Delhi After Gang Rape, Fueling Outrage Again in India – The New York Times

NEW DELHI — A teenager from a north Indian village who was dragged from a field and raped by a group of men died of her injuries at a hospital in New Delhi on Tuesday, triggering nationwide outrage again after years of what experts describe as a gang rape epidemic in India. The 19-year-old woman, …

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Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Why Caucasus flare-up risks wider war – BBC News

By Laurence BroersSouth Caucasus expert, Chatham House Related Topics Nagorno-Karabakh conflict image copyrightEPA image captionBoth sides appear to be digging in for a longer conflict, which risks increased involvement by outside powers Renewed hostilities have been raging between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces around the contested territory of Nagorno-Karabakh in the southern Caucasus. In scale and …

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China approves arrest of 12 Hong Kong speedboat fugitives – Al Jazeera English

The group was reportedly trying to reach Taiwan when mainland authorities picked them up on August 23. Chinese authorities have formally approved the arrests of 12 Hong Kong activists caught last month while allegedly trying to flee the territory for Taiwan. The group was picked up some 70 kilometres (43 miles) southeast of the city …

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