Internal political fighting fed by external powers like Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Iran has heavily damaged Yemen’s educational system, and the lives of those in academia.
The public prosecutor's office in the capital Bamako has said in a statement that six people were under investigation for "plotting against the government, criminal association, insulting the head of state and complicity."
Britain's post-Brexit trade deal with the EU looks certain to be passed when parliament is recalled on December 30 after the main opposition Labour party said it would vote in favour despite misgivings.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman had tweeted an image of an Australian soldier with a bloody knife next to a baby after revelations about Australian war crimes in Afghanistan.
Turkey applied for EU membership in 1987, and its accession talks began in 2005. But negotiations stalled in 2007 due to objections of the Greek Cypriot Administration, as well as opposition from Germany and France.
Officials may have violated their own laws by retaining information on journalists and activists who sought disclosures under the Freedom of Information Act.
President Erdogan says Turkey seeks to build "our future together with Europe," adding Ankara's aim is not to violate anyone's rights or legitimate stance.
All the opposition parties have denounced as rigged the October 31 parliamentary elections and have staged mass protests, calling for snap polls – a demand the ruling Georgian Dream party has rejected.
A 1.8 trillion euro package to finance the EU budget and coronavirus recovery plan requires unanimous approval but a clause linking funds to respect for ‘democratic norms’ has become a barrier.
The ruling Georgian Dream party led by billionaire ex-prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, which won the October 31 polls with a two-percent margin, has flatly denied the accusations of electoral fraud.
Estimates suggest that the turnout may come up to around 72 percent of the electorate, which would be the highest in more than a century.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden can become the next president by winning Pennsylvania, or by winning two out of the trio of Georgia, Nevada and Arizona.
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