Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for their redeployment will depend on the outcome of talks with U.S. officials this week. Mustafa al-Kadhimi said Iraq will still ask for U.S. training and military intelligence gathering ... troop departure ... The U.S ... .
LONDON (NYTIMES) - Millions of years before the Cotswolds, in western England, became a popular vacation destination, romanticised for its ancient woodlands, honey-coloured stone villages and medieval abbeys, it was a shallow, warm sea, home to a Jurassic marine ecosystem ... The site is not being revealed for security reasons ... More on this topic. � ....
The United States will continue air strikes in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban, a top US general said Sunday, as the insurgents press on with offensives across the country. Since early May, violence has surged after the insurgents launched a sweeping assault just days after the US-led foreign forces began their final withdrawal ... Read .
PAPEETE (AFP) - French PresidentEmmanuel Macron was greeted with flower garlands and Tahitian dancers on the tarmac as he touched down on Saturday (July 24) night for his first official trip to French Polynesia... The tests remain a source of deep resentment, seen as evidence of racist colonial attitudes that disregarded the lives of islanders ... � ....
A local military source told ArabNews on Saturday that at least two other senior Houthi leaders had been killed in fighting in Marib in the past 48 hours ... Other clashes broke out in Al-Kasara, west of Marib, where the Houthis failed to make gains despite their attacks, a military source said.
Taking responsibility should be the flipside of taking back control. But admissions of responsibility are in short supply in the government published on the Northern Ireland protocol on Wednesday. According to this, the protocol was the responsibility of (delete according to taste) Theresa May, Hilary Benn or indeed the 2019 parliament ... Read more ... .
The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India climbed to 124 Sunday, officials said, with rescuers searching for dozens more missing ... In Maharasthra state, 114 people have been killed, including more than 40 in a large landslide that hit the hillside village of Taliye, south of Mumbai, on Thursday ... .
Four dozen fully vaccinated people in New Jersey have died from COVID-19, health officials say. Forty-nine deaths among the population have been recorded since December 2020, the New Jersey Department of Health confirmed to The Epoch Times. Some 5,300 people who had not gotten a vaccine also died with COVID-19 ... The death count stands at 1,063 ... ....
24/07/2021 05.28 PM. BOGOTA, July 24 -- The funeral of assassinated HaitianPresident Jovenel Moise took place Friday in Cap-Haitien amid heavy security following violent protests. Protesters clashed with police and shots were fired as tear gas drifted to the site of the private funeral ... “They’re watching us, waiting for us to be afraid,” she said.
Nearly 60 people have been prosecuted in relation to unprecedented anti-government protests that broke out in Cuba earlier this month, a senior Cuban official has said, vowing that due process was being followed amid international criticism ...Independent observers and activists have published lists of those arrested with at least 600 names on them ... .