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US urges Sudanese military leader to “restrain”

The United States has urged military leaders in the coup in Sudan to refrain from “any and all violence” against peaceful protesters planning Saturday’s large demonstrations. The call to Sudan’s military leaders was delivered by a senior Foreign Ministry official who gave the briefing to reporters on an anonymous basis. …

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US envoy meets Sudanese leader, affirms support for democracy

A US envoy underscored Washington’s support for a democratic transition to civilian rule in Sudan Saturday in talks with the head of the ruling council and the prime minister, the US embassy in Khartoum said. The embassy noted that Jeffrey Feltman, special envoy for the Horn of Africa, has also …

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Haqqani, US wanted Taliban leader, praises suicide bomber

The acting Taliban interior minister, who is on the US list of terrorists, has held a ceremony in Kabul to honor the suicide bombers responsible for killing thousands of US and allied troops in Afghanistan. Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is a US fugitive in exchange for $10 million for any information …

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Hezbollah Leader Claims to Have 100,000 Fighters

For the first time the leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group admitted Monday that the influential militant group has 100,000 trained fighters. Hassan Nasrallah revealed the number of personnel of the militant wing of the Shiite group in his first speech since seven people were killed in a gun battle on …

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Myanmar Junta Leader: ASEAN Fails to Stop Violence

The leader of the Myanmar Junta, Monday (18/10), said some of the ASEAN demands were non-negotiable and the violence that occurred in his country was also the responsibility of the 10-nation bloc. “We were asked to solve it and we were the ones to fix the problem. I want ASEAN …

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Called “Government Puppet,” New Austrian Leader Bela Kurz

Austria’s new Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg vowed Monday to work closely with his predecessor, Sebastian Kurz, who resigned over corruption charges. This sparked criticism by the opposition, who said the new leader would only be an accomplice to Kurz. The Greens, the junior partner of Kurz’s conservative group, have sued Kurz …

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