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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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UN Urges Sudanese Military To Release Detained Officials

The United Nations on Thursday (28/10) urged military officers who toppled Sudan’s civilian-led transitional government to immediately release all officials who continue to be unlawfully detained in the northern East African country. The coup earlier this week came after tensions between military and civilian leaders escalated in recent weeks. The …

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China urges Western countries to help Taliban and lift sanctions

China has pressured the Taliban’s interim government in Afghanistan to “effectively” protect women’s rights and renewed its call to lift international sanctions on the conflict-torn country to help it cope with growing “economic chaos”. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed the issue in two days of talks with Taliban leaders …

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Civil Society Urges President to Respond to Democracy’s Setback

JAKARTA – Amnesty International Indonesia Director Usman Hamid said the quality of Indonesia’s democracy had declined. This condition is marked, among others, by the threat of freedom of expression, the weakening of accountability institutions, and the polarization that occurs among the public. Usman urged President Joko Widodo to respond to …

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Former Australian PM Urges Government to Strengthen Support for Taiwan

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australia should do more to support democracies like Taiwan while China increases its influence in the Asia-Pacific region. In an impassioned speech earlier this month at the government-backed Yushan Forum in Taipei, Abbott warned that China’s internal troubles might lead the country to …

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Former Terrorism Convicts in Poso Urges MIT Group to Surrender

POSO — As many as 23 ex-terror convicts (convicts) in Poso, Central Sulawesi, on Monday (11/10) morning, pledged allegiance to the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia based on Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution. “Refusing to be involved in activities and ideas that are contrary to Pancasila and the …

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