Friday, October 23, 2020

Timeline of Julian Assange’s legal battles over past decade

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Sep 07, 2020 6:57 AM Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The extradition hearing of Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, opened in London on...
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‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero arrested on terror charges, police say

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KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as a hero who saved the lives of more than 1,200 people...
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First direct Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi amid deal

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Star of David-adorned El Al plane flew from Israel to the United Arab Emirates on Monday,...

Belarus cracks down on journalists, 2 AP staff deported

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JIM HEINTZ Associated Prress MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus, shaken by three weeks of massive protests against its authoritarian president, on Saturday cracked down hard on...

UAE formally ends Israel boycott amid US-brokered deal

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JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruler of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree Saturday formally ending the country's...

Kim Jong Un Delegates Powers to Sister, Close Aides: SK Intelligence

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By ISABEL VAN BRUGEN North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly handed part of his authority to his younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, and...

Pompeo inks deal to support more US troops in Poland

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WARSAW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sealed a defense cooperation deal Saturday with Polish officials that will pave the way to...
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Hong Kong newspaper raided, tycoon detained under new law

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Monday, broadening their enforcement of a new national security law and...

Opposition candidate leaves Belarus, urges end to protests

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YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential election, who initially refused to concede defeat amid a massive...

Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

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NICOLE WINFIELD, ELAINE KURTENBACH and MARK STEVENSON Associated Press ROME (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half...