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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Is America ready for gay president? Iowa casts first votes

The question posed to Pete Buttigieg — gay, married and running for president — came from a supporter at an Iowa campaign stop: What...

Impose global comprehensive arms embargo on Myanmar: European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) has reiterated its call on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to impose a “global comprehensive arms embargo” on Myanmar. It also...

Indonesia to criminalize sex outside of marriage

Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations,...

Military strike against Iran would result in ‘all-out war’

Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would result in “all-out war”, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Thursday. “I am making...

Ousted Tunisian President Ben Ali dies

Tunisia’s former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has died in exile aged 83, his family says. Ben Ali led the country for 23 years and...

Afghanistan war: Deadly Taliban attack ‘destroys’ hospital

At least 15 people have died after a truck packed with explosives was detonated by Taliban militants outside a hospital in southern Afghanistan. Many of...

Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to join unity government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on his centrist rival Benny Gantz to form a unity government, after the country's second election in...

Saudis couldn’t stop oil attack with top US defenses

Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads to Washington

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation. The company said the meetings are not...

US support to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing to continue: Miller

US Ambassador Earl Miller on Thursday said his country is committed to supporting Bangladesh in its efforts to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing, and...