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UK: Four more people diagnosed with coronavirus

The number of people infected by the coronavirus in the UK has doubled to eight – after four more patients in England tested positive for the virus. It comes as the government announced new powers to keep people in quarantine to stop the spread of the virus. In order to do this the Department of […]

UK: Govt to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars

Petrol and diesel car sales ban brought forward to 2035 A ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest, under government plans. The change comes after experts said 2040 would be too late if the UK wants to achieve its […]

LIBYA: Turkey warns Haftar over attack on Tripoli

Ankara has warned Libya’s Khalifa Haftar against continuous attack on the capital Tripoli. The Turkish president Recep Tayyib Erdogan gave the warning during an address to his ruling party’s legislators Tuesday. He extolled Fayez Sarraj, head of Libya’s UN-backed government, saying he had displayed a positive stance during peace talks in Moscow. ‘‘In the coming […]

Zimbabwe votes against U.N. resolution on Rohingya persecution

Zimbabwe was the only African country that voted against a United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, resolution on the Myanmar persecution of Rohingya Muslims. The resolution, “Situation of Rohingya Muslims and Other Minorities in Myanmar” was however passed overwhelmingly with 134 countries in favour as against nine in opposition and 28 abstentions. Others who voted against

Turkey’s president said Sunday that the country was deploying military units to Libya, where Ankara is supporting the embattled U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli. Turkey’s parliament authorized the deployment of troops to Libya on Thursday, following a separate deal on sending military experts and weapons signed into law in December. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said
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