UK accused of defending corruption in Libya with election tweet
Libya's political crisis has taken on an increasingly international dimension after the UK was accused of defending corruption and interfering in internal processes by calling for the interim government to remain in power pending the rescheduling of delayed elections.
Duterte Says He Won't Run for Philippines Senate After All
MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Tuesday ended his bid for a Senate seat in next May's elections, one day after promising a peaceful transition of power.
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar sue Facebook for $150B for spreading hate speech | CBC News
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion US over allegations that the social media company did not take action against anti-Rohingya hate speech that contributed to violence.
Argentina court to investigate Myanmar war crimes against Rohingya Muslims
Argentina's justice system will investigate allegations of war crimes committed by the Myanmar military against that country's Rohingya minority under a court ruling upholding the principles of "universal justice".
It is high time we start preparing for future pandemics
And this week's World Health Assembly is a great place to start.
Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar to run for president
A Libyan warlord who led a 14-month assault on the capital and once said the country was not ready for democracy has announced his candidacy in its first presidential elections at the end of next month
Son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi runs for president
The son of Libya's late dictator Muammar Gaddafi registered on Sunday as a presidential candidate in December's planned election, as disputes rage over the rules of a vote proposed as a way to end a decade of violence.
Daughter of Philippine leader Duterte to run for vice-president
The Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's daughter has registered her candidacy for vice-president in next year's elections and was chosen as the running mate of Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son of the late Filipino dictator, in an alliance that has alarmed human rights activists.
Palestinian Diplomats Targeted by Israeli Spyware, Official Says
JERUSALEM - A senior Palestinian official said Thursday that the phones of three high-ranking Palestinian diplomats had been hacked by military-grade spyware made by the private Israeli firm NSO Group.
Venezuela faces landmark ICC investigation over alleged crimes against humanity
The international criminal court (ICC) is opening a formal investigation into allegations of torture and extrajudicial killings committed by Venezuelan security forces under President Nicolás Maduro's rule, the first time a country in Latin America is facing scrutiny for possible crimes against humanity from the court.