Premier Kallas resigns to become top EU diplomat – DW – 07/15/2024

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on Monday submitted her resignation ahead of becoming the European Union’s new foreign policy chief. Kallas, who has led the small Baltic republic since 2021, handed her resignation to President Alar Karis but will remain prime minister in a caretaker capacity until early August. The 47-year-old, who will also step

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Israel bombs yet another UN-run school in Gaza, killing 17 | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli forces have killed at least 17 people after it struck a school sheltering displaced Palestinians in the Nuseirat refugee camp, according to Gaza’s civil defence agency. More than 80 people were injured in Sunday’s attack on the UN-run Abu Oraiban school. It is the fifth attack on a school-turned-shelter in eight days. The Abu

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EU to boycott Hungary’s foreign affairs summit – POLITICO

Enter Josep Borrell. The EU’s foreign policy chief will summon the ministers to a “formal” foreign affairs council at the same time as Orbán’s summit, according to three EU diplomats with direct knowledge of the plan and who requested anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the move. It comes after Hungary’s envoy to the

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Kenya police vow ‘transparent’ probe into dismembered female bodies

At least eight bodies have been found, but reports indicate there may be more as anger over the discovery grows. Police in Kenya have promised a “transparent” investigation into the discovery of eight mutilated female bodies that were found dumped in an abandoned quarry in Mukuru, a collection of slums south of the capital Nairobi.

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Former US Diplomat: Washington losing standing after Gaza War | Gaza

US’s ‘immoral and inhumane’ policy on Gaza convinced veteran US diplomat Hala Rharrit to leave the State Department. For 18 years, Hala Rharrit worked as a political officer in the US Department of State, and eventually as spokesperson for the government. After realising that United States policy on Israel’s war on Gaza was making it

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Shooter dead after killing two in Baden-Württemberg – DW – 07/14/2024

Two men and a woman were found dead in the town of Albstadt-Lautlingen in the German state of Baden-Württemberg on Sunday. The suspected shooter was also among the dead, a police spokesman at the scene said. During a large-scale operation, police officers also found two seriously injured women who were taken to the hospital. There’s currently no

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In Pictures: Moments after deadly shooting at Trump rally in Pennsylvania | Donald Trump News

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been wounded in the right ear in an assassination bid by a gunman at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, drawing condemnation from world leaders. The 78-year-old former president was rushed off stage, with blood streaked across his face after the shooting in Butler City on Saturday while the suspected

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Thousands evacuated as ‘extremely aggressive’ wildfire burns in eastern Canada

Josh Bingle/Reuters Smoke from an encroaching wildfire is seen over homes after an evacuation was ordered in the eastern Canadian community of Labrador City, Newfoundland, Canada, on Friday. CNN  —  A wildfire burning in eastern Canada has scorched more than 24,000 acres and forced thousands to flee the Town of Labrador City, where at least one hospital has been closed, officials said Saturday. The “extremely aggressive inferno”

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Is enough being done to end the conflict in the DRC? | Conflict

UN warns of dire humanitarian crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo. For years, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been trapped in a cycle of conflict, with devastating consequences for its people. The latest escalation in violence between the military and the M23 armed group has forced 7.4 million people from their homes in two

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