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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

DELOCALISED MEETING OF JOINT COMMITTEE OF ECOWAS PARLIAMENT OPENS IN LOME, TOGO.

  The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States is convening a week-long delocalized meeting in Lomé. The meeting, which opened on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, brings together the body’s joint committees on Health and Social Services, Agriculture, Environment, Water Resources & Sustainable Development Infrastructure, Energy, Mines & Industry, Human Rights, Child Protection and Other Vulnerable Groups. The meeting...

Indonesia post-election protests leave six dead

Six people have been killed and 200 injured during mass rallies against the re-election of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Indonesian police confirmed the death toll based on reports from hospitals. They said the cause of the deaths was being investigated. The national police chief has said the public should not assume police were responsible. Social media has been restricted in some areas...

US firms in China fear ‘retaliation’ against Huawei curbs: AmCham

A top business lobby group representing American firms in China said they have "real concerns" over how Beijing may respond to US action taken against Huawei. Speaking to the BBC, AmCham China chairman Tim Stratford said its members were worried about Beijing's response. The US recently added Huawei to its "entity list" which puts curbs on its ability to do business...

Powerful storm slams into eastern India coast

A powerful cyclone has slammed into India's eastern coastline, bringing torrential rains and winds of up to 200 km/h (125mph). Cyclone Fani, one of the most severe storms to hit the region in recent years, made landfall at 08:00 local time (02:30 GMT) on Friday. More than one million people have been evacuated from the eastern state of Orissa, also called...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi has accused the Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress. Her comments came a day after Mr Barr's testimony to a Senate panel about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's alleged meddling in 2016. Mr Barr faced sharp questioning about his decision to clear President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice. The top US law official...

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