Friday, September 22, 2023

News Desk

DR Congo President Tshisekedi aims for UN peacekeepers’ withdrawal in 2022

Tshisekedi's pronouncement comes weeks after the East African Community extended the mandate of a regional force in DRC.

Rupert Murdoch Resigns as Fox, News Corp Chairman | TOME

Murdoch's son Lachlan will become sole chairman of News Corp and continue as chairman and CEO of Fox, companies say.

Portuguese Youth Sue 32 Nations in European Court for Climate Change | TOME

The group will argue at the European Court of Human Rights that government inaction discriminates against youth.

Israeli Tank Stolen from Military Zone, Recovered in Junkyard | TOME

JERUSALEM: Israeli authorities are trying to figure out how a heavily armored, but unarmed, tank was stolen from a military training zone after finding it discarded in a junkyard. The Israeli Merkava 2 tank disappeared from a training zone in northern Israel near the coastal city of Haifa, the Israeli army said Wednesday. The training zone is closed to the public when in use, but is otherwise accessible to passersby.

Niger’s Ousted Bazoum Appeals to ECOWAS Court for Freedom

Bazoum's lawyer has asked ECOWAS court to order Niger's military rulers to end his arrest and hand power over to him.

UN General Assembly 2023: Day Three Highlights | TOME

Key speakers, meetings and talks scheduled for the third day of the 78th UN General Assembly.

US Energy Security Tsar: Lebanon Can Overcome Economic Challenges, Says Expert

NEW YORK: Lebanon “doesn’t need to be the economic basket case that it is,” with the crisis-hit country’s business culture offering a path forward, the US president’s energy security tsar said on Wednesday. “Lebanese run businesses in every country on the planet,” said Amos Hochstein. “Wherever you go there are Lebanese entrepreneurs, doctors, CEOs and financiers. But they have to leave Lebanon to do it.”