At the Capitol on Jan. 6, Veterans Fought on Both Sides of an American Battle

Mr. Brower’s lawyer said he could not be reached for comment. Sergeant Gross, 50, remembers turning on his police radio on Jan. 6 and hearing that the Capitol had been breached. “I grabbed six others guys,” he said, and they made their way on motorcycles to the carriage entrance of the Senate side of the […]

The ‘darker sides’: EU urges US to join fight to rein in Big Tech

The European Union has called on US President Joe Biden to help draw up a common rule book to rein in the power of Big Tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter and combat the spread of fake news that is eating away at Western democracies. In a speech to the Davos World Economic Forum, […]

Yemen’s warring sides resume prisoner exchange talks in Jordan

Houthi rebels, Saudi-backed gov’t resume fresh UN-backed negotiations in Amman months after huge prisoner exchange. Yemen’s warring sides have begun fresh United Nations-backed negotiations in Jordan on a prisoner exchange, according to officials. Sunday’s meeting in Amman between the Saudi-backed government and the Houthi rebels, who have been at war for almost six years, came […]

UK parliament approves Brexit trade deal as both sides look to future

Author:  Reuters article author:  Reuters ID:  1609343373061625200 Wed, 2020-12-30 15:14 LONDON/BRUSSELS: British lawmakers approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Wednesday, as both sides looked to begin a new chapter of relations just days before their divorce becomes a reality. Britain and the European Union were signing the deal […]

Libya’s warring sides begin prisoner exchange

First UN-brokered prisoner exchange comes as part of ceasefire deal inked two months ago in Geneva. Libya’s rivals have kicked off a UN-brokered prisoner exchange, which was part of a ceasefire agreement they inked more than two months ago in Geneva, the United Nations and Libyan officials have said. The exchange of a first batch […]

Top US court sides with church against California COVID-19 curbs

The decision followed a similar action by the justices that backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship in New York. The US Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a blow to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s pandemic-related ban on indoor religious services, siding with a church that defied the policy and challenged it as unconstitutional religious discrimination. […]

Libya’s warring sides meet for face-to-face talks #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Three-day meeting of the joint military commission comes weeks after rival sides signed ceasefire agreement. The United Nations says military officers from Libya’s warring sides have arrived in the oasis town of Ghadames for the first face-to-face talks inside the country since last year’s months-long attack on the capital by eastern-based forces. The three-day meeting […]

China says US bullying countries to pick sides #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Beijing says Washington acting with ‘Cold War mentality’ after US official urges Sri Lanka to make ‘difficult but necessary choices’. China says the United States is bullying other countries to pick sides over their ties to Beijing after a senior Washington official called on Sri Lanka to make “difficult but necessary choices” in an apparent […]

Yemen’s warring sides complete largest prisoner swap in 5 years #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

More than 1,000 people released following prisoner exchange between government and Houthi fighters. Yemen’s warring parties have completed the largest prisoner-swap in the country’s five-year war, with rebels releasing fighters affiliated with influential pro-government armed groups. More than 1,000 people were released and transported to their homes over the two-day exchange – completed on Friday […]