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Scenes From a Global Struggle

A fierce political conflict is raging over much of the democratic world. On one side we find the normies: ordinary people who defend, naively, the historic principles of democracy such as freedom of speech and assembly, the separation of powers, etc. On the other side stand the elites, masters of the great institutions of wealth, knowledge and power, who insist that extraordinary measures must be taken to save a depraved and self-destructive society from its own history and its own people—that is to say, from the normies.
Imran Khan’s bail

IHC approves Imran Khan’s bail in £190m corruption case

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday approved PTI founder Imran Khan’s bail application in the 190 million pound corruption case.
Afghanistan’s progress

Japanese Ambassador Expresses Support for Positive Developments in Afghanistan, Emphasizes Collaboration

In a recent meeting between Mawlawi Abdul Kabir, the Deputy Prime Minister for Political affairs and Mr. Takashi Okada, the Japanese Ambassador in Kabul, discussions centered around the strengthening of positive relations between the two countries and Japan’s commitment to supporting Afghanistan’s progress.
nonpartisan commission’s debates

Biden challenges Trump to 2 debates but won’t participate in nonpartisan commission’s debates

President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he will not participate in fall presidential debates sponsored by the nonpartisan commission that has organized them for more than three decades and instead proposed two debates with former President Donald Trump to be held earlier in the year.
Israel's genocide in Gaza

‘We must fight’ – Who will write the last chapter of our Nakba?

A Palestinian scholar reflects on the suffering of his people over the last 76 years and the renewed push for freedom amid Israel's genocide in Gaza.
Spain’s Socialists

Spain’s Socialists win Catalan vote, separatists lose majority

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won a clear victory in Sunday's Catalan regional election, in which Carles Puigdemont and fellow separatists lost their majority after 10 years in power.
Kashmiris head to polls

Kashmiris head to polls, poised to oppose Modi as India election resumes

The incumbent BJP has not fielded any candidates in restive Kashmir Valley, sensing backlash from residents for the abrogation of the region's autonomy.
Gaza’s mass graves

Gaza’s mass graves: Is the truth being uncovered?

Palestinian emergency workers continue to uncover mass graves in and around three hospitals in the Gaza Strip, months after Israeli forces laid siege to them, claiming they were being used as Hamas command centres.
Battlegroup North liberates

Battlegroup North liberates four settlements in Kharkov Region in past day

Russia’s Battlegroup North liberated four settlements in the Kharkov Region in the past day, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
North Korean escapees

Seoul remains low-key on China’s forced repatriation of NK defectors in hopes for fence-mending,...

The South Korean government's response to China's forced repatriation of North Korean escapees has seemed somewhat subdued, amid desperate efforts to maintain the cautious improvement of bilateral ties between Seoul and Beijing and eventually pave the way for a long-delayed three-way summit including Japan, anticipated later this month.

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