23 September 2020


U.S. troops to stay longer in Lithuania, defence minister says (2)
2020-09-22 14:01:38.637 PABRADE, Lithuania,Sep 22( (Reuters) - A new contingent of U.S. troops and armour will be deployed in Lithuania in November but their presence is not linked to the situation in neighbouring Belarus, Lithuania's defence minister said on Tuesday. Belarus has undergone six weeks of protests since a contested Aug.
UN chief: 'epochal' crisis as world powers meet remotely (2)
JENNIFER PELTZ and EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated PressoSeptember 22, 2020 UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the U.N.'s first-ever virtual meeting of global leaders Tuesday that the world is facing an "epochal" health crisis, the biggest economic calamity and job losses since the Great Depression, threats to human rights - and the risk of a new Cold War between the U.S.
Rights group: Dozens in Belarus investigated amid protests (1)
By YURAS KARMANAU September 22, 2020 GMT KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Authorities in Belarus, that's seen six weeks of protests against the country's authoritarian president after a disputed election, have opened more than 250 criminal cases that target political opponents, activists and protesters, a Belarusian human rights group said Tuesday. Dozens of people, according to the Viasna group, have been subject to
Putin calls for an end to sanctions against Russia and other transgressor states to boost global economy (2)
Published: Sept. 22, 2020 at 5:13 p.m. ET By Associated Press In this image made from UNTV video, Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks in a pre-recorded message aired Tuesday to the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
CIA assessed Putin likely directing Russian effort to discredit Biden, say officials (2)
Two officials said the CIA assessment analyzed activities of Andreii Derkach, a Ukrainian who has provided information to Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani. Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia on March 1, 2018.Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP file Sept.
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