KHARTOUM, Sudan — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan. 81 more words
WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders in Congress have argued that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears. Most of the candidates running to succeed him seem to agree, for now. 901 more words
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate.
A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve their relations. 73 more words
OTTAWA — The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico’s refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people. 831 more words
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Two explosions killed three people and wounded at least five more in different parts of Nepal’s capital on Sunday, with police suspecting that an outlawed communist group was responsible. 188 more words
RALEIGH, N.C. — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanours.
Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. 806 more words