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American voters flocked to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of the incumbent President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, in an election that will affect the country for years to come.
Over 100 million voted early by mail or in person in highly contested, often fiery election
Austria’s Federal Minister of Interior says ‘Islamist terrorist’ was involved in Vienna attack
President Al-Sisi stressed need for complete differentiation between Islam, terrorist acts committed
Current wave of Islamist terrorism in France is reminiscent of recent attacks when IS had caliphate in Syria and Iraq, says professor Max Abrahms
According to reports, the suspect, who has been identified as a man in his mid-20s, was armed with a long blade. He went on a stabbing spree near the regional parliament building in the city, which is located in the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec in eastern Canada.
An assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in Nice on Thursday. It is France’s second deadly knife attack in two weeks with a suspected Islamist motive.
The priest is reportedly a Greek national, Sky News reported. The victim has sustained serious “life-threatening injuries”, according to Reuters. The suspect fired on the priest twice while the latter was closing the church, Reuters added.
Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake kills at least 26 people, leaves hundreds injured in Turkey and Greece
Al Azhar also denounced attack which left three people killed, several others wounded
In a statement, Al-Azhar expressed full solidarity with the two women and their families.
Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
An 18-year-old Chechen refugee killed French teacher after the latter showed his students controversial Charlie Hebdo caricatures of Prophet Muhammad
Armenia has contacted several friendly countries, including Egypt, to unite efforts and stop senseless bloodshed from both sides, says Ambassador Karen Grigorian
Moscow is aware of reports of ceasefire violations in Nagorno-Karabakh, and hopes both sides of conflict will abide by agreements, says Georgiy Borisenko
Oruc Reis has been undertaking geological, geophysical, hydrographic, and oceanographic surveys in region
Temporary ceasefire starting Saturday aims to allow warring parties to exchange prisoners and bodies
EU Commission head Ursula von der Leyen participated in a meeting last Tuesday attended by a person who yesterday tested positive for COVID-19
US President’s physician presents different account of Trump’s health to White House Chief-of-Staff
In a memo shared via Twitter by White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Conley said that Trump is doing “very well,” and that he “is not requiring any supplemental oxygen”.
Xi stressed at the High-level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations that “international affairs ought to be addressed through consultation among us all.”
Azerbaijani and Armenian forces have resumed fighting in major escalation of decades-old conflict
Debate focused on domestic issues, with COVID-19 pandemic, Supreme Court vacancy, economy, and racial justice topping agenda
Egyptian President called for constructive interaction among Libyan parties to hold presidential and parliamentary elections
Armenian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that it has shot down another two helicopters of Azerbaijan during the ongoing fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh region.
UN Secretary-General Guterres encouraged provision of resources to developing economies, through World Bank and other multilateral development banks
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said, on Sunday, that it is closely following recent updates in Nagorno-Karabakh region
WEF session participants will debate what steps can leaders take to strengthen global partnerships to deliver a sustainable future?
On 20 August 1945, the USSR’s State Defense Committee decided to organise a Special Committee and the First Main Directorate to carry out the work on the country’s atomic project. The latter became a platform for the creation of the Ministry of Medium Machine Building in 1953.
Following Bahrain, UAE normalisation of ties, Trump claims that as many as nine Arab countries are ready to make peace with Israel