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An international treaty banning nuclear weapons has been ratified by a 50th country — Honduras — allowing it to enter into force after 90 days, a UN official said Saturday.
The United Nations stands ready to support a dialogue process toward a rapid and peaceful resolution of the crisis, it said
Conde, the candidate of the ruling party RPG (Rally of the Guinean People), won the electoral ballot with 59.49 percent against 33.5 percent for the candidate of opposition party UFDG (Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea), Cellou Dalein Diallo, who came in second position, according to the provisional results publicly announced by the president of the CENI.
It was called the „Grand cultural party for the recuperation of democracy“ and incldued the presence of all peoples and nationalities of the country.
At about 10:00 P.M., thousands of Jerusalem protesters started another march from the vicinity of the prime minister’s residence. Police tried to stop the march in the Mamila area, but demonstrators broke into a run and bypassed the roadblocks.
Meanwhile, about 1,000 people are taking part in a protest by the Movement for Quality Government at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square for the second week in a row, under the banner of „Corruption is leaping – the state is sinking,“ a play on the Hebrew word for submarine.
Polling stations will open at 7:00am (0300 GMT) on Mahe, Praslin and La Digue — the three main islands of Seychelles, home to the majority of its 74,600 voters, with the rest living on further-flung territory of the Indian Ocean nation.
Egyptians voted Saturday in a parliamentary election in which there was little doubt of a sweeping victory for supporters of hardline President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Bolivia’s Electoral Supreme Court (TSE) declared Luis Arce, the elected president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and David Choquehuanca as vice-president on Friday after the official vote counting showed that Arce’s party, the Movement Towards Socialism, reached a landslide victory of 55.10 percent of the votes.
Zwei Soldaten des in Gera stationierten Panzerpionierbataillons 701 unterstützen das Gesundheitsamt bei der Kontaktnachverfolgung.
As of Sept. 18, only 10% of Manhattan office workers had returned to their buildings, the Wall Street Journal reported late last month.
De Blasio confirmed that City Hall had indeed been considering bringing back more of its workforce, but new developments were put on hold due to the recent COVID clusters in Brooklyn and Queens.
FT research shows London and New York have suffered the most from the pandemic, but more substantial change lies ahead
Darkened storefronts adorned with “Closed” and “For Lease” signs have become common sights in both urban and rural areas.
Maryland is no exception. From my hometown in Takoma Park to the bucolic charm of Chestertown, many businesses have shuttered or are hanging on for dear life.
Am Freitag bewegt sich ein Panzerlehrbataillon mit 600 Soldaten und 150 Fahrzeugen im öffentlichen Raum.
The two coronavirus vaccines are among several candidates in final-stage testing, the last step before seeking regulatory approval.
The drugmakers said they got the go-ahead Friday from the Food and Drug Administration to restart tests in the U.S.
Both 2020 candidates have lavished attention to the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania, the likely tipping-point state in the Electoral College.
Campaign manager Bill Stepien told reporters they would “put the nail in the coffin” for Biden in Pennsylvania, and possibly Ohio and Minnesota.
Biden and Trump are also locked in a tight race in Texas, a state Democrats have long dreamed of taking but one in which the comments could prove damaging.
The two largest U.S. energy firms, Chevron Corp CVX.N and Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N, have increased their share of campaign donations to Democrats this year, according to the latest filings, amid a looming battle over fracking.
“Fracking has to continue because we need a transition,” the former vice-president said during a recent meeting with voters in Pittsburgh, close to the heart of swing state Pennsylvania’s prolific shale gas industry. There’s “no rationale to eliminate, right now, fracking”.
An Afghan parliamentary delegation, headed by Rahmani, arrived in Pakistan on Friday to discuss relations between the two parliaments and Pakistan’s role in the Afghan peace process, and also to boost economic ties.
Jamaica and Nauru are the latest countries to complete the ratification procedures, the United Nations said. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted in 2017, will enter into force 90 days after it has been ratified by at least 50 countries and regions.