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Lebanon votes in first national election since onset of economic crisis.

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Voters in Lebanon have gone to the polls in the first national election since a disastrous economic collapse and an explosion that wrecked the Beirut waterfront in 2020, amid low expectations that the leaders they hold responsible will face a serious challenge to their stranglehold on the country. A number of civil society candidates...

Saudi oil giant Aramco’s first-quarter profits surge 80 percent

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In March, Aramco reported a 124 percent net profit surge for 2021. Oil then rallied to a 14-year high of $139 a barrel after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Oil giant Saudi Aramco said its profits soared more than 80 percent in the first three months of the year as the state-backed company cashes in...

Ten killed in ‘racially motivated’ shooting in Buffalo, US

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White gunman kills 10, wounds three at a supermarket in a Black neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York state. Published On 14 May 202214 May 2022 An 18-year-old white gunman has opened fire at a supermarket in a Black neighbourhood in the US city of Buffalo, killing 10 people in what authorities called an act...

2023 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Are the Latest GM Models to Offer Super Cruise

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Chevy plans to add Super Cruise to its 2023 Tahoe and Suburban. The tech is limited to high-end Premier and High Country trims. The semiconductor shortage, however, may ultimately affect Chevy’s plans. The 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban are the latest General Motors models to offer the company’s Super Cruise hands-free driver-assist system. Or at least...

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China withdrew as host of soccer’s 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country’s sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation praised Chinese soccer officials for making “this very difficult but necessary decision in the collective interests of the AFC Asian Cup.” The...

Nigerian Christians demand justice for student killed over alleged blasphemy

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Nigeria’s largest grouping of Christian churches on Friday condemned the killing of a female student who was beaten and burned by fellow students for alleged blasphemy and demanded the authorities bring the culprits to justice. Two suspects were arrested in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel, who was accused by other students of...

2,000 attend new Tunisia opposition alliance demo

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Acrowd estimated at more than 2,000, lower than expected, took part Sunday in the first demonstration of a new alliance to oppose a power grab by President Kais Saied. “We shall overcome,” and “We are united, not divided,” read banners of the National Salvation Front protesters gathered in front of the municipal theatre on...