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EGYPT PARLIAMENT APPROVES LAW ...

Egypt's parliament on Monday approved amendments allowing active or former military personnel to run for the presidency and parliament pending the army's approval.The legislative changes come a year ...

INDONESIA'S LION AIR SLASHES 2...

Indonesia's Lion Air Group is slashing 2,600 jobs as the coronavirus pandemic hammers Southeast Asia's biggest carrier, a company spokesman said Monday.The layoffs -- about nine percent of the airlin...

1,000 JOBS TO GO AT GERMAN AIR...

German aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines said Monday it is planning to cut at least 1,000 jobs as the impact of the coronavirus continues to hammer the aviation industry."By the end of 20...

ISRAEL LAUNCHES GAZA STRIKES A...

Israeli aircraft attacked Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, a Palestinian security source told AFP after Israel reported three rockets fired at its territory.The Israeli military said th...

CANADIAN MILITARY PLANE TURNS ...

A Canadian military plane headed to Latvia for a NATO mission was forced to turn around for fear that troops on board had been exposed to the coronavirus, the Defense Department said.The decision was...

DR CONGO TROOPS KILL ANGOLAN S...

An Angolan soldier was killed on Sunday by DR Congo troops after a tense incident and an exchange of gunfire along their border, according to local DR Congo officials.It was the latest incident betwe...

LIBYA'S UNITY GOVT SAYS 'FOREI...

Libya's UN-recognised government Sunday condemned overnight air raids against a recaptured strategic air base in the west of the country, alleging they were carried out by a "foreign air force".Force...

LIBYA'S UNITY GOVT SAYS 'FOREI...

Libya's UN recognised government Sunday condemned overnight air raids against a recently recaptured strategic air base in the west of the country, alleging they were carried out by a "foreign air for...

SOUTH AFRICA DEPLOYS MILITARY ...

Dozens of military medics were deployed on Sunday to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa's third most affected province, where there has been a surge in infections.The deployment to ...

US AIRCRAFT CARRIERS CONDUCT D...

Two US aircraft carriers have carried out drills in the South China Sea, a US Navy spokesman said Saturday, after the Pentagon expressed concerns over Chinese military exercises around a disputed arc...

AIR FRANCE, HOP! TO SHED 7,580...

Air France management said Friday it planned to eliminate 7,580 jobs at the airline and its regional unit Hop! by the end of 2022 because of the coronavirus crisis.The carrier wants to get rid of 6,5...

AFGHAN WARLORD ACCUSED OF RIGH...

A powerful Afghan warlord accused of kidnapping and raping a political opponent and of committing rights abuses for decades has been given the country's highest military rank, a top official said Fri...