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Israel Lawmakers Oust Benjamin Netanyahu After 12 Years as Prime Minister

Netanyahu was replaced by a far-right former ally who struck an unusual partnership with seven other parties.

El Salvador Becomes First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Other emerging economies may follow.

G7 Nations Strike Deal on Janet Yellen’s Plan to Impose Global Minimum Corporate Tax

The world's top finance ministers reached a deal but will still have to convince their own legislatures and the rest of the world.

WHO Introduces New Greek Names for Coronavirus Variants to Fight “Stigma”

“No country should be stigmatised for detecting and reporting variants," WHO says.

Denmark Helped US Spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Report

The US also spied on leaders in Norway, Sweden, and France.

Power, Not Morality Drives Violence in Israel-Palestine

As has been the case in the many other outbreaks of violence in Israel-Palestine, morality takes a backseat this time again.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Rejects Biden’s Call for De-Escalation in Gaza

A ceasefire still seems likely by Friday despite the continued fighting.

US Raises “Serious Concerns” Over Israel’s Planned Evictions of Palestinian Families

Hundreds of Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli police.

US Sending Over $100M in Aid to India Amid Covid Surge

The aid includes supplies to manufacture over 20 million doses of the Astra Zeneca vaccine.

US Warns Of “Consequences” for Russia Amid Worries Alexey Navalny Could Die in Hunger Strike

Russia transferred Navalny to a prison hospital on Monday.

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