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Pentagon contradicts Trump and confirms 11 U.S. troops injured in Iranian strikes

Washington, January 17 (RHC)-- The Pentagon now says 11 U.S. troops were injured in the Iranian missile strikes on two Iraqi military bases last week — contra... More

Children of the Kayapo tribe sit on the banks of Xingu River in Brazil, January 15, 2020.  (Photo: Reuters)
Amazon deforestation expected to accelerate in 2020

Brasilia, January 17 (RHC)-- The Amazon rainforest is facing a serious threat because of deforestation and the situation is not likely to get any better in 2020... More

U.K. Extinction Rebellion actions target fossil fuel ties of Siemens, Shell

London, January 17 (RHC)-- In London, England, climate activists with the group Extinction Rebellion held a “die-in” protest outside the corporate offices o... More

ACLU sues to end Trump’s policy of sending asylum seekers to Guatemala

New York, January 17 (RHC)-- The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Donald Trump administration over its policy of sending asylum seekers at the U.S.-M... More

U.S. court blocks Trump order allowing local leaders to refuse refugees

Baltimore, January 17 (RHC)-- A U.S. federal judge in Maryland has blocked President Trump’s executive order granting state and local governments the power to... More

Afghan reconstruction watchdog tells U.S. Congress of mendacity and lies

Washington, January 17 (RHC)-- On Capitol Hill, the top government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction told lawmakers in Washington that U.S. officials have... More

U.S. troops resume Iraq operations despite parliament’s expulsion order

Washington, January 17 (RHC)-- The Pentagon says U.S. troops have resumed joint operations with Iraqi soldiers, ending a 10-day pause that came after President ... More

Guatemala breaks off diplomatic relations with Venezuela

Guatemala City, January 17 (RHC)-- Guatemala's new president announced on Thursday that his government was breaking off diplomatic relations with Venezuela.  T... More

Israel carries out new airstrikes on besieged Gaza Strip

Gaza City, January 17 (RHC)-- Israeli warplanes have carried out several airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, targeting a number of areas in the north and the northwes... More

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza completed his first official visit to Beijing.  (Photo: Foreign Ministry)
Venezuelan foreign minister completes first official visit to China

Beijing, January 17 (RHC)-- Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza held a series of meetings with senior Chinese officials in Beijing on Thursday as both nat... More

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