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Court verdict on Trump undermines rule of law: Biden

03-07-2024 WASHINGTON: Joe Biden has described as a “dangerous precedent” a Supreme Court ruling giving former President Donald Trump partial immunity from criminal prosecution. The current US president said the judgement undermined the “rule of law” and was “a terrible disservice” to Americans. Earlier, Trump hailed the court’s decision as …

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‘Pakistan will continue attacks in Afghanistan’

03-07-2024 By SJA Jafri + Agencies ISLAMABAD/ KABUL: Pakistan will continue to launch attacks against Afghanistan as part of a new military operation aimed at countering terrorism, the country’s defence minister has told media. Khawaja Asif said the aerial strikes were targeting groups which Pakistan accuses of targeting security forces …

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EU charges Meta in latest hit on Big Tech

02-07-2024 BRUSSELS: The European Commission (EC) has charged Meta with breaching the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) via its new “pay or consent” advertising model. The charge announced on Monday follows the tech giant’s launch of the no-ads subscription service for Facebook and Instagram in Europe last November. The move …

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Canada cancels most flights as mechanics strike

02-07-2024 TORONTO: Canada’s WestJet has cancelled more than 800 flights after mechanics walked off the job, upending the travel plans of thousands of people over the Canada Day long weekend. Some 680 workers have been on strike since Friday after the Calgary-based airline and the Airplane Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) …

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Israel tortures Gaza detainees ‘day and night’

02-07-2024 CAIRO/ GAZA CITY: Palestinian detainees are tortured “day and night” in Israel’s prisons, the director of al-Shifa Hospital Dr Muhammad Abu Salmiya tells media after his release from eight months’ detention. Israeli tanks advance on the Gaza City district of Shujayea, trapping civilians during intense fighting. Exclusive footage obtained …

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