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Lebanon's cabinet gets Parliamentary approval

Lebanon's cabinet gets Parliamentary approval

After a long session that lasted eight hours on Monday (20 September), the Lebanese parliament gave a vote of confidence to the new Lebanese cabinet led by prime minister Najib Mikati. The session, in which 100 out of 128 members attended, was long and tiring for many yet nothing dramatic disturbed the proceedings. 

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Tunisia under the mercy of Covid-19

Tunisia under the mercy of Covid-19

Tunisia is witnessing a quickly deteriorating health situation as Covid-19 cases reach an all-time high with public hospitals struggling to cope. The Delta variant is to blame along with poor vaccination performance.  With only 7 per cent of the country’s population fully vaccinated, the virus exasperates the already tense political and economic situation.  
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Georgian prime minister under pressure to resign following the death of a journalist

Georgian prime minister under pressure to resign following the death of a journalist

Georgian civil society organisations have called for the resignation of the prime minister and the interior minister holding them responsible for the death of a journalist who was among dozens attacked by right wing vigilantes on Monday as they covered an attempt by gay rights supporters to hold a march in Tbilisi.