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Political tensions remained high in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Friday as opposition leaders traded threats with the ruling parties amid ongoing street protests in the heart of the city. Opposition leader Imran Khan on Thursday said he would no longer compromise with the Pakistani government and vowed to continue protests and a sit-in...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Over 70 vehicles from a stalled Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Thailand's junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, an army general who led the...

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Vowing to be "as persistent in our resistance and solidarity as Israel's occupation," protesters in New York unfurled a massive illicit Gaza flag reading "Boycott, Divest, Sanction" and "Gaza In Our Hearts" during a march across the Brooklyn Bridge. In another small vital protest, Gaza native and Arab Idol superstar Mohammad Assaf cancelled an upcoming concert and released a powerful video in solidarity declaring, "Lift your your head high/ It is your weapon."