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I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim, "Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God."
Susan B. Anthony,
in Federal Court on trial for voting
June 18, 1873
Al Jazeera headlines
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 04:08:20 GMT
US president presses schools to reopen amid surge in new cases while COVID-19 infections in Brazil near two million.
Poland's Duda in nail biting fight to retain presidency
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 02:50:42 GMT
Late poll gives Duda razor thin lead over challenger Rafal Trzaskowski with official results expected later on Monday.
Explosion, fire on US navy ship at base in San Diego: 21 injured
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 02:05:46 GMT
Origin of explosion on Sunday morning unknown, but Navy says all crew accounted for and situation under control.
US court gives green light to first federal execution in 17 years
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 01:39:57 GMT
Daniel Lee execution was expected on Monday, but family of victims now says will appeal, citing right to view execution.
WHO reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases: Live
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:22:50 GMT
US, Brazil, India and South Africa register biggest rises in COVID-19 cases, according to the UN health agency.
Bulgaria rocked by protests amid coronavirus fears
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:44:14 GMT
Analysts say powerful business interests and 'state capture' have led to the current political crisis.
Republican senator to allow Robert Mueller testimony
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:32:29 GMT
Move comes after former special counsel defended his investigation into collusion between President Trump and Russia.
South Africa again bans alcohol as coronavirus surges
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:51:46 GMT
Since alcohol sales were reintroduced in June, hospitals have experienced a spike in emergency ward admissions.
Will Mali's president be forced to step down?
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:58:46 GMT
Anti-government protests have left several people dead with the opposition demanding President Keita's resignation.
Libya's NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:56:41 GMT
Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar claim they want a fair distribution of the oil revenues managed by Tripoli.
Trump admin resumes school reopening push amid coronavirus surge
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:46:27 GMT
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos insists schools need to reopen, while reconfirming Trump's threat to withhold funds.
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha subjected to racist abuse online
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:26:24 GMT
Footballer Zaha posted images of racist messages he received online, including one of members of the Ku Klux Klan.
To resolve the Palestinian question we need to end colonialism
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:58:14 GMT
The international legal regime was meant to help end colonialism. Its failure in Palestine threatens its very existence.
Bollywood's Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter coronavirus positive
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:43:40 GMT
Infection reported day after her father in-law, acting legend Amitabh Bachchan, and husband Abhishek were hospitalised.
Pope 'deeply pained' over Turkey's move on Hagia Sophia
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:37:15 GMT
Pope Francis says he was hurt by mosque decision, but Turkish government defends its 'sovereign rights'.
Florida single-day coronavirus increase sets record for US states
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:54:42 GMT
If Florida were a country, it would rank fourth for most new confirmed cases in a day with 15,299.
Yemen's Houthi rebels agree to give UN access to abandoned tanker
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:43:01 GMT
Yemen's internationally-recognised government has warned the tanker could explode and cause an 'environmental disaster'.
Dying of the light: Lebanon's crisis and failing traffic signals
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:26:59 GMT
Beirut's traffic lights helped create a sense of normality after the civil war - now they too have stopped working.
Changes in criminal law as Sudan annuls apostasy death sentence
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:02:35 GMT
Changes in criminal law, including outlawing FGM, are being made to achieve equality, Sudan's justice minister says.
Do activists have the upper hand against US pipelines?
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:32:38 GMT
Environmental defenders celebrate big wins in their battle to keep sensitive lands free of oil and gas infrastructure.
Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:10:14 GMT
Nearly 12.7 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including more than 565,000 deaths.
Q&A: UN's Agnes Callamard on drone strike that killed Soleimani
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:59:59 GMT
UN rapporteur discusses armed drones, the illegality of Soleimani's killing, and the myth of 'surgical strikes'.
Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:50:14 GMT
Why is Benjamin Netanyahu pushing for the annexation now?
Mali opposition rejects president's concessions amid stalemate
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:22:28 GMT
President Keita earlier announced dissolution of constitutional court in bid to quell protests amid political crisis.
Hong Kong: 500,000 cast 'protest' vote against new security law
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:04:45 GMT
Unofficial poll to decide strongest pro-democracy candidates to contest Legislative Council polls in September.
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