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Stories for September 3rd 2022

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022 - 10:34 UTC

    Bomb trap kills 7 in Colombia

    While Petro seeks peace, rebel groups are still actively killing Colombians

    Seven police officers were killed Friday after an explosive device went off Friday afternoon near the Colombian municipality of Neiva in the department of Huila.

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022 - 10:26 UTC

    Dr. Tedros hopeful about future of monkeypox

    “With the right measures, this is an outbreak that can be stopped,” Ghebreyesus said

    World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Friday told reporters that the recent decline in monkeypox cases in North America and Europe proved that shows that the current outbreak of the malady can be stopped.

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022 - 10:20 UTC

    Bolsonaro regrets attack against CFK despite personal differences

    Had the assailant known how to use a gun things would have been different, Bolsonaro explained

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said he regretted Thursday's assassination attempt on Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) despite his personal disliking of her.

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022 - 10:10 UTC

    US to increase military aid to Taiwan

    Tensions between the US and China have grown since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taipei

    Funding worth more than US$ 1.1 billion has been pledged from the United States to Taiwan, according to Pentagon sources quoted Friday by the press. The measure will help the island strengthen its missile and radar systems, a State Department spokesman also said.

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022 - 10:05 UTC

    Uruguayan leaders condemn CFK incident

    “Violence can never, ever be tolerated,” Lacalle said

    Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou expressed his solidarity Friday morning with Argentine Vice President with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) following the failed assassination attempt against her late on Thursday.

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022 - 10:02 UTC

    Argentines rally at Plaza de Mayo against attack on CFK

    “I am pleased that the Argentine community is filling the squares today,” President Fernández said

    Thousands of Argentines gathered Friday at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo to express their support for Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) and condemn any act of violence as a means to solve political differences. Similar demonstrations were held nationwide at each city's main square.