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‘I warned Bolsonaro’, ex-Brazil minister testifies in COVID probe

Ex-health minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta says he told President Jair Bolsonaro to listen to the science to fight virus.Brazil’s former health minister has told a parliamentary inquiry that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro ignored repeated warnings that his approach to COVID-19 could cause the health system to collapse in the South American nation. Luiz Henrique Mandetta,…

Libya’s top diplomat calls on Turkey to withdraw foreign fighters

Foreign Minister Najla al-Manqoush urges Turkey to comply with UN resolutions, expel foreign fighters from Libyan territory.Libya’s top diplomat has called for the departure of foreign forces and mercenaries from the North African country as it heads towards elections later this year. Najla al-Manqoush, foreign minister of Libya’s interim government, urged Turkey on Monday to…

Iran’s Khamenei reprimands foreign minister over leaked audiotape

The supreme leader’s comments cast a shadow over Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s future in Iranian politics.Tehran, Iran – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has publicly rebuked Iran’s top diplomat for his comments on internal power struggles in a controversial audiotape leaked last week. Khamenei said during a televised speech on Sunday that he was “surprised…