Mali Appoints New President After Military Coup

DAKAR, Senegal — A military officer who helped depose the president of Mali in a coup last month has announced that a retired colonel will lead the West African country as interim president until elections are held in 2022.

Malian soldiers abducted the former president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, and made him resign on state television in August in a coordinated coup that capitalized on a ballooning popular uprising against the government.

Regional leaders from the Economic Community of West African States had tried but failed to mediate talks with the protest movement before the coup. After Mr. Keïta was overthrown

Top 5 Looks From the 2020 Emmys: Zendaya in Christopher John Rogers, Regina King in Schiaparelli, Billy Porter in Ashi Studio and More!

Last night, the 72nd Emmy Awards went down both virtually and in-person with social distancing and safety precautions in place. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, we witnessed stars like Regina King, Uzo Aduba, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II take home awards for the evening. Zendaya even made history as she walked away with her first Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the show Euphoria, making her the youngest person and Second Black person to earn an Emmy for Lead Actress in a Drama Series! Aside from the award recognitions, the stars were dressed the impress despite pandemic …

U.N. General Assembly: Live Updates

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ImageFor the first time in the organization’s history, the General Assembly will be held virtually. The world leaders usually gather yearly at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
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The General Assembly will begin its annual speeches by world leaders on Tuesday, but on Monday it held a separate and largely virtual gathering to commemorate the passage of the United Nations into its fourth quarter-century.

In the cavernous hall at the headquarters of the organization, each delegation was limited to one or

Covid-19 Live Updates: Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump’s Vaccine Timeline

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ImageProtesters shouted slogans during a protest in the streets of Madrid on Sunday.
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Residents of Madrid took to the streets on Sunday to protest the renewed lockdown of dozens of areas across the Spanish capital, largely in working-class suburbs that are most densely populated.

The city has once again become the center of the pandemic in Spain, where new cases throughout the country have risen to more than 10,000 per day on average