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Pous Franciskus stel Amerika se eerste Swart kardinaal aan, Wilton Gregory

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Laas jaar, Wilton Gregory het geskiedenis gemaak as Washington, DC se eerste Afro-Amerikaanse aartsbiskop. Op Sondag, spreek na aanleiding van sy Angelus-gebed van St.. Peter's Square in Vatikaanstad, Pous Franciskus tik Gregorius aan ...

Nieu-Seeland se Jacinda Ardern stel die land se eerste inheemse vroulike minister van buitelandse sake aan

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New Zealand appointed its first Indigenous female foreign minister Monday to represent what's shaping up to be one of the most diverse parliaments in the world. Nanaia Mahuta, wie is Māori, the Indigenous people of ...

Peru’s Congress appoints new leader amid political crisis

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Peruvian lawmaker Francisco Sagasti is set to become the country's next interim president as violence, protest and political crisis grip the South American nation. Maandag, Sagasti was appointed as the new head o...

Pous stel eerste vrou-onder-sekretaris aan met stemreg in die sinode van biskoppe

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Pous Franciskus het vir die eerste keer 'n vroulike onder-sekretaris vir die sinode van biskoppe aangestel, het die Vatikaan Saterdag aangekondig. Die Franse suster Nathalie Becquart word die eerste vrou wat in die pos aangestel word..

Chinese fighters buzz Taiwan’s air defense zone as it appoints new defense minister

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Taiwan's air force scrambled on Friday after eight Chinese fighter aircraft flew into the southwestern part of its air defense zone in another display of stepped-up military activity around the democratic island. Wees...

FBI Director Wray appoints agency’s first-ever chief diversity officer

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FBI Director Christopher Wray announced Monday his decision to tap longtime high-ranking agent Scott McMillion for the role. "As our chief diversity officer, Scott is the right person to ensure that the FBI fosters a...

Nepal’s top court appoints new prime minister and reinstates dissolved parliament

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Nepal's Supreme Court on Monday reinstated its parliament, which was dissolved by caretaker Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli in May, and ordered that his rival Sher Bahadur Deuba be appointed as prime minister. The mov...

Taliban appoints former Guantanamo Bay detainee released under Obama to leadership post in Afghanistan

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According to congressional records, Omari was part of a five prisoner trade during the Obama administration in 2014 in exchange for captured American Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held by the Taliban for years aft...

Die departement van justisie stel David Neal aan as direkteur van die land se immigrasiehowe

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Prokureur-generaal Merrick Garland het die aanstelling van David Neal aangekondig om die Uitvoerende Kantoor vir Immigrasie-oorsig te lei, wat toesig hou oor die land se immigrasiehowe. Neal het voorheen op die paneel gedien ...

Tunisia’s president appoints woman as prime minister in first for Arab world

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Tunisian President Kais Saied has appointed Najla Bouden Romdhan as the first female prime minister in Tunisia and the Arab world, two months after he sacked the previous government and seized wide-ranging executive...

Gov. Texas. Abbott appoints new secretary of state who briefly represented Trump in PA election challenge

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John Scott, the newly appointed top election official in Texas, briefly represented President Donald Trump in his legal challenge of the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania. Goewerneur. Greg Abbott announced Thursday h...

China appoints former paramilitary chief as new Hong Kong garrison commander

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ShanghaiChina has appointed a former paramilitary chief, Peng Jingtang, as the new commander of the People Liberation Army's (PLA) garrison in Hong Kong, state broadcaster CCTV reported, citing the PLA's spokesman. P ...

Pakistan appoints first female Supreme Court judge

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Islamabad, PakistanPakistan appointed its first female Supreme Court judge on Monday, after a nomination process that proved unusually contentious. Justice Ayesha Malik, 55, had been selected by a commission that dec...