U.S. Republican party to hold 2020 convention in North Carolina

Republicans on Friday voted to hold their 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, making North Carolina the road to U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election. The Southern swing state is critical to Trump’s chances of seeing a second term in the White House, and has been a highly coveted prize for both the Republican and Democratic… Read More U.S. Republican party to hold 2020 convention in North Carolina

Israel reaches ceasefire agreement with Hamas to restore peace in Gaza

Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the volatile border. The Israeli military declined to comment on the reported ceasefire. Israel’s government and army rarely acknowledge ceasefires with Hamas, but a military spokeswoman said civilian… Read More Israel reaches ceasefire agreement with Hamas to restore peace in Gaza