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America's White Supremacist Problem Risks Feeding Next Global Terrorism Wave

Friday  06:08,   26 february 2021

"They already have begun exporting their hate," former CIA officer and FBI special agent Tracy Walder told Newsweek.Former CIA officer and FBI Special Agent Tracy Walder says groups and individuals brandishing dangerous far-right dogmas at home are... >>>

G20 finance chiefs to talk Covid recovery, aid to poor countries

Friday  06:04,   26 february 2021

G20 finance ministers and central bankers will gather for a video conference led by Italy Friday, hoping to align plans for relaunching the global economy after the coronavirus pandemic and to limit harm to the worst-off nations shut out of the race >>>

Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts some payments

Friday  05:36,   26 february 2021

Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts some paymentsThe Southeast Asian country has been in crisis since the army seized power and detained the civilian government leader Aung San Suu Kyi and much of her party leadership after the... >>>

Dutch parliament becomes second in a week to accuse China of genocide in Xinjiang

Friday  05:35,   26 february 2021

The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying the treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by a European country. © Mike Corder/AP/FILE The frozen Hofvijver pond is seen outside... >>>

Papua New Guinea's Michael Somare, 'father of the nation', dies

Friday  04:01,   26 february 2021

Papua New Guinea's Michael Somare, 'father of the nation', diesSYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea's first prime minister, Michael Somare, has died aged 84, his daughter said on... >>>

Amnesty Implicates Eritrean Troops in War Crimes in Ethiopia

Friday  04:01,   26 february 2021

Eritrean troops massacred hundreds of unarmed civilians in the northern Ethiopian town of Axum in November last year, killings that constituted war crimes, an Amnesty International probe has found. © Photographer: EDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP A member of the >>>

U.S. 'War on Terror' Covered Nearly Half the World in Past 3 Years, This Map Shows Where

Friday  02:53,   26 february 2021

Brown University's Stephanie Savell told Newsweek the president's "America is Back" rhetoric "is worrisome because it signals a potential return to a militarized status quo in which the US is exporting its militaristic approach and its... >>>

Iranian journalist, who won the International Press Freedom Award, was detained in Turkey after fleeing a nearly 5-year prison sentence

Friday  02:31,   26 february 2021

Tehran's Islamic Revolutionary Court sentenced him on charges of "colluding against national security" and "spreading propaganda against the system," in 2020.In January, Mosaed fled the country after he was summoned to begin a nearly five-year... >>>

Coronavirus: The town hall will propose a confinement of Paris for three weeks

Friday  01:25,   26 february 2021

The mayor of Paris intends to propose the establishment of a three week confinement in the capital © P.VASSAL / HAYTHAM-POOL / SIPA Covid-19 : the town hall will propose a confinement of Paris for three weeks (Archives) EPIDEMIA - The mayor of... >>>

EU Council President Michel: The situation with corona vaccinations will remain tense

Thursday  23:21,   25 february 2021

EU Council President Charles Michel assumes that the situation with regard to vaccination against the corona virus will remain tense. "We have to speak an honest language," said Michel on Thursday after a video conference of the EU heads of state... >>>

Great Britain lowers its coronavirus alert level

Thursday  23:20,   25 february 2021

SANTE-CORONAVIRUS-GB: Great Britain lowers its coronavirus alert level © Reuters / John Sibley GREAT BRITAIN LOWERES ITS ALERT LEVEL TO CORONAVIRUS LONDON (Reuters) - British health authorities lowered their COVID-19 alert level on Thursday, citing >>>

Niger: the RFI correspondent's house attacked, tension persists

Thursday  23:05,   25 february 2021

© Provided by Le Point L a tension linked to the presidential election in Niger, whose victory is claimed by the authorities and the opposition, persisted Thursday in Niamey where the home of the correspondent of Radio France Internationale (RFI)... >>>

Violent demonstrations in Niamey after the presidential election

Thursday  21:20,   25 february 2021

NIGER-ELECTION-HEURTS: Violent demonstrations in Niamey after the presidential election © Reuters / Eduardo Munoz VIOLENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN NIAMEY AFTER THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION NIAMEY (Reuters) - Des Supporters of Mahamane Ousmane, defeated in... >>>

Ukraine names ex-finance minister as ambassador to U.S., to upgrade ties post-Trump

Thursday  21:11,   25 february 2021

Ukraine names ex-finance minister as ambassador to U.S., to upgrade ties post-TrumpPresident Volodymyr Zelenskiy's office said he had appointed Oksana Markarova to focus on establishing "an effective dialogue" with the new administration, and to... >>>

Princess Latifa urges UK police to investigate her sister's kidnapping 21 years ago

Thursday  20:02,   25 february 2021

Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, the daughter of Dubai ruler and UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has sent a letter to police in the UK asking them to investigate the alleged kidnapping of her older sister, Princess Shamsa,... >>>