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Ethiopia's prime minister: next week's election will be peaceful

Wednesday  17:51,   16 june 2021

Ethiopia's prime minister: next week's election will be peacefulJIMMA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Ethiopia will show a sceptical world that it can successfully hold a peaceful election next week, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told a crowd of tens of... >>>

Parachuting Protester Didn't Intend to Crash in Allianz Arena During Euro 2020: Greenpeace

Wednesday  17:51,   16 june 2021

Greenpeace apologized after a protester parachuted onto the Allianz Arena field before a European Championship soccer match, injuring two. The environmental organization said the pilot did not intend to enter the stadium.The protester was flying... >>>

EU urges members to stay united as ties worsen with Russia

Wednesday  17:50,   16 june 2021

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s testy relations with Russia are likely to get worse and the bloc’s 27 member countries must ensure that Moscow does not divide them, the EU’s top diplomat warned Wednesday. Unveiling a report on ways to deal with >>>

School pupils to be offered Covid testing

Wednesday  17:50,   16 june 2021

Secondary school pupils will be offered the tests twice weekly in a bid to curb future outbreaks.Children will be able to take the tests at home twice a week in a bid to help identify asymptomatic... >>>

Ghislaine Maxwell Should Face U.K. Police Investigation, Says Former Prosecutor

Wednesday  17:31,   16 june 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell should be investigated by U.K. police on Jeffrey Epstein's related grooming allegations, according to a former British prosecutor.Channel 4 News reported finding multiple separate women with allegations of grooming and abuse... >>>

Jihadists free 10 hostages in Nigeria: sources

Wednesday  17:31,   16 june 2021

Nigerian jihadists have freed 10 hostages including seven local aid workers, two of them employed by the United Nations, after weeks of mediation, a UN source and a mediation official told AFP Wednesday. "It was a result of weeks-long negotiations... >>>

Kim Jong Un Health Problems Unlikely Amid Weight Loss Speculation, South Korean Analyst Says

Wednesday  17:10,   16 june 2021

"If he was experiencing health problems, he wouldn't have come out in public to convene the plenary meeting of the Workers' Party's Central Committee,"Hong Min, a senior analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification,... >>>

G-7 and Biden pin hopes on WHO to lead follow-up COVID-19 origins investigation

Wednesday  17:10,   16 june 2021

The United States and its allies are pinning their hopes for a second COVID-19 origins investigation in China on the World Health Organization again, despite the WHO-China joint study team’s visit to Wuhan earlier this year that essentially... >>>

Israel-Palestine: Attempt to attack the West Bank

Wednesday  17:05,   16 june 2021

© Provided by the point West Bank, Conflict, Israel, Palestine L E Climate of Voltage persists. Palestinian was killed Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in the West Bank occupied by the Israeli forces, the Ministry of Health Palestinian reported, while the... >>>

Let the recovery begin: EU chief OKs some virus plans

Wednesday  16:40,   16 june 2021

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union moved a step closer Wednesday to deploying the bloc’s massive pandemic recovery fund, with a top executive going to Portugal and Spain to announce the bloc's initial endorsement of their national... >>>

South Africa marks anniversary of Soweto student protests

Wednesday  16:40,   16 june 2021

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's high rate of unemployment has cast a pall over Youth Day, the holiday honoring the 45th anniversary of the Soweto student protests which played a key role in ending apartheid, the previous regime of racist,... >>>

UK's Johnson warns EU of 'steps' over N.Irish Brexit trade

Wednesday  16:24,   16 june 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Wednesday he will take "necessary steps" to unilaterally alter Britain's post-Brexit trade terms unless the EU changes the way it is implementing them in Northern Ireland. British prime minister Boris Johnson... >>>

China Blasts 'Condescending' U.S. and EU After Joe Biden Secures Firm Statement

Wednesday  16:24,   16 june 2021

Joe Biden's post-summit statement with the EU addressed the "systemic rivalry" with China and touched on issues ranging from human rights in Xinjiang and Hong Kong to security in the Taiwan Strait.Following the latest summit in Brussels, the... >>>

British PM slammed 'hopeless' health minister: Cummings

Wednesday  16:21,   16 june 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in private WhatsApp exchanges slammed his health minister's "hopeless" handling of the pandemic, a former top aide claimed Wednesday. Dominic Cummings, who stepped down as Johnson's top adviser in... >>>

Allianz share attracts: Allianz involved in American Tower Europe

Wednesday  16:20,   16 june 2021

The Alliance is increasing at the European Office of American Tower. Allianz Capital Partners assumes a share of 10 percent of ATC Europe, as the DAX Group notified. The value of the transaction amounts to 530 million euros, which corresponds to a... >>>