News : World

France Has Finally Launched Efforts to Disband A Violent Hate Group. Experts Say It’s Too Late.

Sunday  12:11,   28 february 2021

PARIS—In the spring of 2018, about 100 activists—supported by two helicopters, a small plane, quad bikes and trucks—unfurled a large banner along France’s Alpine border with Italy that read, “No way! Back to your homeland!” Generation Identity, an... >>>

Pakistan, India pledge to end skirmishes along Kashmir frontier

Sunday  12:11,   28 february 2021

Pakistan and India on Thursday pledged to end all firing along their disputed Kashmir frontier, according to a joint statement from their militaries, after months of violence between the nuclear-armed rivals. The two nations regularly exchange... >>>

Prominent Algerian journalist's appeal postponed until March

Sunday  12:11,   28 february 2021

Algeria's supreme court Thursday postponed until late March the appeal of prominent journalist Khaled Drareni, jailed after covering anti-government protests a year ago, local media reported. The court "postponed until March 25 the decision to... >>>

Joe Biden Rankles China on Human Rights As Senators Unite on New Legislation

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Lawmakers from both parties proposed laws this week to counter Beijing's propaganda and pressure on American companies.Lawmakers announced two bills on Wednesday, one to combat Chinese Communist Party pressure on American businesses and the... >>>

Rome buries Italian ambassador killed in DR Congo

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Italy paid final respects Thursday to its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, who was killed with his bodyguard and driver during an ambush on a UN convoy. Luca Attanasio, 43, was shot dead on Monday after unidentified assailants... >>>

Myanmar: The revolution will be Facebook-lived

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Myanmar: The revolution will be Facebook-livedHe has not been... >>>

Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at new opposition protests

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Dozens were injured on Sunday as Bangladeshi police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition activists to prevent new protests over the death of a writer in jail, police and a party official said. Clashes ensued as student activists from the... >>>

Thousands protest over Argentina 'VIP vaccinations' scandal

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Argentina on Saturday to protest the "VIP vaccinations" scandal that forced the health minister to resign. Gines Gonzalez Garcia quit a week ago at the president's request after it emerged that... >>>

Hollywood, history combine in Churchill art auction

Sunday  11:16,   28 february 2021

Hollywood's Angelina Jolie and Britain's iconic wartime prime minister Sir Winston Churchill, a keen artist who took inspiration from the Moroccan city of Marrakesh, are combining for a March 1 date at Christie's auction house in London. >>>

Dozens of Hong Kong former lawmakers charged under national security law

Sunday  10:51,   28 february 2021

The Hong Kong authorities charged 47 opposition activists with violating the city's national security legislation on Sunday, in the biggest application of the law since it was imposed by Beijing last year. © Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Benny Tai,... >>>

Meet the British club kid who designed Nancy Pelosi's infamous Max Mara coat

Sunday  10:31,   28 february 2021

There are times in every successful designer's career when they find something they created at the center of a viral sensation. For Max Mara's creative director, Ian Griffiths, that moment was not, however, quite as he had imagined it. ©... >>>

India’s Sudden Peace Push With Nuclear Rivals Shows Biden Impact

Sunday  09:50,   28 february 2021

After a year of some of the worst fighting on India’s frontiers with Pakistan and China, all three countries are suddenly talking peace as they wait to see how President Joe Biden will shift policy in the region. India and China’s top diplomats on... >>>

Shots, tear gas as police in Myanmar intensify use of force

Sunday  09:15,   28 february 2021

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup. There were reports of gunfire as police... >>>

China approves two more domestic coronavirus vaccines

Sunday  09:06,   28 february 2021

China's drug authority said Thursday it had approved two more coronavirus vaccines made by domestic companies for public use. China has now approved four domestic vaccines, after approving Sinovac's CoronaVac jab earlier this month, and... >>>

Stellantis Seeks U.K. Aid for Factory Overhaul to Make EVs

Sunday  08:45,   28 february 2021

Stellantis NV is reviewing options for its Ellesmere Port car factory in England including closing the plant if it can’t reach a deal with the U.K. government on new investments. The automaker is considering revamping the factory that employs about... >>>