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News : World

Why the Google search in Australia could be switched off

Friday  11:13,   22 january 2021

Will the popular search engine soon be over in Australia? That could actually happen if a new media law by the Australian government is finally passed. © PK Studio / Shutterstock Will the Google search engine soon be over in Australia? In... >>>

12 miners from a gold mine in China trapped for at least a month underground

Friday  11:13,   22 january 2021

© Pixabay 12 miners from a gold mine in China trapped at least a month underground Despite frantic drilling operations, Chinese miners trapped for 12 days in the Qixia gold mine in Shandong province should not be unearthed for at least 15 days,... >>>

No computer, no heat: UK's poorest struggle with homeschooling

Friday  09:56,   22 january 2021

No computer, no heat: UK's poorest struggle with homeschooling"At home, I have to share the computer with my big brother and sister," said eight-year-old Kamaljit Sultana, who lives in Tower Hamlets in east London, one of the city's poorest... >>>

Rescue operation to free Chinese miners trapped underground for nearly 2 weeks could take another 15 days

Friday  09:56,   22 january 2021

Chinese officials say it could day 15 days to drill through 70 tons of debris to reach miners trapped underground for nearly two weeks after an explosion at a gold mine in eastern China. © STR/AFP/Getty Images Members of a rescue team work at the... >>>

EU summit warns of unnecessary travel due to mutated corona pathogens

Friday  09:30,   22 january 2021

Restrictions on freedom of travel in the EU are no longer excluded in order to contain new variants of the corona virus. © Provided by Finanz.net YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP / Getty Images "We strongly advise against all non-essential travel, both within >>>

EU summit warns of unnecessary travel due to mutated corona pathogens

Friday  09:30,   22 january 2021

Restrictions on freedom of travel in the EU are no longer excluded in order to contain new variants of the corona virus. © Provided by Finanz.net YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP / Getty Images "We strongly advise against all non-essential travel, both within >>>

One year after Wuhan, China is reconfiguring itself

Friday  09:10,   22 january 2021

© via REUTERS - STRINGER Vegetable sellers in front of the entrance of a residential complex which has been locked following the appearance of new cases of Covid-19 in Shijiazhuang, in Hebei province, China, January 19, 2021. With the approach of... >>>

Biden and the West face the threat of far-right extremism

Friday  07:55,   22 january 2021

In an inaugural address that pleaded for unity, President Biden identified an enemy. He called out the pathologies and dangers of the nativism fostered by former president Donald Trump. “A cry for racial justice some 400 years in the making moves... >>>

Pompeo's Xinjiang 'genocide' declaration presents Biden with an early China challenge

Friday  07:55,   22 january 2021

As Joe Biden prepared to be sworn-in as President, both the outgoing Trump administration and Beijing made a last minute play to shape his future China policy -- and provide the first major foreign policy challenge of his term. © GREG BAKER/AFP/AFP... >>>

Kremlin Misread Navalny’s Resolve to Fight, Even from Prison

Friday  07:15,   22 january 2021

Russian officials were convinced opposition leader Alexey Navalny wouldn’t come back. They’d warned he’d be jailed on arrival and steadily ratcheted up threats of new probes, amid allegations ranging from stealing supporters’ donations to working... >>>

Argentina hails German Falklands travel request as support for sovereignty claim

Friday  06:40,   22 january 2021

Argentina hails German Falklands travel request as support for sovereignty claimBUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The German airline Lufthansa has asked the Argentine government for permission to overfly its country en route to the Falklands, Argentina said... >>>

Biden inherits a raft of global crises (including some unknowns)

Friday  02:45,   22 january 2021

US President Joe Biden's foreign policy to-do list is long, complicated, and may soon hit speed bumps left by his predecessor. In the past four years, tensions with China and Iran have grown, Russia has gone rogue, North Korea has become a... >>>

In poor districts, young Tunisians with nothing to lose clash with police

Friday  02:45,   22 january 2021

In poor districts, young Tunisians with nothing to lose clash with policeTUNIS (Reuters) - The 19-year-old smoking with friends in a poor district of Tunisia's capital had a simple explanation for night-time clashes between youths and police that... >>>

Italy PM Conte faces pressure to move fast to strengthen majority

Friday  02:45,   22 january 2021

Italy PM Conte faces pressure to move fast to strengthen majorityROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is under pressure from his coalition to quickly broaden his majority but has made little progress since narrowly surviving an... >>>

James Cross, British diplomat kidnapped by Quebec separatists, dies at 99 of covid-19

Friday  02:20,   22 january 2021

His kidnapping in 1970 precipitated what Canadians call the October Crisis and made headlines around the world. Mr. Cross, who endured 59 days of captivity before his release was secured through high-wire negotiations with the separatists, died Jan. >>>