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Taliban Calls on Biden to Follow Trump's Peace Plan in Afghanistan

Wednesday  00:06,   27 january 2021

"We, on our part, are committed to what we pledged, and we want the other side to also abide by what is pledged in the agreement," Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem told Newsweek.Trump struck the historic accord last February, promising to pull... >>>

The folly of giving Joe Biden credit for his Putin phone call

Wednesday  00:03,   27 january 2021

On Tuesday, President Biden held his first presidential phone conversation with Vladimir Putin. Biden is winning media plaudits for raising various contentious issues with the Russian leader. These include the plight of Alexei Navalny, a Russian... >>>

US and G-7 ministers call for 'immediate release' of Alexi Navalny and peaceful protesters

Tuesday  23:37,   26 january 2021

The United States and other leaders of the Group of Seven called for the release of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and peaceful protesters from prison. © Provided by Washington Examiner The group condemned the detention of the individuals... >>>

Putin's police ‘deliberately targeted’ media during violent Navalny protests

Tuesday  23:37,   26 january 2021

Russian authorities “deliberately targeted” journalists for beatings during the protests in support of dissident activist Alexei Navalny, according to an international media organization. © Provided by Washington Examiner The mistreatment of the... >>>

Biden, Putin Have ‘Frank’ First Discussion as World Leaders

Tuesday  23:37,   26 january 2021

The new U.S. president was said to have challenged the Russian leader on a number of hot-button topics.Both governments confirmed Biden initiated the call, with the White House offering a litany of topics in its initial readout of their... >>>

The G7 demands the release of the supporters of Navalny arrested in Russia

Tuesday  23:30,   26 january 2021

RUSSIA-POLITICS-NAVALNY-G7: The G7 demands the release of the supporters of Navalny arrested in Russia © Reuters / MAXIM SHEMETOV THE G7 DEMANDS THE RELEASE OF THE PARTISANS OF NAVALNY ARRESTED IN RUSSIA PARIS (Reuters) - G7 member states on... >>>

Discreet as never before, Trump remains deeply influential

Tuesday  23:15,   26 january 2021

© Provided by Le Point D since his luxurious residence in Florida, former President Donald Trump continues to exert a strong influence on the Republican Party, supporting his allies in their electoral aims while trying to stifle, in the Senate ,... >>>

Discreet as never before, Trump remains deeply influential

Tuesday  23:15,   26 january 2021

© Provided by Le Point D since his luxurious residence in Florida, former President Donald Trump continues to exert a strong influence on the Republican Party, supporting his allies in their electoral aims while trying to stifle, in the Senate ,... >>>

IMF forecasts higher global growth

Tuesday  22:45,   26 january 2021

Euronews business reporter Sasha Vakulina speaks with IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath. © Euronews Vakulina: "The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecast for global economic growth this year after the losses caused by the pandemic. We... >>>

Freight Firms Reject 1-in-5 Cargos Shipped From France to U.K.

Tuesday  22:11,   26 january 2021

Freight companies are rejecting one in five contracts to take goods from France to the U.K. as border rules put in place after Brexit added to delays in moving goods across the English Channel. The rejection rate, showing how many companies pulled... >>>

Biden speaks to Putin for first time since taking power: White House

Tuesday  22:11,   26 january 2021

Biden speaks to Putin for first time since taking power: White HouseWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday for the first time since taking office and raised concerns about Russian... >>>

Cyclone Eloise impacted 250,000 people in Mozambique: UN

Tuesday  22:11,   26 january 2021

A tropical cyclone that pummeled central Mozambique last weekend has impacted 250,000 people, a sharp increase over initial estimates, a UN official said Tuesday. Myrta Kaulard, the UN's resident coordinator in Mozambique, also said 18,000... >>>

When a snake attacks a huge bat in Australia (VIDEO)

Tuesday  21:55,   26 january 2021

© Provided by Gentside Python vs bat It is well known: Australia is a country with no shortage of creatures impressive even formidable and it is not uncommon for locals to witness scenes as unusual as they are frightening. A video posted on... >>>

The world virtually commemorates the Shoah

Tuesday  21:50,   26 january 2021

© Sipa On the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp, the whole world will virtually commemorate this event tomorrow for the first time, due to the pandemic. At the Yad Vashem memorial, in Israel ,... >>>

Joe Biden Confronts Vladimir Putin on Navalny Poisoning in First Call With Russian Leader

Tuesday  21:45,   26 january 2021

The Russian president was among the last world leaders to congratulate Biden on his victory over Trump.During the call, Biden pressed his counterpart in Moscow on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the SolarWinds hack that affected U.S.... >>>