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After the Flood – Diary

A picture is worth a thousand words; an Indian missile falling in a Pakistani garden generates 240 million anguish. On March 9, a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was fired from a secret satellite base near Sirsa (Haryana) heading south towards the Mahajan firing ranges. En route, he veered west and …

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Who is Yevgeny Lebedev? Boris Johnson accused of intervening to help Russian newspaper owner get peerage

A revelation about Evgeny Lebedev’s peerage raises new concerns about the UK government’s links to influential Russian figures Boris Johnson has been accused of personally intervening to help a Russian newspaper owner win a seat in the House of Lords. This is despite security service concerns that granting a peerage …

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Live Updates: Russia invades Ukraine

The UK will provide an additional $53m (£40m) in humanitarian aid to Ukraine amid the Russian invasion of the country, according to the UK Prime Minister’s Office. The additional aid was granted following talks between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Ukrainian counterpart, President Volodymyr Zelensky, and meetings with Ukrainian …

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Biden sanctions Russian oligarchs and banks in Ukraine crisis – Daily Local

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, YURAS KARMANAU, AAMER MADHANI and ERIC TUCKER MOSCOW (AP) — The East-West confrontation over Ukraine escalated dramatically on Tuesday, with Russian lawmakers allowing President Vladimir Putin to use military force outside his country and U.S. President Joe Biden and leaders Europeans reacted by imposing sanctions on Russian …

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Minister Alghabra Marks First International Day of Remembrance for Air Crash Victims and Their Families

OTTAWA (ON), February 20, 2022 /CNW/ – The Honorable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today to mark the first annual International Day of Remembrance for Air Crash Victims and their Families: “Today, on the first International Day of Remembrance of Air Crash Victims and their Families, we …

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Police clear way to key bridge between US and Canada, but still closed – Daily Local

By ROB GILLIES and COREY WILLIAMS WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Police moved in to clear and arrest remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canada border crossing on Sunday, ending a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that have hurt the economy of two countries even as they held back from a crackdown on …

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Hamas threatens to react ‘severely’ to unrest in Jerusalem

Prosecution tells court there was no unlawful hacking by police in Netanyahu cases State prosecutors say they have found no evidence of illicit phone hacking during police investigations into alleged wrongdoing by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “No action has been taken in the absence of a court order,” the …

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As war games begin, Putin praises Russian diplomacy: Live News | Ukraine-Russia crisis

As Russia and Ukraine begin military exercises, Russian President Vladimir Putin praised his diplomats and stressed his demand for “legally enforceable security guarantees” from the United States and the EU. NATO. In a statement on Thursday, Putin said he was confident the Russian Foreign Ministry would strengthen the country’s “positions …

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Day 2 of Ambassador Bridge protest stops vehicles from leaving Michigan and limits Windsor to US traffic

The latest developments: Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister of Public Safety provide update on protests in Ottawa, Coutts, Alta., Windsor, Ont. Windsor police said a lane heading to the United States was open and moving very slowly. CBSA says the bridge is ‘temporarily closed’, diverting commercial traffic to the …

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Water crisis looms as residents tackle debris in tsunami-hit Tonga

New Zealand Navy ships will arrive in Tonga on Friday The airport could reopen on Thursday Australian Prime Minister speaks with his Tongan counterpart Japan, United States, China and Australia offer help Jan 19 (Reuters) – Two New Zealand navy ships will arrive in Tonga on Friday carrying critical water …

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Djokovic quits Australia after losing deportation appeal – Daily Local

By ROD McGUIRK MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday night after losing his last attempt to avoid expulsion and play at the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID -19. Earlier, a court unanimously rejected the No.1-ranked tennis player’s challenge to have his visa revoked. …

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Vaccine, infection data marks small wins in battle for Omicron

AstraZeneca and Novavax say their shots protect Omicron UK data suggests fewer hospitalizations than Delta’s Do not extrapolate from similar African data -African CDC WHO also called for caution before drawing firm conclusions Biden moves too little, too late for Omicron experts JOHANNESBURG / LONDON, Dec.23 (Reuters) – Two vaccine …

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Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai denies sexual assault allegations

Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis star whose account of sexual coercion by a former Communist Party leader sparked weeks of tension and galvanized calls to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics, has denied her claim she had been sexually assaulted by the grievor. Ms. Peng made the comments in an interview …

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Review of the daily homepages of Nigerian newspapers | Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Naija News examines the main events making headlines in Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, December 14, 2021. As many as 3,125 innocent people have been killed and 2,703 kidnapped by bandits in northern Nigeria over the past 11 months, a total of The punch showed. In such an anti-climax, the …

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New Covid Danger – Journal

DESPITE a palpable feeling that the world is returning to ‘normal’, the emergence of a new variant of Covid-19 has begun to threaten global health and economies once again. Dubbed the Omicron variant, the new virus mutation was first detected in South Africa and is said to have an “unprecedented …

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Weak America threatens everyone’s safety – Daily Local

In August, the British Parliament voted for the first time in history a formal insult to the President of the United States. They called President Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan “shameful”. The dissatisfaction of the British Parliament was not that we had withdrawn from Afghanistan. Britain was not happy with …

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Down Taliban Road – Journal

It is not in Pakistan’s interest to go too far in defending the Taliban regime in Afghanistan to the international community. Countries around the world will not make up their minds on whether or not to extend formal recognition and legitimacy to the Taliban regime, whether or not to provide …

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INJURY TO THE PRIME MINISTER, DR. RALPH E. GONSALVES

(PRESS RELEASE) On Thursday August 5, at approximately 5:15 p.m., the Honorable Ralph E. Gonsalves, duly elected Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, was physically assaulted and injured by opposition protesters as he attempted to enter the Assembly. About 200 protesters, responding to a call to action from …

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Weekly quiz on international foreign policy news

Quiz This week in FP’s international news quiz: Obstacles to the Olympics, spyware scandal and daring quarantine escape attempt. People take photos of fireworks during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on July 23. Yuichi Yamazaki / Getty Images 23 July 2021, 15:10 Are …

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New suspects arrested in the assassination of the Haitian president

By Evens Sanon, Danica Coto and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press Friday July 9, 2021 | 8:43 am PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haitian authorities have made further arrests in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, raiding the Taiwanese embassy where several suspects have reportedly sought refuge, while also detaining two Haitian-Americans and …

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Caught in the Middle – Journal

The deep pockets had the 2021-22 budget to their liking. They got incentives, tax breaks and grants in the name of the ripple effect. The so-called drop-down spinners in the budget included the manufacturing, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, financials, steel, leather, automotive and cell phone segments. The vulnerable and the poor …

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The time of peace keeps turning

Doug Mills / AP President Bill Clinton, center, watches Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, left, and PLO leader Yasser Arafat shake hands in the East Room of the White House after signing the agreement on the Middle East in Washington on September 28, 1995. Through Brian Greenspun (contact) Sunday 23 …

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Israel and Hamas intensify endless fighting | New

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel on Tuesday stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, razing a high-rise building used by the militant Hamas group and killing at least three militants in their hiding places as Palestinian rockets rained almost non-stop on some parts of Israel. It was the toughest fight …

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