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  • Egged Australian Senator Who Blamed Muslims For NZ Shootings Loses Election
    Fraser Anning, the far-right Australian senator who blamed Muslim immigrants for the New Zealand mosque shootings, was voted out of office during Australia’s elections this weekend. After an Australian white supremacist shot up two mosques and killed 50 people in New Zealand, Anning made a shocking statement in which he ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-05-20
  • Sri Lanka’s Top Security Officials Asked To Resign After Failure To Prevent Bombings
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defense secretary and national police chief, a dramatic internal shake-up after security forces shrugged off intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, the president’s office said Wednesday. It ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-24
  • Police Identify ‘New Breed’ Of Terrorists In Northern Ireland After Reporter Fatally Shot
    LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland arrested two teenagers Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a young journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry and warned of a “new breed” of terrorists threatening the peace. The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-20
  • Yellow Vest Anger Burns In Paris, Fueled By France’s Notre Dame Fire Response
    PARIS (AP) — French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris on Saturday to drive home their message to a government they see as out of touch with the problems of the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn’t the only problem France needs ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-20
  • North Korea Wants Pompeo Out Of Nuclear Talks, Accuses Him Of ‘Talking Nonsense’
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations. The test, which didn’t appear to be of ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-18
  • Former Peruvian President Alan García Dies After Shooting Himself In The Head
    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alan García died Wednesday after shooting himself in the head moments after police attempted to detain him amid corruption allegations in Latin America’s largest graft probe. President Martin Vizcarra announced on Twitter that García died after undergoing emergency surgery hours earlier. Doctors at ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-17
  • EU Grants Six-Month Delay Of Brexit
    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers Thursday to spend the upcoming Easter break to “reflect” on the need for a Brexit compromise, after a clearly frustrated European Union gave the country six more months to find a way to leave the bloc.She said doing so and ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-11
  • Sudanese Officials Say Army Forced Autocratic President To Step Down
    CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Sudanese marched toward the center of the capital Khartoum on Thursday, cheering, singing and dancing in celebration as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power. The circumstances of al-Bashir’s ... read more
    Source: Other – Talking Points Memo 1Published on 2019-04-11
  • Russian Activists Just Won an Important Battle Over LGBTQ Rights. But the War Is Far From Over
    There aren’t many people like Yulia Tsvetkova in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The Russian city is 5,000 miles and seven time zones east of the capital, Moscow, and for half the year, it is under snow or ice. It’s known more for shipbuilding and aircraft manufacturing than LGBTQ rights and feminist ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-12-02
  • Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Goes to Prison Vowing That His Fight Will Continue
    It’s been 18 months since Joshua Wong finished serving his last conviction, but it will be at least 2022 before he’s a free man again. The prominent activist was handed his latest sentence of 13.5 months in a small courtroom in Hong Kong’s working-class Sham Shui Po district ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-12-02
  • Car Drove Into Pedestrian Zone in Germany, Killing 2 and Injuring 15
    (BERLIN) — A car drove into a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier on Tuesday, killing two people and seriously injuring 15 others, officials said. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was impounded, Trier police tweeted. Police and rescue crews were on the scene and ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-12-01
  • These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World in December 2020
    Ahmet Altan is 70, behind bars in Turkey and at risk of contracting COVID-19 from inmates displaying positive signs of having the disease in three neighboring cells, according to his lawyer. A former editor for a now-defunct daily Turkish newspaper called Taraf, Altan has been imprisoned since September ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-12-01
  • French Lawmakers Will Rewrite a Proposed Bill on Filming Police After Major Protests
    PARIS (AP) — Lawmakers from French President Emmanuel Macron’s party will rewrite the most criticized article of a proposed security law, involving a measure aimed at banning the publication of images of police officers with intent to cause them harm. The move comes after tens of thousands ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-30
  • Ethiopia Says Its Military Now Controls the Tigray Capital
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s army chief of staff says the military has control of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, Mekele. Gen. Birhanu Jula made the comment on the state broadcaster Saturday. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a separate statement, “We have entered Mekele without innocent ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-28
  • Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Revenge Over Slain Scientist
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying that has raised fears of reignited tensions across the Middle East. After ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-28
  • Iran’s Foreign Minister Suggests Israel Behind Killing of Nuclear Scientist
    An Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was killed in a targeted attack that saw gunmen use explosives and machine gun fire Friday, state television said. Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the killing ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Families of Six American Oil Executives Convicted in Venezuela Cry Foul
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years over an alleged corruption scheme have evaporated, with a judge finding them all guilty and quickly sentencing them to prison. Attorneys and relatives of the so-called Citgo ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Paris Police Officers Have Been Suspended After the Violent Beating of a Black Music Producer in France Sparked Outrage
    (PARIS, France)— A Black man beaten up by several French police officers said he is seeking justice after the publication of videos showing officers repeatedly punching him, using a truncheon and tear gas against him for no apparent reason. French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin ordered the officers involved ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-26
  • Why India’s Most Populous State Just Passed a Law Inspired by an Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theory
    India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, introduced a law outlawing so-called “Love Jihad” on Tuesday, the first of at least five states led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that are considering new legislation targeting interfaith relationships in the world’s largest democracy. Love Jihad is ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-25
  • Thai Police Charge 12 Protest Leaders Under Harsh Royal Defamation Law
    (BANGKOK) — Thai authorities have escalated their legal battle against the students leading pro-democracy protests, charging 12 of them with violating a harsh law against defaming the monarchy. News of the charges comes as the Thai capital Bangkok girded for another rally Wednesday as the students push their ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-25
  • Joe Biden Says the U.S. Will Lead on Climate. But First He Has to Regain World Leaders’ Trust
    Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry to a new top position on global climate policy, a public step toward what the President-elect has promised will be a renaissance in American leadership on the issue. Activists who hope climate change will play a central role in ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-24
  • Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Jailed After Pleading Guilty to 2019 Protest Charges
    Prominent Hong Kong democracy campaigner Joshua Wong was jailed Monday after pleading guilty to charges related to a protest outside police headquarters last year. Fellow activists Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were also remanded to custody after pleading guilty. All three will be sentenced Dec. 2. Wong, who ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-23
  • At Least 8 Killed in Kabul Mortar Shell Attack Ahead of Mike Pompeo’s Meeting With Taliban
    KABUL, Afghanistan — About 23 mortar shells slammed into different parts of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least eight people and wounding 31 others, an official said. The shells were fired from two cars, Interior Ministry spokesperson Tariq Arian said. No one took immediate responsibility for ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-11-21