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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
  • ‘I’ve Never Seen This Level of Fear.’ Why Asian Americans Are Joining the Rush to Buy Guns
    Six months ago, Svetlana Kim was so scared of guns, she couldn’t even look at an image of one without feeling anxious. If she was home watching a movie that suddenly depicted gun violence, the 47-year-old accountant would scramble to hit the fast-forward button on the remote. If ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-07-20
  • How Deadly Flooding in Germany and Belgium Exposed Europe’s Climate Change Hubris
    Pia Negro’s family has lived in the same castle in Blessem, western Germany, for 300 years, and spent the last 30 years restoring it to its former glory. But around 4am on Thursday, they were forced to leave it in minutes. Firefighters yelled to them from outside saying ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-07-19
  • The Unorthodox Priest Leading Poland’s Fight for LGBTQ Rights
    This year, like every year for the past 20, Szymon Niemiec will wear a rainbow-colored stole at the Equality Parade in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 19. “I won’t have a banner because I will be leading the entire parade. I can’t keep my hands full,” ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-06-18
  • With Benjamin Netanyahu Out in Israel, What Comes Next for the Country?
    By a margin of 60-59, with one abstention, the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, has voted confidence in a coalition government led by conservative Naftali Bennett and centrist Yair Lapid. The dozen-year reign of Benjamin Netanyahu, known by friends and enemies alike as “Bibi,” as Israel’s prime minister is over. ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-06-18
  • The U.N. Voices Alarm Over the Growing Abuse of Civilians in Myanmar’s Conflict
    BANGKOK — The United Nations’ office in Myanmar expressed concern Thursday about escalating human rights abuses after reports that a group opposed to the junta may have executed 25 civilians it captured and allegations that troops had burned down a village. The struggle between the military regime ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-06-17
  • Swedish Prime Minister Faces No-Confidence Vote as Parties Unite Against Him
    Sweden’s fragile ruling coalition looks increasingly shaky after a leftist party won support from the conservative opposition to push through a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. The Left Party, which isn’t part of the government, appears to have the backing of the Moderates, the ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-06-17
  • I Fled Gaza But My Family Remains. Will the U.S. Step Up and Help Them?
    I’ve lived in California since I escaped Gaza in 2016. I’m at my desk, trying to write about the events of the past week and can’t concentrate. After a long night of watching bombs fall and destruction reign in my home, I woke up on Saturday and called ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-05-18
  • Israel and Hamas Trade Fire in Gaza as War Rages On
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel carried out a wave of airstrikes on what it said were militant targets in Gaza, leveling a six-story building in downtown Gaza City, and Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel early Tuesday, the latest in the fourth war between ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-05-18
  • Israel Is Bleeding From Within. Restoring the Peace Shouldn’t Mean a Return to the Way We Lived Before
    Around 8:30 pm, Tuesday, May 11. The first missile attack from Gaza to Tel Aviv began. The teen patients at the Geha Mental Health Hospital (where I work as a clinical psychologist) were just getting ready to bed, when the alarms started. For most of them this came as ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-05-17
  • Airlines’ Emissions Halved During the Pandemic. Can the Industry Preserve Some of Those Gains as Travel Rebounds?
    Travel restrictions imposed across the world during the COVID-19 pandemic forced airlines to plead for government bailouts and lay off staff, while some folded entirely. There was one silver lining, though: a huge temporary drop in the sector’s carbon emissions. Now, as lockdowns begin to ease, and travellers ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-05-17
  • What Happens Next With the Protests Roiling Colombia
    It’s an old story. The government does something unpopular, angry people turn out in protest, police respond with a heavy hand, fueling more anger and intensifying the unrest. At first, protesters are motivated by a specific demand, but as violence builds, the grievance list lengthens, and demonstrations take ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-05-17
  • Amid Rockets and Violence, Israel Is Trying to Sell Itself as a Holiday Destination to Muslim Visitors
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — As violence flares within Israel and on a day in which Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City killed at least 42 people, it was business as usual for a senior Israeli tourism official in Dubai as she promoted the country as a must-see ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-05-17
  • The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education
    In 2018, Scott McAulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the world had 12 years to transform society to avoid catastrophic, irreversible climate change. Buildings, the report ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-04-16
  • Afghan Interpreters Risked Their Lives to Help the U.S. We Must Not Abandon Them
    When America sent its sons and daughters off to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq, it enlisted a second Army in the fight against global terrorism—local allies, to help build bases, support our forces, and perhaps most vitally, interpret. These interpreters served as our cultural and linguistic bridge to ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-04-16
  • Hong Kong Democracy Leaders Given Jail Terms Amid Crackdown
    HONG KONG — Nine of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates were sentenced to jail terms Friday for organizing a march during the 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing. Those sentenced include the city’s so-called “father of democracy” Martin Lee as well as pro-democracy ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2021-04-16
  • This Former Marine Is Facing Jail Time For A Fake Kidnapping Gone Wrong In A North Korean Embassy
    Christopher Ahn believed he could soothe the fears of defectors fleeing the horrors of the Kim regime. He found himself in the crosshairs of international law enforcement. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-06-07
  • Police In Delhi Have Descended On Twitter’s Headquarters In The Country
    An elite crime squad searched Twitter’s New Delhi offices after the company labeled tweets from members of the ruling party “manipulated media.” View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-05-25
  • Instagram Censored Posts About One Of Islam’s Holiest Mosques, Drawing Employee Ire
    The photo-sharing app mistakenly removed content about the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the site of clashes between Israeli police forces and Palestinian worshippers, after associating the site with terrorism. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-05-13
  • Police Killed 20-Year-Old Daunte Wright On Sunday, Sparking Protests
    Police did not release the victim’s name, but Katie Wright identified him as her son, Daunte Wright. The shooting led hundreds of people to protest — and police to fire tear gas. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-04-13
  • Stop Freaking Out: You Probably Already Have Some Type Of Vaccine Passport
    Schools, international travel, and military service — people in the US already have to prove they are vaccinated against many diseases. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-04-08
  • After Fueling A Genocide, Facebook Is Taking A Stand Against A Myanmar Coup
    In an internal post, the company outlined how it will try to protect people opposing Myanmar’s military coup. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-02-03
  • Violent Protests Erupted In India. Then Calls For Police To Shoot The Protesters Went Viral On Twitter.
    Twitter did not take “Shoot” off its trending topics for at least a couple of hours — after there was public outcry and after BuzzFeed News emailed asking for comment. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-01-28
  • These Photos And Videos Of Pro-Democracy Protests In Russia Are Shockingly Intense
    Russians braved -60 degree weather and police brutality to demand opposition leader Alexei Navalny's release. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2021-01-25
  • These Photos Show What The #EndSARS Movement Looked Like
    In October, protests against Nigeria’s notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad became a global movement. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-12-31
  • Biden’s Team Warned That He Won’t Be Able To Change All Of Trump’s Immigration Policies Overnight
    The presidential transition team laid out several priorities, such as revising who can make an asylum claim first and ending what they call artificial capacity limits that restrict how many immigrants can be processed at the border. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-12-22
  • The Mafia Is Probably Going To Try To Get Their Hands On The COVID Vaccine
    Coronavirus vaccines will be "equivalent of liquid gold to organized crime networks," according to global police agency Interpol. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-12-02
  • Philadelphia Police Shot And Killed A Black Man Who Officials Say Was Carrying A Knife
    The man, identified in local news reports as Walter Wallace Jr., died of his injuries at a nearby hospital, triggering protests. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-10-27
  • Philadelphia Police Shot And Killed A Black Man Who Officials Say Was Carrying A Knife
    The man, identified in local news reports as William Wallace Jr., died of his injuries at a nearby hospital, triggering protests. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-10-27
  • Nigeria’s Military Shot And Killed Peaceful Protesters Who Were Calling For An End To Police Brutality
    The #EndSARS movement has swept across Nigeria and the world — but the country’s president won’t acknowledge it even after protesters were slaughtered. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-10-22
  • Indian Police Forcibly Cremated A Rape Victim, Her Family Has Alleged
    The victim's family had pleaded with the police to release her body. View Entire Post › ... read more
    Source: Other – Buzzfeed 3Published on 2020-09-30