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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
  • Critic of Xi Jinping’s Coronavirus Response Under Investigation, Beijing Says
    (BEIJING) — A prominent Communist party member who criticized Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak is being investigated on suspicion of a “severe violation of discipline and law,” a joint government-party watchdog said. Ren Zhiqiang is a former head of state-run real estate conglomerate ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-08
  • ‘The Strength of Ordinary People.’ The Creative Ways Italians Are Supporting Each Other During Their Coronavirus Lockdown
    For weeks, Roberta Brivio’s phone has been ringing several times an hour. “I can’t even find the time to eat,” she says from her office in Melegnano, south of Milan. A 74-year-old psychologist living in Lombardy, Brivio is the president of the local branch of the Italian ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-07
  • Australian High Court Dismisses Catholic Cardinal’s Conviction for Child Sex Abuse
    (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s highest court has dismissed the convictions of the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse. High Court Chief Justice Susan Kiefel announced the decision of the seven judges on Tuesday in the appeal of Cardinal George Pell. The decision means he ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-06
  • Why Trump Is So Worried About Low Oil Prices—And Why He Should Be
    For years, President Trump has touted low oil prices as a win for American consumers and used his position to try to keep them that way. “Good for the consumer, gasoline prices coming down!” he tweeted on March 9. But as the new coronavirus has brought much ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-06
  • For the First Time, U.S. Designates White Supremacist Group as ‘Foreign Terrorist Organization’
    (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday designated a Russian white supremacist group a “foreign terrorist organization” and hit its members with sanctions. The move against the Russian Imperial Movement is the first time the designation has been made for a white supremacist group and comes amid ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-06
  • After Trump Bans All N95 Mask Exports, Canadians Remind U.S. That They Helped Americans After 9/11
    (TORONTO) — The premier of a Canadian province that sheltered thousands of stranded American airline passengers after the 9/11 attacks questioned the humanity of U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after Trump banned the export of N95 protective masks to Canada. The conservative leader of another province ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-06
  • Taliban Warns Afghanistan Peace Deal With U.S. Is Near a Breaking Point
    (ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) — The Taliban said their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that included drone attacks on civilians, while also chastising the Afghan government for delaying the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners promised in the agreement. The ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-06
  • Knifeman in Southern France Kills 2, Injures Others in Attack
    (PARIS) — A man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon Saturday, killing two people and wounding others, prosecutors said. The anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office told The Associated Press the attack took place at ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-04
  • It Was Already Dangerous To Be Muslim in India. Then Came the Coronavirus
    The Islamophobic hashtags began circulating shortly after the news broke in late March. Indian authorities had linked dozens of cases of COVID-19 to a Muslim missionary group that held its annual conference in Delhi in early March, and health officials were racing to track down anyone ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • After Ignoring Warnings, Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Communities Hit by Coronavirus
    (BNEI BRAK, Israel) — Early this week, the streets of the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak were bustling with shoppers as ultra-Orthodox residents, obeying their religious leaders, ignored pleas to stay home in the face of the coronavirus threat. By Friday, Bnei Brak had become the ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • The Lives Lost to Coronavirus
    One of the biggest challenges of this unsettling time is the isolation we feel as we’re separated from friends and family, all the people for whom we care most deeply. But just being alone is only part of the difficulty. Our sense of remoteness is intensified by ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • Israel’s Blockade Has Kept the Worst of the Coronavirus Out of Gaza. It Might Keep Aid Out Too
    Salam Khashan is acutely aware of the devastation a coronavirus outbreak would wreak on the Gaza Strip. Since the 25-mile long Palestinian territory confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases on March 22, the 29-year-old family doctor and her colleagues have been preparing for a large-scale outbreak of ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • China’s ‘Mask Diplomacy’ Is Faltering. But the U.S. Isn’t Doing Any Better
    After seven years of living in Bologna, first as a student and now as a business consultant, Zhang Yimeng has come to consider northern Italy as his second home. And so, when COVID-19 began rampaging through Europe, the 27-year-old from China’s Henan province threw himself behind relief ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • Rohingya Refugees Brace for a New Deadly Threat—Coronavirus
    In the largest refugee settlement on earth, we are holding our breath. On March 24, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh confirmed a COVID-19 case. It’s now just a matter of time before the outbreak reaches the nearby camps, where hundreds of thousands of Rohinyga refugees like myself are living. ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • Pakistani Court Overturns Murder Conviction in Death of Journalist Daniel Pearl
    (KARACHI, Pakistan) — A Pakistani court Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl. Instead, the court found Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh guilty of the lesser charge of kidnapping and sentenced ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2020-04-02