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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
  • How Bolivia’s Evo Morales Was Brought Down With the Help of an Obscure Conservative With a Bible
    The circumstances of Bolivian President Evo Morales’s resignation Nov. 10 have sparked fierce international debate this week. But whether you believe the leftwing leader was forced out by a thinly veiled military coup, or that he resigned in disgrace after a popular revolt over election fraud—or that ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • 3 Protesters Killed in Baghdad as Anti-Government Demonstrations Continue
    (BAGHDAD) — Security forces fired live rounds and tear gas at anti-government protesters in a central Baghdad square Friday, killing three people, in bloody confrontations that continued despite an influential Shiite leader’s call for calm. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani emphasized support for the demonstrators in his weekly ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • American Islamic State Suspect Repatriated From Turkish-Greek Border
    (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s interior minister says an American Islamic State group suspect who was stranded in a no man’s land between Greece and Turkey, has been deported to the United States. Suleyman Soylu said Friday the man was put on a plane “a short time ago.” The man had ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • ‘We Want to Tackle That Stigma.’ Inside the World’s First Museum Dedicated to the Vagina
    It’s a couple days before the opening of the world’s first bricks-and-mortar Vagina Museum in London, and curator Sarah Creed is wearing a bright blue acetate necklace reading ‘Vaginas Are Normal’. The museum’s first exhibition, Muff Busters: Vagina Myths and How to Find Them, opens Saturday, a ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • Lawyers and Bankers Join Radicals at the Barricades as Hong Kong’s Protests Rock the City’s Financial District
    T.C. usually spends his lunch break eating in one of the many restaurants near his office with his law-firm colleagues, chatting casually about the cases they’re working on. But lately, he’s been skipping lunch altogether to join hundreds of other office workers in protests in Hong Kong’s ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • Foreign Students Are Fleeing Hong Kong as Protests Escalate on College Campuses
    On Tuesday night, an American exchange student in Hong Kong received an email from her university back in the States. “Urgent & Important,” read the subject field. It said that because of protests at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)—where 20-year-old Sandra had been living since ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • Traveling to Hong Kong? Here’s What You Need to Know
    Protests have been roiling Hong Kong for the past five months, but a significant escalation this week has seen public transportation shutdowns, violent protests across the territory and, as of Wednesday, foreign universities recalling their students out of fears for their safety. Thousands of arrests have been ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-15
  • 70-Year-Old Man Dies in Hong Kong Protests as Xi Jinping Calls for an End to the Unrest
    Another person in Hong Kong has died in protests that have convulsed the financial hub since June, a fatality that comes just after China’s leader issued his most direct rebuke of the unrest yet. A 70-year-old cleaner who was believed to have been hit in the head ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • ‘It’s the One I Love.’ Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado Quesada on Fighting Climate Change for His Son
    Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado Quesada said there must to be more “heart” in discussions of fighting climate change. For him, it’s about fighting for a better world for his son. “He’s only six years old. He’s going to live in that world that might be ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • Ugandan Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Says He Worries About His Safety ‘Every Day’ at TIME 100 Next Event
    Ugandan musician-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine says he worries about his safety every day as he prepares to oppose President Yoweri Museveni in his country’s 2021 elections. “I’m very worried about my safety. I think about it every day. But I know that the task ahead of me ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • Turkey Deports Suspected American ISIS Member to the U.S. After He Was Stuck in Border Limbo
    (ANKARA, Turkey) — An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man’s land between Turkey and Greece, Turkey’s Interior Ministry said Thursday. The United States agreed to take ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • Prince Harry Reveals New Photo of Baby Archie to Wish Dad Prince Charles Happy Birthday
    Prince Harry has wished his father, Prince Charles, a happy birthday in a social media post—revealing a previously unseen photo of the pair with Harry’s son Archie. Charles, who is celebrating his 71st birthday in Mumbai, India, can be seen looking at his grandson in Harry’s arms. ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • International Criminal Court to Investigate Abuses Against Myanmar’s Rohingya Minority
    (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — International Criminal Court judges on Thursday approved a request from prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The court said that it has jurisdiction over crimes partially committed in Bangladesh, which is a member state of the ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • What the End of Bolivia’s President Means for the Country
    Evo Morales, the President of Bolivia, fled to Mexico on Nov. 12, and his country now faces an uncertain future. Morales had little choice. Evidence that he had tried to steal his country’s latest presidential election pushed hundreds of thousands of protesters onto the streets of Bolivia’s ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • Clashes Rock Bolivia as its New Interim Leader is Challenged
    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Renewed clashes rocked Bolivia’s capital Wednesday as the woman who claimed the presidency, a second-tier lawmaker thrust into the post because of a power vacuum, faced challenges to her leadership from supporters of the ousted Evo Morales. A day after Jeanine ... read more
    Source: Other – Time 2Published on 2019-11-14