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Fears of sleek COVID variants result in lengthier jog quarantines

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Quarantines continue to frustrate travelers and strangle airlines a year into the pandemic, with the threat from highly infectious coronavirus variants meaning enforced isolations are mostly getting longer and stricter rather than easing up. Even as vaccines embolden countries like Israel and the U.K. to plot paths to reopening, authorities around the world are tightening…

Calls to abet US ladies falling out of labour power grow...

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More than one-third of parents, mostly women, have yet to return to the workforce, largely because of childcare needs.As women have left the U.S. workforce in droves, in what some economists have deemed the first female recession, calls for structural changes to support them are growing louder. Since the pandemic took hold, more than 2…

Verdict expected in Germany’s landmark Syria torture trial

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A former Syrian intelligence service agent was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for complicity in crimes against humanity in the world’s first court case over state-sponsored torture by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government. Eyad al-Gharib, 44, was convicted on Wednesday of being an accomplice to crimes against humanity while helping to arrest protesters and…

In Photos: Ecuador Indigenous other folks march against ‘vote fraud’

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Hundreds of Indigenous protesters have descended on the Ecuadorean capital Quito demanding a recount of the February 7 presidential election after official results showed that Indigenous activist Yaku Perez did not advance to the runoff vote. Perez, 51, has been walking through the Andean nation to denounce what he calls manipulation of poll statements that…

‘Political circulate’: Sri Lanka urges rejection of UNHRC decision

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Sri Lanka subjected to ‘unprecedented propaganda campaign’, the foreign minister says in video address to the UN Human Rights Council.Sri Lanka has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to reject a forthcoming resolution voicing “serious concern” over the “deteriorating” rights situation in the country. Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena told the council it would have…

Lone Whistleblower Takes On the Woke Racists at Smith School

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Jodi Shaw on her YouTube channel. (Screengrab via YouTube/Jodi Shaw Smith College Big Dig) Jodi Shaw’s resignation reveals how campus illiberalism can be beaten — and why it’s so difficult to overcome in the first place. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he forces of repression and racial animus are running roughshod over America’s colleges and universities.…