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Satan recently made a cameo appearance on France’s most watched evening news programme. He popped up to spit enthusiasm on January’s attempted coup d’état in America and stimulate the Big Lie that the results of the 2020 US Presidential Election were illegal. The on-screen demon’s legal name was David Ernest Duke, a 71-year-old self-described white…
New legislation extends the use of health certificates in daily life, introduces mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers.France’s parliament has approved legislation to make COVID passes a key part of daily life and vaccinations mandatory for health workers amid a surge in infections across the country. Monday’s move means people visiting restaurants and other public venues,…
Dismissed Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said he cannot be a disruptive element, and will hand responsibility to whomever president chooses. Street clashes outside army-barricaded parliament, a day after President Kais Saied removed the prime minister and suspended parliament Troops blocked parliamentary speaker and Ennahdha party leader Rached Ghannouchi from entering the building. Here are…
For now, investors are stuck between marking down their portfolios drastically or getting battered in a sell-off.By Lulu Yilun ChenBloombergGlobal investors from Tiger Global Management to Temasek Holdings Pte are reeling after China imposed the harshest curbs yet on its $100 billion private tutoring and online education sector. China on Saturday ordered companies that offer tutoring…
Security forces involved in the raid said they were carrying out instructions and asked all journalists to leave. Tunisian police has stormed Al Jazeera’s bureau in the capital Tunis, expelling all the staff, after President Kais Saied late on Sunday ousted the government in a move his foes called a coup. At least 20 plain-clothed police…
Brazil’s Italo Ferreira and the US’s Carissa Moore emerge victorious in the first surfing heats at the Tokyo Games.Under blue skies and a blazing sun, surfing has made its Olympic debut on Sunday, more than a century after Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku first pushed for its inclusion at the Games. The action began early at Tsurigasaki…
Some 132 people accredited to the Summer Games have tested positive for COVID since July 1.Dutch rowing coach Josy Verdonkschot has tested positive for COVID-19, the Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOCNSF) said on Sunday and has gone into a 10-day quarantine in Japan. The news comes after 21-year-old Dutch single sculls competitor Finn Florijn tested positive…
Chinese commercial hub cancels all flights, slows trains and shutters businesses ahead of Typhoon In-Fa’s landfall.Two international airports in the Chinese city of Shanghai have cancelled all flights and authorities banned outdoor activities as Typhoon In-Fa lashed eastern China with high winds and heavy rains. In-Fa landed in the Putuo district of the city of…
Hundreds were arrested during protests this month and many face charges of contempt, public disorder and vandalism.Nearly 60 people have been prosecuted in relation to unprecedented anti-government protests that broke out in Cuba earlier this month, a senior Cuban official has said, vowing that due process was being followed amid international criticism. The cases were…
President Daniel Ortega faces international rebuke for cracking down on potential opponents ahead of November elections.Another potential presidential contender has been arrested in Nicaragua as President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on potential opponents in the lead-up to November elections continues. Noel Vidaurre was put under house arrest and accused of “undermining the sovereignty” of the country,…