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What happened in Colombia Sunday, June 19, was seismic. Not just because Gustavo Petro, a former guerilla, former mayor of Bogota and current senator, became the traditionally conservative country’s first leftist president but also because of his running mate, Francia Márquez, the environmental feminist who was elected to serve as Colombia’s first Black vice president.Márquez’s
In overruling Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court has turned back the clock on women’s rights and, by extension, individual liberties for all of us.Reproductive privacy is in danger, and our current lack of digital privacy protections makes this problem even worse. A lot of data that companies collect on consumers can be used against
A new University of New Hampshire Granite State poll shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis neck-and-neck with former President Donald Trump among likely Republican presidential primary voters in New Hampshire, with DeSantis receiving the support of 39% of respondents and Trump 37%. The 2% gap falls within the poll's margin of error, which means they’re effectively
ACLU Director on impact of overturning of Roe: ‘The human devastation cannot be overstated’03:25President of NextGen America: ‘Do not understand the power of a pissed-off generation.’04:10Now Playing'An enormous blow for all of us’: Civil rights and women’s groups mobilize to fight against abortion decision03:03UP NEXTConcerns about influx of abortion patients expected to seek care in
About 60 black-clad marchers stormed downtown Portland, breaking windows and scrawling graffiti...
Banners with the words ‘No to NATO, No to War, For Peace’ were held as thousands of people marched through the Spanish city.Published On 26 Jun 202226 Jun 2022Thousands of anti-NATO demonstrators rallied in Madrid on Sunday before a summit of the Western military alliance in the Spanish capital this week. Demonstrators called for US-led
Iran tests Zuljanah satellite launcher for the second time, according to state media, as nuclear talks are set to restart.Published On 26 Jun 202226 Jun 2022Tehran, Iran – Iran has tested its Zuljanah satellite launcher for a second time for research purposes, according to state media. Iranian media on Sunday quoted a defence ministry spokesman
Putin’s last known visit outside Russia was to Beijing in early February, where he and Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled a ‘no limits’ friendship treaty.Published On 26 Jun 202226 Jun 2022Vladimir Putin will visit two small former Soviet states in central Asia this week in what would be the Russian leader’s first known trip abroad
The Iraqi leader is trying to facilitate the re-establishment of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.Published On 26 Jun 202226 Jun 2022Tehran, Iran – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in Tehran on Sunday at the head of a high-level delegation to hold talks with Iranian officials following a visit to Saudi Arabia. Iranian state
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning.It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.Local newspaper Daily