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Middle Eastern countries celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Traditionally a Catholic day of festivities, St. Patrick’s Day has become an occasion to celebrate Irish identity in diasporic communities around the world. This year, commemorations took place from Palestine to Dubai. Irish folk legend Martin Hayes performed at Expo Dubai, while the last Kufiya factory in Palestine started producing the ‘Saoirse Kufiya’ [Getty] As […]

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GV Faculty Letter of Support Project for Ukrainian and Russian Community – Grand Valley Lanthorn

Recently, Grand Valley State University The Department of Integrative, Religious and Intercultural Studies (IRIS) has created a support letter which recognizes the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the community members affected by the events. “As a community of scholars, we hold ourselves accountable to certain ethical standards as faculty and staff,” said IRIS Affiliate Professor […]

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Norwegian aid chief says Arab and African countries were suffering before Ukraine

The secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan Egeland, said Ukraine was last on the list of “unprecedented human suffering”, which Asian and African countries had already suffered. In a tweet, Egeland said humans across the world were suffering at unprecedented levels. He said as many as 18 million people in Afghanistan needed immediate […]

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Mining company Rio Tinto cuts ties with Russia following invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia began its military operation in Ukraine late last month, on February 24, many companies have severed their ties with Russia. Now one of the biggest mining companies in the world from Australia, Rio Tinto has also decided to cut its relations with Russia. It will review its partnership agreement with the Russian aluminum […]

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Sports and cultural losses rise for Russia as countries reject World Cup qualifiers and Bolshoi Ballet

A Russian airstrike devastated a maternity in the besieged port of Mariupol and injured at least 17 people, Ukrainian officials said, prompting international condemnation from Washington, London and the Vatican, among others. The bombing of the hospital came as humanitarian corridors set up to allow civilians to flee several besieged towns around Ukraine failed to […]

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Optimistic Governor Newsom Will Deliver State of California | News, Sports, Jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Governor Gavin Newsom will deliver his annual State of the State address on Tuesday, a statewide platform to share his increasingly optimistic message. for the most populous state in the country in a year where he will face voters for re-election. After […]

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US senator backs transfer of Russian-made fighter jets from NATO countries to Ukraine

A third round of talks between Moscow and Kyiv has concluded with Ukrainian negotiators noting small positive developments in the area of ​​humanitarian corridors to allow civilians to flee Russia’s unprovoked invasion of its neighbour. The establishment of humanitarian corridors to allow civilians to flee several towns has been a point of contention between the […]

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American Express becomes latest credit card company to suspend operations in Russia

(CNN) Nadya Tolokonnikova, founding member of Pussy Riot, joined CNN State of the Union Sunday and told Jake Tapper that it was incredible to see the ongoing protests in his native Russia, especially given the risk associated with speaking out against the invasion of Ukraine. “One thing we need to understand about Russians who oppose […]

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LGBTQ refugees fleeing Ukraine face discrimination in countries with anti-gay laws

Updated March 4, 2022 5:42 PM ET Late Thursday evening, Viktória Radványi, communications director of Budapest Pride, drove with his girlfriend to the Hungarian-Ukrainian border. They were picking up four LGBTQ refugees and bringing them back to Budapest to provide them with safe housing, food and mental health resources. But Radványi is not part of […]

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Hunter Biden left Ukrainian society in 2019, unlike Ted Nugent Post

Quick setting Hunter Biden served on the board of Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma Holdings from 2014 to 2019. But Ted Nugent posted a Facebook meme falsely insinuating that Hunter’s payments to the company ended with the invasion Russian from Ukraine. Full story In May 2014, Hunter Biden – the son of then-Vice President […]

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Israeli Ben & Jerry’s distributor sues ice cream maker and parent company for boycott

The Israeli maker and distributor of Ben & Jerry’s said Thursday it was suing the ice cream maker and its parent company Unilever for unlawfully ending their business relationship. Last summer, Ben & Jerry’s announced that it would no longer sell its products in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory”, apparently referring to settlements in the West […]

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Western countries agree to add Putin and Lavrov to sanctions list

KYIV – Russia and Ukraine will discuss a ceasefire in a second round of talks on March 3, Moscow’s chief negotiator says as Russian military forces resume their assault on Ukrainian cities . Live briefing: Russia invades Ukraine Consult the RFE/RL live briefing on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how Kiev is fighting back and […]

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After painful State of the Union speech, black activists say Biden has failed America

March 01, 2022 After painful State of the Union speech, black activists say Biden has failed America washington d.c. – In response to President Biden’s 2022 State of the Union address, members of the black leadership network Project 21 said the president had earned his near-record approval rate unabashedly championing leftist policies that have contributed […]

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UN appeals for $1.7 billion in humanitarian aid to Ukraine and neighboring countries

The Ukrainian capital’s television tower, located near a memorial for victims of a Holocaust massacre, was hit, the Ukrainian government said on March 1 as Russian forces shelled Kharkiv’s central square and other civilian sites in the east of the city. Ukrainian Ministry of Interior posted a photo of smoke clouds around the TV tower. […]

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Russians hold anti-war rallies amid ominous threats from Putin

A man holds a poster that reads ‘No war’ as people lay flowers near where Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot, with the Kremlin wall, left, Spaskaya Tower, center, and St. Basil’s in the background in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Denis Kaminev) Denis Kaminev PA MOSCOW From Moscow to Siberia, Russian […]

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Diplomats from both countries to meet at Belarus border as protests erupt – The New Indian Express

By Associated Press KYIV: The Ukrainian president’s office has confirmed that a delegation will meet with Russian officials as troops from Moscow close in on Kyiv. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office said on the Telegram messaging app on Sunday that the two sides would meet at an unspecified location on the Belarusian border and did […]

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Ukrainian refugees arrive in neighboring countries

(journalist) – This story has been updated with new developments. Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion are beginning to arrive in neighboring countries, many of them traveling on foot. Reuters reports that normally quiet border crossings in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia are seeing increasing numbers of Ukrainians, and those countries are bracing for the […]