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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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Israeli president visits Turkey as nations seek to bridge divide | world news

By BURHAN OZBILICI and SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived in Turkey on Wednesday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, becoming the first Israeli leader to visit in 14 years as the two countries prepare to film a new page of their troubled relationship. Escorted by a […]

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“Pakistan Ranked Among Worst Performing Countries in Cigarette Tax Scorecard” – Journal

ISLAMABAD: Poor households in Pakistan spend a higher proportion of their budget on tobacco than wealthy households, which translates into less spending on basic needs. Due to unchanged and low tobacco taxes, Pakistan was ranked among the worst performing countries in the Tobacconomics Cigarette Tax Scorecard which assessed the strength of tax systems. This was […]

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Ukrainians flee to European countries, including some who previously turned refugees back

“We have to do it,” she said. “Ukrainians are fighting for us and they are fighting for European human values.” Nearly 150,000 Ukrainians fled to European neighbours, mainly Poland, Hungary, Moldova, Slovakia and Romania, since Russia invaded Ukraine on Thursday, the UN refugee agency said on Saturday. The story continues under the ad Thousands others […]

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What does India’s hijab ban mean for the Muslim community? | TV shows

Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. GMT:A recent hijab ban in some schools in South India has reignited a debate about religious freedom in the world’s largest democracy. Citing new government restrictions, schools in Karnataka are banning students from wearing religious symbols such as the headscarf in class. Muslim Youth Videos women and girls […]

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Imran and his company are the real target of fake news laws: Maryam

LAHORE: PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has sharply criticized the PTI-led government for changing laws that would pave the way for criminalizing defamation against the military, judiciary, civil servants and institutions governments, as well as allowing legislators to address public gatherings during elections. campaigns. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, the PML-N leader said the government’s […]

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El-Sissi hails WHO decision on vaccine technology for African countries

DUBAI: Photographer and activist Lana Haroun, 34, was in Khartoum in 2019, at the epicenter of Sudan’s revolution. She helped document the rage and optimism of the movement that ended dictator Omar Bashir’s 30-year rule in April of that year. Like thousands of Sudanese who had long dreamed of political change, Haroun was hopeful as […]

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Six African countries to receive mRNA vaccine technology

BRUSSELS – The first African countries selected to receive the technology needed to produce mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 are Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia, announced on Friday a summit meeting of the countries of the European Union and the African Union. The six countries have been chosen to build vaccine production plants […]

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US funds for protests in Canada could also influence US policy

A man carrying an American flag walks past police guarding the Canadian Parliament Building from demonstrators protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Ottawa, Ont. Protests in Canada that have blocked border crossings with the United States and gnarled trade have been promoted, applauded and funded by American anti-vaccine groups, right-wing activists […]

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France, New Zealand, Belgium… the movement is spreading to many countries

The movement started by Canadian truckers is gaining momentum. While large-scale containment is planned in Paris this weekend, other countries are not left out. Similar protest movements, among others against health measures, are organized in Europe and elsewhere in the world. Canada It all started with a protest movement by Canadian truckers, who were asked […]

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A British company discovered that it was making propaganda films for China

Ms. McLeod continues to be listed as a director of the company since 2011; company filings show that it owns all of the shares in 2019. Meridian Line’s films have been praised by Chinese state media, air on Chinese government channels as well as overseas networks, such as National Geographic, and remain available to stream […]

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Iran and 4 countries clash over reparations for 2020 crash

Lebanese officials hold talks over border dispute amid anger over port blast BEIRUT: Lebanese officials began internal talks on Thursday in preparation for a response to US envoy Amos Hochstein, who urged them to settle a maritime border dispute with Israel. Hochstein passed on ideas to move forward the negotiations, which have been stalled for […]

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Canadian anti-vaccine truckers inspire copycat protests in several countries

A PROTEST MOVEMENT by Canadian truckers angry at Covid vaccine rules has become a rallying point for opponents of pandemic restrictions, drawing crowds from New York to New Zealand. In New York City, dozens of city workers threatened with layoff unless they are shot marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall on Monday carrying […]

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Ministers support calls for a state commission to investigate police spyware allegations

Ministers and lawmakers on Monday called for a state inquiry to be set up to look into explosive allegations that Israeli police carried out extensive extrajudicial espionage against dozens of officials, activists and citizens. Their comments came on the heels of an explosive Calcalist report alleging police used NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to hack into […]

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UAE lifts travel ban on 12 African countries for vaccinated citizens

BEIRUT: Friday marks the first anniversary of the assassination of Lebanese researcher and publisher Lokman Slim, but his family has not yet received any new information regarding the progress of the judicial investigation to discover the circumstances of the crime. Slim, 58, was shot on February 3, 2021. His body was found in his car […]