- After snow in Malibu, US braces for series of wintry storms in coming daysby USA TODAY on January 26, 2021 at 12:40 am
Days after it snowed in Malibu for the first time in 14 years, a new series of storms could bring a wintry mess to much of the nation.
- Politics live updates: House members deliver Trump impeachment charge to Senate for trialby USA TODAY on January 26, 2021 at 12:24 am
House Democrats carried their article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol to the Senate. The trial will start Feb. 9.
- Coronavirus updates: California drops regional stay-at-home orders; Minnesota reports first US case of Brazil variant; 25M global casesby USA TODAY on January 26, 2021 at 12:09 am
California lifts regional stay-at-home orders. Merck abandons vaccine development. Latest COVID-19 news.
- Illinois woman faces natural life sentence, the state's harshest punishment, after alleged murder of 7-year-old daughterby Galesburg Register-Mail on January 26, 2021 at 12:03 am
Knox County State's Attorney Jeremy Karlin said he would seek a natural life sentence against Hazel Ivy, the harshest legal punishment in Illinois.
- Southwest will ban emotional support animals in March, joining American, United, Deltaby USA TODAY on January 25, 2021 at 11:51 pm
The airline will only accept trained service dogs beginning March 1. Passengers who want to bring small dogs or cats onboard will have to pay a fee.
- Latest UK lockdown was supposed to bring Covid under control. That's not happeningon January 25, 2021 at 4:13 pm
People in the United Kingdom have been living under lockdown for the past three weeks, hoping their sacrifice would bring the country's latest coronavirus surge -- caused by the new, more contagious variant of the virus -- under control.
- Uganda court orders security forces to leave Bobi Wine's homeon January 25, 2021 at 10:29 am
The Ugandan High Court has lifted the house arrest of Bobi Wine after security forces surrounded the presidential candidate's home for ten days, his lawyer said Monday.
- Man survives 18 days lost in Australian bushon January 25, 2021 at 10:48 am
A man who was missing for two and a half weeks in the Australian bush has been found alive after surviving on mushrooms and dam water, police say.
- China flies warplanes close to Taiwan in early test of Bidenon January 25, 2021 at 3:24 pm
China dispatched two large formations of warplanes close to the self-governing island of Taiwan over the weekend, presenting a significant foreign policy challenge to new United States President Joe Biden just days into his administration.
- Pirates kidnap 15 sailors in attack on Turkish container shipon January 25, 2021 at 6:28 am
Pirates off Nigeria's coast kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship on Saturday, in a brazen and violent attack that was farther from shore than usual.
- EU threatens to impose export controls on Covid vaccinesby Peter Stubley on January 25, 2021 at 11:40 pm
UK government confident measures will not affect supply of Pfizer jabs
- First case of Brazil coronavirus variant found in the USby Graeme Massie on January 25, 2021 at 11:37 pm
Person with P.1 variant is from Minnesota and had travelled to South American country
- Fox New presenter insists there was no post-Christmas spike in Covid cases despite large increaseby James Crump on January 25, 2021 at 10:14 pm
US recorded highest ever daily number of coronavirus cases and deaths in early January
- R&B artist Trey Songz arrested at AFC Championship gameby Via AP news wire on January 25, 2021 at 10:08 pm
Police say R&B artist Trey Songz was arrested during the AFC Championship game in Kansas City after fans complained he wasn't following COVID-19 protocols and other rules and he then punched an officer who was trying to remove him
- Dr Fauci urges Americans to not ‘get complacent’ as Covid hospitalisations and cases declineby Danielle Zoellner on January 25, 2021 at 9:41 pm
Hospitalisations recently declined after reaching a peak of 132,474 people hospitalised with Covid-19 on 6 January
- Angelique Kidjo, Mariana Mazzucato and PayPal’s Dan Schulman on Solutions That Will Drive Real Changeby TIME Staff on January 25, 2021 at 12:22 pm
Usually this week in January, global leaders, policymakers and heads of business would be heading to the Swiss Alps to share ideas on how to solve the world’s great challenges. Sadly, the dominant challenge facing the world — the COVID-19 pandemic — has also prevented delegates from assembling at the World Economic Forum in Davos…
- President Biden Reinstates COVID-19 Restrictions on International Arrivals – and Adds South Africaby Jordan Fabian / Bloomberg on January 25, 2021 at 10:35 am
The latest ban would prevent most non-U.S. citizens from entry if they have recently been in South Africa, where a new strain of the virus has been identified
- Mexican President AMLO Says He Has COVID-19 as Cases in His Country Surgeby Christopher Sherman / AP on January 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
President López Obrador, has long been criticized for not setting an example of prevention in public. He has rarely been seen wearing a mask
- Israel to Close Airport to Curb COVID-19 Outbreakby Associated Press on January 24, 2021 at 5:41 pm
The order is to begin early Tuesday and remain in effect until Jan. 31
- Dutch Police Clash With Anti-Lockdown Protesters in Amsterdam and Eindhovenby PETER DEJONG / AP on January 24, 2021 at 4:16 pm
In Amsterdam, police used a water cannon to disperse protesters taking part in a banned demonstration
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- US House delivers article of impeachment against Trump to Senate – liveby Maanvi Singh (now), Joanna Walters and Martin Belam (earlier) on January 26, 2021 at 12:24 am
Nancy Pelosi sent charge of incitement to SenateJanet Yellen confirmed as first female US Treasury secretaryDoJ watchdog looks into possible collusion with Trump effortBiden says mask-wearing can save 50,000 lives by end of AprilFauci: US scientists working to upgrade Covid vaccines for variantsDominion Voting Systems to file lawsuit against GiulianiBiden to drop Trump’s military transgender ban 12.23am GMTButch Bowers: Trump tapped Bowers, a South Carolina lawyer, to lead his legal team and defense in the senate. A friend of Trump ally Lindsey Graham, Bowers worked for Mark Sanford, then the South Carolina governor, when he was nearly impeached in connection to an affair over a decade ago. In 2012, he also represented Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor who went on to work in the Trump administration, in an ethics investigation. He also has helped defend North Carolina and South Carolina voter ID measures, according to the Post and Courier, and worked as a special counsel on voting matters in the justice department under George W Bush. Related: Trump's second impeachment trial: the key players 12.08am GMTThe impeachment article reads: ARTICLE 1: INCITEMENT OF INSURRECTIONThe Constitution provides that the House of Representatives “shall have the sole Power of Impeachment” and that the President “shall be removed from Office on Impeachment, for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” Further, section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution prohibits any person who has “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against” the United States from “hold[ing] and office ... under the United States.’ In his conduct while President of the United States — and in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, provide, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and in violation of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed — Donald John Trump engaged in high Crimes and Misdemeanors by inciting violence against the Government of the United States, in that: Continue reading...
- Coronavirus live news: Biden warns deaths will pass 600,000 before US turns cornerby Helen Sullivan on January 26, 2021 at 12:19 am
Moderna says jab works against new variants; California eases lockdown; WHO warns rich-poor vaccine divide is growingBiden warns deaths will pass 600,000 before US turns cornerEU threatens to block vaccine exports amid AstraZeneca shortfallFrance bans certain homemade Covid masks for use in publicHealth secretary fires warning at MPs calling for England lockdown easingSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.19am GMTThe Covid-19 vaccine divide between rich and poor nations is worsening by the day, the World Health Organization warned Monday, insisting the failure to distribute doses fairly could cost the global economy trillions of dollars.AFP reports that the WHO said it needed $26bn this year for its programme aimed at speeding up the development, procurement and equitable delivery of vaccines, treatments and tests to beat the coronavirus pandemic. 12.19am GMTModerna said on Monday it believes its coronavirus vaccine protects against the British and South African variants, although it will test a new booster shot aimed at the South Africa variant after concluding the antibody response could be diminished, Reuters reports. Britain’s health minister and health officials have said they believe the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines being rolled out in the country work against the UK variant. Continue reading...
- 'No system is perfect': Siouxsie Wiles on New Zealand's fight against Covid complacencyby Elle Hunt in Wellington on January 26, 2021 at 12:18 am
The country’s most visible scientist worries Kiwis aren’t doing their bit when it comes to preventing another mass outbreakOn Christmas morning, Siouxsie Wiles got a call from her father-in-law. He he had woken up feeling fluey after attending an event a few days before.As he spoke, Wiles looked up his closest Covid-19 testing centre on her phone. “I recommend you give them a call,” she told him, “because you are not coming for Christmas dinner.” Continue reading...
- 26 January: PM says Australia has 'risen above brutal beginnings' as Invasion Day rallies take place – liveby Calla Wahlquist on January 26, 2021 at 12:17 am
Vigils took place overnight and rallies are planned around Australia as debate around the national day rages. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveInvasion Day 2021 rally and protest eventsGrace Tame named 2021 Australian of the YearState-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explainedNSW Covid hotspots; Queensland Covid hotspotsNSW records no new local Covid cases 12.14am GMTBack to the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne, where the crowd is already very, very big. I’m notoriously bad at crowd estimates but there’s easily a few thousand there. It has always been difficult to get an accurate count of the Invasion Day rally. I’m wondering if the order that people march in clumps of 100 will mean we get more accurate figures. 15 minutes until the rally starts and Spring St is already packed. I can even see the end of the crowd (although in fairness I’m real short) @callapilla @GuardianAus pic.twitter.com/EE7sGPnHXqThe start of the rally has been delayed as marshals wait for people to disperse into groups of 100, the legal limit for public gathering in Victoria currently. pic.twitter.com/cxhjKkogcl 12.08am GMTNew South Wales has recorded no new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 and two new cases in hotel quarantine.NSW Health said the total number of cases in the state since the pandemic began has only increased by one, because a previously reported locally acquired case has been “excluded following further investigation”. Continue reading...
- Wuhan doctor: China authorities stopped me sounding alarm on Covidby Helen Davidson in Taipei on January 26, 2021 at 12:01 am
Medic at heart of original outbreak tells BBC documentary staff were not allowed to wear masks despite concern about human transmissionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA doctor from the Wuhan hospital hit hardest by the Covid-19 epidemic has said he and colleagues suspected the virus was highly transmissible in early January last year, weeks before Chinese authorities admitted it, but were prevented from warning anyone.The doctor’s testimony – in a new BBC documentary on the 54 days between the first known case of coronavirus and the Wuhan lockdown – adds to mounting evidence of Beijing’s early attempts to cover up the virus outbreak, and intimidate healthworkers into staying quiet. Continue reading...
- James R. Flynn, Who Found We Are Getting Smarter, Dies at 86by Clay Risen on January 26, 2021 at 12:02 am
A philosopher who moved into psychology and studied I.Q., he showed that as society grows more technical, human intellectual abilities expand to meet the challenge.
- In Israel, Infections Drop Sharply After One Shot of Vaccineby Isabel Kershner on January 25, 2021 at 11:41 pm
Initial studies show a significant drop in infections and hospitalizations after just one dose, and very few cases after two. Experts caution that the results are preliminary.
- First U.S. Case of Brazil-based Variant Foundby Bryan Pietsch on January 25, 2021 at 11:33 pm
The variant, known as B.184.108.40.206 or P.1, shares many mutations with one first identified in South Africa and is thought to be more contagious.
- White House to Extend Travel Bans on Europe, Brazil and adding South Africaby Michael D. Shear and Sheryl Gay Stolberg on January 25, 2021 at 11:32 pm
- Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovationsby Sarah Bahr on January 25, 2021 at 10:51 pm
The striking, inside-out museum and cultural center in the heart of Paris will close for construction in 2023, France’s culture minister said Monday.
- Police use tear gas, water cannon amid rioting over Covid restrictions in Netherlands - NBC Newson January 25, 2021 at 11:47 pm
Police use tear gas, water cannon amid rioting over Covid restrictions in Netherlands NBC NewsCovid: Dutch PM Mark Rutte condemns curfew riots as 'criminal violence' BBC NewsAnti-lockdown rioters clash with Dutch police in two cities in the Netherlands Guardian NewsDozens Arrested, Thousands Ticketed As Dutch Protest New Virus Lockdown Measures : Coronavirus Updates NPRBorders tighten around world as coronavirus curfew fury spills over Yahoo NewsView Full Coverage on Google News
- FEMA Plan Would Free Up Billions for Preventing Climate Disasters - The New York Timeson January 25, 2021 at 11:28 pm
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- China Wanted to Show Off Its Vaccines. It’s Backfiring. - The New York Timeson January 25, 2021 at 11:16 pm
China Wanted to Show Off Its Vaccines. It’s Backfiring. The New York TimesView Full Coverage on Google News
- Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations - The New York Timeson January 25, 2021 at 10:11 pm
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- 'Smart politics' by Sen. Hawley to promote idea he's been unfairly punished: Kurtz - Fox Newson January 25, 2021 at 9:09 pm
'Smart politics' by Sen. Hawley to promote idea he's been unfairly punished: Kurtz Fox News
- Protesters block trucks at Hamilton shipping firm, want Canada to stop selling arms to Yemen | The transportation company ships light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, aiding "the brutal Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed almost a quarter of a million people," says the groupby /u/BattlemechJohnBrown on January 25, 2021 at 10:17 pm
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- Canadian mogul fined after getting Covid vaccine meant for Indigenous residentsby /u/apple_kicks on January 25, 2021 at 10:04 pm
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- Canada protesters renew push to end arms exports to Saudi Arabiaby /u/vokiel on January 25, 2021 at 9:46 pm
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- Scotland is heading towards independence from the UK thanks to Boris Johnson and Brexitby /u/BrautanGud on January 25, 2021 at 9:27 pm
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- A Kenyan man was extradited to the United States on Monday to face charges he trafficked rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory worth millions of dollars. Mansur Mohamed Surur is accused of involvement in the illegal poaching of more than 35 rhinoceros and over 100 elephantsby /u/DoremusJessup on January 25, 2021 at 7:26 pm
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- These Photos And Videos Of Pro-Democracy Protests In Russia Are Shockingly Intenseby Jane Lytvynenko on January 26, 2021 at 12:25 am
Russians braved -60 degree weather and police brutality to demand opposition leader Alexei Navalny's release.View Entire Post ›
- Here's How Newspapers Around The World Reacted To Joe Biden's Inaugurationby Tasneem Nashrulla on January 24, 2021 at 5:25 am
Joe Biden's historic inauguration as the 46th US president made headlines around the world.View Entire Post ›
- On Day 1, Biden Directed The US To Rejoin The Paris Climate Accordby Zahra Hirji on January 22, 2021 at 8:52 pm
Under Trump’s direction, the US became the only country to withdraw from the historic climate agreement.View Entire Post ›
- Google Has Threatened To Pull Search From Australia If It Is Forced To Pay News Publishers For Contentby Pranav Dixit on January 22, 2021 at 8:07 pm
The move could have ripple effects around the world, including in the United States.View Entire Post ›
- WhatsApp Fueled A Global Misinformation Crisis. Now, It’s Stuck In One.by Pranav Dixit on January 22, 2021 at 6:25 pm
- US House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senateon January 26, 2021 at 12:16 am
Move formally sets in motion Senate trial against Donald Trump for 'incitement of insurrection' related to Capitol riot.
- US allows transactions with Houthis as ‘terrorist’ label reviewedon January 25, 2021 at 9:57 pm
Aid groups warn the Trump administration's designation of Yemeni rebels could trigger famine in the war-torn country.
- US police have killed 135 unarmed Black people since 2015: NPRon January 25, 2021 at 9:53 pm
A review of thousands of documents found officers with 'troubled pasts' are hired and rarely face prison time.
- Canada protesters renew push to end arms exports to Saudi Arabiaon January 25, 2021 at 9:09 pm
UN group of experts recently accused Canada of 'perpetuating the conflict' in Yemen by selling weapons to Riyadh.
- Central African Republic gov’t says forces killed 44 rebelson January 25, 2021 at 8:43 pm
Government says army and 'allied forces' launched offensive in Boyali village, about 90km from the capital, Bangui.
- Is it Time for a New Policy Toward North Korea – A Cipher Brief Debateby Suzanne Kelly on January 25, 2021 at 5:01 am
“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher Brief’s national-security focused expert insight by becoming … Continue reading "Is it Time for a New Policy Toward North Korea – A Cipher Brief Debate" The post Is it Time for a New Policy Toward North Korea – A Cipher Brief Debate appeared first on The Cipher Brief.
- The Climate and U.S. National Security: A Conversation Seriesby Suzanne Kelly on January 21, 2021 at 1:04 pm
CLIMATE — One of President Biden’s first areas of focus after taking office on Wednesday was on the climate, reinstating a commitment that the US will rejoin the Paris climate accord. The Biden Administration is also pledging a review of more than 100 other climate or environment-related regulations and the President has appointed former Secretary … Continue reading "The Climate and U.S. National Security: A Conversation Series" The post The Climate and U.S. National Security: A Conversation Series appeared first on The Cipher Brief.
- Inside the Bureau of Intelligence and Researchby Suzanne Kelly on January 20, 2021 at 1:39 pm
“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher Brief’s national-security focused expert insight by becoming … Continue reading "Inside the Bureau of Intelligence and Research" The post Inside the Bureau of Intelligence and Research appeared first on The Cipher Brief.
- Operation Fortitude: A Lesson in Deception from D-Dayby Suzanne Kelly on January 18, 2021 at 2:56 pm
(Photo caption: Full-size dummy LCTs, codenamed BIGBOB, moored in South East England before the Normandy invasion (British Imperial War Museums, photograph H 42527, public domain). This article was adapted from a nonfiction postscript in Christopher Turner’s Lieutenant Barnaby’s Inflatable Air Force. Christopher Turner had a 25-year career in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Operations, during which he … Continue reading "Operation Fortitude: A Lesson in Deception from D-Day" The post Operation Fortitude: A Lesson in Deception from D-Day appeared first on The Cipher Brief.
- Special Report: Attack on Democracyby Suzanne Kelly on January 7, 2021 at 3:26 pm
Here’s our take on the failed efforts of a pro-Trump mob to stop Congress from certifying ballots at the Capitol on Wednesday as Congress, led by Vice President Mike Pence, confirmed Biden’s presidential victory. It’s now reported that four people died during yesterday’s events, though details of how they died have not all been released. … Continue reading "Special Report: Attack on Democracy" The post Special Report: Attack on Democracy appeared first on The Cipher Brief.
- Iran's U.N. ambassador says Iran is waiting for President Biden to make the first diplomatic moveon January 26, 2021 at 12:13 am
- Biden tells Merkel he wants to revitalize Germany allianceon January 25, 2021 at 11:37 pm
- Possibility of Iran conflict spurred U.S. military to try to expand access in Saudi Arabiaon January 25, 2021 at 11:09 pm
- What the Biden administration's first call with South Korea's defense secretary says about the countries' relationshipon January 25, 2021 at 9:18 pm
- Lebanese in impoverished north protest virus lockdownon January 25, 2021 at 9:14 pm
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- In rare rebuttal of Kremlin critic Navalny, Putin denies he owns a Black Sea palaceby By Isabelle Khurshudyan on January 25, 2021 at 5:46 pm
The Russian president dismissed Navalny’s video investigation, which has been viewed more than 87 million times, as “boring” and said the weekend protests were “dangerous.”
- Trump’s travel bans caused heartache and suffering. For what?by By Ishaan Tharoor on January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Tens of millions of Americans either have no qualms exacting such pain on strangers — or no idea about the misery Trump's travel bans caused and the severity of the immigration system that was already in place before he took office.
- Soldiers injured in fresh border skirmish between India and Chinaby By Joanna Slater on January 25, 2021 at 4:30 pm
The clash took place in Sikkim, hundreds of miles away from the ongoing standoff in Ladakh.
- Some Colombians fear ex-paramilitary leader deported from USby By Astrid SuÁrez | AP on January 25, 2021 at 12:07 pm
The most feared ex-paramilitary commander in Colombia has returned to his home country after serving a 16-year sentence in a U.S. prison for drug trafficking
- Top Brazil court authorizes investigation of health ministerby By David Biller | AP on January 25, 2021 at 11:57 am
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has authorized the investigation of Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello to determine whether he is responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in the Amazonian city Manaus
- Don't bully weak by showing off muscles: Xi Jinpingon January 25, 2021 at 8:42 pm
- Covid vaccine effective against UK, S Africa variants: Modernaon January 25, 2021 at 7:47 pm
US biotechnology firm Moderna on Monday said lab studies showed its Covid-19 vaccine would remain protective against variants of the coronavirus first identified in the United Kingdom and South Africa. "The study showed no significant impact" on the level of neutralizing antibodies elicited against the UK variant, B.1.1.7.
- 'North Korea's acting envoy to Kuwait has defected to South'on January 25, 2021 at 1:42 pm
North Korea's acting ambassador to Kuwait, Ryu Hyun Woo, has defected to South Korea, the latest in a recent string of high-profile escapes from the isolated country, a South Korean lawmaker said on Monday.
- South China Sea tension flares again as Joe Biden takes chargeon January 25, 2021 at 1:10 pm
Tensions have risen as a result of what the United States saw as underhanded tactics by China to advance its territorial claims in the South China Sea while its neighbours were fighting coronavirus epidemics.
- HK lifts 1st virus lockdown after 13 new cases foundon January 25, 2021 at 12:25 pm
- US Detects First Case Of Brazil Coronavirus Varianton January 26, 2021 at 12:30 am
The first case of a coronavirus variant that recently emerged in Brazil has been confirmed in the United States, health authorities in the state of Minnesota said Monday.
- Trump Impeachment Article Formally Delivered To US Senateon January 26, 2021 at 12:20 am
The US House of Representatives formally presented an article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of the Capitol, triggering the first-ever...
- Putin Denies Owning "Palace" On Black Sea As Alleged By Critic Navalnyon January 26, 2021 at 12:08 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed claims by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that he owns a luxury property on the Black Sea worth $1.35 billion, as the opposition urged fresh...
- Covid Vaccine Divide Between Rich And Poor Nations Worsening, Warns WHOon January 25, 2021 at 11:58 pm
The Covid-19 vaccine divide between rich and poor nations is worsening by the day, the World Health Organization warned Monday, insisting the failure to distribute doses fairly could cost the global...
- Amid "Threat" National Guard To Stay In Washington Till Mid-Marchon January 25, 2021 at 11:15 pm
Thousands of US National Guard troops mobilized in Washington for the presidential inauguration will remain in place through mid-March due to ongoing threats, Pentagon officials said Monday.
- Unrest erupts in Dutch cities for third night in a row in pushback against Covid curbsby RT on January 25, 2021 at 9:10 pm
Anti-lockdown riots have broken out for the third consecutive night in the Netherlands, with fires lit, police vehicles burned, and windows smashed. Police have vowed to crack down on the lawlessness. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Italy sends Pfizer ‘formal notice’ to follow through on Covid vaccine delivery commitmentsby RT on January 25, 2021 at 8:55 pm
The Italian government has sent US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer a letter of notice to meet its contractual obligations for supplying the Covid-19 vaccine it is producing together with BioNTech. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Italian PM Conte to resign in bid to form new coalition government – cabinet officeby RT on January 25, 2021 at 8:20 pm
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will tender his resignation to the president on Tuesday after first informing ministers, the government's cabinet office has said. Conte is expected to then try and form a new government. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Facebook BLOCKS Israeli PM Netanyahu’s chatbot over ‘offending post’by RT on January 25, 2021 at 8:11 pm
Facebook has suspended a chatbot used by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which asked unvaccinated seniors to give it their phone number for a potential ‘surprise’ call from the PM. Read Full Article at RT.com
- ‘Stupendously large black holes’ would offer insight into early universe and could help unravel dark matter mysteryby RT on January 25, 2021 at 6:11 pm
Fresh research has suggested the existence of black holes that are even more gigantic than anything previously envisioned. The boffins behind the breakthrough have dubbed the extraordinary objects ‘stupendously large black holes’. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Human Rights Concerns: Experts Demand Suspension of EU-China Investment Dealon January 25, 2021 at 12:05 pm
More than a hundred experts are demanding an end to the EU-China investment agreement, DER SPIEGEL has learned. They name serious human rights violations and the suppression of democracy movements in China as the reasons.
- Virologist Christian Drosten: "I Am Quite Apprehensive about What Might Otherwise Happen in Spring and Summer"on January 22, 2021 at 6:03 pm
In an interview with Christian Drosten, the German virologist looks back on the mistakes he has made in the coronavirus pandemic – and ahead to the dangers that the pandemic still has in store for us.
- Germany - Chancellery Chief of Staff: "Our Goal Is to Reduce the Number of Cases Very Quickly"on January 22, 2021 at 5:09 pm
Chancellery Chief of Staff Helge Braun, 48, says he is confident Germany will be a able to loosen its lockdown soon, as long as the populace adheres to the current COVID restrictions. He says the next three weeks will be decisive for the country.
- Migrants Stranded in Bosnia-Herzegovina: "Animals Have It Better Than Us"on January 21, 2021 at 1:21 pm
With the EU having long since blocked off the Balkan Route, more and more migrants have become stranded in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some have little choice but to camp out in the forest, where they are exposed to freezing cold and heavy snow.
- Can We Stop a Super Coronavirus?on January 19, 2021 at 12:48 am
The new variants of the coronavirus are even more dangerous than those known so far. Researchers and politicians fear a sharp increase in the number of infections, with dramatic consequences like those seen in Britain. Can Germany still stop the new killers?