Day: February 27, 2021

russian-embassy-workers-forced-to-leave-north-korea-by-hand-powered-rail-trolley
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Russian Embassy Workers Forced To Leave North Korea By Hand-Powered Rail TrolleyRussian Embassy Workers Forced To Leave North Korea By Hand-Powered Rail Trolley

February 26, 2021 8:53 PM ET Russian diplomats and their families were forced to exit North Korea and return home using a hand-pushed rail trolley as a result of the communist country’s strict Covid-19 protocols, according to a Russian Foreign Ministry post on Facebook. The group of eight completed their journey on Feb. 25 by […]

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Police Injure Protesters With Excessive Force In MyanmarPolice Injure Protesters With Excessive Force In Myanmar

Law enforcement officials used rubber bullets and other projectiles against anti-coup protesters in near Mandalay, Myanmar, injuring at least three people Friday. Two protesters were shot in the chest with rubber bullets and another sustained a leg injury, the Associated Press reported. Security forces deployed flashbang grenades and other munitions at a crowd of protesters […]

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‘negative,-false,-and-unacceptable’:-saudis-reject-us-report-on-khashoggi-murder
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‘Negative, False, And Unacceptable’: Saudis Reject US Report On Khashoggi Murder‘Negative, False, And Unacceptable’: Saudis Reject US Report On Khashoggi Murder

February 26, 2021 6:05 PM ET The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued a statement Friday rejecting a report from U.S. officials that laid blame on Saudi officials for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia completely rejects the negative, false and unacceptable assessment in the report pertaining to the […]

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Feb
2021

Ilhan Omar Wants To Know Why Syrian Airstrikes Were Authorized Without Congressional ApprovalIlhan Omar Wants To Know Why Syrian Airstrikes Were Authorized Without Congressional Approval

Democratic Minnesota Ilhan Omar said Friday she wants to know why President Joe Biden’s administration authorized the airstrikes on Syria without Congressional approval. “I mean, I certainly am hoping that the administration can give, you know, legal rationale on why they authorized this strike without Congressional approval. You know, we in Congress have congressional oversight […]

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World Economic Forum Says ‘Lockdowns Are Quietly Improving Cities Around The World’World Economic Forum Says ‘Lockdowns Are Quietly Improving Cities Around The World’

February 26, 2021 4:21 PM ET The World Economic Forum (WEF) endorsed COVID-related lockdowns for their environmental impact on Friday. The World Economic Forum, best known for its yearly conference in Davos, Switzerland, is a non-governmental organization that “shape[s] global, regional and industry agendas” by “engag[ing] the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of […]

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Man Who Attacked Jewish Student Won’t Be Charged Because He Had ‘Delusional Fears’ Of Jews, Court RulesMan Who Attacked Jewish Student Won’t Be Charged Because He Had ‘Delusional Fears’ Of Jews, Court Rules

February 26, 2021 3:27 PM ET A man who attacked a Jewish student outside of a synagogue in Hamburg, Germany, was ordered to a psychiatric hospital Friday. The court found the 29-year-old German man who attacked the student to be mentally ill and incapable of facing charges of attempted manslaughter and dangerous bodily harm, the […]

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More Than 300 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria, President Admits Security Forces DepletedMore Than 300 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria, President Admits Security Forces Depleted

Armed militants broke into a northern Nigeria boarding school and abducted 317 girls Friday, the most recent mass kidnapping in a country that has been plagued by such crime, The Wall Street Journal reported. The group of gunmen entered the Government Girls Secondary School at around 1 a.m. on Friday, the WSJ reported. The militants […]

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‘shoot-to-kill’:-former-botswana-president-defends-lethal-policy-for-dealing-with-poachers
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Feb
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‘Shoot To Kill’: Former Botswana President Defends Lethal Policy For Dealing With Poachers‘Shoot To Kill’: Former Botswana President Defends Lethal Policy For Dealing With Poachers

February 26, 2021 11:58 AM ET Former Botswana President Lt. Gen. Ian Khama defended a shoot-to-kill policy for dealing with poachers, The Independent reported. “The shoot-to-kill policy is an operational procedure adopted by most countries and their security forces around the world, and applied depending on the situation at hand … An example of such […]

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2021

At Least 1 Dead And Several Injured In US Airstrike On Iraqi Militia GroupAt Least 1 Dead And Several Injured In US Airstrike On Iraqi Militia Group

At least one Iraq militia member died and several others were injured after a U.S. airstrike targeting the Iranian-backed group hit their facilities in Syria Thursday night, according to an Iraqi militia official. The strikes targeted Kataeb Hezbollah also known as the Hezbollah Brigade facilities near the Syrian border with Iraq near Boukamal, according to […]

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