Citing ‘history of colonialism’ Yale hometown removes Columbus statue & renames school

Citing ‘history of colonialism’ Yale hometown removes Columbus statue & renames school

New Haven, Connecticut has removed a statue of Christopher Columbus from a city park, retitled a school previously named after ... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Bola Tinubu's Son, Alakija's Children, Belo-Osagie’s Daughter, Late Akhigbe's Family And Other Erring Nigerians Who Defied COVID-19 Lockdown Order To Travel Abroad

EXCLUSIVE: Bola Tinubu's Son, Alakija's Children, Belo-Osagie’s Daughter, Late Akhigbe's Family And Other Erring Nigerians Who Defied COVID-19 Lockdown Order To Travel Abroad

The Nigerian Government's regulation placing a ban on international flights during the Coronavirus pandemic is only effective by half measures, SaharaReporters has ... Read More

North Korea tests limits of diplomacy amid sanctions squeeze

North Korea tests limits of diplomacy amid sanctions squeeze

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits war graves to pay respect to the war dead for the 64th anniversary ... Read More

Alaska transportation department revises ferry travel rules

Alaska transportation department revises ferry travel rules

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska transportation department revised rules Wednesday for travelling on state-run ferries, changing coronavirus testing requirements announced ... Read More

Hundreds of National Guard troops activated in Washington, DC & Wisconsin to protect monuments

Hundreds of National Guard troops activated in Washington, DC & Wisconsin to protect monuments

Some 400 National Guard troops have been activated in the nation’s capital to protect historical monuments from vandalism, following a ... Read More

Indian commander who led elite troops through Red Square in Victory Day parade says friendship with Russia ‘increasing by the day’

Indian commander who led elite troops through Red Square in Victory Day parade says friendship with Russia ‘increasing by the day’

Security challenges now faced by India have complicated preparations of its troops for the Victory Day parade, but they still ... Read More

'Confused, upset, crying': Grieving families face red tape securing travel ban exemption

'Confused, upset, crying': Grieving families face red tape securing travel ban exemption

When Chris Simpson's mother died, feelings of shock and grief were quickly taken over by stress and anxiety as he ... Read More

US Democratic convention to be nearly all-virtual

US Democratic convention to be nearly all-virtual

Delegates at the 2016 Democratic convention in Philadelphia in 2016. This year's convention will be dramatically different because of the ... Read More

New US indictment of Assange accuses WikiLeaks co-founder of ‘conspiring with Anonymous’ hackers… in FBI sting op?

New US indictment of Assange accuses WikiLeaks co-founder of ‘conspiring with Anonymous’ hackers… in FBI sting op?

A superseding US indictment of Julian Assange broadens the charges against WikiLeaks co-founder by accusing him of conspiring with a ... Read More

Trump, Polish president promise new defence cooperation in EU

Trump, Polish president promise new defence cooperation in EU

President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on ... Read More

Trump, Polish president promise new defence cooperation in EU

Trump, Polish president promise new defence cooperation in EU

President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on ... Read More

Virus, Ahmaud Arbery, Solo Travel: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Virus, Ahmaud Arbery, Solo Travel: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit...Chandan Khanna/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images1. ... Read More

Latin America and Caribbean pass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Latin America and Caribbean pass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, more than half of them in Brazil, according to ... Read More

Latin America and Caribbean pass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Latin America and Caribbean pass 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, more than half of them in Brazil, according to ... Read More

US killer cops mastered ‘fascist Israel’s technique proudly used on Palestinians’ – Roger Waters to RT

US killer cops mastered ‘fascist Israel’s technique proudly used on Palestinians’ – Roger Waters to RT

Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters sees eerie similarities in Israel’s treatment of Palestinians and US police departments’ treatment of their ... Read More

US killer cops mastered ‘fascist Israel’s technique proudly used on Palestinians’ – Roger Waters to RT

US killer cops mastered ‘fascist Israel’s technique proudly used on Palestinians’ – Roger Waters to RT

Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters sees eerie similarities in Israel’s treatment of Palestinians and US police departments’ treatment of their ... Read More

So it wasn’t ‘by the book’? Strzok notes reveal Obama & Biden were involved in FBI going after General Flynn

So it wasn’t ‘by the book’? Strzok notes reveal Obama & Biden were involved in FBI going after General Flynn

New evidence shows that the decision to send the FBI after General Michael Flynn, president-elect Donald Trump’s top adviser, came ... Read More

So it wasn’t ‘by the book’? Strzok notes reveal Obama & Biden were involved in FBI going after General Flynn

So it wasn’t ‘by the book’? Strzok notes reveal Obama & Biden were involved in FBI going after General Flynn

New evidence shows that the decision to send the FBI after General Michael Flynn, president-elect Donald Trump’s top adviser, came ... Read More

US coronavirus cases surge to new heights amid youth disregard

US coronavirus cases surge to new heights amid youth disregard

As US states reopen, some with more stringent guidelines than others, US COVID-19 cases are increasing Coronavirus hospitalisations and caseloads ... Read More

Sunny side of the street

Sunny side of the street

A bird's-eye view of the Memorial Bridge running parallel to Phra Pok Klao Bridge and the newly opened Chao Phraya ... Read More

Jury indicts three men in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery

Jury indicts three men in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery

Demonstrators holding up signs calling for justice for Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed young black man shot after being chased by ... Read More

Has Hajj been CANCELLED over Covid-19 for the FIRST TIME in history? Not if you choose facts over clickbait headlines

Has Hajj been CANCELLED over Covid-19 for the FIRST TIME in history? Not if you choose facts over clickbait headlines

Despite slipping off the news radar in recent weeks, the coronavirus has forced Saudi Arabian authorities to “cancel the annual ... Read More

On the Segway to hell: As the last of these devilish inventions rolls (slowly) off the production line, an obituary

On the Segway to hell: As the last of these devilish inventions rolls (slowly) off the production line, an obituary

It is with great gladness that we must announce the passing of one of the most lauded symbols of the ... Read More

EU ‘irrelevant’ during pandemic & failed in its Covid-19 response, citizen survey reveals

EU ‘irrelevant’ during pandemic & failed in its Covid-19 response, citizen survey reveals

New polling reveals a deep disappointment among EU citizens with the bloc’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and their governments’ ... Read More

EU ‘irrelevant’ during pandemic & failed in its Covid-19 response, citizen survey reveals

EU ‘irrelevant’ during pandemic & failed in its Covid-19 response, citizen survey reveals

New polling reveals a deep disappointment among EU citizens with the bloc’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and their governments’ ... Read More

High levels of toxic metal arsenic found in bottled water sold by Whole Foods, Amazon – report

High levels of toxic metal arsenic found in bottled water sold by Whole Foods, Amazon – report

The level of arsenic in Starkey Spring Water, bottled by Whole Foods, is about three times higher than in dozens ... Read More

High levels of toxic metal arsenic found in bottled water sold by Whole Foods, Amazon – report

High levels of toxic metal arsenic found in bottled water sold by Whole Foods, Amazon – report

The level of arsenic in Starkey Spring Water, bottled by Whole Foods, is about three times higher than in dozens ... Read More

Trump says US will ‘probably’ relocate some troops from Germany to Poland as ‘signal’ to Russia

Trump says US will ‘probably’ relocate some troops from Germany to Poland as ‘signal’ to Russia

Some of the US troops leaving Germany will be going to Poland at Warsaw’s expense, US President Donald Trump has ... Read More

Trump says US will ‘probably’ relocate some troops from Germany to Poland as ‘signal’ to Russia

Trump says US will ‘probably’ relocate some troops from Germany to Poland as ‘signal’ to Russia

Some of the US troops leaving Germany will be going to Poland at Warsaw’s expense, US President Donald Trump has ... Read More

Iata suggests steps to avoid quarantines, travel…

Iata suggests steps to avoid quarantines, travel…

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) on Wednesday urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies and proposed ... Read More

Iata suggests steps to avoid quarantines, travel…

Iata suggests steps to avoid quarantines, travel…

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) on Wednesday urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies and proposed ... Read More

Tanzanian opposition leader Zitto Kabwe released on bail

Tanzanian opposition leader Zitto Kabwe released on bail

Zitto Kabwe has been a vocal critic of President John Magufuli's administration Tanzania opposition leader Zitto Kabwe has been freed ... Read More

Libya: Aguila Saleh urges Egypt to intervene if Sirte attacked

Libya: Aguila Saleh urges Egypt to intervene if Sirte attacked

Saleh said an Egyptian intervention would help safeguard Libyan and Egyptian national security interests The speaker of Libya's eastern-based Parliament ... Read More

No, seriously – take down that statue! Mashable jumps on DIY statue-toppling bandwagon with winking HOW-TO video

No, seriously – take down that statue! Mashable jumps on DIY statue-toppling bandwagon with winking HOW-TO video

Mashable has joined the growing – and disturbing – chorus of influential voices urging Americans to topple “racist” statues themselves, ... Read More

No, seriously – take down that statue! Mashable jumps on DIY statue-toppling bandwagon with winking HOW-TO video

No, seriously – take down that statue! Mashable jumps on DIY statue-toppling bandwagon with winking HOW-TO video

Mashable has joined the growing – and disturbing – chorus of influential voices urging Americans to topple “racist” statues themselves, ... Read More

US immigration agency prepares for massive job cuts

US immigration agency prepares for massive job cuts

The Refugee, Asylum and International Operations division of USCIS could be reduced to a 'skeleton crew' if more funding does ... Read More

'People are just scared': Cancelled bookings hits NSW tourism operators hard

'People are just scared': Cancelled bookings hits NSW tourism operators hard

Accommodation providers on the NSW South Coast are reeling from a spate of cancelled bookings sparked after Premier Gladys Berejiklian's ... Read More

'People are just scared': Cancelled bookings hits NSW tourism operators hard

'People are just scared': Cancelled bookings hits NSW tourism operators hard

Accommodation providers on the NSW South Coast are reeling from a spate of cancelled bookings sparked after Premier Gladys Berejiklian's ... Read More

US officials summon National Guard troops to protect monuments

US officials summon National Guard troops to protect monuments

State Patrol officers stand guard as workers work to clear a statue of Christopher Columbus toppled by protesters in St ... Read More

Tourism Minister says she found no evidence of wrongdoing by MTA head of events

Tourism Minister says she found no evidence of wrongdoing by MTA head of events

Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Porelli has refuted claims against Malta Tourism Authority Head of Events Lionel Gerada saying she found ... Read More

Tourism Minister says she found no evidence of wrongdoing by MTA head of events

Tourism Minister says she found no evidence of wrongdoing by MTA head of events

Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Porelli has refuted claims against Malta Tourism Authority Head of Events Lionel Gerada saying she found ... Read More

EU’s Barnier accuses UK of ‘backtracking’ on commitments, but says Brexit trade deal ‘still possible’

EU’s Barnier accuses UK of ‘backtracking’ on commitments, but says Brexit trade deal ‘still possible’

A post-Brexit trade deal between the EU and UK is possible, but only if London stops “backtracking” on its commitments ... Read More

EU’s Barnier accuses UK of ‘backtracking’ on commitments, but says Brexit trade deal ‘still possible’

EU’s Barnier accuses UK of ‘backtracking’ on commitments, but says Brexit trade deal ‘still possible’

A post-Brexit trade deal between the EU and UK is possible, but only if London stops “backtracking” on its commitments ... Read More

Does real democracy stand a chance in Thailand?

Does real democracy stand a chance in Thailand?

It is 88 years since the revolution in Thailand that resulted in the end of the absolute monarchy and the ... Read More