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Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is the latest politician to be labeled a hypocrite after critics saw red over a maskless photo of her with comedian Dave Chappelle taken shortly...
Liberal activist Shaun King, connected to movements like Black Lives Matter, is facing accusations of living like the one-percenters he so often criticizes. Having previously worked for Bernie...
The Oregonian has put out a video teaching drivers how to pump their own gas. Puzzled outsiders soon realized it was not satire: with state law prohibiting self-service, many in the...
A drop in television ratings and page clicks following President Donald Trump's departure from the White House is being blamed for "irresponsible" Covid-19 news coverage that the Biden administration is protesting. ...
Over a dozen Republican lawmakers are demanding information from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about Covid-19 rates among immigrants crossing the US’ southern border. In an official...
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order to ensure that parents – and not officials – will decide whether pupils don masks at public schools, pushing back on recent CDC...
Attorney General Merrick Garland has sued Texas, seeking to block and annul an executive order by Republican Governor Greg Abbott that outlawed the transportation of migrants who cross the US-Mexico border...
Washington has slapped new sanctions on Cuba’s national police force and its two top officials, claiming they led a crackdown on recent protests, with President Biden referencing further measures at a...
Even as they quoted internal CDC documents backing the renewed mask mandates due to the rise in Delta variant Covid-19 cases, both the New York Times and the Washington Post got...
Social media users have theorized that President Andres Manuel López Obrador could face severe repercussions after he refused to purchase Covid vaccines for children, vowing that Mexico wouldn’t bow to pressure...
A senior German official in Bavaria has shrugged off criticism from fellow politicians who are accusing him of supporting the country’s anti-vaccination movement. Hubert Aiwanger, Bavaria’s economy minister...
The attack that killed two people aboard an Israeli-operated vessel off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea on Thursday, is believed to have been a drone strike, US Navy’s...
A man in France has been charged with threatening politicians by attaching their names to makeshift guillotines. He claimed it was in protest at the country’s Covid-19 restrictions. ...
As the CDC urges Americans to mask up against the Delta variant, Sweden’s chief epidemiologist has argued that more data is needed about the strain’s infectiousness. His mask-free nation is hovering...
Brisbane is headed for another “snap” lockdown, following six new local coronavirus infections, forcing most residents in Australia’s third-most populous city and other regions of Queensland to stay at home until...
In a historic win for trade unions, Australia’s federal court ruled in favor of the Transport Workers Union’s case against airline giant Qantas. The outsourcing scandal saw over 2,000 employees laid...
Around 270 Palestinians were injured in the occupied West Bank as they clashed with Israeli troops, who fired tear gas and rubber-coated bullets into crowds protesting Israeli settlements. ...
Israel has squarely blamed Iran for an attack this week on an Israeli-operated tanker off Oman, urging the international community to come up with a harsh response to the incident, which...
At least four people have been injured in a knife and gun attack in the Wedding neighborhood of Berlin, police told reporters. Officers have said the incident appears to have been...
The UN’s main compound in Afghanistan has come under attack, causing the death of at least one security guard. The Taliban downplayed the incident, saying the compound was caught in “crossfire”...
Cyprus has announced that children aged 12 to 15 will soon be included in the island’s mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus, with adolescents eligible to receive either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines. ...
Though the spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has triggered a reimposition of mask mandates in the US, the WHO still maintains that vaccines are effective against it, and that...
As parliamentary elections in Germany loom, chancellor candidate and leader of the ruling Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) Armin Laschet has issued an apology over a lacking source in a book...
The Chinese operator of the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant has said it will shut down one of its reactors over damaged fuel rods, adding that there is no cause for concern...
Hungary’s election authority signed off the government’s list of five questions on Friday ahead of a referendum on a law prohibiting the dissemination of content “promoting” homosexuality or gender reassignment in...
Greeks have been told to avoid unnecessary work and travel as temperatures hit 40 degrees Celsius in Athens and are expected to rise further with the city’s biggest tourist attraction already...
Amazon has been handed an $888 million fine by European Union regulators for breaching the bloc’s data protection laws. The fine is the largest issued by the EU, but is still...
After 3,300 new cases on Friday, Japan has expanded its state of emergency to three more prefectures close to Tokyo and the western prefecture of Osaka. Organizers have announced that 27...
As concerns grow over the spreading Delta variant, PM Scott Morrison revealed a 70%-vaccination goal for the next stage of eased restrictions. His cabinet agreed on the roadmap after 170 new...
A study released on Friday has raised fresh concerns that easing Covid restrictions before countries have achieved full inoculation could significantly increase the risk vaccine-resistant strains emerging, allowing them to thrive. ...
A merchant vessel, operated by the company of Israeli billionaire, Eyal Ofer, has been attacked off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea. The incident is currently under investigation. ...
Indigenous representatives and community groups have warned that the Australian government’s “disturbing” use of troops to enforce lockdown rules in Sydney will “create greater fear and uncertainty” and may alienate residents. ...
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to retain a long-standing deal to keep US forces in the country after repeatedly vowing to end it, his defense minister said after meeting with his...
State employees in the Czech Republic who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus are to be given two additional days off, as the authorities in the Eastern European country seek ways...
In a protest organized by rights groups, a sprawling migrant camp has been set up on the Place des Vosges in central Paris. Some 400 homeless people, including families and minors,...
At least one person has died and six more were injured after a car rammed the terrace of a bar in Paris, France, having reportedly been driven at full speed. Police...
At least 1 person has died and six more have been injured after a car rammed a terrace of a bar in Paris, France, reportedly driving at full speed at the...
Widespread outages on Snapchat have sent users into a panic, with more than 100,000 glitches reported in the space of a few hours as distraught netizens flocked to other platforms to...
A session of the Italian Parliament has turned to chaos after a group of right-wing MPs protested the country's 'Green Pass' Covid vaccine cert system, which is soon to become mandatory...
Israel is set to roll out a scheme to give a third Covid jab to people aged over 60, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced, in a bid to increase protection...
Equatorial Guinea has detained a French military helicopter, with the vice president claiming it landed without authorization after violating the African state's airspace. France has denied any wrongdoing. ...
The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has warned against travel to Greece’s south Aegean islands, updating the area to dark red after a spike in coronavirus cases was...
Spain’s High Court has dropped an inquiry into alleged genocide and war crimes by the Western Sahara independence leader who was taken in by Madrid earlier this year for medical treatment,...
A US Navy guided missile destroyer has crossed the Taiwan Strait in the South China Sea, making it the seventh such trip by an American warship this year, and prompting China...
Ben & Jerry’s co-founders have pushed back against claims of anti-Semitism following the company’s decision to stop offering its ice cream products in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, noting that they themselves are...
The Maltese government created a “culture of impunity” that led to the assassination of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia five years ago, an inquiry has said while claiming the state bears responsibility...
Millions of dollars that were supposed to go to Canadian residential school survivors as part of a 2005 settlement were reportedly spent by the Catholic Church on lawyers, fundraising, administration costs...
Flash floods ripped through villages in a Taliban-controlled area of eastern Afghanistan, destroying dozens of homes and burying people in mud and water. The militant group said 150 people have been...
Paris has slammed the UK’s decision to maintain quarantine measures for travelers from France, arguing that it is “discriminatory,” as double-jabbed citizens across the European Union (EU) are able to forgo...
The Pakistani government has said it will mandate vaccinations across a number of settings from August, including government offices, schools, restaurants, and shopping malls, despite less than 5% of citizens being...

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