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2020

19

Jan

French police evacuate Macron from theatre amid protest

A group of anti-government protestors tried to enter a Paris theater while French President Emmanuel Macron was inside, according to media reports Friday. Reports said dozens of protesters gathered in front of the theater after accounts shared on social media indicated Macron was in the venue. Protesters chanted slogans against Macron and tried to enter […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , AA

19

Jan

Turkish-origin mayor Kır expelled from Belgium’s Socialist Party for welcoming MHP mayors

A Turkish-origin deputy and mayor in Belgium has been expelled from the Socialist Party (PS) after accepting a delegation comprised of Turkish mayor that included members of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). The party’s disciplinary committee convened Friday and ruled for the expulsion of Emir Kır, the mayor Saint-Josse-ten-Noode municipality and a deputy of the […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: BBC , DS

17

Jan

Mississippi Court upholds 12-year sentence for a man who unwittingly had a phone in jail

When Willie Nash was booked into a Mississippi corrections facility, officers failed to confiscate his phone. For that, he was sentenced to 12 years behind bars. The state’s Supreme Court acknowledges that proper booking procedure was probably not followed and that Nash did not seem to know his phone was illegal, but they nonetheless ruled […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , Reason

17

Jan

Hong Kong Express airline forces to take pregnancy test before boarding

A Japanese woman was asked by an airline to take a pregnancy test before boarding a flight to a US island. Midori Nishida was travelling from Hong Kong to Saipan to visit her parents when she was asked by staff at Hong Kong Express Airways to prove she was not pregnant as part of a ‘fit-to-fly’ assessment. After […]

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Country: United States
Source: BBC , Daily Mail

16

Jan

France, West Africa nations vow to step up anti-militant fight

France and its five partner nations in the Sahel region of West Africa pledged on Monday to bolster their fight against militants waging an increasingly deadly insurgency while urging allies to join their effort to restore government control across the vast region. President Emmanuel Macron and the leaders of Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mauritania, and […]

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Country: France
Source: Trt Haber , Trt World

16

Jan

Karamba Diaby: German police launch probe after attack on office of Africa-born MP

Germany’s foreign minister has slammed the “disgusting and cowardly” attack on the office of a Senegal-born German MP. Police have launched a criminal probe after “bullet holes” in the window of the property in Halle, 150 kilometres south-west of Berlin. The office is used by Karamba Diaby, from the Social Democratic Party, but was reportedly […]

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Country: Germany
Source: DW , EN

15

Jan

Police violence: Macron requests “proposals” to “improve ethics”

Emmanuel Macron asked the government Tuesday for “clear proposals to improve the ethics” of the police, faced with new accusations of violence. “Behaviors that are not acceptable have been either seen or pointed out,” said the head of state in Pau, while also deploring “the violence and political nihilism” that some protesters say. Without “generalizing” […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , Teller Report

14

Jan

The U.S. is putting asylum seekers on planes to Guatemala

The chartered U.S. government flights land here every day or two, depositing Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers from the U.S. border. Many arrive with the same question: “Where are we?” For the first time ever, the United States is shipping asylum seekers who arrive at its border to a “safe third country” to seek refuge […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , Washington Post

14

Jan

Ban on headscarf in Austria moved to Constitutional Court

İGÖÖ President Ümit Vural, the right-wing Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) in the coalition government passed during the parliamentary school and implemented in September 2019, the headscarf ban on schools has made statements. Vural, “Today, the Constitutional Court complained about the ban on headscarves in primary schools. used. Vural pointed […]

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Country: Austria
Source: AA , National News

14

Jan

The Paris prosecutor’s office opens two investigations for police violence

In the aftermath of a demonstration against the pension reform project in Paris, the Paris prosecutor’s office announced to Franceinfo, Friday, January 10, the opening of investigations for “intentional violence by a person holding public authority” about two incidents the videos of which were posted on social media. They were entrusted to the IGPN.The first case is […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , 24 News