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2021

01

Mar

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Cuomo says he’s ‘truly sorry’ for workplace comments he says were ‘misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation’ following sexual harassment claims

Faced with an escalating backlash following two allegations of sexual harassment in less than a week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday acknowledged that some of his comments in the workplace “may have been insensitive or too personal” and said he was “truly sorry” to those who might have “misinterpreted (the remarks) as an […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNN

27

Feb

Biden doesn’t penalize crown prince despite promise to punish senior Saudi leaders

Despite promising to punish senior Saudi leaders while on the campaign trail, President Joe Biden declined to apply sanctions to the one the US intelligence community determined is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The choice not to punish Prince Mohammed directly puts into sharp relief the type […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNN

01

Feb

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Pentagon Halts Plan to Vaccinate the 40 Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay

The decision to vaccinate the prisoners ignited criticism over whether the government was prioritizing terrorism suspects over American citizens. The Pentagon on Saturday halted plans to offer coronavirus vaccines next week to the 40 wartime prisoners at Guantánamo Bay after an outcry over whether the Defense Department was putting terrorism suspects before the American people. […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , NYT

22

Jan

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Macron: No apology for French crimes in Algeria

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will not issue a public apology for colonial abuses committed in Algeria. “There will be no repentance nor apologies” for France’s 132-year occupation of Algeria or for the brutal War of Independence, his office was quoted as saying by public broadcaster France 24. Algeria gained independence on July […]

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Country: France
Source: DW , AA

14

Jan

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Black mothers in the UK are four times more likely to die in childbirth than their White counterparts. Little is being done to find out why

When pharmacist Ifeoma Onwuka, known to her friends as Laura, went into hospital to have her daughter, she and her husband hoped the delivery would go smoothly, and that they would soon be able to take their new arrival home  to meet her siblings. Onwuka’s labor was induced at James Paget University Hospital in Great […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: CNN , CNN

13

Jan

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France to launch investigation into Justice Minister Dupond-Moretti over conflict of interest

Ajudicial investigation will be opened into an alleged conflict of interest on the part of Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti, the prosecutor attached to France’s highest civil court said on Friday. Dupond-Moretti’s office declined to comment. It comes after an anti-corruption group in October filed a complaint to the Cour de la Justice de la République, […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT HABER , DS

2020

09

Dec

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Army fires, suspends 14 leaders after systemic failures at Fort Hood, officials say

At least 14 Army leaders, including a general, were fired or suspended for systemic leadership failures at Fort Hood, Army officials said Tuesday, after numerous high-profile deaths and disappearances this year rocked the sprawling Texas installation. The reckoning at Fort Hood came after the disappearance and killing of Spec. Vanessa Guillén, who was killed by […]

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Country: United States
Source: SPUTNIK , WP

19

Nov

German lawmakers back motion to ban certain Turkish associations

MPs back a motion asking German government to closely monitor and counter the so-called nationalist Grey Wolves group, following France which recently banned the movement Turkey has repeatedly said does not exist. German lawmakers have called on the government to consider banning Turkish associations linked with the so-called Grey Wolves movement, shortly after France outlawed […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT HABER , TRT WORLD

17

Nov

How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps

A Muslim prayer app with over 98 million downloads is one of the apps connected to a wide-ranging supply chain that sends ordinary people’s personal data to brokers, contractors, and the military. The U.S. military is buying the granular movement data of people around the world, harvested from innocuous-seeming apps, Motherboard has learned. The most […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , Vice

16

Nov

Report: Care homes policies violated human rights in Belgium

Amnesty International said Belgium authorities “abandoned” thousands of elderly people who died in nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic following an investigation published Monday going through a series of inadequacies described by the group as “human rights violations.” One of the hardest-hit countries in Europe, Belgium has reported more than 531,000 confirmed virus cases and […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: TRT HABER , AP