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2020

21

Oct

French Interior Minister Darmanin: I feel uncomfortable with halal food

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin made statements on the agenda of the BFMTV channel in his country. Darmanin said he was shocked by the fact that there are special halal areas in the markets and that he is uncomfortable with it, stating that “there shouldn’t be a halal area in the markets “. Darmanin said, […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , NB

21

Oct

German police can access Whatsapp messages whenever it wants, media reports

German security forces can access personal Whatsapp messages of any user even without installing spyware, several German media institutions reported. Deutsche Welle reported by citing articles in WDR and BR media outlets that Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) attains the information of suspects via “Whatsapp Web.” The police have reached contact lists, written and […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT HABER , DS

20

Oct

Source on alleged Hunter Biden email chain verifies message about Chinese investment firm

One of the people on an explosive email thread allegedly involving Hunter Biden has corroborated the veracity of the messages, which appear to outline a payout for former Vice President Joe Biden as part of a deal with a Chinese energy firm. One email, dated May 13, 2017, and obtained by Fox News, includes a […]

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Country: United States
Source: CNN , Fox News

08

Oct

Sexual Harassment Scandal Forces Danish Party Leader to Quit

One of Denmark’s most powerful politicians is stepping down after trying to keep secret an episode in which he sexually harassed a younger female colleague. Morten Ostergaard, the leader of the Social Liberals, said he had “betrayed the trust” of his party members. Speaking to reporters late on Wednesday, Ostergaard said he regretted that he […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: AA , Bloomberg

08

Sep

NSU 2.0 affair: Cops in Hamburg and Berlin have additionally referred to as up information

Within the case of the intense right-wing threatening letters with the sender “NSU 2.0”, in response to a report, the Hessian particular investigators are following new leads in Hamburg and Berlin. Because the WDR and the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” reported, they’ve a complete of 4 cops within the two cities in view as attainable suspects. All […]

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Country: Germany
Source: DW , Pledge Times

29

Aug

A Black man is freed from prison 44 years after he was wrongly convicted of rape

A Black man was freed from a North Carolina prison on Thursday after serving 44 years for a crime he maintains he didn’t commit. Ronnie Long, wearing a dark three-piece suit, red tie and a hat, walked out of prison, wheeling his few belongings behind him. He raised his hands to the crowd and threw […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , CNN

13

Aug

Bavaria: Covid_19 test mishap leaves 44,000 travelers on tenterhooks

Nine hundred people tested positive for coronavirus upon their return to the German state of Bavaria — but they don’t know it yet. Data entry problems mean thousands are still waiting for their covid_19 test results. Bavarian State Premier Markus Söder was to meet with state government officials on Thursday after a serious breakdown of […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Hürriyet , DW

13

Aug

Canada’s rate of homelessness may be higher than reported: Nanos survey

A new survey suggests the number of Canadians who’ve experienced homelessness in their lives may be higher than reported — and could rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey, commissioned by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) and conducted by Nanos Research, suggests five per cent of Canadians have been homeless themselves, while […]

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Country: Canada
Source: TRT HABER , CTV

13

Aug

U.N. investigator says Facebook has not shared ‘evidence’ of Myanmar crime

The head of a U.N. investigative body on Myanmar said Facebook has not released evidence of “serious international crimes”, despite vowing to work with investigators looking into abuses in the country, including against the Rohingya Muslim minority. Nicholas Koumjian, head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism on Myanmar (IIMM), told Reuters the social media giant was […]

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Source: EN , Reuters

12

Aug

Coronavirus: London renters ‘struggling to keep up with rent’

One in four private renters in London are struggling to keep up with their rent, with evictions due to resume in a fortnight, City Hall has said. London mayor Sadiq Khan said the government must act soon to avoid a “tsunami of evictions” before the eviction ban ends on 23 August. Mr Khan has asked […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: AA , BBC