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Syria: Economic decline, rising hunger and surging humanitarian needs

Syria’s fragile economy has “suffered multiple shocks” over the past 18 months, with its currency plummeting and joblessness swelling as people struggle to cover...

UN Human Rights Council starts work to address a ‘pandemic of human rights abuses’

The UN Human Rights Council convened Monday for its 46th regular session to address what UN Secretary-General António Guterres called a “pandemic of human rights abuses”...

Grand jury declines to charge officers in Daniel Prude’s death

New York's attorney general has announced no officers will be charged following an investigation into the death of Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old Black man who died...

GOP finds risky form of unity in opposing COVID relief bill: The Note

The Republican Party is both less divided and more divided than it seems at the moment -- and not in ways that glide along the easiest...

Budget 2021: Chancellor must ‘make finance green’, say campaigners

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is being urged to use the Budget to change the financial system to better protect the environment. One group wants him to...

Boris Johnson ‘a liar’ who will blame Brexit costs on Covid, says diplomat

Boris Johnson is “an unrepentant and inveterate liar” who feels he is not subject to the same rules as others, Sylvie Bermann, the former...

Jamal Khashoggi: US report expected to name Saudi crown prince as complicit in murder

Joe Biden is expected to call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday, as his administration prepares to release an unclassified intelligence report that many...

EU Council meeting to focus on scaling up vaccine production in Europe

Speeding up coronavirus vaccine production and distribution will be a main topic at the end of the week as EU leaders gather via video...

Putin warns schemes still ongoing to weaken Russia, put it under external control

Efforts are still ongoing to weaken Russia and place it under external control, as can be seen in the case of some former Soviet...

‘The containers offer privacy!’ Biden under fire for opening child detainment center, but some...

The first child immigration detainment facility under President Joe Biden opened this week, prompting Democrats who had attacked former President Donald Trump for maintaining...

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Gregg Jarrett: Cuomo sex harassment allegations – could the governor face criminal charges?

A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward to accuse him of persistent sexual harassment and unwanted physical touching.  Her description, if true, could...

Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Dems’ $1.9 trillion COVID bill is not rescue or relief plan,...

A year ago today, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention warned U.S. citizens to prepare for "disruption" from the coronavirus outbreak across American cities. And...

Hundreds died in Axum massacre during Tigray war, says Amnesty

Hundreds of unarmed civilians were massacred in less than 48 hours by Eritrean troops during the war in the restive northern Ethiopian province of...