UK says substantial differences remain with EU over trade with Northern Ireland

By David Milliken LONDON, October 23 (Reuters) – The UK said on Saturday that talks with the European Union on post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland had been constructive, but…

Biden delays release of some JFK tapes, citing pandemic

The pandemic has created backlogs for several federal agencies, leading to backlogs of visa applications, untreated Social Security benefits and arrears in FDA inspections. Friday, the White House announcement another…

Struggles over vaccine mandates, the death of Colin Powell: Covid news week.

While tens of millions of Americans remain unvaccinated, state and local governments have introduced mandates requiring public employees to be fully immunized against the coronavirus. And while orders in some…

Singapore will require vaccination or daily testing for access to the workplace next year.

Although only 4% of the workforce in Singapore is unvaccinated for Covid-19, the government announced on Saturday that a vaccine or testing mandate would take effect in January for virtually…

In India, Facebook fights disinformation and hate speech

On February 4, 2019, a Facebook researcher created a new user account to see what it was like to discover the social media site as a person living in Kerala,…

Do the EU and Belarus play politics with refugees?

Belarus accused of helping migrants and refugees enter the bloc in retaliation against EU sanctions. Source Link

Interview – Mohammed Ihsan

Professor Mohammed Ihsan is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Kings College London and teaches at the University for Peace in Costa Rica. Prior to this, Ihsan held cabinet posts…

Palestinian rights groups see muzzle in Israel’s terrorist label

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – Activists on Saturday called on the international community to help reverse Israel’s unprecedented designation of six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organizations, a label…

UN robbery thwarted as fighting escalates in Ethiopia

A United Nations humanitarian flight to Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the epicenter of a year-old war that threatens to lead to worsening famine, was ordered to halt a landing on Friday…

‘Malicious activity’ means Britain must not ‘blindly’ follow Biden to Iran, says Robert Jenrick

Robert Jenrick, Former Communities Secretary – Barcroft Media / Getty Images Britain should “exercise great caution” before following Joe Biden “blindly” in a new deal with Iran, a former cabinet…