Compromised Political Leaders

The climate crisis is a health crisis

With one in eight people around the world at risk from a deadly heatwave in South Asia that has already claimed nearly 100 lives, it’s time to recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. It is not an isolated problem. In South Africa, recent floods have claimed more …

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How scammers use backdoor sites and harvest credit card information • The Register

The FBI and friends have warned companies against scammers harvesting users’ credit card information from forged payment pages on compromised websites. It’s an age-old problem: someone breaks into your online store and changes the code so that when your customers enter their information, copies of their data are siphoned off …

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sidhu: Congress setback during Chintan Shivir: Sunil Jakhar resigns, Sidhu defends him | India News

NEW DELHI: Former Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar quitting the party on the day he organized ‘Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir’ in Udaipur is not the only setback. The rebel leader received support from an unlikely milieu – his nemesis Navjot Singh Sidhu, who had succeeded him as head of the …

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Teachers boycott internal verification of 2nd grade papers: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Bhanu P Lohumi Shimla, May 8 Teachers at government colleges will boycott the internal verification of second-year papers as the University of Himachal Pradesh made a ‘mockery of the system by compromising secrecy’. Against the HPU Ordinance The practice is contrary to the ordinance of …

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Joining of FNP MPs in NDPP was meant to exclude a third party, says Zeliang

Dimapur: On Friday, United Democratic Alliance Chairman TR Zeliang said his joining, along with 20 other Naga Popular Front (NPF) MPs, to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio’s Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) was aimed at preventing a “third” to enjoy Nagaland. electoral politics vis-à-vis the presence of two strong regional parties …

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Ukraine emerges as the new ‘beacon of light’ in our tumultuous world

“Are we letting our democracies wither or are we making them better? former President Barack Obama told the Stanford Foundation on April 21. Eighty years ago, Winston Churchill shared his own observation that “democracy is the worst form of government except all the others”. Unfortunately, today, democracies are faltering as …

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The Free West is winning the war against the Russia-China axis of autocracy

The West is going through a crisis of confidence. Europe’s response to the Russian assault on Ukraine has been fragmented and lackluster. America and its allies continue to ignore the consequences of China’s rise. Along with this weakness of will on the world stage comes wavering faith in liberal principles …

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Bihar CM Nitish says rowdy speakers ‘make no sense’, won’t go into religious issues

Wading in the row of speakersChief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar said on Saturday there was no question of removing them from places of worship and added that the Bihar government would not interfere with any religious practice. He also called the controversy around the use of loudspeakers in places …

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COMMENT | Conspiracy against justice

COMMENT | You can always tell when the election is approaching by the wild rumors and slanderous allegations that begin to proliferate like maggots on a carcass. It is no different this time around with breaking news of a plot between some political leaders and the Chief Justice to target …

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The French Marine Le Pen worries the American liberals

“It’s not just unpopular, but very salient,” said Ethan Winter, senior analyst at progressive think tank Data for Progress, noting that Trump flirted with a similar formula, such as when he broke with orthodoxy. conservative to defend social safety net programs. like Medicare during its 2016 campaign. But at a …

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Probing the genomes of the Roma, the forgotten Europeans

Roma have long had a special fascination with population geneticists who study the frequencies of genetic diseases. The largest minority in Europe, the Roma number 10 to 12 million and live in dispersed groups, mainly in central and south-eastern Europe. A recent comment in Natureby a team from the University …

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An autocratic alliance threatens American leadership

The Sino-Russian relationship has evolved in recent years, with increased military, energy and political coordination. In late February, days before Russia invaded Ukraine, the Kremlin and the Chinese Communist Party declared a “limitless” partnership. As we watch the war unfold, “no limits” unfortunately seems like a perfectly fine nickname. As …

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US monitoring rising rights abuses in India, Blinken says

Suffering of Ukrainian women and children could ‘destroy a generation’, says UN expert NEW YORK: Sima Bahous, the executive director of UN Women, warned the Security Council on Monday that the trauma suffered by Ukrainian women and children since the start of the war in the country could wipe out …

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Echoes of Jonathan’s road accident

NOTFew Nigerians from diverse backgrounds expressed their gratitude to God for averting what would have been a national disaster, even though it still ended on a sad note claiming two precious souls and inflicting injuries on several others, including Nigeria’s immediate. former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. A horrific car accident …

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NPCC briefs Sonia Gandhi on demographic changes in Nagaland

Dimapur: The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) briefed Congress Speaker Sonia Gandhi on the ongoing demographic changes in Nagaland. A delegation from the NPCC met Gandhi in New Delhi, NPCC chairman K Therie said on Friday. The Pradesh Congress held the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) government in the state responsible …

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How China Influences US AI Policy in Singapore

Hello and welcome to Protocol Enterprise! Today: how the US and Singapore are developing AI policy with China in mind, Google is building a house by the lake, and Boeing is bolstering its multicloud plans. Twirl up Cybersecurity has never been an easy task, but the onslaught of ransomware and …

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Inside digital ad spend in recent elections, in charts

The loud and ugly means of election campaigning in India have hardly taken time to adapt to digital means. The six major political parties alone spent at least ₹31 crores on Facebook and Google ads ahead of recent Assembly elections in five states, according to Mint calculations. But the transparency …

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Europe’s energy crisis looms amid Russian-Ukrainian tensions, leading to an estimated 1-2% GDP loss across the bloc

Photo: Xinhua With Russia’s ruble payment for natural gas taking effect on Friday, time is running out for Europe to tackle the looming threat of a gas cut that would not only expose the bloc to an unprecedented energy crisis , but could also create a ripple effect throughout its …

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Holcomb is to be commended for his careful review of the bills | Opinion

For decades, the nation could expect pragmatism from most Indiana elected leaders, rather than knee-jerk ideology. Richard Lugar and Lee Hamilton shone in Congress as voices of reason and wisdom. Otis Bowen and Evan Bayh earned bipartisan respect as governors of Indiana, and later serving in federal offices. Bill Hudnut …

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Central Florida 100: Barrier Breakers and Free Education in Osceola

Pamela Nabors, President and CEO, CareerSource Central Florida Last week: FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION: Osceola County Commissioners this week announced a program that will change lives across the region: All 2022 high school graduates in Osceola County will receive free college or technical education at Valencia College or at Osceola Technical …

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Biden is on his way to Europe for a NATO summit. Here are the options the Pentagon gave him for more troops.

Chernobyl nuclear power plant seen from above on March 10 in Ukraine. (Maxar Technologies/Getty Imag Russian forces looted and destroyed a laboratory near the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant that was used to monitor radioactive waste, according to the Ukrainian government. The site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster fell …

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Should we call RSS leaders janaab for their Muslim overtures, asks Sanjay Raut | Nagpur News

Shiv Sena neta Sanjay Raut said if the BJP continues to use the word janaab then ‘we will also ask why they created a minority cell’ (Picture: Ranjit Deshmukh) Nagpur: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said even RSS leaders could be called ‘janaab’ for their Muslim overtures. He was responding …

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Sustaining democracy for three more years – The Island

by Rajan Philips President Gotabaya Rajapaksa addressed the nation last Wednesday, yet again in his just over two-year long presidency. The nation was briefly spared from power cuts for the nationally televised state-of-the-country speech. The speech was 15 minutes long, shorter than his earlier ones, and was also short of …

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APC: A JOURNEY TOWARDS IMPLOSION OR GROWTH?

Recent developments within the party are worrying, writes Olalekan Adigun Anything that doesn’t kill, as they say, makes you stronger. So when circumstances befall us mortals, most of the time it’s how we react or react that matters. This seems to be the situation with the ruling party in Nigeria, …

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Prime Minister Imran says PTI government will complete five-year term

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the PTI government will complete its five-year term as the PDM alliance lacked confidence to oust the incumbent setup. Addressing a party rally in Hafizabad, Punjab, the prime minister said it was the duty of the state and the judiciary to stop …

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EPA plan would limit pollution downwind of power plants | Delaware News

By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a plan that would limit smokestack emissions from power plants and other industrial sources that plague downwind areas with smog-causing pollution they can’t control. The federal plan announced Friday aims to help more than two dozen …

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Closing AISD colleges, one year at a time? Two historically black and Latino colleges to lose their sixth grade – News

Mendez College of Austin ISD (Photo by Jana Birchum) Students, families and educators of Martin and Mendez Colleges still many unanswered questions after the Austin ISD Board of Directors announced early last month that the two schools would no longer offer sixth graders. The plan has been proposed as a …

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Egypt will not allow stability of Gulf countries to be compromised: Sisi

Egypt will not allow the security and stability of the Gulf countries to be compromised, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said during a meeting with the Saudi monarch on Tuesday – stressing that Gulf security is an integral part of the Egyptian security. Sisi traveled to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet …

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I walked in solidarity with Ukraine. In front of us was another ‘Rally of Freedom’

This first-person chronicle is the experience of Tanya Pacholok, a third-generation Ukrainian Canadian. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see the FAQ. I was at the Vancouver Ukraine Solidarity Rally when I realized there was another protest a few blocks away. Both groups claimed they were fighting …

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COVID-19: latest news on the demonstration in Parliament, community outbreak of COVID-19 – Thursday March 3

11:32 am – Auckland Mayor Phil Goff provided an update on the roads around the Auckland Domain saying they are now open to the public. Here is the full statement: Roads leading to the Auckland/Pukekawa Estate were reopened to the public this morning following a successful operation by police and …

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What happened on the fourth day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

The Metropolitan Opera said on Sunday it would no longer engage with artists or other institutions that have expressed support for Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, becoming the latest cultural organization to seek to distance itself from certain Russian artists in the midst of Mr. Putin’s invasion. Ukraine. Peter Gelb, …

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Covid-19 and vaccine news: live updates

A CareCube testing site in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in November 2020.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times A Brooklyn-based group of doctors is facing a class action lawsuit accusing it of charging hundreds of dollars for coronavirus tests to New Yorkers who thought they were getting them for free. The …

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Live Updates: Latest on COVID-19 Community Outbreak, Demonstration in Parliament – Sunday 20 February

10:08 – The ACT has called on the government to ‘drop government vaccine mandates’. ACT chief David Seymour said on Sunday that based on last week’s figures there was now little difference in the likelihood of someone fully, partially or unvaccinated testing positive with Omicron. Here is the full statement: …

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Jonathan and his growing followers

By mohamed jalingo This It is evident that, from different parts of the country, more and more support continues to flow to ensure the return to power of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the presidential election of 2023. Of course, there are good reasons why Nigerians across the six geopolitical …

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Senate confirmation scandal is a liability to US foreign relations

The delay in confirmation President BidenJoe BidenBriahna Joy Gray Slams Biden Administration Following Community College Funding News Biden Says States Are Easing ‘Likely Premature’ Mask Mandates‘s nominees for positions at the State Department and USAID has already done immeasurable harm to our national security. It’s easier to say than to …

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on | Serving foreign, not Indian interests: How Hamid Ansari is a symptom of a deeper malaise

Modi-itis is a mind-bending affliction in a group of aging former power brokers, durbaris and dalals bereft of privilege and pelf File photo of Hamid Ansari. Getty Images Former Vice President Hamid Ansari represents a species that abounds in India: ex-civil servants, elevated beyond their position, serving foreign, not Indian, …

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[OPINION] How to defeat Marcos

Our presidential and centralized form of government gives broad powers to the president. He is not only the chief executive, but is the appointing authority for all staff in the executive department, which encompasses all departments, offices, agencies, and all other organs of government. He or she is not only …

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Olympic Games Highlights: Nathan Chen Finishes First in Team Skating Event

Nathan Chen of the United States skates in the team competition on Friday in Beijing.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times With flowing footwork and high-flying quadruple jumps, Nathan Chen, the gold medal favorite in men’s singles figure skating, easily finished first Friday in the men’s short program of the team event, …

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Asking difficult questions about the past and present

Book title:Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe ISBN-13:978-0197538807 Author:Emilie Greble Editor:Oxford University Press Guide price:£26.99 “The challenge with Bosnia,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán commented in a recent speech on EU enlargement, “is how to integrate a country with two million Muslims.” In Sarajevo, there was indignation. “It is …

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R-Day invitation rages in West Bengal: gray area between courtesy and politics

A growing popular perception is that in politics today, courtesy is synonymous with weakness. If you don’t believe in civility, you are considered an aggressive and intelligent politician. This means that the old values ​​of comity between politicians are not as important today as they once were. West Bengal Assembly …

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Do Not Compromise Unity, Integrity of PDP – Stakeholders and Leaders Warn Aspirants

Jan. 23 (THEWILL) — Central Cross River State People’s Democratic Party stakeholders and leaders have warned gubernatorial candidates not to undermine the unity, cohesion and integrity of the party. Stakeholders made this known in a five-point statement issued after its meeting which took place at Ugep, Yakurr LGA of Cross …

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Hope reopening is the beginning of the end

Whether or not this is the end, it is a watershed moment in this country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Just three weeks ago, the national conversation was one of tightened restrictions, the risk of schools not reopening and a repeat of the grim lockdown of early 2021. Fortunately, the …

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Representatives from 6 major Sask. unions call on government to restrict gatherings and travel

Union leaders representing tens of thousands of Saskatchewan frontline workers want the provincial government to limit the size of gatherings and restrict travel. They held a virtual press conference on Thursday to issue a joint call to action. “There are concrete ways for us to really slow or even stop …

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Letters to the Editor (January 19, 2022)

Jan 19, 2022 | 05:35 IST Letters to the Editor (January 19, 2022) Wake up Ministry of Health Following Monday’s press conference by Health Minister CM, Dean GMC and other senior Goan health officials, Goans may get the image that as Covid 19 wave one and two, the government and …

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2023: Be honest in your dealings with Nigerians, Umahi tells Tinubu and others

The Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman of the South East Governors Forum, David Umahi has called on his colleagues in the political arena to be honest and transparent in their engagements with Nigerians. Umahi, who declared his 2023 presidential ambition last week, made it known during his appearance on …

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Northern elders reject zoning, call on FG to postpone 2022 national census

Jan. 15 (THEWILL) – The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) said on Saturday that the zoning of the presidency as advocated by some political parties is undemocratic. The Elders therefore advised that the 2023 presidential contest be left open to all parts of the country for the best candidate to emerge. …

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Covid News: NYC Mayor Evaluates Remote Learning Option

Dr. Rochelle Walensky is due to meet with disability rights advocates on Friday.Credit…Stefani Reynolds for The New York Times A remark by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about who is most likely to die from the coronavirus has sparked an outpouring of grief and rage …

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The Eternal Spirit of Bangabandhu and Our Freedom

Of course, the freedom we obtained on December 16, 1971 was the result of nine months of fighting. But the story of the Bengalis of suffering tyranny and oppression has continued through the ages. History indicates that at different times foreign invaders came to resourceful Bengal and ruled this territory. …

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Even after the Capitol riot, violence isn’t the only way Christian nationalism endangers democracy

A year ago, during the Capitol Riot on January 6, 2021, the world witnessed a way in which Christian nationalism is jeopardizing American democracy. We have all seen photos and images of mob violence perpetrated by Americans waving Christian flags, dressed in Christian clothing, reciting Christian prayers. As some increasingly …

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Parties prepare for new dawn of J&K assembly

Jammu and Kashmir’s political parties have been out of their hiatus since August 5, 2019, ending the BJP government’s more than two-year decree of an informal and selective shutdown of major political activities in Union territory . All eyes are on the Boundaries Commission report which should pave the way …

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Hinduism vs Hindutva: the contradiction in Congress

Rahul Gandhi’s critical intervention in Indian political discourse to differentiate between Hindutva and Hinduism has divided both observers and congressional leaders, as many believe the strategy is fraught with risk and difficult to understand. maintain long term. The party itself is divided probably because Rahul went public without any structured …

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Leaders must make deliberate efforts to promote fairness and justice – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Former Enugu State Governor Senator Chimaroke Nnamani said peace and unity among the various segments of the country would be guaranteed if deliberate efforts were made to promote fairness, justice and justice. equity in the allocation and management of national resources. In his goodwill message to Nigerians to usher in …

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What to watch on New Years Eve: movies, TV shows, live events

Start with a pair of NYC roaming movies. “Little Fugitive” (1953) is a rambling fable about a boy who leaves home to spend the day exploring Coney Island. “Downtown 81”, shot in the early 1980s but released in 2000, stars Jean-Michel Basquiat as an artist wandering the streets of Lower …

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Election Law Bill (Amendment): Senate overturns action to override Buhari

The PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that the Senate would consult with the House of Representatives on how to respond to President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter on the draft (amendment) of the electoral law. Lawan made this known after the upper house rose from a closed-door …

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Election Law Amendment Bill: Center dismisses concerns, says reforms need hour | Latest India News

The government on Tuesday defended the Election Law Amendment Bill, dismissed various concerns about it, and highlighted the demand, in the past, by various political parties, including Congress, to link Aadhaar to Voter ID. , even as opposition parties argued the decision would deny voters the right to vote, put …

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US mistrust of Huawei linked in part to malware update in 2012 • The Register

Suspicions about the integrity of Huawei products among U.S. government officials can be traced in part to a 2012 incident involving a Huawei software update that compromised a large Australian telecommunications firm’s network with malicious code , according to a report released by Bloomberg. The report, based on interviews with …

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Editorial: How much are the people of Oklahoma willing to pay to fight the Feds? | Editorial

Affordable and accessible mental health services are woefully inadequate in all ridings at a time when suicides, depression, anxiety and other medical needs are higher than average. The state ranks third for the overall incarceration rate and first for the incarceration of women, which exacerbates the problems of our workforce …

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Mr.President, America Needs a Withdrawal Order

I was in the Navy at the end of the Cold War, and I remember discussions with colleagues about the collapse of the Soviet Union. While we wished the Russians and the former Soviet socialist republics good luck, the uncertainty of their future, nuclear weapons and military capabilities demanded caution. …

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Indian farmers return home after year-long protests

DJEDDAH (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held close talks with EU foreign ministers on Saturday aimed at charting a way forward in negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. The new talks came amid a three-day meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Liverpool, northern England, which is …

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Dr Punam Krishan: We sacrificed last Christmas – what’s going to happen now?

Starting as medical students, we have all been made aware of our duty of public service. While all jobs are valued and appreciated, some positions and roles carry a greater sense of responsibility which, if compromised, could cause serious harm not only to themselves or their colleagues and to the …

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Prevent the Growth of Extremism Through Stronger Institutions – The Island

by Nicola Perera What spaces exist for students and staff of ethnic and religious minorities within the university? Do students and staff in these groups have the freedom and security to identify themselves openly, to claim their identity, to be visible? Do university structures and policies or the culture and …

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Nigeria’s 56,000 Abandoned Projects – The Street Journal

Upon independence in 1960, Nigeria was classified as a new developing nation. But 61 years later, we are among the most underdeveloped and backward countries in the world. All of our economic, social, political and human development indices are among the worst while the deficits are among the highest. The …

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Lack of concern from political parties about Covid could prove costly for country, experts warn

Amid a growing risk of the spread of Omicron, a highly contagious variant of SARS-COV-2, which causes Covid-19, the national conventions of major political parties in Nepal — CPN-UML, Nepalese Congress, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center), Rastriya Prajatantra Party – have just ended or are about to start. And …

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The GOP becoming a cult of the ignorant

The Republican Party becomes cult. Its leaders are under the influence of Donald trumpDonald Trump Stowaway found in airplane landing gear after flight from Guatemala to Miami Kushner looking for Middle East investors in new venture, a defeated former president who refuses to acknowledge his defeat. Its ideology is MAGA, …

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Police, protesters and homeless eviction issues

A group of people, already homeless and living in a tent camp, lose what little they have in an explosive rubbish fire. They are met shortly after by around two dozen affordable housing advocates eager to find shelter, clothing and food for the displaced. It was meant to be history. …

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CCP Leader Opens New Front Against Punjab Government and Threatens Hunger Strike; here’s why

In what is seen as a new round of confrontations between Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and CPC leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, the latter said on Thursday he would start a hunger strike against the government of the Congress if the state does not release the report on the …

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Prime Minister of Armenia: establishment of a hotline with Azerbaijan after the clashes | World news

By AVET DEMOURIAN, Associated Press YREVAN, Armenia (AP) – Armenia has reached an agreement with Azerbaijan to establish a direct line between their defense chiefs after last week’s deadly clashes at their border, the Armenian prime minister said on Tuesday. Nikol Pashinyan told an online press conference that contacts between …

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New York AG Letitia James criticizes Governor Kathy Hochul for failing to stem rise in COVID cases

New York Attorney General Letitia James has criticized Governor Kathy Hochul for her alleged failure to deal with rising COVID-19 rates in the state. James, who announced his gubernatorial candidacy just three weeks ago, argues that with increasing case rates in upstate New York, state leaders must ” take immediate …

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India: Farmers beat Modi!

After a year-long battle, Indian farmers finally defeated the right-wing Modi government and its capitalist masters, forcing the repeal of their three reactionary farm laws. This is a great victory for the farmers which has been achieved through a courageous struggle, which has been tenaciously maintained since September 2020. There …

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Antimicrobial resistance calls for the brainpower of a space agency and the militant zeal of an NGO

The cost of infectious disease is somewhere between staggering and incalculable. Approximately $ 8 trillion and 156 million years of life were lost in 2016 alone. Throughout human history, plagues have wiped out more lives than famine and violence. Then, in 1941, the era of antibiotics began when doctors at …

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