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Russia comments on claims it is ‘aggressor’ in Kazakhstan
January 12, 2022, 7:49 AM
Allegations that Russia is playing the role of an “aggressor” during the upheaval in Kazakhstan are nonsense, the foreign ministry has insisted, following the deployment of a Moscow-led peacekeeping mission to quell violence. Read Full Article at
Aussie presenter brands Djokovic ‘lying, sneaky a**hole’ in extraordinary leaked footage (VIDEO)
January 12, 2022, 7:46 AM
Australian TV anchors Mike Amor and Rebecca Maddern have been filmed attacking Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic over his visa saga in hot-mic footage which soon spread across the internet. Read Full Article at
Passenger breaks into cockpit, tries to jump out of plane (VIDEO)
January 12, 2022, 7:44 AM
An American Airlines crew has helped to subdue an unruly passenger who broke into a cockpit before takeoff and tried to climb out through the plane’s window. The flight was delayed for several hours. Read Full Article at
Expiration date on nearly 1 million old Covid tests extended
January 12, 2022, 5:24 AM
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lengthened the shelf-life for around 800,000 expired coronavirus tests that have sat in a warehouse in Florida for months, giving state health officials more time to use them up. Read Full Article at
EU to hold large-scale cyber attack drill – media
January 12, 2022, 4:12 AM
The European Union will soon stage a far-reaching cyber security exercise intended to prepare for an attack that affects the continent’s distribution networks, Bloomberg reported, noting the drill will be held over several weeks. Read Full Article at
Djokovic addresses claims he misled Australian officials
January 12, 2022, 4:12 AM
Novak Djokovic called his decision to attend an interview with a newspaper after testing positive for Covid-19 an “error of judgment,” but dismissed a separate travel declaration mix-up as an “administrative mistake.” Read Full Article at
US states to host simulated ‘guerilla war’
January 12, 2022, 1:40 AM
The US military is set to hold expansive combat drills across North and South Carolina, warning residents that special operations trainees may fire off blank rounds and flares while simulating battle against “guerrilla” forces. Read Full Article at
Nearly half of Ontario’s ‘Covid-19 patients’ admitted for reasons unrelated to virus
January 12, 2022, 1:07 AM
Ontario, Canada has acknowledged that many of the people reported to be hospitalized with Covid-19 were actually admitted because of other health conditions and were incidentally found to be infected with the virus. Read Full Article at
Biden backs calls to abolish key Senate procedure
January 12, 2022, 12:16 AM
US President Joe Biden has called for the Senate to change the rule requiring 60 votes to move a bill forward, saying it was the only way to pass the two Democrat initiatives federalizing elections and ensure “majority rule.” Read Full Article at
North Korea claims another ‘hypersonic missile’ test
January 11, 2022, 11:44 PM
North Korea said it successfully tested a new hypersonic missile, with leader Kim Jong-un reportedly present for the launch. Officials in Seoul have claimed the weapon was an upgraded model of a system tested last week. Read Full Article at
Judge rules on Facebook antitrust lawsuit
January 11, 2022, 11:30 PM
The same federal judge who dismissed the first FTC antitrust lawsuit against Facebook has now allowed the amended complaint against Meta to move ahead, saying it was “more robust and detailed.” Read Full Article at
Saudi-led coalition accused of trying to pass Iraq War footage as ‘evidence’ in Yemen
January 11, 2022, 11:15 PM
Saudi Arabia and a coalition of allies have been accused of presenting footage from a documentary on the Iraq War as proof of alleged missile smuggling at the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, which is still held by Houthi rebels. Read Full Article at
Unvaccinated to face special tax in Canada
January 11, 2022, 11:14 PM
Fresh from banning people who refuse to get vaccinated against Covid-19 from entering liquor stores or cannabis shops, Canada’s Quebec province is unveiling a new health tax for the unjabbed. Read Full Article at
Pedophilia is misunderstood, USA Today claims, then deletes tweets
January 11, 2022, 9:53 PM
One of America’s largest newspapers has deleted a social media discussion of pedophilia after stirring outrage by claiming growing scientific consensus that sexual attraction to children is “determined in the womb.” Read Full Article at
British monarch’s residence to become no-fly zone
January 11, 2022, 9:27 PM
Airspace over Windsor Castle, currently the main residence of the UK’s Queen Elizabeth, will become a no-fly zone later this month, police have said, just weeks after a security breach at the site. Read Full Article at
Helicopter with infant on board pulls off ‘miracle’ crash landing
January 11, 2022, 9:09 PM
A medical helicopter transporting an infant to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia crashed in a nearby suburb, narrowly missing power lines and a church. Everyone on board survived without life-threatening injuries. Read Full Article at
US sets new record for Covid-19 hospitalizations
January 11, 2022, 8:56 PM
The US has broken its previous record for Covid-19 hospitalizations, counting 145,982 patients currently in the hospital with the virus as of Tuesday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Read Full Article at
Biden administration forms new unit to target domestic terrorists
January 11, 2022, 8:35 PM
The DOJ is ramping up its efforts to combat domestic terrorism, forming a specialized unit to address what it sees as growing threats of attacks from within the American populace. Read Full Article at
Kanye West plans to meet Putin – reports
January 11, 2022, 8:13 PM
According to reports, Ye will soon journey to Russia to put on shows, meet with President Vladimir Putin, and pursue business deals with Russian moguls – the logical next step for the artist who once called himself “Young Putin.” Read Full Article at
Italian police uncover fake ‘green passes’ network
January 11, 2022, 8:01 PM
Police in Italy have arrested a nurse on suspicion of “simulating” administering a Covid-19 inoculation as part of an illegal network to provide anti-vaccine bribers with sought-after 'green passes.' Read Full Article at
WHO experts criticize ‘repeated booster’ strategy
January 11, 2022, 7:49 PM
Using the original vaccines against Covid-19 as boosters against emerging variants is the wrong approach, said a WHO expert group, adding that the world needs new vaccines that protect against infection and transmission. Read Full Article at
Czech veteran kicked out of Australia expresses Djokovic hopes
January 11, 2022, 7:41 PM
Czech tennis player Renata Voracova wants compensation from Tennis Australia and spoke of her horror at being detained Down Under, although she hopes Novak Djokovic is still be able to defend his Australian Open crown. Read Full Article at
World’s ‘most powerful passports’ revealed
January 11, 2022, 7:28 PM
Citizens of Japan and Singapore hold the most travel-friendly passports, according to a new ranking of passport strength that warns of a growing gap in travel freedoms enjoyed by rich nations versus those afforded to poor ones. Read Full Article at
Afghanistan’s envoy to China steps down after months without pay
January 11, 2022, 7:25 PM
The envoy of the now-defunct US-backed Afghan government to China has announced his resignation, signaling the impending takeover of the mission by a Taliban official. Read Full Article at
New documents allege Fauci funded gain-of-function research in China
January 11, 2022, 7:01 PM
New documents published by Project Veritas claim that White House Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci directly funded controversial research into bat coronaviruses in China. Fauci has previously denied this. Read Full Article at
CNN wonders whether media is ‘out of touch’
January 11, 2022, 6:51 PM
CNN has turned introspective, apparently discovering that most Americans have tuned out its coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic, reflecting a disconnect between legacy media outlets and the general public. Read Full Article at
Khabib coach states terms for Jake Paul to join fabled gym
January 11, 2022, 6:33 PM
Respected MMA coach Javier Mendez has poured cold water on Jake Paul's plans to roll up at the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) which helped forge Russian UFC lightweight icon Khabib Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at
Fauci confronts Rand Paul over murder plot
January 11, 2022, 6:16 PM
Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) has accused Dr. Anthony Fauci of being responsible for over 800,000 US deaths from the coronavirus. The Biden administration’s covid czar said Paul’s criticism put his life in danger. Read Full Article at
Elderly man gets 12 Covid vaccines in one year
January 11, 2022, 6:12 PM
An Indian senior has been detained by the authorities after getting a dozen of Covid shots, which he claims have had a very positive effect on his health beyond keeping him safe from the virus. Read Full Article at
Russia & US have already agreed on Ukrainian membership of NATO – MP
January 11, 2022, 6:02 PM
Kiev’s long-term lobbying campaign to join NATO is doomed to fail because the US has already decided to block its membership, a Ukrainian lawmaker has claimed ahead of negotiations between Russia and the military bloc this week. Read Full Article at
Russia hits back at US ‘disinformation’ accusations
January 11, 2022, 5:57 PM
Russia is making no attempts to spread disinformation about ongoing negotiations with the US, the country’s embassy in Washington has insisted, responding to comments made earlier this week by the White House's Press Secretary. Read Full Article at
Signal CEO resigns, WhatsApp co-founder to take over
January 11, 2022, 5:49 PM
Co-founder of Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp Brian Acton has been tapped to take over from Moxie Marlinspike as CEO of Signal, a popular encrypted messaging app with funding ties to the US State Department. Read Full Article at
America ‘torpedoed’ Nord Stream 2 for its own interests – Saxony PM
January 11, 2022, 5:36 PM
The US has derailed the controversial natural gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 simply because of its own economic interests, and Germany must realize that it is dependent on Russian gas, the Prime Minister of Saxony said on Monday. Read Full Article at
Russian skating icon refuses to comment on ‘freaks’ as non-binary US star set for Olympics
January 11, 2022, 5:31 PM
Ice dancing icon Alexander Zhulin says he is confused by aspects of non-binary figure skater Timothy LeDuc’s participation at the Beijing Winter Olympics, although others from Russia have responded more positively to the American. Read Full Article at
Condom giant hit by Covid lockdowns
January 11, 2022, 5:14 PM
Malaysian company Karex Berhad, which produces more than 5.5 billion condoms annually, said it will diversify into the booming medical glove manufacturing business to boost revenues as demand for its production has declined. Read Full Article at
US Constitution backs ban on ‘Black Lives Matter’ masks, grocery chain claims
January 11, 2022, 5:14 PM
Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market (WFM) has fired back at the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), insisting it has a constitutional right to ban employees from wearing apparel with non-company-related slogans and logos. Read Full Article at
Kazakhstan shows US influence is on the wane
January 11, 2022, 5:12 PM
The bloody civil conflict in Kazakhstan, and the speed with which it has spiraled, has taken the world by surprise – so much so that politicians and analysts seem to have struggled to come up with narratives to describe events. Read Full Article at
Russia could soon get ‘kick in the balls’ – MEP
January 11, 2022, 5:08 PM
A Polish Member of the European Parliament has said that Russia will get “a kick in the balls” if it tries to assert control of his country, after Moscow warned NATO was trying to fill the gap left by the fall of the USSR. Read Full Article at
Uncontrolled fire decimates homes in slum (VIDEO)
January 11, 2022, 4:56 PM
A fire has swept through a poor neighborhood in the city of Iquique, in the north of Chile. Some 300 people were affected by the blaze, according to local news, but there were no reports of fatalities or injuries. Read Full Article at
WHO warns we’re not ready to treat Covid like flu
January 11, 2022, 4:55 PM
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) senior emergency officer for Europe has urged governments not to treat Covid as endemic, due to the risk of the virus “evolving quite quickly” and presenting “new challenges.” Read Full Article at
‘Monster’ black hole found in dwarf galaxy
January 11, 2022, 4:38 PM
Astronomers have found a “supermassive” black hole containing around 200,000 times the mass of the Sun. This “monster” buried in the dust and gas of a dwarf galaxy could add to knowledge about the size and origin of black holes. Read Full Article at
GOP candidate wants ban on Chinese students in Texas
January 11, 2022, 4:37 PM
Republican House candidate Shelley Luther has angered Democrats and drawn accusations of racism for arguing that Chinese students should be banned from studying in Texas. She insists “communists” have no place in US universities. Read Full Article at
China wants Russia to help keen 'external forces' out of Central Asia
January 11, 2022, 4:23 PM
Moscow and Beijing should work together to resist external interference in Central Asia, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday, following accusations that foreign nationals were involved in recent unrest in Kazakhstan. Read Full Article at
Salah explains stance in Liverpool contract impasse
January 11, 2022, 4:15 PM
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has insisted he is not 'asking for crazy stuff' as part of negotiations for a new contract at the Anfield club. Read Full Article at
Belarusian skiers explain why they believe they've been banned
January 11, 2022, 4:12 PM
Two Belarusian athletes prohibited from competing in cross-country skiing events by the national ski union say they have been sidelined due to their perceived support for opposition politics, and not due to sporting merit. Read Full Article at
Law allowing non-citizens to vote in US challenged in court
January 11, 2022, 4:09 PM
A law that will allow nearly 1 million non-citizen permanent residents of New York City to vote in city elections has been challenged by the state’s Republican Party, who are suing to declare the statute unconstitutional. Read Full Article at
Country short on chicken & Omicron is to blame
January 11, 2022, 4:04 PM
Chicken meat has become the latest victim of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, with shelves all over Australia sitting empty and KFC forced to slash its menu due to staff shortages at poultry supplier Ingham’s. Read Full Article at
Gitmo ‘as American as apple pie,’ former inmate says
January 11, 2022, 4:00 PM
While publicly demonstrating intentions to shut down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Republican and Democratic US presidents alike kept the notorious prison running for two decades, Moazzam Begg told RT. Read Full Article at
Washington says it won't consider Russian proposal to end NATO expansion
January 11, 2022, 3:54 PM
Washington will not consider Russian proposals to legally prohibit the eastward expansion of the NATO military bloc, and has no intention of even discussing the idea, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Monday. Read Full Article at
Charlie Hebdo attack anniversary marked by controversy
January 11, 2022, 3:53 PM
President Macron has reportedly chosen Paris to host the future European House of Press Cartoon and Satirical Drawing. The announcement marks the seventh anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack and a rally of unity. Read Full Article at
Dutch ice queen eyes Olympic glory after latest success
January 11, 2022, 3:51 PM
New European speed skating champion Jutta Leerdam is targeting gold for the Netherlands at the Beijing Winter Games in February – and wants her sporting brilliance to eclipse her social media stardom. Read Full Article at
Alleged parliament arsonist charged with terrorism
January 11, 2022, 3:22 PM
A South African man accused of starting a devastating fire that tore through the national parliament in Cape Town is facing an additional charge of terrorism over the January 2 blaze. Read Full Article at
Intel called out for ‘cowardice’ by US senator
January 11, 2022, 3:09 PM
Florida Senator Marco Rubio lashed out at Intel after reports that it quietly bowed down to pressure from Beijing over alleged forced labor in Xinjiang.   Read Full Article at
Omicron revelation surfaces in Canadian wastewater
January 11, 2022, 3:05 PM
Scientists in Nova Scotia, Canada have said they started detecting the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in local wastewater before it was officially discovered in South Africa in late November. Read Full Article at
Global financial body issues forecast on pandemic recovery
January 11, 2022, 3:03 PM
New research from the World Economic Forum (WEF) warns that the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic may take years to reign in and sheds light on major concerns regarding the future from the globe’s economic elite. Read Full Article at
Ukraine bans top TikTok star
January 11, 2022, 2:36 PM
One of Russia’s most famous bloggers has claimed that he has been dubbed “the enemy” by Ukraine after being turned away from entering the country at Boryspil Airport, in the capital Kiev. Read Full Article at
Mind power theories & temper tantrums: Novak Djokovic’s biggest scandals
January 11, 2022, 2:36 PM
Tennis icon Novak Djokovic is in the headlines again because of his Australian Open vaccine exemption row – but as we explain, this isn’t his first rodeo in a glittering career with no shortage of controversies. Read Full Article at
Model sues company over look-alike sex doll
January 11, 2022, 2:30 PM
An Israeli Instagram model is seeking legal action after a Chinese company produced a sex doll in her likeness. The life-sized toy has her beauty mark under the lip and even shares her name. Read Full Article at
Tucker Carlson compares Pelosi to Michael Jackson
January 11, 2022, 2:13 PM
Conservatives laughed and liberals fumed as Tucker Carlson claimed with a straight face to have seen pop legend Michael Jackson alive and well and on CBS News. It wasn’t a ghost, but an allegedly cosmetically enhanced Pelosi. Read Full Article at
Mega merger in peril over EU energy fears
January 11, 2022, 2:07 PM
The European Union's antitrust regulator is getting ready to stop a $2 billion merger between two of the world’s leading LNG cargo shipbuilders, citing anti-competitive behavior. Read Full Article at
Ivy League schools acting like ‘price-fixing cartel,’ lawsuit says
January 11, 2022, 1:58 PM
Sixteen top US universities, including a number of prestigious Ivy League schools, have been accused of violating antitrust laws by working together to decide how much financial help should be awarded to prospective students. Read Full Article at
‘American Idol’ contestant runs for Congress again
January 11, 2022, 1:52 PM
After having lost his previous bid in 2014, former ‘American Idol’ contestant Clay Aiken wants to run again this year, vowing to challenge white supremacy, racism, homophobia, climate change, income inequality, and healthcare. Read Full Article at
Aussie ace bets he has Covid in bizarre on-court wager with umpire (VIDEO)
January 11, 2022, 1:29 PM
Australian tennis bad boy Bernard Tomic said he was certain to return a positive coronavirus test as he attempted to make a wager with an umpire before crashing out of Australian Open qualifying. Read Full Article at
Country shatters records with 1.35 million daily Covid cases
January 11, 2022, 1:27 PM
The US shattered all records on Monday with a whopping 1.35 million new Covid-19 cases recorded. The news comes as hospitalizations with the infection also broke records. Read Full Article at
WATCH police pepper-spraying ‘violent hooligans’ at anti-lockdown march
January 11, 2022, 1:19 PM
Protests broke out across the German state of Saxony on Monday night, with three officers in the city of Bautzen sustaining injuries after the anti-lockdown demonstrators bombarded police with cobblestones and bottles. Read Full Article at
Russia ‘spoon-fed’ security proposals to US at summit – media
January 11, 2022, 1:09 PM
Russia used the talks in Geneva on Monday to carefully lay out its concerns on European security to the American negotiators, a source close to Moscow’s team told local media. Read Full Article at
20 years of Gitmo an affront to ‘all humanity,’ never-charged ex-prisoner tells RT
January 11, 2022, 1:06 PM
The abuses and injustices committed at Guantanamo Bay military prison hurt not only people locked up there, but the world in general, former prisoner Mansoor Adayfi believes. He spoke to RT as the jail turned 20. Read Full Article at
Millionaire murderer caught on hot mic dies in prison
January 11, 2022, 1:00 PM
The disgraced multimillionaire real-estate heir and convicted murderer died at 78 in a California hospital of natural causes “associated with the litany of medical issues” that had previously been reported. Read Full Article at
Pope weighs in on morality of Covid vaccination
January 11, 2022, 12:46 PM
The Pope has given his strongest backing yet to the Covid vaccine, siding with the Vatican’s coronavirus advisory board and calling it a “moral obligation,” urging people to show “respect for the health” of others. Read Full Article at
Smiling Raducanu avoids complete humiliation but still gets thrashed by Kazakh rival (VIDEO)
January 11, 2022, 12:25 PM
British teenager Emma Raducanu afforded herself a smile as she avoided a whitewash but still suffered a big defeat against Russian-born Kazakh star Elena Rybakina at the Sydney International. Read Full Article at
WHO gives grim prediction on Omicron spread
January 11, 2022, 12:04 PM
The World Health Organization has said current modelling suggests that more than half of the population of Europe will be infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the next six to eight weeks. Read Full Article at
Presidential hopeful says no to ‘politically correct propaganda’ in schools
January 11, 2022, 12:04 PM
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UK govt’s lockdown-breaching party sparks ‘WTF?’ reaction
January 11, 2022, 11:25 AM
Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has blasted the UK government for holding a drinks event in the Downing Street garden during the first lockdown, declaring, “what tf were any of these people thinking?” Read Full Article at
‘Сuddle’ pets for warmth, energy firm tells clients
January 11, 2022, 11:22 AM
One of the UK’s largest energy suppliers has been forced to apologize after sending “insulting” energy-saving tips to customers that suggested they could save on heating bills by ‘cuddling’ their pets and “doing a few star jumps.” Read Full Article at
Crypto CEO is now one of world’s richest
January 11, 2022, 11:14 AM
Changpeng Zhao, the man behind the major crypto exchange Binance, has a net worth of nearly $100 billion, but plans to give most of it away. Read Full Article at
Taiwanese F-16 fighter jet vanishes
January 11, 2022, 11:07 AM
An F-16V fighter jet, the most advanced aircraft in the Taiwanese Air Force fleet, has gone missing, with witnesses claiming that they saw the aircraft crash into the sea. A search and rescue operation is ongoing. Read Full Article at
Cops hunted Pokemon instead of robbers
January 11, 2022, 11:04 AM
Two Los Angeles police officers lost an appeal against their firing on Friday, after reportedly playing the ‘Pokemon GO’ mobile game while cruising the city’s streets instead of responding to a call about a robbery. Read Full Article at
Major retailer imposes ‘purchase limits’ on toilet paper
January 11, 2022, 11:00 AM
Major Australian supermarket chain Coles has introduced a “fair” purchasing quota per shopper in order to tackle a wave of panic buying amid a rise in Covid-19 cases and supply chain problems. Read Full Article at
Wife of NBA icon Curry responds to ‘open marriage’ rumors
January 11, 2022, 11:00 AM
The wife of Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry, Ayesha, has addressed rumors that the couple is in an open relationship, labeling the speculation 'disrespectful'. Read Full Article at
International travel to recover soon – forecast
January 11, 2022, 10:49 AM
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes has said worldwide travel is likely to rebound strongly despite progress being slowed by the Covid-19 Omicron variant. Read Full Article at
WATCH: Djokovic team send signal to cameras as star trains in Australia
January 11, 2022, 10:41 AM
Serbian ace Novak Djokovic continued to make up for lost time as he hit the courts for a practice session at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday, with the world number one’s team seemingly having a message for cameras circling overhead. Read Full Article at
Crypto ATMs in hot water for alleged human & drug trafficking
January 11, 2022, 9:51 AM
A report by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) suggests tightening registration requirements for crypto kiosks, which are blamed for increased cases of human and drug trafficking. Read Full Article at
Germany must treat Ukraine like Israel – Kiev
January 11, 2022, 9:44 AM
Germany has a moral responsibility for the future of Ukraine and is therefore obliged to sell Kiev arms so the country can defend itself against purported Russian aggression, its ambassador to Berlin has claimed. Read Full Article at
ATP makes renewed vaccination plea in wake of Djokovic debacle
January 11, 2022, 9:38 AM
Novak Djokovic’s Australian visa row has been “damaging” to all involved, according to the ATP, which issued a renewed plea for tennis stars to get vaccinated. Read Full Article at
‘Most important’ scientific mission for Russia in 2022 named
January 11, 2022, 9:37 AM
The launch of the ground-breaking Luna 25 moon lander mission is set to become the most important milestone for Russian science this year, the president of the country’s Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev has said. Read Full Article at
20mn on lockdown after Omicron alert
January 11, 2022, 9:26 AM
A Covid outbreak has seen a third city in China placed into lockdown, bringing the total number of residents confined to their homes nationwide to around 20 million. Read Full Article at
North’s missile tests ‘threaten peace’ – South Korea
January 11, 2022, 9:10 AM
South Korea has urged Pyongyang to return to dialogue after it reported that North Korea fired a second ballistic missile in six days. The negotiations to limit Pyongyang’s missile program stalled in 2019. Read Full Article at
Djokovic facing new threat in Australian visa row
January 11, 2022, 8:22 AM
World number one Novak Djokovic is being investigated by the Australian Border Force over claims he provided incorrect information on his travel form to enter the country, in a fresh twist to the tennis star’s deportation drama. Read Full Article at
Kazakhstan reveals departure of Russian-led forces
January 11, 2022, 8:16 AM
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) peacekeeping mission in Kazakhstan was a success, and the multinational deployment will begin a gradual withdrawal in two days, Nur-Sultan said on Tuesday. Read Full Article at
Nord Stream 2 still does not meet EU requirements – Berlin
January 11, 2022, 7:29 AM
The controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline project does not yet meet European Union requirements for certification, and the process will remain suspended until the operator makes changes, Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday. Read Full Article at
Australian official issues update as Djokovic deportation drama drags on
January 11, 2022, 7:20 AM
Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is still “thoroughly” considering Novak Djokovic’s case as the world number one battles deportation from the country in a visa row. Read Full Article at
Russia & China set new historical record – Moscow
January 11, 2022, 7:09 AM
Despite personal relations and logistics being disrupted by Covid-19, Russia and China's joint commercial turnover in 2021 exceeded pre-pandemic levels and has broken records, Moscow’s trade representative to Beijing has revealed. Read Full Article at
US blood supply ‘lowest in recent years’
January 11, 2022, 6:50 AM
Blood banks across the US have been hit by staffing shortages and drops in donor turnout due to the surge in Covid-19 cases and adverse weather, the American Red Cross has warned. Read Full Article at
US airline promises non-binary options after discrimination accusation
January 11, 2022, 6:43 AM
Delta Air Lines has promised to offer ‘non-binary’ as a passenger gender option for boarding passes this year after an American woman complained on social media that her non-binary child could not purchase a ticket. Read Full Article at
Chicago teachers agree to resume in-person lessons
January 11, 2022, 5:42 AM
Chicago public schools are set to continue in-person classes after the city’s teachers union backed a plan with the local school district to establish new pandemic safety measures, ending a standoff that lasted nearly a week. Read Full Article at
Death row inmates sue to be killed by firing squad
January 11, 2022, 5:40 AM
Two death row inmates in the US state of Oklahoma are petitioning a judge to allow a firing squad as an alternative to lethal injection, arguing it would be quicker and have less room for error than the current mode of execution. Read Full Article at
EU Parliament president dead at 65
January 11, 2022, 4:06 AM
The EU Parliament president has died in an Italian hospital where he was being treated since late December, his spokesman said. The official was suffering from a “serious complication” resulting from an immune system condition. Read Full Article at
Voting groups vow to boycott Biden speech
January 11, 2022, 3:35 AM
Four activist groups have agreed to boycott an upcoming speech by President Joe Biden in Atlanta, Georgia, urging other Democrats to continue to snub visits by the POTUS until he makes good on election reforms promises. Read Full Article at
Boosted Mexican president gets Covid again
January 11, 2022, 2:48 AM
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has announced he tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time in under a year and will now carry out his duties from quarantine. Read Full Article at
Facebook mandates Covid boosters
January 11, 2022, 1:56 AM
Employees at Meta will have to show proof that they received a Covid-19 vaccine booster, with the company citing its effectiveness. Meta is now set to reopen its offices in March. Read Full Article at

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