Dozens killed, some decapitated, in suspected rebel attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo

An armed group shot civilians and decapitated others with machetes in Ambedi, a village in Irumu territory in Ituri province, said Christophe Munyanderu, regional coordinator for the NGO Convention pour le respect de droit de l’homme, or Convention for the Respect of Human Rights. A spokesman for the Armed Forces of the DRC in Ituri […]

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Federal government executes Corey Johnson following prolonged legal fight

Johnson was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing seven people in 1992 as a part of the drug trade in Virginia. The weeks preceding his execution were defined by a tense legal battle after he contracted Covid-19 while on death row. In his final statement, Johnson apologized for his crimes and told […]

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Ukrainian allegations of Russian post-Maidan wrongdoing in disputed Crimea to be heard in part by European Court of Human Rights

One of Europe’s top international tribunals will consider a complaint brought by Ukraine into alleged human rights breaches by Russian authorities on the disputed Crimean Peninsula, according to a ruling published on Thursday. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has determined that part of the case, relating to events following the 2014 Maidan uprising […]

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Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to IMPEACH Biden on his first day in office, says she’ll be ‘voice of ignored voters’

Freshman Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) has pledged to bring articles of impeachment against Joe Biden on his very first day in office, mirroring a similar move by Democrats early on in Trump’s presidency. The upstart legislator said on Wednesday night that she would immediately push for impeachment one day after Biden’s inauguration on January […]

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Putin Orders Mass Coronavirus Vaccination Next Week – The Moscow Times

President Vladimir Putin has on Wednesday ordered the mass vaccination of Russians against coronavirus amid reports of a slower-than-expected initial rollout. Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova, who is in charge of Russia’s Covid-19 response efforts, said the mass vaccination will begin on Monday. “We need to move from large-scale to mass vaccination,” Putin said at […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan says it respects decision to cancel US visit

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it “understood and respected” a decision by the US State Department to cancel a visit to the island by the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs regrets that the US Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft cannot lead a delegation to […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Travelers

Here’s what you need to know: Travelers arriving at Terminal 4 at J.F.K. International Airport in New York last month.Credit…Kena Betancur/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Before boarding their flights, all international passengers headed to the United States will first need to show proof of a negative coronavirus test, according to a new federal policy going […]

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Peru: UN rights office decries excessive use of force in November protests

Officers did not distinguish between the mainly peaceful protestors and a minority who allegedly acted violently, according to the study.  🇵🇪 #Peru: Police used unnecessary and excessive force when dealing with protests in November 2020 – New report finds police officers did not distinguish between peaceful protesters, who were in the majority, and a minority […]

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Khalistan supporters have infiltrated farmer’s protest: Attorney general to SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Attorney general (AG) K K Venugopal on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Khalistan supporters have infiltrated the farmer’s protest against the three farm laws. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian told the AG that if there is infiltration by a […]

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