U.S., E.U. set to impose sanctions on Russia

The U.S. and the European Union are expected to impose coordinated sanctions on Russia as early as Tuesday for the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his arrest and detention that followed, three sources familiar with the planning said. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not otherwise authorized to speak More...

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Angelina Jolie sells artwork by Winston Churchill for record-setting $11.5M

LONDON — A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction Monday for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Alexei Navalny, leading Putin critic, begins prison sentence

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Alexei Navalny, opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, began his two and a half year sentence at one of Russia’s More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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World Health Organization says pandemic won’t end this year

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Officials at the World Health Organization say it’s “unrealistic” to expect the Covid-19 pandemic to end in 2021, More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Brazil’s Indigenous communities mourn elders’ deaths and the loss of their knowledge

RIO DE JANEIRO – In January last year, Indigenous journalist Ihunovoti Terena interviewed elders from tribes across Brazil at an Indigenous gathering in Piaruçu, a village in Mato Grosso state. When the More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Prince Harry tells Oprah he feared ‘history repeating itself’ before leaving the royal family

LONDON — Prince Harry’s biggest fear before leaving the royal family was “history repeating itself” over the intense scrutiny faced by his late mother, Princess Diana, according to a clip released ahead More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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At least 18 dead on bloodiest day of Myanmar protests, U.N. says

Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 18 people were killed, the U.N. human rights office said. Police More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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‘We all need to work together’ on climate, economics and Covid

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks working with President More...

By admin On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Protesters shot dead in Myanmar police crackdown

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. A police crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Myanmar left at least 18 people dead Sunday. Footage uploaded to social More...

By admin On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Dozens of pro-democracy activists detained and charged with subversion in Hong Kong

Dozens of pro-democracy activists and opposition figures were charged with conspiracy to commit subversion in Hong Kong Sunday, in the largest single crackdown on the opposition under the national security law More...