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Leaders save at the UN General Assembly in the midst of the global crisis

The summit was forced online this year due to the pandemic and the 14-day quarantine regulations in New York City. Covid-19 threatened heavily during the first day of the event. Instead of meeting in person, UN officials, presidents and prime ministers sent pre-recorded speeches to celebrate the occasion. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and a series of …

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Hong Kong police tighten control over media with new Hong Kong accreditation rules

Hong Kong authorities have moved to further restrict the city’s free press by announcing to the police that they would no longer recognize certain types of media accreditation. Critics accused the police force of violating the constitutionally anchored free press by trying to create a government licensing system and reduce independent oversight of their activities. According to the announcement, the …

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Canada’s COVID-19 recovery plan to dominate Trudeau trontal | United States and Canada

Montreal, Canada – With an increasing number of new COVID-19 infections in Canada, the pandemic is expected to be the focus of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s widely expected throne this week. The throne, which opens each new parliamentary session and will be held by the Governor-General of Canada on Wednesday, will outline the government’s priorities for the coming months. …

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Mongolia’s most qualified eagle hunters

(CNN) – “Look over there. Do you see that man coming here?” asks Timur. “He looks so handsome.” Galloping towards us on a strong Mongolian horse is the nomad’s version of Brad Pitt returning home in “Legends of the Fall.” Tied inside a pinto jacket above richly embroidered pants, he really catches the eye. A fox fur hat warms his …

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Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas hold talks in Ankara Palestine

The two rivals will discuss ending the internal division and holding general elections. The Palestinian party Fatah, which dominates the Palestinian Authority (PA) government in the occupied West Bank, will meet a Hamas delegation in the Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday following a meeting with Palestinian faction leaders earlier this month. The two rivals will discuss the end of the …

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Siberian cult leader who claims to be Jesus arrested in Russia

A cult leader who describes himself as the reincarnation of Jesus has reportedly been arrested in Russia. Sergei Torop, 59, will be charged with organizing an illegal religion and extorting money from his cult members, whom he allegedly subjected to emotional abuse, The Guardian reported on Tuesday. Russia’s federal security forces conducted a special operation involving helicopters and armed officers …

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Australia’s election campaign: 470 animals now stranded in Tasmania’s record

image copyrightBILAL RASHID / REUTERS captionThe humpback whales have been stranded on the west coast of Tasmania The Australian state of Tasmania has registered its largest election stranding ever after more were found stranded during a major rescue operation. Since Monday, an estimated 470 pilot whales have been spotted stranded on Tasmania’s west coast. Most of the 200 whales in …

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Russia’s troops fall near the western border in Belarus Drills guarded by the United States

Russian airborne troops fell from the sky near Belarus’s western border on Tuesday as part of joint exercises guarded by the US military with political instability in the Eastern European nation. The combined paratrooper exercises in Russia and Belarus are part of the exercises for the Slavic Brotherhood 2020 which are being carried out in the latter country’s city of …

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