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VkusVill: Russian retail chain criticised for removing LGBT family from ad campaign

A Russian retail chain has been criticised for removing and apologising for an advert that featured a lesbian family. VkusVill, an organic grocers chain, initially...

Dominic Cummings: Ex-PM advisor says UK COVID-19 strategy was ‘out of control’

Boris Johnson's former chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, said that the UK prime minister considered COVID-19 to be a "scare story" and that the government's...

Mark Rutte’s party gains most seats in Dutch general election

Prime Minister Mark Rutte's political party won the most seats in the Dutch parliament, according to a preliminary forecast by ANP news agency based...

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Qatar Labour Ministry criticise Amnesty International

Doha: The Ministry of Labour has issued a statement in response to Amnesty's report “Reality Check 2021: A Year to the 2022 WorldCup”, stating...

Taiwan May Top Biden – Xi Call, But Experts Say Not to Expect Much

TAIPEI —  Taiwan is expected to top the agenda when U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet virtually late Monday in Washington...

Kenyan, Ethiopian Leaders Discuss Tigray Conflict Ahead of Blinken Visit

NAIROBI —  U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken departs for Kenya on Monday, the first stop on a three-nation tour of Africa. Blinken will meet...

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What’s on the Agenda when Biden Meets Xi

U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are due to hold a virtual meeting Monday evening in what the White House says...

US and Allies Blast China’s Trade Policies in WTO Forum

WASHINGTON —  The United States and a number of its closest allies have used a periodic review of China’s trade policy by the World Trade...

NYC school bus workers union warns of driver shortage for upcoming school year

A shortage of drivers for New York City’s school buses could gum up the works as the first day of school approaches. Michael Cordiello, the...

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US and Allies Blast China’s Trade Policies in WTO Forum

WASHINGTON —  The United States and a number of its closest allies have used a periodic review of China’s trade policy by the World Trade...

Biden: ‘Very Optimistic’ on Approval for Social Safety Net Spending Plan

WASHINGTON —  U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday he is "very optimistic" on completing a deal this week on his pared-down social safety net spending...

Think Tank: UAE remains key Middle East money laundering hub

A report by Tactics Institiute For Security and Counter Terrorism criticised the continued money laundering activities in United Arab Emirates and called for strict...

US Envoy: Solution on Migration From Haiti Has to Be Led by US, Mexico

MEXICO CITY —  A solution on a new wave of migration from Haiti has to be led by both the United States and Mexico, the...

Green Card Lottery Reopens; Past Winners Still in Limbo

As the U.S. government officially opens its diversity visa lottery program at the start of a new fiscal year, thousands of past winners from...

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