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Ballot boxes taken to Beirut polling stations
AP, 14 May 2022
Lebanese authorities began distributing ballot boxes to polling stations around the country on Saturday, a day before parliamentary elections were to be held. (May 14)
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Why an oil embargo might not be the best way to harm Putin now
DW, 25 May 2022
Ricardo Hausmann, Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School, suggests that the EU should tax Russian oil.
Japan says North Korean missile launches a provocative act
Reuters, 25 May 2022
Japanese defense minister Nobuo Kishi said that a series of missile launches by North Korea is a provocative act that cannot be tolerated.
Advancing Russian troops aim to 'destroy everything' in Donbas: Zelensky
AFP, 25 May 2022
In his nightly address, Zelensky says that three months of war in Ukraine are "three months of war crimes by the Russian occupiers -- three months of their blows, destruction, b...
‘Shireen Abu Akleh’s life matters,’ Al Jazeera tells UN
Al Jazeera, 25 May 2022
Al Jazeera’s Washington bureau chief has called on the UN Security Council to ensure the protection of journalists, urging an independent and transparent probe into the killing ...
Texas school shooter was ‘flashing red’: Former FBI assistant director
FOX, 25 May 2022
Former FBI assistant director Chris Swecker shared his reaction
Cuba cautiously celebrates easing of US sanctions
AP, 25 May 2022
Cubans have greeted the easing of sanctions by the U.S., including the remittances limit allowed to be sent to relatives residing on the island.
Texas DPS: 19 Students, Two Teachers Killed In School Shooting
NBC, 25 May 2022
Texas DPS Lt. Chris Olivarez tells NBC News’ Morgan Chesky that 19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language reform
CA, 25 May 2022
Quebec has voted to adopt its controversial Bill 96 language law reform, aimed at protecting and promoting the French language by limiting the use of English.
Biden reacts to Texas shooting: 'Where in God's name is our backbone?'
CNN, 25 May 2022
President Joe Biden addressed the nation in the wake of a shooting at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school.
Stand With Parkland's Tony Montalto on "pragmatic" gun reform after Texas school shooting
CBS, 25 May 2022
Tony Montalto, whose daughter Gina was killed in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, says there are public safety measures that ...
China's Central Bank, Regulator Urge Banks to Boost Lending
Bloomberg, 25 May 2022
The People's Bank of China and the nation's banking regulator
Malaysia to ban the export of chickens from June 1
SCMP, 25 May 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Malaysia announced on May 23, 2022, that it will stop the export of chickens from June 1 to ensur...
Mass shooting at elementary school in Texas • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 25 May 2022
Fourteen children and one teacher were killed in a shooting at a Texas elementary school Tuesday, and the the 18-year-old gunman was dead, Gov.
Panama City receives $30-million cash in insurance settlement
WMBB, 25 May 2022
Panama City receives $30-million cash in insurance settlement.
The Gang Crackdown (full documentary)
Frontline, 25 May 2022
Numerous immigrant teens have gone missing on Long Island since 2016, all linked to the violent gang MS-13.
PM under pressure as Sue Gray prepares to hand in report on lockdown parties
ITV, 25 May 2022
The long-awaited Sue Gray report into partygate is expected to be released on Wednesday.
Hacked files reveal Chinese “shoot-to-kill” policy in Uighur detention camps
BBC, 25 May 2022
A huge collection of data including images linked to China’s mistreatment of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities has been handed to the BBC.
Rómulo Roux: Gobierno de Nito Cortizo es malo y desconectado | En Contexto
ECO, 25 May 2022
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BREAKING: 14 children and one teacher shot dead at Texas primary school
Sky, 25 May 2022
Fourteen children and one teacher have been killed in a shooting at a primary school in Texas, the state governor has said.
'Our civilisation may not survive' Ukraine invasion, says George Soros
Guardian, 25 May 2022
The world may not survive Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, former financier George Soros has warned, saying it threatens to become the start of a third world war.