Head of Belarusian exile group found dead in Kiev

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Vitaly Shishov, the head of the Kiev-based Belarusian House in Ukraine (BDU) organization, was reported missing by his partner on Monday after going for a run, police said. By Tuesday morning, the activist was found hanged in a forested area of a park near his Kiev home. Ukrainian police opened a criminal case […]

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From Hannibal Hector to Batman, here’s how Team USA’ masks in Tokyo Olympics are grabbing attention

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Among the many countries, the US athletes made headlines after they were spotted wearing some bizarre-looking masks during the event The ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2021 has given social media plenty to discuss and talk about. From premature celebrations, cardboard beds and even marriage proposals, the mega sporting event has given viewers many surprises. […]

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Thousands join Pride event in Hungary as LGBTQ people face growing hostility

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Andras Szolnoki, 55, an anthropologist from the eastern city of Debrecen, said he joined the march in rebuke to “Orbán’s regime and for the rights of LGBTQI people who have been targeted by the government for the last four years.” For Szolnoki, only a “revolutionary approach” would change the status quo in Hungary, […]

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British-Pakistani citizen to be tried for attempt to assassinate anti-Pakistan Army blogger

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The trial comes on the back of the deaths of two exiled Pakistani dissidents—Karima Baloch and Sajid Husain Baloch— that investigators claim were suicides, but activists suspect may have been murders. Representational image. Reuters New Delhi: A London man is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, to face trial on charges of […]

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Biden administration launching operation to help relocate Afghans who helped United States

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Flights for Afghan special immigrant visa (SIV) applicants “who are already in the pipeline will begin in the last week of July,” according to a senior administration official. “At President Biden’s direction, the United States is launching Operation Allies Refuge to support relocation flights for interested and eligible Afghan nationals and their families […]

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Explained: Why Haiti president Jovenel Moise’s killing threatens to plunge troubled nation into deeper crisis

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr For the time being, interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph in in-charge of Haiti, but even his position is not clear as President Jovenel Moise had named a new prime minister — Ariel Henry, a neurosurgeon — the day before he was assassinated People protest against the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse near […]

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Didi stock tumbles after China suspends registration of new users

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The suspension comes just two days after China’s largest ride-hailing service, which forced Uber out of mainland China five years ago, went public on the NYSE in the biggest US share offering by a Chinese company since Alibaba debuted in 2014. China put the suspension in place “to prevent the expansion of risk” […]

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Renovated Harry Truman museum and library in Missouri set to reopen in July with COVID-19 restrictions-Living News , Firstpost

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The previous museum had showcased Truman’s political life and presidency and relegated his personal life in Missouri to the basement. Now, his story is told in a more linear way. Museum director Kurt Graham leads a tour of the Harry S Truman Presidential Library and Museum Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in Independence, Mo. […]

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Taiwan’s foreign minister says ‘we need to prepare’ for military conflict with China

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The incursion — by 28 Chinese warplanes including fighter jets and bombers — did not violate Taiwanese sovereign airspace or international law, but it was seen as show of strength by China’s People’s Liberation Army. “As Taiwan decision makers, we cannot take any chances, we have to be prepared,” Wu told CNN in […]

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Father’s Day 2021: From Kramer Vs Kramer to Piku, a look at 10 movies that celebrate fatherhood-World News , Firstpost

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr An occasion for celebrating fatherhood, Father’s Day is usually observed in India on the third Sunday of June. This year, it will be celebrated on 20 June Fathers Day is celebrated to acknowledge and appreciate the role of fatherhood on the third Sunday of June. As art imitates life, there have been many […]

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