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  • POLITICO Brussels Playbook: Belarus boiling over — Europe on fire — Lebanon band-aid 05 Aug 2021 06:26 Politico.eu POLITICO’s must-read briefing on what’s driving the day in Brussels. By SARAH ANNE AARUP with ZOYA SHEFTALOVICH Send tips here | Tweet @SarahAnneAarup | Listen to Playbook and view in your browser GOOD MORNING. I’m Sarah Anne Aarup, a reporter on POLITICO’ …
  • At 70, the global convention on refugees is needed more than ever 05 Aug 2021 06:18 The Economist Aug 4th 2021 ATHENS, AYVALIK AND TIJUANA WHEN THE Turkish coastguard found them in the Aegean in the dead of night, they had been adrift for three hours. The air was hissing out of their rubber dinghy. The motor would not start. Anas and the eight other …
  • Cole Harbour has new boundaries — and new faces running in provincial election 05 Aug 2021 03:46 CBC/Radio-Canada In Nova Scotia's provincial election this year, a redrawn riding map has led to a bit of confusion for some voters in the Cole Harbour area.  "I've gotten a lot of calls from residents asking for a sign to be put on their lawn, and when I find …
  • ‘They Cannot Burn Jesus Out of Me’: Mozambique Pastors face attacks - Christianity Today 05 Aug 2021 03:45 Sydney Anglicans Back in April, when armed men began attacking his village in the middle of the night, a pastor of a local church in northern Mozambique woke his family to flee. He took his two older sons and his wife took their two younger sons. In the midst of chaos and …
  • Coup in Tunisia: Is This the End of Democracy in North Africa? 05 Aug 2021 02:38 Media Line Thu, Aug 5, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4) Register here. An NIF Zoom event discussion on the latest developments in Tunisia and the way out of the current crisis. About this event Disclaimer: NIF events are by email invitation only …
  • Napa Institute expands to fight the culture war 05 Aug 2021 02:35 National Catholic Reporter Napa Institute co-founder Timothy Busch speaks during Napa's annual summer conference July 22-24. About 700 people gathered in person for the event at Busch's Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, California, with thousands more watching online. (NCR …
  • Nina Turner's Loss Is Oligarchy's Gain 05 Aug 2021 00:13 OpEdNews The race for a vacant congressional seat in northeast Ohio was a fierce battle between status quo politics and calls for social transformation. In the end, when votes were counted Tuesday night, transactional business-as-usual had won by almost 6 percent. …
  • Kyari as a metaphor for Nigeria 05 Aug 2021 00:10 Punch At the risk of sounding judgemental, and with due respect to his fundamental right to presumption of innocence, it’s a mystery that the unfolding story about Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari surprises anyone. I agree that Kyari is perhaps the most …
  • Students and parents welcome school -- with or without masks -- in Georgia 05 Aug 2021 00:00 CNN "I'm not too nervous about the coronavirus -- I know it's been handled well and I think everything's going to go well," said ninth-grader Joseph Wren.His mom Sylinda Wren added she wasn't worried either. "I'll send him a …
  • Students and parents welcome school — with or without masks — in Georgia 04 Aug 2021 23:18 KTVZ - Oregon By Nick Valencia, Devon M. Sayers and Rachel Clarke, CNN Schools are back in Barrow County, Georgia, with bulging bookbags, new shoes — and masks optional. In a rain-spattered car pool lane, both parents and students seemed more excited and anxious about …
  • Online events w) Bill McKibben, Matt Taibbi, Raj Patel, Helen Macdonald, Jeremy Lent, etc. 04 Aug 2021 23:18 Indybay - California Upcoming Online Events: Tue, 8/3, 4 pm -- An Evening In Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed and Viet Thanh Nguyen -- We invite you to join us for a conversation moderated by by Director Kevin Young of the National Museum of African American History …
  • Botswana calls on U.S. to assist with COVID-19 vaccines 04 Aug 2021 22:58 Independent (Uganda) President Mokgweetsi Masisi. File Photo Gaborone, Botswana | Xinhua | Botswanan President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Tuesday appealed to his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden to assist the southern African country with COVID-19 vaccines. Masisi made the appeal during a …
  • Kagoro awarded a Professorship by a UK university 04 Aug 2021 22:08 Bulawayo 24 News Brian Kagoro has been awarded a Professorship by a UK university. In a press release, SOAS University of London announced its second cohort of practice-based associates who will bring their practical knowledge and professional expertise from across …
  • Tunisian army backs takeover president – for now 04 Aug 2021 21:56 Kuwait Times TUNIS: President Kais Saied launched his takeover of Tunisia by relying on the armed forces, an institution normally above politics, but analysts believe that retaining their support will depend on developments. Since he was elected head of state in Oct …
  • Juneteenth Now An Official City Holiday In Duncanville 04 Aug 2021 21:22 CBS Dallas - Texas DUNCANVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Duncanville City Council has adopted Juneteenth as a City holiday. “I was pleased to make the motion and join the rest of the Council in a unanimous vote to adopt Juneteenth as an official City holiday,” said …

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