» Puerto Rico braces for political upheaval involving governor
07/07/20 00:31 from World News Review
Puerto Rico is bracing for potential political upheaval after the U.S. territory’s governor denied allegations of obstruction of justice while the main opposition party demanded she be investigated and hinted at a possible impeachment pr...

» Why Guyana’s political stalemate matters
07/07/20 00:31 from World News Review
The newly oil-rich Caribbean nation is entering the fifth month of a tense standoff after a disputed election.

» Roger Stone asks appeals court to keep him from prison
06/07/20 22:54 from World News Review
Citing new evidence of a coronavirus outbreak at a Georgia prison, the longtime Trump adviser complains of a ‘life-threatening’ health danger.

» Among those who got PPP loans: Washington lobbying firms
06/07/20 22:54 from World News Review
More than two dozen lobbying, public affairs and consulting firms got loans designed to help small businesses weather the pandemic.

» Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tests positive for Covid-19
06/07/20 22:54 from World News Review
Bottoms, whom Joe Biden is considering as a running mate, says she has no symptoms.

» Trump administration bars international college students if their school's classes are all online
06/07/20 19:42 from World News Review
Colleges could be in a tough spot if they want to keep international students enrolled.

» Trump’s intel briefer breaks her silence
06/07/20 19:42 from World News Review
In rare public remarks, the veteran intelligence officer tip-toed around the complexities of her job.

» Huntsman loses GOP primary in Utah
06/07/20 19:42 from World News Review
The former governor's comeback bid fell just short in last week's gubernatorial primary.

» New data shows lawmakers secured millions in small business aid
06/07/20 19:42 from World News Review
Businesses and organizations linked to lawmakers and congressional caucuses received at least $11 million.

» Racial-profiling debate rages after British sprinter Bianca Williams is handcuffed by police
06/07/20 15:56 from World News Review
Williams said her family was targeted because they are black and were in a Mercedes.

» Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter halt review of Hong Kong requests for data
06/07/20 15:56 from World News Review
The social media giants said they would pause reviewing such requests from Hong Kong until they had reviewed the new national security law imposed by the Chinese government.

» US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a ‘tragedy’
06/07/20 15:56 from World News Review
The top American diplomat in Hong Kong says it’s a “tragedy” to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s new national security law to chip away at “fundamental freedoms” in the Asian financial hub and create an “atmosphere of coercion...

» Brazil police finish investigation into National Museum fire
06/07/20 15:56 from World News Review
Brazil’s Federal Police have wrapped up an investigation into a 2018 fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro that destroyed much of its 20 million artifacts

» Chinese diplomat derides UK’s move to offer HK citizenship
06/07/20 14:46 from World News Review
The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of meddling in China’s affairs by offering citizenship to 3 million people from Hong Kong following the imposition of a national security law

» Kenyans protest cop who allegedly killed man over sanitizer
06/07/20 13:57 from World News Review
Residents of a small town in western Kenya set fire to a police station and damaged several vehicles after a police officer allegedly killed a man over a dispute about hand sanitizer

» Facebook, others, block govt requests on Hong Kong user data
06/07/20 13:57 from World News Review
Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram will deny law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong as they assess the impact of a new national security law enacted last week

» Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?
06/07/20 13:32 from World News Review
Officials of the postponed Tokyo Olympic know they will need defenses against COVID-19 to hold the games a year from now

» EU top official criticized for breaching code of conduct
06/07/20 11:46 from World News Review
The European Union’s top official has been accused of breaking political neutrality guidelines after she threw her support behind the ruling conservative party in Croatia’s parliamentary elections

» Businessman wins Dominican presidency in virus-marked vote
06/07/20 11:46 from World News Review
A businessman who has never held elected office has won the presidency of the Dominican Republic, ending a 16-year run in power by a center-left party

» Death of triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon sparks a reckoning in South Korea
06/07/20 11:46 from World News Review
The young athlete had endured what she and others indicated was years of physical and verbal abuse from coaching staff.

» Chechen exiles are being hunted down. Often, the trail leads back to Russia.
06/07/20 11:34 from World News Review
A blogger gunned down Saturday in Austria was the latest victim. Russia denied charges of involvement in the wave of killings.

» South Africa begins second phase of reopening of schools
06/07/20 10:57 from World News Review
Thousands of South African students are returning to school after nearly four months when their classes were closed to combat the spread of the new coronavirus

» China detains Xu Zhangrun, leading critic of President Xi
06/07/20 10:57 from World News Review
The professor’s arrest comes at a time when the Communist Party is forcefully reasserting itself domestically as well as globally.

» 40 dead in Japan floods, as more areas warned of heavy rain
06/07/20 09:53 from World News Review
The death toll from three days of heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan has risen to 40, including 14 who drowned at a riverside nursing home, as rescuers search for 10 missing people and rain threatens wider areas of the main island...

» China detains Xu Zhangrun, leading critic of President Xi Jinping
06/07/20 09:53 from World News Review
The professor’s arrest comes at a time when the Communist Party is forcefully reasserting itself domestically as well as globally.

» Under Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand pivots on how to deal with China
06/07/20 08:34 from World News Review
After years of currying favor with Beijing, a subtle rebalancing is underway — yet the Five Eyes member wants to keep some distance from President Trump.

» Australia to shut state border as Melbourne infections surge
06/07/20 08:12 from World News Review
Australian authorities are preparing to close the border between the country’s two largest states, as the country’s second-largest city, Melbourne, recorded two deaths and its highest-ever daily increase in infections on Monday

» SKorean officials vow to look into triathlete’s abuse claims
06/07/20 06:45 from World News Review
Top South Korean officials  have offered a public apology and vowed to delve into the death of a triathlete who had repeatedly told government and sports bodies she had been abused by her team coach and others

» Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions
06/07/20 06:45 from World News Review
Syrian families are hoping that newly imposed U.S. sanctions will force Damascus to reveal news about their loved ones who disappeared into government prisons during the country’s civil war

» Czech volunteers develop functioning lung ventilator in days
06/07/20 06:16 from World News Review
A group volunteers in the Czech Republic was working round the clock to prevent critical shortage of ventilators for COVID-19 patients, something that happened in northern Italy

» Chelsea Beats Watford 3-0 to Stay in Top 4
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Chelsea rebounded Saturday from their embarrassing loss to West Ham United, dominating Watford 3-0 to reclaim fourth place in the Premier League after being briefly overtaken by Manchester United in the duel for the final Champions Leagu...

» Bayern Tops Leverkusen 4-2 to Win 20th German Cup
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Robert Lewandowski scored twice on Saturday to lead Bayern Munich 4-2 over Bayer Leverkusen in the German Cup final.

» UK Seeks to Boost Economy by Reopening Pubs, Eateries
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Officials in the United Kingdom hope that Saturday’s reopening of pubs, restaurants, hotels and hairdressers shuttered months ago to contain the spread of coronavirus will ease the economic pain that has accompanied the pandemic.

» Russian Opponents Demand Full Constitutional Reform
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Political opponents to Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded on Saturday a full constitutional reform after a public vote favored him staying in power until 2036.

» Vissel Kobe Loses at Home in J-League Restart
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Vissel Kobe was defeated 3-0 at home on Saturday by Sanfrecce Hiroshima as Japan’s J1 League restarted.

» First Spanish City Back in Lockdown after COVID-19 Rebound
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Spain was on alert for a second wave of coronavirus on Saturday after 50 fresh outbreaks across the country which has seen one city go back into lockdown.

» Joshua Wong Vows to Stay in Hong Kong and Continue ‘the Fight on the Street’
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong vowed on Friday that he will not leave the city as others have done but will stay and “continue the fight on the street.”

» Croatia Holds Parliamentary Elections amid COVID-19 Rebound
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Croatia will hold parliamentary elections on Sunday in a tight race between the governing conservatives and progressive opposition amid a rebound of COVID-19 infections.

» At Least 15 Dead, Nine Missing due to Heavy Rains in Japan
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 15 people died on Saturday and nine were missing in Japan following heavy rains that have forced evacuation of tens of thousands of residents in the southwestern part of the country, according to officials.

» Russia Warns of ‘Domino Effect’ for Open Skies Treaty after US Withdrawal
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Russia warned on Saturday that the United States withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty could have a “domino effect” on the agreement.

» Mexican Deputies Seek Vote on Beauty Contest Ban
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexico is considering to hold a parliamentary vote for banning beauty contests in the country because such events are a form of symbolic violence against women.

» Sydney Limits Inbound International Passengers to 50 per Flight
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
International flights to Sydney’s international airport won’t be allowed to carry more than 50 passengers, according to the new rules that began on Saturday.

» North Korea Says No Need to Hold Talks with US
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A senior North Korean official said on Saturday there was no need to hold talks with the United States, accusing Washington using the bonhomie with Pyongyang to manage its political crisis.

» Tokyo Governor Seeks Reelection Riding High on COVID Crisis Management
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The COVID-19 pandemic and the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 have put Governor Yuriko Koike’s leadership skills to test even as she is largely believed to cruise to victory in Sunday election amid a new rise in infections in ...

» Latin America COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Inch Closer to Europe’s
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Latina America is inching closer to the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths in Europe, in an indication that the region could be a new hotspot of the deadly new coronavirus.

» Goldie Opens Bangkok Gallery to Showcase Urban, Street Art from Around World
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
He has been a musician, DJ, acclaimed graffiti artist, and has acted in James Bond movies. Now the multifaceted Britisher, popularly known as Goldie, has launched a gallery in Bangkok that showcases contemporary, urban, and street art fr...

» US Reiterates Support for Venezuela’s Interim President Guaido
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United States reiterated on Friday its support for opposition leader Juan Guaido, recognized by Washington as the interim president of the crisis-ridden Venezuela.

» Artists Create ‘Sky Without Borders’ for Detained Immigrants in US
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Growing up between Tijuana in Mexico and San Diego in the United States gave Latin singer Julieta Venegas a unique perspective to understand the border communities and the challenges immigrants face as they try to reach the US for a bett...

» Opposition Lawmakers Run Risk of Prison Time in Venezuela
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Although they were elected to a seat in Venezuela’s Congress, five lawmakers who helped give the opposition a majority in the national legislature four and a half years ago now have spent a combined total of 1,250 days behind bars.

» Putin’s Russia Heading Towards a Dictatorship, Opposition Activist Warns
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Russia is heading towards a dictatorship after the approval of constitutional reforms, and the only way out is anti-government protests, an opposition activist warned on Friday.

» Pakistan Foreign Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced on Friday he has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the latest politician to get infected by the highly contagious coronavirus in the country.

» UK Lifts Quarantine Obligations for Passengers from Selected Countries
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Passengers arriving in England from Spain, France, Italy and Germany will no longer have to quarantine for two weeks as of July 10, the United Kingdom’s government confirmed on Friday.

» German Cup: Bayern Seeks Domestic Double; Leverkusen Wants to Lift Curse
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
This year’s Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich is looking to secure a domestic double with a victory in the DFB-Pokal German Cup final on Saturday while its rival Bayer Leverkusen hopes to shake off a curse that has kept it from winning a...

» Duterte Signs Controversial Anti-Terrorism Law amid Criticism
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte signed a controversial anti-terrorism law on Friday amid criticism from opposition parties and human rights groups that it is an attempt to persecute political activism and silence dissent.

» Atletico Madrid Thumps Mallorca 3-0 in LaLiga
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Alvaro Morata had a brace on Friday to lead Atletico Madrid 3-0 over Mallorca and tighten the Colchoneros’ grip on third place in LaLiga.

» Americas’ Oldest-Known Ochre Mine Discovered in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
An international team of scientists reported on Friday the discovery of an ochre mine that was developed by human beings at least 10,000 years ago in a now-submerged cave system, a find in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula that provides the old...

» Venezuela Maduro Regime Strikes Out after UK Refuses Recognition and Return of $1 Billion in Gold
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
After being denied access to more than $1 billion in gold by England, Venezuela's Maduro Regime issued arrest warrants against 11 officials of the Juan Guaido interim administration, including the Guaido Ambassador to the United Kingdom,...

» 17 Die in Clashes between Security Forces, Gunmen in Mexico
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Seventeen people were killed on Friday in two separate confrontations between gunmen and members of the Mexican security forces.

» Upcoming AMLO-Trump Meeting Arouses Conflicting Opinions in Mexico
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexican head of state Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s plans to visit the United States on July 8-9 and meet with President Donald Trump have sparked conflicting opinions in Mexico, with some expressing support for the trip and others viewi...

» Pandemic Outpaces Testing Capacity in Latin America
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Test, trace and isolate. That has been the mantra of the World Health Organization (WHO) since coronavirus emerged as a global threat, but Latin American nations trying to implement the strategy face resource constraints.

» India Determined to Launch COVID-19 Vaccine despite Warnings from Experts
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has announced the acceleration of human clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine despite criticism from experts.

» Celluloid’s Last Stronghold
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A decade ago, when digital technology began to prevail in cinema and many considered analog film to be a dying art, Rodrigo Ruiz-Tarazona decided to embark on a path all others had abandoned and opted to take over a studio that still use...

» At Least 19 Dead as Bus Collides with Train in Pakistan
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 19 people died and another 15 were injured on Friday when a bus carrying pilgrims of the Sikh minority was hit by a train in the eastern province of Punjab in Pakistan.

» Unemployment, Poverty Behind Myanmar Jade Mine ‘Tragedy,’ Suu Kyi Says
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
An accident at a jade mine that killed at least 172 people in a remote part of northern Myanmar is a sign of rampant unemployment and poverty in the country, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday.

» Khashoggi Murder Trial Beings in Turkey
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Twenty Saudi citizens went on trial in absentia in Turkey on Friday for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

» Macron Appoints Architect of COVID Lockdown Easing as New PM
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
French President Emmanuel Macron appointed on Friday a senior civil servant who handled the easing of the coronavirus lockdown as the country’s new prime minister following the resignation of Edouard Philippe.

» Indian PM Makes Surprise Visit to Region of Recent Clash with China
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to the northwestern region of Ladakh on Friday, where a serious border clash with China occurred on June 15, in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives and 76 were wounded.

» Kites Fly over Nile amid Pandemic
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Every evening just before sunset, thousands of kites fill Cairo’s skies and soar over the Nile.

» Motorist Who Ran Over Police, First Defendant under Hong Kong Security Law
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A motorist who rammed a group of policemen while carrying a Hong Kong independence flag became the first person formally accused on Friday under the new national security law that China approved for the territory on June 30.

» South Korea Faces Second Wave of COVID-19 Infections; Japan Cases Spike
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
South Korea reported 63 new cases on Friday of COVID-19, the highest in the last two weeks due to the outbreaks detected outside of Seoul, confirming the second wave of infections in the country, while infections in also spiked.

» Leroy Sane Pens 5-Year Contract with Bayern Munich after Man City Exit
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Germany winger Leroy Sane has penned a contract with Bayern Munich following a move from Manchester City.

» A Delegate from Beijing, in Charge of Security Law in Hong Kong
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Beijing appointed Zheng Yanxiong on Friday as head of the new office that he has established in Hong Kong to “protect national security,” while the director of the body that represents China in that city, Luo Huning, will advise the Comm...

» Prominent Pro-Democracy Activist Nathan Law Flees Hong Kong
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Activist Nathan Law, one of the most prominent student leaders of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement and leader of the Demosisto political party, has left the former British colony for an unknown destination, he said on social media on...

» US Congress Approves Sanctions on Chinese Companies That Threaten Hong Kong
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday to impose sanctions on Chinese companies that threaten Hong Kong’s autonomy and those who do business with these organizations, in response to China’s imposition of the national security...

» Japan Asks US to Extradite 2 Men over Ghosn’s Escape
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Japan has asked the United States to extradite two of its citizens over their alleged involvement in former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape to Lebanon while he was on bail, official sources said on Friday.

» Sentencing Date Set for New Zealand Mosque Attack Gunman
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Australian man who admitted to committing the 2019 terror attack against two New Zealand mosques that killed 51 people will be sentenced on Aug. 24, judicial sources announced on Friday.

» ‘Blacks Lives Matter’ Street Mural Takes Shape in Lower Manhattan
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Giant letters spelling out “Black Lives Matter” are taking shape on Center Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, in honor of the racial justice movement that has erupted across the United States after the death of Black citizen Georg...

» Brazil Could Have over 8 Million Coronavirus Cases, Study Says
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Brazil could have at least 8 million people infected with COVID-19, five times more than the number of cases confirmed by the government, according to a study commissioned by the Ministry of Health that examined blood samples from 89,397...

» Roma, Napoli Fall Out of Contention for Champions League Spots
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Roma lost 2-0 on Thursday to lowly Udinese, a result that left the hosts 12 points out of the fourth and final Champions League berth with nine matches left in the Serie A season.

» Plastic Curtain Allows Relatives to Hug Quarantined Elderly in Sao Paulo
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
It had been more than 100 days since Maria Paula Moraes last hugged her father, who lives in a nursing home in Sao Paulo, but on Thursday, despite the accelerating spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil, they were able to get close...

» Man City Strolls Past Champion Liverpool 4-0
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Manchester City trounced Liverpool 4-0 on Thursday on the strength of three first-half goals, handing the 2019-2020 Premier League champion just its second loss of the season.

» Real Madrid Goes Four Points Clear of Barça Atop LaLiga
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Real Madrid eked out a 1-0 win on Thursday against Getafe to give itself a four-point lead over Barcelona in the battle for the 2019-2020 LaLiga title.

» US Puts Brakes on Economic Reopening as Daily Infection Tally Hits New High
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The return to “normality” and economic recovery will have to wait in the US after several states, including California, decided to once again impose restrictions on the opening of businesses to try and halt the accelerating spread of the...

» Longtime Epstein Associate Arrested in US
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A British socialite and longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein’s was arrested on Thursday in the United States on charges of helping the late financier recruit, groom and sexually abuse multiple underage girls in the 1990s.

» Over 2.7 Million Businesses in Latin America to Close due to COVID-19, ECLAC Says
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The virtual halt in economic activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic will result in the closure of 2.7 million formal businesses in Latin America, most of them micro-enterprises, a situation leading to the destruction of 8.5 million jobs...

» Hong Kong’s Security Law Heightens China-West Tensions
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The new national security law in Hong Kong is necessary and no country should impose sanctions on China because of it, Chinese experts insist, while many Hongkongers fear that the new rules will be used for political oppression.

» 20 Saudis to Be Tried in Turkey over Khashoggi Killing
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Twenty Saudi nationals, including two former advisors to Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, will go on trial starting on Friday on charges relating to the October 2018 disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in...

» Pakistani Kashmir Approves Castration for Pedophilia
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Pakistan-controlled Kashmir has passed a bill allowing chemical or surgical castration as a punishment for those found guilty of child sexual abuse, so that it serves as a deterrent for others, the legislator who introduced the enactment...

» Savvy Greek Shipowner Avoids Venezuela Gasoline Scam
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
For two months, the Malta-flagged oil tanker Alkimos has been quietly floating off the Gulf Coast of Texas, undisturbed by the high-stakes legal fight playing out in a federal courtroom as a result of American sanctions on Venezuela.

» Military General Mladic’s Diary Becomes Work of Art against War
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The journal of a military leader convicted of the Srebrenica massacre has been transformed into a work of art against war, denialism and forgetfulness for the 25th anniversary of the genocide.

» UN Urges Taliban, Kabul to Check Violence Ahead of Peace Talks
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) called on Thursday on the government at Kabul and the Taliban to redouble efforts to protect civilians and reduce conflict ahead of intra-Afghan talks.

» Meghan Markle Felt ‘Unprotected’ by UK Royal Family, Court Documents Say
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Meghan Markle felt “unprotected” by the British royal family when she was pregnant and became the target of “damaging articles” in the UK media, according to court documents revealed on Thursday.

» UK, China Lock Horns over Hong Kong National Security Law
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
China warned on Thursday of retaliatory measures if the United Kingdom pushed ahead with plans to offer some three million Hongkongers a route to British citizenship amid a tit-for-tat spat over Beijing’s new national security law in the...

» Three Snapshots of Venezuela’s Ongoing Crisis
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The severe crisis besetting Venezuela for more than five years is evidenced each day by the collapse of public services, massive emigration that has fractured families and the implosion of the economy, which just a few decades ago was an...

» US Jobless Rate Falls More Than Expected in June; Nearly 5 Million Jobs Created
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United States’ jobless rate surprisingly fell to 11.1 percent in June, a month in which non-farm payroll employment rose by a record 4.8 million, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

» Von Der Leyen, Merkel Urge EU Action to Tackle COVID-19 Crisis
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen warned on Thursday of the “huge pressure” EU member states face to approve an economic recovery plan and a seven-year budget amid the COVID-19 crisis.

» Putin Thanks Russians for Backing Him in Constitutional Vote
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked on Thursday citizens for voting in favor of constitutional reforms that will allow him to stay in power beyond 2024.

» Kazakhstan Reimposes Lockdown after Rise in Coronavirus Cases
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Kazakhstan announced on Thursday a return to lockdown for two weeks beginning July 5 because of an increase in new cases of coronavirus.

» Jamaal Bowman: The Left Has to Become the New Center
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Jamaal Bowman is the new voice of the democratic, socialist and insurgent left in the United States after prevailing in the primaries of his party in New York over veteran congressman Eliot Engel.

» At Least 162 Killed in Myanmar Jade Mine Collapse
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 162 people were killed on Thursday during an accident at the world’s largest jade mine in northern Myanmar after a mudslide buried a group of informal miners, official sources said.

» India Opens its First Plasma Bank in New Delhi to Tackle COVID-19
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Chief Minister of Delhi inaugurated on Thursday India’s first plasma bank to try and save the lives of critical COVID-19 patients in a city that has accounted for almost 90,000 of the more than 600,000 confirmed cases in the country.

» Aussie Court Upholds Geoffrey Rush’s $2 Million Defamation Payout
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Australian Federal Court ruled on Thursday that the Nationwide News media will have to pay a multi-million-dollar amount in damages to actor Geoffrey Rush for defaming him in a series of articles published in 2017 that accused him of...

» Scientists Explore Final Australian Archaeological Frontier Under the Sea
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The ancient sites of Australia’s indigenous people have been explored across the country but now experts have begun research into the final remaining archaeological frontier: under the sea.

» 370 People Arrested in First Protest in Hong Kong Under New Security Law
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 370 people were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday, the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, as thousands of people gathered to protest against the new security law that Beijing has enacted for semi-auto...

» New Zealand’s Health Minister Resigns after Series of Unpopular Missteps
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
New Zealand’s health minister announced on Thursday his resignation after a string of controversies over his handling of the coronavirus epidemic, including breaking mandatory lockdown measures.

» Living with Corpses: Anguish in Bolivia as Cemetery System Collapses
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Farewelling the dead during the COVID-19 crisis has become full of anguish in a Bolivian region where relatives go days with the corpses of their loved ones in their homes due to the high demand for burials and cremations.

» Mayor of Former US Confederacy Capital Orders Removal of Statues
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The mayor of Richmond, Virginia, ordered on Wednesday the immediate removal of statues from the former capital of the United States Confederacy.

» Christ The Redeemer Pays Homage to Coronavirus Victims
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Christ the Redeemer statue of Rio de Janeiro was illuminated again on Wednesday in tribute to victims of the novel coronavirus, which in Brazil has caused over 60,000 deaths and is approaching 1.5 million cases.

» Indians Forced to Run from Hospital to Hospital as COVID-19 Hits Healthcare
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
On a scorching summer day, Samarth Thapa was forced to drive around for an entire day with his ailing mother in the frantic hunt for a sickbed from one Delhi hospital to another after she developed clear COVID-19 symptoms.

» Weinstein Victims to Receive $19 Million in Settlement
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Dozens of women who were sexually abused and harassed while they were working for now-convicted US film producer Harvey Weinstein’s company will receive a total of just under $19 million in a settlement of their cases, according to a ten...

» Mexico Confirms Lopez Obrador Will Meet with Trump on July 8, Hails USMCA
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and US counterpart Donald Trump will hold a bilateral meeting in Washington on July 8, Mexico’s foreign secretary confirmed on Wednesday.

» Russia, Turkey, Iran Call for Calm and Dialogue in Syria
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Russia, Turkey and Iran called for calm and dialogue on Wednesday in the Syrian region of Idlib, where an unstable truce has been in force since March.

» Race for Europe Tightens with Wins for Villarreal, Athletic
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Villarreal won 2-0 away to Real Betis on Wednesday to climb to fifth in LaLiga, while Athletic Club beat Valencia to go seventh.

» Trump Insists COVID-19 Will ‘Disappear’; Brazil Death Toll Surpasses 60K
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
United States President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday once again that the coronavirus will simply “disappear” at some point and rejected the idea of providing a strategy to deal with the resurgence in cases in southern and western s...

» Alexis Tallies Goal, 2 Assists in Inter’s 6-0 Rout of Brescia
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Alexis Sanchez scored a goal from the penalty spot and also was credited with two assists in Inter Milan’s 6-0 drubbing of lowly Brescia in Serie A action on Wednesday.

» West Ham Stuns Chelsea; Arsenal Wins 3rd in a Row
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Beleaguered West Ham United put three points between itself and the Premier League drop zone with a 3-2 upset win on Wednesday against fourth-place Chelsea.

» Putin Wins Russians’ Support to Remain in Kremlin Beyond 2024
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
President Vladimir Putin obtained on Wednesday the support of a majority of Russian voters to continue in power beyond 2024, the vote coming in a constitutional plebiscite that has received much criticism for its lack of transparency and...

» Brazilian State Requires Masks in Bid to Slow Coronavirus Spread
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
An awareness-raising campaign was carried out on Wednesday in Brazil’s largest metropolis to alert people to the health risks of failing to use face coverings, an operation conducted a day before masks will be mandatory in public places ...

» US Buys Up Almost All Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United States, the world epicenter for the coronavirus with more than 2.6 million cases and a death toll of 127,000, has bought up almost all the world’s present and near-future supply of Remdesivir, one of the drugs shown to be effe...

» Fires in Brazil’s Amazon Region Climb to 13-Year High for June
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A total of 2,248 fires were reported in Brazil’s Amazon region in June, an increase of nearly 20 percent from the same period of 2019 and the largest number for that month since 2007, officials said on Wednesday.

» Nepal’s Human Rights Commission Recommends Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Nepal’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) recommended on Wednesday the government to legalize same-sex marriage in order to ensure that people of different gender identities and sexual orientations could enjoy their rights without ...

» Pakistan Announces Aviation Reforms after Fake Pilot License Scandal
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Pakistan announced on Wednesday reforms in its airlines and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), following a scandal over one-third of the country’s pilots flying with fake or dubious licenses that led to the European Union suspending all...

» Amsterdam’s Red Light District Reopens: All Positions Allowed
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
“Sex workers can return to work. All positions are allowed.” And with that, the Dutch government authorized the country’s red light districts to resume activities on Wednesday.

» Brazil Scrambles to Contain Coronavirus in Largest Indigenous Territory
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Coronavirus has spread to the largest indigenous community in Brazil, threatening the historical guardians of the Amazon.

» Egypt Reopens Archaeological Gems to Tourists
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The pyramids of Giza and several archaeological gems reopened to tourists on Wednesday as Egypt eases out of lockdown and attempts to reboot the tourism sector.

» Zidane Cautious Not to Jump Laliga Gun after Barça Draw
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Zinedine Zidane is cautious to keep any excitement in the Real Madrid team about winning LaLiga under wraps until it is a mathematical certainty.

» Thousands Protest in Gaza against Israel’s West Bank Annexation Plans
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Thousands of Palestinians protested in the streets of Gaza on Wednesday over the Israeli government’s plan to annex parts of occupied territory in the West Bank.

» India, China Continue Military Dialog to Reduce Border Tensions
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Senior army officials from India and China held another meeting to reduce tensions that escalated after a border confrontation between their forces last month that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead and 76 wounded, military sources in...

» EU Reopens External Borders to 15 Nations
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The European Union opened its external borders from Wednesday to 15 nations outside the Schengen area.

» Keys to Russia’s Proposed Constitutional Amendments
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Millions of Russians head to the polls on Wednesday to vote on sweeping constitutional reforms, which include more than 200 amendments, one of which could pave the way for the reelection of President Vladimir Putin in 2024.

» What Do Israel’s Annexation Plans Consist of?
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Israel can begin from Wednesday its plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank in accordance with a government deal and in cooperation with the United States. But what does this annexation plan consist of?

» Japan’s Plastic Addiction Begins to Cost Money
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Disposable plastic bags the Japanese regularly use in their country’s stores began costing money as of Wednesday, in a radical turn in for a society addicted to them.

» Pandemic Threatens to Silence Iconic Vienna Boys’ Choir
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Members of the Vienna Boys’ Choir gather around an indoor pool. Their crystal clear soprano and alto voices fill the space with magic as they rehearse a Gregorian chant.

» Taiwan Opens Doors to Hongkongers after Security Law’s Approval
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Taiwan inaugurated an office on Wednesday to help Hong Kong citizens wishing to study, do business, invest or apply for asylum in the island in response to China’s contentious security law for Hong Kong that is already in force.

» Poverty-Blighted Syrians Struggle as Food Prices Skyrocket
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
From behind the counter, butcher Ali Gneid watches as his customers scan the prohibitive prices of ribs and beef cuts before striking them off their shopping lists.

» Number of North Korean Defectors to South Reaches Record Low
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The number of North Korean defectors to South Korea reached a record low in the second quarter of the year due to the restrictions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, Seoul’s Unification Ministry reported on Wednesday.

» Hundreds Arrested amid Protests as New Security Law Implemented in Hong Kong
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Hong Kong police arrested hundreds of people on Wednesday amid fresh unrest a day after a controversial national security law was implemented on the special-status Chinese territory by Beijing.

» Trump Hits Out at China over Coronavirus Pandemic in Twitter Rant
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
United States President Donald Trump said on Tuesday night that he became angrier at China over the spread of the novel coronavirus crisis in his country and around the world.

» Russian Polling Booths Open for Constitutional Reform Referendum
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Polling stations opened at 8:00 am on Wednesday morning for the constitutional referendum that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to remain in the Kremlin beyond 2024.

» Tokyo Disneyland, Disneysea Reopen after 4-Month Closure
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea reopened on Wednesday after being closed for four months due to the COVID-19 crisis.

» South Korea’s Trade Surplus Drops 6.09 Percent in June
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
South Korea’s trade surplus fell 6.09 percent year-on-year to stand a $3.66 billion in June due to the effects of the COVID-19 crisis.

» Explosion at Tehran Health Clinic Kills at Least 19
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 19 people were killed on Tuesday in what is thought to be a gas explosion in the basement of a clinic in northern Tehran, which also caused a large blaze.

» Prague Farewells COVID-19 with Communal Dinner Spanning Charles Bridge
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
With a table spanning the 515-meter Charles Bridge, Prague sought to turn the page on Tuesday after the novel coronavirus left the popular tourist destination devoid of visitors for months.

» Bangladesh: Four-Year Anti-Terror Drive after Cafe Attack
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
After months of isolated attacks on activists, religious minorities and foreign intellectuals, Bangladesh witnessed its worst nightmare on July 1, 2016 when six terrorists stormed a restaurant in an upscale Dhaka neighborhood and killed ...

» Trump Has ‘Failed’ Americans amid Coronavirus Epidemic, Biden Says
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
United States’ assumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden accused on Tuesday President Donald Trump of having “surrendered” and “failed” Americans in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic.

» Trump Approves Plan to Withdraw 9,500 US Troops from Germany
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
United States President Donald Trump has approved a plan presented by the Pentagon to withdraw 9,500 soldiers from Germany as he had ordered, the Department of Defense said on Tuesday.

» Barça Held 2-2 by Atletico Madrid, Suffers Major Blow to LaLiga Title Hopes
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Two-time defending champion FC Barcelona sustained a fresh blow to their LaLiga title hopes in a 2-2 draw on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid, a result that leaves its archrival, Real Madrid, in a commanding late-season position.

» COVID-19 Cases in Florida Keep Rising Up
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Miami-Dade County continues to register a significantly higher number of COVID-19 cases than other counties, thus setting itself further apart from the rest of Florida.

» US Considering Another Stimulus Package amid Huge Pandemic Challenge
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Top US economic authorities – Treasury Secretary and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell – acknowledged on Tuesday in testimony before the House Financial Services Committee that given the enormous magnitude of the challenges posed by...

» Sudanese Protesters Rally to Remind Government of Pending Promises
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Tuesday in Sudan’s biggest cities to express their economic grievances and demand justice for the killings of protesters following the April 2019 ouster of longtime head of state Oma...

» Fauci: US Could Quickly Jump from 40K to 100K Daily COVID-19 Cases
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The top US government epidemiologist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, warned on Tuesday that the number of newly detected daily coronavirus cases in the country could jump quickly from 40,000 to 100,000, a trend about which he said he is “quite conce...

» Mexican Investigators Seek Arrest of 46 Officials in Ayotzinapa Case
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s Office (FGR) said on Tuesday it is seeking the arrest of 46 officials in the southern state of Guerrero in connection with the notorious 2014 disappearance of 43 trainee teachers.

» Ex-Pemex Chief Arrested in Spain Agrees to Be Extradited to Mexico
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexican Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero reported on Tuesday that the former director of Mexico’s state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, who was arrested earlier this year in Spain for his alleged links ...

» Libyan Civilian Killed in Attack Attributed to Russian Mercenaries
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A Libyan civilian died and another was seriously wounded in an attack attributed to alleged Russian mercenaries linked to military commander Khalifa Haftar, a source from the UN-supported Government of National Accord (GNA) said on Tuesday.

» EU Suspends Flights by Pakistan’s State Airline over Pilots’ Fake Licenses
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The European Air Safety Agency (EASA) suspended on Tuesday the authorization of the Pakistan International Airlines – the state carrier of the South Asian country – for operating in European territory for six months following the revelat...

» Hardships of Native American Women Exacerbated by Pandemic
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Impoverished Native American women who already were experiencing gender, racial and class discrimination have seen their struggles amplified by the coronavirus, which poses a new threat to a population that has long faced various forms o...

» Exotic Cairo Palace Opens to Public after Decades of Neglect
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Cairo’s Baron Palace, which has the shape of a Hindu temple and a luxurious interior, has opened to the public as a museum after decades of inexplicable neglect.

» UN Blames Afghan Security Forces for Killing 23 Civilians by Mortar Fire
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) denounced on Tuesday the death of multiple civilians, numbering 23 according to local authorities, in a bombing in the southern Helmand province and attributed it to the Afghan...

» International Leaders Condemn Controversial Hong Kong Security Law
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
World leaders condemned China on Tuesday as it moves ahead with a controversial security law in Hong Kong.

» Pakistan’s Prime Minister Blames India for Karachi Stock Exchange Attack
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan alleged on Tuesday that India was behind an attack on the Karachi stock exchange in which three security personnel and all four attackers were killed a day earlier.

» UK Unveils £5 Billion Coronavirus Recovery Package
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled on Tuesday a post-pandemic economic recovery package worth £5 billion ($6.1 billion).

» Grave Human Rights Violations in Philippines War on Drugs, UN Warns
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The war on drugs waged by the Philippines government has had a disastrous impact on human rights resulting in widespread extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests and the persecution of thousands of people, United Nations human rights hi...

» Putin Calls on Russians to Take Part in Constitutional Reform Vote
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on citizens on Tuesday to vote on constitutional reforms that would allow him to stay in power longer.

» Taliban Assassinates Popular Blind Police Officer in Afghanistan
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A Taliban hit-squad assassinated a charismatic blind police chief, Shah Mohammad, known for taking the fight back to the rebel group and surviving dozens of attacks for nearly two decades in Afghanistan’s southern Uruzgan province.

» Hong Kong Activists Quit Demosisto after Ratification of Security Law
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Several prominent Hong Kong activists announced on Tuesday that they were leaving their affiliate groups with local pro-democracy formations disbanding or moving operations abroad after media reports that the Chinese legislature had pass...

» Election Campaign Kicks Off in Singapore amid Distancing Measures
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Political campaigns kicked off in Singapore on Tuesday ahead of the upcoming general elections next month, amid strict physical distancing measures to check the spread of the novel coronavirus.

» Uncertainty Looms as Brazil Bids Farewell to Another Lost Decade
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Brazil, once the shining hope of the BRICS economies, has been embroiled in a web of political corruption and deep economic crises that has left a near-bankrupt state on the verge of economic collapse.

» India Extends Free Foodgrains Scheme for 800 Million People until November
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Indian government announced on Tuesday that it was extending its free foodgrain distribution program for the poor people during the COVID-19 crisis until November, aiming to feed as many as 800 million people.

» Bottoms Up: South Africa Gin Makers Exploit Qualities of Elephant Dung
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Early one morning about two years ago, Paula Ansley woke her husband Les to ask him a rather odd question – “Do you think we could make gin with elephant dung?”

» Yazidis Returning to Sinjar, Despite Fresh Conflict and COVID-19
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Despite Turkish bombings, the continued threat of the Islamic State terror organization and the global COVID-19 pandemic, Yazidi refugees are returning home to Sinjar six years after they were forced to flee genocide.

» Australia Imposes Lockdown in Hotspots after New COVID-19 Spike in Melbourne
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Australian authorities announced on Tuesday that they will impose a four-week mandatory lockdown on residents of ten areas of Melbourne following an exponential increase in COVID-19 cases due to fresh outbreaks in the city.

» National Security Law Sees Rise in Hongkongers Making Dash for Exit
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Over the past four weeks, John Hu has been doing a roaring trade, but he has mixed feelings.

» Koalas Face Extinction in New South Wales Before 2050, According to Report
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Koalas will face extinction in the eastern state of Australia before 2050 due to the continuous destruction of their habitat and increasingly frequent natural disasters occurring in the region, according to an official report published o...

» Chinese Scientists Warn of Swine Flu That Could Be Transmitted to Humans
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Chinese scientists have warned in a recent study of the danger of a new strain of swine flu identified in pigs in the Asian country, which has the potential to infect humans and cause a new pandemic.

» Australia Boosts Cybersecurity amid Growing Foreign Attacks
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Australian government announced on Tuesday that it will allocate AU$1.35 billion ($928 million) to strengthen the country’s cybersecurity amid escalating tensions due to suspicion of meddling and espionage by foreign countries.

» Japan’s Industrial Output Drops 8.4%, Unemployment Rate Climbs 2.9% in May
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Japan’s industrial production dropped 8.4 percent in May as compared to a month earlier while the unemployment rate rose to 2.9 percent from 2.6 percent recorded in the previous month, according to the data released by the government on ...

» Manufacturing in China Expands in June, Posts Largest Growth since March
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
China’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector, stood at 50.9 points in June, the largest increase since March and up from the 50.6 and 50.8 recorded in May and April respectivel...

» $50 Fine Introduced for Not Wearing Mask in Miami Beach
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Miami tightened on Monday the fines for restaurants that do not comply with COVID-19 rules, while Miami Beach will fine $50 to those who do not wear masks in public places.

» Black Lives Matter Protesters Set Up Camp in New York
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The protests against police brutality and racism that erupted after the murder of African American George Floyd by a white Minneapolis cop have resulted in demonstrators setting up a huge camp before the New York City Hall, where for a w...

» Populism and Popularity: Four Years of Duterte at the Philippines’ Helm
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Investigated by the UN and the International Criminal Court, President Rodrigo Duterte celebrates four years on Tuesday at the head of the Philippines enthroned in the presidency thanks to his populist measures – for some authoritarians ...

» Almodovar: Luckily ‘Parasite’ Wasn’t Eligible for Platino Awards
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s “Dolor y Gloria” (Pain and Glory) added six more statuettes to its remarkable haul on Monday, nearly sweeping all the major prizes at the Platino Xcaret Awards for Ibero-American Cinema.

» US Revokes Hong Kong’s Special Trading Status
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United States revoked on Monday Hong Kong’s special trading status, citing the risk that sensitive American technology could be diverted to Chinese authorities, the commerce secretary said.

» More Than 100 Arrested for Vandalizing Statues amid US Protests
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
More than 100 people have been arrested for vandalizing statues and monuments amid the protests against racism and police brutality that have gripped the US, while some 200 investigations for “domestic terrorism” have been opened, the Wh...

» Merkel, Macron Call for Effective European Reconstruction Plan after Pandemic
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron called on Monday for an “effective” agreement on the European reconstruction plan to deal with the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic after a meeting at the Germ...

» Pjanic to Barça, Arthur to Juventus in Direct Swap
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
FC Barcelona and Juventus finalized on Monday a direct swap that will send Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo to the Italian club and Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic to the LaLiga giants.

» Egypt Inaugurates Two Airports after Signing Two Agreements with IMF
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi presided on Monday over a virtual ceremony to inaugurate two airports as the government announced multibillion-dollar investments in construction after receiving two credit lines from the Internatio...

» US Supreme Court Overturns Louisiana Law Restricting Abortion
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The US Supreme Court overturned on Monday a law that would have severely restricted access to abortion in Louisiana, dealing a heavy blow to the campaign undertaken by several conservative states to restrict to the max the medical proced...

» ‘Pain and Glory,’ Netflix Series ‘Money Heist’ Honored at Platino Awards
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Pedro Almodovar’s “Dolor y gloria” (Pain and Glory) and the popular Netflix series “La Casa de Papel” (Money Heist) dominated the seventh edition of the Platino Xcaret Awards for Ibero-American Cinema, whose list of winners was made publ...

» Peace to Prosperity: A Plan No Israeli Minister Could Reject
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
On Dec. 6, 2017, United States President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel when Middle East analyst Aaron Miller’s phone rang.

» At Least 32 Dead as Boat Capsizes in Bangladesh
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 32 people died on Monday after a boat carrying around 50 passengers capsized in Bangladesh’s Buriganga river, near the country’s capital city of Dhaka, although one person was rescued alive nearly 13 hours after the accident.

» India Bans Chinese Apps – Including TikTok – amid Border Tensions
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Indian government imposed on Monday a ban on 59 mobile phone applications – mostly Chinese ones including the widely popular TikTok –, citing data and national security concerns, weeks after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a border...

» Families Demand Return Children of IS Trapped in Syria and Libya
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Nearly 50 relatives of Tunisian children trapped in conflict zones, the majority orphans of parents who joined the Islamic State terror group, demanded their return on Monday.

» Mexican President Expresses Optimism about Pandemic, Economic Recovery
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexico is ready to move past the coronavirus crisis and get its economy growing again, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday in his regular morning press conference.

» Sapara Indigenous People: Visions of Survival
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Wearing a Barcelona football shirt, a boy from the Sapara indigenous people glides down a river in the Ecuadorian Amazon in a canoe.

» Bachelet: ‘Annexation is Illegal. Period’
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Monday urged the Israeli government to halt its plans to annex parts of the West Bank.

» Macron Announces Ecological Measures after Green Election Success
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
French President Emmanuel Macron announced a series of environmental measures on Monday after greens made huge advances in municipal elections.

» Four Gunmen Killed in Attack on Karachi Stock Exchange
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Karachi stock exchange, the symbolic center of the Pakistani economy, was rocked on Monday by an attack, claimed by a separatist militant group, with grenades and a shootout in which all four gunmen and three members of the security ...

» Ex-French Prime Minister Fillon Jailed for Fake Jobs Scandal
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon was sentenced on Monday to five years in jail – three suspended – in relation to the fake jobs scandal in which he was found guilty of employing and paying family members, including his wife.

» Holidays in Egypt Among Hazmat Suits
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
As tourists vacate the bus at the entrance of the Carols hotel in the northern Egyptian coastal city of Marsa Matruh, they are approached by a hazmat-suit clad worker who gets busy disinfecting the luggage.

» Bangladesh Defense Secretary, Minister’s Wife Killed by COVID-19
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Bangladesh’s Defense Secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury and the wife of a cabinet minister died on Monday due to the new coronavirus disease, becoming the latest high-profile victims of the epidemic as it intensifies, with the nation...

» EU Seeks Last-Minute Consensus on Opening External Borders
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
European Union countries are finalizing plans to reopen their borders with nations outside the Schengen zone from July 1.

» At Least 27 Dead as Boat Capsizes in Bangladesh
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
At least 27 people died on Monday as a boat carrying 50 passengers capsized in Bangladesh’s Buriganga river, near the country’s capital city of Dhaka.

» Assange’s Father Says Extradition Process is a ‘Disgrace’
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, is fighting tirelessly for the release and return of his son, who is facing an extradition trial in London for publishing classified information, a process that he described as abuse.

» Sri Lanka Delays Reopening Tourism, Lifts Curfew ahead of General Elections
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Sri Lanka has decided to delay reopening the country to foreign tourists by at least two weeks, but lifted its nationwide curfew on Monday as the country prepares to hold parliamentary elections in the coming weeks.

» 23 Civilians Killed in Market Explosions in Southwestern Afghanistan
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Around 23 civilians were killed and more than 15 others wounded on Monday in multiple explosions at a cattle market in the southwestern Helmand province in Afghanistan, according to officials.

» Remembering Saint-Exupery: Aviator and Author of ‘The Little Prince’
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
French aviator and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery became a bestselling French author with “The Little Prince,” a poetic adventure about a young pilot who crashes in the Sahara Desert.

» Workers Protest after Bangladesh Announces Closure of State Jute Factories
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Hundreds of workers protested in Bangladesh on Monday after the government decided to close all 22 state-run jute factories in the country, jeopardizing the livelihoods of around 25,000 workers.

» Polling Suggests Majority Support Putin-Backed Constitutional Changes
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
More than three-quarters of Russian voters will back constitutional amendments that could see Vladimir Putin remain in the Kremlin until 2036, according to a poll published by the public opinion research center (VTsIOM) on Monday.

» Polish Presidential Candidates Head for Run-Off as Duda Wins 1st Round
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The leading candidates in Poland’s presidential elections are set for a second round of voting after neither incumbent Andrzej Duda nor Rafał Trzaskowski secured more than 50 percent of the ballots over the weekend.

» Boeing Receives Green Light to Carry Out Test Flights of the Max 737
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
American aerospace giant Boeing has received approval from the United States’ aviation watchdog, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to start test flights of its controversial 737 Max model to demonstrate that it can now fly safely wi...

» 14 Filipino Fishermen Disappear at Sea after Colliding with Chinese Vessel
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Philippine Coast Guard is looking for 14 Filipino fishermen who disappeared the day before in the South China Sea after their boat collided with a Chinese cargo ship off the coast of Mindoro.

» Carlos Alberto Montaner: Dominican Republic – Elections and Corruption
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
“On July 5, Dominicans will go to the polls,” writes Latin American genius Carlos Alberto Montaner, predicting that “the economist Luis Abinader will win in the first or the second round at the head of a group called ‘Modern Revolutionar...

» Beatrice Rangel: Cities Come to the Rescue of Capitalism
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Former Venezuelan Minister of Ministers Beatrice Rangel on the rise of wealth-creating MURS.

» China Continues Revision of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (ANP, Legislative) of China continues today with the revision of the controversial Hong Kong security law, which can be ratified during the present session that ends tomorrow, repo...

» Vietnam’s Economy Expands in Q2 of 2020 despite Coronavirus Crisis
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Vietnam’s economy managed to maintain a positive growth in the second quarter of 2020 with a year-on-year expansion in its gross domestic product (GDP) of 0.36 percent, its lowest figure in a decade owing to the impact of the coronavirus...

» Benzema Leads Real Madrid to 1-0 Win over Espanyol
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
It was Karim Benzema who brilliantly set things up and Casemiro who contributed the only goal of Real Madrid’s 1-0 road victory at RCDE Stadium against Espanyol on Sunday, putting the capital squad two points ahead of Barcelona in the La...

» Chelsea Downs Leicester, Moves to FA Cup Semifinals
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Chelsea downed Leicester City 1-0 on the road on Sunday thanks to a tally by Ross Barkley, thus earning the Blues a berth in the FA Cup semifinals.

» LGTB+ Groups Cancel Marches due to Pandemic, but Not Demands for Equality
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The coronavirus pandemic forced the worldwide LGTB+ community to cancel in-person marches and Gay Pride parties on the weekend but not to scale back their demands for equality, which they have lobbied for this year online and at assorted...

» No New Florida COVID-19 Record Set, but Miami Infections Keep Rising
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
After two consecutive days of setting new records for newly detected coronavirus infections, the daily number of cases confirmed within the past 24 hours in Florida dropped on Sunday by 1,055 from Saturday’s total, although the reduction...

» EU Reopens Borders on July 1; US, Russia, Brazil Left Out
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
European Union member states were fine-tuning details on Sunday for the reopening of borders set to take place on July 1 after countries have been sealed in lockdowns since mid-March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

» Lebanese Judge Resigns after Media Ban on US Ambassador
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
A Lebanese judge resigned on Sunday a day after issuing an international media ban on United States ambassador Dorothy Shea over critical comments she made of the Hezbollah Shiite group.

» Local Elections Underway in France as Macron Braces for Setback
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Polling stations across more than 4,600 French towns opened on Sunday for the second round of delayed local elections, as President Emmanuel Macron braces for an electoral setback.

» Leadership Race Narrows in Polish Presidential Clash
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Polling stations opened in Poland on Sunday amid strict hygiene and social distancing measures for a presidential ballot that has pitched the ruling nationalists against pro-European liberals.

» Pope Appeals for Donors to Dig Deep Ahead of Syria Conference
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Pope Francis appealed on Sunday for donors to dig deep ahead of a United Nations-backed donor-pledging conference for Syria during the Angelus prayer in St. Peter’s Square.

» WHO: COVID-19 Cases Closing In to 10 Million
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The World Health Organization reported on Sunday that the world stands on the brink of officially tallying 10 million coronavirus cases, having registered 189,077 more on Sunday and with a death toll so far of 495,760, and with almost fi...

» Tokyo Incumbent Governor Koike Tops Election Exit Polls
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Tokyo’s incumbent governor Yuriko Koike is likely to have renewed her mandate for another four years, according to exit polls from local elections on Sunday.

» Torrential Rains in Japan Leave 34 Dead and Whole Towns Cut Off
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Heavy rains in Japan have left at least 34 people dead and 14 missing on Sunday with whole towns cut off by overflowing rivers.

» Stalemate Continues between London and Brussels in Brexit Negotiations
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Negotiators from the United Kingdom and European Union will start a new round of discussions this week in London on their post-Brexit relationship.

» Croatians Head to Polls in National Elections amid COVID-19 Rebound
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Around 3.8 million Croatians were called to vote on Sunday in parliamentary elections as the country battled its highest rate of COVID-19 infections.

» New Zealand’s Ardern Kicks Off Poll Campaign with Job Promise
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern launched on Sunday her electoral campaign for the Sept. 19 elections, promising to pump more money into small businesses and generate jobs as the country faces a severe economic downturn triggere...

» President Obrador Pledges to Uphold Mexican Dignity during His Trump Visit
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Mexican President Lopez Obrador, who is fighting domestic criticism over his trade-related trip to the United States, has said he would uphold the dignity of his nation and assert its strength when he meets his US counterpart Donald Trum...

» Colombia Probes Alleged Sexual Abuse of Indigenous Minors
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Colombia is investigating 12 cases of alleged rape of young girls from an indigenous tribe, involving military personnel in at least three of these incidents of sexual abuse, an official said.

» Rapper Kanye West Announces US Presidential Bid
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
American rapper Kanye West has announced that he would be running for presidential elections later this year after having supported United States President Donald Trump’s reelection bid.

» US Commemorates Fourth of July amid Pandemic Crisis, Racial Divisions
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The United States celebrated its Independence Day on Saturday with President Donald Trump’s speech that encouraged divisions and polarization in a country that is in the middle of an unprecedented health crisis triggered by the coronavir...

» Corpse Left Lying in Bolivian Street amid Funeral System Collapse
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The corpse of a man who apparently died with symptoms of COVID-19 lay in a street of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba for almost 24 hours, revealing Sunday the effects of the funeral system collapse and a precarious social situation as pr...

» Barça Grabs Best Result since LaLiga Season Resumed, 4-1 over Villarreal
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Barcelona was on Sunday in its best form since LaLiga play resumed after the coronavirus quarantine at La Ceramica stadium, defeating host Villarreal 4-1 and negating Real Madrid’s win over Athletic Bilbao earlier in the day, still chasi...

» Too-Early Reopening Responsible for COVID-19 Spikes in US
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Local officials in the US states hardest hit by the renewed COVID-19 spikes – including Florida and Arizona – are ascribing on Sunday the resurgence in coronavirus cases to too-early economic reopenings, while the head of the agency task...

» Sergio Ramos, on Penalty Kick, Gives Real Madrid 1-0 Win over Athletic Club
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Sergio Ramos, authoritatively transforming a penalty kick resulting from a VAR examination of a foul by Dani Garcia on Marcelo, enabled Real Madrid to down Athletic Club 1-0 on Sunday at San Mames stadium, inching a bit closer to the La ...

» Belgian Firm Creates New Beverage Using Beer Thrown Away During Pandemic
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Reusing and repurposing products, items and equipment is one of the pillars of responsible ecological behavior and a key element in caring for the environment, but it can also have economic benefits, as Sebastien Morvan, the cofounder of...

» Spain Puts Second Region Back in Lockdown in 24 Hours
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Spain put a second region on Sunday back into lockdown in 24 hours after a spike in COVID-19 infections.

» Iran Makes Masks Mandatory amid New Daily High of COVID-19 Deaths
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Iranian authorities have imposed rules on wearing masks in public amid a spike in COVID-19 infections which saw the country register a record number of daily coronavirus deaths on Sunday.

» Palestine Declares 3rd State of Emergency after Spike in COVID-19 Infections
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a month-long state of emergency on Sunday due to an increase in the rate of COVID-19 infections which has seen the government impose severe restrictions.

» Movie Maestro Ennio Morricone Dies at 91
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Oscar-winning movie score composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91, Italian news agency Ansa reported on Monday.

» Tokyo’s Governor Promises Firm Response against COVID-19 after Re-election
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Tokyo’s Governor Yuriko Koike promised on Monday a firm response to a possible second wave of coronavirus infections in the capital after winning a second term with a landslide victory in the recent elections.

» Seoul Says Dialog with Pyongyang Must Not Stop ‘Under Any Circumstances’
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Dialog between Pyongyang and Seoul and Washington must not stop under any circumstances, South Korea’s unification minister nominee said on Monday, two days after the North said that it does not see the need to resume talks with the Unit...

» Australia Closes Interstate Border for First Time in 100 Years amid Outbreak
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Australia’s most populous states of Victoria and New South Wales will close their shared border starting midnight on Monday amid a spike in coronavirus cases in the city of Melbourne.

» Pilot License Cheating Scandal Hits Pakistan’s Aviation Industry
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Javed bribed officials from Pakistan’s aviation department to pass his exams and obtain his pilot’s license, after which he spent years flying ATR and A-320 aircrafts carrying thousands of passengers to various destinations.

» Croatia Chooses Experience in Face of Change amid Pandemic
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
The conservative ruling party of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic achieved a decisive victory on Sunday in Croatia’s parliamentary election under promises of security and experience in managing the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis.

» Carlos Alberto Montaner: Biden, Trump, Venezuela and the 2020 Elections
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
“Venezuelans should not expect from Biden anything similar to what Obama did in Cuba,” writes Latin American genius Carlos Alberto Montaner.

» Beatrice Rangel: On Venezuela – Why Cape Verde Matters
05/07/20 20:05 from Latino News Review
Former Venezuelan Minister of Ministers Beatrice Rangel on the ongoing attempts by the US to extradite Venezuela’s Maduro Regime “fixer” Alex Saab.

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