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'Deutsche Welle Arabic' dominated by pro-Assad lobby- Opinion - 07/10/2020

     - The ambiguous position of the German channel Deutsche Welle in regards to the Syrian revolution, reveals a bias toward the Syrian regime and its regional allies, such as...

Papuan Lives Matter: How George Floyd inspired Indonesia - 07/06/2020

Singapore (tca/dpa) - Buchtar Tabuni steeled himself for the prospect of 17 years in prison, unaware that his future would be tied to protests over the fate of another dark-skinned man more than...

Africa lost almost 55bn dollars in tourism and travel, AU says - 07/02/2020

Cape Town (dpa) – Africa has lost almost 55 billion dollars in tourism and travel revenue in the past three months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the African Union said Thursday. Some 24 million...

Sixty migrants feared missing after boat capsizes on lake in Turkey - 07/01/2020

Istanbul - Around 60 migrants were feared missing after a boat capsized on Lake Van in south-eastern Turkey, the country's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday. Six bodies have been...

Belgian king apologizes to DR Congo for colonial-era 'cruelty' - 06/30/2020

Brussels - Belgian King Philippe on Tuesday expressed regret for the "acts of violence and cruelty" committed during the years that his ancestor, Leopold II, presided over what is now the Democratic...

Job seekers get more options as working from home becomes permanent - 06/29/2020

Chicago (tca/dpa) - With three young children, Eric Sauerhoff was not looking to move across the Midwest during the pandemic. The Bexley, Ohio, resident was job hunting and knew a move might be...

Planning for Japan's new magnetic levitation train hits snag - 06/27/2020

Tokyo - By Lars Nicolaysen, - Japan wants to usher in a new era of high-speed public transport with magnetic levitation, or maglev, trains, but the billion-dollar mammoth project for the first...

Mexican grandfather left jobless by virus becomes YouTube success - 06/26/2020

Mexico City (dpa) – A 78-year-old Mexican man has become a YouTube cooking star after the coronavirus pandemic forced him to stay at home. "This has been a boom. I try to make people have fun, that's...

Moscow gathers thousands for WWII parade despite coronavirus concerns - 06/24/2020

Moscow - By Peter Spinella, - Moscow hosted a major military parade on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe despite the grand event's potential to spread the...

French prosecutors want nine to face trial over Nice truck attack - 06/23/2020

Paris - French prosecutors said Tuesday that they have requested that nine people face trial over alleged involvement in one of the deadliest terror attacks the country has seen. Eighty-six people...
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