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Month June 2020

The Cameroonian waging war against a French war hero’s statue

Cameroonian activist Andre Blaise Essama has been on a decades-long mission to purge his country of its colonial-era symbols. He has a reputation for being a statue chopper in the main city Douala, with his main target being French World… Continue Reading →

Russia's Putin appeals to patriotism as key vote reaches climax

All week, millions of Russians have been voting to reform their constitution, many using polling stations set up on tree stumps, park benches and even car boots. Giant prize draws have helped entice them to the ballot, with the chance… Continue Reading →

Trump views US troops as disposable – the Russian bounty scandal makes that clear

Celebrity Refinery29 “It Literally Broke Me In Half”: Katy Perry Opens Up About Split From Orlando Bloom Katy Perry’s biggest hits are often referred to as power anthems — they tell stories of joy and hope, and they make us… Continue Reading →

Father of Slain Marine Finds Heartbreak Anew in Possible Russian Bounty

A photo from the U.S. Marine Corps. of Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, who was killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan in 2019 along with fellow Marines, Cpl. Robert Hendriks and Sgt. Benjamin Hines. (U.S. Marine Corps via The New… Continue Reading →

Russian cosmonaut votes on Putin's reforms from ISS

Anatoly Ivanishin cast his ballot on constitutional reforms that could extend President Vladimir Putin’s rule (AFP Photo/Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV) More Moscow (AFP) – Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin became the first person to vote online from the International Space Station on Tuesday,… Continue Reading →

Putin set to get his new constitution. But Russians ask, ‘Why now?’

Russia has had five different constitutions since the beginning of the 20th century. All of them were linked to the fortunes of a particular leader, rather than being a permanent distillation of national principles. If exit polls are correct, after voting… Continue Reading →

Another side effect of COVID-19: Child labor

The boys struck out from their village in Pakistan’s rugged tribal belt and came to this frontier city to work at Maula Khan’s drink stand, a wooden cart shaded by an umbrella on a road bustling with migrants, war refugees… Continue Reading →

Theresa May says David Frost has 'no proven expertise' in security, in attack on Whitehall shake-up

Celebrity Refinery29 “It Literally Broke Me In Half”: Katy Perry Opens Up About Split From Orlando Bloom Katy Perry’s biggest hits are often referred to as power anthems — they tell stories of joy and hope, and they make us… Continue Reading →

Dems say Russia bounty intel is 'red flag' that Trump-Putin relationship could be compromised

Following a White House briefing Tuesday morning regarding reports that Russia offered bounties to the Taliban to kill U.S. military personnel, House Democrats renewed their call for an all-Member briefing from the intelligence community – “so we’d have direct evidence… Continue Reading →

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