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Indigenous leader to France’s Macron: Save the Amazon

Indigenous leader to France’s Macron: Save the Amazon A Brazilian Indigenous leader is appealing to France’s president to use his sway to fight deforestation of the Amazon By OLEG CETINIC Associated PressOctober 2, 2021, 4:51 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article9:50 Catching illegal loggers deep in the Amazon with ‘Guardians of …

UK extends truck driver visa program as fuel crisis persists

UK extends truck driver visa program as fuel crisis persists The British government has extended an emergency visa program for truck drivers as fuel shortages frustrate motorists lining up at empty pumps By PAN PYLAS Associated PressOctober 2, 2021, 4:01 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressAn employee cleans fuel …

Ethiopia expels UN officials amid Tigray blockade pressure

Ethiopia expels UN officials amid Tigray blockade pressure Ethiopia says it is kicking out seven United Nations officials whom it accuses of “meddling” in the country’s internal affairs as pressure grows on the government over its deadly blockade of the Tigray region By CARA ANNA Associated PressSeptember 30, 2021, 7:32 PM• 5 min readShare to …

UK: Soldiers to start driving fuel tankers in coming days

UK: Soldiers to start driving fuel tankers in coming days Britain’s business secretary says the government’s reserve tanker fleet is being deployed to help deliver gasoline to empty pumps across the U.K. By SYLVIA HUI Associated PressSeptember 29, 2021, 5:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA man fills his …

Haiti’s prime minister tells AP that he plans to organize presidential and legislative elections for early next year

Haiti’s prime minister tells AP that he plans to organize presidential and legislative elections for early next year Haiti’s prime minister tells AP that he plans to organize presidential and legislative elections for early next year ByThe Associated PressSeptember 28, 2021, 8:51 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — …

Gunmen release 10 more Nigerian students after fresh ransom

Gunmen release 10 more Nigerian students after fresh ransom Gunmen have released 10 students in Nigeria’s north nearly three months after they were abducted from their school in the state of Kaduna By CHINEDU ASADU Associated PressSeptember 26, 2021, 7:21 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LAGOS, Nigeria — Gunmen in …

Witness: Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city’s main square

Taliban hang body in public; signal return to past tactics The Taliban have hanged a dead body from a crane in a main city square in Afghanistan ByThe Associated PressSeptember 25, 2021, 5:57 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:17 Buddies without borders helping Afghan refugees Students in the Bay Area are …

‘Then the killing started’: Witnesses accuse Tigray fighters

‘Then the killing started’: Witnesses accuse Tigray fighters One man said he counted 55 corpses as he escaped from his town in northern Ethiopia ByThe Associated PressSeptember 25, 2021, 5:30 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NAIROBI, Kenya — One man said he counted 55 corpses as he escaped from his …

Icelanders vote with climate change on everyone’s mind

Icelanders vote with climate change on everyone’s mind Icelanders are voting in a general election dominated by climate change, with an unprecedented number of political parties likely to win parliamentary seats By EGILL BJARNASON Associated PressSeptember 25, 2021, 2:33 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA man walks toward an …

Is it a bluff? Some in Hungary and Poland talk of EU pullout

Is it a bluff? Some in Hungary and Poland talk of EU pullout An uptick in anti-European Union rhetoric in Hungary and Poland has some observers worried the countries’ right-wing governments might be planning to pull out of the 27-nation trade bloc By JUSTIN SPIKE and VANESSA GERA Associated PressSeptember 25, 2021, 8:51 AM• 6 …

The AP Interview: Don’t isolate the Taliban, Pakistan urges

The AP Interview: Don’t isolate the Taliban, Pakistan urges Pakistan’s top diplomat has some ideas from his country on how to engage the new Taliban government in Afghanistan By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated PressSeptember 23, 2021, 6:28 PM• 7 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article UNITED NATIONS — Be realistic. Show patience. Engage. …

‘I just cry’: Dying of hunger in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray

‘I just cry’: Dying of hunger in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray In parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days By CARA ANNA Associated PressSeptember 20, 2021, 4:55 PM• 9 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this photo provided anonymously, a severely malnourished child is treated in …

Favela centennial shows Brazil communities’ endurance

Favela centennial shows Brazil communities’ endurance One of Sao Paulo’s biggest favelas is celebrating its centennial — a sign of the permanence and resilience of poor communities that were once thought of as temporary By MAURICIO SAVARESE and DIANE JEANTET Associated PressSeptember 19, 2021, 4:30 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

Greece opens new migrant camp on island to reduce crowding

Greece opens new migrant camp on island to reduce crowding Greece has opened a new migrant camp on the island of Samos that replaces an obsolete and once overcrowded facility ByThe Associated PressSeptember 18, 2021, 5:18 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA view of the new multi-purpose reception and …

Post Malone – Motley Crew Lyrics

[Intro] (d.a. got that dope) [Chorus] Count up the bands, stickin’ out No rubber band is big enough Chain is so heavy, can’t pick it up Came with the gang, a myriad I see your whip, hilarious Where is my roof? Mysterious My whip from Fast & Furious Curtains with yellow interior I get the …

Russia opposition stifled but unbowed as Duma election nears

Russia opposition stifled but unbowed as Duma election nears In the months before Sunday’s parliamentary election in Russia, authorities unleashed an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition, making sure the best-known and loudest Kremlin critics didn’t run By DARIA LITVINOVA Associated PressSeptember 14, 2021, 3:24 PM• 7 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW …

Once inmates, Taliban now in charge in a Kabul prison

Once inmates, Taliban now in charge in a Kabul prison Kabul’s main prison was once crowded with thousands of Taliban captured or arrested by the government during Afghanistan’s long war By FILIPE DANA Associated PressSeptember 13, 2021, 8:20 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA Taliban fighter lifts a makeshift …

Burkina Faso humanitarian response risks lives, agency says

Burkina Faso humanitarian response risks lives, agency says The Norwegian Refugee Council said Burkina Faso’s slow and insufficient humanitarian response to the country’s escalating attacks is forcing people to choose between violence or hunger By SAM MEDNICK Associated PressSeptember 13, 2021, 3:22 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressDisplaced children …

EXCERPT: An Afghan reporter recalls 9/11’s aftermath there

EXCERPT: An Afghan reporter recalls 9/11’s aftermath there Retired Associated Press Afghanistan correspondent Amir Shah faced a delicate situation in Kabul after the 9/11 attacks By AMIR SHAH Associated PressSeptember 11, 2021, 3:55 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001 file photo, Associated …

Not easy voting green: Germans wary of getting climate bill

Not easy voting green: Germans wary of getting climate bill Climate change is among the top concerns for Germans going into this year’s national election that will determine who replaces Angela Merkel as chancellor By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressSeptember 10, 2021, 7:36 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – …

Nigeria threatened by school abductions, says UN official

Nigeria threatened by school abductions, says UN official A United Nations official has “strongly condemned” frequent school abductions in Nigeria, which threaten the future of the West African nation By CHINEDU ASADU Associated PressSeptember 10, 2021, 3:19 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LAGOS, Nigeria — Mounting school abductions in Nigeria …

‘Very brutal’: In Ethiopia, Tigray forces accused of abuses

‘Very brutal’: In Ethiopia, Tigray forces accused of abuses As they bring war to other parts of Ethiopia, resurgent Tigray fighters face growing allegations that they are retaliating for the abuses their people suffered back home ByThe Associated PressSeptember 3, 2021, 3:53 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressDisplaced Ethiopians …

Lil Zay Osama – Danny Block Lyrics

[Intro] Ayy, ayy (Brr, brrr) Once again Steppin’ on these niggas head man, (Steppin’ on these bitch ass) Gettin’ in between these bitches legs, man Ayy, ayy [Verse 1] What we doin’? (What we doin’?) Ayy, steppin’ on these niggas heads Every day a new opp dead Every day a different Glock p*ssyboy know how …

After leaked videos, Iran opens cases against prison guards

After leaked videos, Iran opens cases against prison guards Iran’s judiciary says that prosecutors have opened criminal cases against six guards at the country’s notorious Evin prison, after footage showing the widespread abuse of detainees at the facility leaked out last week ByThe Associated PressAugust 31, 2021, 1:28 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Decrepit smuggling boat with 539 migrants nears Italy

Decrepit smuggling boat with 539 migrants nears Italy Italian military vessels have aided a decrepit fishing boat crammed with 539 migrants aboard, which was approaching the tiny southern island of Lampedusa south of Sicily ByThe Associated PressAugust 28, 2021, 1:37 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ROME — Italian military vessels …

South Africa gets more vaccines from US amid ongoing surge

South Africa gets more vaccines from US amid ongoing surge South Africa will this weekend receive 2.2 million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses donated by the United States to add to the 5.6 million doses it received from the U.S. in July By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated PressAugust 27, 2021, 1:20 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real

Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real The head of Iran’s prison system has acknowledged that videos purportedly obtained by a self-described hacker group that show abuses at the Islamic Republic’s notorious Evin prison were real By JON GAMBRELL Associated PressAugust 24, 2021, 4:23 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Bolsonaro urges Brazil Senate to impeach high court justice

Bolsonaro urges Brazil Senate to impeach high court justice Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has asked the Senate to impeach a Supreme Court justice — a largely symbolic move that shows he has little desire to ease tensions between his administration and the judiciary By DÉBORA ÁLVARES and MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA Associated PressAugust 20, 2021, …

Haitian quake victims rush shipments, loot food and supplies

Haitian quake victims rush shipments, loot food and supplies Haitians left hungry and homeless by a devastating earthquake are rushing relief shipment trucks and in some cases looting desperately needed supplies By EVENS SANONS and MATÍAS DELACROIX Associated PressAugust 20, 2021, 8:52 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressResidents climb …

Reports of targeted Taliban killings fuel Afghans’ fears

Reports of targeted Taliban killings fuel Afghans’ fears Reports of targeted killings in areas overrun by the Taliban are mounting in Afghanistan By AHMAD SEIR, TAMEEM AKHGAR and REBECCA SANTANA Associated PressAugust 20, 2021, 8:01 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article8:39 Stranded American in Afghanistan: ‘The airport is very dangerous’ ABC …