September 26, 2021

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  • Angus Robertson demands urgent action on immigration amid supply shortfalls September 26, 2021 6:23 am The Herald (Scotland) Scottish ministers are demanding urgent action from the UK on immigration, in a bid to address some of the problems being caused by labour shortages. Scottish External Affairs Secretary Angus Robertson has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel calling for …
  • Inside the David and Goliath battle against corruption in Indonesia September 26, 2021 6:15 am The Sydney Morning Herald School principal Mahmuddin.Then they are dispatched to elementary and high schools to talk about the values they’ve learnt and the crooks they’ve tried to chase down. “Our seniors – anti corruption activists from Gerak – left the social movement one by one …
  • Friends of Spavor and Kovrig overjoyed as '2 Michaels' arrive in Canada September 26, 2021 6:15 am CTV News Calgary CALGARY – Family members and friends of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig can finally breathe a sigh of relief as the pair landed safely on Canadian soil for the first time in more than 1,000 days. The ‘two Michaels’ arrived home on Saturday, shortly …
  • Concerned United Nations can only sidestep Myanmar crisis September 26, 2021 6:02 am ABC News BANGKOK — In his speech last week to open the U.N. General Assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres bracketed Myanmar with Afghanistan and Ethiopia as nations for whose people “peace and stability remain a distant dream.” He declared unwavering …
  • What the German election could mean for EU health policy September 26, 2021 5:18 am Politico.eu The German political parties aiming to form a new government agree on one thing: Europe needs to be better prepared for the next pandemic.  But they diverge, sometimes fundamentally, on approaches to the European Health Union, pharmaceutical companies, …
  • The Middle East uncertainty and the non-Arab factor September 26, 2021 4:32 am Mena FN (MENAFN- Jordan Times) The world today is witnessing a state of uncertainty because we are living in the transitional period between the existing world order since the period following the fall of the Berlin Wall and its prevailing alliances, and a new …
  • Pakistan, China agree to include KCCDZ under CPEC framework September 26, 2021 2:44 am The News International ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have agreed to include multi-billion dollar Karachi Coastal Comprehensive Development Zone (KCCDZ) under the CPEC framework, a statement said on Saturday. "The monumental decision was taken during the 10th Joint …
  • In Maine, COVID-19 hospitalizations set record as variant targets the unvaccinated September 26, 2021 1:25 am Maine State News.Net The highly contagious Delta variant is a catalyst for the surge, health officials said. But another driver comes from Maine residents who refuse to be vaccinated, many of them from rural, outlying counties where suspicions about the vaccine and government …
  • OSU president announces additional $20 million over 10 years to fund safety measures September 26, 2021 12:47 am The Lima News – Ohio COLUMBUS — From behind the podium at an on-campus news conference Friday afternoon, Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson spoke firmly about her feelings toward the recent increase in violent crimes around campus. “This is personal for me,” she said. “ …
  • Obey the Kremlin or pay up: why the EU’s heating bills will skyrocket this winter September 26, 2021 12:18 am Euromaidan Press As the EU blunders about in a cloud of gas, Putin is elated – never before has he enjoyed so much influence over Europe. Picture by Hanna Naronina  2021/09/25 – 20:53 • Hybrid War, International, Russian Aggression Editor’s NoteSince the beginning …
  • Agrifood Brief: Got (bio) milk? September 26, 2021 12:16 am EurActiv After riding high on a wave of rapidly growing consumer demand for more organic products, the French ‘bio’ milk branch is facing an unprecedented decline in demand this year. While the sector has successfully doubled its production since 2017 and the …
  • Covid-19 NZ: Chris Hipkins says John Key 'smug' comment an 'insult to New Zealanders' September 25, 2021 11:44 pm Stuff Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins says former PM John Key’s description of New Zealand as a “smug hermit kingdom” is an insult to New Zealanders. But he says the wider suggestions in Key’s column, which ran in the Sunday Star-Times, are generally already …
  • Small business picture still grim during post-pandemic recovery September 25, 2021 8:16 pm Fairfield County Business Journal – Connecticut The plight of small businesses as the Covid era stretches past 18 months remains very much an ongoing concern. Even with all of the economic relief offered by the federal and state governments, small businesses are still facing considerable headwinds. The …
  • (Video) Iran: Top Positions Occupied by IRGC Terrorists September 25, 2021 8:11 pm EIN Presswire Robertson a barrister emphasized that the Genocide Convention effectively obligates the international community to hold perpetrators of such a crime accountable PARIS, FRANCE, September 25, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — Recently, announced that …
  • SCCC to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month on all three campuses September 25, 2021 7:47 pm TBR Newsmedia Event will feature Newsman and TV Host John Quiñones, Chicana Author and Poet Angelica Maria. Suffolk County Community College will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans with a …
  • The Latest: NY teacher vaccine mandate temporarily blocked September 25, 2021 7:16 pm WBNG 12 – New York NEW YORK — New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for its teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge days before it was to take effect. The mandate for the the nation’s largest school system was set …
  • Taekwondo: Ending child marriage in Zimbabwe, one kick at a time September 25, 2021 7:09 pm News (South Africa) Epworth, Zimbabwe – Growing up in Epworth, a densely populated suburb southeast of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, 17-year-old Lisa Nyambupu would see many of her friends getting married at a young age. It was a future she also expected for herself – until she …
  • North Idaho College board fires President Rick MacLennan without cause September 25, 2021 6:45 pm Idaho State News.Net Rick MacLennan is out as president of North Idaho College. The North Idaho College Board of Trustees voted 3-2 Wednesday to fire MacLennan, who has served as president since 2016, without cause. His termination will take effect at the end of the day …
  • Bangladeshs ruling party to unleash online army to 'stifle' opposition September 25, 2021 6:32 pm Bangladesh News.net Under the garb of countering "fake news" on social media, critics say the ruling Awami League seeks to stifle and criminalise voices critical of the government. In mid-August, Abdullah Baki, a grass-root level activist of Bangladesh’s ruling …
  • NMSU researcher explores the 'dark side' of social media influence on political participation September 25, 2021 6:01 pm Las Cruces Sun-News – New Mexico LAS CRUCES – Do Americans put more stock in what we feel we know rather than actual facts? A New Mexico State University communication studies professor’s recently published study shows the influence of social media on public engagement turns the …