2024-07-17: News Headlines

Maureen Clare Murphy (2024-07-17). Israel massacres civilians to maximize pressure on Hamas. electronicintifada.net Flow of arms, international impunity prolong genocide in Gaza.

IMEMC News (2024-07-17). Day 284 Update: Israel Kills At Least 50 in Relentless Bombardment of Civilian 'Safe Areas'. imemc.org On Tuesday, July 16th, day 284 of the ongoing Israeli assault on the entire civilian population of the Gaza Strip. At least 50 Palestinians were killed, and many more wounded. The Israeli army committed a new massacre by bombing a school housing displaced people in the Nusseirat camp, which resulted in the death of 23 …

Tanja Stopper (2024-07-17). Interview with retired US Colonel Ann Wright: "I believe the US government's policies are making the world a more dangerous place." pressenza.com The interview was conducted by Dear Ann, thank you for taking the time for this interview. | Ann, you served in the US Army/Army Reserves for 29 years and retired as a colonel. You also spent 16 years in the U.S. diplomatic corps, serving in U.S. embassies in Nicaragua, G…

Dissident Voice Communications (2024-07-17). CODEPINK's Palestinian-American Staff Member ARRESTED on False Accusation of Assault by Member of Congress. dissidentvoice.org Milwaukee, WI — In an incident of political thuggery and intimidation at the RNC, CODEPINK's Palestinian campaign organizer, Nour Jaghama, has been unjustly arrested by police on accusation of assaulting a member of Congress. While peacefully waiting in line to enter the event, Nour, a visibly Palestinian woman, was intentionally bumped into by a bald, white …

Vince Hooper (2024-07-17). Trump assassination attempt a wake-up call for political stability. independentaustralia.net

WSWS (2024-07-17). Australian Labor government exploits Trump assassination bid to intensify witch hunt against anti-genocide protests. wsws.org Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and key ministers have maliciously linked the Trump shooting to the ongoing protests in Australia against the US-backed Israeli genocide in Gaza.

newarab (2024-07-17). Haredi 'mob' attacks Israeli officers amid anger over draft. newarab.com A group of ultra-Orthodox Major General David Zini, head of the Training Command and General Staff Corps, and Brigadier General Shay Tayeb, head of the Ground Force's Personnel Division, were in the ultra-Orthodox area of Bnei B…

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Hamas: Israel's attack on school 'shameful act, scar on humanity'. presstv.ir "This is a brutal and shameful act that is a scar on humanity," the Palestinian resistance movement said.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Iran rejects claim about Trump assassination, asserts will pursue Soleimani case legally. presstv.ir Iran roundly rejects claims of devising any plots to assassinate Donald Trump, but vows to pursue him legally over the assassination of General Soleimani in 2020.

Larry Johnson (2024-07-17). Talking With the Duran and Danny Davis About The Attempt to Kill Donald Trump and the Nomination of J.D. Vance. sonar21.com aaa | When you read the following, be advised that I am not complaining or whining. I had quite a day. I started off interviewing my friend, Pepe Escobar. We talked about the international reaction to the failed Trump assassination and then went deep on NATO and the implications of NATO's stated plan to try to surround China and what this means for BRICs. I should be able to post that tomorrow (it is in the hands of my volunteer editor). | Twenty minutes after concluding my chat with Pepe, I reversed roles and was a guest of the boys at The Duran. Chatting with Alexander and Alex is always a highlight for me.

bay area CISPES & fmln norcal (2024-07-17). Saturday 8/3: Commemoration of the Salvadoran Student Massacre of 1975. indybay.org 2973 16th Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103…

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Nasrallah: Israel is cancerous tumor, it will be removed. presstv.ir The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement says the "cancerous tumor" of Israel will be removed by the current Palestinian generation.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Hezbollah launches retaliatory attacks against Israeli positions. presstv.ir Hezbollah fighters pound several Israeli settlements and military sites with rocket barrages in response to the regime's attack on southern Lebanon.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Three Syrian children killed in 'horrific' Israeli attack on Lebanon. aljazeera.com UN condemns Israeli attack that killed children who were reportedly playing outside their home in south Lebanon.

newarab (2024-07-17). Three Syrian children among 5 dead in Israeli strikes on Lebanon. newarab.com Lebanese official media said separate "Three Syrian children" were killed "in an enemy raid that targeted farmland in the village of Umm Toot", the Nationa…

newarab (2024-07-17). Yes, the EU has subsidized the forced return of Syrians to Assad. newarab.com A mere two months after the announcement of the €1 billion EU-Lebanon Already, dozens

Aseel Saleh (2024-07-17). Israel kills dozens across Gaza, at least five in southern Lebanon. peoplesdispatch.org The Israeli occupation army continues with its genocidal multi-front war despite suffering from a serious shortage of personnel and weaponry, and in spite of the mounting international and local pressure for a ceasefire…

Allan Fisher (2024-07-17). Tuesday 7/16: Protest Jimmy Panetta for enabling Genocide. indybay.org Seymour Marine Center, 100 McAllister, Santa Cruz…

Matthew Hoh (2024-07-17). Defending Democracy: When Wars Come Home. counterpunch.org The elected majorities of both political parties argue Israel's genocide of Palestinians must be supported because Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East. $175 billion, in just 2 1/2 years, has been appropriated for war in Ukraine to defend democracy. The GOP and the Democrats have brought about a needless and reckless cold

Brian Shea, Will Hodgkinson, Maureen Skehan (2024-07-17). No pride in genocide: Disability rights activists demand justice for Palestine. workers.org Somerville, Massachusetts — Dozens of disability justice and pro-Palestine activists gathered outside Somerville City Hall, on July 11 to demand an end to U.S support for the ongoing Zionist genocide in Gaza, which has killed and disabled hundreds of thousands of people. Disabled Palestinians are being disproportionately harmed, lacking even . . . |

Media Against Apartheid & Displacement (2024-07-17). Biden Says He's Done "More" for Palestinians "Than Anybody" as He Backs Genocide. themaad.org

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Israel displaces more Palestinians amid operations in north, south Gaza. presstv.ir Israeli forces conducted military operations in Gaza City in the north and the cities of Rafah and Khan Younis in the south.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Israel attacks 'safe areas' in Gaza again, kills 50 Palestinians. presstv.ir The regime's forces once again attacked a UN-run school in the Nuseirat refugee camp. 23 people were killed.

Editor (2024-07-17). 170 years of U.S. aggression against Nicaragua. mronline.org On July 19 Nicaragua will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Houthi: Yemenis humiliate US, spare no effort in supporting Palestine. presstv.ir The leader of the Ansarullah resistance movement says Yemenis have humiliated the United States.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2024-07-17). Sugar Daddy of Trump's VP Pick Has Deep Ties to CIA. covertactionmagazine.com Vance's top funder, Peter Thiel, co-founded the data-analytics company Palantir, which has the CIA as a client, and was an early investor in Facebook, the CIA's "wet dream." Surging in the polls after surviving an assassination attempt, Donald Trump boosted his prospects of becoming the next president by nominating J. D. Vance as his vice …

(2024-07-17). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

Media Against Apartheid & Displacement (2024-07-17). Israeli Forces Dropped 2,000-Pound Bombs on Gaza "Safe Zone," Killing 90. themaad.org

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Israel's restrictions on movement in al-Khalil hurdle to 'essential services': ICRC. presstv.ir The ICRC says intensified restrictions imposed by Israel in the southern occupied West Bank city hamper "essential service."

Maxime Duriez (2024-07-17). FIDH International Bureau resolution: in Gaza, act or watch the Palestinian people die. fidh.org

Simcha Pasko (2024-07-17). Human Rights Watch Details War Crimes in Hamas-Led Attack on Israel. themedialine.org

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Rashid Khalidi: The Neck and The Sword. newleftreview.org Rashid Khalidi and Tariq Ali discuss the political and intellectual history of the Palestinian national movement, its fraught entanglement with neighbouring Arab regimes, the realities of the 'peace process', Israel's grip on the Biden Administration and the strategic calculations—or miscalculations—of Hamas.

Nan Levinson (2024-07-17). Assessing the Flames of Protest. counterpunch.org It began with Aaron Bushnell and a visceral response of mine: Why would anyone do such a thing? Bushnell was the 25-year-old active-duty airman who set himself ablaze on February 25th in front of the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., to protest that country's brutal war in Gaza. The first question was tough enough, but

newarab (2024-07-17). Palestinian prisoner lost half his body weight in Israeli prison. newarab.com Like someone who emerged from a cave after an eternity, with deteriorating health and a dilapidated body, bodybuilding champion His family, which was waiting for him at the gate of Ofer Military Prison, saw an emaciated man who couldn't walk, supported by another man. | Both appeared exhausted, their shaggy hair and long beards making them look like they had come out of a grave. | Since October 7th, it has become co…

Ali Salam (2024-07-17). Israeli Army Shoots Two Palestinians, Abducts One, Near Nablus. imemc.org Israeli forces shot, on Tuesday, two Palestinian young men and abducted another in the Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank. Media sources said that undercover Israeli agents (Musta'ribeen) infiltrated the "Al-Tirawiyah" neighborhood in the Balata camp, and surrounded a citizen's home, while firing many live rounds. According to Ahmad …

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Israeli airstrike destroys UN school sheltering displaced Palestinians. presstv.ir An Israeli airstrike has destroyed a UN school building housing displaced Palestinians.

The Media Line Staff (2024-07-17). Palestinian-Israeli Choir Moves Judges and Audience on 'America's Got Talent'. themedialine.org

Staff (2024-07-17). 500 health workers killed in Gaza, including doctors with rare specialisations. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff Israeli attacks have killed 500 health workers in Gaza since October, including several specialised doctors. The specialist doctors killed include a plastic surgeon specialising in wound care, a reconstructive surgeon, an obstetrician/gynaecologist, an orthopaedic surgeon, a fertility doctor, and the only liver transplant doctor in Gaza, according to AP news agency. …

Ashley Smith (2024-07-17). Resisting Israeli Scholasticide and Academic Apartheid. counterpunch.org Israel's genocidal war is both massacring Palestinians and destroying their physical and social infrastructure. In particular, Israel has targeted Palestinian educational institutions. In late April, UN experts concluded, "with more than 80% of schools in Gaza damaged or destroyed, it may be reasonable to ask if there is an intentional effort to comprehensively destroy the Palestinian education system, an action known as 'scholasticide'."1 The aim of this settler-colonial project is to eradicate the physical, intellectual, and political reproduction of the Palestinian people. As Maya Wind documents in her new boo…

newarab (2024-07-17). Families of Israel soldiers held captive in Gaza plead for peace. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Netanyahu 'ordered recording turned off' at war cabinet meetings. newarab.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the military to turn off recording at the army's command centre where meetings Under normal circumstances, everything that takes place at the army headquarters' command centre is automatically recorded by a system in operation there. | However, Netanyahu order that only his office would be allowed to record war cabinet and othe…

The Media Line Staff (2024-07-17). Israeli Airstrikes Intensify in Gaza, Claiming 57 Lives Amid Cease-fire Efforts. themedialine.org

newarab (2024-07-17). Israel bombs Gaza after US criticises high civilian toll. newarab.com Authorities in Gaza civil defence spokesman Mahmud Bassal said the three air strikes killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens within an hour across the war-tor…

Ali Salam (2024-07-17). Army Abducts Three Palestinians in Tulkarem and Bethlehem. imemc.org Israeli forces abducted three Palestinians, two in Tulkarem and one near Bethlehem, in the northeastern and southern parts of the occupied West Bank, in addition to damaging vehicles near Tubas in the northeastern part. Occupation forces abducted two Palestinian young men in the Shweika neighborhood, north of Tulkarem in the northwestern part of the West …

(2024-07-17). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

The Media Line Staff (2024-07-17). Ultra-Orthodox Draft in Israel To Start Next Week, IDF Says. themedialine.org

Lindsay V (2024-07-17). Saturday 7/20: Film Plus Food – Palestine-Israel. indybay.org Mukunda Studio walk from Civic Center Bart | 1250 Folsom Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103…

newarab (2024-07-17). Israel charges one, detains two, for Iran intelligence links. newarab.com Israeli authorities on Tuesday charged one Israeli and detained two others for The agency said Iran has sought in recent months to recruit Israelis to carry out missions in the country and that the person charged had been asked, but refused, to carry out a murder and set fire to a forest. | "Shin Bet and the police international inquiries unit have arreste…

IMEMC News (2024-07-17). Army Abducts Two Young Men In Jenin. imemc.org On Wednesday dawn, undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated Jenin city, in the occupied West Bank's northern part, surrounded a home before many army vehicles invaded the area, and abducted two young Palestinian men. Local sources said the soldiers infiltrated Jenin in a truck carrying Palestinian license plates, before the soldiers surrounded the home of Aziz Shalabi …

Maxime Duriez (2024-07-17). Who will stop Israel's illegal annexations of Palestinian land ? fidh.org The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) condemns Israel's plans to annex and expand illegal settlements in the West Bank, actions that constitute war crimes under the Fourth Geneva Convention. Third countries must uphold international law for the Palestinian people, or it will eventually cease to exist. FIDH call on all states to deploy all the necessary efforts in order to end Israel's settler-colonialism and apartheid, and work towards the realisation of the Palestinian (…) | – | /…

Phil Pasquini (2024-07-17). Negotiating for American Hostages Overseas and in Gaza. indybay.org Former Israel Defense Forces special operations officer Mickey Bergman, who has been engaged in the delicate art of international high-stake hostage negotiations for the release of Americans being held overseas for the past 18 years, spoke of his experiences at the Stimson Center in introducing his new book "In The Shadows."

Media Against Apartheid & Displacement (2024-07-17). Israel's legalization of settlements in the northern West Bank, explained. themaad.org

newarab (2024-07-17). Trump picks J.D.Vance as VP, a move that is 'unsurprising'. newarab.com When Donald Trump made his announcement of Within an hour of the announcement, convention attendees were already wearing pins reading, "Trump Vance," showing immediate support of the new running mate. | "Obviously, it…

newarab (2024-07-17). US Senator Bob Menendez convicted at Egypt corruption trial. newarab.com US The jury deliberated for more than 12 hours over three days before reaching a verdict in a trial that had taken nine weeks. Menendez, 70, had pleaded not guilty to 16 criminal charges including bribery, acting as a foreign agent…

newarab (2024-07-17). With bank infrastructure in ruins, Gaza gets a crypto lifeline. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Iran 'revenge' plot led to increased protection of Trump. newarab.com A threat from Upon learning of the threat, the Biden administration reached out to sen…

newarab (2024-07-17). Musk 'to give $45 mln a month' to new pro-Trump PAC, WSJ reports. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Ramallah's broken clock: In defence of the Palestinian Authority. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Iraqi justice ministry denies allegations of 'secret executions'. newarab.com The Iraqi Ministry of Justice on Monday denied allegations it is conducting Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Laibi Abdul Hussein in a

newarab (2024-07-17). Egypt arrests suspect over anti-Sisi billboards at Faisal Street. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Inside Artists for Aid London concert for Gaza and Sudan. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Iraq invites private companies to operate Baghdad airport. newarab.com In September, the government signed an agreement with the

newarab (2024-07-17). Syria's Assad says he will not meet with Turkey's Erdogan. newarab.com Syrian dictator "The problem is not the meeting, but its content," a video clip released by the p…

newarab (2024-07-17). Biden says he is a 'Zionist' who also 'supports Palestinians'. newarab.com United States President Speaking with Complex Networks' Speedy Morman on 360 with Speedy, when asked if he was a Zionist, Biden responded "yes", earlier adding, "You…

newarab (2024-07-17). Sudan's warring parties continue talks with UN envoy. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Turkey's border closures threaten north-west Syria with disaster. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). More than 10 million people displaced by Sudan war, IOM says. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-17). Alan Duncan cleared of antisemitism accusations by Conservatives. newarab.com Former Conservative MP Sir The MP, who held two cabinet posts during the previous

Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. (2024-07-17). Guilty Plea In First Espionage Act Case Involving Drone Photography. popularresistance.org In a first-of-its-kind prosecution, a Chinese graduate student pleaded guilty to violating the United States Espionage Act when he flew a drone and photographed U.S. military and naval installations. | The plea deal does not create any legal precedent, and U.S. prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia never explicitly accused Fengyun Shi of spying on behalf of the Chinese government. However, the case itself carries implications for the right to photograph or gather news. | Shi agreed to plead guilty [PDF] to two counts of "unlawful photographing of designated installation without authorization." Both are…

Thomas Ferguson, Servaas Storm, Scheer Post. (2024-07-17). A New Era Of Endless Labor Shortages? popularresistance.org Every so often a publication comes along that more or less perfectly captures the Zeitgeist of world business elites. So it was on the 26th of June when the McKinsey Global Institute issued a new report: "Help Wanted: Charting the Challenge of Tight Labor Markets in Advanced Economies." | The message its few pages of charts and text deliver is dire indeed: "Labor markets in advanced economies today are among the tightest in two decades, not merely a pandemic-induced blip but rather a long-term trend that may continue as workforces age." | This constraining labor market, the report claims, "means forgone economic…

Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. (2024-07-17). Truth Dies: Uhuru 3 Trial May Set Dangerous Precedent For Free Speech. popularresistance.org On July 29, 2022, the FBI raided seven properties connected to the African People's Socialist Party/Uhuru Movement and fabricated charges against three prominent members: Chairman Omali Yeshitela, Jesse Nevel, Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, and Penny Hess, Chair of the African People's Solidarity Committee. They are facing up to 15 years in jail for speaking out against the proxy war in Ukraine. Their trial is currently scheduled for September 3. Clearing the FOG spoke with Penny Hess and Leonard Goodman, a criminal defense attorney with the Uhuru Legal Team. Mr. Goodman made the point that if this trial…

Luis Feliz Leon, Labor Notes. (2024-07-17). Will Immigrant Workers In Britain Win Europe's First Amazon Union? popularresistance.org Workers at fulfillment center BHX4 in Coventry, central England, cast votes July 8-13 for the GMB union to negotiate over pay, hours, and working conditions with the Amazon bosses. The results are expected July 17. | The watershed vote comes after a long, bruising battle; Amazon tried U.S.-style stalling and union-busting tactics. Meanwhile the workers have taken 37 days of strike action in two years. They've grown their union to 1,400 members, established a stewards network, and built multiethnic solidarity. In the U.K., workers can become dues-paying members before union recognition is attained.

Gerry Condon, Antiwar. (2024-07-17). Nuclear War Is Imminent. popularresistance.org The world is headed toward nuclear war. The horrific nightmare of global destruction that has haunted humanity ever since Hiroshima and Nagasaki is nearly upon us. For decades, peace activists and nuclear experts have warned about the "growing danger of nuclear war." The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the hands of their Doomsday Clock all the way to 90 seconds! How much closer can we get? Are these dire warnings being dismissed like the man with the sign shouting "The End Is Near?" | The original nuclear powers, the U.S., Russia, China, France and the UK — the five permanent members of the UN Secur…

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy. (2024-07-17). Donald Trump Is Not A 'Threat To The Deep State'. popularresistance.org An issue that I often try to avoid is domestic US partisan politics. It's very frustrating to talk about US politics because people tend to be very dogmatic and very partisan. They pick a party, the Republicans or the Democrats. They defend them no matter what. They treat the political party like a sports team or a superhero that can do no wrong. This is despite the fact that ironically the Republican and Democratic parties share a lot of their policies in common. The foreign policy that they carry out is 95% the same in this bipartisan orthodoxy. Their economic policy is the same. And yet people get angry if you…

Rania Khalek (2024-07-17). Kenya's Youth Are Rising Up Against U.S.-IMF Control and Aren't Backing Down. thealtworld.com The Kenyan people successfully defeated a deeply unpopular finance bill that threatened to worsen Kenya's already-dire poverty and inflation. After massive protests that turned violent, President William Ruto withdrew the bill that the U.S. and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were imposing, which would have dealt the most intense austerity policies in Kenya's history. | To explain how the IMF traps countries like Kenya in cycles of debt and why these measures fail the Kenyan people, Dr. Chelwa joins the show. Dr. Chelwa is a Professor of Political Economy at the Africa Institute and Senior Fellow at Tricont…

maxyyjones (2024-07-17). Patrick Lawrence: 'Brain Dead' and Dangerous, NATO Proceeds. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost It is now five years since Emmanuel Macron, in one of those blunt outbursts for which he is known, told The Economist, in a reference to the collective West, "What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO." The French president thereupon shocked officials across the …

Brenda Ryan (2024-07-17). Protesters target sale of stolen Palestinian land. workers.org A large group of people gathered in Kew Gardens in Queens, New York, on July 14 to protest the sale of stolen Palestinian land. This sale, held at a private residence, was open only to vetted Zionists who went through an extensive and discriminatory registration process. As PAL-Awda NY, the . . . |

Editor (2024-07-17). Media hypocrisy in Gaza and Ukraine. workers.org Truth is the first casualty of imperialist war. The imperialist ruling class owns the corporate media. The government and the military serve that same class interest. It should be no surprise that when the politicians and generals lie, the media repeats it. The contradiction the liars faced this July is . . . |

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Guangzhou park celebrating 10th birthday of world's only giant panda triplets. ecns.cn A panda-themed city, created by Chimelong Safari Park in South China's Guangdong Province to celebrate the 10th birthday of the world's only giant panda triplets, opened on July 13.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Newly discovered wasps named after tennis legends. ecns.cn Scientists have paid tribute to tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer by naming two new species of wasp after them.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). China, Russia navies wrap up joint patrol. ecns.cn Chinese and Russian navies recently wrapped up a joint naval patrol that stretched from northern Pacific waters to the South China Sea, meanwhile, the sea phase of a live-fire exercise between the two navies started.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Illegal entry at U.S.-Mexico border dropped by 29 percent in June. ecns.cn Arrests for illegally crossing the US-Mexico border dropped by 29 percent in June over the previous month, the lowest count of Joe Biden's presidency, according to figures announced Tuesday by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Maiwan Water Conservancy project capped in Hainan. ecns.cn Located at the junction of Chengmai County and Tunchang County in Hainan, the Maiwan Water Conservancy project with a total investment of 7.364 billion yuan ($1.16 million) was finishedon Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Clouds floating over Qingjaing River creates ecological picture after rain. ecns.cn Clouds floating over the Qingjiang River creates an ecological picture after rain in Enshi, central China's Hubei Province.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Provincial-level regions urged to do more to attract overseas money. ecns.cn Major provincial-level regions that serve as magnets for foreign investment across China should remain open to innovative ideas and models that stay ahead of the curve and adapt to changing global dynamics and emerging economic trends to better attract foreign capital.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Kung Fu star: Global Shaolin disciples gather 'like one big family'. ecns.cn Liu Qingming, who earned the "Kung Fu Star" title at the third Shaolin Games Finals, has traveled to about 17 countries to train disciples, establishing deep friendship with his students."ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). IMF boosts China's growth outlook to 5 percent for year. ecns.cn The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its forecasts for China's economic growth to 5 percent this year and 4.5 percent next year, according to its July 2024 World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update released on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). 1,500-year-old Shaolin Temple becomes hotbed for cultural exchange, integration. ecns.cn A global gathering of kung fu masters, not for combat but in the spirit of friendship and unity, took place at the Shaolin Temple – the cradle of Shaolin martial arts.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Fatah, Hamas reported to meet in China, 'showing nation's constructive role'. ecns.cn China will work together with all parties within Palestine to promote reconciliation, amid reports that representatives of Fatah and Hamas are due to meet again in Beijing within days.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). China's economy plays an important role of anchor and source of strength: FM. ecns.cn Despite the rising instability and uncertainty in the global economy, China's economy withstood the pressure and played an important role as an anchor and source of strength, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lin Jian said at a regular press conference on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Shanghai to revolutionize elderly care. ecns.cn Shanghai has launched a comprehensive action plan to revolutionize elderly care services and address the challenges posed by its rapidly aging population.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Shanghai research team discovers two new species of fish. ecns.cn A research team from Shanghai published their latest research findings on two new species of fish in Zoosystematics and Evolution, an internationally renowned zoological journal, on July 9.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Leisure life of giant pandas at Sichuan base. ecns.cn A giant panda sleeps on a tree branch at the Dujiangyan Base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 16, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Large-scale water recycling project launched in Shanghai. ecns.cn A collaborative agreement on the utilization of reclaimed water was inked between China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co Ltd and Shanghai Chengtou Group Corp on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Local initiatives unveiled amid electricity surge. ecns.cn With soaring summer temperatures and potential electricity shortages looming, some parts of China have introduced local initiatives to conserve power and ensure a stable supply.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Chinese Foreign Ministry's regular press conference on July 16, 2024. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lin Jian addressed a regular press conference on July 16, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). IMF raises GDP growth forecast for China. ecns.cn The IMF on Tuesday raised China's GDP growth forecast for 2024 to 5 percent in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), pointing to a steady rebound in domestic consumption and a surge in exports.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). China's UN envoy calls NATO a 'troublemaker'. ecns.cn China's envoy to the United Nations said on Tuesday that some countries intend to "create another system outside the existing system of international law", and he called NATO a "troublemaker".

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Efforts to draw more foreign investment. ecns.cn China is set to intensify its efforts to attract and harness foreign investment, with a specific focus on removing market access restrictions in the manufacturing industry and introducing pilot measures to expand the opening-up of the service sector.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). More nations interested in joining BRICS. ecns.cn Following its expansion at the beginning of this year, BRICS is increasing its appeal to developing nations, which analysts said reflects the common desire of the Global South to build a more just and equitable world order against Western dominance.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Two more provinces to cover assisted reproductive treatment expenses in medical insurance. ecns.cn A total of 14 provincial-level regions across the country will have included ART procedures in their medical insurance reimbursement systems as of next month.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). Estonia PM to become EU's next top diplomat. ecns.cn Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas submitted her resignation on Monday after being nominated as the European Union's next top diplomat, which experts described as a challenging task given the increasingly complex global geopolitical landscape.

ecns.cn (2024-07-17). HK council's water safety report kicks up legal row. ecns.cn Nongfu Spring Co Ltd, China's largest bottled water supplier in terms of market share, issued a lawyer's letter to the Consumer Council of Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Anand Naidoo (2024-07-17). The Heat: U.S. criminalization of homelessness. america.cgtn.com The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that local and state governments can now ticket or arrest those who are sleeping or camping in public places such as sidewalks, streets, parks, and even broken-down vehicles. | The move comes as major cities across the nation are experiencing a spike in homeless encampments. | While some city officials say the ruling will give them time to enforce measures to keep public spaces clean and safe, others believe criminalizing the homeless can only make things worse. | Ediz Tiyansan reports from Los Angeles. | To discuss: | Jacquie Luqman is Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace…

Brian Berletic (2024-07-17). Space-Based Warfare: America's Dominance Challenged. thealtworld.com — Space-based military capabilities allow for precision-guided weapons, navigation, and communication on the battlefield below; | — Russia has developed significant countermeasures for many of the space-based military capabilities the US has used to dominate the planet militarily for much of the 20th century; | — China is closing the gap in terms of space-based capabilities, matching the US in some areas, exceeding it in others; | — The US maintains advantages solely because of SpaceX and its pursuit of reusable launch systems; | — China is already testing prototypes for its own reusable…

Eric Toussaint, Mario Hernandez (2024-07-17). Dark clouds over Europe with a few sunny patches. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-17). Structural Adjustment and the Washington Consensus Are Not Abandoned in 2000. cadtm.org

Balasingham Skanthakumar (2024-07-17). The conjuncture in the crisis. cadtm.org

Isabel Ortiz, Matthew Cummins (2024-07-17). End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25. cadtm.org

Michael Roberts (2024-07-17). France: Macron's gamble. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-17). Climate and environmental crisis: Sorcerer's apprentices at the World Bank and the IMF. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-17). France: Thanks to a massive mobilization of the Left the Far Right cannot control the government. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-17). Europe is turning black and brown. cadtm.org How should we interpret the results of the EU parliamentary elections?
| In Croatia the voter turnout was only 21.35%
| The first observation: in the EU elections held in all 27 member countries between 6 and 9 June 2024, voter turnout was once again very low. The average for the entire European Union was 51%. But keep in mind that countries where voting is compulsory also figure into the calculation of that average — for example Belgium, where voter turnout was 90%. Without those countries, (…) | – | /…

Chris Dite, Li Andersson (2024-07-17). In Finland, the Left Alliance Just Trounced the Far Right. cadtm.org

Nick Pemberton (2024-07-17). An Ear For An Ear Leaves The Whole World What? counterpunch.org "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him." —Shakespeare, from Julias Ceasar, spoken by Marc Antony "A proposition might fall kindly on your ear." —Prop Joe, The Wire But do you condemn Thomas Matthew Crooks? With or without their ears, none of the ruling class hears the

W. T. Whitney (2024-07-17). How the Knowledge Economy and Science Bolster Cuba's Socialist Revolution. counterpunch.org Cuba and Cuban science gained acclaim worldwide for producing their own very effective Covid-19 vaccines. The achievement stood out among nations of the Global South. The feat reflects Cuba's development over decades of a formidable scientific establishment engaged in the development and marketing of biologic products oriented to healthcare mostly, and also to food production.

Walden Bello (2024-07-17). Crisis in the West, Opportunity for the Rest? counterpunch.org Thirty years ago, U.S. corporate capital, along with the Clinton administration, envisioned globalization, achieved through trade, investment, and financial liberalization, as the spearhead of its greater domination of the global economy. Wall Street and Washington were wrong. It was China that was the biggest beneficiary of globalization and the United States one of its main victims.

Kary Love (2024-07-17). Tyrannicide: An American Value? counterpunch.org The US has a long, chequered relationship with assassination. On one hand, the myths of 1776 recount of a nation born through resistance to the tyranny that it holds at the core of its identity. Values legitimizing tyrannicide can be imputed from the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence. On the other hand, the US

John Feffer (2024-07-17). What Do Voters Want? counterpunch.org The Right is resurgent! The Left is Back! The Center is on the march! It's always tempting to declare, on the basis of a few elections, that a political tendency is on the ascendant. I should know: I've done it myself. But the only commonality in the most recent consequential elections—France, the UK, and Iran—is

Peter Bach (2024-07-17). Letter from London: Offshore Man and the Wages of Foresight. counterpunch.org Another four people died last week after their dinghy capsized in the Channel. 'When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream,' once said former Beatle John Lennon. Attempting foresight, our new UK Home Secretary

geo.tv (2024-07-17). Biden makes first campaign trip since assassination attempt on Trump. geo.tv US President Joe Biden addresses the North America's Building Trades Unions legislative conference at the Washington Hilton on April 25, 2023 in Washington, DC. — AFP | Activists from Hindu Sena, a Hindu right-wing group, perform a special prayer for the longevity of Republican presidential nominee and former US president Donald Trump after he survived an assassination attempt, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2024. — Reuters | Bangl…

geo.tv (2024-07-17). Trump says he mulls Jamie Dimon for US Treasury, won't try ousting Fed's Powell. geo.tv Republican presidential nominee and former US President Donald Trump applauds during Day 1 of the Republican National Convention , at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 15, 2024. — Reuters WASHINGTON: Donald Trump will not try ousting Federal Reserve Chair Jerome…

geo.tv (2024-07-17). Biden makes first campaign trip since assassination attempt on Trump. geo.tv US President Joe Biden speaks during the 115th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Convention in in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 16, 2024. — AFP | Activists from Hindu Sena, a Hindu right-wing group, perform a special prayer for the longevity of Republican presidential nominee and former US president Donald Trump after he survived an assassination attempt, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2024. — Reuters

geo.tv (2024-07-17). Biden to announce support for major US Supreme Court changes. geo.tv US President Joe Biden looks on during his visit at the Chavis Community Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, US, March 26, 2024. — ReutersUS President Joe Biden is finalising plans to endorse significant changes to the Supreme Court, including proposals for legislation to establish term…

(2024-07-17). Malik Hassan Zaib becomes 7th journalist slain in Pakistan this year. geo.tv

Mike Whitney (2024-07-17). Why Russia Will Defeat NATO in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

ICRC (2024-07-17). ICRC's response to missing and dead migrants along the US—Mexico border. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Colombia: Anatomy of a lockdown. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Environmental wartime protection is central to the protection of civilians. icrc.org Statement delivered by Laetitia Courtois, Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation, at UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting "Stepping up Preventive Action: From Environment Challenges to Opportunities for Peace" on 8 July 2024 in New York City.

ICRC (2024-07-17). O, Humanitarian coordination bodies, 1921- ongoing, 127 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). V, Various, 1840-ongoing, 552 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). China: Regional Symposium for the 30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions held in Beijing. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Afghanistan: Wheelchair basketball empowers people with disability. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). South Africa: The 6th Commonwealth Conference. icrc.org Building a culture of IHL compliance in Commonwealth Nations and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions…

ICRC (2024-07-17). ICRC Director General's speech on the 120th anniversary ceremony of the RCSC. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Nigeria: ICRC surgical team supports Maiduguri Hospital treating 41 wounded people after multiple blasts in Gwoza. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). ICRC office in Gaza surrounded by hundreds of displaced civilians, was damaged by nearby shelling. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Bangladesh: 15th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2024 — Call for Registration. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). C, Tracing and protection, 1870 – ongoing, 2298 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). ICRC and European Union continue successful IHL training series. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Adhering to Humanitarian Norms Paves Way to Peace. icrc.org — ICRC hosts "Adhering to Humanitarian Norms in Armed Conflicts" Panel at World Peace Forum…

ICRC (2024-07-17). Georgia: Closure after 30 years as family receives remains of missing loved one, give a burial. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Azerbaijan: Family receives remains of missing loved one, honours with a burial after 30 years. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Sudan: ICRC calls for greater access to deliver humanitarian aid as millions of people go without basics for survival. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Gaza: Civilians must be spared from impact of fighting. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). D, Delegations, 1921-ongoing, 356 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Mexico: ICRC urges Latin American and Caribbean states to reaffirm commitment to the 'rules of war' on 75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Education programmes for young people. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). The Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross : commentary. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). CHINA: First national inter-university moot court competition on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) held in Beijing. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Launch of the Chinese Version of the Customary International Humanitarian Law Study. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-17). Virtual Reality & Innovation. icrc.org

Oaktown Pictures (2024-07-17). Saturday 7/27: West Oakland Matters. indybay.org 7th West | 1255 7th St | Oakland, CA 94607…

Casey Support Committee (2024-07-17). Casey Support Committee Update 7/13/24. indybay.org "Just as Casey has persistently for years cared for, supported, and struggled alongside incarcerated comrades, we aim to replicate these actions in solidarity with Casey as they continue their struggle from the other side of the wall."

Women's March (2024-07-17). Tuesday 7/16: Feminist Night School: Addressing Political Violence – Community Conversation w/ WM. indybay.org Online event…

7 Stars Holistic Healing Center (2024-07-17). Sunday 7/28: Vegan Pop-up Market at Exit Now. indybay.org 3219 Pierce Street, Richmond, CA 94804…

Angela (2024-07-17). Wednesday 7/17: Virtual Teach-In about Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | http: //tinyurl.com/PalestineWednesday…

Angela (2024-07-17). Wednesday 7/31: Webinar: Reimagining Education in Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1yVV…

Nor Cal Carpenters Union (2024-07-17). Labor Union Sues UC for Awarding Contract to Company that Covered Up Worker's Death. indybay.org Labor Union Sues University of California for Awarding $120,000,000 Contract to Company that Covered Up Worker's Death…

Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney (2024-07-17). Antwon Cloird – My 'Freedom From Active Addiction'. indybay.org

Ron Lampi (2024-07-17). Thursday 7/18: Veg. Potluck, Poetry & Art. indybay.org Avalon Visions | 2815 Porter Street, Soquel, CA 95073…

Anonymous (2024-07-17). Samuel Sharpe Jr. Murdered by Ohio Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at The RNC! indybay.org Samuel Sharpe Jr. was Murdered by Ohio police in town for the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Rise in Power Samuel | Sharpe Jr! Say his name! Please spread the word and fight to dismantle this fascist police state everywhere! www.instagram.com/reel/C9f95i7OclE/?igsh…

Santa Cruz Dyke Trans March (2024-07-17). Friday 8/2: Midsummer's Eve Celebration. indybay.org Clocktower, Pacific Ave and Water St, Santa Cruz…

Mei Mei Chan (2024-07-17). Saturday 7/20: Launch Party for Oakland Liberation Center / La inauguración del Centro de Lucha Popular. indybay.org 1499 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland…

Allan Fisher (2024-07-17). Monday 8/5: Vigil for Peace at Panetta's Office. indybay.org Santa Cruz County building, 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

CRD (2024-07-17). Houston Residents Face Catastrophic Heat Without Power or Water; Wall Street Vultures Prey. indybay.org On Pacifica's CRD Houston Residents Face Catastrophic Heat Without Power or Water; Wall Street Vultures Prey on Puerto Rico's Energy Crisis; Burkina's Ibrahim Traore Addresses the Alliance of Sahel States…

Mike Paradela (2024-07-17). Saturday 7/27: Drag 4 Justice. indybay.org San Jose Peace and Justice Center. 48 South 7th Street San Jose, California 95112. Behind the center.

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2024-07-17). The Imperative to Reduce the Chances of a Trump Victory. indybay.org Biden his time, the president is on cruise control to disaster…

Red Wine, Blue (2024-07-17). Wednesday 7/17: "Education Wars": Protecting Public Education – Race & Gender Prejudice, Book Bans, More. indybay.org YouTube: www.youtube.com/@RedWineBlueUSA

Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival (2024-07-17). Wednesday 7/24: Understanding Gaza – 1948: Creation & Catastrophe. indybay.org SEIU 521 Union Hall, 517 Mission St, Santa Cruz…

Palestine Solidarity Central Coast (2024-07-17). Saturday 7/27: E-Sim Disco Fundraiser. indybay.org Barrios Unidos (back entrance), 1823 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz…

SF Bay NPHC (2024-07-17). Saturday 9/21: Vote Smart Summit – Your Voice, Your Vote Workshop. indybay.org Oakland City Hall | 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza | Oakland, CA 94612 | This FREE workshop is open to all voters in the SF Bay Area…

Editor (2024-07-17). Unprecedented inequality in the 'billionaire raj'. mronline.org The 'billionaire raj' of the reform period has emerged to be far more unequal than the 'British Raj'.

Staff (2024-07-17). NIA arrests 4 men suspected to be part of international human trafficking syndicate. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested four key accused involved in luring and trafficking Indian youth to foreign countries on the pretext of offering them jobs, according to an official statement issued on Tuesday. The accused arrested on Monday have been identified as Manjoor Alam alias Guddu of Delhi, Sahil …

Staff (2024-07-17). China to host Hamas, Fatah to resolve their differences. muslimmirror.com Tehran : China will host senior officials from the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement Hamas and the occupied West Bank-based Fatah Movement of President Mahmoud Abbas for a meeting next week, media sources reported. IRNA cited a report from New York Times on Monday night, according to which, anonymous Palestinian officials announced that the meeting between …

Margarita Labarca Goddard (2024-07-17). France Villa France. pressenza.com Hallelujah, hallelujah, the left has won in France. But I was wrong, because I wasn't talking about France, I was talking about Villa Francia. | Of course they did not celebrate the victory. Because Villa Francia has a lot to do with France, that's clear, that's why it's called Villa Francia, and that's why they were attacked, ambushed, screwed, because they were singing the Internationale on the Place de la Republique. Or rather, they were playing the Internationale on Radio Villa Francia to celebrate the anniversary of Mrs Luisa Toledo. | So, the police, armed with their authorisation to shoot in self-defence n…

Pressenza New York (2024-07-17). Not even Presidents are safe in the USA! pressenza.com Former US President Donald Trump narrowly escaped an assassination attempt while delivering a speech at a rally in Pennsylvania on 13 July 2024, when several gunshots were fired at him. A bullet grazed his ear, slightly injuring the Republic's presidential candidate. A slow-motion video establishes how a simple head tilt saved Trump from the assassination attempt. It shows Trump tilting his head just seconds before the shot was fired. | The attack was the most severe attempt to assassinate a president or presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981. Trump dodged the bullet, literally, but luck did…

Centro Mundial de Estudios Humanistas (2024-07-17). Call for Papers and Activities for the 10th International Symposium of the World Centre for Humanist Studies. pressenza.com The tenth edition of the International Symposium of the World Centre for Humanist Studies will be held from 8 to 11 May 2025 under the title "UTOPIAS ON THE MOVE — Pathways to the Universal Human Nation". The aim of…

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Thierry Henry kicks off Olympic torch relay in Paris. presstv.ir Arsenal and France football great Thierry Henry bears the Olympic torch as it begins its journey through Paris.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Iranian cleric, media activist detained in Saudi Arabia released. presstv.ir Saudi authorities release Iranian cleric and media activist Seyyed Kazem Rouhbakhsh, whom they detained in the kingdom during his Hajj pilgrimage.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Heavy rains kill 47 in Afghanistan's Nangarhar; death toll likely to rise. presstv.ir Heavy rains have left 47 people dead and 350 others injured in eastern Afghanistan, a local official says.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Samsung Electronics' main South Korea union to go on indefinite strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics' main South Korea union will go on an indefinite strike.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Russia says destroyed multiple Ukrainian warplanes over past 24 hours. presstv.ir The Russian army conducted cluster strikes on Ukrainian military airports with high-precision weapons.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). 4 Pakistanis killed, several injured in shooting near Oman mosque. presstv.ir A shooting near a mosque in the Omani capital Muscat has killed at least four Pakistanis and wounded multiple others.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Russian military vessels dock in Venezuela. presstv.ir Russian military vessels arrive in Venezuela shortly after visiting Cuba.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Leftists lead in French legislative elections, no party wins absolute majority. presstv.ir A left-wing coalition leads in French legislative elections, with no party winning an absolute majority,…

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Shia Muslims hold mourning ceremonies to mark Ashura worldwide. presstv.ir Millions of Muslims worldwide are commemorating Ashura, a remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). JCPOA after unilateral pullout of US. presstv.ir One of the greatest feats of diplomacy and multilateral relations in history, the Iran Nuclear Deal, the JCPOA, was unilaterally rescinded in 2018 by the United States under President Donald Trump.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Russia downs 36 drones, HIMARS rockets; Ukraine reports 69 battles. presstv.ir Russia's Defense Ministry reported on Monday that Russian air defense forces had shot down a Ukrainian Air Force MiG-29 aircraft.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Iran condemns deadly shooting attack in Oman. presstv.ir The shooting was during a Shia Muslim ceremony marking Ashura.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). US airbase in Iraq targeted by drones in second such attack in months. presstv.ir The Ain al-Asad air base housing US troops in Iraq has come under a fresh drone attack.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). It's now West's turn to prove honesty in interaction with Iran: Tehran. presstv.ir Bagheri Kani says the presidential election in Iran was a testament to national stability.

Guest Contributor (2024-07-17). More human rights: Protocol 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998. ukhumanrightsblog.com The ECHR's Additional Protocols 4, 7 and 12 have never been ratified by the UK and are not included in the schedule to the Human Rights Act 1998. This post suggests that the new government remedy this. It also sets out part of the history to the Additional Protocols, what the rights in those Protocols …

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 873. aljazeera.com As the war enters its 873rd day, these are the main developments.

unitedEditor (2024-07-17). Improving relations between Russia and Iran at the municipality level within BRICS+ framework. uwidata.com On June 21, the founding meeting of a new organization, the Association of Cities and Municipalities of the BRICS+ countries, took place in the Russian city of Kazan. The meeting of the new body was attended by more than 200 mayors, vice-mayors and leaders of associations of municipalities of the BRICS states and cooperating countries: …

WSWS (2024-07-17). Teamsters president at the Republican National Convention: The bureaucracy throws its lot in with fascism. wsws.org Sean O'Brien's speech called for "bipartisanship" based on nationalism, militarism and the integration of the unions with management and the capitalist state—but he made clear his particular sympathy for Trump and the extreme right.

WSWS (2024-07-17). Chinese leadership meets amid mounting economic problems. wsws.org Data which reveal the slowdown of the economy express deep-going structural problems that now confront the government as it tries to change the course of policy.

WSWS (2024-07-17). Conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen leaves the San Francisco Symphony: The profit system once again proves incompatible with serious art. wsws.org Salonen came into conflict with the board over budget cuts and other cost-cutting measures, which he perceived as dangerous to the artistic health and well-being of the orchestra.

WSWS (2024-07-17). French New Popular Front's attempt to form government collapses. wsws.org The collapse, amid bitter infighting between the Socialist Party and France Unbowed, betrays the expectations of all those who voted for the NFP to oppose both Macron and the far right.

WSWS (2024-07-17). J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy memoir: How Trump's VP choice got his start in right-wing, anti-working class politics. wsws.org From right-wing author to US senator and Trump's new running mate: the making of a junior political charlatan.

WSWS (2024-07-17). Judge Cannon dismisses classified documents case against Donald Trump. wsws.org US District Judge Aileen Cannon dismissed the classified documents case against Donald Trump on Monday, saying Special Counsel Jack Smith's appointment by the Justice Department was unconstitutional.

WSWS (2024-07-17). Anger grows among striking Minneapolis Parks and Recreation workers: "How are you supposed to make ends meet?" wsws.org There are growing indications that the Democratic Party is accelerating its efforts to shut down the strike and impose an austerity agreement.

WSWS (2024-07-17). USPS worker dies in Fayetteville, North Carolina after shift in mail truck on 95-degree day. wsws.org "Wendy" Johnson died on June 6 after working for hours in the back of a mail truck. She was 51 years old.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Trump's former rivals Haley, DeSantis put on show of unity at RNC. aljazeera.com Trump feted by former rivals days after narrowly surviving an attempted assassination.

Andrea GIORGETTA (2024-07-17). The Iran Notes – Protests in ‎Iran: Systematic and violent repression of freedom of assembly. fidh.org

The Independent (2024-07-17). Heat exposure during pregnancy. independent.co.ug It can lead to a lifetime of health problems ANALYSIS | MATTHEW CHERSICH & DARSHNIKA PEMI LAKHOO | Climate change is one of the greatest public health threats humanity has ever faced. Global warming is part of this threat. Increasing temperatures are linked to deteriorating health, especially in vulnerable populations, including pregnant women and children. Scientists …

Mark Scolforo, Maryclaire Dale, Heather Hollingsworth, Michael Rubinkam (2024-07-17). The man killed at a Trump rally died shielding his family. Neighbors share stories of 2 others hurt. whyy.org The bystander killed when a sniper Corey D. Comperatore, 50, of Sarver, raised two daughters with his high school sweetheart while working as a project and tooling engineer. He also spent a decade as an Army reservist and many years as a volunteer firefighter, where he also served for a time as chief, according to

WHYY (2024-07-17). The Philosophy of Water. whyy.org Anjoli Santiago has always had a conflicted relationship with religion. Church made her feel like she belonged… until it didn't. Now, she's seeking a new spirituality that's inspired by water. So she's blown away by an image that seems to bring her two spiritualities together: a church, floating on the Delaware River.

The Independent (2024-07-17). Victim of broad daylight robbery says laptop, money, and credit card were taken. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have identified the victim of a broad-day robbery incident on Jinja Road as Josh Keshav, a 32-year-old Indian national. Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) video showing Keshav being robbed by thugs who trailed him on six motorcycles has gone viral on social media. Keshav told Nkrumah Road Police that he …

Kip Hansen (2024-07-17). Angry Birds! Really…. wattsupwiththat.com "One is a distinctive shorebird, slightly smaller than an average sea gull, with a bright orange bill that pries open clams, oysters and other shellfish. The other is a remote-controlled gadget with rotating blades. | In the skies above Rockaway Beach in Queens, bird and drone are not, it seems, coexisting in harmony.

noemail (2024-07-17). Deaf and Dumb Man Arrested for Public Indecency on Bus in Bekal. devdiscourse.com A 50-year-old deaf and dumb man was arrested near Bekal for allegedly flashing a woman on a bus, police announced on Wednesday.

Arshad Mehmood (2024-07-17). Pakistan: Deadly Twin Terror Attacks Leave 15 Dead. themedialine.org

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Rebecca Lossin: The Multiple Gaze. newleftreview.org Resisting the erasure of working-class life in the American rust belt, the critical photography of LaToya Ruby Frazier combines intimate portraiture with representations of capital's flight. Rebecca Lossin reflects on MoMA's recent retrospective of her work—and on the cultural politics of documentary image-making in an age saturated with the visual.

(2024-07-17). Russia sentences journalist Masha Gessen to 8 years in absentia on 'fake' news charges. Arlene Getz/CPJ Editorial Director

Andrea GIORGETTA (2024-07-17). Iran: Report on the human rights situation for the Universal Periodic Review. fidh.org On 17 July 2024, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) submitted a report for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Iran.
The report, jointly prepared with the League for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran (LDDHI), highlights the deteriorating human right situation in Iran since the previous UPR in November 2019.
| The report covers the following thematic areas: the judiciary and fair trial rights; the death penalty; civil society and human rights defenders; (…) | – |

Guest Blogger (2024-07-17). Germany's Summer Falls Way Short Of Predicted Hellish Temps..North, Baltic Seas Cool. wattsupwiththat.com In fact, quite to the contrary, the North Sea and Baltic Sea are severely under-cooled in mid-July, as Europe finds itself surrounded by under-cooled seas.

The Independent (2024-07-17). One killed, several injured as new anti-government protests erupt in Kenya. independent.co.ug NAIROBI, Kenya | Xinhua | One person was killed, and several others were shot and injured in Kenya as anti-government protesters returned to the streets Tuesday after a one-week hiatus. The young protesters, who were demanding justice for those killed in previous protests and urging President William Ruto to implement reforms to reduce the cost …

noemail (2024-07-17). Middleman Arrested in Rs 20,000 Crore Jal Jeevan Mission Money Laundering Probe. devdiscourse.com The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Sanjay Badaya, a middleman, in its ongoing probe into money laundering tied to the Centre's Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) scheme in Rajasthan. The Jaipur Zonal office of ED apprehended Badaya late Tuesday after establishing his role as a middleman in the JJM scam.

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Cédric Durand: Landscapes of Capital. newleftreview.org A critical engagement with the work of Brett Christophers, whose books—The New Enclosure, Rentier Capitalism, Our Lives in Their Portfolios and The Price Is Wrong—unfold a novel critique of the 'rentier stage' of contemporary capitalism, in the tradition of radical historical geography developed by Lefebvre, Harvey and Davis.

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Grey Anderson: Imperium Uncloaked. newleftreview.org Grey Anderson on Tom Stevenson, Someone Else's Empire. Lucid anatomization of the American imperium, with a devastating assessment of the UK's equerry role.

Sam Baeza (2024-07-17). Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attack on Shia Omani Mosque. themedialine.org

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-17). Bahrain: Joint letter on Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace as he exceeds three years on hunger strike. fidh.org

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Owen Hatherley: Labourism: In and Against? newleftreview.org Owen Hatherley on Andy Beckett, The Searchers. Interlinked portraits of the Labour Party's Bennite bloc, from 1968 to the Corbyn leadership.

(2024-07-17). Libyan TV host Ahmed al-Sanussi arrested after corruption report. alwasat.ly

noemail (2024-07-17). Gujarat's Pioneering Cooperative Initiative: A Model for Success. devdiscourse.com Gujarat, under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, has successfully piloted the 'Cooperation Among Cooperatives' initiative in Banaskantha and Panchmahal districts. This initiative, envisioned by Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah, involves the centralization of bank accounts and deposits from various cooperative societies into District and State Cooperative Banks. Over 4 lakh new accounts were opened, resulting in a significant increase of Rs. 966 crores in bank deposits.

Raphaël Lopoukhine (2024-07-17). European Parliament must defend democracy under threat. fidh.org

noemail (2024-07-17). Pilgrims Embark on Amarnath Yatra Amid Enhanced Security. devdiscourse.com On Wednesday, another group of pilgrims commenced their journey to the holy shrine of Amarnath from the Pantha Chowk base camp in Srinagar. They embarked towards the Baltal and Pahalgam camps under tight security arrangements.

(2024-07-17). Burkina Faso columnist Alain Traoré taken by armed men in masks. facebook.com

Adi Fux (2024-07-17). The Importance of Sticking to Routine—Even During War. themedialine.org

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Radhika Desai: Peak Hindutva? newleftreview.org As Modi's BJP loses its overall majority, Radhika Desai examines the part played by India's capitalist conglomerates in his rise—and the contradictions on which their strategy has foundered. The economic crisis of the parched countryside as brake on Hindutva's forward march.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Biden faces ridicule for saying he's been 'very supportive' of Palestinians. aljazeera.com US president says he has done more for Palestinians than anyone despite mounting death toll and destruction in Gaza.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Bangladesh shuts schools and universities after six killed in protests. aljazeera.com Students rallying against quotas in public sector jobs clash with government supporters and police.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-17). Russia: Oleg Orlov's appeal rejected. fidh.org

Carlos Lancho (2024-07-17). Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace recognises Wiwa people and their ancestral territory as victims of international crimes. fidh.org

John Hà∂rnquist (2024-07-17). Sweden's Left Party celebrates its biggest win in 20 year. links.org.au John Hà∂rnquist — After winning over 11 percent of the vote in June's European Parliament elections, the Swedish Left Party Và§nsterpartiet is celebrating its best election results in twenty years.

Felice Friedson (2024-07-17). Avi Hasson: Startup Nation Leads Cyber Security Boon Despite War. themedialine.org

(2024-07-17). Azerbaijan extends pretrial detentions of journalists facing currency charges. reuters.com

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-17). Thailand: Killing of prominent human rights defender Roning Dolah. fidh.org

(2024-07-17). CPJ calls on US to investigate threats against exiled Cuban journalist. Arlene Getz/CPJ Editorial Director

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Biden to propose Supreme Court term limits in major reform: Reports. aljazeera.com Biden is also weighing whether to call for a constitutional amendment to eliminate broad presidential immunity.

(2024-07-17). Kenyan journalist Catherine Wanjeri wa Kariuki shot in leg covering protests. x.com

The Independent (2024-07-17). Investor fined shs200 mln for depositing murrum in wetland. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Standards Utilities and Wildlife Court has sentenced Kerim Ray, the Director of Yamani Construction Limited, to pay a fine of 200 million shillings. He was also ordered to restore the Lwajjali Wetland in Mukono. Kerim Ray is through his company accused of having encroached upon and deposited murrum in …

noemail (2024-07-17). Tragic Family Feud: Elderly Couple Shot Dead by Minor Nephew. devdiscourse.com An elderly couple, Rajendra Singh (62) and his wife Saroj (56), were fatally shot by their minor nephew following a heated argument, police reported on Wednesday.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). Elon Musk says he will move companies out of California over trans law. aljazeera.com Billionaire says he will relocate headquarters of SpaceX and X to Texas over parental notification law.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). China's retailers cash in on Trump's close call with souvenir T-shirts. aljazeera.com Chinese e-commerce platforms like Temu are selling apparel featuring image of a bleeding, fist-pumping Trump.

The Independent (2024-07-17). China urges promoting "internet plus" to enhance elderly care. independent.co.ug BEIJING, China | Xinhua | China's Ministry of Civil Affairs has called for efforts to explore an "internet plus" monitoring mode as well as the application of other new technologies to enhance elderly care services. With the rapid development of the elderly care industry, new challenges have emerged, necessitating more efforts to push monitoring in …

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Sanjay Subrahmanyam: Blood and Bombast. newleftreview.org Sanjay Subrahmanyam on Vinayak Chaturvedi, Hindutva and Violence and Janaki Bakhle, Savarkar and the Making of Hindutva. Intellectual biographies of Hindu nationalism's Mazzini-inspired theoretician.

newleftreview (2024-07-17). Tony Wood: Mexico in Flux. newleftreview.org Against the rightward trend of the Old World, countries in Latin America continue to favour governments of the left. The resounding mandate for Claudia Sheinbaum in Mexico's presidential election confirms Morena's hegemony within the new party system. Where exactly on the political map should its project be placed?

Simcha Pasko (2024-07-17). Wiz Wows as Startup Nation's Tech Sector Booms Despite War. themedialine.org

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-17). Cambodia: Convictions and prison sentences of ten members of Mother Nature Cambodia. fidh.org

Simcha Pasko (2024-07-17). Armed Drones Target US-Hosted Airbase in Iraq, Prompting Increased Security Measures. themedialine.org

Ada Regelmann (2024-07-17). More than just an electoral upwind? Nordic left-wing parties after the EU elections. links.org.au Record results for (Centre-)Left parties in the Nordic countries, with far-right parties losing ground. Ada Regelmann gives a sober assessment of the European elections results in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

noemail (2024-07-17). 2024 Trends in Remote Technologies. devdiscourse.com The landscape of remote technologies has been rapidly evolving, driven by advancements in connectivity, software, and user needs. As we move through 2024, several trends shape how businesses and individuals operate remotely.

Paul Budde (2024-07-17). Global efforts accelerate to battle space junk crisis. independentaustralia.net

Anne D'Innocenzio (2024-07-17). Five Below's CEO and president steps down amid weak sales. whyy.org Five Below said Tuesday that its CEO and President Joel Anderson has stepped down amid languishing sales at the discount retailer catering to teens. | The Philadelphia-based company, which has been wrestling with slower spending by its lower-income shoppers and increasing theft, also cut its financial outlook for the current quarter. | Five Below said long-time executive Kenneth Bull will serve as interim president and CEO, effective immediately, while the board searches for a permanent chief executive. Bull has been with the company for nearly two decades, including 11 years as chief financial officer and most r…

noemail (2024-07-17). HSBC Appoints Georges Elhedery as New CEO Amid Strategic Growth Plan. devdiscourse.com HSBC Holdings Plc announced that Georges Elhedery will step in as the new group CEO, a move that underscores the bank's commitment to internal continuity as it seeks to stimulate growth. Elhedery, 50, is set to replace Noel Quinn from September 2, marking HSBC's third CEO change in under eight years.

noemail (2024-07-17). Exercise Snacking: A New Approach to Fitness for Everyone. devdiscourse.com The science is clear: resistance training is crucial to ageing well. While the gym might seem unappealing or impractical, there's a simpler solution that can fit into anyone's day: exercise snacking.

Editor (2024-07-17). El apoyo al sionismo se derrumba en todos los frentes. workers.org La admisión del ministro de Defensa israelí, Yoav Gallant, el 1 de julio -que el ejército de su país necesitaba 10.000 soldados más de forma inmediata- podría haber conmocionado al mundo incluso hace un año. Pero desde que Hamás lanzó la operación Inundación de Al-Aqsa el 7 de octubre, el . . . |

teleSUR, JDO, MER, JGN, JCM, SH (2024-07-17). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net En varios países continúan realizándose actividades para expresar apoyo al pueblo palestino y condenar el genocidio que comete Israel.

Staff (2024-07-17). Las 3 del día: Díaz-Canel aborda temas económicos con los diputados y otras noticias (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Sean bienvenidos a Las 3 del día, el podcast donde les pondremos al tanto de lo más relevante que ha sido noticia en Cuba y el mundo este martes 16 de julio. En este capítulo la periodista Yilena Héctor nos acompaña con el resumen informativo de la jornada.

Staff (2024-07-17). Diputados de la Comisión Agroalimentaria debaten sobre su responsabilidad ante próximo proceso de rendición de cuentas. cubadebate.cu La diputada Linné Martínez Sánchez, del municipio Bartolomé Masó, de la provincia de Granma, se refirió al arreglo de los caminos y viales en las montañas como uno de los planteamientos más recurrentes. Ella, que además es delegada en un consejo popular, señaló que en las comunidades del Plan Turquino hay muchas demandas sin solución en ese sentido.

teleSUR, MER (2024-07-17). Presidente Maduro alerta sobre violencia de la extrema derecha. telesurtv.net El mandatario le expresó al pueblo venezolano que es necesario cuidar la paz.

teleSUR, MS (2024-07-17). Gobierno colombiano y la Segunda Marquetalia inician diálogos de paz. telesurtv.net Las partes firmantes, representadas por el consejero comisionado de paz de Colombia, Otty Patiño, e Iván Márquez, exnegociador de los diálogos que condujeron al acuerdo de paz de 2016 de las disidencias de las FARC.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-07-17). Líder mapuche Héctor Llaitul inicia huelga de hambre en prisión. telesurtv.net A través de un comunicado, Llaitul exigió la nulidad del juicio y que los recursos presentados hace unas semanas sean revisados por la Corte Suprema.

teleSUR, JGN (2024-07-17). Comunidad internacional saluda victoria de Sheinbaum en México. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro dijo que acordó con Sheinbaum "trabajar juntas por la unidad de Latinoamérica y el Caribe".

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-17). Ataque ucraniano deja tres heridos en Bélgorod, Rusia. telesurtv.net Hace solo dos días esta región rusa registró otro ataque que cobró la vida del subjefe del municipio de Korochanski.

teleSUR, YSM (2024-07-17). Venezuela denuncia campaña mediática internacional para desconocer procesos electorales. telesurtv.net Jorge Rodríguez advirtió a la ultraderecha que no se permitirá la vulneración de la paz venezolana.

teleSUR, YSM (2024-07-17). Trabajadores de telecomunicaciones rechazan ley de medios en Uruguay. telesurtv.net Los Diputados acordaron que el documento será nuevamente analizado después del 30 de junio.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-07-17). Unesco advierte sobre deterioro acelerado de los océanos desde 2003. telesurtv.net La directora del ente, Audrey Azoulay, manifestó que factores como "temperatura, acidificación, nivel del mar: están sonando todas las alarmas".

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-17). Eleva a 22 el número de muertos por inundaciones en Sudáfrica. telesurtv.net Las graves inundaciones han afectado casas que han sido arrasadas por las aguas del temporal, así como carreteras anegadas y árboles arrancados de raíz.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-07-17). López Obrador asegura que continuará investigación del caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net El presidente destacó que "bajo ninguna circunstancia se va a cerrar el caso".

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-17). Docentes universitarios realizan paro nacional en Argentina. telesurtv.net Si no encuentran una respuesta satisfactoria, los manifestantes han declarado que existen posibilidades de que la semana próxima vayan nuevamente al paro.

teleSUR, dcdc, YSM (2024-07-17). Encuesta: 88,2 % de peruanos desaprueban desempeño de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net El informe refleja que un 81,2 por ciento considera que Boluarte debería dejar "cuanto antes" su cargo.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-07-17). EE.UU. anuncia que limita las solicitudes de asilo en la frontera. telesurtv.net Su entrada en vigor se producirá cuando el número de cruces en la frontera supere los 2.500 diarios durante una semana.

Staff (2024-07-17). Tope de precios: De cal y de arena. cubadebate.cu El tope de precios máximos impuesto por el Ministerio de Finanzas y Precios a varios productos alimenticios esenciales a la venta por Mipymes y trabajadores por cuenta propia, se ha convertido en la más polémica y conocida entre las recientes medidas adoptadas por el gobierno. Tras su anuncio, detención inicial, y puesta en vigor, hemos recibido en Cubadebate numerosas opiniones encontradas sobre la medida y nuestros reporteros también han ido a ver in situ los acontecimientos.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-07-17). Narendra Modi celebra su victoria en las elecciones generales. telesurtv.net Narendra Modi necesitará el apoyo de otros partidos para gobernar, algo inédito en sus anteriores mandatos.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-07-17). Militares franceses en Ucrania serán blanco legítimo para tropas rusas. telesurtv.net Canciller Lavrov se reúne con su homólogo congoleño en Oyo, tras comenzar este lunes una gira por África para reforzar los vínculos de Rusia en el continente.

teleSUR, MER (2024-07-17). Presidente Maduro conversa con mandataria electa de México. telesurtv.net Ambas autoridades ratificaron los lazos de hermandad entre México y Venezuela, así como su disposición en fortalecer la Celac.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-07-17). Venezuela y China muestran sintonía en agenda bilateral. telesurtv.net La visita es una invitación del ministro chino de Relaciones Exteriores, Wang Yi, miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de China.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2024-07-17). Autoridades dominicanas colocan a 25 provincias en alerta verde. telesurtv.net El COE aumenta 14 provincias y al Distrito Nacional en alerta amarilla debido a una masa de aire húmeda dejada por una onda tropical en el país caribeño.

teleSUR, MS (2024-07-17). Inundación de una mina de carbón en China deja tres muertos. telesurtv.net La tragedia tuvo lugar el pasado sábado alrededor de las 17H00, cuando diez trabajadores se encontraban en la zona afectada. Dos lograron escapar por sus propios medios, dejando a ocho atrapados.

Editor (2024-07-17). Jul 17, 2024. sitrepworld.info Laudate Dominum de Mozart y Aleluya de Haendel Erik Prince Gives Detailed Assessment Of Secret Service Failure, by Tyler Durden We Must Question the Attempted Assassination of Trump, by Derrick Broze Why We'll Never Know What Really Happened in Butler, PA, by Ron Paul (Trump) In Search of an A-Team, by John Leake They Think We Are Stupid, by Aaron Kheriaty In the wake of a fatal shooting and attempted assassination of Donald Trump.. by Matt Taibbi On grounding mechanisms: Avoid untethered schizophrenia — Neoliberal Feudalism Bipartisan Support for More Genocidal Nuclear Weapons, by Bill…

Staff (2024-07-17). Atención a las personas en situación de vulnerabilidad: Prevenir, proteger y transformar. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia de Esteban Lazo, presidente de la ANPP y del Consejo de Estado, en las comisiones de Atención a la Juventud, la Niñez y la Igualdad de Derechos de la Mujer y de Atención a los àìrganos Locales del Poder Popular, se abordaron cuestiones relacionadas con el desarrollo de la política social y los mecanismos de protección a personas, familias y hogares en situación de vulnerabilidad.

Staff (2024-07-17). Diputados debatieron sobre propuesta de política para la emisión de la norma sobre la empresa estatal socialista. cubadebate.cu Reunidos en sesión conjunta de varias comisiones, con la presencia del presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel y del presidente de la Asamblea Nacional, Esteban Lazo, los parlamentarios recibieron información y debatieron sobre la propuesta de política para la emisión de la norma sobre la empresa estatal socialista, presentada por la viceministra de Economía y Planificación, Yohana Odriozola Guitart.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-07-17). Irán inicia etapa de calificación de candidatos a elecciones. telesurtv.net Tras el proceso de investigación, el Ministerio del Interior anunciará los candidatos finales el 11 de junio, y los calificados tendrán 15 días, del 12 al 26 de junio, para llevar a cabo sus campañas electorales.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-17). Venezuela acogerá la Serie del Caribe en el año 2026. telesurtv.net La lista de sedes por año quedaría de la siguiente forma: Mexicali 2025, Venezuela 2026, Hermosillo 2027, República Dominicana 2028 y Puerto Rico 2029.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-07-17). ONU condena más de 500 asesinatos de palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Más de 500 palestinos han muerto desde el 7 de octubre en actos de violencia en la ocupada Cisjordania vinculados al asedio del Ejército israelí de ocupación en Gaza.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-07-17). Presidente de Siria recibe a canciller de Irán. telesurtv.net Ambos políticos debatieron sobre el estado de las relaciones bilaterales, así como el avance de la agresión de Israel en la Franja de Gaza.

Staff (2024-07-17). teleSUR anuncia el concurso "Sur Influyente" telesurtv.net El concurso invita a jóvenes, mayores de edad, creadores de contenidos a elaborar piezas audiovisuales de máximo 60 segundos en formato vertical (9: 16).

Qassam Muaddi, Mondoweiss. (2024-07-16). 'Operation Al-Aqsa Flood' Day 283: Israel Bombs Displacement Centers. popularresistance.org Israeli forces have killed at least 131 Palestinians since Saturday in three separate targeted bombings on locations where displaced families had been taking shelter. | On Saturday, Israeli fighter jets and armed drones struck a crowded tent city several times in the al-Mawasi area, west of Khan Younis, on Saturday morning. The army fired at least nine heavy U.S.-made JDAM missiles on the crowded tent area, according to survivors' testimonies gathered by Mondoweiss. | Al-Mawasi had been declared a "safe area" by the Israeli army in early May as it began its assault on Rafah, pushing thousands of families who had…

IMEMC News (2024-07-16). Army Abducts 25 Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org On Monday, Israeli soldiers abducted at least twenty-five, including children, Palestinians from their homes, and military roadblocks in various parts of the occupied West Bank. In Qusin village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, the soldiers abducted three children, Mojahed Abdul-Rauf Salman, Mohammad Haitham Yadek, and Mohyeddin Khader, after several military jeeps …

John Leake (2024-07-16). Response to Substack Authors Who Claim Trump Assassination Attempt Was Staged. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2024-07-16). Headlines for July 16, 2024. democracynow.org Trump Names Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as Running Mate, "We Are Here, and We Care": Protesters Rally Outside RNC, Cheri Honkala Arrested While Attempting to Deliver Citizen's Arrest to Republican Officials, Trump-Appointed Judge Dismisses Classified Docs Case Against Trump; DOJ Plans to Appeal, GOP Calls for Secret Service Dir. to Resign After Trump Assassination Attempt, Biden Says He Made Mistake in Language Used Against Trump as He Appeals for "Cooling Down" Rhetoric, UNRWA Gaza City Headquarters Flattened as Israeli Strikes Continue to Kill Palestinians, Turkey Vows to Bring Israel…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). US politics — Blood on the campaign trail. aljazeera.com Donald Trump assassination attempt is a stark reminder that Americans have a history of trying to kill their leaders.

Elijah Magnier (2024-07-16). Trump Assassination Attempt; Ukrainian Men Die Fleeing Conscription. thealtworld.com An attempt on the life of former President Trump has raised questions about years of violent rhetoric against him. |

Ryan Cristián (2024-07-16). Trump Assassination Attempt Narrative Continues To Unravel As Israel Intensifies Palestine Genocide. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (7/16/24). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Christian Christensen (2024-07-16). 'Iconic Donald Trump Assassination Attempt Picture the Right Loves is a Product of the Journalism They Hate'. bylinetimes.com Surrounded by security, face bloodied, hand raised defiantly above his head, US flag waiving in the background. There has never been, nor will there likely ever be,

Dr. Peter McCullough (2024-07-16). Video: Detailed Analysis of Trump Assassination Attempt. globalresearch.ca We bring to the attention of our readers the outstanding production of the McCullough Foundation, featuring Peter McCullough and John Leake. | Global Research remains indebted to the McCullough Foundation | The incident on July 13 in Butler, Pennsylvania is …

Akela Lacy (2024-07-16). The Local Police Department Responding to Trump Shooting Has No Chief. theintercept.com The police department that serves the township where former President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt over the weekend has not had a chief for at least a month. | News of the leadership vacuum comes as experts and officials call for investigations into the communications failures between local, state, and federal agents that allowed a shooter to hit Trump, kill one rally attendee and injure at least two others. | Former Butler Township Police Department Chief John Hays retired last month, both Hays and a department administrator told The Intercept. There is no acting chief, but Lieutenant Matthe…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-07-16). 'Some Cut To Many Pieces, Some Burnt Alive': Aabasan Massacre Horrors. orinocotribune.com

Editor (2024-07-16). Jul 16, 2024. sitrepworld.info For A Few Dollars More // The Danish Natl Symphony Orchestra Trump Thoughts: A Quintessentially American Figure, by Bill Astore The Slow-Motion Assassination, by Matt Taibbi Brilliant Sniper Interview: Larry Johnson and Chris Whitcomb, by Aleks Shocks to the System, by James Howard Kunstler Total Disregard of Security Knowledge, by John Leake "Malice Or Massive Incompetence": Detailed Assessment Of Secret Service Failure, by Tyler Durden "Fight, fight, fight," by eugyppius (Trump Shot) Elon Supporters Blatantly Ignore.. Ryan Cristián (Video) Russian Reaction to the Trump Assassination Attemp…

newarab (2024-07-16). Israel fears ICJ will side with Palestinians in West Bank ruling. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). 'I'm supposed to be dead' Trump says after assassination bid. newarab.com Former "I'm not supposed to be here, I'm supposed to be dead," Trump told…

newarab (2024-07-16). Yemen's Houthis say attacked two ships in the Red Sea. newarab.com Yemen's In a statement on social media platform X, Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree identified the two ships as BENTLEY I, a Panama-flagged oil tanker, and the CHIOS LION, a Liberia-flagged crude oil tanker. | The BENTLEY I was attacked with "drone boats, unmanned aerial vehicles, and ballistic missiles", while the CHIOS LION was ta…

newarab (2024-07-16). Al Arabiya slammed as 'partner' in Gaza genocide for Israel bias. newarab.com Palestinians have been angered by the coverage of a recent Israeli massacre in Gaza's On Saturday, a series of Israeli strikes killed at least 90 people in the Al-Mawasi area of Khan Younis, which it has previously designated a "safe zone" for Palestinian civilians. | The vast majority o…

newarab (2024-07-16). Hezbollah, state media say Israel strike kills two in Lebanon. newarab.com An Israeli air strike on Monday killed Later, Hezbollah said it fired rockets at northern Israel in response. | Israel's military said it had targeted an arms depot and a military installation belonging to the powerful Iran-backed group. | "The Israeli enemy committed a massacre of civilians in the town of Bint Jbeil, with one brother and a sister in the Dagher family ki…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iraqi resistance hits Israeli targets in Eilat, Haifa Port with drones, missiles. presstv.ir The Islamic Resistance in Iraq has struck strategic targets at the Port of Haifa and the city of Eilat in the Israeli-occupied territories with drones and advanced cruise missiles.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Israel using US-provided internationally prohibited weapons: Hamas. presstv.ir The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas says Israel is using the US-provided internationally prohibited weapons against people in Gaza.

Jake Johnson (2024-07-16). Israel Ramps Up Massacres in Gaza as Media Focuses on Presidential Horse Race. truthout.org Israeli forces have massacred nearly 60 people in the Gaza Strip over just the past 24 hours, and the past week has been one of the deadliest since the war began more than nine months ago. But you'd hardly know it by looking at the front pages of major newspapers in the United States, despite U.S. President Joe Biden fueling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's assault with diplomatic… |

Razan Abu Salem (2024-07-16). Slaughter in a "safe zone" electronicintifada.net An eyewitness account of the massacre in al-Mawasi.

bay area CISPES & fmln norcal (2024-07-16). Saturday 8/3: Commemoration of the Salvadoran Student Massacre of 1975. indybay.org 2973 16th Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103…

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Sayyed Nasrallah: Current Generations in Gaza & Support Fronts Will Lead 'Israel' into Third Destruction. english.almanar.com.lb Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah warned 'Israel' and USA as well as some Arab regimes and Lebanese parties that the Resistance and its supporters do not fear death. Delivering a speech during the commemoration of the tenth night of Ashura ceremonies in the southern suburb of Beirut on Tuesday, Sayyed Nasrallah stressed that Hezbollah …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Hezbollah fighters strike Al-Sahl Brigade headquarters in Beit Hillel barracks with a Katyusha missile salvo: statement. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Hezbollah Missiles Hit New Settlements in Response to Israeli Aggression on South Lebanon. english.almanar.com.lb In response to the Israeli air raids on the South Lebanon towns of Aitaroun, Kfar Kila, Aita Al-Shaab and Umm Al-Tout where three Syrian children embraced martyrdom, Hezbollah fighters fired a massive missile barrage at the Zionist occupation settlements. In a statement, Hezbollah Military Media announced that the Islamic Resistance fighters bombarded the settlements of …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Hezbollah strikes the settlements of Kfar Hoshen, Or HaGanuz, Bar Yohai, and Meron with dozens of Katyusha missiles: statement. english.almanar.com.lb

Jason Ditz (2024-07-16). Israeli Airstrikes Kill Five Civilians, Including Three Children, in Southern Lebanon. news.antiwar.com

Staff (2024-07-16). Samidoun Europe coordinator Mohammed Khatib threatened with revocation of asylum in Belgium: Speak out to defend Palestine! samidoun.net Today, July 16, 2024, Samidoun's Europe coordinator, Mohammed Khatib, has been called for a hearing before the Belgian asylum office, after he — a Palestinian refugee born in Ein el Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon — has been targeted for political repression, with the Belgian Minister of Immigration, Nicole de Moor, seeking to withdraw his …

Jason Ditz (2024-07-16). Israel Strike in Southern Lebanon Kills Three Civilians. news.antiwar.com Israeli warplanes attacked the town of Bint Jbeil in southern Lebanon on Monday, killing at least three civilians and wounding three others. Lebanese sources say the attack reportedly hit a home in Bint Jbeil, killing three members of the same family. Israel claimed the attack struck a weapons storage facility and did not mention any …

Jonathan Scott (2024-07-16). Hesen Jabr paid the price of conscience. electronicintifada.net The sacking of a New York nurse for protesting Israel's genocide in Gaza exposes much deeper faultlines in US politics.

James Wright (2024-07-16). Newly elected independent MPs all demand David Lammy act on Israel's genocide. thecanary.co The newly elected anti-genocide independent MPs, including former Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, have written to the foreign secretary with a number of demands over Israel's assault on Palestine. Shockat Adam, Ayoub Khan, Adnan Hussain and Iqbal Mohamed are the other independent MPs calling for action on the "catastrophic situation in Gaza". The MPs united […] | By

Riccardo Petrella (2024-07-16). Perfidy, a political virtue? When, in France, the dominant outsider claims to impose its interests against the will of the people. pressenza.com Perfidy is not the monopoly that many Europeans ascribe to our neighbours across the Channel. Since his first term in office, the French head of state has shown himself to be one of his most loyal professionals: on labour issues, on pensions, on the fight against pesticides, on the water privileges granted to industrial farmers, on the fight against PFAS (persistent pollutants), on the war in Ukraine and the genocide of the Palestinians (and the Kurds), on the policy of "shared community"… | The latest manifestation concerns his behaviour after the results of the second round (7th July) of the legislative elect…

WSWS (2024-07-16). Growing numbers of protesters arrested and jailed in Australia. wsws.org So far, those punished have been mostly involved in climate change demonstrations, but precedents are being set for use against all forms of protest, including against the Gaza genocide.

bwitanek (2024-07-16). Biden Supporter Rejects Offer of Anti-Genocide Movement Support for Project 2025 Opposition Rally Announced for NYC Times Square, Sat. July 27, 7pm. fightbackbetter.com In response to an announcement of a protest on Saturday July 27, 7pm at Times Square in New York City,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). By Failing to Stop the Gaza Genocide, the ICJ is Working Exactly as Intended. libya360.wordpress.com Emilio Dabed Israeli soldiers operating in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, July 15, 2024. (Oren Cohen/Flash90) The ICJ has aptly and tragically participated in Israel's old game: the constant resort to "strategic interpretations" of legal norms, principles, and concepts to enforce its biopolitical and territorial ambitions through a discourse of rationality. More than intending…

Democracy Now! (2024-07-16). Democracy Now! 2024-07-16 Tuesday. democracynow.org Headlines for July 16, 2024; J.D. Vance, "Hillbilly Elegy" & Appalachia's Shift to the Right: Arlie Russell Hochschild; Trump-Appointed Judge Dismisses Classified Documents Case Against Ex-President on First Day of RNC; "Genocidal Man" vs. "Fascist Man": RNC Protesters Decry 2024 Choices, Call for Justice; "He's a Fake": Robert Kuttner on How J.D. Vance Disguises His Anti-Worker Views as Economic Populism; Trump's VP Pick, J.D. Vance, Pushed for Police to Track & Criminalize Abortions; "Blank Check" for Genocide: Court Dismisses Palesti…

WSWS (2024-07-16). In the face of fascist goons summoned by the Anti-Defamation League, Holocaust survivor denounces Gaza genocide. wsws.org Holocaust survivor Rene Lichtman and other anti-genocide protesters rallied in front of the Zekelman Holocaust Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan despite an intimidation campaign by Zionist elements.

Sharon Zhang (2024-07-16). Biden Says He's Done "More" for Palestinians "Than Anybody" as He Backs Genocide. truthout.org President Joe Biden bragged about his supposed charity to Palestinians in an interview on Monday, claiming that he's done "more" for Palestinians "than anybody" — despite the fact that he has done more to perpetuate the genocide of Palestinians in Gaza than any world leader outside of Israel. In an interview on Complex's "360 With Speedy" released Monday, Biden implied that he deserves praise… |

Staff (2024-07-16). "Blank Check" for Genocide: Court Dismisses Palestinians' Case Against Biden Admin over Gaza War. democracynow.org A lawsuit led by Palestinians and Palestinian Americans that accused President Joe Biden and other top U.S. officials of enabling genocide in Gaza was rejected Monday by a federal appeals court, which upheld a lower court's dismissal of the lawsuit. The three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court ruled that courts cannot review the executive branch's decisions on foreign policy, even when there is a risk of breaking domestic and international law. We speak with Katherine Gallagher, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, which helped represent the plaintiffs in the case. She sa…

International Organization for Migration (2024-07-16). World: La OIM lanza un portal de datos para las Américas con el fin de impulsar la aplicación de la Declaración de Los àÅngeles. reliefweb.int Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), World | Source: International Organization for Migration | Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá, 16 de julio de 2024 – En un hito significativo para la cooperación…

International Organization for Migration (2024-07-16). World: IOM Launches a Data Portal for the Americas to Boost the Implementation of Los Angeles Declaration. reliefweb.int Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), World | Source: International Organization for Migration | Panama City, Panama, July 16, 2024 – In a significant milestone for regional cooperation on m…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Israel displaces more Palestinians amid operations in north, south Gaza. presstv.ir Israeli forces conducted military operations in Gaza City in the north and the cities of Rafah and Khan Younis in the south.

newarab (2024-07-16). UK gov will not drop challenge to ICC Israeli arrest warrants. newarab.com The UK's governing British Foreign Secretary

Rick Sterling (2024-07-16). 170 Years of U.S. Aggression against Nicaragua. dissidentvoice.org When the Monroe Doctrine was declared, in 1823, it was aimed at European colonial powers. It told them to butt out: the US "sphere of influence" included all of Latin America and the Caribbean. During the past two centuries,virtually every Latin American and Caribbean country has had to endure US intervention and interference in their …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). 170 Years of U.S. Aggression Against Nicaragua. libya360.wordpress.com Rick Sterling On July 19, Nicaraguans will be celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution When the Monroe Doctrine was declared, in 1823, it was aimed at European colonial powers. It told them to butt out: the US "sphere of influence" included all of Latin America and the Caribbean. During the past two centuries,…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). '79 Palestinian aid workers killed in Israeli strikes in Gaza'. presstv.ir The Gaza Civil Defense says it has lost at least 79 of its employees ever since the Israeli military launched its bloody onslaught against the coastal territory in early October last year.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-07-16). Saudi Support for Israel Will Not Go Unpunished by Yemen. orinocotribune.com By Khalil Nasrallah — Jul 15, 2024 | Ansarallah leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi has upped the ante, threatening Riyadh with huge economic and military consequences if the Saudis continue to align with US policies and support the occupation state. | In a strategically-timed message to the Saudi rulers, Abdul Malik al-Houthi, the leader of the Yemeni Ansarallah movement, warned of an imminent escalation of clashes on 7 July: | We will respond in kind: banks for banks… the airport in Riyadh for the airport in Sanaa… and seaports for seaports. | The warning followed a recent surge in threats from Sanaa directed…

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-07-16). Two Americans Walking Down The Street And Talking About Politics. caitlinjohnstone.com.au "Man that assassination thing with Trump was so freaky," said Carl while stepping over a woman in a hijab clutching a dead child to her chest.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Israel minister demands West Bank annexation if UN court rules against it. aljazeera.com PM Netanyahu told to order West Bank annexation if the International Court of Justice rules against Israeli occupation.

R.A. Jones (2024-07-16). Don't Say Peace in Ukraine: You Will Be Shot. dissidentvoice.org As the events surrounding the Ukraine and the cross-Atlantic West continue to defy belief, all roads of recent assassination attempts from Slovak PM Robert Fico to former US President Donald Trump lead back to Ukraine. The biggest anti-Ukrainian War critic in Europe currently is none other than Hungarian PM Viktor Orban, whom met with former …

Sheila Velazquez (2024-07-16). The FDA Needs to Bloody Well Get Its Act Together. dissidentvoice.org While we flit from story to story, post to post, that warn us of the dangers of the day, much of it exaggerated or imagined, the actual harm that is being done to us continues to escalate. And very few in the media are covering it. So much time is spent hashing over politics and …

Survival International (2024-07-16). Peru: New Images Show Uncontacted Tribe Dangerously Close to Logging Concessions. dissidentvoice.org Extraordinary new images released today show dozens of uncontacted people in the Peruvian Amazon, just a few miles from a number of logging concessions. ©Survival Campaigners say they're a graphic illustration of the urgent need to revoke all the logging licenses in the area, and recognize that the territory belongs to the Mashco Piro people, …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2024-07-16). Why Assume There Will Be a 2024 Election? dissidentvoice.org Trump's near assassination this weekend represents an incredibly important reminder of the stakes going into the 2024 election amidst a vast systemic collapse and heightened threat of a thermonuclear war. At this stage, despite the cast of compromised characters among Trump's support network, no one has displayed so consistent a quality of leadership that qualifies …

Ellen Brown (2024-07-16). The Supreme Court Takes on the Administrative State. dissidentvoice.org In a highly controversial decision, the Supreme Court on June 28 reversed a 40-year old ruling, reclaiming the Court's role as interpreter of statutory law as it applies to a massive body of regulations imposed by federal agencies in such areas as the environment, workplace safety, public health and more. The Court's 6-3 conservative majority …

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Beidou helping Tajikistan prep for temblors. ecns.cn The Beidou global satellite navigation system developed by China has been monitoring the deformation of Lake Sarez in the seismically active zone of the Pamir Plateau in eastern Tajikistan for nearly three years, predicting potential earthquakes.

JANET (2024-07-16). Leading Israeli newspaper blames October 7 deaths on Zionist military. iacenter.org By Betsey Piette July 15, 2024 On July 8, Haaretz, considered Israel's most influential daily newspaper, published the results of its thorough, in-depth investigation into what actually took place when Hamas attacked Israeli settlements just outside of Gaza on October 7. Their long report concluded that on that date, Israel's army employed the "Hannibal Directive" — an Israeli army policy for its military to open fire on its own soldiers to prevent them from being taken captive. While the Electronic Intifada first reported that a survivor of the Kibbutz Be'eir made this charge on Oct. 16, the Haaretz invest…

Qasem Waleed El-Farra (2024-07-16). Desperate for a ride out of Khan Younis. electronicintifada.net When the Israeli army ordered an evacuation of Khan Younis at the beginning of July, there was nowhere else to go.

Anya Parampil (2024-07-16). Corporate Coup assassination excerpt: Venezuela's Maduro on John Bolton's plot to kill him. thegrayzone.com Following the attempt on President Donald Trump's life, Anya Parampil offers a detailed look back at the failed assassination of Venezuela's President, Nicolas Maduro, and Washington's role in the plot, in her new book, "Corporate Coup: Venezuela and the End of US Empire." Editor's note: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro reacted to the July 13, 2024 attempt on Donald Trump's life at a Pennsylvania rally by declaring, "I want, on behalf of all of Venezuela and our people, to reject, repudiate …

infobrics (2024-07-16). NATO will expand activities in Asia-Pacific with Japan, South Korea and Australia. infobrics.org China accused by NATO of being a "decisive enabler" of Russia's military efforts in Ukraine.

infobrics (2024-07-16). Riyadh Taking Part in BRICS, Still Undecided on Full Membership — Senior Diplomat. infobrics.org Saudi Arabia has not yet made a final decision on whether or not to become a full member of BRICS, though the kingdom is now fully participating in the work of the association, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said at a press conference…

infobrics (2024-07-16). Ministers of India and UAE Discuss Strengthening Strategic Relations. infobrics.org H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, congratulated Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on his reappointment as External Affairs Minister of India…

infobrics (2024-07-16). Why does Zelensky suddenly want Russia at the next 'peace summit'. infobrics.org This is the first time in well over two years that the Neo-Nazi junta hinted that it's ready for direct "peace talks". Previously, Zelensky was vehemently opposed to even basic contact with the Kremlin as long as President Vladimir Putin is in power. Thus, the previous "peace summits" were not much more than glorified fairs aimed at creating the narrative that "the world supports Ukraine".

infobrics (2024-07-16). Malaysia's Strategic Comeback in International Relations. infobrics.org Malaysia aims to regain lost international influence by adjusting strategies and forming new alliances to challenge Western dominance…

infobrics (2024-07-16). "Generals' mafia" plotting for Kiev's defeat — Ukrainian MP. infobrics.org Kiev regime keeps trying to blame specific individuals for the Ukrainian army's fiasco.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iran acting FM meets with UN General Assembly pres. in New York, discusses Gaza. presstv.ir Iran's acting foreign minister meets with UN General Assembly president in New York, discussing developments in the Gaza Strip, which is enduring a genocidal Israeli war.

Andy Kroll (2024-07-16). When Too Much Is Not Enough. tomdispatch.com It began with Aaron Bushnell and a visceral response of mine: Why would anyone do such a thing? Bushnell was the 25-year-old active-duty airman who set himself ablaze on February 25th in front of the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., to protest that country's brutal war in Gaza. The first question was tough enough, but his dramatic and deadly action also brought to mind other questions that have occupied my thinking, research, and writing in these last several years: What spurs someone to such an unyielding, ultimate commitment to a cause? What kind of political action is actually effective? When the campus pr…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). JD Vance's world: Where does Trump VP pick stand on Israel, Ukraine, China? aljazeera.com Vance backs full support for Israel in Gaza, but wants caution with Iran, focus on China and less support for Ukraine.

IMEMC News (2024-07-16). Day 283 Update: Continuous Israeli Bombardment, Destruction of UN Headquarters. imemc.org Throughout the morning, midday and night on Monday, day 283 of the Israeli assault on the entire civilian population of the Gaza Strip, Israeli troops continued their bombardment and artillery shelling focused on crowded civilian refugee camps in the Gaza Strip. On Monday evening, seven Palestinian civilians were killed in Israeli shelling of several areas …

Staff (2024-07-16). Yemen conducts 3 operations against Israel-bound ships. muslimmirror.com Tehran : Spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces Brigadier General Yahya Sare announced on Monday night that the country had carried out three more "successful" operations in the Red Sea and the Mediterranean against commercial ships bound for occupied Palestine. According to the website of Yemen's Al-Masirah network, Saree said, in the first operation, vessel …

newarab (2024-07-16). UK foreign secretary reaffirms Gaza ceasefire call in Israel. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). Australia group tries to have pro-Gaza journalist prosecuted. newarab.com The CEO of a pro-Israel group in Alon Cassuto, who heads the

IMEMC News (2024-07-16). Army Abducts Seven Palestinians In Hebron. imemc.org On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted seven Palestinians, including a father and his son, from several parts of the Hebron governorate, in the occupied West Bank's southern part. Media sources said the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes across the governorate, interrogated many Palestinians, and installed roadblocks. They stated that the soldiers abducted Nail Hasan …

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-16). Israel has perpetrated over 500 attacks on Palestinian journalists. plenglish.com Ramallah, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian Journalists Union stated on Tuesday that Israeli security forces and settlers have perpetrated more than 500 attacks on journalists in the occupied territories during the first six months of this year.

IMEMC News (2024-07-16). Israeli Army Abducts Twenty Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted at least twenty Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers earlier killed a young Palestinian man in Al-Biereh city in the occupied West Bank's central part The Palestinian Prisoners' Society and the Palestinian Detainees Committee said most of the abductions were focused …

Ellen Cantarow (2024-07-16). A Cancer on the West Bank. counterpunch.org In 1979, I made the first of what would turn out to be decades of periodic visits to Israel and the West Bank. I traveled there for the New York alternative publication The Village Voice to investigate Israel's growing settler movement, Gush Emunim (or the Bloc of the Faithful). The English-language Israeli newspaper, The Jerusalem Post, then reported

Aseel Saleh (2024-07-16). The US seeks to recover regional control with NATO office in Jordan, says Dr. Issam Khawaja. peoplesdispatch.org Dr. Issam Khawaja told Peoples Dispatch that by opening the office, the US-dominated alliance is seeking to enhance its presence in the Eastern Mediterranean, prevent the eruption of a regional war, and protect Israel.

newarab (2024-07-16). Residents of Tal al-Hawa recall horrors of Israel's crimes. newarab.com For seven days in a row, Mohammed Anan, a Palestinian man from the Speaking to The New Arab, the 45-year-old father of five, said, "The surprise military attack on the Tal al-Hawa neighbourhood and the industrial area did not allow me to escape with…

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Decoding Gaza Ceasefire Talks: Guarantees and Post-War Scenarios. english.almanar.com.lb Talks on Gaza ceasefire and prisoner swap have gained significant momentum in the last few days, amid reports on disagreements between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his negotiation team, along with the Israeli security apparatus. In the last few hours, Hebrew media have reported "dramatic and stormy" deliberations in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office …

Sharon Zhang (2024-07-16). Israeli Forces Dropped 2,000-Pound Bombs on Gaza "Safe Zone," Killing 90. truthout.org Israeli forces dropped eight tons of bombs on an area Israel labeled as a "humanitarian safe zone" in Gaza on Saturday, wielding explosives built to maximize destruction on an area sheltering hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who have been forced to flee Israel's genocidal campaign again and again. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Israeli military dropped eight 2,000… |

IMEMC News (2024-07-16). Army Kills A Palestinian Near Ramallah. imemc.org On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers fatally shot a young Palestinian man, and detained his body for several hours, in the Al-Biereh city in the occupied West Bank's central part. Media sources said the army invaded the city, especially the Al-Baloa' area, leading to protests, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs. …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). Qatar: Genuine Peacemaker or Covert Partner of Israel? libya360.wordpress.com Mawadda Iskandar Is Qatar a neutral mediator between the Palestinian resistance and the occupation state, or is it secretly leveraging its financial ties to sway Israeli politics in its favor? As Israel continues to refuse to negotiate a reasonable end to its brutal aggression on Gaza, Tel Aviv has taken to launch sharp attacks on…

Faisal Edroos (2024-07-16). A party at an Israeli hotel triggers anger in Morocco. middleeasteye.net A party at an Israeli hotel triggers anger in Morocco | Youth delegation says its visit was aimed at 'fostering peace', but videos of parties, meetings with Israeli officials and food outings cause unrest at home | | Moroccans wave Palestinian flags during a march in solidarity with the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). The US Seeks to Recover Regional Control with NATO Office in Jordan. libya360.wordpress.com Aseel Saleh Dr. Issam Khawaja Dr. Issam Khawaja told Peoples Dispatch that by opening the office, the US-dominated alliance is seeking to enhance its presence in the Eastern Mediterranean, prevent the eruption of a regional war, and protect Israel. During the 2024 Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Washington DC, the alliance …

IMEMC News (2024-07-16). Israeli Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Child In Hebron. imemc.org On Monday evening, Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured a Palestinian child in the Shiokh Al-Arroub town, north of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank's southern part. Several Israeli military vehicles invaded the town, leading to protests, and fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs. Medical sources have confirmed that the soldiers shot …

newarab (2024-07-16). Israel army detains Palestinians, destroys properties in W. Bank. newarab.com The

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-16). Israeli bombardment of Gaza today kills at least 44 Palestinians. plenglish.com Ramallah, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) At least 44 Palestinians were killed and more than a hundred injured today in Israeli shelling in the Gaza Strip, which included a refugee area and a UN school.

newarab (2024-07-16). Israeli attacks ramp up with Gaza ceasefire talks in limbo. newarab.com Ceasefire talks on ending the war on Gaza remained stalled on Monday amid reports that the Palestinians had pulled out of Further negotiations between the two sides are expected to take place this week in Doha, sources involved in the mediation efforts told The New Arab's Arabic langua…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). 'Shameful stain': Iran condemns Israel crimes amid silence of intl. community, Muslim states. presstv.ir The Iranian interim president denounces the Israeli regime's crimes against the Palestinian people in Gaza amid the inaction of world bodies and Muslim countries.

newarab (2024-07-16). Who was Hamas commander Rafa Salama 'killed by Israeli strike'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). Israel waging 'war of revenge' on Palestinian prisoners: PA. newarab.com "Israel has been waging a war of revenge against prisoners within the walls of prisons an…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Not in My Name: One of the leading Jewish voices supporting Gaza. aljazeera.com Antony Loewenstein is a leading Jewish voice criticising Israel's attacks on Gaza, but some have branded him a traitor.

Ellen Cantarow (2024-07-16). How the Israeli Extreme Right Has Achieved Victory. fpif.org In 1979, I made the first of what would turn out to be decades of periodic visits to Israel and the West Bank. I traveled there for the New York alternative publication The Village Voice to investigate Israel's growing settler movement, Gush Emunim (or the Bloc of the Faithful). The English-language Israeli newspaper, The Jerusalem Post, then reported that settlers from Kiryat Arba, a Jewish West Bank outpost, had murdered two Palestinian teenagers from the village of Halhoul. There, in one of the earliest West Bank settlements established by Gush Emunim, a distant cousin of my husband had two acquaintances. Unde…

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Hamas says cease-fire talks haven't paused. ecns.cn Palestinian militant group Hamas has dismissed reports that it has withdrawn from Gaza ceasefire negotiations amid continued Israeli attacks, which killed about 90 civilians in strikes over the weekend, with the excuse it is targeting Hamas military commanders.

A A (2024-07-16). Plan israelí para impedir un Estado palestino. strategic-culture.su

Dave DeCamp (2024-07-16). Biden Claims He's Done More for the 'Palestinian Community' Than Anyone Else. news.antiwar.com President Biden claimed in an interview published on Monday that he has done more for the "Palestinian community" than anyone else, comments that come after over nine months of his administration supporting Israel's genocidal campaign in Gaza. "I'm the guy that did more for the Palestinian community than anybody," he said on the YouTube show …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-07-16). Why Blaming the Israel Lobby for Western Middle East Policies Is Misguided. orinocotribune.com By Joseph Massad — Jul 16, 2024 | The claim that the Israel lobby controls US policy in the Middle East amounts to absolving the US of responsibility for its imperialist policies in the Arab world | Over the last few weeks, the Israel lobby has been increasingly featured in the news in the context of the ongoing election seasons in the UK, France, and the US. | News articles proliferate about the huge funds the UK's Israel lobby contributed to candidates in the recent elections, the Israeli ministerial interference in the recent French elections, or the defeat of US Congressional Representative Jamaal Bowman…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). PEN America decries Israel's assault, detention of Palestinian author. presstv.ir PEN America has denounced the Israeli detention of Hanan Awwad, a Palestinian author and poet, in East al-Quds.

Cara Marianna, Winter Wheat. (2024-07-16). Impunity In The West Bank. popularresistance.org 14 July—I had been back from the West Bank one month when I called a friend in al—Bireh, a friend I cannot name. It was Friday, 14 June. I had been worrying, and it was something of a relief to hear her voice. When I asked after her family she said, "We are as well as it is possible to be." And then she added, "Things are worse here. Two hours ago they shot a young boy in al—Am'ari. They haven't left the city yet." | Al—Am'ari is a refugee camp within the municipality of al—Bireh. It is among the smallest camps in the West Bank. "They" are the Israeli Occupation Forces. Like all refu…

Steven Sahiounie (2024-07-16). Canadian Journalist Survives Israeli Assassination Attempt. globalresearch.ca

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Israeli courts cannot and will not prosecute Israel's war crimes. aljazeera.com The Israeli judiciary's dismal track record on torture and collective punishment of Palestinians proves as much.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Yemeni forces conduct fresh pro-Palestinian operations, incl. in cooperation with Iraqi fighters. presstv.ir Yemen's Armed Forces announce carrying three fresh pro-Palestinian operations, including in cooperation with Iraqi anti-terror fighters.

Staff (2024-07-16). UK MPs demand sanctioning Israel, recognizing Palestinian state. muslimmirror.com London : Calls are getting laude in the British House of Commons regarding Palestine and their plight, with a number of lawmakers demanding David Lammy, newly-appointed Foreign Secretary end ties with the Zionist regime and recognize an intendent Palestinian state. In a joint letter addressed to Lammy, lawmakers referred to the high number of martyrs …

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Israeli airstrike destroys UN school sheltering displaced Palestinians. presstv.ir An Israeli airstrike has destroyed a UN school building housing displaced Palestinians.

newarab (2024-07-16). Palestine fans celebrate Spain Euro win due to Gaza solidarity. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). Crackdown on Egypt's Faisal Street over anti-Sisi signs. newarab.com Egypt's Faisal An unknown number of citizens were detained as security forces were deployed in and around the long street, cordoning off side roads in and around it, also known as the Faisal neigh…

newarab (2024-07-16). Baghdad's new approach to Turkey's offensive in Iraqi Kurdistan. newarab.com A new Turkish military offensive launched last month has Nearly 200 families have evacuated their villages in affected areas in Duhok governorate as the fighting moves out of the mountains and gets closer to more densely populated areas. | Turkey has encroached on Iraq's territory for years. It operates a network of bases in the Kurdistan Region and regularly conducts cross-border airstrikes, which all too o…

newarab (2024-07-16). Azerbaijan reopens its embassy in Iran as countries ease tension. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). Republican convention in Milwaukee begins under tight security. newarab.com The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday morning in Milwaukee amid tight security following an A large area of downtown Milwaukee around Fiserv Forum, chosen for the convention for being in the swing state of Wisconsin, had on Sunday already been almost completely fenced off, with different branches of law enforcement are out in full force, as attendees were gathering and checking in for a convention expected to host…

newarab (2024-07-16). UN: Clearing 40m tonnes of rubble in Gaza will take 15 years. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). Somalia cafe attack kills nine, wounds 20 during Euro final. newarab.com The death toll from a car bombing at a cafe in Witnesses described scenes of panic and chaos after the powerful

newarab (2024-07-16). Trump announces 39-year-old senator, J.D. Vance, as running mate. newarab.com Trump, 78, announced his pick on the first day of the

newarab (2024-07-16). A shooting in a mosque in Oman kills 4 and wounds others>. newarab.com Police in The Royal Oman Police said in a statement online the shooting happened in the Wadi Kabir neighborhood of Muscat, the Omani capital. | Police gave no motive nor said who was suspected of carrying out the attack. | "The Royal Oman Police have responded to a shooting incident that occurred in the vicinity of a mosque in the Al-Wadi Al-Kabir area," said a police statement on social media platform X. | "All necessary security meas…

newarab (2024-07-16). Hamas and Palestinian rivals Fatah to meet in Beijing: officials. newarab.com Senior officials from the rival Palestinian groups The Hamas delegation is to be headed by its Qatar-based political chief

newarab (2024-07-16). Germany cancelled me for speaking out for Gaza. So I persisted. newarab.com

newarab (2024-07-16). Pro-Palestinian activists held after protest at UK war memorial. newarab.com A Palestinian flag was laid in front of the Cenotaph and "180,000 killed" spray-painted on the ground in front of the monument, photos and video footage showed. | The Cenotaph is the focus every year of of national events to commemorate Britain's war dead. | "Two women were quickly arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and are in custody," the Metropolitan Police said on X, ad…

Staff (2024-07-16). Elections in Venezuela: Telecom Infrastructure To Be Isolated To Defend Against Hackers. orinocotribune.com Carlos Hernández, the person at Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) responsible for technical aspects and security protection of the electoral process scheduled for July 28, reported that "the telecommunication network will be isolated to prevent external access to the servers." | This was stated on Monday, July 15, during the audit process of the electoral technological infrastructure and production of voting machines. | "This network will be completely isolated," he said. "We will have no communication with the rest of the world; the CANTV (Venezuelan state-owned telecom company) network will be assign…

Misión Verdad (2024-07-16). Review of Venezuela's Presidential Campaign 13 Days Before the Elections. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad — Jul 15, 2024 | The schedule for the presidential elections on July 28 in Venezuela is being fulfilled as established. Last Thursday, July 4, the electoral campaign formally began with rallies by the various candidates who are competing for the highest office. Thus, with only 13 days to go until the crucial day and 10 days to go until the end of the campaigning, we want to draw up an initial assessment of these opening hours. | Beyond the propagandist euphoria and the demagogic proposals, we see some characteristics that are defining the two main contending blocks: Chavismo, centered around…

Staff (2024-07-16). President Maduro Meets Prime Minister of Belarus in Caracas. orinocotribune.com President Nicolás Maduro held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Belarus, Roman Golovchenko, to strengthen relations of cooperation and brotherhood between both countries. | During the meeting held this Monday, July 15, they reviewed the agreements signed between Venezuela and Belarus in November 2023 and the cooperation route, which was described by the Venezuelan president as a new beginning for bilateral relations. | The authorities shared their vision for the future. They reiterated their commitment to strengthening cooperation in strategic sectors, especially in Venezuela's Economic Zones. They also agreed…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-07-16). Kenyans Rally Against US Imperialist Schemes, Protest IMF-Imposed Tax Bill. orinocotribune.com For weeks, Kenyans have been rallying across the country against an unpopular bill that aims to significantly increase taxes on essential goods and services while ignoring the rampant spending of corrupt politicians. | The tax hike, under the "Finance Bill 2024," is part of a structured debt repayment plan imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global lending body that reports directly to the United States. | Widespread dissent, using tactics ranging from street protests to online "hacktivism," has forced Kenyan President William Ruto to withdraw the bill, but not without several protestors being k…

Emily Sanders, Truthout. (2024-07-16). Big Oil Is Pulling Out All The Stops To Block Lawsuits For Accountability. popularresistance.org In the face of mounting scrutiny from local, state, and federal officials, fossil fuel companies and their allies are deploying a range of tactics to obstruct ongoing lawsuits and investigations concerning evidence that the industry has misled the public about the harms it knew its products would cause to the climate, environment, and human health. | Far-right industry allies with ties to Chevron have mounted an "unprecedented" pressure campaign calling on the Supreme Court to stop a potentially historic climate deception lawsuit against oil majors from going to trial. Republican attorneys general are separately…

Unicorn Riot. (2024-07-16). Milwaukee Republican National Convention Opens With Protest March. popularresistance.org Milwaukee, WI — The 2024 Republican National Convention opens Monday morning with downtown sealed behind fences and barricades, forming a large security perimeter. On opening day, the Coalition to March on the RNC is set to take the streets near the inner security zone downtown controlled by the Secret Service. The Poor People's Army (aka Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign) is also slated to march on Monday. Unicorn Riot is planning to cover events live at the beginning of the convention as conditions permit — support our coverage here. | Protesters have faced difficulties getting their mess…

Kimberly Izar, Next City. (2024-07-16). Urban Farms Are A Lifeline For Food-Insecure Residents. popularresistance.org In Montclair's Third Ward is a tiny farm with big community value. | In the summertime, Montclair Community Farms transforms its less-than-10,000-square-foot lot into a space with something for everyone: a garden education program for children, a job training site for teens, and a pop-up produce market for Essex County residents. | "People really love being here," says Lana Mustafa, executive director of Montclair Community Farms. "It's really developed into something really beautiful and productive and community-oriented." | On a breezy afternoon in early June, bunches of lettuce, bok choy, parsley, and garlic s…

Emily Drabinski, In These Times. (2024-07-16). The Library Is A Commons. popularresistance.org The Montana State Library Commission voted 5-1 (with one abstention) in July 2023 to rescind its membership in the American Library Association because of the ALA's then-president: a self-proclaimed Marxist lesbian, which is to say, me. Despite their claims, that does not mean the entire field is socialist, nor is the professional association, which is nonpartisan and dedicated to advocating for libraries and the professional development of library staff. Who knows how many of us are card-carrying socialists (probably not too many, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a total 140,000 library workers while me…

Steve Early, Resilience. (2024-07-16). Making Our Communities What They Need To Be. popularresistance.org The symbols of public-sector infrastructure are often associated with urban areas: major highways and subway systems, for instance; bridges and tunnels; large ports and airports; billions of gallons of fresh water to deliver and hundreds of tons of solid waste to cart away every day. | Yet public works departments are no less important in rural areas, where municipal employees and their families, whether members of the National Education Association, the Firefighters union, or the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Workers (AFSCME), are dependent on the same community services they provide. | In…

Natylie Baldwin, Consortium News. (2024-07-16). Destabilizing The US-Russian Nuclear Balance. popularresistance.org With the Biden administration having given Ukraine permission to use U.S.-made weapons to strike military targets inside Russian territory and Ukraine reportedly having hit a radar in southern Russia that is part of its nuclear early warning system at least once in recent weeks, a new level of escalation threat has aisen between the U.S. and Russia. | Russian President Vladimir Putin responded by warning that Russia will essentially consider the U.S.-led West to be a direct belligerent if it provides satellite, intelligence and military help to facilitate any long-range missile attacks by Ukraine on Russian terri…

Kawena ªUlaokalƒÅ Kapahua, Joy Lehuanani Enomoto, People's Dispatch. (2024-07-16). US War Games In Pacific Seek Global Participation In Imperialist Maneuvers. popularresistance.org Every two years, the Indo-Pacific Command Center of the United States convenes the largest maritime war exercises on the planet. With over 35,000 troops participating, 29 nations, 46 naval surface ships, 4 nuclear submarines, and a multitude of air and ground forces, the Rim of the Pacific military exercises, or RIMPAC, is one of the most destructive training events globally. | Through these exercises, the US consolidates its control of the Pacific. RIMPAC began as an annual training exercise in 1971 and became bi-annual in 1974. Since it began, some of the historically worst human rights abusers like the US, Aus…

Editor (2024-07-16). US Prosecutors Secure Guilty Plea in First-of-Its-Kind Espionage Act Case Involving Drone Photography. scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-07-16). J.D. Vance's Populist Anti-Corporate Record May Surprise You. scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-07-16). 'A Corporate CEO's Dream': Labor Unions Blast Trump-Vance Ticket. scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-07-16). Zelensky Says Russia Should Attend Next Ukraine Summit. scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-07-16). A New Era of Endless Labor Shortages? A Critical Analysis of McKinsey's New Report. scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-07-16). Building a Planet of Peace Is the Only Realistic Thing to Do. scheerpost.com On Isla Grande, Afro-Colombian residents discuss the urgent need for a sustainable electricity plant. Their efforts echo President Petro's push for solar energy, with the aim of addressing broader regional goals of sustainable development. Yet, development and climate adaption require funding — funding that is instead going to war, with global military spending nearing $3 trillion annually.

Editor (2024-07-16). Teamsters Union President Addresses the Republican National Convention. scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-07-16). Donald Trump Is Not a 'Threat to the Deep State': Here Is His Warmongering Record. scheerpost.com

Larry Johnson (2024-07-16). More Assassination News and Trump Names J.D. Vance as VEEP Candidate. sonar21.com I will start you off with a palate cleanser that features Chris Whitcomb doing his HRT thing in the movies. Chris is an old friend of movie director, Peter Berg. Berg made Patriot Day, the story of the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon. One scene in the movie had the FBI HRT do a tactical entry into a dorm room, where the bomber was believed to be holed up. Chris led the movie team version of HRT. He is the one waving the two girls to hurry up, he places the charge on the door, and he cuffs one of the students and communicates to the TOC (Tactical Operations Center). | Based on reports coming out…

Editor (2024-07-16). The predicament of climate scientists on the road to a super tropical Earth. mronline.org As temperatures in large parts of the Earth are soaring (cf. 52.3 ∞C in Delhi, flames engulf large regions in California, tornadoes ravage the Gulf of Mexico states, severe drought starve populations in southern Africa and climate extremes continue to taking over large parts of the Earth.

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-16). UN Body to Examine Türkiye's Record on Torture. hrw.org Click to expand Image | Police arrest an individual in Diyarbakir, Turkey, October 2016. | © 2016 Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images | This week, the United Nations Committee against Torture will review Türkiye's record on preventing torture and ill-treatment. Human Rights Watch is among numerous civil society groups that have submitted evidence to the committee that Türkiye's record on torture has deteriorated greatly since the committee's last review in May 2016.In the aftermath of the 2016 military coup attempt, there was a steep rise in reports of police detaining people en masse and torturing t…

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-16). "Your Child Does Not Exist Here": Human Rights Abuses Against Children Under El Salvador's "State of Emergency" reliefweb.int Country: El Salvador | Source: Human Rights Watch | Please refer to the attached file. | El Salvador: Rights Violations Against Children in 'State of Emergency': | End Torture, Arbitrary Arrests, Inhumane Detention Conditions: | El Salvador's state of emergency, declared in March 2022, has led to severe human rights violations against children of low-income communities. | Many children have been doubly victimized by gang members who abused them and then by security forces who detained and mistreated them, with possible lifelong consequences. | The government should end its abusive approach a…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Children 'tortured, abused' in El Salvador's prisons: Report. aljazeera.com More than 3,000 minors, many with 'no apparent connection to gangs', have been arbitrarily arrested, rights group says.

Eli Hager (2024-07-16). Arizona's "Model" School Voucher Program Is Causing Massive Budget Meltdown. truthout.org In 2022, Arizona pioneered the largest school voucher program in the history of education. Under a new law, any parent in the state, no matter how affluent, could get a taxpayer-funded voucher worth up to tens of thousands of dollars to spend on private school tuition, extracurricular programs or homeschooling supplies. In just the past two years, nearly a dozen states have enacted sweeping… |

Amy Goodman (2024-07-16). Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy" Reflects Appalachia's Shift to the Right. truthout.org As Donald Trump selected Ohio Senator J.D. Vance to be his vice-presidential candidate Monday, we look at the record of the 39-year-old political rookie, who rose to fame after writing the memoir Hillbilly Elegy and who once compared Trump to Hitler and called him unfit for the presidency. He was elected to the Senate in 2022 with backing from right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel, and he has since… |

Lewis Raven Wallace (2024-07-16). Police Violence Is Also Political Violence — and Deeply Normalized in the US. truthout.org This week, responding to the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump, President Joe Biden entreated the nation not to "descend into violence." In his Sunday night speech, Biden repeated an eerie set of talking points echoed by politicians around the country: "There is no place in America for this kind of violence — for any violence," he said. "Ever. Period. No exception. We can'… |

Jake Johnson (2024-07-16). Unions Slam "Billionaire" Trump-Vance Ticket as Working-Class "Nightmare" truthout.org Leading U.S. unions warned voters on Monday not to be fooled by the pro-worker facade constructed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, JD Vance, a Republican senator from Ohio who has opposed congressional efforts to strengthen organizing rights, allowed corporate lobbyists to influence his legislating, and raked in donations from the elites he claims to despise. |

Chris Walker (2024-07-16). GOP Speakers at First Night of RNC Attack Transgender Youth. truthout.org Despite uncharacteristic calls from GOP nominee former President Donald Trump to promote a message of "unity," several speakers on the first night of the Republican National Convention took a different route, peddling hateful rhetoric toward transgender people. Rep. John James (R-Michigan) parroted disingenuous talking points often cited in right-wing attacks on transgender rights: the need… |

Chris Walker (2024-07-16). Hundreds March Against GOP in Milwaukee During First Day of RNC. truthout.org On Monday, protesters flooded the streets of downtown Milwaukee during the Republican National Convention, calling for racial justice, reproductive rights, and a free Palestine. The march appeared to be composed of somewhere between 1,000 and 2,000 people, and included representatives from around 100 local and national organizations, with demonstrators describing themselves as the "Coalition… |

Chris Walker (2024-07-16). Trump Uses Assassination Attempt to Demand All of His Indictments Be Dropped. truthout.org Former President Donald Trump is using the recent attempt on his life to call for the dismissal of all criminal charges and convictions pending against him, claiming that such a move should be made in the spirit of "uniting" the country. Noting the recent dismissal of charges in his classified documents case by a federal judge he appointed — a dismissal that legal experts said was highly… |

Staff (2024-07-16). India releases the first tranche of $2.5 million support to UNRWA, Dr. Abed Elrazeg appreciates. muslimmirror.com The Government of India has released the first tranche of $2.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This contribution is part of India's annual pledge of $5 million for the year 2024-2025. Dr. Abed Elrazeg Abu Jazer, Charge d'Affaires a.i. at the Embassy of …

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Torrential rain to hit Henan, Shandong in flood season. ecns.cn China's top meteorological authority has forecast that heavy torrential downpours are anticipated to affect areas in Central China's Henan Province and East China's Shandong Province over the next few days.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). China celebrates first multi-province 'super-loop' high-speed rail service. ecns.cn The "Super Loop" High-Speed Rail in the Yangtze River Delta marks one month of operation, showing initial spillover effects…

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Beidou system set for large-scale applications. ecns.cn The Beidou Navigation Satellite System developed by China is poised to enter a critical phase of large-scale application, with plans of pilot projects unveiled for its wider use in areas such as consumer electronics and industrial manufacturing.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Xinjiang generates 800 billion KWH electricity transmission surplus. ecns.cn The total electricity delivered to 20 provinces, autonomous regions and cities has reached 801.4 billion kilowatt-hours, exceeding the 800 billion kilowatt mark while serving 1.4 billion people for 249 days.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Insights | Tanzanian politician: Third plenum of the 20th CPC Central Committee to yield benefits for the world. ecns.cn The third plenary session of the 20th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which kicked off in Beijing on July 15, will run until the 18th. Kabudi expressed his anticipation of positive outcomes, which could not only benefit China but also favor Tanzania and the rest of the world.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Chinese swimmers cleared of doping allegations after inquiry. ecns.cn An anti-doping audit review committee has backed the decision of World Aquatics not to appeal China Anti-Doping Agency's ruling of a 2021 contamination case involving 23 Chinese swimmers, after a thorough scrutiny of the matters.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). International educational ties fortified. ecns.cn Beijing Language and Culture University will keep strengthening educational ties with countries in Central Asia and cultivate global talent with proficiency in Chinese, university president Duan Peng said in a recent interview.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). U.S. urged to correct trade bullying practices. ecns.cn A Chinese industry body urged the United States to correct its unilateralism and trade bullying practices A Chinese industry body urged the United States to correct its unilateralism and trade bullying practices targeting China's new energy vehicles and refrain from discriminatory subsidy policies, on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Remote surgery done from Shanghai. ecns.cn Using domestically-made 5G surgical robots, doctors in Shanghai performed a remote lung cancer surgery on a patient in Kashgar prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, 5,000 kilometers away.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). AIIB, CIDCA to jointly help a road project in Tajikistan. ecns.cn The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA) have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on promoting vocational training and women's development for a road project in Tajikistan.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Global demand, economic recovery drive China ship exports to surge 91%. ecns.cn In the first half of 2024, China's ship exports saw a staggering increase of 91.1 percent, far exceeding the 22.2 percent export growth of automobiles.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Export growth to sustain amid headwinds in H2. ecns.cn China's foreign trade will continue its quality upgrade in the second half of the year, bolstered by its industrial chain advantages, robust innovation momentum and strong policy support, exporters and market watchers said on Monday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Thai college students shine in Chinese language competition. ecns.cn The Thailand finals of the 23rd "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students concluded on Saturday at Rangsit University in Pathum Thani.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). 144-hour visa-free transit policy triggers 'China Travel' boom. ecns.cn As more foreigners are flocking to China, thanks to the facilitating measures, and share their authentic feelings, a true, multidimensional and panoramic view of China will be increasingly seen and understood by the international community.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). 3 numbers highlight China's boom. ecns.cn China, in some Western narratives, is economically backward and unsafe. However, visitors to China are often amazed by its prosperity and security. | For those who still don't buy it, check out how the three numbers highlight China's boom in the flow of visitors, goods, and capital.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). China's first all-electric communication satellite begins operation. ecns.cn China's first all-electric communication satellite, APSTAR 6E, started operation on Monday, according to China Great Wall Industry, the satellite project's contractor.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Terracotta Warriors celebrate 50 years of discovery. ecns.cn Activities ranging from an immersive digital experience to the release of new documentaries are being planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking archaeological work that led to the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Trump chooses Vance as running mate. ecns.cn Former U.S. president Donald Trump announced Monday that he has chosen Senator J.D. Vance of Ohio as his running mate.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Three Gorges Dam braces for floods. ecns.cn The Three Gorges Dam increased its water discharge to 43,000 cubic meters per second to brace for floods in Hubei on Monday.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Insights | Tanzanian politician: China to achieve more advances in modernization. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China will convene the third plenary session of its 20th Central Committee from July 15 to 18 in Beijing. "China is going to achieve more advances in modernization," said Palamagamba John Kabudi, former Tanzanian foreign minister and professor at the University of Dar es Salaam, in a recent interview with China News Network.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Shaolin Kung Fu gives you power of self-control: practitioner. ecns.cn The 2024 Shaolin Games Finals concluded Sunday at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Flexible H2 money policy foreseen. ecns.cn China's monetary policy is likely to stay accommodative in the second half of the year as the latest economic and financial indicators point to the need for further policy support while growing expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts create more room for easing.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Flood control facing tough month ahead. ecns.cn The Ministry of Water Resources has warned of an even more grim and complicated flood control situation in the coming 30 days, as the country approaches a critical annual period for flood management.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Stamped postcards unveiled to celebrate 50 years of discovery of Terracotta Warriors. ecns.cn A set of five stamped postcards featuring the Terracotta Warriors is unveiled to commemorate 50 years of discovery of Terracotta Warriors at Emperor Qingshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 15, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). More proactive monetary, fiscal policies seen as key. ecns.cn As domestic demand has been on a steady recovery track in the first half, experts said on Monday they expect more proactive fiscal and monetary policies to advance the balanced allocation of financial resources, and further help prices recover.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Hemudu site ushers in new era of cultural preservation. ecns.cn An immersive Hemudu-culture-themed trip was held at the ancient Hemudu site in Yuyao city, Ningbo, on July 12, marking a step forward in the construction of the Hemudu National Archaeological Site Park.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Shanghai starts public testing of autonomous vehicles. ecns.cn Shanghai is set to begin public testing of autonomous cars as early as next week, offering free rides for residents throughout the trial period, marking a significant step forward in China's intelligent transportation.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). China highly values relations with Iran. ecns.cn China highly values its relations with Iran and stands ready to work with its new government for the continued advancement of the China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Anti-doping review clears Chinese swimmers of doping allegations. ecns.cn A report released by World Aquatics on Monday said an anti-doping audit review committee has not identified any irregularities, mismanagement or cover‚Äêup by FINA (predecessor of World Aquatics) in its review of the TMZ Case or in its decision not to appeal the decisions of the Chinese Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) in that case.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Chinese company wins global IP award for its innovation. ecns.cn A Chinese enterprise and eight foreign ones became the winners of this year's World Intellectual Property Organization Global Awards for their innovation in diverse areas such as health, environment and agriculture.

ecns.cn (2024-07-16). Considered application of law encouraged to safeguard societal norms. ecns.cn The public expects and encourages acts of bravery and righteousness, and judicial authorities should grasp the essence of the legal concept of justifiable defense in practice to prevent illegal acts, experts said.

Andrew Korybko (2024-07-16). Iran's President-Elect Has a Refreshing Foreign Policy Vision. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2024-07-16). The Japanese-Philippine Military Logistics Pact Raises the Risk of War with China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Andrew Korybko (2024-07-16). Iran's President-Elect Has A Refreshing Foreign Policy Vision. thealtworld.com The Iranian people voted for him because they wanted a "reformist" who'd gradually change their country's domestic and foreign policies, knowing that nothing radical can be expected due to the strict system of checks and balances that's in place to prevent this. | Iranian President-Elect Masoud Pezeshkian, who won the snap elections that were called after former President Ebrahim Raisi's death in a

Ben Norton (2024-07-16). Donald Trump is NOT a 'threat to the deep state'. Here is his warmongering record. geopoliticaleconomy.com Following the shooting, Trump's supporters claim he is a "threat to the US deep state". But in reality, he is a warmonger who appointed CIA officials and neocons to run his hawkish foreign policy.

Binoy Kampmark (2024-07-16). "We Love you Joe, but…": Hollywood's Advice to President Biden. counterpunch.org There is something to be said about ignoring actors. They assume roles, quite literally, camouflage themselves in scripts where personalities are created, and behave accordingly. Given that they are paid liars, their political promptings should be treated with caution. It is no accident that much the same thing can be said about the members of Congress. Given that

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2024-07-16). Tony Blair: Profiteer and Emissary of Artificial Intelligence. globalresearch.ca

Brian Berletic (2024-07-16). Video: The 61 Billion US Spending Bill. Russia's War of Attrition. Ukrainian Fallback, Lack of Arms and Ammunition. Brian Berletic. globalresearch.ca

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-16). Structural Adjustment and the Washington Consensus Are Not Abandoned in 2000. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-16). France: Thanks to a massive mobilization of the Left the Far Right cannot control the government. cadtm.org

Balasingham Skanthakumar (2024-07-16). The conjuncture in the crisis. cadtm.org

Chris Dite, Li Andersson (2024-07-16). In Finland, the Left Alliance Just Trounced the Far Right. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-16). Europe is turning black and brown. cadtm.org How should we interpret the results of the EU parliamentary elections?
| In Croatia the voter turnout was only 21.35%
| The first observation: in the EU elections held in all 27 member countries between 6 and 9 June 2024, voter turnout was once again very low. The average for the entire European Union was 51%. But keep in mind that countries where voting is compulsory also figure into the calculation of that average — for example Belgium, where voter turnout was 90%. Without those countries, (…) | – | /…

Eric Toussaint (2024-07-16). Climate and environmental crisis: Sorcerer's apprentices at the World Bank and the IMF. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint, Mario Hernandez (2024-07-16). Dark clouds over Europe with a few sunny patches. cadtm.org

Isabel Ortiz, Matthew Cummins (2024-07-16). End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25. cadtm.org

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-07-16). Two Americans Walking Down The Street And Talking About Politics. thealtworld.com "Man that assassination thing with Trump was so freaky," said Carl while stepping over a woman in a hijab clutching a dead child to her chest. | "I know man! I couldn't believe what I was seeing," said Steve, nimbly leapfrogging a large puddle of blood. | "He's definitely got the election in the bag after that one, right?" Carl asked as the two strolled casually down the sidewalk through mountains of gore and human suffering. | "He's gotta!" replied Steve. "Did you see that epic photo of him with his fist raised and his face all bloody underneath the American flag? You couldn't make a better campaign ad if you tr…

Evaggelos Vallianatos (2024-07-16). Factory Tourism is Wrecking Greece. counterpunch.org Odious debt and collapse of the state The debt-strapped Greek government is not defending Greece from Turkey or factory tourism. Turkey continues its long-standing manipulation of NATO countries while threatening Greece. Turkish insults and aggressive actions in the Aegean continue. The Turks have the audacity and insolence to advertise to their NATO "allies" and to

Henry Giroux (2024-07-16). Childcide in the Age of Fascist Theocracies. counterpunch.org In the aftermath of over five hundred shootings during the July 4th weekend, reports indicate that "a Texas-based company has developed vending machines that sell bullets and installed them at a handful of grocery stores in Texas, Oklahoma, and Alabama, with plans for expansion into other states."1 Violence has become an organizing and governing principle

George Wuerthner (2024-07-16). What a Map Can Tell Us About Greater Yellowstone. counterpunch.org I studied geography in grad school. One of the basic premises of geography is that maps can show graphical concepts and ideas that might not be obvious with other forms of communication. The map of roads in Greater Yellowstone serves as a powerful tool, revealing a reality that many fail to grasp. Despite the protection

David Rosen (2024-07-16). Trump on Immigrants: "They're Not Humans, They're Animals" counterpunch.org The June 28th debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was a two-pronged disaster. Much has been made of Biden's "senior moments" as well as Trump's 30-plus false claims. There is a growing number of "liberal" national media outlets, led by The New York Times, calling for Biden to step aside for a younger and more coherent candidate. Sadly, less attention has been

Jim Goodman (2024-07-16). No One is Irreplaceable. counterpunch.org I'm certainly not a political insider, and in times like these, who would want to be? My first vote in a Presidential election was 52 years ago and I haven't missed one since. My vote went to the losing candidate as it has many times since, but at least back then, I could vote for

Andie Stewart (2024-07-16). How Trump Sweeps Rhode Island and Southern Mass. counterpunch.org The recent Supreme Court rulings were pretty shocking. It just goes to show how far "Originalism" goes in defending political parties where subscription to decency, sanity, and the existence of reality itself are optional membership requirements. Sammy "Ding-Dong" Bell and his "People's Republic of Providence" Pwogwessive Demoquacks have never impressed me, but that prejudice goes

Dave DeCamp (2024-07-16). Trump's VP Pick Vance Says Iran Needs To Be 'Punched Hard'. news.antiwar.com Sen. J.D. Vance (R-OH) took a hawkish tone toward Iran in an interview following the news that he had been selected as former President Trump's running mate for the November election. "The most important part of the Trump doctrine of foreign policy is you don't commit America's troops unless you really have to, but when …

Dave DeCamp (2024-07-16). CNN Report Claims Secret Service Ramped Up Security Based on Intel of Iran Plot Against Trump. news.antiwar.com CNN claimed on Tuesday that the US Secret Service ramped up security around Donald Trump in recent weeks based on intelligence from a single "human source" that Iran was plotting to assassinate the former president, accusations Tehran rejected as "unsubstantiated and malicious." The report offered no evidence for the claim and only cited unnamed people …

Dave DeCamp (2024-07-16). Members of European Parliament Want To Punish Hungary for Orban's Peace Mission. news.antiwar.com Dozens of members of the European Parliament are fuming over Hungarian President Viktor Orban's recent push for a peace deal in Ukraine, which he began when Hungary took over the rotating EU presidency. Sixty-three members of the 705-seat European Parliament sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and other top EU …

Dave DeCamp (2024-07-16). Belgorod Governor Says Ukraine Has Killed 200 Civilians in the Region Since 2022. news.antiwar.com Vyacheslav Gladkov, the governor of Russia's Belgorod Oblast, said on Tuesday that Ukrainian attacks on the border region since February 2022 have killed over 200 civilians, Reuters has reported. Back in April, Gladkov said the civilian death toll in Belgorod was 120. In February, the UN estimated that at least 10,582 civilians have been killed …

Dave DeCamp (2024-07-16). Kremlin Wants Clarification From Zelensky on 'Peace Summit'. news.antiwar.com On Tuesday, the Kremlin responded to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky saying Russia should attend the next "peace summit" on the Ukraine war. The previous summit, held in Switzerland last month, was billed as a "peace summit," but Russia was not invited to attend. "The first peace summit was not a peace summit at all. So …

Staff (2024-07-16). "Genocidal Man" vs. "Fascist Man": RNC Protesters Decry 2024 Choices, Call for Justice. democracynow.org "We were given a genocidal man and a fascist man, and that is a terrible decision to pick from," says one of the protesters who joined a broad coalition of progressive groups and unions to march in Milwaukee against the Republican Party Monday on the first day of the Republican National Convention. We speak with people calling for an end to racist policies supported by the GOP; defending the rights of women, LGBTQ people and abortion access; supporting Palestine and more.

Staff (2024-07-16). "He's a Fake": Robert Kuttner on How J.D. Vance Disguises His Anti-Worker Views as Economic Populism. democracynow.org We speak with journalist Robert Kuttner about Donald Trump's selection of Ohio Senator J.D. Vance to be his running mate in the 2024 election. Vance rose to fame in 2016 after writing the memoir Hillbilly Elegy about his upbringing in Appalachia. He was elected to the Senate in 2022 with the backing of right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel, who spent $10 million on his candidacy. While he was a vocal critic of Trump's politics, once comparing him to Hitler, Vance has since embraced the MAGA movement and is now one of the most vocal defenders of the former president. Vance's elevation is "very…

Staff (2024-07-16). Trump-Appointed Judge Dismisses Classified Documents Case Against Ex-President on First Day of RNC. democracynow.org As the Republican National Convention opened on Monday, Donald Trump scored a major legal victory when a Trump-appointed federal judge in Florida dismissed the criminal case against the former president for illegally keeping classified national security documents after his presidency ended. Judge Aileen Cannon ruled Attorney General Merrick Garland had no power to appoint Jack Smith as a special counsel. Her ruling stunned many legal experts, and the Justice Department plans to appeal. This comes after the conservative-dominated Supreme Court recently granted Trump, and presidents more generally, almost complete…

Staff (2024-07-16). J.D. Vance, "Hillbilly Elegy" & Appalachia's Shift to the Right: Arlie Russell Hochschild. democracynow.org As Donald Trump selected Ohio Senator J.D. Vance to be his vice-presidential candidate Monday, we look at the record of the 39-year-old political rookie, who rose to fame after writing the memoir Hillbilly Elegy and who once compared Trump to Hitler and called him unfit for the presidency. He was elected to the Senate in 2022 with backing from right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel, and he has since embraced the MAGA movement and become one of Trump's most loyal supporters. For more on Vance's rise and his appeal to the Republican base, we go to Pikeville, Kentucky, to speak with famed sociologist Arlie R…

Staff (2024-07-16). Trump's VP Pick, J.D. Vance, Pushed for Police to Track & Criminalize Abortions. democracynow.org As Donald Trump and his new running mate J.D. Vance try to soften their anti-abortion position ahead of the 2024 election, new documents uncovered by The Lever show Vance lobbied just last year to let police track people who cross state lines for abortions. Vance, a first-term senator from Ohio, pressured federal regulators to kill a privacy rule designed to prevent state and local police in anti-abortion states from using private medical records to prosecute people who access abortion services elsewhere. "What's really shocking and scary about this story is that the rule was just implemented by the B…

Democracy Now! (2024-07-16). Democracy Now! 2024-07-16 Tuesday. democracynow.org Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 16, 2024…

Cuban News Agency (2024-07-16). Cuban president attends debates of the parliament's Economic Affairs Commission. en.escambray.cu Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the country, attends the debates of the Economic Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP).

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Sayyed Nasrallah: We are fighting in Al-Aqsa Flood battle with a clear horizon and a Quranic promise that the Zionist entity will demise. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Sayyed Nasrallah: Numbers of kiosks serving food to the Ashura ceremonies attendees have also risen; quality of food served has been improved as well. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Sayyed Nasrallah: Solidarity among Resistance fronts reduced sectarian tensions in the region. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-07-16). Sayyed Nasrallah calls on pro-Resistance social media users to neglect reacting to trivial anti-Resistance bloggers. english.almanar.com.lb

Rhoda Wilson (2024-07-16). Michael Yon: The Invasion of Ireland. expose-news.com

Rhoda Wilson (2024-07-16). Prof. William Happer: "More CO2 is good for the world" expose-news.com Professor Emeritus of Physics at Princeton University William Happer discussed common misconceptions in climate science, especially the negative reputation given to CO2, on Sky News Australia last year. "More CO2 is good …

Rhoda Wilson (2024-07-16). The human gut and intelligence are intricately linked. expose-news.com The so-called gut-brain axis connects your gut and brain, allowing a two-way conversation. Part of this connection is formed by the vagus nerve, which runs between the brain and the gut. It …

Rhoda Wilson (2024-07-16). Why did the MHRA approve the controversial drug molnupiravir? expose-news.com When the MHRA's Dame June Raine said her organisation was shifting from being a watchdog to being an enabler, she meant it. Dr. June Raine was appointed chief executive of the UK …

geo.tv (2024-07-16). Serial killer Collins Jomaisi Khalusha who killed 42 women arrested in Kenya. geo.tv Prime suspect behind Kware killings Collins Jomaisi Khalisia seen in this undated image.— Instagram@thestatesmandigital/file Kenyan police have arrested Collins Jomaisi Khalusha, 33, who is alleged to be a "serial killer", suspected of murdering nine women…

geo.tv (2024-07-16). Trump enters Republican convention with bandaged ear. geo.tv Republican presidential nominee and former US President Donald Trump arrives Day 1 of the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 15, 2024. — Reuters | Tourists from mainland China dressed in traditional Thai costumes visit Wat Arun temple ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year as China reopens the border in Bangkok, Thailand January 18, 2023. — Reuters | Omani boys attend Friday prayers…

geo.tv (2024-07-16). Trump announces Senator JD Vance as running mate. geo.tv This combination of pictures created on July 15, 2024 shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Doral, Florida, on July 9, 2024 and US Senator JD Vance, Republican of Ohio, in Vandalia, Ohio, on March 16, 2024. — AFP | Former US President Donald Trump greets to his supporters, as he arrives from his second civil trial after E Jean Carroll accused Trump of raping her decades ago, outside a Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, January 25, 2024. — Reuters

geo.tv (2024-07-16). Meet JD Vance's supportive Indian-origin wife, Usha Chilukuri Vance. geo.tv Republican vice presidential candidate JD Vance is accompanied by his wife Usha Chilukuri Vance at the first day of the Republican National Convention , at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 15, 2024. — Reuters Former United States president Donald Trump on Monday…

geo.tv (2024-07-16). Biden terms 'bullseye' reference to Trump 'mistake'. geo.tv US President Joe Biden and Donald Trump gesture during separate gatherings. — AFP/File

Ellen Brown (2024-07-16). The Supreme Court Takes on the Administrative State. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2024-07-16). Further Thoughts on the Near Assassination. globalresearch.ca

Bharat Dogra (2024-07-16). The USA is The Only Country Where There Are More Firearms Than People. Why Curbing Gun Violence Is Not Succeeding. globalresearch.ca

John Leake (2024-07-16). ABC News: "Building Where Trump Rally Gunman Perched On Roof Was Police Tactical Team Staging Area" globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2024-07-16). Selected Articles: RussiaGate 2.0: Donald Trump Has Opted for "Real Peace" Negotiations with a "Foreign Adversary" globalresearch.ca By Normalization of diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation had fir…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-07-16). RussiaGate 2.0: Donald Trump Has Opted for "Real Peace" Negotiations with a "Foreign Adversary" globalresearch.ca

Guest Contributor (2024-07-16). Five years later: Hurricane Dorian's indelible mark. globalvoices.org Hurricane Dorian showed everyone the urgent need for climate justiceGlobal Voices Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, about to make landfall on Great Abaco in the Bahamas at 18: 36 UTC on September 1, 2019. This story was originally published by

Daria Dergacheva (2024-07-16). Two Moldovan archers will carry the country's flag at the Olympics. globalvoices.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). South Africa: The 6th Commonwealth Conference. icrc.org Building a culture of IHL compliance in Commonwealth Nations and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions…

ICRC (2024-07-16). Adhering to Humanitarian Norms Paves Way to Peace. icrc.org — ICRC hosts "Adhering to Humanitarian Norms in Armed Conflicts" Panel at World Peace Forum…

ICRC (2024-07-16). Azerbaijan: Family receives remains of missing loved one, honours with a burial after 30 years. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Georgia: Closure after 30 years as family receives remains of missing loved one, give a burial. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Launch of the Chinese Version of the Customary International Humanitarian Law Study. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Afghanistan: Wheelchair basketball empowers people with disability. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Virtual Reality & Innovation. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). V, Various, 1840-ongoing, 552 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). The Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross : commentary. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). ICRC Director General's speech on the 120th anniversary ceremony of the RCSC. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). China: Regional Symposium for the 30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions held in Beijing. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). ICRC's response to missing and dead migrants along the US—Mexico border. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). ICRC office in Gaza surrounded by hundreds of displaced civilians, was damaged by nearby shelling. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Colombia: Anatomy of a lockdown. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Mexico: ICRC urges Latin American and Caribbean states to reaffirm commitment to the 'rules of war' on 75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). C, Tracing and protection, 1870 – ongoing, 2298 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). D, Delegations, 1921-ongoing, 356 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). O, Humanitarian coordination bodies, 1921- ongoing, 127 metres of shelf space. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Education programmes for young people. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Colombia: Anatomy of a lockdown. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Environmental wartime protection is central to the protection of civilians. icrc.org Statement delivered by Laetitia Courtois, Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation, at UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting "Stepping up Preventive Action: From Environment Challenges to Opportunities for Peace" on 8 July 2024 in New York City.

ICRC (2024-07-16). ICRC and European Union continue successful IHL training series. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). CHINA: First national inter-university moot court competition on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) held in Beijing. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Nigeria: ICRC surgical team supports Maiduguri Hospital treating 41 wounded people after multiple blasts in Gwoza. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Gaza: Civilians must be spared from impact of fighting. icrc.org

ICRC (2024-07-16). Bangladesh: 15th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2024 — Call for Registration. icrc.org

Angela (2024-07-16). Wednesday 7/17: Virtual Teach-In about Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | http: //tinyurl.com/PalestineWednesday…

CIMD (2024-07-16). A Counter-Information Mini Directory. indybay.org Some sites reporting suppressed information from across the continent & around the globe.

Brenda Norrell (2024-07-16). Leonard Peltier's Message Read at Closing of United Nations Session in Geneva. indybay.org Leonard Peltier's Words were read at the closing of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva. "No one can break the Spirit of a Sundancer," Peltier said in his message to the U.N.

_____ (2024-07-16). The Palestinian Revolution and the Rift in the International Movement. indybay.org The article was written in the first month following the revolutionary attack of October 7, which is prior to the launch of the full scale land invasion of Gaza. Extra information and political observations were added in the course of the weeks it took for the article to be typed.

Angela (2024-07-16). Wednesday 7/31: Live from Akka: Virtual Delegation. indybay.org Online | eyewitnesspalestine.org/upcoming-events

Angela (2024-07-16). Wednesday 7/31: Webinar: Reimagining Education in Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1yVV…

Basit Mahmood (2024-07-16). King's Speech 2024: What can we expect in Labour's bills. leftfootforward.org What can we expect by way of policies in the speech which is expected to contain more than 30 bills?

Chris Jarvis (2024-07-16). Vaughan Gething resigns as First Minister of Wales. leftfootforward.org Vaughan Gething has resigned as First Minister of Wales. His resignation comes just four months after he took over the job from Mark Drakeford. | In his resignation statement, Gething said: "I have this morning taken the difficult decision to begin the process of stepping down as leader of the Welsh Labour Party and, as a result, First Minister. | "Having been elected as leader of my party in March, I had hoped that over the summer a period of reflection, rebuilding and renewal could take place under my leadership. I recognise now that this is not possible. | "It has been the honour of my life to do this job e…

Basit Mahmood (2024-07-16). 4 facts which show how cruel the two-child benefit cap is. leftfootforward.org With the King's Speech set to take place tomorrow, the government is coming under growing pressure by anti-poverty charities and campaigners to scrap the two-child benefit cap which is pushing thousands of children from low-income families into poverty. | The two-child benefit cap prevents parents from claiming child tax credit or universal credit for any third or subsequent child born after April 2017. It was introduced by the former chancellor George Osborne in his austerity drive with the aim of encouraging parents of larger families to find a job or work more hours. | Over time, an increasing number of fam…

Basit Mahmood (2024-07-16). Nigel Farage and Liz Truss to attend US Republican national convention. leftfootforward.org The British right are seeking to deepen their links and involvement with the Republicans in the U.S. ahead of a predicted Trump win.

Katya Schwenk (2024-07-16). How The Gun Lobby Ensured The RNC Couldn't Be Gun Free. levernews.com Even in the wake of an assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump that left two dead on Saturday, guns are still being allowed just outside the Republican National Convention this week in Milwaukee, Wisconsin — all thanks to the powerful gun lobby and their Republican allies, which have fought to make sure there's no way for the city to ban firearms. | This is not a paywall. You can read the full story for free.: | Just sign up below for a free subscription to The Lever to get access to this story and much more. | Already have an acc…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). Rwandan FM Calls for Canada to Prosecute Journalists, Lawyers and Refugees on Their Behalf. libya360.wordpress.com Marthad Shingiro Umucyaba Dr. Jean-Damascene Bizimana, Rwanda's foreign minister, spoke in Ottawa on May 26, 2024. Image credit: YouTube/Minubumwe Rwanda (Rwanda's Ministry of National Unity & Civic Engagement) Dr. Jean-Damascene Bizimana, Rwanda's foreign minister, has called (28: 24-34: 15) for the arrest and convictions of journalist Judi Rever and lawyers John Philpot and Christopher Black, along with…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). No Tears for Trump! libya360.wordpress.com Stephen Millies The first question that must be asked about the shootings at the July 13 Trump rally is: who does it benefit? It's obviously Trump himself. Gaza is still being bombed! The struggle must go forward All it took was a bloody ear for the corporate media to place a phony crown of martyrdom…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). The First Summit of the Alliance of Sahel States: Regional, International, Geopolitical and Geostrategic Issues. libya360.wordpress.com Mohamed Lamine KABA For several years now, something more important has been happening on the political scene in the West African region. It is the breakdown of dehumanizing colonial agreements and the rise of disapproval of French imperialism in the region, at the forefront, the Alliance of Sahel States (AES). As an expert in the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). Trump: An Asset, Not a 'Threat to the Deep State'. libya360.wordpress.com — Major security lapses raise questions regarding the nature of the assassination attempt on former US President Donald Trump now 2024 US presidential candidate; — Whether successful or not, the violence was meant to divert public attention away from on going foreign and domestic crises and deepen public attention in animosity among themselves and in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-07-16). Canada: Whitewashing Africa's Most Ruthless Regime. libya360.wordpress.com Judi Rever Rwandan President Paul Kagame poses for a picture with Robert Marawa and Masai Ujiri, right, at the NBA Africa Summit in Toronto, February 13, 2016. We should not be engaging with, or buttressing a nation that has inflicted so much harm on innocent people. The use of celebrities, sports and big money to…

Editor (2024-07-16). AI and the digital scramble for Africa. mronline.org We are told that Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to be a powerful tool for advancing democratic concerns and human rights across Africa. Yet, there are also early indicators that AI could undermine democratic institutions and processes, especially if these technologies prioritise colonial-capitalist development trajectories. Scott Timcke looks at some of the issues at stake.

Michael Arria (2024-07-16). The Shift: Columbia suspends deans for 'antisemitic' text messages. mronline.org News items often seem to slip through the cracks at this point in the summer, and the media's current focus on the Democratic Ticket has understandably dominated domestic headlines.

John Bellamy Foster (2024-07-16). John Bellamy Foster on Albert Einstein's Radical Politics. mronline.org A brilliant theoretical physicist best known for his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein was also a socialist. John Bellamy Foster describes Einstein's radical political commitments, including his efforts in relation to the founding of Brandeis University, his role in the Henry Wallace campaign, and his seminal essay "Why Socialism?"

Ian Angus (2024-07-16). Capitalism's New Age of Plagues. Part 7: Wildlife farms and wet markets. mronline.org Commercial farming of wild animals as luxury food for the rich triggered a global pandemic.

Editor (2024-07-16). Luxembourg goes to war. mronline.org Little Luxembourg has concluded a "security agreement" with the American puppet of Ukraine, Zelensky. This astonishing event might call to mind the foreign policy of The Grand Duchy of Fenwick.

Staff (2024-07-16). "Many couples in live-in relationships seek to convert to Islam": IMC leader Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan. muslimmirror.com The Ittehad-e-Millat Council (IMC) leader Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan said that many couples in love are in contact with them, seeking to convert to Islam and marry their preferred Muslim partners. Maulana Tauqeer stated, "For the past two years, we had a rule that if someone wanted to convert to Islam due to greed or …

Staff (2024-07-16). Hindu students outnumber Muslims in Muslim-run institutions in India. muslimmirror.com By Syed Ali Mujtaba A survey of Muslim of Muslim managed public and private institutions of higher education in India reveals that Hindu students outnumber their Muslim counterparts in these institutions in the country. Center for Study and Research CSR and NOUS Network Private Limited have published a report that finds that Hindu students comprise …

Staff (2024-07-16). Lessons from the Martyrdom of Hussain (A.S.). muslimmirror.com By Dr M Qutbuddin The message of Karbala is a profound and timeless lesson that reverberates through history, inspiring millions of people across the world. It is the tragic event that unfolded on the 10th of Muharram in the year 680 CE, during which the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, Imam Husayn ibn Ali, along with …

Staff (2024-07-16). Madras HC quashes punishment to policeman over beard. muslimmirror.com NEW DELHI : The Madras High Court has set aside the punishment meted out by police authorities to a Muslim constable for appearing on duty with beard asserting that India is a land of diverse religion and customs. According to Bar & Bench news portal, the court termed the punishment as shockingly disproportionate and quashed …

Robert S. Becker (2024-07-16). How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden ticket. nationofchange.org Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

Alexandra Jacobo (2024-07-16). Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance's climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump's VP pick. nationofchange.org His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.

Alexis Sterling (2024-07-16). Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing costs. nationofchange.org The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

Jordan Atwood (2024-07-16). JD Vance's astonishing transformation: From calling Trump 'America's Hitler' to Vice Presidential pick. nationofchange.org Does Vance's dramatic reversal mark a significant shift in his political journey, reflecting broader trends within the Republican Party and American politics?>

Bruce C.T. Wright (2024-07-16). Videos Of Donald Trump Falling Asleep At RNC's Opening Night Go Viral. newsone.com 2024 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends the first day of the 2024 Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 15, 2024. | Source: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty | Amid the revelry, pomp and circumstance at the And w…

asha bandele (2024-07-16). Celebrating Black Panther Assata Shakur, Who Turns 77 Today, Is Celebrating Hope. newsone.com As former Black Panther and Black Liberation Army member Assata Shakur turns 77, we remember why celebrating her life is so important to Black people.

Bruce C.T. Wright (2024-07-16). The Black Ballot: NewsOne Debuts Video Series Documenting The History Of African Americans Voting. newsone.com

Bruce C.T. Wright (2024-07-16). Van Jones Praises Amber Rose's RNC Speech, Predicts Her 'Political Future'. newsone.com Amber Rose speaks on stage on the first day of the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum on July 15, 2024, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. | Source: Chip Somodevilla / Getty | Celebrity influencer

Editor at NewsOne (2024-07-16). 'If You Don't Vote Donald Trump, You Ain't Black,' Michigan Rep. John James Says At RNC. newsone.com Republican Michigan Rep. John James told the RNC audience "if you don't vote Trump, you ain't Black," in a viral moment.

Editor at NewsOne (2024-07-16). The Blackest Scenes From The Republican National Convention In Milwaukee. newsone.com Source: The Washington Post / Getty | If there's one thing that the first day of the 2024 And while the primary color of those aforementioned MAGA fanatics is not Black, there was still a relatively small handful of non-white Trump supporters who participated in the convention's revelry on Monday. | Keep reading to find some of the Blackest scenes from Milwaukee as the Grand Old Party holds the Republican National Co…

Bilal G. Morris (2024-07-16). Voters At The Republican National Convention Even More Invested After Trump's Assassination Attempt. newsone.com Source: Bilal Morris / iOne Digital | Donald Trump's assassination attempt might have helped him politically as voters at the Republicans from all over the country poured into Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this week to celebrate Trump's nomination for president in the upcoming election and show their support for a party trying to win back the White House.

asha bandele (2024-07-16). Honoring Pioneering Journalist Ida B. Wells, Born On This Day In 1862. newsone.com There were no computers, no central databases tracking police killings, no images of brutally slain young people like Emmett Till or Michael Brown to pull up and refer to. Wells—investigator, journalist, publisher, repository and archivist, was the thing itself.

Bruce Goodwin II (2024-07-16). Joe 'Jellybean' Bryant, Kobe Bryant's Father, Dies At 69. newsone.com

ARG Medios (2024-07-16). Relations deteriorate between Argentina and Brazil. peoplesdispatch.org This Monday, July 15, Brazilian ambassador to Argentina Julio Bitelli met with Foreign Minister Mauro Viera in Brasilia, and was later joined by Lula himself. The meeting took place after Milei traveled to Santa Catarina to meet with the former Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, whom Milei described as "politically persecuted". | Regarding the meeting, the Argentine president claimed that the Bolsonaros "really make me feel at home, and it is always a pleasure to be among friends." In the same week, the Mercosur summit was held in Asunción, Paraguay, which Milei decided not to attend, generating uneasiness amon…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2024-07-16). Violent conflicts have stalled global vaccination rates, putting children at risk for preventable diseases. peoplesdispatch.org Four years after the onset of COVID-19, children's vaccination rates are stalling and declining. Armed conflicts and weakening of public health systems are to blame…

Pablo Meriguet (2024-07-16). Police violence, security breaches, and brawls mark the US-hosted Copa America. peoplesdispatch.org The continent's most important national team football tournament was overshadowed by serious incidents on and off the field. Many point the finger at the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) and the host country, the United States.

Pablo Meriguet (2024-07-16). Ex-dictator Alberto Fujimori announces his candidacy for the Peruvian presidency. peoplesdispatch.org Several lawyers have said that it is illegal for Fujimori to be a candidate. Meanwhile, his daughter, Keiko, and her political party, Popular Force (Fuerza Popular), are under investigation for money laundering.

Natalia Marques (2024-07-16). Sevim Daƒüdelen on the historic lies of NATO. peoplesdispatch.org Last week, the United States hosted the 75th NATO Summit in Washington, DC. Although a prominent topic on the agenda was "defense and deterrence," much of the Summit was spent The alliance sent a shipment of F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, pressuring member nations to increase defense spending, which has historically been at the expense of social spending, all the while hurling accusations at China for supp…

Chauncey K. Robinson (2024-07-16). 'MaXXXine' review: Bloody glamour and a complex female anti-hero collide for great storytelling. peoplesworld.org It may be the final film in this horror trilogy, but MaXXXine emerges as the strongest of the three. The horror film Ti West wrote, directed, produced, and edited is the third installment in the filmmaker's X movie series. It gives a fitting conclusion to Mia Goth's compelling character, Maxine Minx, as it leans into …

David Hill, Cameron Harrison (2024-07-16). UAW's Shawn Fain attacked by federal monitor — his ceasefire call to blame. peoplesworld.org DETROIT—The federal government is investigating United Auto Workers (UAW) President Shawn Fain and his family as part of what many union members believe is an effort to retaliate against the union for its member-supported call for a ceasefire in Palestine. New reporting based on internal documents reveals that the federally-appointed monitor for the UAW, Neil …

Elsy Fors Garzon (2024-07-16). Macron accepts the resignation of French prime minister. plenglish.com Paris, July 16 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron today accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Gabriel Attal, who will continue to be in charge of "current affairs" until the appointment of his replacement.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-16). Cuban parliamentary leader calls to strengthen social prevention. plenglish.com Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba's National People's Power Assembly (Parliament), Esteban Lazo, on Tuesday emphasized the importance of integrating schools, families and social organizations to achieve greater social transformation.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-07-16). El Salvador achieves lowest sugar production. plenglish.com Despite being the country's leading export product after textiles and coffee, the sugar harvest reached only 1,630,000 tons, the entity noted. | El Mundo newspaper reported that the six sugar mills of this country milled almost more than 7.12 million tons of sugarcane, and sugar production was reduced by 74,087.2 tons compared to the 2022-2023 milling. | The lowest harvest previously recorded corresponds to the 2017-2018 period when sugar production reached only 1.63 million tons. | ef/iff/mem/lb…

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-07-16). Russian defense receives first batches of modernized MiG-31 jets. plenglish.com Moscow, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), a branch of the Russian state corporation Rostec, on Tuesday delivered the first batches of modernized MiG-31 aircraft to the Defense Ministry.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-16). Colombian President to sanction pension reform. plenglish.com Bogota, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Gustavo Petro will sign the Pension Reform approved on June 14 by the House of Representatives today in the central Plaza Bolívar in the capital.

Elsy Fors Garzon (2024-07-16). US Senator Bob Menéndez, guilty of 16 counts of corruption. plenglish.com Washington, July 16 (Prensa Latina) A jury today found United States Senator Bob Menéndez guilty of 16 charges by the federal corruption trial that brought to light how the politician "put his power up for sale."

Elsy Fors Garzon (2024-07-16). Chilean José Martí Association pays tribute to José Emilio Recabarren. plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, July 16 (Prensa Latina) The José Martí Cultural Association, from the Chilean city of Concepción, is preparing today a tribute on the occasion of the centenary of the death of labor leader José Emilio Recabarren.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-16). Foreign Ministry praises China's economic achievements. plenglish.com Beijing, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday praised the national economy's performance during the first half of the year, and affirmed that the results are a firm foundation to achieve the annual objectives.

World Beyond War (2024-07-16). Recipients Announced: 2024 War Abolisher Awards. pressenza.com

Pressenza Philippines (2024-07-16). Imahica Art presents "Neon Dreams: Through the Prism": Where Art Meets Culture. pressenza.com July 13, 2024. The art exhibit, "Neon Dreams: Through the Prism", opened at the Imahika Art Gallery to provide a captivating window into one of the most influential art movements in 20th-Century Art. | Artworks from different artists brought together by Gabo Valenzuela is on display, whose vibrant often larger-than-life pieces incorporate imagery from everyday common objects to advertising, comic books, and video games. | By presenting these artworks, "Neon Dreams: Through the Prism", viewers are invited to reconsider the boundaries between Fine Art and popular culture. | Contemporary tribute to Filipino imaginat…

Bereket Alemayehu (2024-07-16). Seoul: First-ever North Korean Defectors Day Celebrated. pressenza.com July 14, Sunday. It was proposed in February this year by the South Korean Ministry of Unification to designate the 14th of July as a national day in honor of North Korean refugees. As such, the first North Korean Refugee Day Festival was celebrated at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, DDP, in central Seoul. The Designation Day initiative is part of broader efforts to raise awareness of human rights issues in North Korea. | The festival was attended by Koreans and foreigners with singing, dance, and business showcases. Various booths hosted by NGOs who work for North Korean defectors were busy handing out gifts, souve…

Nava J. Thakuria (2024-07-16). Another Pakistani Journalist Shot Dead, PEC Demands Justice. pressenza.com Local media reported that Malik Hassan Zaib, who was associated with the Peshawar-based Urdu daily newspaper Aaj, was shot dead in the Nowshera locality of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province by the miscreants, as he was moving in his car. Hassan Zaib (40) was a member of Peshawar Press Club and his fellow journalists organized a protest demonstration on Monday demanding justice for the victim. | Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, chief minister Ali Amin Khan Gandapur also condemned the assassination and directed the police forces to nab the culprits. Rural Media Network Pakistan and Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists also condemned…

Javier Tolcachier (2024-07-16). The second conference of the World Humanist Forum has published its first conclusions: Colonial violence persists and overcoming it is everyone's business. pressenza.com Continuing the series that began in May, on 7 July the second World Humanist Forum discussion took place under the title "Is colonialism a thing of the past? | With the participation of people and collectives from different continents, the aim was to explore the modalities of domination that still allow the exploitation of ex-colonies to continue today and do not change the pattern of cultural supremacy that has been installed. | On the other hand, the previous analysis pointed to the various forms of segregation and inequality resulting from previous cycles of colonial violence, while highlighting how, in afflue…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iran interim FM to attend two key UN Security Council meetings in New York. presstv.ir Iran's interim foreign minister is scheduled to participate in two open debates in New York focusing on Palestine and multilateralism.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). EU: Climbing human cost, wide-scale destruction in Gaza 'unbearable'. presstv.ir Josep Borrell said the "constant rise of the number of civilian casualties… is unbearable."

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Shia Muslims hold mourning ceremonies to mark Ashura worldwide. presstv.ir Millions of Muslims worldwide are commemorating Ashura, a remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Thierry Henry kicks off Olympic torch relay in Paris. presstv.ir Arsenal and France football great Thierry Henry bears the Olympic torch as it begins its journey through Paris.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Russia says destroyed multiple Ukrainian warplanes over past 24 hours. presstv.ir The Russian army conducted cluster strikes on Ukrainian military airports with high-precision weapons.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). In another hostile measure, EU extends sanctions against Iran. presstv.ir The Council of the European Union said the restrictive measures will continue to be reviewed annually. The extension is now until July 27, 2025.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Millions of Muslims attend mourning ceremonies to mark Tasu'a worldwide. presstv.ir Millions of Muslims join mourning ceremonies worldwide to mark Tasu'a, which precedes Ashura, the day of the martrydom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). JCPOA after unilateral pullout of US. presstv.ir One of the greatest feats of diplomacy and multilateral relations in history, the Iran Nuclear Deal, the JCPOA, was unilaterally rescinded in 2018 by the United States under President Donald Trump.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). China to host Fatah, Hamas reconciliation talks. presstv.ir Delegations hailing from two major Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah, are to hold reconciliation talks in Beijing later in the month.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). 'He's the devil', Trump critics speak out against Supreme Court immunity ruling. presstv.ir Protesters gathered at the US Supreme Court after it recognized that ex-presidents have immunity from prosecution for certain actions taken in office.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Leftists lead in French legislative elections, no party wins absolute majority. presstv.ir A left-wing coalition leads in French legislative elections, with no party winning an absolute majority,…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Russian military vessels dock in Venezuela. presstv.ir Russian military vessels arrive in Venezuela shortly after visiting Cuba.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Samsung Electronics' main South Korea union to go on indefinite strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics' main South Korea union will go on an indefinite strike.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Evacuations, clean up begin in southern China flood-hit cities. presstv.ir Rescues evacuated residents in flood-hit cities across southern China after historic floods.

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iranian cleric, media activist detained in Saudi Arabia released. presstv.ir Saudi authorities release Iranian cleric and media activist Seyyed Kazem Rouhbakhsh, whom they detained in the kingdom during his Hajj pilgrimage.

Bill Lueders (2024-07-16). RNC: In the Belly of the Beast. progressive.org Protesters try to put a damper on the celebration of all things Trump.

CARE International (2024-07-16). DR Congo: Exploitation, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Increases in DRC. reliefweb.int Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo | Source: CARE International | Nairobi, Kenya, July 15, 2024 — Persistent fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is fueling a devastating and underreported humanitarian crisis. Women and girls are enduring the worst of the suffering as reports of sexual and physical violence against them have alarmingly increased. With over 7.3 million people displaced and 25.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, more than half of whom are women and girls, every day is a struggle to survive. | "We face unimaginable horrors daily, enduring relentless vio…

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-16). Kenya/IMF: Align Economic Reform with Rights. reliefweb.int Country: Kenya | Source: Human Rights Watch | Please refer to the attached file. | Strengthen Social Contract to Address Root Causes of Protester Anger: | (Nairobi) — The Following the recent nationwide protests, President William Ruto declined to sign Finance Bill 2024, which…

International Organization for Migration (2024-07-16). World: Migration et mobilité humaine : Chiffres clés au niveau mondial (26 juin 2024). reliefweb.int Country: World | Source: International Organization for Migration | Please refer to the attached Infographic. | Un document d'une page de l'OIM GMDAC résumant les chiffres clés de la mobilité mondiale, mis à jour avec les données disponibles au 16 juin 2024. Comprend des chiffres clés sur : | Migrants internationaux | Femmes migrantes | Enfants migrants | Les jeunes et la migration | Les travailleurs migrants | Les rapatriements de fonds | Migrants disparus | Traite d'êtres humains | Réfugiés et demandeurs d'asile | Réinstallation | Personnes déplacées à l'intérier de leur propre pays (IDPS)…

International Organization for Migration (2024-07-16). World: Migration and Human Mobility: Key Global Figures (as of 26 June 2024) [EN/NL]. reliefweb.int Country: World | Source: International Organization for Migration | Please refer to the attached Infographic. | 1-pager from IOM GMDAC summarizing key global mobility figures, updated with data available as of 26 June. Includes key figures on: | International migrants | Female migrants | Child migrants | Youth & migration | Labour migrants | Remittances | Missing migrants | Trafficking | Refugees and asylum-seekers | Resettlement | Internal displacement…

Africa Center for Strategic Studies (2024-07-16). Nigeria: L'importance de la Cour africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples. reliefweb.int Country: Nigeria | Source: Africa Center for Strategic Studies | Please refer to the attached file. | Par Sègnonna Horace Adjolohoun et 16 juillet 2024 | Malgré une capacité exécutoire limitée, la Cour africaine offre une voie de recours lorsque les systèmes judiciaires nationaux sont incapables de rendre la justice, ce qui souligne son rà¥le essentiel dans la promotion de normes et de règles de conduite sur le continent. | La Cour africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples (la Cour africaine) a été créée en 1998 par l…

JANET (2024-07-16). Hundreds Protest NATO Summit. iacenter.org July 15, 2024 The Resist NATO coalition held a People's Summit, rally and march to condemn NATO's expansion, its role in military aggression and in resource extraction across the globe. Workers World Party actively mobilized from several cities and aided in publicity and materials with the Resist NATO Coalition to respond to the danger of the NATO War Summit, held in Washington, D.C., from July 9 -11. Sara Flounders, a contributing editor of WW newspaper and member of the Administrative Committee of the United National Antiwar Coalition, chaired the First Panel. She opened by praising the International League of…

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Achin Vanaik (2024-07-16). The Menace of Hindutva. socialistproject.ca Renowned political scientist, academic, and writer, Achin Vanaik (b.1947) is a well-known scholar and commentator on global politics and international relations. He graduated in economics and statistics from the University of Bristol, England, in 1970. Subsequently, he became actively involved (1971-1974) with the Free University of Black Studies for promoting political awareness of non-white immigrant communities in Britain. | From 1978-1990, he was an assistant editor with The Times of India, where Vanaik wrote extensively as a critic of nuclear weapons and advocated disarmament. Since 1988, Van…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). Investment in China's high-tech industries grows 10.6 per cent year-on-year. tvbrics.com China's high-tech and intellectual development is making progress…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). Indian students promote digital market strategies for growing multiple crops to double farmers' income. tvbrics.com Students grew crops even in temperatures as low as 46 degrees Celsius…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). Egypt invests in artificial intelligence development. tvbrics.com The state aims to move the higher education system onto a digital platform…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). UAE hosts training programme on autism spectrum disorders. tvbrics.com The training is designed to provide healthcare professionals with a deep understanding of PMT…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). Saudi Arabia launches agricultural projects to grow fruit, coffee, and flowers. tvbrics.com The project aims to increase the region's self-sufficiency level…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). Education and technology are among the key topics of the BRICS Youth Summit. tvbrics.com The event will also feature an exhibition of thematic photo works…

tvbrics (2024-07-16). Archipelago 2024 discusses BRICS countries' cooperation in technology development and climate agenda. tvbrics.com Experts highlighted key areas of cooperation between the BRICS countries…

WSWS (2024-07-16). Toronto workers support campaign for Bogdan Syrotiuk's freedom and express opposition to imperialist war. wsws.org Socialist Equality Party members won a warm response in a working class neighbourhood Saturday as they continued their struggle to build support for the campaign to free the Ukrainian socialist and opponent of imperialist war among Canadian workers and young people.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 872. aljazeera.com As the war enters its 872nd day, these are the main developments.

Adam Bienkov (2024-07-16). Trump's Running Mate JD Vance Says UK is an 'Islamist Country' and he Wants US to Abandon Ukraine. bylinetimes.com Donald Trump's pick of Republican Senator JD Vance as his running mate in the upcoming US Presidential election should send alarm bells to everyone concerned about the UK's national security. | Nowhere is this more clear than on the biggest current security threat to our continent – Putin's invasion of Ukraine. | For years Vance has been firmly on Moscow's side of the argument. On the eve of Russia's invasion in 2022,

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Russian anger builds as Greece prepares a military deal with Ukraine. aljazeera.com Greece's concern for its own security has made it a supporter of Ukraine since the full-scale Russian invasion.

WSWS (2024-07-16). SEIU bureaucrats attempt to push through concession contract for library workers in Cleveland, Ohio. wsws.org The bureaucracy has violated a strike mandate by workers, some of whom earn as little as $13 an hour.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Harvard appoints former Pentagon general counsel and Northrop Grumman executive as vice president. wsws.org O'Connor's appointment is a provocation and marks another step in an offensive against democratic rights on campus.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Framed-up Maruti Suzuki India workers demand release of Bogdan Syrotiuk. wsws.org "Bogdan Syrotiuk did not do or say anything wrong," declared Amarjeet one of 13 Indian autoworkers sentenced to life in prison on bogus murder charges. "What he did was fight for the sake of the international working class. He fought and is fighting for workers' power."

WSWS (2024-07-16). This week in history: July 15-21. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Maruti Suzuki India workers jailed for life on frame-up murder charges speak to the WSWS. wsws.org The workers are the victims of a conspiracy involving the Japanese-based transnational automaker, the police, courts and the Haryana state and Indian Union governments. Their sole "crime" is to have challenged the brutal sweatshop conditions that prevail in India's globally-connected auto industry.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Boeing machinists: Vote YES to strike! Build rank-and-file committees to enforce the will of the membership! wsws.org The struggle at Boeing,…

WSWS (2024-07-16). Mexican steel workers continue strike in defiance of courts and union. wsws.org The 52-day strike at the multinational Indian-owned company ArcelorMittal has caused major losses in production and disruption across numerous industries in North America.

WSWS (2024-07-16). The Republican National Convention opens: A carnival of fascistic demagogues. wsws.org The convention and the selection of J.D. Vance as his running mate are Trump's response to the homilies and appeals for "unity" from Democrats following the assassination attempt.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Global Wealth Report 2023: An orgy of enrichment for the super-rich. wsws.org Multimillionaires around the world benefited from the inflation year 2023, while the German super-rich alone increased their wealth by 10 percent to more than €2.1 trillion.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Kenyan anti-Ruto protests continue as Uber drivers down tools and truckers threaten to strike. wsws.org The continued protests are a rebuke to Kenyan President William Ruto who dissolved his cabinet last Friday to pave the way for the formation of a "broad-based Government" with figures from the opposition.

WSWS (2024-07-16). 50,000 foreclosures expected to be enforced in Greece this year. wsws.org The most high-profile eviction case was that of Ioanna Kolovou, a retired journalist. She was evicted from her home along with her 28-year-old disabled son at the end of January this year. According to reports a large crowd gathered outside her home which was attacked with tear gas by the riot police who then arrested Kolovou and her son.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Rising unemployment and poverty in New Zealand. wsws.org The National Party-led government is cutting funding for foodbanks as tens of thousands of people lose their jobs and more households struggle to pay for food, electricity and rent.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Australia: Second major fire in nine months at Melbourne chemical factory. wsws.org The Derrimut factory was the site of an October blaze, in which 44-year-old worker Reece Martin was killed and two others were injured.

WSWS (2024-07-16). Palestinian-Australian activist issues defiant response to police preparation for arrest on bogus charges. wsws.org Hash Tayeh told the World Socialist Web Site that police informed him last Thursday that a warrant for his arrest has been issued, for allegedly "inciting serious contempt for Jews."

Balasingham Skanthakumar (2024-07-16). Sri Lanka: The conjuncture in the crisis. links.org.au Balasingham Skanthakumar looks at the conjuncture in Sri Lanka, two years after the citizens' movement and in the run-up to the presidential election later this year.

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-16). Kenya/IMF: Align Economic Reform with Rights. hrw.org Click to expand Image | Protestors demonstrate against the Finance Bill 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya, June 25, 2024. | © 2024 Sipa via AP Images | (Nairobi) — The Kenyan government and International Monetary Fund should work together to ensure that the IMF program and its implementation align with human rights, Human Rights Watch said today. The focus should be on progressive revenue generation and accountability over public funds.Following the recent nationwide protests, President William Ruto declined to sign Finance Bill 2024, which included regressive tax measures that risked undermining rights. Any a…

The Independent (2024-07-16). England men's football manager Southgate resigns after defeat in the 2024 Euro final. independent.co.ug LONDON, UK | Xinhua | England manager Gareth Southgate has resigned on Tuesday after the defeat in the 2024 Euro final on Sunday. The Three Lions reached the Euro final back-to-back, but lost 2-1 to Spain on Sunday. Three years ago, they were beaten by Italy on penalties. "As a proud Englishman, it has been …

The Independent (2024-07-16). Express FC to use Nakivubo for the upcoming 2024-2025 season. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Express Football Club has announced its departure from Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku, after 33 years of calling it home. The club, through its CEO Ashiraf Miiro, confirmed that Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium, recently rebranded as Hamz Stadium Nakivubo, will be its new home ground going forward. This marks the second …

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-16). El Salvador: Rights Violations Against Children in 'State of Emergency'. hrw.org Click to expand Image | The bedroom of Lucrecia Pérez (pseudonym), then-17, at her aunt's house on December 16, 2023, in a rural town in Sonsonate, El Salvador. Lucrecia was detained for a year and charged with collaborating with a gang. | © 2023 Human Rights Watch…

EDWIN (2024-07-16). Home Affairs critical in ensuring economic growth. sanews.gov.za Home Affairs critical in ensuring economic growth | Work is underway to position the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) as a powerful engine for economic growth. | "The Apex Priority of the Government of National Unity, as captured in our shared Statement of Intent, is to generate rapid, inclusive and sustainable economic growth to create jobs," said the Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Leon Schreiber. | Presenting the DHA's Budget Vote in Parliament on Monday, Schreiber said the department has a critical role to play in achieving this vision, by accelerating the reforms introduced by the President through Operation Vu…

The Independent (2024-07-16). Police impound over 1000 vehicles, motorcycles in 7 days due to traffic violation. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 1,100 vehicles and motorcycles have been impounded over the past seven days in a police operation targeting traffic regulation violators. The operation, which began on Monday last week, has resulted in the impoundment of 331 vehicles and 787 motorcycles by Saturday for various traffic offenses. According to traffic …

Janine (2024-07-16). MEC rolls up sleeves for Mandela Day. sanews.gov.za MEC rolls up sleeves for Mandela Day | Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Kedibone Diale-Tlabela, will commemorate Mandela Day by helping to clean up taxi ranks in the City of Johannesburg. | Through the Smart Mobility Campaign, the MEC and senior officials from the department will clean up Bree and Baragwanath Taxi Ranks as advocacy for a sustained clean environment. | The Smart Mobility Campaign primarily aims to ensure that all public roads in the province are kept to acceptable standards, are safe and allow for smart and easy movement of people and goods. Activities include, but are not limited to, grass cu…

Abdullah Jallow (2024-07-16). The objective is not solely focused on the speed of one's achievements, certificates, the journeys one embarks on, the books transmitted etc. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. The objective is not solely focused on the speed of one's achievements, certificates, the journeys one embarks on, the books transmitted, one's commitment to learning or teaching, or the platform he has been granted Abdullah Ibn Mas'ud, may Allah be pleased with him, …

RONALD MUSOKE (2024-07-16). Africa Energy Bank set to finance fossil fuel projects. independent.co.ug Continent to fund own oil and gas projects in wake of Western financial institutions' hesitancy ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | The African Petroleum Producers' Organisation (APPO), an association of African petroleum producing countries, together with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have zeroed-in on Nigeria's federal capital, Abuja, to host the headquarters of the newly created Africa …

Leonid Savin (2024-07-16). NATO Summit in Washington: Focusing on Asia. asia-pacificresearch.com

Guest Blogger (2024-07-16). Vogtle 5? Big Nuclear Looks to Big Government. wattsupwiththat.com

aljazeera (2024-07-16). At least 8 Pakistani soldiers killed in military base suicide attack. aljazeera.com The Hafiz Gul Bahadur armed group, which operates out of Afghanistan, claims responsibility for the deadly assault.

The Independent (2024-07-16). Kikuube armed robbers take off with sh40,000 from bar. independent.co.ug Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kikuube are pursuing three suspected armed robbers who raided a local bar and stole 40,000 shillings at gunpoint. The incident occurred on Saturday night in Kasambya village, Butoole Parish, Kyangwali Sub-county of Kikuube District. Information gathered by Uganda Radio Network (URN) indicates that the three robbers, …

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-16). Thailand: Killing of prominent human rights defender Roning Dolah. fidh.org

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Boxer Nikhat Zareen fighting for first Indian Olympics gold at Paris 2024. aljazeera.com Double world champion Nikhat Zareen might be India's best chance for a first-ever Olympics boxing gold.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Student protests over Bangladesh job quota leave at least 100 injured. aljazeera.com At least 100 injured as students and anti-quota demonstrators clash over coveted government jobs.

The Independent (2024-07-16). BoU: Brace for high interest rates. independent.co.ug The financial regulator is in consultation to begin purchasing locally produced gold to bolster its foreign reserves and address challenges in international financial markets Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda's central bank has urged borrowers to prepare for high interest rates due to tightening financial conditions and increased government borrowing on the domestic market. The …

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-16). Bahrain: Joint letter on Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace as he exceeds three years on hunger strike. fidh.org

JANET (2024-07-16). Attempted assassination: Working class needs an independent struggle. iacenter.org By Monica Moorehead July 15, 2024 The attempted assassination of presidential candidate Donald Trump during a July 13 campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, has taken center stage regarding the 2024 elections, altering the political narrative. In the coming days and weeks, there will be much speculation about whether the Secret Service was derelict in its duty for allowing this shooting to take place. Even before Trump was fired at, he tried to portray himself as a victim of the 34 criminal charges against him. Once he was convicted, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling, granted him immunity from prosecution…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). 'We sought rights': Bangladesh on edge after quota protest turns violent. aljazeera.com Hundreds of students were injured in clashes on Monday, but they've refused to back down.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Rwanda's Kagame on track for fourth presidential term: Provisional results. aljazeera.com With 79 percent of ballots counted, Kagame has won more than 99 percent of the vote.

GABIK (2024-07-16). Violent crimes and GBVF remains a SAPS priority. sanews.gov.za Violent crimes and GBVF remains a SAPS priority | Reducing cases of violent crime, including gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF), will remain among the top priorities for the South African Police Service (SAPS). | Delivering the department's Budget Vote on Tuesday, Police Minister Senzo Mchunu said the police will place a strong emphasis on community mobilisation to increase police visibility through strategic partnerships.
To achieve this, Mchunu said the department has adopted the whole-of-government and society framework, guided by the integrated crime and violence prevention strategy. | The approach…

Owen Fairclough (2024-07-16). Will the Republicans look at safety and gun rights after Trump's assassination attempt? america.cgtn.com The second day of the Republican National Convention is underway, focusing on safety. That typically means border security and crime, but also the constitutional right to bear arms. And the attempted assassination of presidential nominee Donald Trump is once again raising questions about guns that many Republicans deem sacrosanct. Owen Fairclough reports from Milwaukee.

Adriaan Alsema (2024-07-16). Chinese mining company sues Colombia over paramilitary violence. colombiareports.com The multinational Zijin Mining Group sued Colombia over alleged failures to protect its mining interests from violence by paramilitary group EGC. The lawsuit was filed before the World Bank's International…

A a (2024-07-16). Little Luxembourg's lemmings lead NATO's legions against Russia. strategic-culture.su

Adriaan Alsema (2024-07-16). Colombia suspends ceasefire with main FARC dissident group. colombiareports.com Colombia's defense minister said Tuesday that the military will resume operations against guerrilla group EMC. Instead, the government agreed to a regional ceasefire that is limited to areas where dissident…

The Independent (2024-07-16). French President Macron accepts Prime Minister Attal's resignation. independent.co.ug PARIS | Xinhua | French President Emmanuel Macron has accepted Prime Minister Gabriel Attal's resignation, but asked him to stay as the head of a caretaker government until the establishment of a new administration, French presidential office announced on Tuesday. "For this period to end as soon as possible, it is up to the Republican …

A A (2024-07-16). Lax security at Trump rally leads to deadly shooting: Analysis by ex-special forces soldier. strategic-culture.su By Greg STOKER | ‚ùóÔ∏èJoin us on , , and . | Contact us: | Neutralizing a shooter that gets off eight shots…

Stephen Koukoulas (2024-07-16). Labor sitting pretty to win 2025 Election. independentaustralia.net

Jenson Vincent (2024-07-16). Paris Olympics could amplify political unrest in France. independentaustralia.net

APR editor (2024-07-16). Kanaky New Caledonia crisis: Kanak lawyer warns 'separatism' will worsen inequalities. asiapacificreport.nz By Margot Staunton, RNZ senior journalist and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific editor A Kanak political commentator in Aotearoa New Zealand says calls to separate New Caledonia into pro- and anti-independence provinces would worsen racial inequality in the Pacific territory. Unrest continues in the capital Nouméa, with the nephew of New Caledonia Congress pro-independence president shot…

NEOB (2024-07-16). Tax Season 2024 kicks off in South Africa. sanews.gov.za Tax Season 2024 kicks off in South Africa | At least 191 000 South Africans have filed their tax returns following the opening of the filing season for provisional and non-provisional taxpayers on Monday, 15 July. | This was revealed by South African Revenue Services Commissioner Edward Kieswetter, who briefed media on Tax Season 2024 on Tues…

HG (2024-07-16). Wes Streeting's new NHS guru Alan Milburn earned MILLIONS from private healthcare. thecanary.co Alan Milburn, the guy set to be heading Wes Streeting's NHS reform under the new Keir Starmer-led Labour Party government appears to have his fingers in many different private healthcare pies — meaning he has had a very profitable few years: üî¥ SCOOP: Alan Milburn's lucrative private healthcare gigs — Milburn is reportedly Starmer's pick […] | By

Antonia Kirkland (2024-07-16). Defending Women's Rights: The Urgent Need for Equal Rights Amendments. fairobserver.com As a US citizen, New Yorker, and international human rights lawyer committed to advancing legal equality globally, I have found recent developments regarding reproductive rights both heartening and alarming. In light of the 2022 US Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, which overruled Roe v. Wade, the need for federal and state Equal Rights…

NEOB (2024-07-16). Eskom granted licence extension for Koeberg Unit 1. sanews.gov.za Eskom granted licence extension for Koeberg Unit 1 | Electricity and Energy Minister, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, has welcomed the announcement made by the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) on the licence extension for the operating life of Koeberg Nuclear Power Station Unit 1. | On Monday, Eskom announced that the NNR had granted the power utility the licence to continue that unit for another 20 years until 21 July 2044. | "The extension of the operating life of Koeberg Nuclear Power Station Unit 1 will not only ensure the continued supply of electricity to meet the growing demand, but also contribute to our effort…

Eileen Kinch (2024-07-16). The Americans with Disabilities Act is still doing its work. Churches should join in. anabaptistworld.org My firstborn son arrived in 1991, just a year after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law. He was diagnosed with Down syndrome at birth and needed physical therapy at just 3 months of age to make sure he would crawl. He's had to fight to overcome a lot as he's grown into the young …

Hannah Sharland (2024-07-16). Shameless Labour politicians play the victim card over pro-Palestine voters. thecanary.co Not even two weeks into the Labour Party's landslide that wasn't actually a landslide, and the UK's brand-spanking new government and its corporate media mouthpieces have gifted the public a whistle-stop tour of the worst, the dullest, the whiniest little shits the party has to offer. Labour's rightwing gammon-grifters couldn't possibly contemplate that its spineless, […] | By

Elizabeth Tate (2024-07-16). How to Make Social Media Fun Again. fairobserver.com Once upon a time, Instagram was fun. When I first joined the platform in 2012 (at the questionable age of 13), Instagram was a far cry from what it is today. There was no sleek white interface, and nothing on the site was that sad shade of beige. The app had no video-sharing capability. The…

The Independent (2024-07-16). Kylian Mbappe presented to 70,000 fans in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. independent.co.ug MADRID | Xinhua | Kylian Mbappe was officially unveiled as a new Real Madrid player in front of around 70,000 fans in the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday at lunchtime. The 25-year-old French international has agreed a five-year contract with the Spanish giants and he underwent his medical tests early on Tuesday morning. The former Paris …

The Independent (2024-07-16). COU gazettes clergy attire to end misuse. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the fight for followers intensifies, different Christian denominations are engaged in another struggle over liturgical vestments. Setting a definitive stance, the Church of Uganda has officially gazetted its attire as a safeguard against potential misuse or misappropriation by clergy from other denominations and sects. Rev. Canon William Ongeng, …

Gareth Dale (2024-07-16). Green class struggle: Workers and the Just Transition. links.org.au Gareth Dale — A resilient history of workers' initiatives overcoming redundancies, alongside recent activist, trade-union and workforce collaborations, provide concrete examples for empowered just transitions.

Carlos Lancho (2024-07-16). Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace recognises Wiwa people and their ancestral territory as victims of international crimes. fidh.org

A a (2024-07-16). Timeline of diplomatic recognition of Palestine. strategic-culture.su

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Trump makes first public appearance since shooting. aljazeera.com Donald Trump has made his first public appearance since he was shot in an assassination attempt.

NEOB (2024-07-16). SARS pays out billions in 2024 tax season refunds. sanews.gov.za SARS pays out billions in 2024 tax season refunds | The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has already paid out about R10 billion in refunds to at least 1.6 million taxpayers who were auto-assessed ahead of this year's Tax Season.This is according to SARS Commissioner, Edward Kieswetter who was briefing the media on Tuesday. | In the first two weeks of July, at least five million taxpayers were auto-assessed by the revenue service.
"We completed these annual returns and tax assessments while, simultaneously, running each assessment outcome through our compliance risk and tax fraud detection capability. All…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Southgate resigns as England football manager after Euro 2024 final defeat. aljazeera.com After more than eight years as England manager, Gareth Southgate departs just two days after Euro 2024 loss to Spain.

Abul Rizvi (2024-07-16). Government struggling to hit net migration target. independentaustralia.net

aljazeera (2024-07-16). 'Ruto must go!': Kenyan police confront antigovernment protesters. aljazeera.com Police fire tear gas as renewed demonstrations demand President William Ruto step down.

A A (2024-07-16). American Caesar, Pennsylvania Rubicon. strategic-culture.su By Rod DREHER | ‚ùóÔ∏èJoin us on , , and . | Contact us: | The annals of American history will have few arti…

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-16). Russia: Oleg Orlov's appeal rejected. fidh.org

Ayurella Horn-Muller (2024-07-16). Hunger was already bad enough. Then Beryl hit. grist.org

NEOB (2024-07-16). SSA hard at work to combat cyber threats. sanews.gov.za SSA hard at work to combat cyber threats | Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the State Security Agency is sharpening measures against cyber security threats in the country. | The Minister was tabling the Budget Vote of the agency in Parliament on Monday. | She explained that the nature of threats was evolving with criminals using "sophisticated technologies and strategies that require agility and proactive response". | "This requires specialised skills and coordination with various parties in and out of government. Honourable members are surely aware and concerned about the exponential increase…

Guest Blogger (2024-07-16). Wrong, Bloomberg, Texas "Deniers" Are Right, Climate Change Had Nothing to Do with Hurricane Beryl. wattsupwiththat.com It was irresponsible for Bloomberg to publish this article, rife as it was with inaccuracies and misleading claims.

The Independent (2024-07-16). EACOP to skill, absorb Makerere students in oil project. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Crude Oil Pipeline Company (EACOP) and Makerere University have entered a memorandum to build learners' skills. The memorandum signed on Tuesday will mainly benefit learners from the College of Engineering, Design, Art, and Technology- (CEDET). Under the memorandum, Makerere University is required to collaborate with EACOP …

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Dozens wounded as Bangladesh students protest government job quotas. aljazeera.com More than 100 people have been injured during protests over government job quotas for special groups in Bangladesh.

Byline Times Reporter (2024-07-16). Keir Starmer Urged to Work With Leaders in Governance and Transparency to 'Rebuild Public Trust'. bylinetimes.com Leaders in governance and transparency from the UK and around the world have written to The correspondence also hit out at the

The Independent (2024-07-16). GGOOBI: Ugandan economy back on track, DRC reparation continues. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Secretary to the Treasury Ramathan Ggoobi has said Uganda's economy is back on track, and indications are of even stronger growth in the coming years. He said this as he announced today that government has released Sh5.899 trillion, representing 21.3% of the discretionary budget, to cater for first quarter …

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Video: Biden says 'bullseye' comment on Trump was a mistake. aljazeera.com US President Joe Biden told NBC News it was a mistake to tell supporters to put rival Donald Trump in the 'bullseye'.

Mike Walter (2024-07-16). The Heat: China's 3rd Party plenum. america.cgtn.com The 20th CPC Central Committee started its third plenary session in Beijing on Monday. | During the four-day meeting, China's political leadership is expected to discuss deepening reforms, long-term economic development and advancing Chinese modernization. | China is working to become a high-level socialist market economy by 2035. | To discuss: | Qu Qiang is the Assistant Director of the International Monetary Institute. |

Eric Brooks (2024-07-16). What is "political violence"? cpusa.org The attempted assassination of Donald Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania along with the death of one rally-goer and injury of several others was both shocking and tragic. Politicians and pundits from both major parties are stepping up to condemn the attack, with President Joe Biden saying the attempted assassination was "sick" and "contrary to everything we stand for as a nation". | Unfortunately, some on the far-right are surely convinced that the shots fired at Former President Trump on July 13th constitute the opening shots of the "second American revolution" that Kevin Roberts of the Heritage Foundation allu…

The Independent (2024-07-16). UPDF 'Lieutenant' nabbed after commanding land evictions in Kakiri. independent.co.ug Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soldiers of the First Division of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has arrested a fake lieutenant who has been evicting locals and grabbing their land in Kakiri Town Council, Wakiso District. The imposter, identified as Adams Ssentongo, was found wearing UPDF attire, falsely indicating that he was a …

Hannah Sharland (2024-07-16). Pressure increases on Labour to bin Bibby Stockholm as more protests erupt. thecanary.co Asylum seekers have held a sit-in demonstration outside the floating asylum accommodation the Bibby Stockholm. They were protesting their quasi-detention limbo on the barge as the new Labour Party-run Home Office puts them through huge waits for their claims to be processed. Bibby Stockholm sit-in and solidarity protests As the Guardian reported: Dozens of asylum […] | By

GABIK (2024-07-16). SAPS to recruit additional members to combat crime. sanews.gov.za SAPS to recruit additional members to combat crime | The South African Police Service (SAPS) is set to recruit additional members to bolster its ranks over the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) period in an effort to combat crime in the country. | Presenting the department's Budget Vote in the National Assembly on Tuesday, newly appointed Police Minister, Senzo Mchunu, said the department is committed to expanding its workforce, enhancing police visibility, improving community responsiveness, detection rate, crime intelligence capability, and to building public confidence in the police service. | "This str…

The Independent (2024-07-16). EAC: Uganda to host 11th East Africa internet governance forum. independent.co.ug ARUSHA, Tanzania | Xinhua | Uganda will host the 11th East Africa Internet Governance Forum (EAIGF) to address crucial issues that enhance internet development and governance in the region, the East African Community (EAC) said in a statement on Monday. The statement issued by the EAC headquarters in Tanzania's northern city of Arusha said the …

aljazeera (2024-07-16). New antigovernment protests kick off in Kenya with calls for Ruto to quit. aljazeera.com Police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Nairobi and other cities as casualties reported.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Video: Four killed in shooting near mosque in Oman. aljazeera.com Footage shows people fleeing a deadly shooting near a mosque in Oman's capital Muscat.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). US airline Delta changes uniform rules after Palestinian flag pin outcry. aljazeera.com Two flight attendants wearing the pins had complied with airline's dress code but a social media post sparked uproar.

Andrea GIORGETTA (2024-07-16). Iran: Report on the human rights situation for the Universal Periodic Review. fidh.org On 17 July 2024, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) submitted a report for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Iran.
The report, jointly prepared with the League for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran (LDDHI), highlights the deteriorating human right situation in Iran since the previous UPR in November 2019.
| The report covers the following thematic areas: the judiciary and fair trial rights; the death penalty; civil society and human rights defenders; (…) | – |

Xiaolu Sun (2024-07-16). Amazon holds tenth Prime Day. america.cgtn.com Amazon Prime Day takes place from Tuesday, July 16, to Wednesday, July 17. The world's largest online retailer, is slashing its prices. The internet marketplace turned tech giant, which is responsible for more than a third of all online retail sales in the U.S., will be hoping for a repeat performance of Prime Day last year, when it made close to $13 billion, and sold 370 million items. Benji Hyer reports.

Hannah Sharland (2024-07-16). Angela Rayner is STILL defending Labour's position on the two-child limit. thecanary.co The Labour Party is gearing up for its first King's Speech on Wednesday 17 July. Ahead of this, politicians from across the political spectrum have called on the party to finally ditch the callous two-child limit on benefits. But on Tuesday 16 July Angela Rayner was still holding firm. Of course, even since the election, […] | By

A A (2024-07-16). Embaixadas europeias violaram a soberania nacional do Brasil. strategic-culture.su

Charles Rotter (2024-07-16). Electricity Rationing At Charging Stations Due To Limited Charging Infrastructure in Europe. wattsupwiththat.com Charging station operator now levying extra fee if you take too long to charge your electric car. The aim: "fairer distribution".

EDWIN (2024-07-16). Schreiber wants to bring dignity to citizens. sanews.gov.za Schreiber wants to bring dignity to citizens | Home Affairs Minister, Dr Leon Schreiber, has emphasised the important role played by his department in ensuring the dignity of people. | "The dignity of being able to travel beyond our borders. The dignity of giving your child their name on a birth certificate. The dignity of being able to have a bank account and to access an old age pension," Schreiber said.
Presenting the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) Budget Vote on Monday, Schreiber said he will restore the dignity of citizens' interactions with the department, adding that many dedicated departmental offic…

aljazeera (2024-07-16). At least 4 Indian soldiers killed during firefight in Kashmir. aljazeera.com Government forces were conducting search operations when the shooting began in the forests of Doda.

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Suspected Kenya serial killer 'admits to killing 42 women'. aljazeera.com Police in Kenya say a suspected serial killer has confessed to murdering 42 women after the discovery of several bodies.

Janine (2024-07-16). EPWP programme exceeds target. sanews.gov.za EPWP programme exceeds target | With over 80 000 work opportunities created, the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment will continue to focus on the creation of work opportunities through the implementation of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) in carrying out its mandate. | "Through a range of EPWP projects implemented by the department, the DFFE exceeded its 2023/24 EPWP target of creating 42 302 work opportunities, as the department created a total of 80 918 work opportunities," said Deputy Minister Bernice Swarts. | Speaking at the Budget Vote of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries…

The Independent (2024-07-16). Speaker Anita Among: Parliament committed to working with the Church. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is committed to working with the Church to promote and protect biblical values, the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has assured Christians. "As Parliament, we pledge our unwavering support towards making laws that are good for humanity, respect for family and gives value to biblical teachings," she said as …

AW Staff (2024-07-16). Anabaptist LGBTQ organization donates archive. anabaptistworld.org By moving its documents to a university archive, an Anabaptist LGBTQ advocacy group avoids "revision and erasure" of history, its director says. The Brethren Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Interests, or BMC, has deposited its archive at the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies at the University of …

Carmen Russell-Sluchansky (2024-07-16). 'Exciting': Pa. delegates, GOP pols react to former Trump critic as VP pick. whyy.org What questions do you have about the 2024 elections? What major issues do you want candidates to address? Just a few hours after Donald Trump announced his choice of Among those showing their support for Vance was Pennsylvania delegate and former U.S. Congre…

Mark Niu (2024-07-16). Automotive industry faces growing cyber attacks. america.cgtn.com When people think of hacking, they usually worry about their computers and phones. But there's another sector that is seeing a worrisome trend in cyber threats, the auto industry. Mark Niu reports.

GABIK (2024-07-16). Relief for Kenville fire victims. sanews.gov.za Relief for Kenville fire victims | The KwaZulu-Natal government is fast-tracking relief efforts in the Kenville informal settlement area, following the fire that destroyed homes, displacing over 400 families. | Over 200 informal units at the Kenville Informal Settlement in Sea Cow Lake, Durban, were razed by fire over the weekend, leaving 431 families displaced, and a pregnant woman dead. | Following a visit to Kenville, KwaZulu-Natal Transport and Human Settlements MEC, Siboniso Duma, together with eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Cyril Xaba, have agreed to implement immediate relief, while activating a long-term p…

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-16). Cambodia: Convictions and prison sentences of ten members of Mother Nature Cambodia. fidh.org

Contributing Writers (2024-07-16). Senator Ron Johnson in Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs … marktanliano.net

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Romania to cull 500 bears to curb overpopulation after deadly attack. aljazeera.com New law authorises the killing of 481 bears in 2024, more than twice last year's total of 220, amid outcry over attack.

Janine (2024-07-16). Ekurhuleni hosts various activities to mark Mandela Day. sanews.gov.za Ekurhuleni hosts various activities to mark Mandela Day | The City of Ekurhuleni has planned various activities to honour former President Nelson Mandela and harness the power of each participant to change the world. | This as the country celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July. | "City officials, comprising health practitioners, have already visited patients at Dawn Park Clinic on Friday, 12 July 2024, to lend a hand and show selflessness by giving food to the patients and harvest the food garden at the facility. The facility maintains a food garden to provide vegetables to chronic patients," said…

Staff (2024-07-16). Talk World Radio: William Cooper on Why the U.S. Government Doesn't Work. davidswanson.org AUDIO: Talk World Radio is recorded on Zoom. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. VIDEO: This week on Talk World Radio we're talking about a new book called How America Works and Why It Doesn't by our guest William Cooper. He is an attorney, national columnist, and award-winning author. His …

aljazeera (2024-07-16). Carcass of elusive whale species discovered in New Zealand. aljazeera.com The spade-toothed whale is so rare it's never been spotted alive.

A A (2024-07-16). Three possible fates for the U.S. in a multipolar world. strategic-culture.su

Andrea GIORGETTA (2024-07-16). The Iran Notes – Protests in ‎Iran: Systematic and violent repression of freedom of assembly. fidh.org

teleSUR, JDO, MER, JGN, JCM, SH (2024-07-16). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net En varios países continúan realizándose actividades para expresar apoyo al pueblo palestino y condenar el genocidio que comete Israel.

International Organization for Migration (2024-07-16). World: Migración y Movilidad Humana: Cifras Mundiales Clave (26 de junio de 2024). reliefweb.int Country: World | Source: International Organization for Migration | Please refer to the attached Infographic. | Documento de una página del GMDAC de la OIM en el que se resumen las cifras clave de la movilidad mundial, actualizadas con los datos disponibles a 26 de junio de 2024. Incluye cifras clave sobre: Cifras clave sobre: | – Poblaciones de migrantes, | – Gobernanza migratoria, | – Mujeres, | – Niños, | – Migración laboral, | – Remesas, | – Refugiados y solicitantes de asilo, | – Desplazamientos internos, | – Reasentamiento, | – Trata de personas y esclavitud moderna, | – Retornos, | – Migrantes desapa…

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-16). "Su hijo no existe aquí": Violaciones de derechos humanos de niños, niñas y adolescentes durante el régimen de excepción en El Salvador [ES/PT]. reliefweb.int Country: El Salvador | Source: Human Rights Watch | Please refer to the attached files. | El Salvador: Violaciones de derechos humanos contra niños, niñas y adolescentes: | El gobierno debe poner fin a la tortura, detenciones arbitrarias, condiciones inhumanas en detención | El régimen de excepción, adoptado en marzo de 2022, ha resultado en graves abusos en contra de niños, niñas y adolescentes detenidos en comunidades de bajos ingresos. | Muchos niños han sido doblemente victimizados, primero, por las pandillas que abusaron de ellos, y luego por las fuerzas de seguridad que los detuvieron y maltra…

teleSUR, YSM (2024-07-16). Trabajadores de telecomunicaciones rechazan ley de medios en Uruguay. telesurtv.net Los Diputados acordaron que el documento será nuevamente analizado después del 30 de junio.

teleSUR, MS (2024-07-16). Gobierno colombiano y la Segunda Marquetalia inician diálogos de paz. telesurtv.net Las partes firmantes, representadas por el consejero comisionado de paz de Colombia, Otty Patiño, e Iván Márquez, exnegociador de los diálogos que condujeron al acuerdo de paz de 2016 de las disidencias de las FARC.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-07-16). Líder mapuche Héctor Llaitul inicia huelga de hambre en prisión. telesurtv.net A través de un comunicado, Llaitul exigió la nulidad del juicio y que los recursos presentados hace unas semanas sean revisados por la Corte Suprema.

teleSUR, dcdc, YSM (2024-07-16). Encuesta: 88,2 % de peruanos desaprueban desempeño de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net El informe refleja que un 81,2 por ciento considera que Boluarte debería dejar "cuanto antes" su cargo.

teleSUR, MER (2024-07-16). Presidente Maduro alerta sobre violencia de la extrema derecha. telesurtv.net El mandatario le expresó al pueblo venezolano que es necesario cuidar la paz.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-07-16). EE.UU. anuncia que limita las solicitudes de asilo en la frontera. telesurtv.net Su entrada en vigor se producirá cuando el número de cruces en la frontera supere los 2.500 diarios durante una semana.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-16). Eleva a 22 el número de muertos por inundaciones en Sudáfrica. telesurtv.net Las graves inundaciones han afectado casas que han sido arrasadas por las aguas del temporal, así como carreteras anegadas y árboles arrancados de raíz.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-16). Ataque ucraniano deja tres heridos en Bélgorod, Rusia. telesurtv.net Hace solo dos días esta región rusa registró otro ataque que cobró la vida del subjefe del municipio de Korochanski.

teleSUR, JGN (2024-07-16). Comunidad internacional saluda victoria de Sheinbaum en México. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro dijo que acordó con Sheinbaum "trabajar juntas por la unidad de Latinoamérica y el Caribe".

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-07-16). López Obrador asegura que continuará investigación del caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net El presidente destacó que "bajo ninguna circunstancia se va a cerrar el caso".

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-16). Docentes universitarios realizan paro nacional en Argentina. telesurtv.net Si no encuentran una respuesta satisfactoria, los manifestantes han declarado que existen posibilidades de que la semana próxima vayan nuevamente al paro.

teleSUR, YSM (2024-07-16). Venezuela denuncia campaña mediática internacional para desconocer procesos electorales. telesurtv.net Jorge Rodríguez advirtió a la ultraderecha que no se permitirá la vulneración de la paz venezolana.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-07-16). Unesco advierte sobre deterioro acelerado de los océanos desde 2003. telesurtv.net La directora del ente, Audrey Azoulay, manifestó que factores como "temperatura, acidificación, nivel del mar: están sonando todas las alarmas".

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-07-16). Militares franceses en Ucrania serán blanco legítimo para tropas rusas. telesurtv.net Canciller Lavrov se reúne con su homólogo congoleño en Oyo, tras comenzar este lunes una gira por África para reforzar los vínculos de Rusia en el continente.

teleSUR, MER (2024-07-16). Presidente Maduro conversa con mandataria electa de México. telesurtv.net Ambas autoridades ratificaron los lazos de hermandad entre México y Venezuela, así como su disposición en fortalecer la Celac.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-07-16). Narendra Modi celebra su victoria en las elecciones generales. telesurtv.net Narendra Modi necesitará el apoyo de otros partidos para gobernar, algo inédito en sus anteriores mandatos.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2024-07-16). Autoridades dominicanas colocan a 25 provincias en alerta verde. telesurtv.net El COE aumenta 14 provincias y al Distrito Nacional en alerta amarilla debido a una masa de aire húmeda dejada por una onda tropical en el país caribeño.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-07-16). Venezuela y China muestran sintonía en agenda bilateral. telesurtv.net La visita es una invitación del ministro chino de Relaciones Exteriores, Wang Yi, miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de China.

teleSUR, MS (2024-07-16). Inundación de una mina de carbón en China deja tres muertos. telesurtv.net La tragedia tuvo lugar el pasado sábado alrededor de las 17H00, cuando diez trabajadores se encontraban en la zona afectada. Dos lograron escapar por sus propios medios, dejando a ocho atrapados.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-07-16). Irán inicia etapa de calificación de candidatos a elecciones. telesurtv.net Tras el proceso de investigación, el Ministerio del Interior anunciará los candidatos finales el 11 de junio, y los calificados tendrán 15 días, del 12 al 26 de junio, para llevar a cabo sus campañas electorales.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-07-16). Venezuela acogerá la Serie del Caribe en el año 2026. telesurtv.net La lista de sedes por año quedaría de la siguiente forma: Mexicali 2025, Venezuela 2026, Hermosillo 2027, República Dominicana 2028 y Puerto Rico 2029.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-07-16). ONU condena más de 500 asesinatos de palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Más de 500 palestinos han muerto desde el 7 de octubre en actos de violencia en la ocupada Cisjordania vinculados al asedio del Ejército israelí de ocupación en Gaza.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-07-16). Presidente de Siria recibe a canciller de Irán. telesurtv.net Ambos políticos debatieron sobre el estado de las relaciones bilaterales, así como el avance de la agresión de Israel en la Franja de Gaza.

Staff (2024-07-16). teleSUR anuncia el concurso "Sur Influyente" telesurtv.net El concurso invita a jóvenes, mayores de edad, creadores de contenidos a elaborar piezas audiovisuales de máximo 60 segundos en formato vertical (9: 16).

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