2024-03-31: News Headlines

english.wafa.ps (2024-03-31). Pope Francis reiterates his call for an immediate ceasefire in the GazaPope Francis reiterated today his call for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. | | In a message delivered on the occasion of Easter at the Vatican, the Supreme Pontiff stated, “I once again call for ensuring the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza, an immediate ceasefire, and the swift release of hostages.”

muslimmirror.com (2024-03-31). US quietly approves more bombs, fighter jets worth billions for Israel: ReportJoe Biden has secretly authorised billions of dollars in new bombs and fighter jets for Israel in recent days, according to a report published Friday. Israel’s war on Gaza continues to rage with widespread destruction,

english.ahram.org.eg (2024-03-31). LIVE UPDATES: Washington approves billions more in bombs and warplanes for Israel As the Israeli war on Gaza reached its 176th day, Israel killed at least 40 Palestinians and forced civilians to leave their homes in the vicinity of the Al-Shifa Hospital, while Washington approved sending missiles and fighter jets worth billions of dollars to Israel.

aljazeera.com (2024-03-31). US approves bombs, jets for Israel amid threat of offensive in Gaza’s Rafah US senators have urged President Joe Biden to cut military aid to Israel until it ensures access to humanitarian aid for Gaza. Many countries and rights groups have called for Israel to obey an International Court of Justice order to allow the unimpeded delivery of aid into Gaza, where famine has set in.

Atef Said (2024-03-31). Egypt Has Betrayed Palestinians in Their Time of Greatest Need. truthout.org “Famine is imminent” in northern Gaza, where an estimated 70 percent of the population faces catastrophic hunger, according to the United Nations Food Agency. Israeli journalist Zvi Bar’el reported that “Gazans are collecting weeds to prepare meals and mothers cannot breastfeed because they are so weak.” It took more than five months and the loss of more than 32,000 Palestinian lives for the UN… |

Julia Conley (2024-03-31). Palestinians and Allies Around the Globe Mark Land Day Amid Genocide in Gaza. truthout.org Palestinians on Saturday were joined by people across the globe in marking Land Day, the 48th anniversary of Israel’s killing of six unarmed protesters who rose up against the Israeli government’s confiscation and occupation of Palestinian land. Thousands of Palestinian people marched through Deir Hanna, one of the Israeli towns where authorities violently cracked down on nonviolent protesters on… |

wsws.org (2024-03-31). 200,000 attend anti-genocide protest in London, as Israel prepares to destroy RafahMore than 200,000 protesters marched in London Saturday against Israel’s ongoing genocide, in the eleventh national demonstration held in Britain’s capital since last October.

en.abna24.com (2024-03-31). International Court of Justice to Israel: Let humanitarian aid into Gaza without delayThe International Court of Justice [ICJ] has announced new measures, ordering apartheid “Israel” to “ensure, without delay” that humanitarian aid is provided to the Gaza Strip to halt famine.

Staff (2024-03-31). Hamas says decision to end Gaza war in US hands. muslimmirror.com Tehran : Making a decision on stopping the war in Gaza is in the hands of the United States, a representative of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement in Lebanon says. The US supports genocide and starvation against the Palestinian people, the news channel Al Mayadeen quoted Ahmad Abdel Hadi as saying early on Sunday. Negotiations …

radiohc.cu (2024-03-31). UNRWA affirms Gaza humanitarian crisis is man-made and Israel must obey ICJ orderThe UNRWA says the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Gaza is man-made, criticizing the Israeli regime’s lack of cooperation with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the facilitation of aid delivery into the besieged Palestinian territory.

Mary Turfah (2024-03-31). Atrocity propaganda vs. the testimony of atrocity. mondoweiss.net Since October 7, Zionists have wielded atrocity propaganda to justify genocide, while Palestinians have shared testimony of the atrocities they have witnessed. The difference is not just in the truth of these stories, but also the function.

Mary Turfah (2024-03-31). Atrocity propaganda vs. the testimony of atrocity. mondoweiss.net Since October 7, Zionists have wielded atrocity propaganda to justify genocide, while Palestinians have shared testimony of the atrocities they have witnessed. The difference is not just in the truth of these stories, but also their function.

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-03-31). The Plan Is To Turn Palestine Into A Historical Footnote So It’s Too Late To Save It. caitlinjohnstone.com.au Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): The Zionist plan for the Palestinians is to kill them and drive them off their land by whatever cruelty is necessary, with the understanding that one day people will look back on it in the same way they look back on the genocides of …

WSWS (2024-03-31). 200,000 attend anti-genocide protest in London, as Israel prepares to destroy Rafah. wsws.org Marchers came to oppose the planned escalation of Israel’s murderous onslaught with a full-scale invasion of Rafah, where 1.5 million Palestinians are caged facing mass slaughter.

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Jewish activists demand an end to Israel’s genocide, occupation, apartheid. greenleft.org.au

Sonoma County 4 Palestine (2024-03-31). Saturday 3/30: Protest the genocide in Gaza. indybay.org Putnam Plaza Park, 129 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA…

Labor Video Project (2024-03-31). Stop Genocide! Protest at US Naval Ship Harvey Milk in San Francisco. indybay.org Hundreds of opponents of the genocide in Gaza rallied at the US naval ship Harvey Milk in San Francisco and some tried to stop the sailing of the ship by boarding it.

asiapacificreport.nz (2024-03-31). Kia Ora Gaza reveals more on Freedom Flotilla plans to break Gaza siege A New Zealand charity providing humanitarian aid for Gaza today revealed more details of the international Freedom Flotilla’s bid to break the Israeli siege of the enclave as mass starvation looms closer.

aa.com.tr (2024-03-31). Church of England archbishop urges action to save starving children in Gaza, Ukraine The top cleric of the Church of England on Sunday called for action to save starving children in Gaza and Sudan. | | Delivering his Easter Sunday sermon at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged action for the starving children of Gaza and Sudan, and the parents who desperately try to find food for them.

thenational.scot (2024-03-31). Joe Biden sends bombs while Gaza faces famine

abcnews.go.com (2024-03-31). Gaza ‘feels like a coffin for children,’ some adolescents are ‘wanting to die’: UNICEF Speaking from Rafah, in southern Gaza, UNICEF spokesperson James Elder painted a grim picture of life for children, where some go to sleep thinking they may die.

asiapacificreport.nz (2024-03-31). Kia Ora Gaza reveals more on Freedom Flotilla plans to break Gaza siege A New Zealand charity providing humanitarian aid for Gaza today revealed more details of the international Freedom Flotilla’s bid to break the Israeli siege of the enclave as mass starvation looms closer.

aa.com.tr (2024-03-31). Church of England archbishop urges action to save starving children in Gaza, Ukraine The top cleric of the Church of England on Sunday called for action to save starving children in Gaza and Sudan.
  Delivering his Easter Sunday sermon at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged action for the starving children of Gaza and Sudan, and the parents who desperately try to find food for them.

thenational.scot (2024-03-31). Joe Biden sends bombs while Gaza faces famine

abcnews.go.com (2024-03-31). Gaza ‘feels like a coffin for children,’ some adolescents are ‘wanting to die’: UNICEF Speaking from Rafah, in southern Gaza, UNICEF spokesperson James Elder painted a grim picture of life for children, where some go to sleep thinking they may die.

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-03-31). The Plan Is To Turn Palestine Into A Historical Footnote So It’s Too Late To Save It. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): | The Zionist plan for the Palestinians is to kill them and drive them off their land by whatever cruelty is necessary, with the understanding that one day people will look back on it in the same way they look back on the genocides of other indigenous populations, saying “Yeah it was bad, but that was in the past so there’s nothing we can do about it.” | The Zionists take a long view of history, understanding that all the outrage and backlash they’re facing over Gaza right now will one day be irrelevant if they can carry out their plan for the territo…

tvbrics (2024-03-31). Saudi Arabia and China sign agreement to promote cultural co-operation. tvbrics.com The agreement envisages exchange of experience and organisation of cultural events…

Angela (2024-03-31). Tuesday 4/2: Virtual Event: Canada Bans Weapons to Israel – Codepink Congress Capitol Calling Party. indybay.org Zoom | www.codepink.org/cpc042

Steven Sahiounie (2024-03-31). Deadly Escalation of Israeli Airstrikes on Paramedics in Lebanon. globalresearch.ca

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-03-31). Iraqi Resistance hits Israeli target in Galilee. plenglish.com Baghdad, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The Iraqi Resistance announced today the strike on an Israeli target in the town of Eilabun, in response to the Zionist massacres against Palestinian civilians, including children, women, and the elderly.

Staff (2024-03-31). Palestinian president demands Israel ‘rapidly and completely’ withdraw from Gaza. muslimmirror.com RAMALLAH, Palestine : Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that Israel must “rapidly and completely” withdraw from the Gaza Strip and cease all unilateral actions in the West Bank and Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian news agency, WAFA. The remarks were made when Abbas spoke with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on the telephone, focusing on …

972mag (2024-03-31). The spiraling absurdity of Germany’s pro-Israel fanaticism. 972mag.com As repression of Palestine solidarity penetrates every sector of life, the state’s liberal self-image is fast becoming a story Germans can only tell themselves.

WSWS (2024-03-31). Israel uses starvation as a weapon of war. wsws.org The deliberate deprivation of food for more than 2 million Palestinians in Gaza is a war crime of monumental dimensions.

Staff (2024-03-31). Gaza: 77 Palestinians killed, 108 wounded by Israeli attacks last 24 hrs. muslimnews.co.uk (Wafa, Al Jazeera): 77 Palestinians killed and 108 wounded by Israeli indiscriminate bombings in Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours, according to Ministry of Health. This brings death toll from Israeli Defence Force’s attacks on Gaza to 32,782, including 14,000 children, and 75,298 injured since October 7 reports the Health Ministry of Health. A …

Poppie Mphuthing (2024-03-31). Another U.S. official resigned in protest of U.S. Gaza policy. america.cgtn.com Yet another Biden administration official has publicly resigned in protest at the U.S.’s continued military and financial support of Israel in its offensive on Gaza. Annelle Sheline, a former State Department officer says that the U.S. is risking its moral standing at home and abroad.

Jonathan Kuttab (2024-03-31). This Easter, Palestinian Christians Will Be Praying for Palestine’s Resurrection. truthout.org The dream of a truly joyful Easter — one aligned with the holiday’s message of hope and resurrection — feels far, far away for Christian Palestinians as Israel’s mounting toll of civilian casualties in Gaza marches onward relentlessly. More than 32,000 Palestinians have now been killed and 70,000 wounded, most of them women and children. The constant buzzing of armed drones is ceaseless, and there’… |

znetwork.org (2024-03-31). Biden Is Undermining the UN to Protect Israel’s WarUS claims that this week’s cease-fire resolution is “nonbinding” are highly doubtful, say many international law experts. Worse, they may be part of a broader US effort to delegitimize the UN.

MEE staff (2024-03-31). UK MPs pressure government to disclose legal advice on Israel’s law compliance after leak. middleeasteye.net UK MPs pressure government to disclose legal advice on Israel’s law compliance after leak | One MP calls for David Cameron’s to resign after revelations government received legal advice that Israel is in violation of international law | | Britain’s Foreign Secretary David Cameron as he leaves Westm…

Editor (2024-03-31). Palestine Action Permanently Shutsdown Israeli Military Contractor Elbit Plant in UK. socialistproject.ca Relentless direct action has secured another victory in the fight against Israel’s arms trade, as Elbit Systems are forced to sell their ‘Elite KL’ factory in Tamworth, England. The company had previously manufactured cooling and power management systems for military vehicles, but was sold after stating that it faced falling profits and increased security costs resulting from Palestine Action’s efforts. | After the sale was completed last month, Elite KL’s new owners,

DLI (2024-03-31). USA delivered a pre-emptive strike to Russia prior to the terror attack on Moscow. indybay.org The White house said it sent Moscow a “warning” prior to the massacre at Crocus concert hall last week. However, it appears the message was a non-specific, boiler-plate that contained no actionable intelligence. Thus, the useless alert could only serve a diversionary tactic; indeed, only as a “pre-emptive” informational warfare strike designed solely for the purpose of “plausible deniability” for the USA…

WSWS (2024-03-31). Stellantis job cuts in Italy spreading to other employers. wsws.org Additional hundreds of jobs are being eliminated as a direct consequence of Stellantis’ jobs massacre.

Rania Khalek (2024-03-31). Breaking Point: Baltimore Bridge Collapse Reveals Systemic Failures. thealtworld.com Six people are presumed dead after a cargo ship hit the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on Tuesday, causing the bridge’s collapse. All six have been identified as immigrant construction workers working to repair the bridge’s potholes. The bridge collapse has ignited conversations about the country’s aging infrastructure and the hazardous working conditions many immigrant workers face. | Dharna Noor, a fossil fuels and climate reporter at The Guardian, joins Rania and Eugene to discuss her reporting from on the ground in Baltimore. | “The Baltimore bridge collapse also tells us so much about the issues of ou…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2024-03-31). Starvation in Gaza: The World Court’s Latest Intervention. globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2024-03-31). Al Shifa Hospital Is the Site of Death, Torture and Rape by the IDF. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2024-03-31). US Court Dismisses Charges Against Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com The United States judiciary has finally dismissed all the charges against Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, that had been falsely leveled against him by the US government as part of its hybrid war against Venezuela. | After almost four years of the abduction and political persecution of Alex Saab, it was officially announced on Friday, March 29, that Judge Robert Scola of the United States Court of the Southern District of Florida signed the definitive dismissal of all the charges against the Venezuelan diplomat. | After his release in December last year, Saab, who is currently the president of the International Cen…

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-03-31). Liberal Finger-Wagging At Netanyahu Is A Phony, Cynical Charade. caitlinjohnstone.com.au We’re seeing more and more of the “Ther…

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-03-31). Liberal Finger-Wagging At Netanyahu Is A Phony, Cynical Charade. thealtworld.com

infobrics (2024-03-31). China Is on Pace to Buy a Record Amount of Russian Oil This Month. infobrics.org China’s intake of Russian crude is set to reach a record this month, Kpler data cited by Bloomberg shows…

infobrics (2024-03-31). Tri-Multipolarity Should Become The Next “Big Idea” In Russian-Indian Relations. infobrics.org

infobrics (2024-03-31). Saudi Arabia BRICS Membership: Balancing Benefits and Risks. infobrics.org In January 2024, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially announced its membership of BRICS, an international economic bloc that includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa…

Brasil de Fato (2024-03-31). 63% of Brazilians are against amnesty for January 8th coup plotters. peoplesdispatch.org A survey by the Datafolha Institute showed that the majority of Brazilians are against amnesty for those involved in the

Germán Gorraiz López (2024-03-31). Are Poland and Romania Seeking to Annex Part of Ukraine? globalresearch.ca

albawaba (2024-03-31). Fiorentina vs AC Milan probable lineups – Serie A 2023-24. albawaba.com AC Milan hit the road to take on Fiorentina at Stadio Franchi in what promises to be an open Serie A encounter on Saturday.Match date: Saturday, 30 March | Kick-off time: 19: 45 (GMT) | Venue: Stadio Artemio FranchiFiorentina vs AC Milan predicted lineups: Fiorentina possible XlManager: Vincenzo ItalianoPietro Terracciano; Michael Kayode, Nikola Milenkovic, Martinez Quarta, Cristiano Biraghi; Arthur, Rolando Mandragora; Nico Gonzalez, Lucas Beltran, Ricardo Sottil; Andrea BelottiMilan possible XlManager: Stefano PioliMike Maignan; Davide Calabria, Malick Thiaw, Fikayo Tomori, Alessandro Florenzi; Ismael Ben…

Colin Todhunter (2024-03-31). Net Zero, Fake Green, the Digital Panopticon and the Future of Food. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). (W.E. Talk) Salikyu Sangtam: How to view global politics from the Chinese Tianxia perspective. ecns.cn During the forum, Salikyu Sangtam, an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Tetso College in Dimapur, India, accepted an exclusive interview by CNS, sharing his views on the philosophy of Tianxia in Chinese diplomacy.

The Independent (2024-03-31). CHRIS PATTEN: China tightens its grip on Hong Kong. independent.co.ug COMMENT | CHRIS PATTEN | A few weeks ago, I was invited by several churches in and around Oxford to participate in a full-day meeting they had organized to welcome Hong Kong émigrés and their families to the area. Nearly all attendees were beneficiaries of the visa scheme introduced by the United Kingdom in 2021, which …

Olivier Turquet (2024-03-31). “Voice of Media” Fight for Journalist and Journalism. pressenza.com The organization ‘Voice of Media’ was initiated by 20 editors from Maharashtra, India. This initiative started in Maharashtra, then expanded to India, and now encompasses all countries around the globe. Over the past four years, ‘Voice of Media’ has worked for journalism and journalists. Through research, the organization identified five main areas of concern for journalists, including their well-being, health, education for their children, skill development, and post-retirement plans. Positive journalism is essential, as it forms the basis of public opinion. Journalism should serve as a thought-provoking force f…

Nick Cleveland-Stout (2024-03-31). On 60th Anniversary of US-Backed Coup, Brazilians Ask US to Declassify Records. truthout.org Today marks a solemn anniversary in Brazil: 60 years ago, the Brazilian military seized power from the government of João Goulart, marking the start of over two decades of military rule. Brazil’s 2014 Truth Commission report is the country’s only formal investigation into this period of dictatorial rule. The commission’s 2,000-page report revealed some grisly details of the dictatorship’s human… |

City Lights Bookstore (2024-03-31). Thursday 4/18: “In the Shadow of Liberty”: Book Talk on U.S. Immigrant Detention w/ A R Minian, Stanford. indybay.org City Lights Bookstore | 261 Columbus Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94133 | Or join via Zoom: www.eventbrite.com/e/ana-raquel-minian-t…

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Power firms expand renewables footprint. ecns.cn Chinese power companies are expanding their presence in global green energy projects, with a particular focus on solar and wind power, according to an industry report.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-03-31). “Wiki-Gate”: Julian Assange Was Framed by the People Who Supported Him. globalresearch.ca Assange has been the object of an all out smear campaign by those who supported him. The Economist which granted Assange the New Media Award in 2008 intimates that he is an “enemy agent” responsible for “information anarchy … culminating in the destabilization of American democracy”

The Salafi Centre of Manchester (2024-03-31). 2] No justification of weakness, vain desires and sin in the name of difference of opinion. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. Imam Ash-Shawkaanee [may Allaah have mercy upon him] said: The statement “there is no Inkaar (sternly manifesting one’s disapproval) in the issues of Khilaaf (differing)” has indeed become the greatest means to blocking the path to enjoining good and forbidding evil”. [1] Imam …

The Exposé (2024-03-31). SHOCKING: USA has recorded over 1 Million Excess Deaths among the over 65’s since the FDA “approved” the COVID-19 Vaccine. expose-news.com Shocking statistics, quietly published by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveal over one million excess deaths have been recorded among people aged 65 and over ever since the Food and …

WSWS (2024-03-31). Australia: Queensland Labor government moves to further bolster police powers against youth. wsws.org State Premier Steven Miles, a Labor “left” like Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, is ramping up repressive police measures under conditions of deepening social and political discontent.

Victor Kline (2024-03-31). Where ‘wisdom’ reigns: Rethinking the right to vote. independentaustralia.net

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Protesters call for native forests to be protected. greenleft.org.au

Rhoda Wilson (2024-03-31). Is Hunza Yousaf guilty of “hate crimes” according to his new law? expose-news.com On Monday, Hunza Yousaf’s “hate crime” bill comes into effect so it’s a good time to recall some of Yousaf’s rhetoric and examine whether he has fallen foul of his new law. …

Mike Whitney (2024-03-31). Can Bibi Netanyahu be Stopped? globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Cradle of Civilization: Chengjiang Fossil Site. ecns.cn Located in Chengjiang County in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, the Chengjiang Fossil Site presents the most complete record of an early Cambrian marine community dating back to 530 million years ago, making it one of the most amazing discoveries of prehistoric lives in the 20th century. The fossil site was approved to join the World Heritage List in 2012.

The Salafi Centre of Manchester (2024-03-31). 4] Brother, such and such is only Makruh and not Haram. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. Shaikh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah [may Allah have mercy upon him] stated: “A person commits forbidden actions because of their weak Iman and love for Allah. And when one engages in disliked actions, it is either because they don’t strongly dislike it or because …

Dr. Peter McCullough (2024-03-31). COVID-19 Vaccine Myocarditis Not Healing > One Year After Diagnosis. globalresearch.ca

albawaba (2024-03-31). Brentford vs Man Utd predicted lineups – Premier League 2023-24. albawaba.com Manchester United travel to take on Brentford at the Gtech Community Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.Match date: Saturday, 30 March | Kick-off time: 20: 00 (GMT) | Venue: Gtech Community StadiumBrentford vs Manchester United predicted lineups: Brentford possible XlManager: Thomas FrankMark Flekken; Zanka, Nathan Collins, Kristoffer Ajer; Mads Roerslev, Vitaly Janelt, Frank Onyeka, Mathias Jensen, Keane Lewis-Potter; Bryan Mbeumo, Ivan Toney.Man Utd possible XlManager: Erik ten HagAndre Onana; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof, Aaron Wan-Bissaka; Kobbie Mainoo, Scott McTominay; Alejandro…

Mark Niu (2024-03-31). China and U.S. food companies looking to expand business partnerships. america.cgtn.com China and the U.S. are looking for ways to expand business partnerships when it comes to the food industry.

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Julian Assange tormented by the British High Court. greenleft.org.au

Robert Hunziker (2024-03-31). Carbon Capture, Too Little Too Late? pressenza.com Will carbon capture technology bail society out of the latest version of greenhouse gas emissions, CO2 suddenly doubling its rate of increase when compared to the past decade, in breathtaking fashion, thus overheating the ocean and the Arctic and Antarctica and hammering Greenland? | The relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and carbon capture technology is best seen as a metaphor of athletes in the Olympic games: Team Emissions is setting world records in the 100-meter dash; Team Carbon Capture is still training for the 10,000-meter marathon. | Direct Air Capture (DAC) and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS…

Mike Whitney (2024-03-31). U.S. Draft Resolution Hoax Backfires in UN Security Council Debacle. The U.S. Subverts the “Cease Fire” Initiative. globalresearch.ca

Sue Arnold (2024-03-31). Government ‘secrecy’ imperiling future of koalas. independentaustralia.net

Jonathan Cook (2024-03-31). The Fates of Gaza and Julian Assange Are Sealed Together. globalresearch.ca

RONALD MUSOKE (2024-03-31). The forgotten humanitarian catastrophe in DR Congo’s Ituri Province. independent.co.ug NEWS ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | When, in 2019, Georgette, a mother of four fled Lonalo-Lotsikpa, her village in the Ituri Province of northeastern DR Congo following a flair-up in conflict which left her husband dead, she hoped she would soon return to her home. Instead, it has been five years of living a near …

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Washington draws flak for sending wrong signal. ecns.cn China voiced its firm opposition to military collusion between the Taiwan region and the United States, and urged the U.S. to adhere to the one-China principle.

Santa Cruz News (2024-03-31). The Hook Outlet's Proposed Dispensary Project with WAMM Faces Appeal to City Council. indybay.org On May 14, The Hook Outlet and WAMM Phytotherapies will go before the Santa Cruz City Council to face an appeal of their proposed cannabis dispensary project. The dispensary was initially approved by the Planning Commission on March 7, however an appeal of that decision was filed on March 18.

Lynda Carson (2024-03-31). Unicor is sodomized by “Rape Club’ culture at FCI, Dublin women’s prison. indybay.org Unicor Is Sodomized By “Rape Club,” Culture At Women’s Prison:…

Dieter Potzel (2024-03-31). Words on war and peace. indybay.org “Every cannon that is built, every warship that is launched, every missile that is fired is ultimately a theft from those who are hungry and have nothing to eat, those who are cold and have no clothes. A world under arms not only squanders money. It also squanders the sweat of its workers, the spirit of its scientists and the hope of its children.” (45) former President Dwight D. Eisenhower…

The Independent (2024-03-31). Heavy rains leave over 1,600 people homeless in southern Tanzania. independent.co.ug DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania | Xinhua | At least 1,660 people have been left homeless due to heavy rains that destroyed 699 houses in the Nachingwea district of the Lindi region in southern Tanzania, an official announced on Saturday. Mohamed Moyo, the Nachingwea district commissioner, said that some of the affected individuals have been temporarily housed …

Edward Escobar, founder #DriversUnite (2024-03-31). Drivers Are No Fools: Rideshare Drivers Rally for Fair Treatment and Livelihoods. indybay.org Rideshare drivers from Uber and Lyft are taking a stand. On Monday, April 1, 2024, April Fools Day – they will stage a series of events to address critical issues affecting their work and livelihoods. Declaring loudly “Drivers Are No Fools!”

Paul Craig Roberts (2024-03-31). The Termination of Christian Celebration. thealtworld.com I remember when Easter was a major religious holiday. Today it is “Transgender Day of Visibility.” President Biden told us that “Today” this Easter Sunday, “we send a message to all transgender Americans You are America, and my entire administration and I have your back.” | The Resurrection of Christ has been replaced wit…

WSWS (2024-03-31). Capitalist welfare under AMLO: a critical analysis of Mexico’s cash transfer and minimum wage policies. wsws.org All told, these measures have not had a significant impact on poverty rates, which remain at very high levels throughout the country.

AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center (2024-03-31). Friday 3/29: Stop Warship Headed to Gaza. indybay.org Pier 32, Rincon Point…

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ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Chinese online literature starts new chapter overseas. ecns.cn After more than two decades of development, Chinese online literature has not only become one of the pillar resources of the pop culture market in China, but it is also an important way for people from different cultures to learn about each other, and communicate in the comment sections.

National Parks Service website (2024-03-31). 2024 Folsom Juneteenth – Reimagining History – Black Miners Bar. indybay.org On the way to Juneteenth, U.S.C.T. from California reportedly participated at Appomattox, yet our authentic story is disparaged, discounted and destroyed for another season for sport.

Pressenza Philippines (2024-03-31). Building Bridges Through Collaboration: Baguio Central University To Co-Host International Conference. pressenza.com BCU Signs MOU to Co-Host International Conference with WCC Aeronautical & Technological College: | By Genevieve Balance Kupang | In a collaborative spirit that transcends traditional boundaries, Baguio Central University (BCU), led by its Graduate School, College of Nursing and School of Midwifery, and the College of Business Administration, joins forces with WCC Aeronautical & Technological College (WCC-ATC) to co-host the International Conference on Research and Exhibits on Aviation and Aeronautics, Tourism, Engineering and Education (RISE: ICREATE 2024). The conference will be held on May 28-29, 2024,…

Franc Contreras (2024-03-31). A new migrant caravan heading for U.S. in the heat. america.cgtn.com The latest migrant caravan heading towards the U.S. is now in the Mexican state of Chiapas. This large group of people is traveling along a highway in the heat along with CGTN’s Franc Contreras who is capturing their stories.

Susana Khalil (2024-03-31). The World’s Jewish Religious Community Is Not the Jewish People. orinocotribune.com By Susana Khalil — Mar 29, 2024 | I. | Let us decolonize our minds and our guts. | Let’s de-idiotize the minds, from TV to academia. | Judaism is linked to the Jewish religion, Judaism is not linked to a people. | Islam is linked to the Islamic religion, Islam is not linked to a people. | Christianity is linked to the Christian religion, Christianity is not linked to a people. | It is unfortunate to have to explain this, today in the 21st century of alleged secular values, of supposed anti-imperialist values, and of a world where we believe and feel that the anachronism of colonialism has been overcome in hi…

albawaba (2024-03-31). Tom Cruise reportedly ended his relationship with Elsina Khayrova due to her ex-husband. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – After splitting with Russian socialite Elsina Khayrova, 36, Hollywood icon Tom Cruise is back on the singles scene. After a brief romance, the couple, who had been romantically linked since December, called it quits on February 21.According to recent information about the split, Dmitry Tsetkov, Khayrova’s ex-husband, was a major factor.Cruise’s crew appears to be concerned about Tsetkov’s interview and is cautious about its public release. It’s said that Cruise, who is reportedly too busy working, would rather ignore his ex-wife’s disparaging comments.Khayrova, though, seems upbeat about the possibilit…

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Palestinian protesters stop ZIM ship, 17 arrested. greenleft.org.au

Pressenza Philippines (2024-03-31). A PhD Student’s Resilience: Defying Signal Challenges for Online Learning. pressenza.com By Genevieve Balance Kupang | Though International Women’s Month (March) has just come to a close, I would like to greet and celebrate the inspiring women who contribute, persevere, and achieve something for humanity every day! Here is to honoring and uplifting women everywhere! | As a facilitator of adult learning, there’s a constant joy in serving as an educator. In the narrative I’m about to share, however, the tables were turned. While I believed I was imparting knowledge, skill, and values, I became the student. As someone who thrives on learning life’s lessons, I’m humbled by the example set by my graduate…

Emanuel Pastreich (2024-03-31). The Fraud Formally Known as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). globalresearch.ca

The Independent (2024-03-31). Leading influential women in African politics. independent.co.ug From heads of state like Samia Suluhu to influential diplomats like Bintou Keita, women are increasingly playing key roles in the continent’s politics and governance. From Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first democratically elected female president in Africa, to Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, FIFA’s first female Secretary General, a new generation of women is paving the …

The Salafi Centre of Manchester (2024-03-31). 1] No justification of weakness, vain desires and sin in the name of difference of opinion. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. Regarding the tendency to trim, cut or even shave beards and claiming that there is no harm, or posing for selfies and photos (like fashion models and actors) which they spread on social media (WhatsApp, Snapchat, Facebook, etc); shaving the sides of the …

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-03-31). Russian capital experienced the driest March of the century. plenglish.com Moscow, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) March was the driest month so far this century in the Russian capital and one of the driest since 1879, according to Tatiana Pozdniakova, a researcher at the Moscow Meteorological Office.

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Xiaomi SU7 heats up EV segment. ecns.cn The official launch of Xiaomi Corp’s much-anticipated first electric vehicle will intensify competition in the crowded Chinese EV market and inject new vitality into the EV sedan segment, experts said on Friday.

The Independent (2024-03-31). What, if anything, has U.S. gained from its trade war with China? independent.co.ug BEIJING, CHINA | Xinhua | Though clashing in many ways, the current U.S. administration and its Republican predecessor have one thing in common: the trade war against China. As recently as February, U.S. utility company Duke Energy, under pressure from Congress, reportedly planned to remove Chinese battery giant CATL from a Marine Corps base over …

Faculty for Justice in Palestine UCSC (2024-03-31). Monday 4/8: Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Palestine. indybay.org Humanities RM 210, UC Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2024-03-31). Australian mental health worker denounces state government’s assault on WorkCover. wsws.org “Trades Hall was instrumental in getting the state Labor government re-elected and is clearly working hand in glove with them.”—injured health professional.

Jason Ditz (2024-03-31). Eight Killed, 30 Wounded in Overnight Market Blast in Northern Syria. news.antiwar.com An overnight car blast tore through a crowded marketplace in the rebel-held northern Syrian city of Azaz, killing at least eight people and wounding some 30 others. Two children were reported among the slain. The market was extra busy at night because of the holy month of Ramadan, and shoppers were flocking to the marketplace …

WSWS (2024-03-31). Anti-China “hacking” furore highlights New Zealand’s growing integration into war preparations. wsws.org The accusations that China “hacked” New Zealand’s parliamentary offices are being used to ramp up NZ’s integration into US-led war plans.

Angela (2024-03-31). Saturday 3/30: Free virtual screening of the documentary film “The War Around Us” indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

The Independent (2024-03-31). A beacon of hope for arthritis patients in Uganda. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At most public and private hospitals in Uganda, surgeons cannot restore the knees and joints of patients battling rheumatic arthritis. Over ten years ago, there was only one specialist at Mulago National Referral Hospital to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions. On Thursday, Ugandan surgeons teaming up with counterparts from the …

albawaba (2024-03-31). Barcelona vs Las Palmas predicted lineups – La Liga 2023-24. albawaba.com Barcelona will look to build on their recent run of good results when they host Las Palmas in La Liga on Saturday.Match date: Saturday, 30 March | Kick-off time: 20: 00 (GMT) | Venue: Estadi Olímpic Lluís CompanysBarcelona vs Las Palmas predicted lineups: Barca possible XlManager: Xavi HernandezMarc-Andre Ter Stegen; Jules Kounde, Pau Cubarsí, Inigo Martinez, Joao Cancelo; Fermin Lopez, Ilkay Gundogan, Sergi Roberto; Lamine Yamal, Robert Lewandowski, Joao FelixLas Palmas possible XlManager: Francisco Javier Garcia PimientaAlvaro Valles; Alex Suarez, Saul Coco, Mika Marmol, Sergi Cardona; Kirian Rodriguez, J…

WSWS (2024-03-31). UN report highlights growing global inequality following COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org The pandemic precipitated the world’s greatest recession since World War II, with global output falling three times more than during the 2007—2008 global financial crisis. Global unemployment rates have not yet returned to pre-pandemic levels.

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). China lodges solemn representations with U.S. over harassment of Chinese visitors. ecns.cn China has lodged solemn representations with the U.S. in response to multiple incidents of unwarranted interrogation faced by Chinese students, company employees and other personnel upon their entry into the U.S.

Erin Reed (2024-03-31). Nearly 1 in 4 Trans Adults in US Report Access to Care Disrupted by New Laws. truthout.org In recent years, several laws targeting transgender adults have been proposed or enacted. These laws eliminate Medicaid coverage for transgender healthcare, permit pharmacists and hospital systems to discriminate against transgender patients, and impose restrictions on providers in various ways. Until recently, little information was available on how these new statutes affect transgender adults. |

The Independent (2024-03-31). Older Ugandans are unhappy, says new report on happiness. independent.co.ug COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans aged 60 years and above are the unhappiest segment of our society, according to the latest World Happiness Report. These are people who have lived through all of the country’s tumultuous regimes, from Obote One, Idi Amin, Obote Two, and now President Yoweri Museveni. The case of Uganda’s unhappy …

The Independent (2024-03-31). Balancing climate financing and taming rising debt, gov’t dilemma. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst global calls on governments to increase funding for climate activities, Uganda is torn between allocating more of her resources to the cause and keeping the national debt levels in check. According to Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions as updated, in fulfilment of Article 4 of the Paris Agreement on Climate, …

Angela (2024-03-31). Thursday 3/28: San Bruno Rally Against Islamophobia. indybay.org San Bruno City Hall | 567 El Camino Real | San Bruno, Ca…

John Malkin (2024-03-31). Omar Sosa's 88 Well-Tuned Drums. indybay.org Interview with Afro-Cuban pianist/composer Omar Sosa, who is on a world tour that includes Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz on Monday, April 1 and Birdland in NYC April 9 to 13.

scorinoco (2024-03-31). Russia Criticizes UN Monitoring Mechanism of North Korea Sanctions, Vetoes Extension. orinocotribune.com The UN mechanism for monitoring compliance with sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has become a “tool of North Korea’s geopolitical opponents,” said Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, stating that this was the reason for Russia’s veto against the extension of this mechanism. | On Friday, March 29, the Russian veto of the corresponding draft resolution, proposed by the United States, put an end to the mandate of the UN experts monitoring compliance with the UN Security Council sanctions imposed on DPRK. | “The Group of Experts of the 1718 Committee of the UN Security Co…

tvbrics (2024-03-31). BRICS News Digest for the previous week. tvbrics.com We tell you about what happened in economics, politics, culture, science and education in the countries of the association…

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). David McBride: ABC Four Corners program a ‘hit job’. greenleft.org.au

Gracelynne West (2024-03-31). Activists Say Police Killing of Ryan Gainer Shows Need for Community Safety. truthout.org The fatal police shooting of a Black, autistic teen in San Bernardino, California, has sparked renewed calls for alternative crisis intervention approaches for those with mental illness and disability. On March 9, 15-year-old Ryan Gainer returned home from a run and became increasingly frustrated with his parents after they demanded he complete his household chores before playing video games. |

The Independent (2024-03-31). Reach A Hand and Sauti Plus partner with Nollywood for Kyaddala Season 3. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reach A Hand Uganda — a youth-centred non-profit organisation focused on youth empowerment programs, and Sauti Plus Media Hub — a full-service social behavioural change communication agency — has unveiled a partnership with two Nigerian production houses — Sozo Films and Ramsey Films — for the production of the …

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). First Nations peoples tell of their resistance to fossil fuel corporations. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). China-Africa Internet Development and Cooperation Forum to host online media sub-forum. ecns.cn The sub-forum will focus on topics such as innovating narratives, promoting online cultural exchanges, and enhancing people-to-people connectivity between China and Africa. Additionally, a China story co-creation award ceremony will be held at the sub-forum.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2024-03-31). The Tragic Toll Exacted by Medical Errors. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Seeing is believing: Chinese expert debunks ‘Peak China’ rhetoric. ecns.cn The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference 2024 was held from March 26 to 29 in the resort town of Boao, southern China’s Hainan Province.”ÄÄ”ÄÄ…

Lee Siu Hin, National Immigrant Solidarity N (2024-03-31). Spring 2024 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! indybay.org The World and Activists Demands: Free Palestine! NO Attacks on Palestinian-American Anti-War Activists! Gaza Special Report…

Staff (2024-03-31). Will legally seek justice for Mukhtar, says Afzal Ansari. muslimmirror.com GHAZIPUR : Member Parliament Afzal Ansari has said that his priority would be to exercise legal options and ensure justice for his deceased brother Mukhtar Ansari. Talking to IANS on phone, a day after Mukhtar Ansari was laid to rest in Ghazipur, Afzal Ansari said, “We possess sufficient evidence to prove that Mukhtar had been …

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Three key takeaways from whirlwind China visits by global business executives. ecns.cn There has been a whirlwind of visits to China by executives of global businesses, with Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao meeting at least 15 executives from March 21 to 24.

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Racism behind go-stop-partly-go visas for Gazans. greenleft.org.au

John C. A. Manley (2024-03-31). Does Wireless Tech Cause Cancer or Is It Just Another “Coincidence” Being Propagated by Tin-foil Hat Conspiracy Theorists? globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Insights | Peaceful nature of Chinese civilization holds significant contemporary value: Spanish scholar. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Northeast China launches first cross-border tourist train to Laos. ecns.cn A cross-border train carrying more than 400 tourists departed Harbin East Station in Heilongjiang Province for Laos at 11: 10 p.m. Thursday, kicking off their 16-day journey.

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). First Nations peace walk against AUKUS takes aim at Labor. greenleft.org.au

Dean Baker (2024-03-31). Do We Need to Have a Cold War with China? cepr.net I usually see things pretty much the same way as Paul Krugman, but I seriously disagree with his column “Bidenomics is making China angry. That’s okay.” Krugman makes some reasonable points in the piece. Protecting our electric car industry and other green technologies is probably a good idea in order to give them some breathing …

albawaba (2024-03-31). How to Sell Gold in Dubai: Tips and Steps for 2024. albawaba.com Are you currently living in Dubai and looking for making profit? Dubai is the capital of luxury and commerce. Selling gold in Dubai can be a great investment that needs some planning and market insights. | In this article, we will share with you some tips and steps on how to sell gold in Dubai. | How to Sell Gold in Dubai: Steps: | Understand the Gold Market in Dubai | Dubai is known for its large and diverse gold market. This city attracts many gold buyers and sellers and facilities great options like tax free policies. Dubai has one of the biggest actual gold markets: Dubai Gold Souk, located in Deira a…

Editor (2024-03-31). Palestinians Will Remain on Palestinian Land: The Thirteenth Newsletter (2024). scheerpost.com

Patricia Harrity (2024-03-31). Final Written Words of Malcolm X were on ‘Zionism’ — “Inextricably Linked to Wider European Colonialism.” expose-news.com Malcolm X was assassinated in New York on February the 21st 1965. Just prior to his murder he had been sent a series of nine questions about his life, faith, and hope …

tvbrics (2024-03-31). India’s experience in fight against polio can be an example for world to follow. tvbrics.com The country has managed to get rid of the disease. The last case was recorded in 2011…

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Two-way financial opening-up to expand more this year. ecns.cn China will work to further expand its financial opening-up this year as part of its efforts to attract more foreign investment and bolster the world’s second-largest economy, officials and experts said on Friday.

The Salafi Centre of Manchester (2024-03-31). Should not come to Eid with Haram or Makruh sign on your head. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. One of the negative tendencies exhibited by those who claim that certain actions are only “Makruh” and not “Haram” is their habit of seeking out favorable Fatwas or exploiting the errors made by scholars on specific matters that align with their personal desires. …

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Beat the Facebook ban on Green Left! greenleft.org.au

Paul Anthony Taylor (2024-03-31). Doctors Report Mysterious Worldwide Cancer ‘Epidemic’. globalresearch.ca

Ana Perdigón (2024-03-31). Tourists Fill Hotels and Beaches During Holy Week Holiday in Venezuela (+Photos). orinocotribune.com Hotel occupancy in La Guaira state, Venezuela, exceeded 80% this Holy Week, highlighted the state’s Secretary of Economic Development Marcos Meléndez. | Meléndez explained that at the start of the week hotel occupancy was about 72%, but by Friday it already crossed 80%, and that there are more reservations indicating that occupancy levels would reach 100%. | He also highlighted that the Bahía Los Niño, Los Caracas, El Yate, Playa Coral and Naiguatá beaches in La Guaira have been filled with tourists. | The beaches showed 97% occupancy of umbrellas and chairs, with people ejoying the holiday completely normally.

Angela (2024-03-31). Wednesday 4/3: USCPR Action Phone Zap: Raise the Pressure on Congress! indybay.org Zoom | uscpraction.org/phonezap

tvbrics (2024-03-31). Ethiopia to set up council to track country’s digital development measures. tvbrics.com The government has outlined the implementation of a strategy to bring technology into society…

albawaba (2024-03-31). 4 Plays to know about in celebration of international theatre day. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – International Theatre Day, celebrated every year on March 27th, honors the artistry, diversity, and cultural impact of the theatre worldwide. It’s a time to reflect on the power of the stage to entertain, inspire, and provoke thought in people. These plays are another way of telling timeless stories, and some will likely continue to stay popular even in the far future. In celebration of this day in the year, here are 4 plays you should both know about and try to experience whenever you can: 4 Plays to know about in celebration of international theatre day: Shutterstock1. “Hamlet” by William…

WSWS (2024-03-31). Spain’s PSOE-Sumar government establishes NATO naval base on Menorca island. wsws.org The decision was taken covertly with the participation of the pseudo-left Podemos party over year ago but was not announced publicly.

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Australian Greens MPs, unionists sign on to demand Russian anti-war activist Boris Kagarlitsky's freedom. greenleft.org.au

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2024-03-31). Puelmapu, Furilofche: Piuke-Corazón, centro del mundo nuevo. indybay.org Furilofche (Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina) | Puelmapu II. Piuke-Corazón, centro del mundo nuevo | Raúl Zibechi…

Star Eisenberg (2024-03-31). Pinner files a more than $35 million lawsuit against the LACCD for wrongful termination ov. indybay.org

The Independent (2024-03-31). Omusinga Mumbere reshuffles cabinet. independent.co.ug Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Omusinga Rwenzururu Cultural Institution Charles Wesley Mumbere Iremangoma has reshuffled his cabinet. In the changes, he has dropped and replaced nine of his cabinet ministers. Benson Kule Baritazale is the new Deputy Prime Minister replacing Edwin Bayiringa Kugonza who has held the position for six months. Deputy Attorney General …

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). China has 1.27 million registered drones in 2023. ecns.cn The total volume of China’s registered drones reached 1.27 million as of the end of 2023, increasing by 32.2 percent year-on-year, according to Civil Aviation Administration of China on Friday.

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Dual-use transporter promotes transportation of oranges in Chongqing. ecns.cn On Thursday, a villager”ÄÄdrove”ÄÄa four-wheeled truck with harvested oranges on a track zigzagging along the terrain of the hillside in an orchard in Fengjie County, southwest China’s Chongqing.”ÄÄ”ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Guangdong’s role in GDP growth key. ecns.cn In 2023, revenue generated by large-scale manufacturing enterprises in Guangdong exceeded 17 trillion yuan ($2.35 trillion), while value-added manufacturing accounted for 32.7 percent of the province’s GDP.

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Nation’s growth target seen as achievable, appropriate. ecns.cn A moderately rapid growth of around 5 percent annually is both achievable and appropriate for a country at China’s stage of development, a senior economist said.

Citizen Climate Lobby (2024-03-31). Friday 4/26: Youth v Gov Film Screening. indybay.org The 418 Project 155 River St, Santa Cruz…

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-03-31). Cuban actor Jorge Perugorría to receive the National Film Award. plenglish.com Havana, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Actor and director Jorge Perugorría will receive today the National Film Award, as part of the celebrations for the 65th anniversary of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (Icaic).

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Suspects detained after death of 5-year-old in Shandong. ecns.cn The suspects, mother and her new boyfriend, involved in the alleged unnatural death of a five-year-old boy in the Wendeng district of Weihai, Shandong province are under criminal detention, said the district branch of the Weihai public security bureau on Sunday.

Karina Lagdameo-Santillan (2024-03-31). On a Grateful Note. pressenza.com Thank you to the soft winds | That caresses, down to my limbs. | Thank you for the gentle peace | That flows like a cooling breeze. | Thank you for this breakthrough | That’s good for me, from you. | You comfort and inspire me | You’re by me, through thick and thin | You help me to finally see | What’s good and true in every little thing | Thank you to the chirping birds | Their melodies and messages are heard. | Thank you to the sun’s falling rays | That warms my moments, my day. | Thank you to my constant friend | Whose help just has no end. | You comfort me and inspire me | You’re by me, through thick and t…

tvbrics (2024-03-31). UNESCO approves 18 new Global Geoparks, one of which is Brazilian. tvbrics.com UNESCO’s Executive Board has created a global geopark in Latin America — Brazil’s Uberaba…

Editor (2024-03-31). Pro-Palestinian Protests Disrupt Major Biden Campaign Event. scheerpost.com

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Leaders call for deeper Sino-Kazakh relations. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping and Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent congratulatory messages on Friday to the opening ceremony of the 2024 Kazakhstan Year of Tourism in China.

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Boao forum displays green energy future. ecns.cn Green energy technology is integrated into Boao’s Dongyu island, the permanent site of the Boao Forum for Asia in Qionghai, Hainan province.

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). CPC leadership reviews disciplinary inspection report. ecns.cn The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on March 29 to review a comprehensive report on the second round of disciplinary inspection missions of the 20th CPC Central Committee. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting.

Staff (2024-03-31). Challenge BJP to cross even 200 seats; won’t allow CAA in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee. muslimmirror.com Krishananagar : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday mocked the BJP’s target of winning 400-plus seats in the Lok Sabha polls and challenged the saffron camp to win at least 200 constituencies. Banerjee also asserted that she won’t allow the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state. She cautioned people that …

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Geopark listed in UNESCO network. ecns.cn Changbaishan Global Geopark is poised to present its priceless geological wonders to a global audience, following its listing in the Global Geoparks Network by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

albawaba (2024-03-31). Exploring Your Destiny: Daily Horoscope – March 31, 2024. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Curious about what your horoscope predictions will be for March 31, 2024? What’s in store for you in your horoscope, astronomer? Let’s find out.ShutterstockExploring Your Destiny: Daily Horoscope – March 31, 2024: Aries (March 21 – April 19): Aries, tomorrow might be a good day to take a step back and examine the things in your life. Take a good look and see what is benefiting you, and what is only slowing you down and is bringing you stress, and then see what you can do about it. Letting it go may not be an option, but letting things stay the same also doesn’t have to be the only option.

Repro Justice (2024-03-31). Rally Report: US Supreme Court Hands Off the Abortion Pill! indybay.org Photos by Dennis Best ProBonoPhoto. Please credit the photographer…

Editor (2024-03-31). UK Court Gives Biden Chance to Dodge Assange Appeal by “Assuring” His Rights. scheerpost.com

Angela (2024-03-31). Friday 4/12: Virtual Action Hour. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

tvbrics (2024-03-31). In UAE city, number of SMEs grew by 550 per cent in a year. tvbrics.com Trade and logistics are the most popular areas for start-ups…

greenleft.org.au (2024-03-31). Victorian nurses reject gov’t enterprise offer. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Bridge assists in rapid delivery of goods. ecns.cn A fleet of trucks carrying reinforced bars, cement pipes and prefabricated building materials recently passed through the port of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to construction sites in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region after rapid customs inspection and clearance.

MEE correspondent (2024-03-31). Iranian press review: Missile and drone arsenal growing, say domestic reports. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: Missile and drone arsenal growing, say domestic reports | Meanwhile, Iranians mourn death of prominent dissident musician, and a moderate politician says some radicals in power lack mental well-being
| | A Sayad-3 missile during the unveiling of the…

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). Indonesia’s president-elect to visit China. ecns.cn Indonesian President-elect and Great Indonesia Movement Party General Chairman Prabowo Subianto will pay a three-day visit to China starting on Sunday.

Staff (2024-03-31). INDIA bloc rally to protect democracy and Constitution: Congress. muslimmirror.com New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday asserted that the INDIA opposition bloc’s “Loktantra bachao rally” to be held at the Ramlila Maidan here is aimed at saving the Constitution and democracy and not any particular person. It said a “strong message” will be sent out from the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance’s (INDIA) rally …

ecns.cn (2024-03-31). China’s factory activity returns to expansion. ecns.cn China’s manufacturing activities expanded for the first time in six months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, adding to a run of indicators pointing to the stabilization of the world’s second-largest economy.

Revolution Books (2024-03-31). Friday 4/5: BRANDON SHIMODA poetry reading & discussion. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Lynda Carson (2024-03-31). Sexually abused women work for slave wages at FCI, Dublin a.k.a. the “Rape Club” indybay.org Famed Attorney Tony Serra Shortly After His Release From Prison In 2007. Lydia Gans Photo.

Ali Azgar (2024-03-31). WATCHLIVE]EPL!]*Man City vs Arsenal LIVE Broadcast Free ON TV Channel 31 March 2024. muslimnews.co.uk Manchester City vs. Arsenal this weekend will help shape the outcome of the Premier League 2023/24 campaign. GO LIVE==>>> Man City vs Arsenal Live STREAMING==>>> Premier League Live Free With these sides clashing at the top of the table for the second straight season, Mikel Arteta’s Gunners travel to Manchester with a one-point advantage over …

albawaba (2024-03-31). Netherlands: multiple held as hostages in Ede town (Video). albawaba.com

albawaba (2024-03-31). Lizzo announces her resignation in an emotional post. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Singer Lizzo announced her decision to “quit” in an emotional statement on Friday. While she didn’t specify what she meant exactly, speculations pointed out she might be discussing her job in music.The 35-year-old “Rumours” singer made an emotional revelation on Instagram on Friday, March 29, in response to critics, who attacked the Democratic National Committee for selecting her to kick off Joe Biden’s Radio City fundraiser.Lizzo discussed the controversies she has been involved in and the treatment she has received in the industry and online.”Everyone in my life and on the internet can no longer mani…

teleSUR, JDO (2024-03-31). Resistencia libanesa lanza ataques contra emplazamientos israelíes. telesurtv.net Hezbolá informó que realizó sus acciones en solidaridad con Palestina y convocó al pueblo libanés a participar masivamente en el Día Mundial de Al-Quds.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, SH, JGN, JDO (2024-03-31). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Organizaciones de DD.HH. han realizado varios llamados a un alto al fuego inmediato ante la grave situación que se vive en los territorios palestinos.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-03-31). Reprimen en Israel a manifestantes que piden regreso de rehenes. telesurtv.net Hubo manifestaciones en Tel Aviv y otras ciudades por el manejo de las negociaciones con Hamás. Activistas pidieron la salida de Netanyahu del Gobierno.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2024-03-31). Líder palestino Abbas declara que es necesaria la ayuda a Gaza. telesurtv.net Abbas puntualizó a su homólogo búlgaro los últimos acontecimientos en la actual agresión israelí contra el pueblo palestino, que ha dejado ya más de 32.000 muertos.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-03-31). Dron israelí apunta a una patrulla de la ONU en el sur del Líbano. telesurtv.net Dron israelí atacó un vehículo militar de la Unifil cerca de la ciudad de Rmeish en el sector central, lo que provocó heridas a varios miembros de la tripulación de nacionalidad noruega, chilena y australiana.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-03-31). Trasladan a cárcel de máxima seguridad a exfuncionario de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Wilman Terán es procesado por el presunto delito de delincuencia organizada en el caso Metástasis, que ha revelado una red de corrupción estatal.

teleSUR, MS (2024-03-31). Miles de personas sin electricidad en Puerto Rico tras nueva falla. telesurtv.net Los fallos se dieron en las centrales de San Juan y Aguirre de AEE, según Luma Energy, la empresa que distribuye y transmite la energía eléctrica en Puerto Rico…

teleSUR, SH (2024-03-31). Venezuela denuncia nuevo plan de la ultraderecha contra el país. telesurtv.net El canciller Yván Gil afirmó que la ultraderecha venezolana no cree en democracia ni elecciones.

teleSUR- lvm, JCM (2024-03-31). Liberan a secuestrados y detienen a sospechoso en Países Bajos. telesurtv.net Al tiempo la policía insistió que no hay indicios de ataque terrorista.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-03-31). Culmina allanamiento en el Palacio de Gobierno de Perú. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de Perú dice que el allanamiento al domicilio de la presidenta Dina Boluarte “quebranta la constitucionalidad”.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-03-31). Ecuador fija precios de los combustibles con el aumento del IVA. telesurtv.net Precio del cilindro de gas aumentará desde el 1 de abril, el Gobierno dice que “es necesario”.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2024-03-31). Cuba promueve acto de solidaridad para respaldar a Palestina. telesurtv.net “Cuba demanda que cese el genocidio ya”, afirmó el presdiente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz- Canel Bermúdez.

teleSUR, SH (2024-03-31). Fiscalía peruana niega ilegalidad en el allanamiento a Boluarte. telesurtv.net El Ministerio Público confirmó que citó a la presidenta peruana para que exhiba los relojes Rolex y preste declaración el próximo 5 de abril de 2024.

teleSUR, SH (2024-03-31). Masacre deja al menos ocho muertos en Guayaquil, Ecuador. telesurtv.net Fuentes policiales comunicaron que posterior a su traslado y debido a la gravedad de las heridas, habrían fallecido otras seis personas.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-03-31). Boluarte no aclara asunto de relojes durante mensaje al país. telesurtv.net Rechaza los allanamientos practicados por la Fiscalía y la Policía en su vivienda y el Palacio de Gobierno.

teleSUR- lvm, JCM (2024-03-31). Bolivia alerta por injerencia de la extrema derecha en comicios de Venezuela. telesurtv.net Bolivia emitió “un saludo latinoamericano y revolucionario a la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, a su pueblo y al hermano presidente Nicolás Maduro”.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2024-03-31). Líder pandillero exige plan detallado para lograr paz en Haití. telesurtv.net El cabecilla criminal, expolicía, autonombrado revolucionario, manifestó en una entrevista sus criterios sobre la actual crisis de su país, las posibles soluciones y el rol de los organismos internacionales.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2024-03-31). Indepaz denuncia asesinato de líder en Arauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Emerson David Silva Martínez fue secuestrado el pasado 23 de febrero por un grupo de hombres armados. Tras su homicidio, suman 37 los líderes asesinados en 2024.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-03-31). Cronología de la crisis política de Perú por el caso Rolex. telesurtv.net Agentes de la policía allanaron la casa de la presidenta Dina Boluarte, para incautar tres relojes de lujo de la marca Rolex dentro de una investigación por presunto enriquecimiento ilícito y omisión de declarar,…

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2024-03-31). Capturan a líder de la banda criminal Los Lobos en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El arresto de alias Vicente se realizó durante el allanamiento a una vivienda en la provincia ecuatoriana de Azuay.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-03-31). Suman 32.705 los palestinos asesinados por Israel en Gaza. telesurtv.net “Las (fuerzas) de ocupación israelíes cometieron ocho masacres contra familias en la Franja de Gaza, dejando 82 mártires y 98 heridos durante las últimas 24 horas”, dijo un comunicado del ministerio.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-03-31). Presidente de Venezuela envía mensaje solidario a nación palestina. telesurtv.net Durante un mensaje a los venezolanos a propósito de Semana Santa, dedicó palabras de aliento y solidaridad al pueblo de Palestina.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2024-03-31). Andalucía: Jornaleras de la fresa en Huelva. indybay.org Andalucía | Las jornaleras de Huelva inician la temporada: accidentes laborales desatendidos y horas extra sin pagar…

teleSUR, JCM (2024-03-31). Muere Martín Almada, quien descubrió los Archivos del Terror en Paraguay. telesurtv.net Los Archivos del Terror contienen las comunicaicones escritas entre policías y militares paraguayos con sus pares en Argentina, Brasil, Chile y Uruguya durante la implementación del Plan Cóndor.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-03-31). Infant mortality increased in Uruguay. plenglish.com Fernandez, also specialist of the Pan American Health Organization, referring to official data, told Caras y Caretas that this issue should worry the national authorities. | He considered that the infant mortality rate (IMR) grew as never before since records have been kept in the country. | According to information from the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) the IMR stood at 6.2 per thousand live births in 2022, but in 2023 it shot up to 7.3 deaths per thousand births. | The expert argued in social networks about what he described as “dismantling of the First Level of Care in the most socially vulnerable areas”.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-03-31). Oposición presenta moción de vacancia contra presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net La moción de vacancia por incapacidad moral permanente se presenta ante el Congreso por presunto enriquecimiento ilícito y violación de artículos constitucionales.

teleSUR, lvm, JCM (2024-03-31). Embajadores rinden homenaje a víctimas del atentado en Rusia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la Agencia Rusa de Información Nóvosti, la investigación ha establecido las identidades de 134 víctimas del ataque terrorista en el Ayuntamiento de Crocus.

newarab (2024-03-31). Gaza: Over 1 million Palestinians ‘food-insecure’, OCHA says. newarab.com Over one million people in In a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, the UN body stressed that aid delivered by land is the only way Palestinians in Gaza can currently survive, and that time “is running…

newarab (2024-03-31). Palestinian PM forms cabinet, calls for Gaza ceasefire. newarab.com

newarab (2024-03-31). Hamas makes four demands for successful Gaza ceasefire talks. newarab.com This was discussed during a meeting in the Iranian capital Tehran, betwee…

newarab (2024-03-31). Gaza: Israel approves ceasefire talks as attacks kill dozens. newarab.com Israeli forces intensified their attacks across the Gaza Strip overnight, killing at least 15 people in a strike on a The sports centre sheltered scores of displaced Eight civilians were also killed overnight in Israeli strikes targeting the home of the Aliwa family in Shujayah, east of Gaza C…

newarab (2024-03-31). Is the UNSC’s Gaza ceasefire resolution binding. newarab.com On Monday, the Resolution 2728 passed 14—0, with the US abstaining from voting. | Washington had blocked three previous ceasefire resolutions by using its veto as a permanent member of the Securi…

newarab (2024-03-31). The New Arab Weekly: IS-K attack Moscow and UNSC resolution. newarab.com This week on The New Arab Weekly, we look at the deadly Islamic State — Khorasan Province attack in Moscow, the Gaza ceasefire resolution that was passed at the United Nations Security Council, and the release of a report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Francesca Albanese, who accused Israel of committing genocide in Gaza. | We’re joined by The New Arab’s Head of News Paul Mcloughlin (

newarab (2024-03-31). Gaza: Dozens killed in new strikes amid reports of talks. newarab.com Deadly Israeli airstrikes pounded the Gaza Strip overnight as Israeli attacks continued in the besieged and devastated Palestinian territory, including around several hospitals. | At least 75 people were killed overnight in new Israeli bombardment and ground attacks, most of them women and children, according to Gaza’s health ministry. | Gaza’s government media office also said that over 4…

newarab (2024-03-31). France to charge French-Israelis committing crimes in Gaza. newarab.com

newarab (2024-03-31). World court orders Israel ensure urgent aid for Gaza. newarab.com

newarab (2024-03-31). Malaysia arrests three ‘for supplying Israeli man with guns’. newarab.com

newarab (2024-03-31). South Lebanon: Four UN peacekeepers wounded in explosion. newarab.com The United Nations said four of its military observers were wounded Saturday when a shell exploded near them in Lebanon’s official National News Agency said Israel was behind the explosion, though the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) has not yet…

newarab (2024-03-31). Israel ups ante against Hezbollah in Syria, Lebanon strike. newarab.com Israel struck targets in Aleppo at 1: 45 am on Friday in what was its deadliest operation in

newarab (2024-03-31). 1948 Palestinians protest for Gaza on Land Day. newarab.com Thousands of Palestinians living within Israel’s 1948 borders have protested on the 48th On 30th March 1976, Israeli troops killed six unarmed Palestinian citizens of Israel who were protesting against a planned seizure of huge swathes of Palestinian land in the Galilee region by the Israeli government. | That event has been comme…

newarab (2024-03-31). US accused of hypocrisy over ‘obscene’ Israel arms transfer. newarab.com US lawmakers accused the Biden administration of hypocrisy on Friday after it voiced concerns over The transfer includes over 1,800 bombs weighing 2,000 pounds each,

newarab (2024-03-31). Israel attacked Al-Shifa after ‘tribal security plan failed’. newarab.com Israel’s sustained attack on Israeli forces wanted to form teams from local tribes to administer the area and provide services, but failed to do so.

newarab (2024-03-31). UK govt to be sued by citizen over UNRWA defunding. newarab.com The British government faces a legal challenge from a British citizen over its defunding of UN Palestinian refugee agency On Wednesday, London-based law firm Bindmans LLP reported sending a letter…

newarab (2024-03-31). In Tunisia, a racist campaign targets Khalifa Chouchène. newarab.com In Khalifa Chouchène (Chouchane), a radio host on Diwan FM, addressed the state of opposition in his “Here Tunisia” program…

newarab (2024-03-31). Eight killed in car bomb attack at north Syria market. newarab.com A bomb exploded in a shopping area in a northern Syrian city held by At least “eight people were killed and 23 others wounded” when “a car bomb exploded in the middle of a popular market” in The Britain-based Observatory, which has a network of sour…

newarab (2024-03-31). Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Mansour knighted by UK PM Sunak. newarab.com An

newarab (2024-03-31). 9,000 patients ‘need emergency evacuation’ from Gaza: WHO. newarab.com “With only 10 hospitals minimally functional across the whole of #Gaza, thousands of patients continue to be deprived of health care,” Before the war,…

newarab (2024-03-31). IMF confirms increasing Egypt’s bailout loan to $8 billion. newarab.com The executive board of the International Monetary Fund confirmed a deal with In a statement late on Friday, the board said its decision would enable Egypt to immediately receive about $820 million as part of the deal which w…

newarab (2024-03-31). Pro-Palestine protesters heckle Obama at Biden fundraiser. newarab.com

newarab (2024-03-31). Istanbul top prize as Turkey votes in local polls. newarab.com Turks were voting on Sunday in municipal elections, with all eyes on Istanbul, the national “jewel” that But there appeared no excess of enthusiasm at polling stations, AFP correspondents reported, to a backdrop of “Everyone is worried about the day to day,” said Guler Kaya, admitting she had had to stop…

newarab (2024-03-31). Saudi court imprisons 12 football fans over ‘Shia chant’. newarab.com A Saudi authorities should immediately quash the verdict, which was based solely on the peaceful expression of exuberant football fans, the US-based rights watchdog said in its statement, highlighting that…

newarab (2024-03-31). US announces new visa restrictions on Syria regime officials. newarab.com The United States introduced new State Department Spokesman Matt…

newarab (2024-03-31). Gaza reporter @BayanPalestine alive after safety concerns. newarab.com Abusultan, based in

newarab (2024-03-31). Egypt’s population growth continues slowing to 1.4 percent. newarab.com

newarab (2024-03-31). Iranian TV journalist stabbed in London in stable condition. newarab.com A UK-based journalist for Pouria Zeraati, a presenter for Persian-language outlet “He’s doing very well actually. He’s in the hospital recovering from the atta…

newarab (2024-03-31). Palestinian-led campaign calls for rebuilding the PLO. newarab.com Prominent Palestinians across the world are calling for the The statement, issued on Wednesday by the “Palestinian Popular Campaign”, was signed by Palestinian activists, academics, ex-prisoners, intellectuals, unionis…

Larry Johnson (2024-03-31). Are Ukraine and NATO Waiting in Vain for a Russian Offensive? sonar21.com Remember last year in the lead up to the much awaited Ukrainian counter offensive that the Ukrainians and many of its Western supporters could not stop talking about it? I commented at the time that this was damned stupid to pretend to be Babe Ruth and indicate where you were going to hit the ball. (I’m posting the video of this Babe Ruth moment for foreign readers who are unfamiliar with this piece of baseball history): | The Ukrainians and their Western sponsors were confidently “calling their shot.” No General with half a brain will tell their adversary where he is going to attack. Which means, I supp…

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