20 women raped by Cameroonian soldiers, including four with disabilities, still await justice one year after

Human Rights Watch said on Friday that at least 20 women who were raped by Cameroonian soldiers on March 1, including four with disabilities, are still awaiting justice a year after.The rights group said the attack, in which the soldiers also arrested 35 men and killed one,...

Biden administration outraged over human rights ‘atrocities’ in Tigray’s region in Ethiopia, including ‘sexual assaults’

The Biden administration is "gravely concerned" by reported "atrocities" and the overall "deteriorating situation" in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken said in a statement on Saturday."The President applauded Kenya’s leadership in the Horn of Africa and commitment to counterterrorism, economic growth, addressing...

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The Biden administration said on Sunday it was 'alarmed by violence against peaceful protestors' in Myanmar where the military suspended democracy recently."The United States is alarmed by the Burmese security forces’ violence against peaceful protestors," President Biden's National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in a statement. "The killings today represent an escalation of the ongoing crackdown on pro-democracy protestors since the February 1 coup. I offer my heartfelt condolences to the families of...

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Biden administration outraged over human rights ‘atrocities’ in Tigray’s region in Ethiopia, including ‘sexual assaults’

The Biden administration is "gravely concerned" by reported "atrocities" and the overall "deteriorating situation" in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken said in a statement on Saturday."The President applauded Kenya’s leadership in the Horn of Africa and commitment to counterterrorism, economic growth, addressing...

President Ramaphosa: What I’m doing to contain COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa one year after first case was detected

President Cyril Ramaphosa has written South Africans to explain what his administration has done to contain the deadly coronavirus, a year after the first case was identified in the country.More than one-and-a-half million people in South Africa have been infected and nearly 50,000 people have been reported to have died from the disease."In the 10 days since we launched our coronavirus vaccination program, more...

Biden welcomes Johnson & Johnson vaccine to defeat COVID-19: This is exciting news for all Americans

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. late on Saturday welcomed the announcement that the coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson had been approved for emergency use."This is exciting news for all Americans, and an encouraging development in our efforts to bring an end to the crisis," said the democratic president who vowed to defeat the deadly virus and then move to...

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in U.S.

The United States Food and Drug Administration on Saturday granted emergency use authorization to the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson.It is the third vaccine to be approved in the U.S. and the only one that requires only one-shot. The vaccines developed by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNtech, which were approved last December, require two shots weeks apart.The approval comes only a day after...

The House of Representatives passed Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Here is everything it includes

The United States House of Representatives early on Saturday voted to approve President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.The bill, which will now go to the Senate, was passed along almost entirely partisan lines. It was opposed by all Republicans and supported by all Democrats, except two moderate ones.Amongst its most notable benefits, the bill includes $1,400 stimulus checks for Americans who...

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“This election was rigged” and “Supreme Court didn’t have the guts to do anything about it”, Trump pushes election fraud lies to supporters in first post-presidency speech. Calls foreigners rapists, murderers, criminals and gang members

Former President Donald J. Trump brutally attacked his successor President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in a speech he delivered to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, describing his actions as "foolish" and claiming he's had the "most disastrous" first month of his presidency. He also used the podium to push his own election fraud lies, claiming he won an election he lost by more...

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Accountability for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken

In October 2018, the world was horrified by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a lawful permanent resident of the United States, in the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.  Individuals should be able to exercise their human rights and fundamental freedoms without fear of government retribution, retaliation, punishment, or harm.  Jamal Khashoggi paid with his life to express his beliefs.  President Biden said in a statement released last October on the...

Biden calls on Senate to pass his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday called on the United States Senate to pass his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, just hours after the House of Representatives approved the bill.Speaking from the Roosevelt Room at the White House, the Democratic president said the...

U.S. House of Representatives votes 219-212 to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan

The United States House of Representatives on Saturday morning voted 219-212 to pass President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. The bill contains $1400 direct checks to the American people.The relief bill, to crush the coronavirus, provide help to the American...

Amnesty International concludes Eritrean troops massacred hundreds of civilians in Axum, Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray state systematically killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in the northern city of Axum on November 28-29, 2020, opening fire in the streets and conducting house-to-house raids in a massacre that may amount to a crime against humanity, Amnesty...

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20 women raped by Cameroonian soldiers, including four with disabilities, still await justice one year after

Human Rights Watch said on Friday that at least 20 women who were raped by Cameroonian soldiers on March 1, including four with disabilities, are still awaiting justice a year after.The rights...

Biden administration outraged over human rights ‘atrocities’ in Tigray’s region in Ethiopia, including ‘sexual assaults’

The Biden administration is "gravely concerned" by reported "atrocities" and the overall "deteriorating situation" in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken said in a statement on Saturday."The President applauded Kenya’s leadership in the Horn of Africa and commitment to counterterrorism, economic growth, addressing...

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Biden administration alarmed by violence against peaceful protestors in Myanmar

The Biden administration said on Sunday it was 'alarmed by violence against peaceful protestors' in Myanmar where the military suspended democracy recently."The United States is alarmed by the Burmese security forces’ violence against peaceful protestors," President Biden's National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in a statement....

“This election was rigged” and “Supreme Court didn’t have the guts to do anything about it”, Trump pushes election fraud lies to supporters in first post-presidency speech. Calls foreigners rapists, murderers, criminals and gang members

Former President Donald J. Trump brutally attacked his successor President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in a speech he delivered to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, describing his actions as "foolish" and claiming he's had the "most disastrous" first...

President Ramaphosa: What I’m doing to contain COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa one year after first case was detected

President Cyril Ramaphosa has written South Africans to explain what his administration has done to contain the deadly coronavirus, a year after the first case was identified in the country.More than one-and-a-half million people in South Africa have been infected and nearly 50,000 people...

Biden welcomes Johnson & Johnson vaccine to defeat COVID-19: This is exciting news for all Americans

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. late on Saturday welcomed the announcement that the coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson had been approved for emergency use."This is exciting news for all Americans, and an encouraging development in our efforts to bring...

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in U.S.

The United States Food and Drug Administration on Saturday granted emergency use authorization to the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson.It is the third vaccine to be approved in the U.S. and the only one that requires only one-shot. The vaccines developed...

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Biden administration outraged over human rights ‘atrocities’ in Tigray’s region in Ethiopia, including ‘sexual assaults’

The Biden administration is "gravely concerned" by reported "atrocities" and the overall "deteriorating situation" in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken said in a statement on Saturday."The President applauded Kenya’s leadership in the Horn of Africa and commitment to counterterrorism, economic growth, addressing climate change, and sustainable development. "Presidents Biden and Kenyatta discussed the deteriorating humanitarian and human rights crises in Ethiopia’s Tigray region...

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Accountability for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken

In October 2018, the world was horrified by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a lawful permanent resident of the United States, in the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.  Individuals should...

President Biden writes House Speaker, Senate President, explains Syria airstrike

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday sent a letter to House of Representatives Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, and President pro tempore of the Senate, Patrick Leahy, explaining why he authorized targeted military strike against infrastructure in eastern Syria believed to be used by...

Biden calls on Senate to pass his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday called on the United States Senate to pass his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, just hours after the House of Representatives approved the bill.Speaking from the Roosevelt Room at the White House, the Democratic president said the...

U.S. House of Representatives votes 219-212 to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan

The United States House of Representatives on Saturday morning voted 219-212 to pass President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. The bill contains $1400 direct checks to the American people.The relief bill, to crush the coronavirus, provide help to the American...

Amnesty International concludes Eritrean troops massacred hundreds of civilians in Axum, Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray state systematically killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in the northern city of Axum on November 28-29, 2020, opening fire in the streets and conducting house-to-house raids in a massacre that may amount to a crime against humanity, Amnesty...

Confidential U.S. government report concludes Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed leading ethnic cleansing in Tigray region

A confidential U.S. government report has concluded that the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Ethiopia along with allied militia fighters are leading a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing in Tigray."Whole villages were severely damaged or completely erased," the report, first obtained...

U.S. FDA panel of advisers votes 22-0 to recommend one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted 22-0 to recommend an emergency use authorization of the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson vaccine.The question the advisers were answering was: Do the benefits of the...

Kamala Harris talks business, Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis, Ebola, COVID-19 with African Union Chair and DRC President Felix Tshisekedi

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday spoke with the chairperson of the African Union and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Felix Tshisekedi.They discussed several issues, including business opportunities, the Ebola outbreak in the country, COVID-19, and the ravaging humanitarian crisis...

The House of Representatives passed Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Here is everything it includes

The United States House of Representatives early on Saturday voted to approve President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.The bill, which will now go to the Senate, was passed along almost entirely partisan lines. It was opposed by all Republicans and supported by...

President Biden writes House Speaker, Senate President, explains Syria airstrike

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday sent a letter to House of Representatives Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, and President pro tempore of the Senate, Patrick Leahy, explaining why he authorized targeted military strike against infrastructure in eastern Syria believed to be used by...

Biden calls on Senate to pass his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday called on the United States Senate to pass his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, just hours after the House of Representatives approved the bill.Speaking from the Roosevelt Room at the White House, the Democratic president said the...

U.S. House of Representatives votes 219-212 to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan

The United States House of Representatives on Saturday morning voted 219-212 to pass President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. The bill contains $1400 direct checks to the American people.The relief bill, to crush the coronavirus, provide help to the American...

Amnesty International concludes Eritrean troops massacred hundreds of civilians in Axum, Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray state systematically killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in the northern city of Axum on November 28-29, 2020, opening fire in the streets and conducting house-to-house raids in a massacre that may amount to a crime against humanity, Amnesty...

Confidential U.S. government report concludes Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed leading ethnic cleansing in Tigray region

A confidential U.S. government report has concluded that the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Ethiopia along with allied militia fighters are leading a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing in Tigray."Whole villages were severely damaged or completely erased," the report, first obtained...

U.S. FDA panel of advisers votes 22-0 to recommend one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted 22-0 to recommend an emergency use authorization of the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson vaccine.The question the advisers were answering was: Do the benefits of the...
U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday sent a letter to House of Representatives Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, and President pro tempore of the Senate, Patrick Leahy, explaining why he authorized targeted military strike against infrastructure in eastern Syria believed to be used by Iran-supported non-state militia groups. The president said his letter was "consistent with the War Powers Resolution."President Biden wrote: "Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)"At my direction,...

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