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Iraq protest tents set ablaze after cleric withdraws support

Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr dismantle their tents in preparation for withdrawing from the anti-government protests in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Iraq’s anti-government protests were dealt a blow after a powerful Shiite cleric withdrew his support from the movement, leading security forces to set ... Read More »

'This is huge': Locust swarms destroy crops in East Africa

Farmers try to chase away swarms of desert locusts from a tree on their land by shaking branches, banging sticks together, and shouting, in Katitika village, Kitui county, Kenya Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Desert locusts have swarmed into Kenya by the hundreds of millions from Somalia and Ethiopia, countries that ... Read More »

Earthquake in Eastern Turkey Kills at Least 21 People

(Bloomberg) — A magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Turkey’s eastern Elazig province late Friday killed at least 21 people and injured hundreds. About 30 people remain under the rubble of collapsed buildings, the NTV news channel said on Saturday. Four buildings were wrecked in the Elazig city center, the Disaster and ... Read More »

How Demographics Could Spark Change in Iran

For years, Iran’s ruling ayatollahs have grappled with a profoundly vexing problem: how best to maintain the loyalty of the country’s growing (and increasingly unruly) population. The question isn’t strictly a political one. It is also made significantly more complicated by the age of the Islamic Republic’s population, which cuts ... Read More »

Death toll stands at 22 in Turkish earthquake; 1,000 hurt

Rescue workers carry a wounded person after they rescued him from the debris of a collapsed building following a strong earthquake in Elazig in the eastern Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The earthquake rocked eastern Turkey on Friday, causing some buildings to collapse and killing scores of people, Turkish officials ... Read More »

'Give America a fair trial': key takeaways from Democrats' final arguments

<figcaption class="C($c-fuji-grey-h) Fz(13px) Py(5px) Lh(1.5)" title="Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA” data-reactid=”11″> Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA More The fourth full day of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the US Senate has concluded. Here are five key takeaways: The prosecution rests… for now Democrats completed the presentation of the case against Trump on Friday evening, ... Read More »

Ukraine's Zelensky weathers crises from Trump to downed jet

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a political novice, has so far avoided any major gaffes in his first nine months in office, analysts say (AFP Photo/Handout) More Kiev (AFP) – In his first nine months as Ukrainian president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has found himself at the centre of major international ... Read More »

Pompeo loses his temper with journalist over Ukraine questions

“Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked following an interview with NPR, according to journalist Mary Louise Kelly (AFP Photo/Ezequiel BECERRA) More Washington (AFP) – Shouts, glares and unprintable words: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lost his temper at a journalist after ... Read More »

A Holocaust Survivor Warns Against the Rise in Anti-Semitism in Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp, and the ending of the Holocaust and World War II. In 2005, the United Nations (UN) designated January 27 ... Read More »

Winning worker hearts and minds is key to companies achieving their green goals

<figcaption class="C($c-fuji-grey-h) Fz(13px) Py(5px) Lh(1.5)" title="Every employee needs to embrace a company’s sustainability mission if it hopes to succeed. pcruciatti/” data-reactid=”17″> Every employee needs to embrace a company’s sustainability mission if it hopes to succeed. pcruciatti/ More A lot of companies say they care about the environment and commit to ... Read More »