Bangladesh army enforces curfew as student-led protests spiral : Bangladesh soldiers patrolled Dhaka’s deserted streets on Saturday amid a curfew to quell deadly ...
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Bangladesh army enforces curfew as student-led protests spiral
Quick Glance: Escalation of violence in Bangladesh student protests despite curfew
  • Police imposed a strict curfew across Bangladesh and military forces patrolled parts of the capital Saturday to quell further violence after days of clashes over the allocation of government jobs left several people dead and hundreds injured. The curfew follows what was likely the deadliest day yet in the weeks of protests. There were varying reports on the number of casualties on Friday.

  • The students, protesting for weeks, intensified their actions as violence erupted Tuesday, posing the biggest challenge to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina since her fourth consecutive term win in January. The situation was described as 'extremely volatile,' with hundreds to possibly thousands injured across the country.

  • The protests are backed by the main opposition party of Bangladesh, promising to organize their own demonstrations. The government had previously suspended job quotas, but in June, the Supreme Court reinstated them, leading to further tensions. Hasina has called for...

  • The chaos in Bangladesh's governance and economy, along with the frustration of youths struggling to find good jobs after graduation, are highlighted by the current events. The protesters demand an end to a quota system for government jobs in favor of veterans from the 1971 independence war, advocating for a merit-based selection process.
Members of a previously uncontacted tribe make contact with a team of researchers near the Envira river
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Student Protests in Bangladesh Turn Deadly: What to Know: Seventeen people have been killed in violent clashes between the police and students protesting a quota ...
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Student Protests in Bangladesh Turn Deadly: What to Know
Quick Glance: Bangladesh army intervenes as police fire on demonstrators
  • Soldiers were patrolling Bangladeshi cities to quell civil unrest, with police firing on protesters during a government curfew.

  • The violence this week has killed at least 115 people, posing a challenge to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government.

  • The army has been deployed nationwide, and a curfew will remain in effect until at least Sunday morning.

  • Authorities imposed a nationwide internet shutdown, severely affecting communication, with major newspapers and state broadcaster offline.
Israel should evacuate settlements, pay reparations, ICJ says : Israel described the request for the court to weigh in as biased and an “abuse of international ...
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Israel should evacuate settlements, pay reparations, ICJ says
Quick Glance: Top U.N. Court Rules Israel's Occupation of West Bank, East Jerusalem Unlawful
  • The top United Nations court in the Hague declared Israel's 57-year occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem 'unlawful' and called on Israel to cease its presence in the occupied territories, including dismantling Israel settlements there and paying reparations.

  • The advisory decision by the International Court of Justice, although not legally binding, is expected to have limited practical implications in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, home to an estimated 700,000 Israelis.

  • This landmark decision by the ICJ marks a significant blow to Israel's international standing, as it was the first time the court had expressed an opinion on the legality of Israel's occupation.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the ruling, denouncing its rationale as 'lies.' Netanyahu emphasized that 'the Jewish people are not conquerors in their own land.'
Tebogo Sets New National Record with 9.88 Seconds at London Diamond League MeetBotswana’s 100m athlete Letsile Tebogo has just finished third with a time of ... Show more
Israel strikes Houthi targets in Yemen a day after drone attack on Tel Aviv: Israel said its fighter jets struck targets at a port in Yemen in response to ...
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Quick Glance: Israel Targets Houthi Sites in Yemen After Tel Aviv Attack
  • In response to a deadly drone attack in Tel Aviv, Israel targeted sites in Yemen linked to the Iran-backed Houthi militia on Saturday.

  • Focused on gas, oil, and electricity facilities described as military by Israel, the airstrikes occurred in the area of the Red Sea port of Hodeidah.

  • The Houthi militia has launched over 200 missiles and drones at Israel in recent months, leading to an escalation.

  • To counter the attacks on Red Sea shipping, the United States and Britain have engaged in strikes on hundreds of Houthi targets in Yemen and shared intelligence with Israel for months.
Jay Slater's family face 'hardest journey' as they fly back with body in 48hrs: Jay Slater's GoFundMe page hit the £70,000 mark today and now the last ...
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Jay Slater's family face 'hardest journey' as they fly back with body in ...
Soldiers patrolled the deserted streets of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, setting up roadblocks during a curfew imposed in response to student-led protests ... Show more

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Quick Glance: Trump and Vance speak in Michigan after assassination attempt
  • Donald Trump is holding his first campaign rally since surviving an assassination attempt, returning to the battleground state of Michigan with his new running mate.

  • A week after the shooting incident that injured Trump, he thanked Americans for their support and was joined by Sen. JD Vance for their first joint event.

  • Trump's supporters filled the arena in Grand Rapids in anticipation of his speech, displaying their solidarity with the former president after the attempted assassination.

  • With increased security measures in place, the rally in Michigan highlighted Trump's efforts to regain support in crucial swing states ahead of the upcoming presidential election.
Bangladeshi military enforces ‘unprecedented’ curfew as protest deaths mount: DHAKA: The Bangladeshi military was deployed to the streets to impose a nationwide ...
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Bangladeshi military enforces ‘unprecedented’ curfew as protest deaths ...
Bangladesh imposes shutdown as death toll from student protests mounts: Communications blackout persists as deadly crackdown on demonstrators continues in the ...
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Bangladesh imposes shutdown as death toll from student protests mounts
Quick Glance: Bangladesh enforces curfew amid rising death toll from student protests
  • Bangladesh enforced a nationwide curfew to suppress student-led demonstrations against government job quotas, with military personnel and police patrolling the largely deserted streets of the capital, Dhaka.

  • Authorities reported dozens killed and several thousand injured this week, with the Dhaka Medical College Hospital confirming 27 bodies received on Friday, bringing the death toll to 110 people.

  • Soldiers set up checkpoints following the government's curfew order to quell the protests fueled by economic insecurity, while a near total internet blackout remains in place as part of the crackdown on student protesters.

  • The ongoing protests, sparked by a court order to reinstate a job quota, have escalated into violence amid economic struggles, with many citizens expressing frustration and opposition to the government.
Brittney Griner announces birth of first child: 'He is amazing': Brittney Griner and wife Cherelle Griner welcomed their son on July 8, the Phoenix Mercury star ...
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Brittney Griner announces birth of first child: 'He is amazing'
Quick Glance: Joyful Arrival: Brittney Griner and Wife Cherelle Become Parents
  • In an interview with CBS Sports on July 19, the 33-year-old basketball player revealed that she and her wife Cherelle welcomed a baby boy on July 8.

  • Griner mentioned that she lovingly refers to their son as 'Pops,' weighing 7 pounds and 8 ounces.

  • Despite mixed emotions about leaving her newborn during important competitions, Griner will represent Team USA.

  • The couple met during their time at Baylor University and have overcome challenging times together.
Heat in southern Europe: 40 degrees in Spain and Italy: In the middle of the high season, a heat wave has hit southern Europe. 40 degrees and more are not ...
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Heat in southern Europe: 40 degrees in Spain and Italy
Quick Glance: Tourism Industry in Southern Europe Battles Heatwave
  • Southern Europe is experiencing a heatwave causing discomfort for guests and locals, while the tourism industry is witnessing record numbers of visitors.

  • The increasing heatwaves may deter holidaymakers in the long run, leading to a potential decline in tourism.

  • Demonstrations against mass tourism in Spain reflect growing discontent over negative impacts such as rising costs and environmental issues.

  • Despite the heat, tourist numbers in Italy and Greece are stable, with a visitor record expected in Greece and the Greek tourism industry advocating for an extension of the season.
Bangladesh quota protests: Internet and mobile services cut off: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government has announced a nationwide curfew across Bangladesh ...
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Bangladesh quota protests: Internet and mobile services cut off
Quick Glance: Protesters Storm Prison in Bangladesh, Death Toll Surpasses 100 from Anti-Quota Clashes
  • Student protesters in Bangladesh stormed a prison, freeing possibly hundreds of inmates and held rallies in Dhaka despite police bans and an internet shutdown. The death toll from unrest this week exceeded 100 as protests against a quota system for state jobs continued.

  • This week's clashes claimed at least 105 lives, posing a significant challenge to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's autocratic government after her 15-year tenure.

  • Student protesters raided a jail in Narsingdi, freed inmates, and set the facility ablaze. Police prohibited public gatherings in Dhaka to prevent further violence.

  • In defiance of an internet blackout and bans on gatherings, protests against the quota system persisted, demanding Sheikh Hasina's immediate resignation and blaming the government for the killings.
Meghan Markle's travel claim plunged into doubt after passport revelation: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sat down for their explosive interview with Oprah in ...
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Meghan Markle's travel claim plunged into doubt after passport revelation
ACDP warns Ramaphosa of ‘God’s punishment’ as ICJ says Israel must ‘end occupation’ of Palestinian territories
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ACDP warns Ramaphosa of ‘God’s punishment’ as ICJ says Israel must ‘end ...
Quick Glance: ACDP Warns Ramaphosa of 'God's Punishment' as ICJ Orders Israel to End Occupation of Palestinian Territories
  • ACDP warns President Cyril Ramaphosa of 'God's punishment' as ICJ finds Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories illegal.

  • Eight months after South Africa started its legal battle against Israel, wanting the Jewish state to be charged with genocide for the deaths of thousands of Palestinians, the ACDP has repeated its warning to President Cyril Ramaphosa that he could suffer from 'God's punishment' for the decision.

  • Speaking during the opening of parliament debate, ACDP deputy president Wayne Thring, citing crime statistics, warned Ramaphosa and the ANC of 'God's punishment' for taking Israel to court.

  • The ICJ found Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories to be illegal and mandated the international community to take action to end the occupation and the gross violations of international humanitarian and human rights law perpetrated by Israel against the Palestinian people.
"Day of the Apron" in Neumünster: AfD holds meeting with right-wing extremist groups
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Bangladesh Orders Curfew to Quell Deadly Protests: For weeks, university students have been protesting a quota system for government jobs ...
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Bangladesh Orders Curfew to Quell Deadly Protests
Adidas pulls ad with Bella Hadid after Israel called her antisemitic: Israel has criticized an Adidas campaign with Bella Hadid inspired by the 1972 Olympics ...
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Adidas pulls ad with Bella Hadid after Israel called her antisemitic
Quick Glance: Adidas Removes Bella Hadid from Campaign Referencing 1972 Munich Olympics
  • Adidas has dropped model Bella Hadid from an advertising campaign that drew criticism from Israel over its reference to the 1972 Munich Olympics.

  • The campaign was for the retro SL72 shoe, inspired by a design from 1972 event where the Palestinian Black September group took Israeli athletes hostage.

  • The German sports brand announced that it would be revising the remainder of the campaign with immediate effect.

  • Hadid, whose father is Palestinian, has repeatedly publicly criticized the Israeli government and supported Palestinians over the years.
Jan. 6 rioter accused of giving Nazi salute sentenced to almost 5 years: Tyler Bradley Dykes, a former Marine who was previously convicted over a 2017 Unite the ...
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Jan. 6 rioter accused of giving Nazi salute sentenced to almost 5 years
Quick Glance: Marine sentenced for Nazi salute at Capitol riot
  • Tyler Bradley Dykes, a Marine involved in storming the Capitol and apparently flashing a Nazi salute in front of the building, was sentenced to nearly five years in prison.

  • Dykes, 26, was sentenced to four years and nine months after pleading guilty in April.

  • Dykes traveled with friends to Trump's 'Stop the Steal' rally, contributing to the violent entry into the Capitol by assaulting officers and using a police shield.

  • Over 1,400 individuals have been charged with federal crimes related to the Capitol riot, with over 900 of them being sentenced to terms of imprisonment.
Trump and Zelensky speak as election hangs over U.S. aid to Ukraine: A Trump victory could herald an abrupt shift in U.S. foreign policy in the region.
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Trump and Zelensky speak as election hangs over U.S. aid to Ukraine
Quick Glance: Trump and Zelensky discuss Future of Ukraine
  • Former President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the future of the war in Ukraine with the U.S. presidential race looming.

  • Highlighting the contrasting positions of Trump and Biden on the war in Ukraine, and the election's significance for U.S. policy towards Ukraine and Russia.

  • Zelensky and Trump emphasized the importance of support for Ukraine in their statements following the conversation, discussing steps towards achieving lasting peace.

  • Zelensky pushed for continued support from allies globally and stressed the foreign policy stakes of the U.S. election, while Putin set conditions for ending the war in Ukraine that were rejected by Zelensky.
US urges people to reconsider travel to Bangladesh amid 'civil unrest' - News | Khaleej Times
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US urges people to reconsider travel to Bangladesh amid 'civil unrest' - ...
Ndori Finishes Seventh at London Diamond League MeetBotswana’s fastest 400m runner this year, Bayapo Ndori, clocked 45 ... Show more
Israel's settlement policy is illegal according to the International Court of Justice
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Israel's settlement policy is illegal according to the International Court ...
UAE-Bangladesh flights: Airline revises timings as unrest continues - News | Khaleej Times
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UAE-Bangladesh flights: Airline revises timings as unrest continues - ...
Donald Trump “blamed the shooting on himself,” says author T. C. Boyle in an interview with taz. T. C. Boyle on Trump: “He blamed himself for the shooting” - taz.de
Bangladesh issues high security alert as deadly protests escalate: A High Security Alert has been issued for the whole of Bangladesh, as violent clashes between ...
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Bangladesh issues high security alert as deadly protests escalate
Sweltering heat in Germany: weather service warns of extreme temperatures: It's going to be hot in Baden-Württemberg: According to the German Weather Service ...
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Sweltering heat in Germany: weather service warns of extreme temperatures
Quick Glance: Heat Warning in Baden-Württemberg: Extreme Temperatures Expected
  • On Saturday, the 35-degree mark could be reached between Karlsruhe and Mannheim.

  • Six districts in the southwest are at the highest heat warning level.

  • Over 80% of Germany is marked with a high warning level.

  • A cold front is expected on Sunday, bringing showers and thunderstorms.
Bangladesh in communications blackout as job quota protests turn deadly: DHAKA: Bangladesh went into a nationwide communications blackout on Friday following ...
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Bangladesh in communications blackout as job quota protests turn deadly
Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu: from potential leaders to exposed crooks, South Africa reacts.
Trump speaks to Zelensky, pledges to 'end the war' with Russia
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Trump speaks to Zelensky, pledges to 'end the war' with Russia
Japanese Gymnast Sent Home From Olympics For Violating Team Smoking Ban: Nineteen-year-old Shoko Miyata, who serves as captain of the women's artistic gymnastics ...
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Japanese Gymnast Sent Home From Olympics For Violating Team Smoking Ban
Quick Glance: Gymnastics: Japan women's captain Shoko Miyata to depart France over smoking issue
  • Shoko Miyata, the captain of Japan's women's artistic gymnastics team for the Paris Olympics, is reportedly set to leave the team due to allegations of smoking.

  • The Japan Gymnastics Association is investigating the situation and is expected to send Miyata back from their training camp in Monaco, casting uncertainty on her Summer Games participation.

  • Miyata was absent from a media-opened training session on Wednesday, with JGA's development head stating that her absence was due to 'certain reasons'.

  • Her potential absence would be a significant setback for the team aiming to achieve an Olympic team medal for the first time since the 1964 Tokyo Games.
Bagley Cartoon: Angels in America: Check out Pat Bagley's latest cartoon: Angels in America
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Bagley Cartoon: Angels in America
Student-led protests over a job quota system in Bangladesh are met with police violence and a communications shut-down.
‘It’s war now’: As Bangladesh quota protests escalate, what’s next?: The websites for PM Hasina’s office, Bangladesh’s central bank have been hacked amid a ...
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‘It’s war now’: As Bangladesh quota protests escalate, what’s next?
Quick Glance: Bangladesh Quota Protests Escalate: Looking Ahead
  • A telecommunications blackout cut off Bangladesh from the world on Friday, as the country of 170 million people faced mounting violence following days of intense protests and clashes between students and security forces.

  • To quell the unrest, authorities on Thursday cut off mobile and internet services. According to the monitoring group NetBlocks, the South Asian country has experienced a complete nationwide internet blackout for more than 16 hours.

  • Authorities released a statement accusing protesters of setting fire to and vandalizing buildings, including police and government offices. This also involved the Dhaka headquarters of state broadcaster Bangladesh Television (BTW), which has been offline since.

  • After the government's appeal, the country's Supreme Court suspended the High Court's reintroduction of quotas. August 7 has been set as the date for the court to hear the government's challenge against the High Court decision.
Bangladesh student protests: Fresh violence erupts; govt websites hacked - News | Khaleej Times
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Bangladesh student protests: Fresh violence erupts; govt websites hacked ...
Olympic Surfing: A visual guide for the 2024 Paris (Tahiti) venue: Here's all you need to know about the surfing competition in the 2024 Summer Olympics in ...
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Olympic Surfing: A visual guide for the 2024 Paris (Tahiti) venue
Quick Glance: Paris' Rich Olympic History Unveiled
  • Paris hosted the Summer Olympics in 1900 and 1924.

  • The 1900 Games were peculiar and barely accepted as part of the Olympic canon.

  • The 1924 Games introduced the Olympic motto and a 50-meter swimming pool with painted lanes on the bottom.

  • Colombes stadium, built on a former horse-racing track, had a famed life and is still used for Olympic field hockey events today.
When migrants enter the country to visit family - and then apply for asylum: Many Syrians, Turks and Afghans initially enter the country with visas that allow ...
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When migrants enter the country to visit family - and then apply for ...
Bangladesh Protests LIVE Updates: 105 Killed, Jail Set on Fire, Curfew Imposed as Violence Escalates
The UN’s highest court says Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and settlements are illegal emphasizing on Israel's obligations including paying ... Show more

Top UN court says Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories is illegal | Reuters
Why are Bangladeshi students protesting?: Ruling party supporters, police, and students frustrated over "unfair" quotas for government jobs are ...
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Why are Bangladeshi students protesting?
Violence erupts in London linked to Bangladesh protests: Violence between groups of men broke out in east London on Thursday night and police said the unrest was ...
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Violence erupts in London linked to Bangladesh protests
A global tech outage brought many computer systems and businesses to a screeching halt. Here’s what happened
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A global tech outage brought many computer systems and businesses to a ...
Chaos as airlines around the world hit by IT outage: Aviation sector is hit particularly hard due to its sensitivity to timings and a few minutes can throw off ...
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Chaos as airlines around the world hit by IT outage
Quick Glance: Spirit Airlines Gate Agent Meltdown: 'Everyone's gonna shut up!'
  • An irate Spirit Airlines gate agent was captured on video shouting at disgruntled passengers to 'quiet down' after they had been waiting for hours to board their delayed flight.

  • The intense incident unfolded at Hollywood Burbank Airport in California as passengers, anticipating a morning flight delayed for more than eight hours, started questioning the reason for the delay.

  • The Spirit staff found themselves in a tough spot when a separate group of passengers arrived at the gate for their flight and got involved in the commotion.

  • Spirit Airlines disclosed that the two agents featured in the footage have been suspended following the incident.
Bangladesh anti-quota protests: 50 dead, nationwide Bandh & internet shutdown : News channels in Bangladesh were off the air and telecommunications were widely ...
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Bangladesh anti-quota protests: 50 dead, nationwide Bandh & internet ...
Several government buildings and dozens of vehicles set on fire in Bangladesh on Thursday as student protests turn violent, say police https://arab.news/5cmn4
Protesters storm Bangladesh jail, free ‘hundreds’: Police officer : Student protesters in the central Bangladeshi district of Narsingdi stormed a jail Friday and ...
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Protesters storm Bangladesh jail, free ‘hundreds’: Police officer
Bangladesh wakes to torched government buildings, internet blackout. This week's unrest has killed at least 39 people including 32 on Thursday ... Show more

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Global IT outages hit airlines and businesses worldwide: Global IT outages have hit airlines and businesses, which are scrambling to respond.
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Global IT outages hit airlines and businesses worldwide
The Windows error resulting in a computer bluescreen became a hot topic on Chinese social media platforms. (Link in comments)#china #outage #microsoft #scmpnews #scmp
Bangladesh student protests over jobs escalate, telecoms disrupted: Death toll expected to rise amid violence that has seen government buildings torched and ...
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Bangladesh student protests over jobs escalate, telecoms disrupted
Greek Singer Cancels Concert in Turkey, Sparking Controversy - GreekReporter.com: Famous Greek singer Despina Vandi cancels her performance in Turkey as a guest ...
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Greek Singer Cancels Concert in Turkey, Sparking Controversy - ...
Quick Glance: Despina Vandi Boycotts Concert in Turkey Over Flag Dispute
  • Greek pop star Despina Vandi declined to take the stage at a Turkish venue featuring the country's flag and the image of its founding father, leading the local mayor to request her departure, as per Turkish media accounts.

  • Initially scheduled to perform at a charitable event in Cesme, a Turkish coastal town situated to the west of Izmir, the 54-year-old singer chose not to perform after her appeal to have the flag and portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk removed was denied, reports from the state-run Anadolu Agency revealed.

  • Upon the announcement of her decision not to perform, the audience at Cesme's outdoor amphitheater expressed their disappointment with booing. Cesme's mayor urged her to leave the town immediately, emphasizing that she should not be subjected to jeers.

  • Turkey and Greece have experienced strained relations for decades, but efforts by the political leaders of both nations to normalize ties have resulted in multiple meetings over the past years to enhance dialogue.
Yorkshire Water bosses get hefty bonuses after company failed customers: CEO and CFO given total of £616,000 for a year in which some residents struggled to go ...
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Yorkshire Water bosses get hefty bonuses after company failed customers
Mega IT glitch paralyzes air traffic and banks worldwide: A global disruption in IT systems causes flight failures and train traffic as well as for breakdowns ...
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Mega IT glitch paralyzes air traffic and banks worldwide
Ralf Schumacher's coming out: “Can the topic be shelved?”: After the coming out of the former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher, there are a lot of hateful ...
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Ralf Schumacher's coming out: “Can the topic be shelved?”
A global IT outage on Friday (Jul 19) has caused some passengers at Changi Airport to miss their flights. The outage, linked to Microsoft’s Windows ... Show more
CrowdStrike update that caused global outage likely skipped checks, experts say : Security experts said CrowdStrike’s routine update of its widely used ...
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CrowdStrike update that caused global outage likely skipped checks ...
FACT CHECK: During his speech at the final night of the RNC, former Pres. Trump said he would end the immigration crisis "by closing our border and ... Show more

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Congratulations! Said Khatib, AFP's photojournalist in Gaza, has been awarded Spain's prestigious Mingote Prize for his photo of children looking through the ... Show more

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At least 104 police officers and 30 journalists were injured in Bangladesh during a day of violent clashes around the country ... Show more
Electromobility: Creditreform advises against doing business with Tesla: Tesla Germany GmbH has not submitted a required statement of assets ...
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Electromobility: Creditreform advises against doing business with Tesla
“The truth is that Trump’s record as president was the same as his record as a businessman: rich until the inheritance ran out,” David Frum writes ... Show more

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Tucker Carlson said Donald Trump "is different" after assassination attempt in Pennsylvania. "He was no longer just a political party's nominee ... Show more

RNC 2024 Day 4 updates: Trump to bring killed firefighter's gear with him on stage - ABC News
Quick Glance: Trump Survives Assassination Attempt - Convention Speech
  • Donald Trump recounts assassination attempt at Milwaukee convention since Saturday incident

  • He describes narrow escape, credits God, with wife Melania present

  • Critique of Biden and Trump's political agenda discussed

  • Trump emphasizes unity, accepts nomination, calls for healing society
Dozens were killed in protests against Bangladesh’s quota system, which favours the children of fighters in the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan ... Show more
ESC 2025: Basel and Geneva remain in the running, who scores how: Zurich and Bern have been eliminated in the battle for the ESC 2025. The event will therefore ...
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ESC 2025: Basel and Geneva remain in the running, who scores how
Quick Glance: ESC 2025: Basel and Genf Advance
  • The Eurovision Song Contest 2025 will take place in either Basel or Genf, with Zurich and Bern eliminated from the race.

  • Both cities offer significant economic opportunities and aim to showcase prestige and international attention.

  • Basel and Genf have distinct strategies in their bids, with Basel opting for discretion and Genf promoting its international status.

  • The final decision between Basel and Genf will be made by the end of August, ruling out Biel despite Nemo's desire for its inclusion.
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