Russia has revoked the residence permit of a U.S. human rights worker on national security grounds and ordered her to leave within two weeks, a spokeswoman for the organisation she heads said on Thursday. Vanessa Kogan, director of the Justice Initiative rights group, an organisation that provides legal assistance to rights victims, particularly from the turbulent North Caucasus region, has lived in Russia for 11 years, Ksenia Babich, the spokeswoman, told Reuters.
Eton College should accept girls for the first time in its history, the man in charge of the UK’s education system has said. Gavin Williamson said it would be a “good step forward” if the elite boarding school started accepting female pupils. The independent school has produced 20 prime ministers, including Boris Johnson, and currently charges around £42,000 a year in fees.
Bahrain's imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister said on Thursday, drawing a rebuke from the Palestinians. Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates formalised ties with Israel on Sept. 15, in a U.S.-sponsored deal billed by the Gulf countries as being made possible by Israel's shelving of a plan to annex West Bank settlements.
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Enstone [UK], December 3 (ANI): Fernando Alonso will get his hands on Renault's 2020-spec Formula 1 car at one-day end-of-season test at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina circuit after Team Principal Cyril Abiteboul said the FIA and F1 had granted them dispensation.
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From gifting tea to the world, conquering COVID-19 and voyaging to Mars, the latest slate of elaborate documentaries from China unveiled at Singapore’s Asia Television Forum tell stories about the Middle Kingdom that are very different from those with a western media perspective. Presented at the virtual China Pavilion, “COVID-19: Battling the Devil” and “China’s […]
The Council of Europe called on Poland on Thursday to end the stigmatisation of its LGBTI community, saying the east European country's record for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights was the worst in the EU.
Netflix has ordered "The Unlikely Murderer," a Swedish limited series based on Thomas Pettersson's eponymous 2018 award-winning book. The five-part drama series is a fictional interpretation of how Stig Engström, the graphic designer named as the suspected murderer of Sweden's prime minister Olof Palme, managed to elude justice right up to his death through a […]
Switzerland will not bow to foreign pressure to close ski resorts over year-end holidays as some neighbours have done, Health Minister Alain Berset said on Thursday, while warning that infection rates in the nation remained "very worrying". Austria will let resorts reopen for Christmas while making ski holidays nearly impossible. "Switzerland does not react to pressure from other countries," Berset told reporters after visiting health workers in Basel, saying Bern was in constant contact with neighbours.
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A city in northern Greece hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic said Thursday it will scrap plans to set up Christmas decorations and a nativity scene this year to donate the money to the local hospital's intensive care ward. “We have decided to use the funds to pay for two additional ICU spaces, three medical monitors, and 1,000 protective suits for medical staff,” the mayor of Serres, Alekos Chrysafis, told The Associated Press. Cities in northern Greece have been the hardest hit by the pandemic.
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The Boys’ Brigade Share-A-Gift charity project is urgently appealing for donations, as it has only achieved 8 per cent of its donation target at its halfway mark.
The historic “hybrid” sitting of the House of Commons will be the springboard for further modernisation of Westminster, Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Standard. “This is the beginning,” said Sir Lindsay, 63. In a landmark sitting, Prime Minister’s Questions was taking place on Wednesday with just 50 MPs in the Commons chamber in order to comply with social distancing rules, and another 120 taking part by video.
A Brexit deal could be agreed “within days”, the Irish foreign minister declared on Thursday, hours after negotiators in London haggled on details over takeaway pizzas. Simon Coveney said he believed there was a “good chance” of an agreement this weekend despite gaps over fishing and whether the EU courts will act as umpire in future disputes. “It's the time to hold our nerve and trust Michel Barnier,” he told Irish radio.
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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team defender Jarmanpreet Singh believes that every member of the squad is excited to see what is in store for the side in the coming few months.