Argentine judge indicts Spanish Franco-era minister on murder charges

Local workers load a statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, the last remaining in Spain, onto a truck after removing it from its location in Melilla, Spain, on February 23, 2021.REUTERS / Jesús Blasco de Avellaneda BARCELONA, Oct 16 (Reuters) – An Argentine judge investigating cases stemming from Franco’s dictatorship in Spain has charged … Read more

Macron decries ‘inexcusable’ Algerian protest massacre in Paris | Protests News

President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday condemned as “inexcusable” a deadly crackdown by the Paris police against a 1961 protest by Algerians, the scale of which was covered up for decades by French authorities. Macron told family members and activists on the 60th anniversary of the bloodshed that “crimes” were committed on the night of October … Read more

British government orders security review after deadly terror attack on MP

Issued on: 10/16/2021 – 20:58 The fatal stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess was a terrorist incident with possible links to Islamist extremism, police said on Saturday, when the government ordered a review of security measures to protect MPs. Conservative veteran MP David Amess, 69, was speaking to voters at a church in the small … Read more

Russian daily Covid-19 deaths hit record high but lawmakers rule out lockdown

In the last 24 hours, 1,002 people have died with Covid-19. The previous record was reported on Friday, with 999 Covid-related deaths in a 24-hour period. The country has also reported a new all-time high for daily coronavirus cases for the third day in a row. On Saturday, authorities reported that 33,208 new cases of … Read more

Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against fascism | Protests News

The protest comes a week after far-right supporters stormed the headquarters of Italy’s oldest labor confederation. Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Rome to demonstrate against fascism, a week after right-wing extremists forcibly entered the headquarters of Italy’s oldest labor confederation. The president of the CGIL union, Maurizio Landini, led the protest on … Read more

Angela Merkel hopes Germany continues to work with Turkey | News

Istanbul, Turkey In a farewell visit, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country will continue to maintain a working relationship with Turkey, highlighted cooperation on migration and other issues, and defended Berlin’s diplomatic efforts to defend rights. humans. “The relationship between Turkey and Germany, with its positive and negative sides, will continue,” Merkel told … Read more

Russia exceeds 1,000 daily COVID deaths for first time | Coronavirus pandemic News

An official tally also showed 33,208 new infections, setting a pandemic high in both deaths and cases for the third day in a row. Russia has reported more than 1,000 daily COVID-related deaths for the first time since the start of the pandemic, with the country’s vaccination campaign on hold and no restrictions in place. … Read more

Portuguese beaches lead the way during UN, EU clean-up campaign — Global Issues

Every year millions of tons of garbage end up in the ocean, often having a direct and deadly impact on wildlife, from seabirds to whales, fish and invertebrates. With that in mind, the UN and EU campaign has tapped into growing awareness on the issue, with the aim of boosting ocean activism at the grassroots … Read more

Iraqi activist in Germany rescues migrants using GPS coordinates

Issued on: 10/13/2021 – 15:46Modified: 10/15/2021 – 11:44 Ihab al-Raoui, an Iraqi immigrant living in Germany, plays an essential role in rescuing migrants in distress, sometimes thousands of miles away. Since 2016, al-Raoui has managed to save migrants stranded at sea or in the forest, assist in searches for missing persons, and return the bodies … Read more

4 Russian tourists were found dead at the Albania beach resort

Police say four Russian tourists were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania NiThe Associated Press Oct 16, 2021, 8:26 AM • 1 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article TIRANA, Albania – Police say four Russian tourists were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania. Albanian police released … Read more