Posts by Newsmaker

Flights Scrapped as New Volcanic Eruptions Hit Canaries

Flights Scrapped as New Volcanic Eruptions Hit Canaries

Fresh volcanic eruptions in Spain’s Canary Islands prompted the cancellation of flights, airport authorities said Friday, the first since the...

US Cautions Mali About Using Russian Mercenaries

US Cautions Mali About Using Russian Mercenaries

A potential deal to bring as many as 1,000 Russian mercenaries to Mali is likely to further destabilize the country,...

Huawei Executive Resolves Criminal Charges in Deal with US 

Huawei Executive Resolves Criminal Charges in Deal with US 

A top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has resolved criminal charges against her as part of a deal...

Namibian Protesters Storm Parliament, Criticize German Genocide Compensation

Namibian Protesters Storm Parliament, Criticize German Genocide Compensation

Namibian activists and opposition members stormed parliament this week over a deal with Germany to atone for a colonial genocide...

UN Rights Chief Sounds Alarm on Growing Abuses in Belarus

UN Rights Chief Sounds Alarm on Growing Abuses in Belarus

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet reported the human rights situation in Belarus continues to worsen, as President Alexander...

Canary Island Volcano Eruption Continues for Sixth Day

Canary Island Volcano Eruption Continues for Sixth Day

Officials on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma say the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued to erupt Friday, spewing lava...

Catalan Separatist Leader Puigdemont Due in Court After Italy Arrest

Catalan Separatist Leader Puigdemont Due in Court After Italy Arrest

Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was awaiting a court hearing in Italy Friday following his arrest four years after...

South Africans Want Their Country Off Britain’s COVID Travel ‘Red List’

South Africans Want Their Country Off Britain’s COVID Travel ‘Red List’

Britain is gradually easing COVID-19 travel restrictions among African countries on its so-called red list at highest risk of spreading...

UK In Talks with Westinghouse Over New Nuclear Power Plant in Wales, Times Says

UK In Talks with Westinghouse Over New Nuclear Power Plant in Wales, Times Says

Britain is in talks with U.S. nuclear reactor company Westinghouse on building a new atomic power plant on Anglesey in...

Disabled People Can Now Use Android Phones with Face Gestures

Disabled People Can Now Use Android Phones with Face Gestures

Using a raised eyebrow or smile, people with speech or physical disabilities can now operate their Android-powered smartphones hands-free, Google...

Catalan Separatist Leader Puigdemont Arrested in Italy

Catalan Separatist Leader Puigdemont Arrested in Italy

Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was arrested in Italy on Thursday, his lawyer and an aide said, four years...

French Foreign Minister to US: Repairing Ties Will Take ‘Time’ 

French Foreign Minister to US: Repairing Ties Will Take ‘Time’ 

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday that it would take “time”...