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Western Frustration With Turkey Likely to Build Under Biden Administration

Western Frustration With Turkey Likely to Build Under Biden Administration

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has complained about an international conspiracy forming against Turkey, and he says it’s attempting to frustrate...

Council of Europe Tells Poland: ‘LGBTI Are People, Not an Ideology’

Council of Europe Tells Poland: ‘LGBTI Are People, Not an Ideology’

A leading European human rights organization called out the Polish government Thursday with a memorandum condemning the Eastern European country’s...

Federal Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Discriminates Against US Workers 

Federal Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Discriminates Against US Workers 

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit Thursday saying social media giant Facebook was discriminating against U.S. workers...

Sweden Closes High Schools Until Early January to Stem COVID-19 Infections

Sweden Closes High Schools Until Early January to Stem COVID-19 Infections

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced Thursday that high schools would switch to distance learning beginning Monday through early January...

Facebook to Start Removing Bogus Claims About COVID Vaccines

Facebook to Start Removing Bogus Claims About COVID Vaccines

Facebook will begin removing false claims about COVID-19 vaccines from its social media platform, the company said Thursday, as part...

Greece Slams Turkey for Deadly Migrant Vessel Sinking

Greece Slams Turkey for Deadly Migrant Vessel Sinking

Greece has lashed out at Turkey, accusing it of pushing distressed asylum seekers into Greek waters, endangering their lives during...

WHO Europe Director Applauds Vaccine News, Urges Vigilance

WHO Europe Director Applauds Vaccine News, Urges Vigilance

The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) European director Thursday called Britain’s approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine “phenomenal” but urged Europeans...

US, Estonia Partnered to Search Out Cyber Threat From Russia

US, Estonia Partnered to Search Out Cyber Threat From Russia

In a modern twist on old-fashioned war games, the U.S. military dispatched cyber fighters to Estonia this fall to help...

Former French President Giscard D’estaing Dies of COVID

Former French President Giscard D’estaing Dies of COVID

France is mourning the death of its former president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, as a result of contracting the COVID-19 virus....

COVID-19 Numbers Still Too High, German Health Officials Say

COVID-19 Numbers Still Too High, German Health Officials Say

The head of Germany’s disease control agency said Thursday that while COVID-19 infection rates have stabilized, they are still too...

Twitter Prohibits Dehumanizing Posts Targeting Race, Ethnicity

Twitter Prohibits Dehumanizing Posts Targeting Race, Ethnicity

Twitter has enacted stricter content rules, adding to its list of prohibited conduct any language that “dehumanizes people on the...

Britain Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, Raising Hopes of Return to Normality

Britain Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, Raising Hopes of Return to Normality

Britain says it plans to start injecting people with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as early as Monday after becoming the first...