- Huffington Post UK 09:54August 8, 2020Elderly Woman Threatened With Deportation Gains Support Of Black Lives Matter Protesters
< Politics and Government, home office, Immigration, black lives matter, Deportation, hostile environment, UK Border Agency, Smethwick, politics-and-government, home-office, immigration, black-lives-matter, deportation, hostile-environment, border-agency, smethwick, NEWS, news >
- Huffington Post UK 09:38August 8, 2020No Date For Home Office's Refugee Resettlement Scheme To Be Resumed Despite Record Channel Crossings
< Politics and Government, government, home office, Refugee crisis, UK Refugee Crisis, Channel crossing, politics-and-government, home-office, refugee-crisis, channel-crossing, NEWS, news >
- New York Times 18:10August 7, 2020Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s DivisionsColombia’s most powerful politician is now under house arrest, drawing the country back into the pitched political battle it had been trying to overcome for years.
< Politics and Government, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Uribe, Alvaro, Duque, Ivan, Bogota (Colombia) >
- New York Times 14:10August 7, 2020Aleksandr Lukashenko Increasingly in Peril as Belarus Election NearsFor 26 years, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko has ruled Belarus as if it were his personal fief. In his sixth presidential election, the result is not in doubt, but he is being challenged like never before.
< Lukashenko, Aleksandr G, Belarus, Elections, Politics and Government >
- New York Times 12:00August 7, 2020Beijing Launches Another Demolition Drive, This Time in Its Bucolic SuburbsThe authorities have moved to demolish hundreds of homes in the hills near the Great Wall that were once a sign of China’s rising prosperity.
< Politics and Government, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate), China, Beijing (China), Real Estate and Housing (Residential) >
- Huffington Post UK 10:52August 7, 2020Priti Patel Accused Of 'Sabre-Rattling' Over Reports Navy Could Intercept Channel Migrant Crossings
< uk news, Politics and Government, Immigration, France, priti patel, home secretary, english channel, news, politics-and-government, immigration, france, priti-patel, home-secretary, english-channel, NEWS >
- Huffington Post UK 09:11August 7, 2020Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning Transactions With TikTok, WeChat In 45 Days
< Politics and Government, Donald Trump, Technology and Electronics, TikTok, Government of China, Donald Trump 2020 presidential campaign, Communist Party of China, Executive order, WeChat, politics-and-government, donald-trump, technology-and-electronics, tiktok, government-of-china, donald-trump-2020-presidential-campaign, communist-party-of-china, executive-order, wechat, NEWS, news >
- New York Times 03:04August 7, 2020Sri Lanka Vote Hands Rajapaksa Family a Bigger Slice of ControlPresident Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s party clinched the majority of seats in Parliament, aiming to amend the Constitution and expand presidential powers. Rights groups are concerned.
< Sri Lanka, Elections, Politics and Government, Rajapaksa, Gotabaya, Rajapaksa, Mahinda, Term Limits (Political Office), Constitutions, Legislatures and Parliaments >
- Huffington Post UK 12:30August 6, 2020Expert Who Claims Perfect US Election Prediction Record Makes His 2020 Pick
< Politics and Government, Donald Trump, Politics, elections, Joe Biden, allan lichtman, politics-and-government, donald-trump, politics, joe-biden, allan-lichtman, POLITICS >
- Huffington Post UK 09:49August 6, 2020Facebook Removes Trump's Post For First Time Over 'Virtually Immune' Coronavirus Claim
< uk news, Politics and Government, Donald Trump, coronavirus, Twitter, Facebook, child, Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign, Misinformation, news, politics-and-government, donald-trump, twitter, facebook, donald-trump-2016-presidential-campaign, misinformation, NEWS >
- New York Times 02:44August 6, 2020As Smoke Clears in Beirut, Shock Turns to AngerAs residents picked up the pieces, many saw the explosion as the culmination of years of mismanagement and neglect by Lebanon’s political leaders.
< Beirut, Lebanon, Explosions (2020), Ships and Shipping, Accidents and Safety, Politics and Government, Banking and Financial Institutions, Beirut (Lebanon) >
- New York Times 10:33August 5, 2020What Caused the Beirut Explosion? What We KnowMore than 100 people were killed, and the second blast was felt in Cyprus. An investigation and a search for survivors are underway.
< Beirut (Lebanon), Beirut, Lebanon, Explosions (2020), Deaths (Fatalities), Politics and Government, Accidents and Safety, Lebanon >
- Huffington Post UK 10:28August 5, 2020Donald Trump 'Wildly Irresponsible' To Say Beirut Explosion Was 'Bomb Of Some Kind', Says Former Aide
< Politics and Government, Donald Trump, White House, President of the United States, Act Of Terror, Beirut, Ammonium nitrate, politics-and-government, donald-trump, white-house, president-of-the-united-states, act-of-terror, beirut, ammonium-nitrate, NEWS, news >
- New York Times 04:32August 5, 2020Colombia Supreme Court Orders Ex-President Álvaro Uribe DetainedA decision to put Mr. Uribe under house arrest as a fraud and bribery investigation unfolds could be a turning point in a nation used to seeing powerful politicians avoid prosecution.
< Politics and Government, Corruption (Institutional), Uribe, Alvaro, Duque, Ivan, Colombia >
- New York Times 22:08August 4, 2020New Nominations to U.K. House of Lords Raise Old Concerns of CronyismCritics say Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s nominations for lifetime legislative posts continued a pattern of patronage that undermines the credibility of a long-troubled institution.
< Legislatures and Parliaments, Politics and Government, Bercow, John, Johnson, Boris, Lebedev, Evgeny, England, Great Britain >
- Huffington Post UK 14:51August 4, 2020The Five Wildest Moments From Donald Trump’s Interview with Axios
< Politics and Government, Donald Trump, COVID-19 pandemic, hbo, Jonathan Swan, politics-and-government, donald-trump, covid-19-pandemic, jonathan-swan, NEWS, news, News & Politics (Video), news-politics-video >
- New York Times 10:09August 4, 2020When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale.
< Shutdowns (Institutional), Quarantines, E-Learning, Education (K-12), Contact Tracing (Public Health), Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Coronavirus Reopenings, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Politics and Government, Teachers and School Employees, Medicine and Health, Masks, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Israel, Jerusalem (Israel) >
- Huffington Post UK 09:38August 4, 2020Trump And His Company Under Investigation Over Reports Of Bank Fraud
< Politics and Government, Donald Trump, Politics, manhattan, The Trump Organization, trump taxes, politics-and-government, donald-trump, politics, the-trump-organization, trump-taxes, NEWS, news >
- New York Times 01:17August 4, 2020Juan Carlos, Spain’s Former King, Quits Country Amid Multiple InvestigationsThe former king’s departure, which comes as he faces financial inquiries, may fuel Spain’s political and social debate over the future of the monarchy.
< Spain, Felipe VI, King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, King of Spain, Royal Families, Podemos (Spanish Political Party), Money Laundering, Politics and Government >
- New York Times 01:00August 4, 2020‘I Am Scared’: Italian Sex Workers Face Poverty and Illness In the PandemicProstitution is not illegal in Italy, nor is it regulated as an official occupation. But the coronavirus has forced many sex workers to accept certain risks in order to avoid poverty.
< Prostitution, Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Human Trafficking, Italy, Europe >
- New York Times 06:42August 3, 2020‘Clean Up This Mess’: The Chinese Thinkers Behind Xi’s Hard LineChinese academics have been honing the Communist Party’s authoritarian response in Hong Kong, rejecting the liberal ideas of their youth.
< Politics and Government, Defense and Military Forces, Colleges and Universities, Law and Legislation, Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping, Xu Zhangrun, China, Hong Kong >
- New York Times 00:51August 3, 2020New Genoa Bridge Inauguration Is BittersweetBuilt in less than two years to replace the collapsed Morandi bridge, the new span is already a point of pride for Italy. But residents fear it will not be enough to revive their aging port city.
< Infrastructure (Public Works), Bridges and Tunnels, Restoration and Renovation, Accidents and Safety, Buildings (Structures), Roads and Traffic, Politics and Government, Architecture, Viaducts, Autostrade SpA, Piano, Renzo, Genoa (Italy) >
- New York Times 16:06August 1, 2020Italy Draws a Line Under Genoa Tragedy, Shunting Aside the BenettonsThe government has leveraged anger over the collapse of Genoa’s Morandi Bridge to take back control of the nation’s highways. But critics say the deal sends a troubling message to investors.
< Politics and Government, Infrastructure (Public Works), Bridges and Tunnels, Privatization, Roads and Traffic, Tolls, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Autostrade SpA, Benetton Group SpA, Five Star Movement (Italy), Genoa (Italy), Italy >
- New York Times 01:56August 1, 2020Lawmakers ‘Alarmed’ by Reports U.S. Envoy Told Brazil It Could Help Re-elect TrumpThe House Foreign Affairs Committee has begun an inquiry into multiple reports in the Brazilian media that the U.S. ambassador was framing negotiations over ethanol tariffs in partisan terms.
< United States International Relations, International Trade and World Market, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Ethanol, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Brazil, Iowa, United States, Elections >
- New York Times 17:35July 31, 2020How Italy Turned Around Its Coronavirus CalamityAfter a stumbling start, the country has gone from being a global pariah to a model — however imperfect — of viral containment that holds lessons for its neighbors and for the United States.
< Politics and Government, Contact Tracing (Public Health), Masks, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Deaths (Fatalities), Conte, Giuseppe, Salvini, Matteo, Italy, Coronavirus Reopenings >
- New York Times 16:15July 31, 2020With Security Law as a Cudgel, Beijing Cracks Down on Hong KongThe spirit and the letter of the new law has been used to crush Hong Kong’s opposition. In the latest blow to the pro-democracy movement, the government postponed an election, citing the coronavirus.
< Politics and Government, Elections, Hong Kong Protests (2019), Law and Legislation, Communist Party of China, Tai Yiu-ting, Benny, Lam, Carrie (1957- ), Hong Kong >
- New York Times 12:43July 31, 2020U.K. Officials’ New Trump Dilemma: What if He Loses?If Joe Biden wins the November election, Britain would face a president who opposed Brexit, would look out for Ireland, and may have little interest in a trade deal.
< Presidential Election of 2020, Elections, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Presidents and Presidency (US), Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit), Biden, Joseph R Jr, Johnson, Boris, Trump, Donald J >
- New York Times 11:50July 31, 2020In Indonesia, False Virus Cures Pushed by Those Who Should Know BetterIn the absence of a unified message from the national government, local officials and opportunists have filled the gap with misinformation and quack remedies.
< Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Politics and Government, Joko Widodo, Indonesia, Bali (Indonesia), Lombok (Indonesia) >
- Huffington Post UK 10:53July 31, 2020Matt Hancock Insists Northern Lockdown Rules Are 'Crystal Clear'
< uk news, Politics and Government, coronavirus, matt hancock, parliamentary labour party, Northern England, news, politics-and-government, matt-hancock, parliamentary-labour-party, northern-england, NEWS >
- New York Times 18:37July 30, 2020Russia Sentences Trevor Reed, Former U.S. Marine, to 9 YearsTrevor R. Reed was charged with assaulting and endangering the lives of two police officers in a case that some have likened to that of another former U.S. Marine in Russia.
< Politics and Government, Federal Security Service, Whelan, Paul N, Moscow (Russia), Russia, United States >
- New York Times 17:45July 30, 2020Polish Towns That Declared Themselves ‘L.G.B.T. Free’ Are Denied E.U. FundsThe governing party in Poland has attacked L.G.B.T. people, using homophobic rhetoric that European officials say has led to unequal treatment.
< Politics and Government, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Transgender and Transsexuals, Discrimination, Duda, Andrzej (1972- ), European Commission, European Union, Poland >
- Huffington Post UK 16:46July 30, 2020Donald Trump Just Hinted He Wants To Delay The US Election
< Politics and Government, Donald Trump, elections, 2016 United States presidential election, politics-and-government, donald-trump, 2016-united-states-presidential-election, NEWS, news, Politics, politics >
- New York Times 12:00July 30, 2020The Dictator Who Waged War on Darfur Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On.The ouster of Sudan’s longtime ruler last year stoked hopes for peace in brutalized Darfur. But violence has surged amid fresh accusations against Sudan’s security forces.
< Darfur (Sudan), Sudan, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Hamdan, Mohamed (Hemeti), Bashir, Omar Hassan Al-, War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, United Nations, Politics and Government >
- New York Times 21:09July 29, 2020U.S. to Cut 12,000 Forces in GermanyDefense Department officials say the redeployments will enhance American security and its ability to respond to threats. Allies and some in Congress see it as punishment for Germany.
< United States Defense and Military Forces, Defense Department, Esper, Mark T, Germany, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, United States International Relations, Europe, Russia, Cold War Era, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government >
- Huffington Post UK 18:11July 29, 2020It's Time For The UK To Shout Loudly That Foreign NHS Workers Are Welcome Here
< Politics and Government, coronavirus, United Kingdom, Health News, Opinion, Liberal Democrats UK, Christine Jardine, Foreign national, politics-and-government, united-kingdom, health-news, opinion, liberal-democrats-uk, christine-jardine, foreign-national, NEWS, news >
- New York Times 13:00July 29, 2020Turkey Passes Law Extending Sweeping Powers Over Social MediaThe legislation extends control over social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Critics worry it will be used to stifle dissent and criticism of the government
< Social Media, Censorship, Politics and Government, Facebook Inc, Twitter, Albayrak, Berat, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip, Turkey >
- New York Times 12:00July 29, 2020Latin America Is Facing a ‘Decline of Democracy’ Under the PandemicThe coronavirus is battering Latin American health systems and economies. It is also threatening the region’s fragile political freedoms.
< Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Politics and Government, Anez Chavez, Jeanine, Bolsonaro, Jair (1955- ), Lopez Obrador, Andres Manuel, Maduro, Nicolas, Ortega, Daniel, Latin America, Caribbean Area >
- New York Times 03:12July 29, 2020The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With BeijingIn one attack, the hackers weaponized an electronic file with a letter that had a note of condolence from Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state.
< China, Communist Party of China, Roman Catholic Church, Religion and Belief, Priests, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Computers and the Internet, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Protests (2019), Xi Jinping, Trump, Donald J, United States International Relations, Politics and Government >
- New York Times 02:13July 29, 2020Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on PandemicDeclassified U.S. intelligence accuses Moscow of pushing propaganda through alternative websites as Russia refines techniques used in 2016.
< Rumors and Misinformation, Propaganda, Russia, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), News and News Media, Social Media, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, GRU (Russia), Internet Research Agency (Russia), Cyberwarfare and Defense, Espionage and Intelligence Services, United States International Relations, United States Politics and Government >
- Huffington Post UK 17:36July 28, 2020Government Ordered To Reveal More Secrets About Post-Brexit Trade Talks
< uk news, brexit, Politics and Government, government, Trade agreement, news, politics-and-government, trade-agreement, POLITICS, politics >
- Huffington Post UK 17:04July 28, 2020Tory Peer Says Brits On Holiday In Spain Should 'Accept The Consequences'
< uk news, Politics and Government, coronavirus, boris johnson, Spain, pandemic, Quarantine, Peta Buscombe, Baroness Buscombe, news, politics-and-government, boris-johnson, spain, quarantine, peta-buscombe-baroness-buscombe, POLITICS, politics >
- New York Times 16:05July 28, 2020South Korea Says It Will Launch Spy Satellites as Missile Deal Is RevisedSeoul will be able to launch military surveillance satellites to monitor the North after a loosening in an arms agreement with the United States, an aide to the South’s president said.
< United States Defense and Military Forces, Defense and Military Forces, Politics and Government, Satellites, Missiles and Missile Defense Systems, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Moon Jae-in, Trump, Donald J, South Korea, United States >
- Huffington Post UK 14:17July 28, 2020Boris Johnson Warns Of Coronavirus Second Wave 'Threat' To UK From Europe
< uk news, Politics and Government, coronavirus, boris johnson, United Kingdom, Europe, Spain, Quarantine, COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, news, politics-and-government, boris-johnson, united-kingdom, europe, spain, quarantine, covid-19-pandemic-in-europe, POLITICS, politics >
- New York Times 12:00July 28, 2020In Russia’s Far East, a New Face of Resistance to Putin’s ReignAs the protests swell in the city of Khabarovsk, 4,000 miles from Moscow, residents who had never before found a public outlet for anger are becoming activists.
< Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Furgal, Sergei I, Putin, Vladimir V, Khabarovsk (Russia), Russia, Politics and Government >
- New York Times 07:44July 28, 2020Najib Razak, Malaysia’s Former Prime Minister, Found Guilty in Graft TrialThe trial was the first of several related to the pilfering of billions from the 1MDB fund, a national scandal that led to the ouster of Mr. Najib’s party in 2018.
< Politics and Government, Decisions and Verdicts, Frauds and Swindling, Money Laundering, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), United Malays National Organization, Malaysia, Najib Razak, Corruption (Institutional), Goldman Sachs Group Inc >
- Huffington Post UK 14:09July 26, 2020Harry Dunn's Parents Drop Legal Claim Against Northamptonshire Police
< Politics and Government, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Diplomatic immunity, northamptonshire police, Death of Harry Dunn, politics-and-government, foreign-and-commonwealth-office, diplomatic-immunity, northamptonshire-police, death-of-harry-dunn, NEWS, news >
- Huffington Post UK 12:30July 26, 2020Boris Johnson 'Not The Person To Save The Union', Says Tony Blair
< Politics and Government, boris johnson, Labour Party UK, scotland, keir starmer, tony blair, Scottish Independence, politics-and-government, boris-johnson, labour-party-uk, keir-starmer, tony-blair, scottish-independence, POLITICS, politics >
- Huffington Post UK 12:06July 26, 2020Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab Defends 'Swift' Return Of Spain Quarantine Measures
< Politics and Government, Dominic Raab, sky news, Spain, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Grant Shapps, Peninsular Spain, politics-and-government, dominic-raab, sky-news, spain, secretary-of-state-for-foreign-and-commonwealth-affairs, grant-shapps, peninsular-spain, POLITICS, politics >
- New York Times 02:24July 26, 2020As the World Gets Tougher on China, Japan Tries to Thread a NeedleTokyo has not confronted Beijing as the United States and other allies have, mindful of its neighbor’s economic might and its own limited military options.
< Politics and Government, Defense and Military Forces, Economic Conditions and Trends, China, Japan, Xi Jinping, Abe, Shinzo, International Relations >
- Huffington Post UK 09:39July 25, 2020How Boris Johnson's Vow To Tackle Race Inequality Stands A Year On
< Politics and Government, boris johnson, matt hancock, race, bame, Minority group, politics-and-government, boris-johnson, matt-hancock, minority-group, NEWS, news, Politics, politics >