Police have fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters near the European Commission’s headquarters in Brussels after a protest involving some 50,000 people opposing COVID-19 restrictions turned violent ... Some protesters let off fireworks as police advanced in force into a nearby park where large groups of demonstrators had gathered ... .
The chairman of the congressional committee investigating the US Capitol attack and Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election revealed on Sunday that the panel has spoken to the former attorney general William Barr, a further indication that the inquiry has moved closer to the ex-president’s inner circle. ‘House of Trump is crumbling’ ... .
The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate. Murayev is head of the small pro-Russian party Nashi, which currently has no seats in Ukraine’s parliament ...U.S ... .
KYIV (Reuters) – Britain has accused the Kremlin of wanting to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, and said Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for a military offensive ... Murayev also poured cold water on the claim in comments to the Observer newspaper. WHO IS YEVHEN MURAYEV?.
At least 120 people have been killed in ongoing battles between US-backed, Kurdish-led forces and ISIL (ISIS) fighters after an attack on a Syrian prison ... It was not clear how many inmates were in the prison, which is the biggest facility where the SDF keeps thousands of detainees ... Freeing comrades ... .
The rise and fall of ‘Havana Syndrome’ is a story of lazy assumptions and sloppy reporting. US diplomats and security officials suffering from a spate of unexplained health problems were victims of Russian microwave weapons, we were told time and time again ... With each passing week, the list of discredited allegations against Russia grows and grows ... .
The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children. Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province four years ago, the Rahmatis have been living in a mud hut with a plastic roof in one of Herat city’s slums ...There are no jobs ... Photograph ... Photograph ... .
RuptlyRuptly is live from Paris on Saturday, January 22, as Yellow Vests hold a new round of protests against the COVID-19 ‘vaccine pass' and other measures taken by the French government in order to try to curb the ongoing spread of the virus.
?Such is life,? New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said as she announced the decision. New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has called off her wedding as the island nation is set to introduce the highest 'red light' restrictions in order to stem the spread of the super-mutant Omicron variant of Covid-19 ... "Such is life ... (RT.com) ....
OUAGADOUGOU. Gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power ... (0500 GMT), a Reuters reporter said. The reporter later saw soldiers firing into the air in the camp, and the air base close to Ouagadougou airport ... STREET PROTESTS ... .
Only on three occasions in the history of the election has a new president emerged in the first round ... The most crucial issue at stake is the Italian government’s adherence to the reforms that need to be enacted in order to secure instalments from the EU’s post-pandemic recovery fund, of which Italy is the biggest beneficiary ... Editorial. Read more ... .