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The strong Belarusian man faces mass protests after detaining his main competitors

Lukashenko has ruled the former Soviet Republic with more than 9 million inhabitants since 1994 and is running for the sixth time in an election scheduled for August 9. He has long held international criticism for suppressing dissent and the country’s secret police – still known as the KGB – and often harasses opposition activists and independent journalists. Friday’s demonstrations, …

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Trump in Tulsa: The city faces a violent past before the rally

Image rights Reuters Image description President Donald Trump has postponed his Tulsa rally to Saturday President Donald Trump is holding his first political rally this weekend since the pandemic started in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His choice of location and date have created tensions in a city that has difficulty grappling with its history of violent racism. On June 1, 1921, a …

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Arizona faces a record increase in coronavirus cases and is beset by forest fires

Scientists say the fires are a threatening start to a potentially very active fire season in the west as pandemic, forest fires, and climate change converge to create a recipe for a possible disaster. While public health officials are trying to prevent the spread of the corona virus, the pandemic has forced state firefighters to adjust their fire suppression. This …

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Corporate America faces a higher bar for racial inequality

Protesters raise their fists at a civic civil rights and black culture dance party as they gather at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House to protest racial inequality after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Washington, June 6, 2020. Jim Bourg | Reuters In the past few days, the American company has made its strongest statements about racial inequality …

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The two faces of Shad Khan

Jacksonville Jaguar’s owner Shad Khan, wrote a comment Today’s team website readers are encouraged not to “waste” this cultural moment to be active. He wrote about racism in America, his own lived experience as a Muslim Immigrants and his desire to improve competitive conditions across the country. This is a fine piece on its surface. Its 800-Take the murder of …

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For Hong Kong, Tiananmen faces the future

On June 4th since 1990, a large number of Hong Kong people attended a vigil to remember the loss of life and ideals in Tiananmen Square in 1989 when Chinese tanks and soldiers protested for months in Beijing, the democratic changes demanded China’s one-party rule. For the first time this year, Hong Kong will not have the opportunity to officially …

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For Hong Kong, Tiananmen faces the future

On June 4th since 1990, a large number of Hong Kong people attended a vigil to remember the loss of life and ideals in Tiananmen Square in 1989 when Chinese tanks and soldiers protested for months in Beijing, the democratic changes demanded China’s one-party rule. For the first time this year, Hong Kong will not have the opportunity to officially …

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USPS faces challenges as more ballots are received by post: NPR

The U.S. Postal Service faces challenges as more voters send ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Lennihan / AP Hide label Switch label Mark Lennihan / AP The U.S. Postal Service faces challenges as more voters send ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Lennihan / AP Eight states and the District of Columbia are holding primaries next week amid the …

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Syria’s Assad faces economic crisis, Russian tensions and family feuds

But cracks begin to appear in the once united front, presented by loyalists who assisted Assad in his fight against the opposition. A rare outbreak of criticism in the Russian media has drawn attention to its dependence on foreign allies – both Iran and Russia – for its survival. Most importantly, an imploding economy is driving Syrians into poverty to …

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