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May 08, 2021

Asian people under attack in US

A reporting centre for anti-Asian hate crimes, released statistics showing that from March 2020 to March 2021, there were 6,603 reported incidents of anti-Asian hate in the US. That’s almost...

Suffering of Palestinian people can be stopped

Paul Collins - War on WantWhen the state of Israel was created 60 years ago, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced from their homes, and many were killed. The repercussions are still felt today  — millions of Palestinians are living ...

World wants Obama as US president

US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama may be struggling to nudge ahead of his Republican rival John McCain in polls at home, but people across the world want him in the White House, a BBC poll reveals.All 22 countries covered in the poll would ...

Israeli minister suggests kidnapping of Ahmadinejad

One-time spy and Israeli minister Rafi Eitan says Tel Aviv might kidnap Iran's President Ahmadinejad (left) over his anti-Israel remarks. In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel, the former Mossad secret service agent said 'the era of hun ...

Storm evacuees angry as officials stop their return home

A mostly smooth evacuation from Hurricane Gustav turned sour on Tuesday as many New Orleans residents trying to return home were turned away at roadblocks into the city or stranded in parking lots across the region.Mayor C. Ray Nagin said Tuesday night tha ...

How China conquered the Olympics

Sami Sillanpää in Beijing Years of work, vast expenditure running to more than 30 billion euros, and enough volunteers to populate a small European country. After all this, the 29th Summer Olympics in Beijing were pretty much what they were expected ...

Food poisoning takes 12 lives in Canada

Canadian health officials say 12 people have died of food poisoning linked to deli meats produced at a major domestic meat processing firm. The reported deaths occurred among 26 confirmed cases of food poisoning, while Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said ...

Does China have a colour bar at the Olympics?

Nsenga Burton It seems that the days of socially conscious athletes like Muhammad Ali are over. Why haven't these sports people protested at the Beijing Olympics? Whether they want to drink at the bars or not. These high paid commercial smiling Negro ...

Obama hecklers accuse him of snubbing Black people

Three young African-American protestors, and two white women, interrupted Barack Obama at an economic town hall in Florida on Friday, accusing the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee of neglecting the Black community.The protestors - who held a sig ...

Chronology of the bombings in India

This is a list of of bombing that Indian authorities have blamed on Islamic militants since 2005 - a story being published by The-Latest but not adequately covered by the so-called mainstream news media.   Oct. 29, 2005 - Sixty-two people are killed w ...

'Olympics should be about friendship not picking on China'

Top Asian movie star and model Zhang Ziyi has told Vogue magazine that she is puzzled by the protests against China's human rights record before the Beijing Olympics which start in August.Political activists have criticised China's rule in Tibet an ...

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