International News

Page: 5

42 Mins Ago U.S. State Department announces potential weapons sale to Ukraine worth $285 million A NASAMS surface-to-air missile launcher is seen during production at the assembly line of the Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace weapons factory in Kongsberg, Norway on January 30, 2023. Petter Berntsen | AFP | Getty Images The U.S. State Department has […]

Today marks three years since the murder of George Floyd. The slow-motion killing of a black man at the hands of a white police officer shook the world, and for good reason. What was unexpected was how the event catalysed a long-overdue conversation about racism in so many parts of the world and across so […]

Ron DeSantis is girding for battle with Donald J. Trump where he believes the former president may be most vulnerable to attack from a fellow Republican: on substance. Mr. DeSantis, the Florida governor, is expected to make a series of policy-based arguments, according to his public statements and interviews with people who have met with […]

Cruel deterrence tactics Migrants and asylum seekers arriving to Lesbos are sent to two centres according to the location of arrival: Mavrovouni and Megala Therma. In Mavrovouni, one of several EU-funded Closed Controlled Access Centres (CCAC), up to 2,700 people have been accommodated in 2023.  CCACs were marketed as an improvement in living conditions for […]

Cotton spun in Manchester’s textile mills was originally grown by enslaved people.Credit: SocialHistoryImages/Alamy Decolonizing science Nature’s careers section launched a series of articles in November 2022 looking at how institutions and disciplines in the natural sciences are seeking to make curricula and outreach activities more representative of the communities they serve. In this interview with […]

Creators of acclaimed TV thriller “Fauda,” Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, are embarking on an innovative endeavor – a television writer’s lab – in collaboration with “Image Nation Abu Dhabi,” a production company based in the Emirates. The purpose of this collaboration, as defined by officials, is to promote 13 writers at the beginning of […]

Who might the Jazz draft with the No. 16 pick? Yes, the No. 9 selection will get the lion’s share of the attention, and understandably so. Most NBA draft talent evaluators see a real drop-off in talent between No. 9 and No. 16 in this year’s draft. With the latter pick, the Jazz must take […]

Diageo’s commitment to ethnic diversity Diageo already has a diverse workforce, with 27,000 people in over 70 countries. However, we want to ensure we have ethnic diversity at every level of our business, and through the setting of goals, the introduction of industry-leading policies, as well as various other initiatives, we have seen real progress.  […]

Written by Professor Mukesh Kapila CBE I asked the pilot to deviate from our approved flight path and go low over Darfur. It was 2003 and I was the United Nations Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator in Sudan investigating reports of violence. What I saw was a genocide unfolding on my watch. This was a decade […]

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials in the city of Tacoma, Washington, will pay $3.1 million to the family of a Black man who was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop in 2019. The City Council announced Tuesday’s settlement with the relatives of 24-year-old Bennie Branch in a news release. “This family’s loss has […]

Current track