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Myanmar: A fragile democracy – Nation Highlights

Myanmar’s army seized power on Monday after detaining chief Aung San Suu Kyi and different senior figures within the ruling…

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White Home open to cutting down stimulus checks to households making greater than $150,000 in Covid-19 reduction invoice

The White Home is particularly open to contemplating cutting down stimulus checks for households making greater than $150,000 per yr,…

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Biden’s reversal of transgender navy ban brings new hope to hundreds

Paulo Batista held onto his dream, even when it appeared inconceivable. Ever since highschool, Batista wished to hitch the navy…

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Evaluation: Overlaying Obama, then Trump, now Biden: What’s modified?

CNN’s What Issues e-newsletter talked to CNN reporter Kevin Liptak, who has lined the White Home for the reason that…

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Two members of the Proud Boys face conspiracy expenses in US Capitol riot

The brand new indictment in opposition to Dominic Pezzola and William Pepe, each of New York, is the primary riot-related…

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Proposal to construct everlasting fence across the Capitol meets resistance

Appearing chief Yogananda Pittman proposed everlasting fencing in an announcement supplied to reporters Thursday, however DC Mayor Muriel Bowser rapidly…

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McCarthy and Trump focus on Republicans’ plans to win Home majority at Florida assembly Thursday

“They mentioned many matters, quantity certainly one of which was taking again the Home in 2022,” the assertion learn. “President…

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Man who challenged Kelli Ward in AZ GOP chair race requests an audit

Sergio Arellano, a Tucson small enterprise proprietor who ran for Congress in 2018, is requesting an audit of the votes…

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Biden Wants Colleges to Be ‘Partners’ in Vaccine Delivery. Here’s What They’re Doing Already.

On the evening of December 21, Margaret M. McGovern learned that the plan had changed again. The vice president for…

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Place Tinubu on Security Watch List Before 2023 – Aso Rock Cabal Tells Buhari

  Members of the Aso Rock cabal have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to place Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a national leader…

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Caribbean denounces Trump’s decision to put Cuba back on terrorism list; hopes for a reversal with Biden · Global Voices

Silhouette of former US President Donald Trump against the American flag. Image by IoSonoUnaFotoCamera on Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0. Prior…

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What awaits Hong Kong in 2021? · Global Voices

Image by the Stand News. Used with permission. The recent mass arrest of pro-democracy activists and politicians in Hong Kong for…

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Malaysia’s internet regulator deactivates Twitter account after offensive tweets exposed · Global Voices

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission. Source: Facebook The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) became a Twitter trend on January…

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President Alpha Condé takes his third term despite long-running controversy · Global Voices

Security forces during a demonstration by the Guinean opposition Front for the Defence of the Constitution. Image by Aboubacarkhoraa, taken from…

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Social media blackout, violent crackdown on opposition ahead of presidential elections in Uganda  · Global Voices

Campaign posters for Ugandan’s 2016 elections. Image by Maxence,  January 7, 2016 (CC BY 2.0) With just hours ahead of…

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The Caribbean Community stands with Guyana in Venezuela border dispute · Global Voices

“Briefing CARICOM Caucus Virtual Meeting,” December 17, 2020. Photo credit: Dean Calma/IAEA via IAEA Imagebank Flickr page, CC BY 2.0.…

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What drives ‘J-Anon’, QAnon’s Japanese counterpart? · Global Voices

“US President Donald Trump Re-election Support” rally (「トランプ米大統領再選支持」デモの様子) in Osaka on December 20, 2020. Screencap from Kasahara Yoshihisa YouTube channel.…

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Arab states’ reconciliation with Qatar leaves pro-unity Saudis behind bars · Global Voices

A screenshot from France24 report showing Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani being welcomed in an embrace by Saudi…

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Ten social media posts that capture Latin American reactions to the storming of the US Capitol · Global Voices

Screenshot of post from Twitter using the popular SpongeBob meme. When supporters of US President Donald Trump invaded the United…

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Venezuela refuels its territorial dispute with Guyana in area with massive offshore oil find · Global Voices

Screenshot of the Liza oil field in ExxonMobil’s majority-owned Stabroek Block taken from the Hess Corporation’s animated overview video of…

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A digital artist depicts the lives of Thais and the struggle for democracy · Global Voices

‘Life as Bangkokian 01’. Digital painting by pssyppl, used with permission. It portrays a young citizen flashing the ‘Hunger Games’…

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court orders reconstruction of Hindu temple destroyed by mob led by Muslim clerics · Global Voices

Prahladpuri Temple, an ancient Hindu temple located in Multan, Punjab, has been in ruins since a Muslim mob destroyed it…

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‘This is the USA?’ The Caribbean reacts to the Capitol protests · Global Voices

Screenshot taken from the BBC News video entitled “Chaos in Washington as Trump supporters storm Capitol and force lockdown of…

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The awakening of the ‘bicentennial generation’ in Peru · Global Voices

Photo by Andrés Huacaychuco Quijada, used with permission. November 9, 2020, marked the beginning of the most important week of the…

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Singapore livestreams Parliament session for the first time but prohibits use for ‘satire, ridicule, or denigration’ · Global Voices

Singapore Parliament. Flickr photo by Andrew (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) For the first time, Singapore livestreamed its Parliament session on January…

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Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker says education has become a scapegoat for the protests · Global Voices

Ip Kin-yuen. Photo: Candice Chau/HKFP. Used with permission. The original post is written by Candice Chau and published on Hong…

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The year of feminist struggles and political resistance in Latin America · Global Voices

2020 Protest in Dignity Plaza (Santiago, Chile) by Paulo Slachevsky and used under a (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) license. In Latin…

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Hong Kong pro-establishment camp uneasy about leadership takeover by newcomers · Global Voices

The logo of the Bauhinia Party. Image from the Stand News, used with permission. The blueprint for a new pro-establishment…

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New height of Mount Everest announced just as Nepal reopens its tourism sector · Global Voices

Mount Everest. Image from Flickr by Christopher Michel. CC BY 2.0 After more than a decade of dispute and controversy…

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Crackdown against journalist and activists mars Human Rights Day in the Philippines · Global Voices

Journalist Lady Ann Salem, who was arrested by police along with six other activists on Human Rights Day. Photo by…

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Why Macron’s tweet on the Serbian Patriarch’s death angered so many people in the Balkans · Global Voices

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić holding a speech at the funeral of Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Belgrade on November 22, 2020.…

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European NGO uncovers 15-year Indian disinformation campaign · Global Voices

Photo by Tim Samuel from Pexels, used under a Pexels license. A group has been propagating pro-India disinformation through 750…

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Online backlash follows blurring of Christmas imagery on popular Chinese TV show · Global Voices

Screenshot from the online TV show “Who’s the Murderer?” This post was originally published in Chinese by The Stand News…

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Iconic House of Wonders collapse leaves Zanzibaris wondering about fate of cultural heritage · Global Voices

The Beit al Ajaib (House of Wonders) is a landmark building in Stone Town. It is the largest and tallest building…

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Saudi court slams internationally criticized jail term for iconic female activist · Global Voices

Screenshot from a France24 YouTube video showing Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul. Prominent Saudi human rights defender Loujain al-Hathloul, whose detention since…

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UN Security Council ends reporting on Burundi, but human rights monitors remain concerned · Global Voices

Doudou Diene (right) Chairperson of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, Lucy Asuagbor (center) and Françoise Hampson (left) members…

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APC to begin new members’ registration Jan 25 — Akpanudoedehe

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In Belarus, Lukashenka’s rule endures 2020 — can it survive 2021? · Global Voices

“Past the expiry date, 1994-2020″ reads this placard at a protest in Minsk, August 2020. Lukashenka became President of Belarus…

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Senator Ishaku Abbo contests for Adamawa Governor’s seat in 2023

The first term lawmaker has been a vocal critic of the administration of incumbent Adamawa governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, a feud…

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President Buhari admonishes Nigerians to return to agriculture

…directs CBN not to release money for food importation. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said his…

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Nigerians are Fed Up With Buhari and APC, They Want Us Back In 2023

* PDP’s Return In 2023, Figment Of Their Imagination – APC * Nigerians Are Tired Of Both Parties – NCF…

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Nigerian Senate Rejects Payment Of ₦969 Million For Defence Ministry’s Contract

The Senate has expressed concerns about payment of N968.8 million by the Defence Ministry for production and supply of medals…

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Meet The Top 3 Nigerian Army Generals

Here are Nigeria’s three best and most powerful army generals. The Chief of the Army Staff is the most senior…

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See Buhari’s Appointees Who Locked Horns Disgracefully and Publicly in 2020

Malami vs Magu, Abike Dabiri vs Pantami, Buhari’s appointees who locked horns publicly in 2020     One would expect that…

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