Global Arms Industry Booms Amid Global Pandemic Devastation – Global Issues

by Thalif Deen (United nations) Monday 06 December 2021 Interpress service UNITED NATIONS, December 06 (IPS) – The 21-month pandemic, which began with the deadly coronavirus outbreak again in March…

Bad weather hampers search and rescue operations in an Indonesian volcano | volcano news

The National Disaster Agency is surveying the area from the air after Mount Semeru sent towering plumes of hot ash into the sky. Search and rescue efforts were suspended after…

A Myanmar court is set to deliver its first verdict in Suu Kyi’s trial | Aung San Suu Kyi news

Aung San Suu Kyi faces up to five years in prison if she is found guilty of incitement and breaching COVID-19 rules. A Myanmar court is expected to deliver the…

Young fight against the French far-right candidate Zemmour | News

Chairs were thrown at left-wing activists who stood in “No to Racism” T-shirts during Eric Zemmour’s campaign speech. French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour launched his presidential campaign in front…

Pelosi counters Republicans’ anti-Islam statements: Omar | Islamophobia news

The Somali-born US congresswoman said she was “very confident” that the Speaker of the House of Representatives would take action against Representative Lauren Poubert. United States representative Ilhan Omar She…

24 killed in tribal violence in Darfur, Sudan: relief group | News

The deadly attack is the latest escalation of sectarian violence rocking the conflict-stricken region. An aid group said that tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs killed at least 24 people…

Peng Shuai: ITF ‘doesn’t want to punish a billion people’ by suspending China’s championships

Chinese footballer Peng Shuai accused a senior Chinese official of sexual assault The tennis board says it did not follow the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) in suspending tournaments in China…

‘Encouraging’ Early Feedback on the Dangerous Omicron: Dr. Fauci | Corona virus pandemic news

The leading US epidemiologist says early data from the new variant does not indicate a significant degree of risk. Initial indications of the severity of the Omicron COVID-19 variant are…

The Tunisian General Labor Union calls for early elections in the absence of a plan | News

The trade union is expressing concern about the country’s democratic gains as President Kais Saied has failed to announce a political plan. Tunisia’s powerful General Union of Labor has called…

Bennett urges hard line against Iran in nuclear talks | Hezbollah news

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has urged world powers to take a hard line against Iran in negotiations aimed at reviving the international nuclear deal. Bennett made the comments on…