BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Argentina on Saturday (Feb 27) to protest the "VIP vaccinations" scandal that forced the health minister to resign ... Protesters carrying signs reading "Give me my vaccine" and "Stop wasting our money" gathered outside the government headquarters in Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires ... �.
As a poster child for the climate emergency, Miami Beach has become a world leader in mitigating the effects of sea-level rise. Now the subtropical Florida city is cutting back on its famous swaying palm trees as it seeks shadier alternatives to preserve its environment and try to keep residents and visitors cool ... Read more.
By Seun Sanni and Afolabi Sotunde. JANGEBE, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the north-central state of Niger, while security forces continued to search for more than 300 schoolgirls abducted in a nearby state ... On Feb ... One boy was killed during the raid ... .
A boy was among those killed in an armed ambush in the western city of Tonala. Mexico continues to grapple with skyrocketing violence and and drug-related crime largely attributed to cartels and gangs ... The body of a boy was found inside the residence, while a woman and another boy were being treated for injuries at a local hospital ... .
Concern over the government’s limitation of the right to protest during lockdown continues to mount after it emerged that the home secretary, Priti Patel, is eager to grant police greater powers to control demonstrations once the Covid restrictions are lifted ...Drones used by police to monitor political protests in England. Read more ... .
I wonder who woke up thinking of Donald Trump this morning? Who woke up just a bit uneasy what the day might hold? Who feared his wrath, feared being taken down from his pulpit? Probably not his opponents, more likely his acolytes ...Don’t mistake being out of power for no longer having power ... But what of those who aren’t so sure where they stand ... AP ... .
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed Pompeii... The chariot's first iron element emerged on Jan ... While chariots for daily life or the transport of agricultural products have been previously found at Pompeii, officials said the new find is the first ceremonial chariot unearthed in its entirety ... ....
A second former aide said she was sexually harassed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate ... Cuomo denied the allegations ... He said he had intended to be a mentor for Bennett, who is 25. "I never made advances toward Ms ... Rep ...Supreme Court.
DHAKA. Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, said Bangladesh foreign minister A. K.Abdul Momen ... But Momen said that Bangladesh expects India, the closest country, or Myanmar, the Rohingyas’ country of origin, to accept them ... .