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Sweden’s first hijab-wearing MP grilled for proposing RACE–based nationwide register

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A Swedish lawmaker of Somalian origin has sparked outrage after she put forward the idea of establishing an “equality data” register that would collect information on people’s race, ethnicity and sexual orientation. People in Sweden may, in the future, have to register on a special database called “equality data” where they would need to specify Read More

'A statement of fact': Aussie politician refuses to backtrack after blaming Muslims for NZ attack

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An Australian senator who implied that Muslims are to blame for the attacks on New Zealand mosques has stood by his remarks, accusing the government of hypocrisy. Over one million people have signed a petition for him to resign. Queensland Senator Fraser Anning has remained defiant in the face of an avalanche of criticism and Read More

U.S. youth rally in Washington protests climate inaction

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of youngsters skipped school to rally in Washington on Friday as part of what organizers called an international youth climate strike to seek action on climate change. Students hold banners and placards during a demonstration against climate change in New York, U.S., March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Chanting “climate action now!”, Read More

Polar bear cub makes Berlin zoo debut

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BERLIN (Reuters) – A polar bear cub took its first hesitant steps outside its enclosure at the Tierpark Berlin zoo on Friday, stumbling awkwardly into a rock-lined pool under the watchful gaze of her mother, nine-year-old Tonja. The bear was born on December 1 but has spent three and a half months living in darkness Read More

U.S. youth plan Washington rally to protest climate inaction

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of youngsters are planning to skip school to join a rally in Washington on Friday as part of what organizers are calling an international Youth Climate Strike to seek action on climate change. FILE PHOTO: People walk by the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2018. REUTERS/ Leah Millis Read More

Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff: NYT

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An American family lays flowers for their daughter, who died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, after a commemoration ceremony at the scene of the crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (Reuters) – The Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed in Ethiopia Read More

Huawei CFO wanted to quit job just before arrest, says founder

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou had been looking for another job when she was arrested in Canada last December on a U.S. warrant, the firm’s founder said in an interview aired on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrives back at home after Read More

Investigators to begin analysing crashed flight's black box

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By Emily Mee, news reporter The two recorders from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet are set to be analysed by a French accident investigation team. BEA officials will study the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder which were recovered from the Boeing 737 MAX 8. A photograph of the flight data recorder has been Read More

Air India’s youngest Boeing 777 commander inspiring the next generation of female pilots

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Blazing a trail through the skies and through the ranks in Air India, Anny Divya has become an inspiration to millions as the world’s youngest Boeing 777 commander, and she’s only getting started. From humble beginnings in a lower middle class family in Vijayawada, India, where Divya was mocked by her classmates for her initial Read More

‘Second strike’ option for Moscow: Criticism of Russian reporting goes nuclear in the WSJ

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When an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal conjures the language of nuclear war and calls for a “second strike” option against alleged Russian disinformation, at least you know where you stand. Analysis of Russia comes as standard with a sprinkle of Cold War vernacular and an aversion to seeing an issue from both Read More