Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022
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Syrian colonel guilty of murder, rape and torture in 'Hell on Earth' jail
BBC, 13 Jan 2022
Syrian colonel Anwar Raslan has been sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity. He was linked to the torture of over 4,000 people in Syria's civil war in a jail known as "Hell on Earth".
The trial in Koblenz, Germany is the world's first criminal case brought over state-led torture in Syria.
Raslan was arrested in Germany in 2019 having successfully sought asylum there.
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Elderly Palestinian woman offers Al-Aqsa worshippers rides to prayers
Al Jazeera, 25 Jan 2022
Nafeesa Khweis has prayed at East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque almost every day for the past 50 years.
Football/AFCON: Next match in Olembe stadium suspended following stampede (CAF president)
AFP, 25 Jan 2022
Patrice Motsepe, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), confirms the next Africa Cup of Nations match due to take place at Yaounde's Olembe Stadium has been m...
Acosta: Trump failed. The Mussolini of Mar-a-Lago can't seize our elections
CNN, 25 Jan 2022
CNN's Jim Acosta looks into what would have happened if former President Donald Trump had gotten away with the attempted coup on January 6, 2021.
BBC, 25 Jan 2022
The Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation into parties held in No 10 during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tomi Lahren: Americans are sick of Democrats' woke agenda
FOX, 25 Jan 2022
The Fox Nation host joined 'Fox & Friends First' to discuss President Biden's chances of reelection, arguing there is no chance he will secure the White House for a second term.
Credit Suisse warns of fourth-quarter loss
Reuters, 25 Jan 2022
Credit Suisse has warned that it is on track for an overall fourth-quarter loss of around $1.75 billion, as Switzerland's second-largest lender tries to curb a freewheeling cult...
Firefighters on California coast report progress
AP, 25 Jan 2022
California authorities said a wildfire near Big Sur was 35% contained on Monday. Improved mapping reduced the fire's size to about 700 acres.
AFCON daily: Cameroon's victory over Comoros overshadowed by deadly stampede • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 25 Jan 2022
Hosts Cameroon overcame a resilient, goalkeeperless Comoros team 2-1 to progress to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil.
Met police commissioner confirms investigations into No 10 'events'
Guardian, 25 Jan 2022
The Metropolitan police commissioner, Cressida Dick, says 'a number of events' at No 10 and Whitehall are being investigated under lockdown laws.
HK Journalists Association ‘assesses risk’, worries about press freedom and its own future
SCMP, 25 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube In the past six months, three Hong Kong media outlets popular with the opposition have folded.
Biden Calls Reporter ‘a Stupid Son of a B***h’ on Hot Mic
RT, 25 Jan 2022
Strange, Biden’s usually more open with his gaffes. It just wouldn’t be a Joe Biden press conference without something going wrong, and today’s example is an unfortunately timed...
Ukraine urges calm as US puts 8,500 troops on heightened alert
DW, 25 Jan 2022
The US and Europe are trying to present a united front in the face of Russia's buildup of troops near the Ukrainian border.
Police investigating 'a number of' alleged Downing Street parties, announces Cressida Dick
Telegraph, 25 Jan 2022
Scotland Yard is investigating “a number of” alleged Downing Street parties, Dame Cressida Dick has announced.
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ITV, 25 Jan 2022
BREAKING: Met Police launches investigation into Downing Street parties
Sky, 25 Jan 2022
The Metropolitan Police has launched an investigation into a number of Downing Street events after receiving information from the Cabinet Office.
Boris Johnson's Lockdown Birthday Party
Bloomberg, 25 Jan 2022
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under fire, once again,
CD, 25 Jan 2022
How is the Beijing Winter Olympics Green?
CGTN, 25 Jan 2022
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Beijing Winter Olympics will be the first modern Olympics to truly achieve carbon neutrality, which spotlights China's commitment to achieve...
Pope Benedict XVI Admits To Being At 1980 Meeting Discussing Abuse
NBC, 25 Jan 2022
Former Pope Benedict’s private secretary recently admitted to a meeting in 1980 the Pope had attended where church officials discussed a priest accused of sexual abuse.
COVID-19: Quebec to open pop-up vaccine clinic to get unvaccinated their 1st dose
CA, 25 Jan 2022
The Quebec government says a new “positive approach” to persuade people to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will complement the punitive measures so far imposed to incre...