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Ombudsman Berates Norway for 'Discrimination' Against Immigrants Over Lack of Anti-COVID Measures
Ombudsman Berates Norway for 'Discrimination' Against Immigrants Over Lack of Anti-COVID Measures
Immigrant communities, such as Somalis, were previously identified as having a higher infection (...)
Sputnik - Russia - 19 January 2021
USA's new sanctions bury Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project
USA's new sanctions bury Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project
The United States has imposed new sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, (...)
Pravda - Russia - 19 January 2021
COVID-19 still circulating at a 'worrying' level in France, says minister
COVID-19 still circulating at a 'worrying' level in France, says minister
French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Tuesday the coronavirus was still circulating at a (...)
Nhân Dân - Vietnam - 19 January 2021
PM asks experts to study new driving force for development
PM asks experts to study new driving force for development
VietnamPlus - Vietnam - 19 January 2021
How Matuod became Manila elite’s refuge during COVID
How Matuod became Manila elite’s refuge during COVID
Pandemic fears and quarantine restrictions have driven urban dwellers out of city confines. The (...)
Inquirer.net - Philippines - 19 January 2021
Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth out after positive coronavirus test, Srikanth also forced to withdraw
Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth out after positive coronavirus test, Srikanth also forced to withdraw
The former World No 1, who won his first round match on Tuesday, came in contact with Sai (...)
Scroll.in - India - 19 January 2021
China’s first carmaker FAW joins the rush to ditch petrol guzzlers in a 30 billion yuan venture with Audi to produce (...)
China’s first carmaker FAW joins the rush to ditch petrol guzzlers in a 30 billion yuan venture with Audi to produce (...)
China’s very first carmaker is entering the fray to assemble electric cars, as it joins the (...)
South China Morning Post - China - 19 January 2021
Outbreak easing, strict controls might lift next month, says PM
Outbreak easing, strict controls might lift next month, says PM
NationMultimedia - Thailand - 19 January 2021
US Can 'Outcompete' China, Secretary of State Nominee Blinken Says
US Can 'Outcompete' China, Secretary of State Nominee Blinken Says
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s foreign policy team vows to work with partners around the world (...)
VOA Cambodia - Cambodia - 19 January 2021
Ten domestic helpers arrested in Hong Kong over bank accounts linked to money laundering and online (...)
Ten domestic helpers arrested in Hong Kong over bank accounts linked to money laundering and online (...)
At least 10 domestic helpers were paid thousands of Hong Kong dollars each to open bank (...)
South China Morning Post - Hong Kong - 19 January 2021
Крещенские купания под Бишкеком — 14 фото
Крещенские купания под Бишкеком — 14 фото
В Храме Рождества Пресвятой богородицы в селе Ленинском прошло праздничное богослужение в честь Крещения (...)
Новости Кыргызстана - Kyrgyzstan - 19 January 2021
Global oil supply to go up by 1 mln barrels per day in 2021, says IEA
Global oil supply to go up by 1 mln barrels per day in 2021, says IEA
MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Global supply on the oil market is expected to go up by 1 mln barrels per day (...)
Kazinform - Kazakhstan - 19 January 2021
Ювентус сделал запрос в Дженоа по поводу Эльдора Шомуродова
Ювентус сделал запрос в Дженоа по поводу Эльдора Шомуродова
Ювентус сделал запрос в Дженоа по поводу Эльдора Шомуродова
UzReport - Uzbekistan - 19 January 2021
Iran's Army 'Eqtedar 99' drills kick off
Iran's Army 'Eqtedar 99' drills kick off
Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA -- Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran initiated 'Eqtedar 99' exercises (...)
IRNA - Iran - 19 January 2021
Ansarullah committed to Stockholm Peace Agreement: Spox
Ansarullah committed to Stockholm Peace Agreement: Spox
TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – A spokesman for the Yemeni Ansarullah movement stressed the resistance (...)
Mehr News - Iran - 19 January 2021
Azerbaijan's contribution allows reducing greenhouse gas emissions - minister
Azerbaijan's contribution allows reducing greenhouse gas emissions - minister
Azerbaijan's contribution to the global efforts to combat climate change, as well as the (...)
AzerNews - Azerbaijan - 19 January 2021
BBC: The new mosquito bringing disease to North America
BBC: The new mosquito bringing disease to North America
A novel mosquito carrying parasites or pathogens harmful to humans has been discovered on (...)
Panarmenian - Armenia - 19 January 2021
State Duma's final decision on Open Skies Treaty depends on dialogue with U.S.
State Duma's final decision on Open Skies Treaty depends on dialogue with U.S.
Russia will make its final decision on withdrawing from the Treaty on Open Skies depending on (...)
Vestnik Kavkaza - Russia - 19 January 2021
Legendary US Russia Scholar Brumfield's Great Book About the Architecture of the Russian (...)
Legendary US Russia Scholar Brumfield's Great Book About the Architecture of the Russian (...)
by Russia Beyond () Editors Note: This article is from a series by the invaluable William (...)
Russia Insider - Russia - 19 January 2021
Electricity Infrastructure Project Completed in Erbil Governorate: Minister
Electricity Infrastructure Project Completed in Erbil Governorate: Minister
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Electricity Kamal Muhammed said on Tuesday that (...)
The Baghdad Post - Iraq - 19 January 2021