Lawsuit targets Russian mercenary company for role in Syria | Russia

The brother of a Syrian killed by suspected Russian mercenaries called on authorities in Moscow to investigate the incident and the possible role played by the Wagner group, a group of mercenaries led by one of Vladimir Putin’s close allies . Video footage released by Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta shows a group of six men […]

Protests in Myanmar: Passers-by among 20 killed by security forces | Myanmar coup

At least 20 people were killed in Myanmar on Monday after another day of unrest and protests against the junta that took power six weeks ago, a local watch group said. The country has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi from power, with hundreds of thousands taking to […]

“Rogue Nation”: Anger in New Zealand after Australian Deportation of Teenager | New Zealand

Pressure is mounting in New Zealand for the government to condemn Australia as a “rogue nation” in human rights violations following the deportation of a 15-year-old boy. The minor was sent to New Zealand under the controversial 501 policy whereby the Australian government deported non-citizens deemed to have “substantial criminal records” on a character standard […]

Jameis Winston signs with Saints again on one-year, $ 12 million contract

Jameis Winston will be back in New Orleans next season. The quarterback re-signs with the Saints, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter (via Twitter). It’s a one-year offer worth up to $ 12 million. Following the retirement of Drew Brees, the Saints have question marks at the post for the first time since 2005. Barring an […]

The Picture of Dorian Gray review – the ugly face of social media | Theater

IIf Dorian Gray is reborn in our time, it seems only fitting that he is a social media star obsessed with his image. It is therefore very logical that this adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s novel places its protagonist at the center of the digital whirlwind of 2021. There is now no more physical painting: the […]

Top five prospects for the 2021 MLB draft

The annual Major League Baseball first-year draft will take place July 11-13, 2021 in Atlanta. It will be held in conjunction with this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The draft order is based on last year’s team records, ranging from worst to World Series champions. Teams that lose qualified free agents and teams whose […]

Coronavirus Live: Continue Using AstraZeneca / Oxford Vaccine, WHO Says | World news

As I mentioned in the summary, the AstraZeneca / Oxford vaccine is under fairly serious scrutiny, with a number of European countries putting the shot on hold due to concerns about blood clots. The Guardian’s health editor, Sarah Boseley, reports that there have been a handful of reports of blood clots in people recently vaccinated […]