Manny Pacquiao Is Campaigning to Be President of the Philippines With Rodrigo Duterte's Playbook. Will Voters Trust Him?

Published: 2021-09-24 09:25:12 UTC

[Time] Boxer Manny Pacquiao is running for president of the Philippines by copying former ally Rodrigo Duterte's own populist moves.

Covid-19 live updates: New York races to avoid hospital staff shortages ahead of vaccine mandate deadline

Published: 2021-09-24 09:05:18 UTC

[The Washington Post] Potentially thousands of health care workers could be unable to work on Monday if they have not received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

Pakistan to US: Abandoning Afghanistan risks humanitarian crisis

Published: 2021-09-24 08:29:56 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Pakistan repeats call for the world not to ‘abandon’ Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover of that country.

Take Five: "Auf Wiedersehen Merkel, hallo...?"

Published: 2021-09-24 07:59:12 UTC

[Reuters] Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Kim Yo-jong says North Korea open to ending war if conditions met

Published: 2021-09-24 07:52:26 UTC

[BBC News] The sister of Kim Jong-un said she was open to the idea if the South stopped its "hostile policies".

German parties rally supporters ahead of Sunday election

Published: 2021-09-24 07:50:28 UTC

[Associated Press] BERLIN (AP) — Germany's political parties prepared to rally their supporters and win over undecided voters Friday, two days before a national election that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after 16 years in power.

German millionaires rush assets to Switzerland ahead of election

Published: 2021-09-24 07:49:06 UTC

[Reuters] A potential lurch to the left in Germany's election on Sunday is scaring millionaires into moving assets into Switzerland, bankers and tax lawyers say.

Derek Chauvin to appeal his conviction, sentencing in death of George Floyd

Published: 2021-09-24 07:47:26 UTC

[Reuters] Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has filed an intent to appeal with the Minnesota state appellate court in his murder conviction for the death of George Floyd.

China’s Evergrande, facing collapse under debt mountain, decides silence is golden

Published: 2021-09-24 07:26:00 UTC

[The Washington Post] Giant developer that rode the Chinese housing boom missed a key interest payment and could be declared in default in less than a month.

Arizona GOP’s Election Audit Confirms Biden Win in Draft Report

Published: 2021-09-24 07:17:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] No court or election authority has found evidence of widespread fraud in the 2020 election

Harris to Modi: ‘Incumbent on our nations to protect democracies’

Published: 2021-09-24 06:55:53 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] US vice president’s remarks mark a subtle change from Trump administration’s approach towards the Indian leader.

Britain says: we'll do whatever it takes to resolve trucker shortage

Published: 2021-09-24 06:44:09 UTC

[Reuters] Britain on Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to resolve a trucker shortage that has forced oil giant BP <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/BP.L" target="_blank">(BP.L)</a> to close some petrol stations and strained supermarket supply chains to brea…

Jailbreak shines light on mass incarceration of Palestinians

Published: 2021-09-24 06:07:11 UTC

[Associated Press] RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The cinematic escape of six prisoners who tunneled out of an Israeli penitentiary earlier this month shone a light on Israel's mass incarceration of Palestinians, one of the many bitter fruits of the conflict.

Gas crisis leaves Europe searching for solutions

Published: 2021-09-24 05:52:25 UTC

[BBC News] Consumers face a steep rise in energy bills as governments try to fund the move to renewable energy.

Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment

Published: 2021-09-24 05:25:20 UTC

[Associated Press] The images — men on horseback, appearing to use reins as whips to corral Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry. But to many Haitians and Black Americans, they're merely confirmation of a deeply held belief:

The AP Interview: Hungary committed to contentious LGBT law

Published: 2021-09-24 04:57:33 UTC

[Associated Press] UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The right-wing populist government in Hungary is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBT issues and national sovereignty — all matters that have put the country at odds with it…

Buckle up: Arizona Republicans to show 2020 recount results

Published: 2021-09-24 04:47:47 UTC

[Associated Press] PHOENIX (AP) — Ten months after Donald Trump lost his 2020 reelection bid in Arizona, supporters hired by Arizona Senate Republicans were preparing to deliver the results of an unprecedented partisan election review that is the climax of a bizarre quest to fi…

Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy

Published: 2021-09-24 04:22:22 UTC

[BBC News] Spain accuses the former president of the Catalonia region of sedition, and wants him extradited.

Taiwan blasts 'arch criminal' China for Pacific trade pact threats

Published: 2021-09-24 04:21:02 UTC

[Reuters] China is an "arch criminal" intent on bullying Taiwan and has no right to oppose or comment on its bid to join a pan-Pacific trade pact, Taiwan's government said in an escalating war of words over Taipei and Beijing's decision to apply.

Draft report of GOP-backed ballot review in Arizona confirms Biden’s win

Published: 2021-09-24 04:18:19 UTC

[The Washington Post] A spokesman for the recount, which was pilloried by experts as sloppy and biased, said there will be “updates in the final report” before its scheduled release Friday.

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