Religious leader who blamed gay marriage for coronavirus catches Covid-19 himself

And Maria Guryeva, a spokeswoman for Amnesty International Ukraine, said at the time: “Such statements…are very harmful because they could lead to increased attacks, aggression, discrimination and acceptance of violence against certain groups.”

Church Leader Who Blamed Coronavirus on Gay Marriage Contracts COVID-19

There are more than 143,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine, with 2,988 deaths. A total of 65,849 people have recovered from the virus in the country. In total, there have been more than 27.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the world.

Palestinians Regroup, Tell Arab World Not to Deal with Israel Before Peace

“Palestine remains committed to the Arab Peace Initiative that normalization with Israel can be advanced upon the end of Israel’s occupation and the realization of an independent, sovereign, and contiguous State of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital and the resolving of the question of Palestine refugees per UNGA 194,” Erekat said in reference […]

Navalny’s No. 2 Suspects ‘Putin’s Chef’ Ordered Novichok Hit on Opposition Leader

Navalny hired Sobol when she was a teenager in law school, as the first employee for his nonprofit group, the Anti-Corruption Foundation. Together they have produced dozens of video investigative reports about high-profile, outrageous cases of corruption by President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies. These reports have touched his inner circle: the petroleum kingpins Igor Sechin […]

Tens of thousands march in Minsk to demand Belarus leader resigns

Police and army troops blocked off the center of Minsk on Sunday, but demonstrators marched to the outskirts of the Palace of Independence, the president’s working residence 3km outside the city center. The palace grounds were blocked off by phalanxes of shield-bearing riot police and water cannon.

Times Network launches TIMES NOW WORLD and Mirror NOW in the Middle East

du, TIMES NOW WORLD and Mirror NOW marks its Middle East debut following the success of the network’s existing offerings in the region – TIMES NOW, ET NOW and ZoomExpanding its footprint in international markets, broadcast network, Times Network has announced the launch of TIMES NOW WORLD and Mirror NOW in the Middle East on […]

Japan: Yoshihide Suga in pole position for PM as debate kicks off

Yoshihide Suga is on course for a landslide victory in the race to become Japan’s next prime minister, an Asahi newspaper tally showed, as debate kicks off later Wednesday among the three candidates vying to succeed long-time leader Shinzo Abe.

Japan’s Suga in pole position for PM as debate kicks off

TOKYO (Reuters) – Yoshihide Suga is on course for a landslide victory in the race to become Japan’s next prime minister, an Asahi newspaper tally showed, as debate kicks off later Wednesday among the three candidates vying to succeed long-time leader Shinzo Abe.

Ukraine church leader who said coronavirus was ‘God’s punishment’ for same-sex marriage hospitalized with COVID-19

Patriarch Filaret, 91, who leads the large Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev Patriarchate, received a positive test result for COVID-19 during his “scheduled testing” and began hospital treatment, the church announced Friday on its website and Facebook page. In an update Tuesday, the church said Filaret remained hospitalized in “stable” condition and continues treatment.

World Reacts to Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

CBS News chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer said, “I don’t think anybody expected this. The Nobel Committee, I find interesting, said they awarded this for changing the tone of American politics. It’s almost as if they’re saying we’re giving you the Nobel Peace Prize for winning the election. President Bush was very unpopular in Europe […]