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G-7 vows support; Russia ‘burnt Earth’ tactics

G-7 leaders meeting in Germany plan to pledge indefinite support to Ukraine for "as long as it takes," Bloomberg news reported, citing a draft statement. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and the UK are set to announce that their countries “will continue to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support and stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes,” the draft says . The pledge could ease concerns among some Ukraine leaders that the West will press them to accept an unsatisfactory deal with Russia to end the war quickly.Earlier Sunday, President Joe Biden announced the G-7 nations will ban new imports of Russian gold, the latest sanction aimed at raising the price Russia must pay for its incursion into Ukraine. The White House says gold is second only to...
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Morocco digs 21 graves to bury immigrants killed in the massive assault in Melilla

EP Updated:06/26/2022 9:33 p.m. Save Related newsThe Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH) in the Moroccan city of Nador has denounced this Sunday that 21 graves are being excavated in the Sidi Salem cemetery in Nador without autopsies or any investigation into the death of at least 27. Migrants who died on Friday in an attempted assault on the Melilla fence."The fears we had have turned out to be real: this morning, the Nador authorities were preparing 21 graves in the Sidi Salem cemetery to bury some of the migrants who died on Black Friday at the fence," AMDH-Nador said in a statement. posted on Facebook.The organization has warned that "the authorities intend to quickly hide the disaster we have experienced" and regrets that there ...
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Jordan Díaz breaks his triple jump Spanish record and approaches the 18 meter barrier

J. Abizanda Updated:06/26/2022 9:21 p.m. Save Related news Jordan Díaz, an athlete who is called to become the sensation of the world triple jump, has confirmed the forecasts that gave him as a favorite in the Spanish Athletics Championships outdoors and this Sunday he was proclaimed champion with a flight of 17.93 meters, although that jump, the second of his contest, has not been validated as a new Spanish record as it was made with a +2.5 wind in favor. But the Barcelona athlete has established a new national record in Nerja (Málaga) because on his first attempt he went up to 17.87 meters.Born in Havana 21 years ago and nationalized since last February, the young student of Iván Pedroso arrived at the event leading the ye...
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Olivia Rodrigo’s Glastonbury set slams SCOTUS for Roe v. wade overturn

Olivia Rodrigo, Lily Allen, billie eilish and more singers used their platforms at Glastonbury Festival over the weekend to protest Friday's Supreme Court ruling that takes away Americans' constitutional right to abortion. The watershed decision overturned Roe v. Wade and erased reproductive rights in place for nearly five decades. In the court's most closely watched and controversial case in years, a majority of the justices held that the right to end a pregnancy was not found in the text of the Constitution nor the nation's history. Taking the stage on Saturday at the UK festival in southwest England, Rodrigo told the thousands watching she is "devastated and terrified."Celebrities react to Roe v. Wade overturn:Rita Moreno 'frightened' over SCOTUS ruling, recalls her abortion"So man...
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Australian Muslim group lodges complaint against Twitter for failing to remove ‘hateful’ content | Twitter

An advocacy group for Australian Muslims has lodged a complaint against Twitter with the Queensland Human Rights Commission, accusing the site of failing to take action against accounts that incite hatred on the platform.The Australian Muslim Advocacy Network (Aman) argues that as a publisher Twitter is responsible for content posted by a far-right account that has been cited in the manifesto of the extremist who killed 77 people in Norway in 2011.The network says despite multiple requests, Twitter has refused to delete the account and replies to its posts that “vilify” Muslims. These include comments such as “Ramadan means killing infidels” and claims that the Qur'an should be referred to as the “terrorist handbook”.Comments cited in the complaint refer to the Qur'an as “this satanic ...
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England step up the chase to close on series sweep against New Zealand | England v New Zealand 2022

The concept of a nervous run chase appears lost on this England side and they now march into the final day of this third Test against New Zealand needing 113 more runs to start life under Ben Stokes with a first home series clean-sweep in 11 years.Set 296 for victory after Jack Leach completed well-earned match figures of 10 for 166 on the fourth afternoon, England scorched their way to 183 for two from just 39 overs of batting bliss. Ollie Pope finessed his way to an unbeaten 81 and Joe Root a typically frictionless 55 not out that included another audacious reverse scoop for six.Root had just 16 runs to his name when he repeated his antics from Trent Bridge and whipped Neil Wagner over the slips like a matador bamboozling a charging bull. He and Pope had come together with the score...
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G-7 nations pledge support at meeting

G-7 leaders meeting in Germany plan to pledge indefinite support to Ukraine for "as long as it takes," Bloomberg news reported, citing a draft statement. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and the UK are set to announce that their countries “will continue to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support and stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes,” the draft says . The pledge could ease concerns among some Ukraine leaders that the West will press them to accept an unsatisfactory deal with Russia to end the war quickly.Earlier Sunday, President Joe Biden announced that the G-7 nations will ban new imports of Russian gold, the latest sanction aimed at raising the price Russia must pay for its incursion into Ukraine. The White House says gold is second on...
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Gold miner in Canada finds mummified 35,000-year-old woolly mammoth | Canada

It was a young miner, digging through the northern Canadian permafrost in the seemingly aptly named Eureka Creek, who sounded the alarm when his front-end loader struck something unexpected in the Klondike gold fields.What he had stumbled upon would later be described by the territory's palaeontologist as “one of the most incredible mummified ice age animals ever discovered in the world”: a stunningly preserved carcass of a baby woolly mammoth thought to be more than 35,000 years old.“She's perfect and she's beautiful,” Grant Zazula, the paleontologist for the Canadian territory of the Yukon, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.“She has a trunk. She she has a tail. She has tiny little ears. Ella she has the little prehensile end of the trunk where she could use it to grab gras...
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Gunnar Biniasch makes history by winning the first Wing Foil Race Spanish Cup

Paula PerezDenia (Alicante) Updated:06/26/2022 20:13h Save The German Gunnar Biniasch took home his third podium of the Baleària WFSS 2022, a special podium since, together with this victory, he adds the first Wing Foil Race Spanish Cup to his record. The podium of the Open Pro category was closed by the Andalusian Yasser Chaib and the Alicante Pedro Simó in second and third place respectively. Gunnar Biniasch went out on the water on the first day of the Baleària WFSS 2022 Denia and the Spanish Cup with his sights set on victory. With an average of twelve knots of intensity, the German flew over the regatta field obtaining seven first places in the eight races of the day. In the second round of the day, Yasser Chaib and Pedró Simó took ad...
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Russia steps up attacks; Biden bans gold imports

G7 leaders meeting in Germany plan to pledge indefinite support to Ukraine for 'as long as it takes," Bloomberg news reported, citing a draft statement. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and the UK, are set to announce that their countries “will continue to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support and stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes,” the draft says. The pledge could ease concerns among some Ukraine leaders that the West will press them to accept an unsatisfactory deal with Russia to end the war quickly.Earlier Sunday, President Joe Biden announced that the G-7 nations will ban new imports of Russian gold, the latest sanction aimed at raising the price Russia must pay for its incursion into Ukraine. The White House says gold is second onl...