22 November 2020 News

Conflict, United States, Donald Trump, Afghanistan, Brazil were the most important topics in the news of the Sunday 22 November 2020, but also: Crime, Racism, Refugee, Germany, Kabul.

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News from 22/11/2020

Brazil sees more protests after black man killed by security guards

New demonstrations against racism took place Sunday outside Carrefour supermarkets in Brazil to protest the death of a black man beaten to death...

After escaping Ethiopia, mothers face giving birth in camps

Like all mothers-to-be, Berekhti Burro dreamt of bringing new life into the world in a safe place, with love and care at home to give her baby...

Thousands attend Serbian patriarch’s funeral, coronavirus victim

Thousands of mourners paid homage Sunday to Patriarch Irinej, leader of Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC), who died of Covid-19 during the country's...

Thousands march in Belarus opposition rally in Minsk

Tens of thousands of Belarus opposition protesters took to the streets on Sunday, the latest large-scale rally against President Alexandre Lukashenko's...

German FM slams coronavirus protesters for Nazi victim comparisons

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday lashed out at anti-mask protesters comparing themselves to Nazi victims, accusing them of trivialising...

Kyrgyz protest over proposed constitution empowering president

Hundreds took to the streets in Kyrgyzstan Sunday to protest a proposed constitution that critics say would empower the presidency and damage...

Merkel ‘worried’ over vaccine rollout despite G20 fairness pledge

G20 leaders said Sunday they will "spare no effort" to ensure fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines, but the united front was punctured by...

Jihadist threat keeps 300,000 voters from Burkina polls

Hundreds of thousands of voters in Burkina Faso were unable to cast ballots in Sunday's general election due to security threats, officials said,...

Afghan VP vows to track down Kabul attackers

Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh vowed Sunday to track down those responsible for a rocket attack on the capital that killed at least 10...

The women who served as a deadly duo for the Taliban

Female assassins who lured an Afghan security official to his death with promises of sex before shooting him and dumping his body at a cemetery...

US hopes to start virus vaccines in December as pandemic surges

The United States hopes to begin coronavirus vaccinations in early December, a top government health official said Sunday, the latest positive...

Finnish ferry runs aground in Baltic with nearly 430 aboard

A passenger ferry ran aground Saturday next to islands between Sweden and Finland, leaving nearly 430 passengers and crew stranded for the night,...

DR Congo hoteliers bet on luxury in troubled east

The new five-star Serena Hotel in the city of Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has more than 100 luxury rooms and all of the amenities:...

Nightmare over but Iraqi Christians still dream of leaving

The bells of St. Joseph's Chaldean Cathedral echo across Baghdad, signalling the start of Mass for the dwindling congregation that has stayed...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Israel said Sunday its military struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response to a rocket attack launched from the Palestinian enclave.

US approves Regeneron antibody treatment given to Trump

A Covid-19 antibody therapy used to treat President Donald Trump was approved by the US drug regulator on Saturday for people who aren't yet...

Karabakh peace deal fuels confusion, anxiety over new borders

An Armenian fighter in camouflage with a Kalashnikov assault rifle slung over his shoulder peers through binoculars over towards an encampment...

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump resists

US President-elect Joe Biden will name his first cabinet picks on Tuesday, his chief of staff said, even as Donald Trump clung to unsubstantiated...

Burkina Faso goes to the polls in shadow of jihadist threat

Burkina Faso will vote in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, and with opposition candidates warning of...

Virus swells Montreal’s homeless camps as winter comes

All along the edges of a long boulevard in Montreal stretches an unprecedented sight in this city: hundreds of tents that have sprung up in a...

Denying defeat, Trump offers fodder for world’s strongmen

The United States has long championed democracy around the world, pushing persistently, if not always consistently, for leaders to give up power...

Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler

Belgium's approach to policing undocumented migration will be in the dock Monday when an officer goes on trial over the shooting death of a two-year-old...