Saturday, 23 October, 2021

Author: Ed Foreman


A San Jose, California woman born in India was one of two foreign tourists killed in the apparent crossfire of a drug-gang shootout in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Tulum. Authorities in Quintana Roo, the state where Tulum, Playa del Read more…


Italy’s right-wing former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, went on trial Saturday charged with kidnapping for refusing in 2019 to allow a Spanish migrant rescue ship to dock in Sicily, keeping the people onboard at sea for days. It is the Read more…


When CBS News first met Angela, an American mother in Afghanistan, she said she was visiting family in August when the government fell and the Taliban came to power. She said repeatedly that she feared for her life. “This is Read more…


Americans in Afghanistan face hard choice of dividing families – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News follows one woman’s struggle to find a way out of the Taliban-led country without leaving behind her family. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Read more…


Unvaccinated people in Austria could face new lockdown restrictions if coronavirus case numbers continue to rise, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said. The news came after a Friday evening meeting between Schallenberg and state-level leaders to discuss their response to rapidly increasing Read more…


Couple who escaped slavery honored with blue plaque in London – CBS News Watch CBSN Live For over a century, London has marked buildings where historic figures lived with a blue plaque. Earlier this month, the lives of two remarkable Read more…


Issued on: 19/10/2021 – 18:40 Dozens of people, including women and children, have spent weeks sleeping rough outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Libya. Desperately seeking shelter, these families, who come from sub-Saharan Africa, fled to the offices Read more…


Ukraine”s coronavirus infections and deaths reached all-time highs for a second straight day Friday, in a growing challenge for the country with one of Europe’s lowest shares of vaccinated people. Ukrainian health authorities reported 23,785 new confirmed infections and 614 Read more…


Poles took to the streets on Friday night to mark the one year anniversary of a constitutional court ruling that restricted abortion rights in Poland in October 2020. Protests were held in Warsaw and other cities but numbers were far Read more…


World leaders will finally meet in Glasgow for COP26 next week after months of planning and amid important signals from previously climate-sceptic nations that they are now taking global warming more seriously. At the U.N. General Assembly. Chinese President Xi Read more…