๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia seeks to improve image after Khashoggi killing | Al Jazeera English

Saudi Arabia has hired a public relations firm to rebuild its image following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The exercise aims to rebuild global perception of the kingdom. Riyadh’s public investment fund, which has more than $300bn in assets, signed a $120,000-a-month contract with the firm. The CIA concluded that Crown Pince Mohammed bin […]

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๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ EU hits Google with $1.69bn fine for abusing online ads market | Al Jazeera English

European Union regulators have fined Google $1.69bn for blocking rival online search advertisers, hitting the US-based tech giant with a third penalty in two years. The punishment on Wednesday brought Google’s total tab with the bloc $9.31bn. In the latest ruling, Google and parent company Alphabet were found to have breached EU rules by imposing […]

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๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuelans growing desperate as crisis hits fishing industry | Al Jazeera English

Venezuela’s political crisis continues, as opposition leader Juan Guaido keeps up his efforts to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. A collapsed economy means many people are struggling just to survive. And desperation is leading people to barter fish for vital supplies. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Puerto La Cruz. – Subscribe to our channel: – […]

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Trump says strongly considering NATO privileges for Brazil | Al Jazeera English

Donald Trump says he’s strongly considering NATO membership for Brazil, as he welcomed its leader to the White House. This is Jair Bolsonaro’s first trip abroad since taking office in January. Among the topics discussed was the crisis in Venezuela, the two presidents having similar views on what needs to be done there. Al Jazeera’s […]

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๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Ridicule of indigenous Oscar nod highlights racism in Mexico | Al Jazeera English

Yalitza Aparicio exploded onto Mexico’s media landscape following her Oscar nomination for the Mexican film, Roma. The 25-year old was the first indigenous woman to be nominated for best actress. But some ridiculed her on TV and social media, highlighting the discrimination indigenous people continue to face in Mexico. Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from […]

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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Christchurch attacks force New Zealand to see ‘racist underbelly’ | Al Jazeera English

New Zealand is a multicultural, multi-ethnic country and everyone seems to get along. But the attacks that took the lives of 50 Muslims has forced New Zealand examine the presence racism in its own society. Although ethnic minorities have said that New Zealand is a generally tolerant place, most have stories of experiencing racism. Police, […]

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia war crimes: Mass protests in support of special tribunal | Al Jazeera English

Last week, Colombia President Ivan Duque objected to six out of 159 articles of the law implementing a peace deal with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Duque criticised the special jurisdiction for peace law that also oversees the establishment of a tribunal for war crimes, as being too lenient towards rebel commanders. Critics say […]

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Press freedom: Indian government withdraws funding

Journalists in Indian-administered Kashmir are often the first casualties trying to report from one of the world’s most militarised regions. And now newspapers are under even more pressure. The Indian government has stopped advertising in two major Kashmiri dailies, taking away a vital source of revenue. Newspaper editors hit back, printing blank front pages to […]

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๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algerian PM has started talks to form new government | Al Jazeera English

Despite the reforms offered by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the new prime mininster’s attempts to form a “technocratic” cabinet, protests in Algeria have continued. Noureddine Bedoui was appointed prime minister last week after his predecessor Ahmed Ouyahia resigned in the wake of mass protests, but his new cabinet has not seen much public support from […]

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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Russia marks five years since annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea | Al Jazeera English

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin marks the fifth anniversary of Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine with a visit to the Black Sea peninsula on Monday. Putin attended the launch of new power plants in Crimea, part of Moscow’s efforts to upgrade the region’s infrastructure. Ukraine cut off energy supplies to the peninsula and blocked shipments […]

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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Christchurch attacks: Should Facebook be commended or condemned? | Al Jazeera English

Following the attacks on mosques in Christchurch, Facebook has faced widespread criticism for allowing the livestream of the rampage for 17 minutes. But the company is getting some high-profile support for its efforts to fight violence and online hatred. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle has more. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: […]

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Americans shocked at New Zealand’s move towards gun control | Al Jazeera English

In addition to sharing tributes online, people in the United States are surprised by how quickly New Zealand’s government appears to be moving on to the gun control debate after attacks on mosques in the country killed at least 50 people on Friday. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow […]

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