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Europe · Kabul

Women TV presenters defy Taliban order to cover faces on air

55% Center coverage: 99 sources
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists. Earlier this month, the Taliban ordered all women in public to wear head-to-toe clothing.See the Story
Cocaine · Fairfax County

Depp v Heard: Amber says first time Johnny slapped her 'broke my heart'

39% Left coverage: 97 sources
Heard took the stand for the first time Wednesday afternoon in the now four-week trial. She described to jurors how they met filming a movie and fell in love. Depp, 58, is suing Heard for libel in Fairfax County Circuit Court after she wrote a December 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post.See the Story
Europe · Moscow

Leader of Pussy Riot Band Escapes Russia, With Help From Friends

55% Left coverage: 31 sources
Maria Alyokhina, the leader of the Pussy Riot band, escaped Russia by disguising herself as a food courier to avoid Moscow police. She left her cell phone behind to trick the police and avoid any tracking. A friend drove her to Russia's border with Belarus and she traveled to Lithuania within a week.See the Story
Europe · Paris

Security guard killed in Qatar Embassy in Paris

39% Right coverage: 23 sources
A security guard at the Qatari Embassy in Paris was killed and a suspect arrested. The circumstances of the killing, including the method used, were not immediately clear. The special prosecutor for terrorism cases was not involved in the case, meaning that terror has been ruled out as a motive in the attack.See the Story
Europe · Moscow

Russia practises nuclear-capable missile strikes

45% Left coverage: 20 sources
Russia says it carried out simulated nuclear missile strikes in Kaliningrad. The announcement came on the 70th day of Moscow's military action in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin has made thinly veiled threats about nuclear weapons. More than 100 servicemen took part in the drills, the defense ministry said.See the Story
Deutsche Bank · Los Angeles

Deutsche Bank whistleblower found dead in L.A.

50% Left coverage: 16 sources
Valentin Broeksmit, 45, was found about 7 a.m. Monday in Los Angeles. He was reported missing last year, with police saying he was last seen driving a red Mini Cooper. He is believed to have worked with federal authorities investigating the activities of Deutsche Bank.See the Story

Everything you need to know about the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra booked their place in Saturday's grand final in Turin. The group received a rapturous response from the crowd at the PalaOlimpico. Irish Eurovision hopeful Brooke Scullion will compete in the second semi-final on Thursday.See the Story
Tennis

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga cruelled by shoulder injury as he farewells tennis and Roland Garros in tears

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retires having won 18 career titles, two at Masters 1000 level. The 37-year-old fought for almost four hours before bowing out in tears. Tsonga beat Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer when each was world number one.See the Story
Pollution

Qui a vu un paquebot balancer ses poubelles à la mer en Bretagne ?

La gendarmerie maritime a ouvert une enquête pour tenter de faire la lumière sur une pollution dénoncée par des pêcheurs dans l’archipel des Glénan (Finistère)See the Story

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