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Protestors · Tehran
Iran arrests 9 foreigners it says were involved in protests
Amnesty International says security forces have killed at least 52 people. Rights group says use of lethal force escalated later that evening. Iranian state TV has reported that at least 41 protesters and police have been killed. An Associated Press count of official statements by authorities tallied at least 14 dead.See the Story
42% Center coverage: 45 sources
Asia · Kabul
Kabul classroom bombing death toll rises to 35 as women protest 'genocide'
Dozens of women from Afghanistan's minority Hazara community protested in the capital Saturday. A suicide bombing a day earlier killed at least 35 people- mostly young women from the ethnic group. A bomber blew himself up on Friday at a Kabul study hall as hundreds of pupils were taking tests in preparation for university entrance exams.See the Story
43% Left coverage: 21 sources
Business · Washington
U.S. judge dismisses Mexico's $10 bln lawsuit against gun makers
A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Mexico's $10 billion lawsuit seeking to hold U.S. gun manufacturers responsible for facilitating the trafficking of a deadly flood of weapons across the U.S.-Mexico border to drug cartels.See the Story
54% Center coverage: 24 sources
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Europe · Washington
US Congress approves $12.3 billion aid package for Ukraine
US Senate approves $12 billion in new economic and military aid for Ukraine. The measure includes $3 billion for arms, supplies and salaries for Ukraine's military. It also provides $4.5 billion for Kyiv to keep the country's finances stable. It comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to declare the annexation of parts of Ukraine occupied by Russian troops on Friday.See the Story
Coverage: 6 sources
Long Covid remains a mystery, though theories are emerging
Millions of people around the world are believed to suffer from long Covid. Between 10 to 20 percent of people who contract coronavirus are estimated to have the condition. Symptoms include fatigue, breathlessness, and a lack of mental clarity dubbed brain fog. Research has recently proposed several theories for its cause.See the Story
67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Africa · South Africa
Mpho Makwana appointed new chair of Eskom board
Mpho Makwana has been appointed as new chairperson of the Eskom board. The new board brings broad experience, expertise and skills that will provide stability and strategic direction to the entity. Former Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali was also appointed to the board.See the Story
100% Right coverage: 3 sources
F1: Red Bull boss blasts 'fictitious' and 'defamatory' cost cap claims
Red Bull boss Christian Horner angry at comments made by Mercedes and Ferrari. Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff and Ferrari racing director Laurent Mekies spoke about potential breaches of the F1 cost cap rules last year. Two squads have been found to have spent more than last year's circa $145 million limit.See the Story
100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Cyril Ramaphosa · Northern Cape
ANC NC reiterates call for second term for Ramaphosa at party's helm
ANC Northern Cape chairperson - Zamani Saul was speaking in Kimberley on Saturday, where Ramaphosa is leading the Letsema campaign.See the Story
Africa · South Africa
Cosatu welcomes passage of Land Court Bill in the National Assembly
Cosatu welcomes the passage of the Land Court Bill in the National Assembly. The bill will be referred to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for consideration before it is sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa for implementation. If approved, the bill will solve a backlog of cases, including farm evictions and land claims.See the Story
International · Pakistan
Pakistan launches trans protection hotline
The hotline is connected to top police officers and the Ministry of Human Rights. Trans people are considered outcasts by many in the country, especially in conservative areas. The launch comes amid plans by government to pass an amendment to its Transgender Rights Bill. It would let trans people choose their gender identity for previously issued government documents, educational certificates and national identity cards.See the Story
Africa · Cape Town
WC community safety MEC fears kidnappings could negatively affect the economy
Western Cape community safety MEC Reagen Allen fears the ongoing spate of kidnappings in Cape Town could negatively impact the province's economy. In the latest incident this week, a woman was ambushed and snatched from her car outside business premises along Ipswich road in Blackheath. It's being reported that the 35-year-old victim is a Ukranian national.See the Story