Category: Politics

A volunteer received a coronavirus vaccine as part of clinical trials at Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University in June. (Image by Sechenov Medical University Press Office, via Getty Images)

Your Monday Briefing

We’re covering Russian plans for a nationwide coronavirus vaccination campaign, Britain’s dilemma if President Trump loses in November and a far-right extremist group in Germany. Russia plans mass vaccination after shortened trials Russia is planning a nationwide vaccination campaign in October with a coronavirus vaccine that has yet to complete clinical trials. The announcement has raised international concerns that the […]

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Reading of the 67th ECWA GCC Communique by the ECWA President (Rev. Stephen Baba Panya) on the 31st of July 2020 at the ECWA Bishara 1 Tudun Wada, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria

67th ECWA GCC Communique: The Systematic Eradication of Christians in NorthEastern Nigeria Must Stop

Reading of the 67th ECWA GCC Communique (ECWA Headquarters)   Reading of the 67th ECWA GCC Communique by the ECWA President (Rev. Stephen Baba Panya) on the 31st of July 2020 at the ECWA Bishara 1 Tudun Wada, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria      

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Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues. Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight (Image by Dave Killen:AP)

Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues

and Andrew Selsky | The Associated Press Oregon’s attorney general is seeking an order to stop federal agents from arresting people in Portland as the city continues to be convulsed by nightly protests that have gone on for seven weeks and have now pitted local officials against the Trump administration. Federal agents, some wearing camouflage and some wearing dark Homeland Security […]

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Kaduna State Governor Nasir Elrufai with security operatives during the visit to Kajuru community

Southern Kaduna Killings: ECWA Backs Senate Resolution

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has lent its voice in full support of the resolution adopted by the Senate during plenary calling on the service chiefs to resign or be sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari due to multi-pronged security challenges in the country. ECWA president, Rev. Stephen Baba Panya stated this in a press statement signed and issued in […]

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Protesters in Abuja, 23 July. (Image by Wardesk)

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) releases video of executions of four aid workers and private security guard

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has released a video depicting the executions of four aid workers and a private security guard who were abducted on 8 June on the Monguno-Maiduguri road in Borno State, after ransom negotiations reportedly failed. In a brief proof of life video released on 29 June, Abdulrahman Babagana, the camp manager for the State […]

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Rev. Stephen Baba Panya, President of ECWA

Service Chiefs’ Exit Overdue, Says ECWA President As He Condemns Southern Kaduna Killings

The replacement of Nigeria’s service chiefs is long overdue, President of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Panya Baba, has said “in full support of the resolution adopted by the Senate”. He stated this in an article published on Wednesday, citing the “dismal security situation” in the country, especially in Southern Kaduna where there are many Christian communities. […]

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President Donald Trump participates in a law enforcement briefing on the MS-13 gang in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

As the pandemic worsens, major retailers, grocery stores, and city and state leaders are making the tough decisions that the President has shirked

President Donald Trump isn’t leading America much as its pandemic worsens. But that’s not stopping Walmart — along with Kroger, Kohl’s, and city and state leaders and officials — from making the tough decisions that the President has shirked. Source: Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Given Trump’s approach, if the country is to exit the building disaster without many more […]

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The End of Enlightenment and the First Globalisation

The End of Enlightenment and the First Globalisation

Editorial Credit(s): Daniel Kibsgaard The book Terrorists, Anarchists and Republicans tells a story of republican crisis at the end of the eighteenth century. It is sometimes assumed that there was a renaissance of republican theory during this era. There are certainly theoretical developments with regard to how to create a republic in a large state, as evinced by events in […]

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Muscogee (Creek) Nation (Amanda Rutland/Muscogee Nation/ZUMA Press/Newscom)

US Supreme Court rules half of Oklahoma is Native American land

The ruling means that some tribe members found guilty in state courts for offenses committed on the land at issue can now challenge their convictions. Justice Neil Gorsuch, a conservative appointed by President Donald Trump, sided with the court’s four liberals and also wrote the opinion. He referred to the Trail of Tears, the forcible 19th Century relocation of Native […]

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President Trump at a White House discussion of school reopenings this week. (Credit...Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times)

U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

GOOD MORNING. WE’RE COVERING THE DISPUTE OVER REOPENING U.S. SCHOOLS, A $38 BILLION PLAN TO SAVE BRITISH JOBS AND A CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS IN SERBIA. Schools become a flash point in U.S. reopening debate President Trump is at odds with his own public health experts over how to safely reopen schools in the fall, as coronavirus infection numbers in the […]

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