Society

Raped by the regime, women still seek justice in Uruguay

When Ana Amoros fell prey to Uruguay’s dictatorship, the first thing her torturers did was strip her naked and hit her with a riding crop. Then they raped her. Amoros is one of a group of 28 former political prisoners seeking justice for torture and sexual crimes…
PoliticsWorld

G20 commits to fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines

G20 leaders said Sunday they will “spare no effort” to ensure the fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide, and support poor countries whose economies have been ravaged by the crisis. As the pandemic rages, the club of the world’s richest…
Society

Pfizer/BioNTech to seek emergency use approval for virus vaccine

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech confirmed they will apply Friday for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first to do so in the US as the pandemic rages around the world. The announcement had been expected for several days after the…
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China suspends debt service for poorer countries

China today announced the suspension of the debt service of developing countries, for a total amount of US $ 2,100 million (1,766 million euros), as part of the G20 country group initiative. China’s Finance Minister Liu Kun said in a statement that the China…
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Hong Kong: 'Eyes will be plucked out,' China warns West

China has strongly rebuked the UK, the US, Australia, New Zealand and Canada after being accused of a concerted effort to silence critics in Hong Kong, reports the BBC The countries, which form the Five Eyes alliance, criticised China’s imposition of new rules to…