Shanghai Covid: City to lockdown each half for mass testing

Shanghai Covid: City to lockdown each half for mass testing

The eastern half of the city — comprising around 11 million residents — will go into lockdown at the start of the week for four days, while the 14 million remaining people will start lockdown from Friday, the Shanghai government said on Sunday night. Everyone is required to participate in the citywide Covid-19 screening to … Read more

Police in Lviv detain two individuals on suspicion of sharing information with Russia

Police in Lviv detain two individuals on suspicion of sharing information with Russia

Sunday mass at Saints Peter and Paul Garrison Catholic Church in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on March 27. (Yuriy Dyachyshyn/AFP/Getty Images) Ukraine has reclaimed several villages from Russian forces in a series of counterattacks, including to the east of Kharkiv and northwest of Mariupol, after Russian missiles struck the western city of Lviv … Read more

Rep. Mo Brooks says Trump repeatedly asks him to ‘rescind’ the 2020 election

Rep.  Mo Brooks says Trump repeatedly asks him to ‘rescind’ the 2020 election

CNN — Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama repeated his claim Thursday that former President Donald Trump has personally asked him to work to rescind the 2020 election, remove Joe Biden from office and install Trump in his place. “The President has asked me to rescind the election of 2020,” Brooks told WIAT. “He always brings … Read more

NDP’s Singh thinks NATO spending target is ‘arbitrary’

NDP’s Singh thinks NATO spending target is ‘arbitrary’

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says his caucus would be against the federal government moving to increase its defense spending to hit NATO’s target of two per cent of GDP, calling the request from the international military alliance “arbitrary.” “The pressure that’s being applied right now is to get to two per cent. We think that’s … Read more

Exclusive: US cancels talks with Taliban over U-turn on girls’ education

Exclusive: US cancels talks with Taliban over U-turn on girls’ education

US officials pull out of Doha meeting with Taliban Talks seen as key to easing Afghan economic crisis Decision came after Taliban U-turn on girls’ education KABUL/WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The United States abruptly canceled meetings with the Taliban in Doha that were set to address key economic issues, officials said on Friday, after … Read more