October 24, 2021
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Togo: Gnassingbe receives Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

africanews– Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with his counterpart in Togo on Tuesday as part of his three-leg Africa trip. Erdogan and Faure Gnassingbe met in Lome for a day of discussions. It followed a meeting with Angolan President João Lourenço on Monday in Luanda at the start of the trip. The next and […]
Middle East

Man falls to death from hot air balloon in Israel

bbc– A man has died in northern Israel after he fell from a hot air balloon and landed on top of a moving car. Israeli media reported that the man, in his 20s, was a member of the balloon’s ground crew who was left hanging on to the balloon’s basket after it took off. The balloon’s […]
Asia

North Korea claim test of new submarine-launched missile

bbc– North Korea has confirmed it successfully tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile on Tuesday. State news outlet KCNA said the missile had “advanced control guidance technologies”, which could make it harder to track. North Korea has carried out a flurry of weapons tests in recent weeks, launching what it said were hypersonic and long-range
Fashion

This Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Support Authentic Native Artists

vogue– Growing up on Nipissing First Nation, my traditional territory, I remember that my aunties would always be cooking or making something. On my mom’s side, I come from a large family of 18 aunts and uncles—we’re one big, loud, crazy Ojibwe family—and we would often all gather at my grandmother Leda’s house. There, my […]
Middle East

Deaths reported after Israeli airstrike in Syria’s Homs province

aljazeera– An Israeli airstrike in central Syria has killed one Syrian soldier and three pro-Iranian fighters, according to a UK-based war monitor. The Syrian state news agency SANA had earlier quoted a military source as saying that Wednesday’s attack near the city of Palmyra in Homs province had killed a soldier and wounded three others. […]
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Japan’s new PM dissolves lower house for Oct. 31 national election

npr– Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dissolved the lower house of parliament Thursday, paving the way for elections Oct. 31 that will be Japan’s first of the pandemic. At stake will be how Japan faces a potential coronavirus resurgence and revives its battered economy, and if or how Kishida’s government can leave the shadow […]