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Nation News Brief for Barbados

Nation News Brief for Barbados

Barbados

Get daily summaries from The Nation Newspaper on the leading news stories in Barbados.
NationBarbados, 6 hours ago

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French forces kill leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

French forces kill leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Nigeria

French forces have killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdel, in northern Mali.
Vanguard Newspapers, 7 hours ago

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Understanding the violent protests across America - The Mail & Guardian

Understanding the violent protests across America - The Mail & Guardian

South Africa

The protests are rooted not in the pandemic, but in centuries of discrimination
Mail & Guardian, 7 hours ago

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'This is just a start': states announce police reforms as protests enter second weekend

'This is just a start': states announce police reforms as protests enter second weekend

United Kingdom

Minneapolis and California take steps against dangerous tactics including chokehold and neck hold
The Guardian, 7 hours ago

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North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with South

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with South

Canada

Threat latest condemnation of South for failing to prevent activists from sending anti-North Korea leaflets across border
The Globe and Mail, 7 hours ago

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The Sea’s Weirdest Creatures, Now in ‘Staggering’ Detail

The Sea’s Weirdest Creatures, Now in ‘Staggering’ Detail

United States

With a new laser-scanning tool, marine biologists are getting a fine-comb look at some of the gloopiest and most mysterious organisms in the ocean.
The New York Times, 7 hours ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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PM ‘embarrassed’ by inhumane prison death, discloses proposal for new facility

PM ‘embarrassed’ by inhumane prison death, discloses proposal for new facility

Jamaica

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has revealed that the Government is now mulling a proposal for a new prison. It comes amid renewed calls for improvement in the penal conditions following reports that 81-year-old Noel Chambers died under inhumane conditions at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre where he had been for 40 years without trial.
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 hours ago

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Our solutions are in Nature: World Environment Day 2020

Our solutions are in Nature: World Environment Day 2020

Grenada

The focus of World Environment Day in Grenada this year is “Our Solutions are in Nature.”
Grenada News, 11 hours ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Win a Big Green Egg BBQ with Trivento winery this summer

Win a Big Green Egg BBQ with Trivento winery this summer

Ireland

The Irish Times has teamed up with the famous Malbec producer Trivento to give you the chance to win a Big Green Egg BBQ!
The Irish Times, 11 hours ago

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Hafter’s forces retreat, giving up Tarhuna – their last stronghold in western Libya

Hafter’s forces retreat, giving up Tarhuna – their last stronghold in western Libya

Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 June 2020: The Khalifa Hafter led Libyan National Army (LNA) and their aligned forces gave up attempting to defend their last western Libya stronghold, Tarhuna, yesterday, as the forces defending Tripoli strolled unresisted into the city. Pro Tripoli forces say Hafter’s forces escaped to Jufra airbase Hafter’s loss brings to an end his calamitous 14-month attempt to control western Libya and take over the capital Tripoli. Hafter’s forces have claimed they have retreated and retrenched further east at the Jufra airbase. It is not clear if they had a choice and nor is it clear if the forces aligned with the internationally recognized government in Tripoli will stop at Tarhuna or seek to push on eastwards towards Jufra, the eastern oilfields - and even beyond to eastern Libya proper. The collapse of Hafter’s military campaign came quickly and coincided with the increase of Turkish intervention and air support for Tripoli. Since [...]
libyaherald, 16 hours ago

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