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Hong Kong forces Tiananmen Square group to remove Facebook page

HONG KONG – Hong Kong police have forced one of the city’s best-known activist groups to clean up its online presence, in latest sign of how authorities can use a powerful national security law to restrict online speech and enforce Chinese-style internet censorship. . The group, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of China’s Democratic Patriotic Movements, has for decades ...

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After withdrawal from Afghanistan, US seeks base in NATO and Intel pacts – NBC10 Philadelphia

Amid the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the top US military officer meets in Greece with his NATO counterparts over the weekend, hoping to forge more bases, intelligence sharing and other deals to prevent terrorist groups from regrouping and threatening America and the region. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the NATO defense chiefs meeting ...

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In Panjshir, few signs of active resistance or fighting at all

PANJSHIR, Afghanistan – In this lush swath of land – isolated from potential invaders by high mountain peaks and narrow passes conducive to ambushes – former Mujahideen fighters and Afghan commandos regrouped in the days following the overthrow of the government Afghan by the Taliban, vowing to fight for the last man. With its history of resistance and its reputation ...

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Carmine’s hostess attacked after asking group in Texas for proof of vaccination to dine inside – NBC New York

A hostess at a well-known New York City restaurant was attacked just for asking to see proof of a group’s COVID vaccination, a requirement for dining inside the city. Exclusive cellphone video obtained by NBC New York shows Thursday night’s attack outside Carmine’s restaurant on the Upper West Side. Around 5 p.m., spirits heat up and the hostess’ booth is ...

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Nokia resumes technical work with O-RAN Alliance

Nokia said it had resumed its technical contribution to the O-RAN Alliance, after the group assured that its work complied with US law. In a Blog, Nokia Mobile Networks Chairman Tommi Uitto explained Nokia’s commitment to Open RAN and that the alliance has remained as strong as when it first supported the initiatives. “For a short time, we had to ...

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Secessionist group writes to UN, says Nigeria is on the brink of disintegration

The Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS) has called on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in Nigeria, saying the country is on the verge of violent disintegration. NINAS presents itself as a “multi-ethnic alliance of the indigenous peoples of the Middle Belt (part of the former North region), Ilana Omo Oodua (the former West region) and Lower Niger ...

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Greater Baltimore History Alliance announces new leadership

Greater Baltimore History Alliance press release: September 10, 2021 The Greater Baltimore History Alliance today announced the election of a new leadership to guide the organization for the foreseeable future. Shawn M. Herne, Executive Director of the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, along with Margot Kopera (The Maryland Center for History and Culture), Enrica Jang (Edgar Allan Poe House and ...

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Newly formed coalition sues Maine over COVID vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

A coalition formed to oppose Maine’s vaccine requirement for healthcare workers has filed a lawsuit against senior state health officials to stop the policy before it goes into effect on next month. The lawsuit of the Alliance Against Health Care Mandates, which announced its formation in late August, is the second court challenge to the warrant to be filed in ...

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Italy shows how defense partnership works

Fri 3 Sep 2021 Italy shows how defense partnership works New Atlanticist through Alessandro Minuto Rizzo Italian sailors operate the Carabiniere F593 frigate in NATO anti-submarine warfare off Catania, Italy, February 24, 2020. Photo via REUTERS / Antonio Parrinello. When Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini met his American counterpart at the Pentagon on Friday, he likely came up with a ...

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