Armenia has raised the prospect of asking Russia to intervene

Armenia has raised the prospect of asking Russia to intervene in an escalating military conflict against Azerbaijan, which is backed by Turkey. Dozens of people, including civilians, have been killed since fierce fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces erupted on Sunday on the front lines of Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed mountainous region north of Turkey and Iran. The killing took place in the district of Kesan in the north-western Turkish province of Edirne. Uslu told the court that it was his daughter’s fault, saying she insulted her mother when she arrived home and then argued with him when he ordered her … Continue reading Armenia has raised the prospect of asking Russia to intervene

MPs have criticised the government’s 10pm curfew

MPs have criticised the government’s 10pm curfew for hospitality venues, such as pubs and restaurants, amid growing frustration in parliament over the lack of scrutiny for coronavirus restrictions. The criticism came as Labour called for rapid review of the policy after Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham warned it was “doing more harm than good” in the fight against Covid-19. While New York’s positive test rate remains much lower than those in some midwestern states where 15% of tests were coming back positive, it marks a significant uptick from the state’s rate, which has hovered at 1% or below for weeks. … Continue reading MPs have criticised the government’s 10pm curfew

A man has been charged with the murder of Irish teenager Keane Mulready-Woods

A man has been charged with the murder of Irish teenager Keane Mulready-Woods. The man will appear before Drogheda District Court at 10am on Friday, reports the Irish Mirror. None of the other candidates reached the 15% viability threshold required to gain any delegates from the state. South Carolina was Biden’s final chance to prove himself as a serious contender in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Popular among African-Americans, who make up a majority of the state’s primary electorate, Biden needed a strong performance here to keep himself alive, having struggled in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. There … Continue reading A man has been charged with the murder of Irish teenager Keane Mulready-Woods