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Tornado sweeps via suburban Chicago, inflicting injury | India News

CHICAGO: A radar-confirmed twister swept via communities in closely populated suburban Chicago, damaging greater than 100 houses, toppling timber, knocking out energy and inflicting a number of accidents, officers mentioned. At least 5 individuals, together with a girl who was listed in crucial situation, had been hospitalized in Naperville, the place 16 houses had been left “uninhabitable” and dozens of …

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Spain to pardon Catalan separatist leaders on Tuesday

BARCELONA: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez mentioned his authorities would pardon the 9 jailed leaders of Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid on Tuesday as a primary step in the direction of ending the political battle over the rich area. As he spoke in Barcelona’s opera home, a number of hundred separatists protested outdoors demanding extra concessions, and one member of …

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UN Rights Chief Eyes Visit to China’s Xinjiang ‘This Year’

The UN rights chief mentioned Monday she hoped she would lastly have the ability to go to the Chinese area of Xinjiang this yr and be given “significant entry”, amid “reviews of great human rights violations”. Speaking on the opening of the UN Human Rights Council’s forty seventh session, Michelle Bachelet additionally voiced alarm on the “chilling influence” of a …

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Iran’s president-elect says he received’t meet with Joe Biden

Iran’s president-elect mentioned Monday he wouldn’t meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and its assist of regional militias, sticking to a hard-line place following his landslide victory in final week’s election. Judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi additionally described himself as a “defender of human rights” when requested about his involvement within the 1988 mass execution …

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Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi Says ‘No’ to Meeting Joe Biden

Iran’s president-elect says he’s not keen to satisfy President Joe Biden. Ebrahim Raisi, when requested about probably assembly Biden, merely stated: No. Raisi’s average competitor within the latest election, Abdolnasser Hemmati, stated he’d be keen to probably meet Biden. Meanwhile, Raisi known as himself a defender of human rights after being requested straight about his involvement within the 1988 mass …

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UN decries Russia strikes towards Alexei Navalny, requires upholding rights

GENEVA: United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Monday criticised Russia for outlawing teams linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as “extremist”, and referred to as on Moscow to uphold basic civil and political freedoms. “Legislation limiting the freedoms of expression, peaceable meeting and affiliation ought to be introduced according to worldwide human rights norms and requirements,” Bachelet …

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Swedish PM Lofven ousted in parliament no-confidence vote

Sweden’s parliament voted to oust Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a no-confidence movement on Monday, June 21, giving the Social Democrat chief every week to both resign and hand the speaker the job of discovering a brand new authorities, or name a snap election. The nationalist Sweden Democrats had seized the prospect to name the vote final week after the previously communist …

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