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Nigerians harass young girl and abuse police officers as racists

Radolfzell A group of Africans in Radolfzell, a town in Germany at the western end of Lake Constance, harassed and sexually molested a young woman at the train station. When the police arrived, the situation escalated. The officials were attacked and insulted as racists.

Henry Ford Health study: Hydroxychloroquine lowers Covid-19 deaths

DetroitThe anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps lower the death rate of Covid-19 patients, the Detroit-based health system announced on Thursday.

Macron’s party faced with ‘a genuine Berezina’

ParisThe biggest news in France is the collapse of President Macron’s party at local level, failing to conquer or keep a single large city during the municipal elections. One newspaper deemed this “a genuine Berezina” for the president.

Pakistan’s airline PIA grounded in Europe due to fake pilot licenses

Regulators have banned Pakistan International Airlines from flying to the European Union for six months after the state airline was forced to take nearly a third of its pilots out of service. The pilots were caught with either fake or questionable licenses, spokesmen said on Tuesday.

French frigate ‘lit up’ by Turkish navy after it stops suspicious cargo ship

ParisTurkey, supporting the camp of the government of Tripoli has not hesitated to violate the arms embargo it signed to increase its influence in the region. A French navy frigate uncovered the transgression.

Head of Libya’s eastern-based parliament Saleh declares GNA illegal

MoscowDuring an official visit to Moscow, the President of the House of Representatives in Tobruk, Aguila Saleh, sharply criticized the Tripoli-based “Government of National Accord” (GNA). According to Saleh, it neither adheres to international agreements nor does it respect national law.

San Francisco police stop publishing mugshots ‘to end racial bias’

San FranciscoThe police department in San Francisco will no longer publish mugshots of people arrested in an effort "to end racial stereotypes", the city police chief announced on Wednesday.

Africa comes to Italy: Migrant filmed roasting a kitten

Campiglia MarittimaAt Campiglia Marittima station, a small coastal town in the province of Livorno in Italy, a migrant roasted a cat before the indignant eyes of passersby.

Large majority of Russians vote to amend constitution

MoscowRussians have voted in favor of amendments to the country's Constitution, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced after 99,9 percent of ballots were processed. According to the CEC, only 21,26 percent voted against it, while a majority of 77,93 percent supported the changes.

EU excludes US from ‘safe’ countries for entry

BrusselsThe European Union has excluded the United States from its original "safe list" of countries from which the Union will allow non-critical travel as of Wednesday.