Capital Punishment: Executions on the Rise Globally, Amnesty International Reports

In New York City, the global trend of rising executions continues to raise concerns, with Amnesty International reporting an increase in the number of countries using the death penalty. Despite many nations abolishing capital punishment, the practice remains prevalent in various parts of the world. As of the latest data available, approximately 55 countries still have the death penalty in place, with nine of them reserving it for the most severe crimes like multiple killings …

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Navalny, Prominent Putin Foe, Dies in Arctic Jail, Sparking International Outcry

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Alexei Navalny, a well-known critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has passed away while in custody in the Russian Arctic. Navalny’s death comes after being arrested and imprisoned upon returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a nerve agent poisoning that he accused the Russian government of orchestrating. Navalny’s arrest and subsequent imprisonment have sparked widespread international outrage and condemnation, with many world leaders calling for an independent investigation …

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International Manhunt for Kaitlin Armstrong Ends in Costa Rica Arrest

AUSTIN, Texas — In a shocking case that drew international attention, Kaitlin Armstrong, a cyclist, was sentenced to 90 years in prison for the murder of Anna Moriah “Mo” Wilson, a professional gravel cyclist. The search for Armstrong spanned across the United States and eventually led authorities to the beaches of Costa Rica. In an attempt to escape, Armstrong used multiple identities, underwent plastic surgery to alter her appearance, and went into hiding, sparking an …

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Armenian Quarter Under Attack: Call for International Protection and Support

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – The recent brutal attack on the Armenian Quarter in East Jerusalem has sparked outrage from the Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention. The attack, carried out by armed mobs associated with Israeli-Australian businessman Danny Rubenstein, has raised concerns about the protection of cultural heritage and the well-being of the Armenian residents in the area. The violence, which took place on December 28, 2023, left several Armenians injured, including a priest and students of …

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Putin-Linked TV Channel Chief Editor Found Dead: Suspected Poisoning Sparks International Concern

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The mysterious death of Zoya Konovalova, the chief editor of a television channel closely linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin, has raised suspicions of poisoning. Konovalova was found dead alongside her ex-husband, both alleged victims of poisoning with an unidentified substance. At 48 years old, Konovalova’s untimely demise has left a trail of unanswered questions. The presence of a powdery substance in a plastic bag at the scene added to the mystery, …

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Manufacturing Standards Deadline Set for Indian Pharmaceutical Companies Amid International Drug Controversy

Indian pharmaceutical companies are facing new manufacturing standards set by the central government, following a series of overseas deaths linked to Indian-made drugs since 2022. The government’s move comes as a response to the need to improve the image of the $50 billion industry, which has been under scrutiny due to quality and safety concerns. According to a notification dated December 28, manufacturers are mandated to take responsibility for the quality of pharmaceutical products, ensuring …

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