Ethiopia elections: PM Abiy Ahmed faces first vote amid conflict

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia elections: PM Abiy Ahmed faces first vote amid conflict” – below is their description. This Monday’s #elections in #Ethiopia should be a triumph of democracy, but major problems – not least a war in the country’s #Tigray region – are casting a dark cloud. Human rights groups are disappointed with … Read more Ethiopia elections: PM Abiy Ahmed faces first vote amid conflict

Armenia votes in election triggered by Nagorno-Karabakh defeat | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Armenia votes in election triggered by Nagorno-Karabakh defeat | DW News” – below is their description. Armenians are heading to the polls in elections called after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan. Armenia lost large swathes of territory in the long-disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region in a ceasefire agreement. Prime Minister … Read more Armenia votes in election triggered by Nagorno-Karabakh defeat | DW News

Ultraconservative Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi winner of presidential election | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Ultraconservative Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi winner of presidential election | ABC News” – below is their description. Ebrahim Raisi is Iran’s judiciary chief and subject to US sanctions for alleged human rights abuses, including overseeing the execution of thousands of political prisoners in 1988. ABC News … Read more Ultraconservative Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi winner of presidential election | ABC News

Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran’s presidential election as supporters celebrate

Global News published this video item, entitled “Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran’s presidential election as supporters celebrate” – below is their description. Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge who is under U.S. sanctions for human rights abuses, secured a landslide victory on Saturday in Iran’s presidential election after a contest marked by voter apathy over economic … Read more Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran’s presidential election as supporters celebrate

Iran election: Hardliner Raisi sweeps to victory amid low turnout | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Iran election: Hardliner Raisi sweeps to victory amid low turnout | DW News” – below is their description. A hardline cleric has swept to victory in Iran’s presidential election. Officials say Ebrahim Raisi has won nearly two thirds of the vote. The only moderate candidate has already conceded. … Read more Iran election: Hardliner Raisi sweeps to victory amid low turnout | DW News

South Carolina is bringing back the electric chair as a death penalty | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “South Carolina is bringing back the electric chair as a death penalty | 7NEWS” – below is their description. One US state is bringing back the electric chair to execute prisoners on death row. Next, it’ll be firing squads. Officials are resorting to the outdated methods because manufacturers … Read more South Carolina is bringing back the electric chair as a death penalty | 7NEWS

Texas relocates prisoners to make room for migrant offenders amid crime surge

RT published this video item, entitled “Texas relocates prisoners to make room for migrant offenders amid crime surge” – below is their description. Migrant crime rates at the US southern border are soaring amid an influx of newcomers, with a prison in Texas being cleared to make room for the offenders. Follow us on Telegram … Read more Texas relocates prisoners to make room for migrant offenders amid crime surge

Germany marks 80 years since Nazis invaded the Soviet Union | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Germany marks 80 years since Nazis invaded the Soviet Union | DW News” – below is their description. Germany is marking 80 years since the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. The surprise attack on June 22, 1941, would become the biggest and bloodiest front in World War … Read more Germany marks 80 years since Nazis invaded the Soviet Union | DW News

Blue crabs: Alien stowaways in the Mediterranean

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Blue crabs: Alien stowaways in the Mediterranean” – below is their description. A captivating #crustacean and a ferocious #predator: in this edition we discover a #transatlantic invader that’s taking no prisoners in its quest for domination. Safe from its natural predators on the Atlantic coast of #NorthAmerica, the … Read more Blue crabs: Alien stowaways in the Mediterranean

Qld to introduce Australia’s ‘strongest parole laws’ for child killers & serial murderers | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Qld to introduce Australia’s ‘strongest parole laws’ for child killers & serial murderers | ABC News” – below is their description. The Queensland government is set to introduce the “strongest parole laws in the nation” that would block child killers and serial murderers from being granted parole. … Read more Qld to introduce Australia’s ‘strongest parole laws’ for child killers & serial murderers | ABC News

Is Myanmar getting away with killing dissidents? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Is Myanmar getting away with killing dissidents? | The Stream” – below is their description. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the army seized power in February, claiming without evidence that an election in which the National League of Democracy (NLD) party retained power was fraudulent. Aung … Read more Is Myanmar getting away with killing dissidents? | The Stream

COVID-19 continues to surge in provincial prisons as vaccinations lag

CBC News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 continues to surge in provincial prisons as vaccinations lag” – below is their description. Prisoners in Canada have contracted COVID-19 at a rate much higher than the general population. Yet a CBC News analysis has found that in some facilities, prisoners waited until May for their chance … Read more COVID-19 continues to surge in provincial prisons as vaccinations lag

Biden preps for Putin summit after ‘productive’ day at NATO

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Biden preps for Putin summit after ‘productive’ day at NATO” – below is their description. President Joe Biden is just hours away from coming face-to-face with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The adversaries are expected to discuss election meddling, recent ransomware attacks and U.S. prisoners being held in Russia. https://abcn.ws/3gALagL … Read more Biden preps for Putin summit after ‘productive’ day at NATO

🇮🇷Can a presidential election reshape Iran? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “🇮🇷Can a presidential election reshape Iran? | The Stream” – below is their description. Candidates for Iran’s next president are vying for approval in the final two weeks of campaigning, but public discontent over the final list of nominees and widespread apathy among potential voters suggests election day will … Read more 🇮🇷Can a presidential election reshape Iran? | The Stream

Myanmar’s junta uses bodies as tools of terror in crackdown: AP investigation | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Myanmar’s junta uses bodies as tools of terror in crackdown: AP investigation | DW News” – below is their description. An analysis by The Associated Press and the Human Rights Center Investigations Lab at the University of California, Berkeley, looked at cases where bodies of those targeted indiscriminately … Read more Myanmar’s junta uses bodies as tools of terror in crackdown: AP investigation | DW News