US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), tells FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman that the United States’ decision to sanction the ICC officials investigating alleged war crimes committed by US troops in Afghanistan is an act of pure “political revenge”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

Outriders Beyond the Frontier Livestream

Get a look at the new environments and game structure in Outriders Broadcast #2, Beyond The Frontier livestream. We’ll take a closer look at the Pyromancer class, one of three classes in Outriders, a next-gen co-op looter shooter from People Can Fly, the developers behind Gears of War: Judgement and Bulletstorm, available Holiday 2020 on … Read more Outriders Beyond the Frontier Livestream

Statue of Confederate ‘Stonewall’ Jackson removed in Virginia, U.S.

Workers began removing Confederate statues in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday after the mayor of the U.S. city, the former capital of the pro-slavery Civil War South, ordered them taken down. Mayor Levar Stoney used his emergency powers to order the “the immediate removal of multiple monuments in the city, including Confederate statues,” his office said. … Read more Statue of Confederate ‘Stonewall’ Jackson removed in Virginia, U.S.

Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians are against unilateral annexation’

“It’s so paternalistic. It’s so #colonial, it’s so racist that the #Israelis and the #Americans want to decide the future. Now, there has to be some reference point. You cannot write the Trump plan in Tel Aviv and have it read in Washington and say ‘Why don’t you accept it’. Let’s accept something that we … Read more Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians are against unilateral annexation’

Mississippi becomes final US state to remove Confederate symbol from flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law on Tuesday that replaces the current state flag bearing a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support across the United States to dismantle symbols of slavery and racism. The removal of the flag, a long-simmering source of controversy in one of the breakaway Southern states that fought … Read more Mississippi becomes final US state to remove Confederate symbol from flag

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (01 July 2020)

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus today (1 Jul) told reporters that “more than 10.3 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported to WHO, and more than 506,000 deaths,” with 60 percent of those cases reported in the past month. Dr Tedros said, “we will never get tired of saying that the best way out … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (01 July 2020)

Australia’s aggressive defence strategy and a $270 billion boost | ABC News

Scott Morrison has unveiled a more aggressive defence strategy aimed at countering the rise of China, while warning that Australia faces regional challenges on a scale not seen since World War II. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-01/defence-spending-scott-morrison-miliatry-strategy-jennett/12410464 02:22 What will the money buy? 03:58 What are the strategic implications? For more from ABC News, click here: … Read more Australia’s aggressive defence strategy and a $270 billion boost | ABC News

Former ‘cultural capital of Yemen’ in shambles | 5 years of war have devastated Taiz

Drone footage shot inside Taiz, Yemen’s third-largest city, shows the devastation left behind by more than five years of war. Once known as the ‘cultural capital of Yemen’, Taiz is now reportedly the longest-running battleground in the Yemeni war since Houthi forces took the city in March 2015. Some suggest Taiz has been the most … Read more Former ‘cultural capital of Yemen’ in shambles | 5 years of war have devastated Taiz

Orlando Bloom Says His Fiancé Katy Perry Is “A Force Of Nature”

Whilst promoting new war drama “The Outpost”, Orlando Bloom joked that “aside from the giant belly” you wouldn’t know his fiancé, Katy Perry was pregnant. The a-lister couple have spent the lockdown “nesting” in their LA home with a small bubble of friends and family and he admitted she’s a “force of nature”, but everyone … Read more Orlando Bloom Says His Fiancé Katy Perry Is “A Force Of Nature”

‘Our war-time president has surrendered’ – Biden on Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump’s “historic mismanagement” of the coronavirus pandemic as the number of confirmed cases in many states rises. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more ‘Our war-time president has surrendered’ – Biden on Trump

Is the world abandoning Yemen? | The Stream

Millions of people across Yemen need aid and protection as the country’s half-decade civil war continues unabated, prompting the hashtag #YemenCantBreathe on social media. But splintering alliances and new fights for territory are deepening the chaos. The UN-recognised Yemeni government has long battled Houthi fighters in the north, with the military backing of Saudi Arabia. … Read more Is the world abandoning Yemen? | The Stream

Postcards podcast: Steve McCurry – Thailand, Mumbai, Kashmir

Subscribe to Postcards to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/postcards Over a career spanning five decades, photographer Steve McCurry has documented everything from war zones to wildernesses, and received many of his profession’s highest awards. In this episode he takes Greg Dickinson behind the scenes, revealing the secret histories of three of his … Read more Postcards podcast: Steve McCurry – Thailand, Mumbai, Kashmir

Keeping a ‘fragile’ peace on Lebanon’s border with Israel

Stationed in Lebanon for more than 40 years, the UN’s blue helmets work to preserve a fragile peace along the border with Israel. Since the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel, the border area has enjoyed a period of relative calm, one which UNIFIL hopes to maintain. But just a few weeks away from the … Read more Keeping a ‘fragile’ peace on Lebanon’s border with Israel

Scars of War | Grim drone footage of Yemeni city of Taiz

The third-largest Yemen city, Taiz was defaced after enduring more than five years of war. Drone footage captured buildings destroyed by the strikes Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us … Read more Scars of War | Grim drone footage of Yemeni city of Taiz