Protesters chanted "No more silence. End gun violence," as they marched toward the the Brooklyn Bridge, CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
- The Daily Beast
IKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/Sputnik/AFP via Getty ImagesRussian President Vladimir Putin’s key ally Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has started hinting at what may be next in Russia’s war, and it doesn’t sound pretty.Lukashenko claimed this weekend that he thinks it’s time for Europe to face a “moral cleansing.”“The time has come for the forgetful Europe to give itself a moral cleansing,” Lukashenko said, without going into further detail about what that would entail, according to BelTA.Lukashenko
- Akron Beacon Journal
Downtown Akron is cleaning up Monday morning after intermittent violence and damage during protests over the police shooting death of Jayland Walker.
An Ethiopian rebel group on Tuesday denied accusations it was responsible for a massacre of civilians in the restive far west of the country, and pointed the finger of blame instead at government-allied militias.
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A land mine set by suspected communist guerrillas wounded seven soldiers in the central Philippines on Tuesday, in one of the insurgents’ first known attacks since President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. took office last week. Army troops were checking reports from villagers of anti-personnel mines laid by rebels from the New People’s Army, the Communist Party of the Philippines' armed wing, along a village trail in Mapanas town in Northern Samar province when an explosion wounded the seven soldiers, regional army commander Maj. Gen. Edgardo de Leon said. Two of the wounded soldiers were in critical condition, he said, adding that no villagers were injured.
Abiy Ahmed pledges to "eliminate" the group that he blames for a second recent attack in Oromia.
Rare violence in Karakalpakstan was sparked by plans, now abandoned, to remove its right to secede.
Afreen Fatima, a Muslim student activist who's paying the price for being vocal against the Indian government, has a message for the world
Russia's foreign ministry on Monday called strikes on Syria that have been blamed on Israel unacceptable, and demanded an unconditional cessation of the attacks. Syria on Saturday accused Israel of launching an "air aggression" from the Mediterranean west of Lebanon's second city Tripoli, with several missiles targeting an area to the south of Tartus. The Israeli military declined to comment on the strikes, which would be the first since Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid took office as the head of Israel's interim government ahead of a Nov. 1 election.
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Iran's karate team, was slated to enter the U.S. later this week to take part in The World Games in Birmingham, Alabama. Regime opponents claim the team is closely linked to an Iranian terror group.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he met Sudan's coup leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan in Nairobi on Tuesday and that both committed to "dialogue" to resolve any differences.
- Associated Press
Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine, Anastasia has started her day by composing an anti-war message and posting it on the wall at the entrance of her apartment block in the industrial city of Perm in the Ural Mountains. “It’s my country, why should I leave?" she told AP.
- Yahoo News UK
Experts have said Ukraine can win - but only if its allies step up to the plate and offer substantial support.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - TUESDAY, 5 JULY 2022, 18:48 In the Donetsk region the Russian forces have focused on taking the Bakhmut-Lysychansk highway and the Bilohorivka village under control. Sources: The General Staff evening report for 5 July Details: On the Sloviansk front Russians are trying to improve the tactical situation of their subdivisions.
The protesters appear to be from an anti-4th of July protest that was happening at the California State Capitol earlier in the day.
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STORY: Reuters journalists saw police pepper spraying activists and dragging them across the ground before handcuffing them and putting them in buses. UniKuir, an Ankara based group of LGBTQ+ activists, said at least 36 people were detained.Last week in Istanbul, police dispersed a larger annual Pride march and detained more than 300 people.Thousands of people used to attend annual Pride marches on Istanbul's main Istiklal Avenue, but in recent years the government led by President Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party, has toughened its stance on gay rights.Homosexuality is not a crime in Turkey, but hostility to it is widespread and police crackdowns on Pride parades have been increasingly tougher over the years.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely to have been killed by gunfire from Israeli positions but it was probably unintentional, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. Independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, it said. Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American, was killed on May 11 during an Israeli raid in the town of Jenin in the occupied West Bank under circumstances that remain bitterly disputed.
West African leaders agree to drop the economic sanctions imposed on Mali after a coup.
- Lansing State Journal
Lansing's July 4 parade ended as quickly as it started with pro-abortion protesters blocking it and taking over the streets.
- Akron Beacon Journal
At least 100 armed and unarmed protesters were outside Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan's home Monday afternoon.
Sudan's main civilian bloc, the Forces for Freedom and Change, on Tuesday rejected a proposal by the country's coup leader to make way for civilian rule as a "transparent manoeuvre" and urged more protests.