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REUTERS: After U.S. push, EU pauses tax plan, but Ireland sticks to its guns

The European Union has agreed to delay a corporate tax plan for the bloc following pressure from the U.S. administration and in...

REUTERS: Colombia says no ‘hypothesis’ in Haiti plot, U.S. officials meet Haiti leaders

Colombian police said on Monday they could not share any hypothesis about the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise and that they...

NPR: Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse Is Assassinated, Shocking The Unstable Nation

Jovenel Moïse, Haiti's embattled president who thrust the country into deeper political turmoil during his tumultuous one term in office, was assassinated...

BBC: Climate change: ‘Last refuge’ for polar bears is vulnerable to warming

A new study finds that an area of the Arctic Ocean critical for the survival of polar bears is fast becoming vulnerable...

VOA: Iran Overshadows Biden Meeting with Israel’s President

The subject of Iran overshadowed an Oval Office meeting Monday between U.S. President Joe Biden and his Israeli counterpart.

BBC: Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict: Street celebrations as rebels seize capital

Rebel forces in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region have retaken its capital, Mekelle, sparking street celebrations and forcing officials to flee.

VOA: Cyberbullying Trial Tests French Tools to Fight Online Abuse

A landmark cyberbullying trial in Paris, involving thousands of threats against a teenager who savaged Islam in online posts, is blazing a...

VOA: WHO Says Africa Experiencing Third Wave of COVID-19 Infections

“Africa is facing a fast-surging third wave of COVID-19 pandemic, with cases spreading more rapidly and projected to soon overtake the peak...

NPR: India And Tech Companies Clash Over Censorship, Privacy And ‘Digital Colonialism’

One night last month, police crowded into the lobby of Twitter's offices in India's capital New Delhi. They were from an elite...

CNN: Israel will remain Netanyahu’s even if he is no longer prime minister

On Sunday night, Naftali Bennett, the right-wing politician who may become Israel's new prime minister in a week, finally broke cover and lambasted his...

VOA: Turkey to Go Ahead with Russian Weapons Purchases Despite US Objections

Turkey is threatening to go ahead with Russian military purchases despite warnings from Washington.  The threat comes as the impasse between the...

npr: India’s Major Cricket Tournament Got Suspended. Should It Have Even Happened?

Sohini Mitter is a huge cricket fan. Normally, she would never miss the Indian Premier League (IPL), a glamorous, action-packed cricket tournament held every...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.