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Aujourd’hui — 20 octobre 2020Newsclick India - International

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Admin’s New ‘Harmful and Haphazard’ H-1B Visa Rules

Donald Trump

As many as 17 individuals and organisations, including US Chambers of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers, have filed a lawsuit. The rules are likely to affect thousands of Indian IT professionals.

  • 20 octobre 2020 à 11:49

Thai Police to Probe Four Media Outlets as Protests Continue

Par Peoples Dispatch
Thailand Protests

Thailand’s police ordered a probe against four media outlets, a social media protest page and over 300,000 URLs, under emergency laws imposed last week.

  • 20 octobre 2020 à 09:47

Bala Devi Returns to Action for Rangers FC; Jordan Pickford to Face No Action Over Virgil Van Dijk Challenge and More (Football Round-Up)

Par Newsclick Sports
Bala Devi Rangers FC

Short Passes (Football News Round-up): Bala Devi returns to footballing action for Rangers FC in Scotland | Jordan Pickford challenge on Virgil Van Dijk will not bring retrospective punishment | Champions League 'final eight' mini-tournament may return from 2024 | Wayne Rooney returns negative COVID-19 test but will miss games for Derby | Newcastle United fans' pay-per-view protest raises £20,000 for food bank.

  • 20 octobre 2020 à 06:25
Hier — 19 octobre 2020Newsclick India - International

In Bolivia, a Mood of Watchful Celebration Prevails

Par Peoples Dispatch
Bolivia result Updates

We talk to Zoe PC of Peoples Dispatch, who is in Bolivia as part of the CODEPINK election observation team. She talks about the mood on the ground after exit polls declared the victory of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca in the Bolivian presidential elections.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 20:46

‘Silent’ Mutations That Helped Novel Coronavirus Thrive Identified

‘Silent’ Mutations That Helped Novel Coronavirus Thrive Identified

The finding, published in the journal PeerJ, could lead to new molecular targets for treating or preventing COVID-19.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 15:39

China’s Economy Recovers from COVID-19 Slump: Posts 4.9% Growth in Q3

China Economy

To soften COVID-19 impact, the Chinese government rolled out a raft of measures, including more fiscal spending, tax relief, cuts in lending rates and banks' reserve requirements to stabilise growth and employment.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 14:38

Nagorno-Karabakh Needs Regional Solution

Par M.K. Bhadrakumar
Turkish President Recep Erdogan (L) with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) File photo

The crisis exposes certain contradictions in Russian policies. On the one hand, Russia befriends Turkey but on the other, it resents Turkey’s aspirations to be a regional power.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 12:39

Schalke Apologise to Dortmund Teenager Youssoufa Moukoko For Fan Abuse In Derby

Par Newsclick Sports
In March this year, Moukoko broke the scoring record for a Bundesliga U19 season scoring 38 goals in the season as Borussia Dortmund romped to the title. (Picture courtesy: Bundesliga)

Schalke 04 issued an apology to Moukoko after the club's fans were heard racially abusing the forward during the game. Moukoko scored a hat trick in Dortmund’s 3-2 victory.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 10:58

Huge Pak Opposition Rally Targets ‘Incapable and Clueless’ Imran Khan

Opposition rally against Imran Khan in Karachi, Pakistan.

The second rally of Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of 11 Opposition parties, was addressed by Mohsin Dawar, Bilawal Bhutto, Maryan Nawaz among others.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 08:44

We have Regained Hope, Says Luis Arce as Estimates Show MAS Victory in Bolivian Presidential Polls

Par Peoples Dispatch
Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca (fourth and fifth from left) shortly after the announcement of the Unitel-Ciesmori estimate.

The Unitel-Ciesmori estimate showed the Luis Arce-David Choquehuanca ticket of the MAS winning over 52% of the vote. Shortly after, the president of the coup regime, Jeanine Añez, acknowledged the victory of the MAS.

  • 19 octobre 2020 à 08:01

What's Behind Conflict in Caucasus, Central Asia?

Par Newsclick Team
What's Behind Conflict in Caucasus, Central Asia

Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha analyses the developments in Kyrgyzstan and Nagorno Karabakh and examines the geo-political issues involved.

  • 18 octobre 2020 à 19:57

Hours Before Bolivia Goes to the Polls, Early Results System Suspended, Military Mobilization in La Paz

Par Zoe PC
Bolivia Elections

The first elections since the coup d’état will be held on October 18 amid a tense social and political climate. This includes a military mobilization in La Paz the night before the polls and the suspension of the DIREPRE early results system

  • 18 octobre 2020 à 19:42
À partir d’avant-hierNewsclick India - International

Arc of Instability on Russia’s Periphery

Par M.K. Bhadrakumar
Blast site hit by Armenian  rocket, city of Ganja, Azerbaijan, Oct 17, 2020  

Clearly, the high volatility in Russia’s Western and Southwestern periphery is a manifestation of the geopolitical struggle between Russia and the US. Russia, therefore, needs a counter-strategy.

  • 18 octobre 2020 à 09:29

In Trump’s America, There Is Death Before Due Process

Par Sonali Kolhatkar
donald Trump

The president promises “law and order”—by which he means “no law” and “order at gunpoint.”

  • 18 octobre 2020 à 05:30

Latest US Poll Stunt Proves Uber, Lyft Are Their Own Worst Political Enemies

Par Steven Hill
Latest US Poll Stunt Proves Uber, Lyft Are Their Own Worst Political Enemies

Ride-hailing has been popular and seemingly has potential, but the public must insist that these companies not profit by shifting all the risk onto their workers and hurting the environment.

  • 18 octobre 2020 à 05:15

Landslide Victory for Jacinda Ardern, Wins 2nd Term in New Zealand Polls

Par The Associated Press
Landslide Victory for Jacinda Ardern, Wins 2nd Term in New Zealand Polls

Creating history of sorts, Ardern's liberal Labour Party was winning 49% of the vote compared with 27% for its main challenger, the conservative National Party.

  • 17 octobre 2020 à 13:20

Europe Braces for Winter of Job Losses, Bankruptcies as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Par The Associated Press
Europe Braces for Winter of Job Losses, Bankruptcies as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Period of healing for economy turns dark, as new restrictions hit restaurants, airlines and myriad other businesses.

  • 17 octobre 2020 à 12:42

Bolivian Security Forces Detain Argentine Deputy Federico Fagioli

Par Peoples Dispatch
Bolivian security forces detain Argentine deputy Federico Fagioli

The deputy from Frente de Todos coalition in Argentina was detained at the airport in El Alto by immigration officials, police and unidentified individuals and taken to a detention center in the airport.

  • 17 octobre 2020 à 10:09

New Zealand Elections: Jessica Ardern Poised to Get Second Term, Say Opinion Polls

Par The Associated Press
New Zealand Elections: Jessica Ardern Poised to Get Second Term, Say Opinion Polls

Ardern’s liberal Labour Party is said to be polling far ahead of the conservative National Party, led by Judith Collins.

  • 17 octobre 2020 à 09:59

Protests Intensify in Thailand Despite Government’s Declaration of Emergency

Par Peoples Dispatch

Thousands of protesters have gathered in the streets despite the government declaring a state of emergency, specifically to put an end to protests. Meanwhile, PM Prayuth Chan-ocha has said he will not resign

  • 17 octobre 2020 à 09:51

Jurgen Klopp Happy About Discussions To Improve English Football After Project Big Picture Proposal; Doha To Host Final of Single Leg Asian Champions League and More (Football Round-Up)

Par Newsclick Sports
Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool FC

Short Passes (Football News Round-up): Jurgen Klopp happy 'Project Big Picture' kickstarted debate on how to improve English football | Doha to host single leg Asian Champions League final | Eight Montpellier players test positive for COVID-19 | Serie A teams need to co-operate and accept COVID-19 absences: Conte | Czech police detain 19 people over match-fixing.

  • 17 octobre 2020 à 07:11

Ladakh Standoff: Breakthrough in Sight?

Par M.K. Bhadrakumar

India must use any breakthrough for entering into a profound strategic communication with the Chinese leadership in search of a permanent boundary settlement.

  • 16 octobre 2020 à 10:33

I-League Qualifiers 2020: Troubled Mohammedan Sporting Take On Blazing Bhawanipore in Virtual Finale; Premier League’s Obligation Towards Lower Clubs and More (Football Round-Up)

Par Newsclick Sports
Mohammedan Sporting vs Bhawanipore preview

Short Passes (Football News Round-up): Mohammedan Sporting take on Bhawanipore FC in Virtual Final at the I-League Qualifiers | Premier League has obligation to lower clubs, says Arteta | Serie A: Juventus report losses of 89.7 million euros | PSG-Manchester United Champions League clash to go ahead despite curfew in Paris | 'Morally wrong': Newcastle United fans demand season-ticket money back.

  • 16 octobre 2020 à 08:20

How Fascism Has Converged With Capitalism to Redefine Government

Par Richard D. Wolff
fasicm capitalism.

The looming US election has brought forward intensifying debates over a capitalism in crisis, rising nationalism and state power, and the possibility of a renewed fascism. Polarised politics and ideologies alongside long-accumulated social problems and movements shape the objects and tones of debate. Can fascism happen here; is it underway? Or can current capitalism avoid a return to fascism? Such questions reflect the high stakes of the election and this moment in history.

  • 16 octobre 2020 à 05:00

IOC Expresses Concern Over IWF Interim President Ursula Papandrea’s Shock Ouster

Par Newsclick Sports
Ursula Papandrea weightlifting

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) intertim President Ursula Papandrea was ousted from her position in an emergency meeting called on Wednesday and replaced by Intarat Yodbangtoey, whose appointment caused consternation among members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since he was named in the Mclaren report.

  • 15 octobre 2020 à 15:53

COVID-19: Herd Immunity ‘a Dangerous Fallacy’, Say Scientists in Open Letter

COVID-19: Herd Immunity ‘a Dangerous Fallacy’, say Scientists in Open Letter

Effective measures that suppress and control transmission along with financial and social programmes that address inequities are needed.

  • 15 octobre 2020 à 13:48

Thailand Declares Emergency After Unprecedented Protest Against Monarchy

Par The Associated Press
thailand protest

Several top leaders of the massive student-led protest movement taken into custody.

  • 15 octobre 2020 à 13:47

2020 Nobel for Economics: A Prize for Privatisation

Par Tony Kurian
2020 Nobel for Economics: A Prize for Privatisation

The development of auction theory is inextricably linked to the project of neoliberalism and privatisation.

  • 15 octobre 2020 à 11:32

Venezuela’s Ability to Fight COVID-19 Is Badly Hamstrung by the 31 Metric Tons of Gold Stolen From Its Treasury

Par Vijay Prashad, Carmen Navas Reyes
The anointing of Mr. Guaidó came from the United States government, not the Venezuelan people; the UK Foreign Office and the lower courts agreed with Washington, while the England and Wales Court of Appeal relied for its decision on fact and logic.
  • 15 octobre 2020 à 09:27

I-League Qualifiers 2020: Bengaluru United Salvage a Point, Bhawanipore March On; Premier League Clubs Reject Project Big Picture and More (Football Round-Up)

Par Newsclick Sports
Short Passes (Football News Round-up): I-League qualifiers: Bengaluru United sink, Bhawanipore Surge on | Project Big Picture rejected unanimously | Swiss Court returns $40 million To CONMEBOL | Penalty king Panenka discharged from Czech hospital | Serie A awards Juventus 3-0 victory for unplayed match against Napoli.
  • 15 octobre 2020 à 06:40

COVID-19: Is Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Really Feasible?

Par Newsclick Team
In light of US President Donald Trump's COVID-19 treatment, the success of monoclonal antibody therapy for the treatment of the disease is being widely discussed.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 15:24

Reports Chronicle Continuing Violence and Discrimination Against Rohingya Community

Par Peoples Dispatch
Violence against the persecuted Rohingya minority community has persisted despite demands to Myanmar state authorities to ensure their safety.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 08:21

Braving Repression, Thousands Take to the Streets in Indonesia Against Omnibus Law

Par Peoples Dispatch
On Monday, rallies were held across the country at the call of trade unions against the law that overturns labor and environment protection provisions and opens up sectors for private investment.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 08:16

Iraqi Militias Propose Ceasefire on the Condition that US Occupying Forces Leave the Country

Par Peoples Dispatch
Militias point to the Iraqi parliament’s resolution which called for the expulsion of foreign troops from Iraq, adding that the US troops are “not welcome in the country”.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 08:09

I-league Qualifiers Preview: Garhwal FC vs Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United vs Ara FC; Football Supporters' Association Oppose Project Big Picture and More (Football Round-Up)

Par Newsclick Sports
Short Passes (Football News Round-up): I-league Qualifiers preview: Strugglers FC Bengaluru United take on Ara FC, Garhwal FC play Bhawanipore FC | Project Big Picture is a 'sugar-coated cyanide pill', says FSA | Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19 and will miss Portugal's game against Sweden | Family 'blown away' by Jurgen Klopp's advice to young Liverpool fan | Lucy Bronze returns to England women's squad for Germany friendly.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 06:42

Quad Won’t Fly. This is Why

Par M.K. Bhadrakumar
The most striking thing about US Deputy Secretary of State Beigun’s speech is that he steered clear of the “Asian NATO” theme. He is a realist and senses that Quad won’t fly in the geopolitics of Asia.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 04:45

Cuba’s Big New Hope For Farmers and Environment

Par Bharat Dogra
Policymakers everywhere can learn from the island nation how to amp up food production while reducing chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
  • 14 octobre 2020 à 04:45

Che Guevara and the Building of Socialist Consciousness

Par Peoples Dispatch
Helen Yaffe, the author of the book, Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution, and Vijay Prashad of Tricontinental: Institute for Social research discuss Che's role in building institutions in Cuba following the revolution.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 19:36

Bikash Yumnam and India’s Fading Memory of Long Throw-In Maestros

Par Jaydeep Basu
Bikash Yumnam has become folklore with people celebrating his naming in a British publication’s list of top 60 footballers of the next generation. The young Manipuri player’s greatest skill, the long throw-in, is being highlighted as unprecedented in Indian football, a short sighted view. Indian football’s history is rife with players with that ability and the youngster will do well to emulate them.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 19:06

Civil Society Calls for ‘World Without World Bank’ Protest and Media Campaign

Par Newsclick Report
Activists argue that World Bank’s emergency COVID-19 Response Funding in India imposes conditionalities that push for policy changes that favour private players and affect public health system.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 15:59

Remembering Mario Molina, Who Warned ambout Ozone Layer Depletion by CFC

Par Sandipan Talukdar
The Nobel prize winner, a seminal figure in the ozone layer depletion study, died of a heart attack at the age of 77 on October 7, 2020.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 13:56

Let’s Talk: What Explains Rafael Nadal’s Success?

Par Newsclick Team
In this episode, we talk to Newsclick’s Leslie Xavier about the remarkable success of Rafael Nadal over the years.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 13:09

Ukrainian Government Targets Media Outlet for Broadcasting Communist Leader’s Message

Par Peoples Dispatch
The GolosUA media platform has been summoned by the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice for broadcasting the Victory Day message of Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU) secretary Petro Symonenko.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 12:22

WHO Warns Against Pursuing Herd Immunity as Strategy to Stop COVID-19 Spread

Par Associated Press
“Allowing a dangerous virus that we don't fully understand to run free is simply unethical," WHO’s Tedros said.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 09:22

COVID-19 Resurgence: 3-Level UK Lockdown Plan, Liverpool at Highest Risk

Par The Associated Press
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said hospitals were now filling up with more COVID-19 patients than in March, when he ordered a national lockdown.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 09:02

Abahlali BaseMjondolo Celebrates 15 Years of Revolutionary Struggle for Land, Housing and Dignity

Par Pan Africanism Today Secretariat
The shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, marked 15 years of struggle for land, housing and dignity on October 4. It held a seminar, Sifike kanjani la? (How did we get to where we are?) and, the following day, relaunched the eKhenana branch of the movement.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 08:30

Seven ISL players, One Assistant Coach Test Positive For Covid-19; ‘Premier League Needs to Protect Entire Football Family’ and More (Football Round-Up)

Par Newsclick Sports
Short Passes (Football News Round-up): Seven players, one assistant coach test positive for COVID-19 ahead of ISL | Protect the whole football family, PM Johnson's spokesman tells top Premier League clubs | Salford City co-owner Paul Scholes appointed caretaker manager | Germany coach struggles to fend off criticism before Swiss test | Radical plans for Premier League not dead yet despite swift opposition.
  • 13 octobre 2020 à 07:01

2 Stanford Economists Win Nobel Prize for Auction Theory

Par The Associated Press
Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson developed new auction formats that have been used to sell radio frequencies, fishing quotas and airport landing slots.
  • 12 octobre 2020 à 14:46

Quad is East, Kabul is West, Never the Twain Shall Meet

Par M.K. Bhadrakumar
There will be severe limits to what India can do to safeguard its vital geopolitical interests in Afghanistan if it grates against US strategies.
  • 12 octobre 2020 à 13:30

WSL Weekend: Chelsea Beat Manchester City; Everton Keep Rolling and the Alex Morgan Wait Goes On

Par Newsclick Sports
Chelsea FC beat Manchester City 3-1 in a crucial heavyweight encounter in the FA Women’s Super League (WSL). The result kept the defending champions third on the table. Everton, meanwhile, kept their juggernaut rolling with a fourth win in the league and Manchester United beat a Alex Morgan-less Tottenham to climb to fourth in the standings.
  • 12 octobre 2020 à 12:43