Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy Media captionProtesters stormed and set fire to the Congress building in Asuncion Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country’s congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election. The head of the main opposition party said an activist had been shot dead. The country’s 1992 constitution, introduced after 35 years of dictatorship, limits the president to a single five-year term. But sitting President Horacio Cartes is trying to remove the restriction and run for re-election.…

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Good News Washington Frozen Out of Syria Peace Plan

Good News

Good News Washington Frozen Out of Syria Peace Plan When it is finally understood that we don’t need to be involved for crises to be solved overseas, the neocons will lose. Good : As the US mainstream media obsessed last week about Russia’s supposed “hacking” of the US elections and President Obama’s final round of Russia sanctions in response, something very important was taking place under the media radar. As a result of a meeting between foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Turkey last month, a ceasefire in Syria has…

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Pope Francis calls on media to end ‘constant focus on bad news’

Pope Francis calls on media to end ‘constant focus on bad news’

Pope Francis calls on media to end ‘constant focus on bad news’ Pope Francis has urged global news outlets to “stem the spiral of fear” caused by coverage of the world’s tragedies and scandals.“I am convinced that we have to break the vicious circle of anxiety and stem the spiral of fear resulting from a constant focus on ‘bad news,’” the pope said in a message Tuesday (Jan. 24).“This has nothing to do with spreading misinformation that would ignore the tragedy of human suffering, nor is it about a naive…

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NYE MOLESTATIONS ON MG ROAD : YOU MESSED UP, PANEL TELLS COPS

NYE MOLESTATIONS ON MG ROAD : YOU MESSED UP, PANEL TELLS COPS

NYE MOLESTATIONS ON MG ROAD : YOU MESSED UP, PANEL TELLS COPS Going after the victims and media showed police in poor light, did little for women’s confidence: Experts at gender seminar  Remember the molestation incidents on New Year’s Eve that Bangalore Mirror wrote extensively about, asking the police to ensure safety of women in public places? MOLESTATIONS  : Remember the police chief’s press conference when he exhorted people to check a complainant’s Facebook post, virtually asking them to stalk her? Remember the “fake” molestation cases that were given air…

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Is Pope Francis Having A Donald Trump Moment About The Mainstream Media?

Is Pope Francis Having A Donald Trump Moment About The Mainstream Media?

Is Pope Francis Having A Donald Trump Moment About The Mainstream Media? Donald Trump has had enough of what he calls ‘fake news’. Now, Pope Francis says that he thinks the media need to stop focusing on ‘bad news’. Are the two world leaders closer together than one might think? And what should the news be reporting? Trump has been heavily criticised for promoting verifiable falsehoods as truth while lambasting the mainstream media when it criticises him, condemning sources he disagrees with as ‘fake news’. Kellyanne Conway sparked outrage when she…

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Liberty Media Leads £6.4bn Race For Control Of F1 Motor Racing

Liberty Media Leads £6.4bn Race For Control Of F1 Motor Racing

Liberty Media Leads £6.4bn Race For Control Of F1 Motor Racing F1 will acquire a listing on the Nasdaq stock exchange if a bid for the sport by Liberty Media Corp succeeds, Sky News learns. A company backed by John Malone, the American media tycoon, is leading an $8.5bn (£6.4bn) battle for control of Formula One (F1) motor racing after proposing a deal that would see the sport’s owner listed on New York’s Nasdaq stock exchange. Sky News has learnt that Liberty Media Corporation, which owns a range of entertainment…

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