Trump’s chief of staff pressured justice to investigate alleged electoral fraud – 06/05/2021 – World

In Donald Trump’s final weeks as President of the United States, Mark Meadows, his chief of staff, urged the Justice Department to investigate conspiracy theories surrounding the 2020 presidential election, according to reports. Newly discovered and delivered emails to Congress, which have been analyzed in part by The New York Times. In five emails sent … Read more

Reaction to Pope’s drive to tackle sexual abuse ranges from disappointment to optimism – 06/05/2021 – World

This week, the Vatican changed its internal laws to force its bishops to punish severely abusive priests. It is impossible to talk about this change in posture without returning to Fernando Karadima, a Chilean priest who has had a relationship with children and adolescents, aided by the complicit silence of peers. The first suspicion dates … Read more

Attacks kill at least 130 civilians in Burkina Faso – 06/05/2021 – World

At least 132 civilians, including seven children, were killed in two armed attacks in northern Burkina Faso between Friday evening (4) and early Saturday morning (5), in the bloodiest incidents recorded since the start of Islamist violence in the country in 2015. The attacks took place in the so-called “three borders” area between Burkina Faso, … Read more

Nigeria suspends Twitter after platform abolishes president’s post – 06/05/2021 – world

Nigerian telecommunications companies blocked users’ access to Twitter this Saturday (5), after a directive that intends to indefinitely suspend the American social network. The act has been criticized by human rights defenders and diplomats and reported as an obstacle to freedom of expression in the country. “Based on the national interest provisions … our members … Read more

Opposition to autocrat, front unites socialists on the far right in Hungary – 06/05/2021 – world

The idea of ​​forming an opposition electoral front still seems green in Brazil, but it is ripe to take on one of President Jair Bolsonaro’s main ideological allies, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Against the Fidesz party, the ultra-nationalist politician who has governed the European country since 2010, the six main acronyms from across the … Read more

Justice Department imposed restraining order on New York Times executives – 06/05/2021 – World

During the last few weeks of the Trump administration, and under President Joe Biden, the Justice Department waged a secret legal battle to access the email recordings of four New York Times reporters in an attempt to identify their sources, he reported on Friday evening. main lawyer of the newspaper. According to the lawyer, while … Read more

Back to the origins of Covid at the Wuhan Institute of Virology – 06/05/2021 – Marcelo Leite

On May 8, the accidental outbreak of the Covid virus from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (IVW) was discussed here. The idea was to restore this possibility without feeding on conspiracy theories and anti-Chinese theories, but some of the readers understood the contribution. Six days later, Science published a letter from 18 researchers recommending an … Read more

In new video, saleswoman says she accepts apology from Brazilian doctor detained in Egypt – 06/05/2021 – World

The Muslim saleswoman who was the target of sexual innuendo from doctor Victor Sorrentino says in a new video that she accepts the Brazilian’s apology. The information was confirmed by the doctor’s press office, Sorrentino and the seller are shown in the recording, posted on the doctor’s social media on Friday (4) – the woman, … Read more

Darling of Western leaders, Rwanda criticized for authoritarianism – 06/05/2021 – world

“You have made your country proud,” said Rwandan President Paul Kagame, posing for a photo with the local Patriots basketball team on Monday (31). The day before, the team had ended its participation in an African tournament of the modality, promoted in collaboration with the powerful NBA, the American professional basketball league. He took fourth … Read more