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Manley Bandwagon 50 Years Later

It was 1971, and the majority of Jamaican youth were restless. Nine years after their country gained independence from Great Britain, some pillars of colonialism stood firm.

With a general election in the air, many of them were willing to take a chance on Michael Manley, the firebrand leader of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP). This month marks 50 years since he led them to victory — a resounding triumph driven by a reggae soundtrack.

Read more at — Jamaica observer.com

Bombay HC Comes To Rescue Of Girls Who Row Boat Across Koyna Dam To Reach School

MUMBAI: Moved by the plight of schoolgirls from a village in Satara having to row a boat across Koyna dam to reach their school, the Bombay high court has directed the state government to take measures to provide all possible assistance to make their journey less adventurous

Read more at — HindustanTimes.com

Qatar Reaches Deal With Taliban To Resume Evacuations: Report

Deal reported by Axios allows biweekly chartered flights and comes as the US reportedly seeks to re-up Afghan resettlements.

Qatar has reached an agreement with the Taliban to resume chartered evacuation flights from Afghanistan, ending a dispute that resulted in a months-long pause, according to a report.

Read more at — Aljazeera.com

US Senate Contemplates ‘Mother Of All Sanctions’ if Russia Invades Ukraine

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan effort in the U.S. Senate has come together to produce what the chairman of the body’s Foreign Relations Committee has dubbed “the mother of all sanctions” to be levied against Russia in the event of a new invasion of Ukraine.

Read more at — Voanews.com

Court Set To Rule On The Impeachment Of Albania’s President Ilir Meta

Albania’s Constitutional Court is deciding whether President Ilir Meta will be impeached.

MPs voted to discharge the president from office last June after a parliamentary investigation found that he had violated 16 constitutional articles.

Read more at — Euronews.com

China Slams Lai Ching-te’s Meetings With U.S. Lawmakers

China has lodged stern representations with the U.S. over recent meetings between Taiwan region official Lai Ching-te and several U.S. lawmakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Sunday.

Read more at — News.cgtn.com

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