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“Another Harvest Lost”

Belgium, Czech Republic Legislatures Pass Uyghur Genocide Declarations
Majority of participants attend Finno-Ugric world congress remotely
Canadians debate Quebec’s move to be recognized in Constitution as Francophone nation
Indigenous Papuan graduates praise Aotearoa – and their governors
Turkish bombardments displace Shingal IDPs for second time
Bougainville seeks to declare independence on 1 September 2025
Rwanda: An unwelcome wake up call
An alliance of democracies is essential
L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science winner Argentine mathematician Dr. Dickenstein: “Follow your passion”
Yemeni artist Hakim Al-Akel: ‘War imposed itself, but art will remain’
Online resource blends B.C.’s Indigenous language, art and culture
EU provides 15 million euros of funding for Arctic project
US Calls China’s Conduct in South China Sea ‘Unlawful’
U.S. blacklists Namibian former ministers over corruption allegations
78 persons, 7 entities: EU envoys approve 4th sanctions package against Lukashenka regime
Chinese media mocks US donation of 80 vaccine vials to Trinidad and Tobago
Minsk is sending irregular migrants across EU border
Zimbabwe: Reporter Jeffrey Moyo granted release from jail on $59 bail
Shirly Pinto, Israel’s first deaf lawmaker, sworn in by sign language
Amazon’s new Africa headquarters draws protests from indigenous people
Greek lawmakers pass labour reform amid protests, strike
Macau Shuts Down Representative Office in Democratic Taiwan Amid Souring Ties
Spain’s National Court sends former Catalan president Jordi Pujol to trial
China blames Taiwan for tensions
Bolivia opposition leader Mesa slams widening coup probe
Ethiopians hope for peaceful elections
Pushing against China, U.S. lawmakers plan pro-Taiwan bill
EU Will ‘Look Into’ Hungary’s Controversial Law Banning LGBT Content In Schools
Cambodian Court Upholds 18-Month Sentence for Rapper who Dissed Government
Firing arrows, indigenous people in Brazil protest bill curtailing land rights
Spanish police to face trial for actions during Catalan independence referendum
Lebanon’s crisis threatens one of its few unifiers, the army
Central African Republic’s new PM makes new economic calls to France
China offers glimpse of Tibetan life without the Dalai Lama
Nephew Of Former Armenian President Sarkisian Sentenced To Prison On Criminal Charges
Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites, first since cease-fire
Myanmar Elderly Perish as Village Razed in Fire Blamed on Junta Troops
Israel to halt nighttime ‘mapping’ of Palestinian homes
One night in Toulouse – when Welsh football and music collided beautifully
Family left in shock by shooting of young Palestinian woman
Morocco excludes Spain’s sea links in summer transit plan for diaspora
Chad: Eight gold miners killed in mine explosion in Tanoua
Problem of racism towards Pasifika in climate change: ‘We want to be valued’
A Niuean man’s story of Lake Alice: ‘The pain was so bad … you feel your body is off the bed’
Christian villagers under fire in Turkey-PKK clashes
As Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda dies, Barotseland remembers nothing but his broken promises, treachery and oppression
New push for WTO trade reform
Economic diplomacy: Trade deals for a fast-growing family
Cuba: Another Harvest Lost, This Time Mangoes
Trinidad & Tobago marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, even as some seniors struggle at vaccine centres
Etxepare students protest by writing their philosophy exam in #Basque
Gang violence displaces thousands in Haiti’s capital
Taiwan to establish medical presence in Somaliland
Models with albinism fight against stigmas in Congo fashion show
Top Scots tourist spots to have water taps installed in bid to curb litter
Karen National Union pledges to investigate Myanmar junta accusations of mass grave
Leader of Northern Ireland’s DUP steps down after just three weeks
Stranded, Stateless, Imprisoned: How Asia is Failing Rohingya Children
‘Cold greeting’ – New Catalan president meets Spanish king for first time
Israeli officer charged in killing of autistic Palestinian
World’s third largest diamond found in Botswana
House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization
NATO Membership For Ukraine Would Be ‘Red Line,’ Kremlin’s Hopes Are Up
White House considering talks between Biden and China’s Xi
Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda dies at 97
Ethiopia urges Tigray rights inquiry to ‘immediately cease’
Pro-democracy newspaper’s editors arrested in Hong Kong
Spain’s largest employers’ association welcomes pardons for jailed Catalan leaders
Uyghur Businessman Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison For Ties to Turkey
Rwanda: Life imprisonment requested against Paul Rusesabagina
US Cuts Funding to Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest, Citing Government Failure to Protect the Land
State Department bans Guatemalan lawmaker from entering US
Deadly Diarrheal Outbreak Afflicts Rohingya Residents on Bangladesh Island, Refugees Say
Remains of 10 Children at the Carlisle Indian Boarding School Are Returning Home
Nicola Sturgeon demands Holyrood vote on Australia trade deal
Racial discrimination and human rights breach in ‘irrational’ anti-Irish gravestone ruling
Samoan court declares Sagaga 2 seat void – 26-24 balance for FAST
Vanuatu Supreme Court confirms 19 government MPs lose seats
Turkish bombardment leaves Duhok villagers without water
Bougainville independence: Pressure for PNG agreement builds
New Caledonia’s third independence referendum, and the day after
Roland Watson-Grant, Caribbean regional winner of the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, tells a tale of rural Jamaica
Cooling-off: How Europe can help stabilise the Middle East
Globalizing Leninist Institutions: Trends in Overseas Party Building
Looking Back on Short Flashes of Liberalization in the Chinese Communist Party’s 100 Years
MMA fighter wanted for murder of former Dagestan president’s nephew
Australian spy avoids jail in East Timor espionage scandal
EU envoy: Ethiopian leadership vowed to ‘wipe out’ Tigrayans
Josep Rull is 3rd jailed Catalan pro-independence leader to take case to Europe
Namibian chief who urged German reparations dies of virus
Hundreds In Bishkek Call On Government To Find Missing Educator
Greens around the Baltic Sea denounce Nord Stream 2
Palestinians call off 1M dose vaccine exchange with Israel
Over 500 political prisoners in Belarus. Five new names on list
Lines Form at Hong Kong Newsstands to Buy Apple Daily After Police Raid
Austria To Provide One Million Additional COVID Vaccine Doses To Balkans
Togo: economy suffers under coronavirus-prevention border closure
EU sets out potential criteria for Lebanese sanctions
Holyrood appoints women as Scotland’s top lawyers for the first time
Tibet exile leader hopes to resume China talks
Libyans enjoy family picnics at military site turned recreational zone
Nicaraguan government pursues NGO in widening crackdown
Pacific Island Nations Consider Deep-sea Mining, Despite Risks
UN re-elects Antonio Guterres as secretary-general
The contrasting fates of the fathers of African independence
Tibetan Scholar Arrested for His Writings Has Been Held Without Trial for Two Years
Turkmen With Natural-Gas Debts Deprived Of Right To Buy Subsidized Food
Myanmar’s Karen Rebels Say 25 Slain Men Were Junta Spies, Not Civilians
‘We’re not sending our daughters to be punching bags at uni,’ says PNG union
Tagata Pasifika Special: Celebrating 50 years of the Polynesian Panthers
KRG launches Twitter hashtag to interact with public
Nicaragua: War against the People
My Daughter and Granddaughter Jailed in Nicaragua
Motorcyclists Can Transport Passengers Again in Santiago de Cuba
Arrests of more Mother Nature environmentalists in Cambodia labeled a witch hunt
Nine Cherokee cyclists return from 950-mile journey retracing northern route of Trail of Tears
Russia’s vile attempts to discredit the Crimean Tatars must not be kept silent
EU warns Lebanon’s leaders of sanctions over ‘home-made’ crisis
Deaths in Catalonia up 23.5% compared to 2019
Biden to host Israeli President Rivlin on June 28
Tsikhanouskaya invited to meeting of EU foreign ministers
Winner of Iran presidency is hardline judge who is under U.S. sanctions
Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over
Sexual Minorities In Kazakhstan Hide Who They Are To Avoid Abuse
US ships an additional 2.5M vaccine doses to Taiwan
The new far-Left revolutionaries want to extinguish free expression itself
PNG Council of Churches declares support for covid vaccine rollout
Father’s Day in Cuba (Cartoons)
The China Factor in U.S.-Albania Relations
U.S. Navy Reservist Supports Tradewinds Mission in Guyana
Northernmost Siberian wildfire discovered from space
eSwatini youth stage rare rural protest against monarchy
Sierra Leone Sells Ecotourism Destination for a Chinese Fishing Port
New Israeli prime minister calls on world to ‘wake up’ on Iran nuclear deal
Lutheran World Federation elects Estonian as new secretary general
West African leaders agree new single currency plan
Estonian interests in the race for the Arctic
ECOWAS keeps Mali suspended despite civilian prime minister
Belarus National Bank may be lying about inflation and forex reserves
Europe No Longer Feels Safe, Azerbaijani Blogger Says After Knife Attack
Hong Kong CEO Carrie Lam seeking closer integration with mainland
Jordan’s unprecedented palace drama moves to the courtroom
‘Case Closed’: Serbian Officials Silent About Russian Diplomatic Ecstasy Attack
China’s ambassador to Denmark, Feng Tie encounters protest
US ambassador meets with Kurdish leaders in Erbil
West Papua unhappy over never-ending MSG membership tragedies
Catalonian delegation visits Erbil, seeking better relations with Kurdistan Region
Medics arrive in Fiji to help with covid
Corsican nationalism grows stronger in first round of French territorial election
The battle for Africa
The risks of escalating strategic competition in the Pacific Islands
High Inflation Exacerbates Crisis in Cuba
Ortega’s Police Recapture Journalist Miguel Mora
The Volcanic Women – Activism from Exile
Border Conflict Compels Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Look for Foreign Weapons
Governor of Chechnya Hunts Down His Critics Across Russian Federation
Serbia and Montenegro clash over 1995 Srebrenica massacre
EU Lets France Extend Centuries-Old Import Tax In Territories
Costa Rica Leads the Fight against Desertification In Central America
Panama asks for US, European help on migrants
Justin Williams wins Belize road championships
Creation of Inuit university a ‘priority’: ITK president
Canada’s oath of citizenship now recognizes First Nations, Inuit and Métis rights
Somaliland Republic Officially Launches Own Country Profile
Slow progress, stubborn cycles of violence, as South Sudan turns 10
Too soon to lift EU sanctions on Burundi, NGOs warn
China agrees to reschedule Congo Republic’s $2.4 bln debt
Germany freezes over $1bn aid to Morocco over Western Sahara
Switzerland court hands down first conviction relating to Liberia civil war
‘Football is a game of incentives’ – Gambia players boycott meeting President Barrow over bonuses
An assimilated aboriginal’s thoughts on Indigenous Day
Kashmir leaders to urge India’s Modi to restore region’s autonomy
Kurdish authorities in Syria revoke Kurdistan 24 license, close offices
It’s time to sound the alarm over Chinese intrigues in the Himalayas
Hundreds of Settlers March Against Palestinian Construction in West Bank
Oman to host 2021 Youth Sailing Worlds
EU, US, UK, Canada Join Forces to Slap Sanctions on Belarus
Muslim Rights Group Demands Hilton Stop Building Hotel on Site of Demolished Mosque in China’s Xinjiang
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Talk Dams, Not Rogun
In terms of child suicide, Estonia is unfortunately still a world-leader
Prime Minister Modi Extends Kashmir an Olive Branch
Taiwan to Keep Hong Kong Representative Office Despite Lack of Staff
Pashinian’s Surprising Landslide Victory Defies Armenian Opinion Polls
The essential Latvian Midsummer celebration
Turkmen Students Ambushed After Exams To Fill Ranks Of Army Conscripts
Libya reopens highway linking its east and west
New Zealand weightlifter to become first transgender Olympian
“Lemanui, Lemanui, Danieliui”: Lithuania to donate AstraZeneca
Suicide bomber wounds French troops in central Mali
Swedish PM loses confidence vote, sparking uncertainty
Photo shows Dubai princess, focus of UN concern, in Spain
Lukashenka’s Family, His “Wallets”, Judges, Propagandists: Who Fell Under EU Sanctions
Ambassadors recalled after latest Nicaragua arrest
Angelina Jolie visits Burkina Faso as UN Special Envoy
USA Include 16 People, 6 Companies More In Sanctions List Related To Belarus
Did Welsh National Anthem inspire one of Bob Dylan’s most famous songs?
Foreign investment in Catalonia falls 32.7% in first quarter to €463m
Batwa community included in global environment study
Tibet Policy Institute to organise 3rd Tibet Environment Conference from 25-27 June 2021
Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga wins prestigious German prize
Remembering broadcaster and journalist Shiu Singh
U.N. expert says Eritrea has ‘effective control’ in parts of Tigray
‘Pacific studies’ proposed to be taught in NZ schools
Mauritius deploys first satellite thanks to UNOOSA and JAXA KiboCUBE programme
New Caledonia tension simmers over early independence vote date
Gabon is first African country paid to protect its rainforest
Rebuilding from the ashes: The Yazidis left homeless in Sharya camp
Sao Tome: Principe government promises laptops for all pupils in next school year
Pardons for Catalan indy prisoners ‘a trap’ says Aamer Anwar
Newly sanctified Tunisian cemetery for migrants filling fast
A Cold War deal on ice: The Antarctic Treaty at 60
Sadio Mane donates $693,000 to fund hospital in his hometown in Senegal
One Britain One Nation & Devolution: UK Government wants pupils ‘across the UK’ to celebrate
Togo sees joining the Commonwealth as an opportunity
Sergio Ramirez Doubtful about Returning to Nicaragua
Mauritania: president receives Hamas leader Haniyeh
Clan Mackenzie: Taking a look at most influential clan in Scotland
Guinea Bissau names American Siphiwe Baleka to its Olympic Swim Team
Over 20 police deploy to arrest man for alleged ‘sedition’ over Hong Kong protest flag outside window
Cape Verde announces plan to renationalise its airline
Spain violated free speech rights of Basque independence politician
Yazidi Writer Narrates ISIS Crimes Against His People
Three Seas Investment Fund Collects €1 bn to Date
Experience Hmong storytelling
Danish police investigating defacing of monument to Ukrainian national poet Taras Shevchenko in Copenhagen
Bit Mining Moving 3,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines to Kazakhstan Following China Crackdown
Bulgaria keeps veto on launch of EU accession talks with North Macedonia
Pakistan PM Imran Khan refuses to condemn China’s Xinjiang crackdown
Maia Sandu is about to become the most powerful leader in Moldova’s history
Coalition of Countries Calls for Access to Uyghur Internment Camps in Xinjiang Region
Pilot’s Killing in Slovenia’s ‘Ten-Day War’ Causes Enduring Controversy
Infringement of Human Rights in Balochistan
Talks begin for U.K. to join Pacific free trade pact
U.S. chip foundry announces new manufacturing plant in Singapore
Vatican protests against ‘unprecedented’ Italian bill on homophobia
Taliban Capture Afghanistan’s Main Tajikistan Border Crossing
UEFA prohibits ‘rainbow’ protest at Germany vs Hungary game
Is This the Dawn of a New Day in Israel?
Solstice celebration from opposite sides of the globe
Lebanon raises price of bread for the fifth time in a year
Global civil society must promote linguistic rights for China’s Indigenous peoples
In times of crises, Lebanon’s old must fend for themselves
Dominican Republic is governed for a few: UN report
Israel forces target Palestinian demonstrators in East Jerusalem
More Caribbean Nations Reopen With Updated Entry Protocols
Turkey Under Pressure Over Military Presence in Libya
Guatemala’s LGBT+ community living in fear after spate of killings
After Big Election Victory, Armenia’s Leader Calls for Reconciliation
Honduras Army Faces Backlash After Continued Prison Violence
Hopes and fears as Ethiopians in the Amhara region await election results
European Court Orders Russia To Pay Almost $2.4 Million To Relatives Of People Missing In Chechnya
Pardoned Catalan politicians excluded from politics
Sometimes Pipeline Leaks Are Small. Sometimes You Can See Them From Space.
Catalan president calls for agreed referendum and ‘an end to repression’
Luxembourg Foreign Minister hopes for international trial against Lukashenka

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June 21

1792 June 21: Iolo Morganwg founds Gorsedd of Wales
June 21: National Indigenous Peoples Day, Canada

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June 20

June 20: World Refugee Day

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June 18

2006 June 18: Catalan Statute of Autonomy referendum