The bill will criminalise accepting money from individuals, organisations and associations that “oppose or undermine democratic values, fundamental freedoms and human rights”. Following revelations of Saudi Arabia's involvement, there is a debate on whether states should be included in the blacklist as well.
The rapid development of algorithms and robots is projected to have a seismic impact on the production of goods and provision of services across the planet. Many experts are concerned that if this 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' is not managed appropriately, millions of people will lose their jobs without suitable replacements on the horizon.
On 21 October, French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a speech during a commemoration ceremony for French history teacher Samuel Paty, urging people to “free Islam in France from the foreign influence and strengthen control on the mosques' funding,” stressing that France would continue to defend freedom of expression.
A recent Israeli poll suggested that Benjamin Netanyahu's popularity is still crumbling following his corruption charges and the alleged mishandling of the pandemic. But doubts run high as to whether the drop in his ratings will be enough for his challengers to form a coalition that will oust Bibi from power.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Paris security forces have arrested a man for attempted theft of a sculpture on display in the Louvre museum, which he claimed to be a part of African heritage which "was stolen", the BFMTV broadcaster reported late on Monday, citing Louvre administration.
Earlier, Vahram Poghosyan, spokesman for the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), said two Azerbaijani drones had been destroyed.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.158 million, over 43.4 million c cases have been detected, and over 29 million of those have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Earlier, two crashes had occurred within six days involving Navy aircraft, taking the lives of two crew members. An investigation into the causes of the incidents is currently ongoing.