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.
A US citizen was kidnapped near the town of Birnin Konni in southern Niger on Tuesday morning, according to security sources.
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.
In late-September, Facebook said in a statement that it had removed a total of 242 users, 41 Pages, 19 Groups and 45 Instagram accounts allegedly originating from Russia.
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.
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.
Hawaii News Now was flooded with calls and messages on 24 October about strange moving lights across the dark sky, seen from the shores of Waikiki to Ewa Beach, and even on neighbouring islands.