Report Finds that Sexual Harassment was Rampant in Australian Parliament

New research released on Tuesday noted that one in every three persons working in Australia’s parliament had experienced some type of sexual harassment. Set the Standard, a report filed by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, describes the experiences of persons …

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New Zealand to Deploy Police and Military to the Solomon Islands Amid Unrest

The New Zealand government announced on Wednesday it would send dozens of peacekeepers to the Solomon Islands after a request for help from the crisis-hit country, following a week of deadly riots. “We are deeply concerned by the recent civil …

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UN: Taliban and Myanmar Junta Unlikely to be Accepted In

A United Nations committee meeting on Wednesday said it was unlikely to allow Afghanistan’s Taliban or Myanmar’s junta to represent their countries at the 193-member world body. According to four unnamed diplomats, the UN committee will likely defer its decisions …

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Japan Foreign Minister Urges Citizens to Leave Ethiopia Soon Due to Ongoing Conflict

Japan Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi urged Japanese citizens to leave Ethiopia due to the rising military tensions.  “Currently, commercial flights continue to fly. We urge Japanese citizens to leave this country,” Hayashi said. Earlier, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida authorized the …

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Celebrity Doctor Mehmet Oz to Run for U.S. Senate Seat in Pennsylvania as a Republican

Celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz announced on Nov. 30 that he will run for Senate as a Republican in Pennsylvania next year. “During the pandemic, I learned that when you mix politics and medicine, you get politics instead of solutions. That’s …

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CNN Suspends Anchor Chris Cuomo Indefinitely Over His Role in Helping Governor Brother Andrew Amid Harassment Allegations

CNN has suspended prime time anchor Chris Cuomo “indefinitely” after new documents revealed that he was more deeply involved in helping his brother, former New York Governor Andrew, with the sexual harassment allegations against him. In a statement, CNN said …

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Far-Right Pundit Eric Zemmour to Run for French Presidency

French far-right pundit Eric Zemmour announced on Nov. 30 that he will run for president in the April 2022 elections. In a 10-minute Youtube video, Zemmour claimed that he joined the presidential race to save “traditional” France from “disappearing.” “It’s …

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Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen to Testify Before Congress Again

Whistleblower Frances Haugen will testify again before the US Congress again this week regarding Facebook’s moderation and policy failures in regards to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Haugen will attend the hearing conducted by House Energy and Commerce …

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