Severed Head of Missing Nigerian Lawmaker Found in Park

Fourth EstateNigerian politician Okechukwu Okoye

Police in Nigeria announced on Sunday that they had discovered the severed head of a state legislator who went missing last week in the southern state of Anambra. The lawmaker, in a report by local Nigerian news outlet Daily Post, …

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Mexican Government Clears Out Texas Border Migrant Camp

Fourth EstateMexican Migrants - Adam Jones

Mexican authorities have cleared out a migrant camp in Reynosa across the United States border in Texas. Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, said that 400 migrants “willingly” left the camp on Monday. …

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French Workers Day Protests Turn Violent

Fourth EstateThe Labor Day march in Paris suddenly turned violent when protesters vandalized commercial and financial institutions and fought Parisian police on Sunday. - Via Twiiter

The Labor Day march in Paris suddenly turned violent when protesters vandalized commercial and financial institutions and fought Parisian police on Sunday. A group of protesters dressed all in black broke away from the main parade at Boulevard Voltaire and …

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Prince Andrew Loses Freedom of York After Sex Abuse Case Settlement

Fourth EstatePrince Andrew at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, UK

Prince Andrew has lost the Freedom of the City of York after councilors unanimously voted to strip him of the honor in the wake of his settlement in a sexual abuse civil case. At the public gallery at York Racecourse, …

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Catalan Leaders Accuse Spanish Government of Pegasus Spyware Campaign

Catalan leaders accused the Spanish government of illegally spying members of the Catalan civil society using the spyware Pegasus. Canadian research laboratory The Citizen Lab, in collaboration with Catalan civil society groups, reported at least 65 victims of Pegasus hacking. …

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Truck Protest Held in Sydney Harbour Bridge, Traffic Chaos Ensues

Fourth EstateSydney Harbour Bridge - Eustaquio Santimano/Flickr

A small group of climate change protesters caused traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and created traffic jams as they demanded another aerial tanker for the wildfire season and the rehoming of flood victims. The protest began at 8:15 A.M …

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Beijing Raises COVID Restrictions Amid Nationwide Surge

Fourth EstateChina COVID Heatmap - AichiWikiFixer, Not logging in, AKS471883, and Alexchris

Beijing has implemented the most stringent Covid controls in order to prevent the spread of Omicron cases from other parts of China to the capital. The municipal government has released an infographic on its four new measures for enhanced entry …

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