The deputy speaker of South Korea’s parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new justice minister whose family is being investigated for suspected wrongdoing.
The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such move could harm the relationship between the two countries.
A man can be beaten to death. In fact, he has been. But what can’t be beaten to death is his belief. He was buried, but what wasn’t buried was his belief.
“Every day is #FathersDay for me but today there is no greater tribute than this brief letter. That even while going [to face] one revenge to another, the father is not concerned about his person, but about the daughter lying in the other dark prison cell. One life is too little to sacrifice for such a father!” she said in a tweet.
The relationship between politicians and scientists has changed markedly during the coronavirus crisis. At first, ministers insisted they were “following the science”. Then they were “guided” by it. Now they finally admit questions like the two-metre social distancing rule are political decisions as they prepare to overrule their scientific and medical experts.
"The NAB was informed multiple times in writing that Shahbaz Sharif has suffered from cancer and compared to other people, his immunity system is weak," Tarar said and added that Sharif had only left home to appear before NAB two days ago.
The murder of black American George Floyd in May has been a catalyst for demanding racial equality across the world. Conversations have swiftly moved beyond police brutality to interrogate the wider racist context it sits in.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday became a father again when his partner Carrie Symonds gave birth to a baby boy, just weeks after he himself was hospitalised with coronavirus.
The 46-year-old lawyer succeeds Elyes Fakhfakh, who resigned as prime minister earlier this month — but HIchem Mechichi was not one of the names proposed by the ruling political parties to President Kais Saied.
The sharing of Iqbal's tweet by the US embassy's Twitter account quickly sparked outrage, as government officials, including a federal minister and the Sindh governor, called upon the embassy to respect diplomatic norms and issue an apology.