Daily Archives: April 5, 2022

2022-04-05: News Headlines

Ben Norton (2022-04-05). IMF Admits US Dollar Hegemony Declining, due to Rise of Chinese Yuan, Sanctions on Russia. orinocotribune.com By Benjamin Norton — Mar 31, 2022 | The US-dominated International Monetary Fund warns of an "erosion of dollar dominance," noting use of Chinese yuan in global central bank reserves is increasing, while Western sanctions on Russia could strengthen other currencies. | The US-dominated International Monetary Fund (IMF) has acknowledged that the hegemony of the dollar is in noticeable decline. | At the same time, the Chinese currency, the yuan or renminbi, is slowly growing in influence, along with other currencies, according to the IMF. | In 2000, roughly 70% of global foreign exchange reserves were held in U…

Staff (2022-04-05). US secretly test-fires hypersonic missile in mid-March. en.mehrnews.com The United States carried out a test-fire of a hypersonic missile in mid-March, but kept it secret in order to avoid tensions with Russia.

Staff (2022-04-05). Pak journalist' union raises alarm over TTP's warning to scribes. aninews.in Islamabad [Pakistan], September 8 (ANI): A union of Pakistan journalists has expressed concern over the threat issued by the banned Tehreeki-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to the media and urged the government to ensure the safety and security of journalists.

Staff (2022-04-05). Hong Kong Police arrest 4 activists behind banned Tiananmen Square vigil: Report. aninews.in Hong Kong, September 8 (ANI): Hong Kong Police have arrested four key members of the pro-democracy group behind the city's annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil.

_____ (2022-04-05). Washington is Trying to Open a "Second Front" in Central Asia against Russia and China. journal-neo.org The events in Kazakhstan conspired by the United States and the UK in January and the ongoing pressure of external factors experienced by the Central Asian region, primarily from the United States and a number of its Western allies, indicate the presence of continuing threats here. The escalation of US-Chinese conflict, and the special military operation …

IMEMC News (2022-04-05). Army Abduct Two Palestinians In Tulkarem. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday evening, two young Palestinian men from Nur Shams refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, after stopping them at a military roadblock. Ibrahim Nimir, the head of the Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS), said the soldiers at the Ennab military roadblock, east of Tulkarem, …

IMEMC News (2022-04-05). Israeli Colonizer Assaults A Palestinian, Threatens To Kill Him, In Hebron. imemc.org A paramilitary illegal Israeli colonizer attacked a Palestinian man in the Jabal Jales area on Monday night, in the eastern part of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and threatened to shoot him dead. Resident Rashed Hamed Tamimi said the colonizer assaulted his son, Mohammad, with a baton before pulling his gun and pointing …

IMEMC News (2022-04-05). Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Jenin. imemc.org Israeli soldiers shot, Monday night, a young Palestinian man with a live round in Faqqu'a village, northeast of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers shot the young man with a live round in the lower back, causing moderate wounds. The medics provided first aid to …

oneworld.press (2022-04-05). The Polish Prime Minister Is Engaging In World War II Revisionism About Hitler. oneworld.press The Polish Prime Minister shamelessly engaged in historical revisionism about Hitler by implying that his own country never negotiated with that Nazi beast despite having agreed to a non-aggression pact with it in 1934 prior to jointly dismembering Czechoslovakia several years later right after Munich.

Staff (2022-04-05). New Flank Opened Against Boric: Sectors of the Left Question Recent Police Repression in Chile. orinocotribune.com By Francisco Bravo Atias — Apr 1, 2022 | "We came from the mobilizations. Thanks to them we are here and we will not forget that," said the president of Chile, Gabriel Boric, in front of thousands of supporters on the balcony of the seat of government, the Palace of La Moneda, during his inauguration on March 11. | For this reason, many leftists and leaders of social organizations were disconcerted by the images recorded on March 18. Only a week after Boric took office , there was a demonstration in Plaza Italia (also called Plaza Dignidad) that brought together, like every Friday, relatives of the prisoners…

themoscowtimes (2022-04-05). Abramovich: Surprise Participant in Russia-Ukraine Talks. themoscowtimes.com Abramovich has every personal interest in seeing a peaceful end to the conflict and possibly performing a role that could allow him to win back favor in the West.

themoscowtimes (2022-04-05). More Weapons, Sanctions: U.S. Lays Out Next Phase of Response Against Russia. themoscowtimes.com The United States is upping pressure on multiple fronts against President Vladimir Putin, officials said Monday.

themoscowtimes (2022-04-05). U.S., Britain to Seek Russia's Suspension From UN Rights Council. themoscowtimes.com Suspending Russia from the council would require a vote in favor by two-thirds of the UN General Assembly.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). China's RMB cross-border payments soar in 2021: report. ecns.cn The business volume of cross-border payments of the Chinese currency renminbi (RMB) grew rapidly in 2021, a report from the People's Bank of China showed.

Lynda Carson (2022-04-05). Pro-landlord shysters are served warning notice by Attorney General Rob Bonta. indybay.org Warning Notice From Attorney General Rob Bonta To Pro-Landlord Shysters:…

Staff (2022-04-05). Cabinet approves Agreement between India, Portugal on recruitment of Indian citizens to work in the Portuguese Republic. aninews.in New Delhi, [India], September 8 (ANI): The Union Cabinet approved the signing of an agreement on the recruitment of Indian citizens to work in Portugal between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Portugal, on Wednesday.

____ (2022-04-05). Nation-wide protests escalate plunging Sri Lankan government into deep crisis. wsws.org The political turmoil will further intensify today with the convening of parliament where all the signs point to the ruling coalition losing its majority.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). Putin signs decree with visa restrictions against 'unfriendly countries'. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree with visa restrictions against "unfriendly countries," RIA reported.

____ (2022-04-05). Australian state premier offers pittance to flood victims. wsws.org Perrottet made a desperate bid to head off white-hot anger in working-class communities over the refusal of governments to protect and aid devastated residents.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). CanSinoBIO's COVID-19 mRNA vaccine receives approval for clinical trial application in China. ecns.cn Chinese vaccine developer CanSinoBIO's COVID-19 mRNA vaccine has received approval for clinical trial application in China, the company announced on Monday, an encouraging step for domestic mRNA vaccine R&D amid the recent infection wave across China.

TRACE (2022-04-05). Shellenberger – An IDW Candidate Running for CA Governor. indybay.org An avid supporter of the so-called Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) is running for governor of California.

Staff (2022-04-05). India largest troop contributor to UN peacekeeping in cumulative terms: Meenakashi Lekhi. aninews.in New York [US], September 8 (ANI): Highlighting the importance of the UN peacekeeping missions, Union Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi on Wednesday informed the member states that India is the largest troop contributor to the peacekeeping operations since their inception.

____ (2022-04-05). Judge tells jury to consider entrapment defense in trial of alleged Michigan governor kidnap plotters. wsws.org US District Judge Robert Jonker instructed the jury in Grand Rapids to include entrapment defense in their deliberations in the trial of four men charged with plotting to kidnap and execute Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

____ (2022-04-05). UK workers and youth speak out against war and NATO. wsws.org SEP campaign teams have been speaking to workers across the UK who want to record their opposition to Russia's war in Ukraine and to NATO's plans to utilize a conflict it deliberately provoked to bring about regime change in Moscow.

Staff (2022-04-05). Empresa santiaguera estabiliza producción de aceite. cubadebate.cu Luego de estar paralizada durante varias semanas a causa de una avería y trabajos de mantenimiento, la Empresa Refinadora de Aceite Comestible, de Santiago de Cuba, acaba de recuperar los niveles productivos que le permiten garantizar el aceite a granel para la canasta normada de las provincias orientales, y el comercializado en otros formatos en gran parte del país.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). Sanctions imperil space cooperation, Russia says. ecns.cn The head of Russia's space program said on Saturday that the future of the International Space Station hangs in the balance after the space agencies of the United States, the European Union, and Canada missed a deadline to meet Russian demands for lifting sanctions on Russian enterprises and hardware.

Staff (2022-04-05). India-South Korea relations have become multidimensional: Om Birla. aninews.in Vienna [Austria], September 8 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said that relations between India and South Korea have made great progress and have become multidimensional.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-04-05). Coastal California Sunflower Is Latest Endangered Species Act Success. indybay.org EUREKA, Calif., March 30, 2022 — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today changed the Endangered Species Act status of beach layia, a small sunflower that grows only in California's coastal dunes, reclassifying it from endangered to threatened. The change is due to reduced impacts from offroad vehicles, grazing, and development throughout much of the species' range.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). Nomination period of HKSAR chief executive election begins. ecns.cn The nomination period for the chief executive election of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has begun on Sunday and will run through April 16.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). IPCC report calls for further reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ecns.cn The IPCC publishes comprehensive scientific assessment reports on climate change and its impacts every six to seven years, which integrates reports submitted separately by its three working groups.

Staff (2022-04-05). PM Modi meets Russian NSA, reaffirms intention to strengthen coordination on Afghanistan. aninews.in New Delhi [India], September 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met with Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, during which they reaffirmed their intention to strengthen coordination in the field of enhancing regional stability, including on Afghanistan.

Staff (2022-04-05). 'Republic of Afghanistan' condemns announcement by Taliban cabinet, calls it 'illegitimate'. aninews.in Kabul [Afghanistan], September 8 (ANI): The "Islamic Republic of Afghanistan" on Wednesday condemned the announcement of the "so-called" cabinet by the Taliban, terming it as "illegitimate and unjustifiable."

Staff (2022-04-05). øUn período ciclónico activo este año? cubadebate.cu La compañía privada estadounidense AccuWeather informó el penúltimo día de marzo una predicción cuantitativa para la etapa ciclónica del 2022. Dan Kottlowski y su equipo de especializados vaticinan que, en la enorme área formada por el golfo de México, el mar Caribe y el océano Atlántico norte, se registrarán de 16 a 20 tormentas nombradas.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). Health official clarifies quarantine rules for children. ecns.cn A health official in Shanghai said children infected with COVID-19 will be taken care of under different categories based on current laws and protocols of epidemic prevention.

Jamal Rich (2022-04-05). D.C. hit by mass student debt protest before payments resume in May. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Monday, April 4 at noon, student debtors and allies from across the United States came to the Department of Education to demand that the Biden administration cancel all federally-held student loan debt. The rally and march was held by the Debt Collective, which is a union for debtors. "Just like workers need to …

Staff (2022-04-05). Jaishankar meets Russian NSA, discusses Afghan situation. aninews.in New Delhi [India], September 8 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday met with visiting Russian Secretary of Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, and discussed a number of international and regional problems, including the situation in Afghanistan.

Staff (2022-04-05). El tiempo: Calor y muy pocas lluvias. cubadebate.cu 🌦Amanecerá con algunas nubes y sol en la costa sur oriental, con poca nubosidad en el resto del país. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará durante la tarde en algunas localidades del interior, con muy aisladas lluvias.

Staff (2022-04-05). Pakistan should respect the will of Afghan people: Maryam Nawaz. aninews.in Islamabad [Pakistan], September 8 (ANI): A day after large-scale anti-Pakistan protests held in Afghanistan, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday said that Pakistan must accept the will of the Afghan people and must not interfere in the internal matters of its neighbour.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). U.S. pins hope on 2nd booster to protect certain groups from COVID-19. ecns.cn The United States is promoting a second booster vaccine to protect aged people and those with underlying conditions or chronicle illnesses, as the average daily COVID-19 deaths dropped to 649 nationwide on Sunday with a minus 41 percent change over 14 days.

____ (2022-04-05). Prime Minister Naftali Bennett puts Israel on a war footing against the Palestinians. wsws.org Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi said the IDF must be prepared for "Guardian of the Walls 2," a reference to last May when Israel launched a murderous 11-day assault on Gaza.

Catherine Crockett (2022-04-05). Saturday 5/7: Roy Zimmerman in Concert: RiZe Up 2022. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 93955…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-04-05). Saudi-led coalition violates ceasefire in Yemen 100 times. en.mehrnews.com A Yemeni military source said that the Saudi-Emirati coalition violated the ceasefire in Yemen more than 100 times in the past day.

WorkWeek (2022-04-05). WorkWeek: SF City Workers & Outsourcing/USW 5 Chevron Strike, Blum/Feinstein Crime Couple. indybay.org WorkWeek covers SF City Workers Angry Over Outsourcing/USW 5 Chevron Refinery Workers Strike/ The History Of Hedge Fund Speculator UC Regent Richard Blum & Senator Dianne Feinstein…

_____ (2022-04-05). Sanders Hails Growing Union Movement as Threat to 'Oligarchy and Corporate Greed'. commondreams.org "If you think that the union victories at Amazon and Starbucks are an aberration, you would be sorely mistaken," said the Vermont senator.

eva sánchez (2022-04-05). María Rojo Terradillos denunciada por ciberdelitos. indybay.org María Rojo Terradillos ha sido denunciada en los cuerpos y fuerzas de seguridad por vejar en twitter a sorianos que destacan por sus actividades en medios de comunicación, cultura, deporte, etc.

Mohawk Nation News (2022-04-05). Mohawks on Pope's Apology 'We Will Never Forget or Forgive'. indybay.org Mohawk Nation News said of the Pope's apology: "These 'indian' buddies of the government 'indians' forgave the psychopaths on their own behalf. We will never forget nor forgive them for what they did and continue to do."

Staff (2022-04-05). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on April 5. en.mehrnews.com Mehr News agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, April 5.

Staff (2022-04-05). India, EU strategic convergence reflects 'our positions' on Afghanistan: Jaishankar. aninews.in New Delhi [India], September 8 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that the strategic convergence between India and the European Union (EU) is reflected in "our positions" on key regional and global issues, including on Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific.

ecns.cn (2022-04-05). Chinese premier congratulates Hungarian PM on winning elections. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday sent a message of congratulation to his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban on his Fidesz party's re-winning parliamentary elections.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-04-05). Lawsuit Launched to Stop Destruction of Endangered California Tiger Salamander Habitat. indybay.org Agricultural Conversions of Santa Maria Airport Property Destroyed Breeding Pond…

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