There’s A Huge Scandal In China Right Now About Faulty Vaccines

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is currently on a tour through several African countries, described the scandal as “vile and shocking,” and ordered government agencies to conduct thorough investigations as well as respond to the concerns from worried citizens. “Ensuring drug safety is the top priority for government and party officials at all levels,” said President Xi through a post on the popular microblog site Weibo. “We should prioritize Chinese citizens’ health and establish a comprehensive national vaccine management mechanism.”

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Steve Bannon Wants To Support Europe’s Far-Right Leaders, But Some Of Them Just Aren’t Interested

“You have to ask yourself what Breitbart has to do with Europe,” said a senior politician from Germany’s largest nationalist party. By J. Lester Feder Reporting From London Reporting From London Posted on July 24, 2018, at 1:26 p.m. ET LONDON — Senior members of Europe’s fastest-growing nationalist parties have expressed skepticism about plans by Steve Bannon to launch a new organization to support far-right parties ahead of elections for the European Union’s Parliament next spring. One senior figure in the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), which entered the legislature…

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A Photographer Took A Bunch Of Photos With Fake Food In Areas Of Extreme Poverty And People Are Angry

The photo series has been called “tasteless and crass.” By Rose Troup Buchanan Last updated on July 24, 2018, at 10:11 a.m. ET Posted on July 24, 2018, at 6:29 a.m. ET A photo series recently profiled by an international photo agency on Instagram has been criticized as the latest example of “poverty porn.” instagram.com Photographer Alessio Mamo’s work was featured on the World Press Photo (WPP) Instagram account, which has almost 1 million followers, after he won second prize in one of its competitions this year. World Press Photo…

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This Is The Moment A Palestinian Activist Said Goodbye To Her Son After She Was Arrested By The Israeli Army

“I was reading the notes of the Palestinian writer and militant, and I did not know that they #LamaKhater lived inside the occupied homeland, specifically in the city of Hebron. “Dawn today, enemy soldiers, armed even to the teeth, stormed their house and kidnapped her from among her children. Here she is saying goodbye to her little child with the tenderness of the mother and the determination of the mujahideen in the land Rabat.”

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Boris Johnson Has Been Privately Talking To Steve Bannon As They Plot Their Next Moves

news / trending One is a potential frontrunner to be the next UK prime minister; the other wants to help nationalists win in Europe. BuzzFeed News reports for the first time that they’re in regular contact. Reporting From London Posted on July 25, 2018, at 3:48 p.m. ET Dan Kitwood / Getty Images LONDON — Donald Trump’s former chief adviser Steve Bannon has been in direct communication with former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson, as both men plot new moves that could have a significant impact on European politics, multiple…

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A Senator Read A BuzzFeed News Story Today At A Hearing With The Secretary Of State

The story was the result of Defense Department emails released under a Freedom of Information Act request. By Emily Tamkin Reporting From Washington, DC Reporting From Washington, DC Posted on July 25, 2018, at 5:13 p.m. ET Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine questioned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on a BuzzFeed News story Wednesday that detailed the lack of communication between the White House and the Defense Department during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. Kaine, after chastising the Trump administration for demoralizing members of the intelligence community — many of…

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Zimbabwe’s Opposition Leader Accused The Ruling Party Of Hiring “Fake News Mercenaries”

Nelson Chamisa raised concerns over the spread of false stories about him — but when pressed for more details, his party could not come up with them. By Tamerra Griffin Reporting From Harare, Zimbabwe Reporting From Harare, Zimbabwe Posted on July 25, 2018, at 1:47 p.m. ET Jekesai Njikizana / AFP / Getty Images Nelson Chamisa HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe opposition leader and presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has accused the ruling party of hiring people to spread false stories about him in order to skew next week’s crucial and historic…

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These Pakistani Women Are Voting For The First Time And People Are Celebrating

Pakistan only formally ended the de facto ban on women voting in October last year. Women have often remained unable to vote thanks to local and societal traditions and pressures, a Human Rights Watch report noted this year. Ahead of the election, officials have said at least 10% of the votes cast must be from women — otherwise the region’s results will be invalidated. But there have been some reports of locals attempting to prevent women from voting. BBC Urdu reported that men in Chakwal’s Dharnal area turned women away,…

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