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BBC accuses Russia of ‘assault on media freedom’ after correspondent’s visa is denied following UK sanctions

“The expulsion of Sarah Rainsford is a direct assault on media freedom which we condemn unreservedly,” BBC Director-General Tim Davie said on Friday. “Sarah is an exceptional and fearless journalist,” who provided “independent and in-depth reporting of Russia and the former Soviet Union.” Davie urged Russia to “reconsider” the decision …

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Biden calls Republican voting laws ‘assault’ on America, demands Congress pass Democrat proposals to federalize US elections

Making an appearance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Biden condemned the election integrity laws enacted by a number of Republican-majority states this year as “vicious” and “odious” attempts at voter suppression and intimidation, taking “literally pernicious” forms.  “There’s an unfolding assault taking place in America today, an attempt to suppress …

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Taliban continues crushing offensive with assault on northwestern provincial capital as US nears full withdrawal from Afghanistan

The capital of Afghanistan’s Badghis became the site of fierce fighting on Wednesday as Taliban fighters reportedly captured the city’s police headquarters and the regional offices of Afghanistan’s spy agency, the National Directorate of Security.  “The enemy has entered the city, all the districts have fallen. The fighting has started …

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