Russia’s ruling pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown but loses some ground

MOSCOW — Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, despite losing over a tenth of its support, partial results on Monday showed. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Emmys 2021: ‘The Crown’ takes 7 awards including best drama, while ‘Ted Lasso’ scores 4 including best comedy

“The Crown” conquered the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday with seven wins including outstanding drama and all four acting categories, while “Ted Lasso” finished second with four Emmys including outstanding comedy. More: See all the 2021 Emmy Awards action “Thank you, the Television Academy; thank you, Netflix; thank you, Sony,” said creator Peter Morgan, […]

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Expelled from Texas, returned Haitians lament lost American dream

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Around 300 Haitians returned home on Sunday after the United States ejected them from Texas, leaving many of the would-be migrants demoralized and angry that their search for a better life far away from their impoverished country was over. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Paris wants to reopen the Notre Dame cathedral to the public in 2024 after renovation

Fire in the 850-year old iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris destroyed large portions of the building. It is a tourist attraction and people travel from far off places to come here and enjoy the sights of the ancient structure. The fire happened in 2019 and now, after two years, the authorities have reconstructed much […]

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