Magdalena Andersson, Sweden’s First Female Prime Minister, Steps Down Just Hours After Being Appointed, As The Social Democratic Party’s Coalition With The Greens Falls Apart

Magdalena Andersson stepped down on Wednesday evening, only hours after becoming Sweden’s first female prime minister, following a budget setback in parliament and the loss of her coalition partner in a two-party minority administration. Ms. Andersson said that she had to resign due to the Green Party’s decision to leave the two-party coalition, but said that she had notified the house speaker that she wanted to be named prime minister again as the leader of a single-party administration. After the coalition’s budget package was rejected by parliament, the Green Party announced that it would quit the government.

Venezuela’s Left-Wing United Socialist Party Led By Nicolas Maduro Sweeps To Victory In Regional Elections In A Landslide As US-Backed Opposition Badly Crumbles

As his United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) surged to victory in Sunday’s regional elections, President Nicolas Maduro lauded it as a “success for the common people” of Venezuela. The PSUV won governorships in about 20 of Venezuela’s 23 states, according to the chairman of the National Electoral Council, Pedro Calzadilla. Though the turnout of 41.8 percent is low, it reverses a falling trend, since it is higher than the turnout of 30.5 percent in December 2020’s parliamentary elections.

New Bombshell Report From An Investigative Website Accuses The French Military Of Assisting The Egyptian Armed Forces In The Killing Of Innocent Civilians

According to a recent bombshell report by the independent investigative news website Disclose, French military intelligence was implicated in the death of innocent Egyptian citizens by the armed forces. As per leaked files, the French military was involved in at least 19 Egyptian military air operations against civilians between 2016 and 2019. As shown in the report published on Sunday by Disclose, French President Emmanuel Macron was aware that the military cooperation entailed potential crimes but did nothing about it. Investigators strongly believe that the classified materials came from his presidential office.

A New Poll Reveals That The Majority Of UK Voters Are Concerned That The Conservatives’ Increasing Privatization Of The Healthcare Sector Would Seriously Harm The NHS

According to a new poll, voters in the United Kingdom are concerned that the Conservatives’ increasing privatization of the healthcare industry would result in the NHS’s quality deteriorating and hospitals losing money. As per a recent Open Democracy poll, almost three-quarters of British citizens would be worried if the amount of NHS healthcare delivered by private corporations increased.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Vehemently Opposes The United Kingdom’s Right-Wing Tory Government’s Move To Classify Hamas, The Palestinian Resistance Movement, As A “Terrorist” Organization

The Iranian foreign minister has strongly slammed the UK’s right-wing Tory government’s move to classify Palestine’s historic resistance movement Hamas as a “terrorist organization,” emphasizing that the Palestinian nation’s rights cannot be infringed on by falsifying facts. “We strongly reject the United Kingdom’s decision to designate HAMAS as a terrorist organization. The rights of Palestinians cannot be violated by falsifying facts. The only political answer for Palestine is to organize a referendum among all indigenous citizens,” Hossein Amir-Abdollahian stated in a message posted on his official Twitter account on Friday night.

India’s Farmers Celebrate Stunning Victory As India’s Governing Right-Wing BJP Led By Prime Minister Narendra Modi Finally Scraps Three Neoliberal Farm Laws

After 14 months of huge protests, India’s ruling right-wing BJP government, spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, finally scrapped the three controversial neoliberal agriculture legislation. On the day of the Guru Purab festival, when Sikhs commemorate the birth of the religion’s founder Guru Nanak, Mr. Modi announced the news on national television. Many of the farmers whose barricades and protests have surrounded New Delhi for over a year are Punjabi Sikhs.

Infamous Racist Far-Right French Television Presenter Éric Zemmour Stands Trial On Charges Of Inciting Racial Hatred Against Unaccompanied Child Migrants

Éric Zemmour, a far-right television commentator who is planning on running for president of France and bizarrely argues that Islam and immigration are ruining the country, is standing trial on charges of inciting racial hatred in Paris. The lawsuit stems from comments made on television by the 63-year-old right-wing provocateur last year, in which he referred to unaccompanied child migrants as “thieves, murders, and rapists.”

A New Report From Sweden-Based V-Dem Institute Reveals How The United States Along With Its Right-Wing Allied Countries Are Causing Major Harm To Democracy Across The Globe

According to new research, recent domestic attacks on democracy and human rights by the US and many of its allies—which often position themselves as exporters of such principles—are fueling a global deterioration of democracy. The New York Times examined a report released this year by V-Dem, a Sweden-based independent research institute that gathers information on democracy and autocratic governments across the globe, which found that the US and several of its right-wing allied countries have shifted significantly away from operating as democracies in past few decades, with attacks on voting rights, judicial independence, and media rights among the variables causing this deterioration.

Experts Argue That Criticizing China And India For Rephrasing Coal Deal At COP26 Is Unreasonable And That Sufficient Financing Is Required For A Smooth Energy Transition

Climate experts argued Western nations did not play fairly when they chastised China and India for modifying the terms of a coal pledge at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, adding that many developing nations are still lacking adequate energy supplies. To close the gap, wealthier countries must contribute to the financing of poor countries’ energy transitions. China and India were strongly condemned in the Western media for reneging on their coal commitment. At COP26, the coal pledge was amended from “phase out” to “phase down” in a last-minute adjustment.

With The Intention Of Blackmailing Palestinians, The Israeli Military Bugs All Mobile Devices Brought Into Gaza And Regularly Monitors Mobile Networks In The Region

According to a recent report by the Middle East Eye, the Israeli military has bugged all of the mobile devices brought into Gaza and is actively monitoring mobile networks functioning in the occupied areas in order to locate “pressure points” that could be utilized to blackmail Palestinians whenever necessary. Hundreds of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) personnel are listening in on phone calls in the West Bank and Gaza at all times, as per a former member of the IDF’s ‘Unit 8200’ signals intelligence corps. All of the mobile devices that are imported into Gaza through the southern Kerem Shalom crossing, according to the unnamed corpsman, are infected with Israeli spyware. Similarly, anyone using the only two active cell networks in the occupied territories — Jawwal and Wataniya – appears to be under monitoring.

China Has Designated The Notoriously Anti-Communist World Uighur Congress As A Terrorist Group For Attempting To Divide China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Province From The Rest Of The Nation

As the notoriously anti-communist World Uyghur Congress (WUC) began its three-day summit in the Czech Republic on Friday, China designated the group a dangerous terrorist organization. The Chinese embassy in the Czech Republic issued a statement condemning the organization for organizing anti-China actions around the world and warning that it was attempting to divide China’s Xinjiang Uighur autonomous province from the rest of the nation. Claims of genocide and forced labor in the semi-autonomous region are “blatant falsehoods with malevolent intents,” according to the embassy, which also invited people to visit Xinjiang to examine the proof for themselves.

Xenophobic Far-Right French Politician Julien Odoul Lambasted For Shamelessly Advocating That Migrants Should Be Left To Die At The Poland-Belarus Border

For his recent shameless statements about the migrant problem at the EU’s borders with Belarus, a well-known xenophobic far-right French politician has been strongly lambasted. Julien Odoul, a member of Marine Le Pen’s notorious far-right National Rally party, said the major responsibility of European authorities must only be to safeguard Europeans while speaking to the French BFM TV news station about the recent developments on the Belarusian-Polish border.