SNP deputy leader at rally cry for indy movement at party conference

“WE will not allow Scotland’s future to be limited” by Unionist parties, Keith Brown told the SNP conference today. The Scottish Government Party kicks off its 87th annual conference this weekend, with decisions again made online due to Covid conditions. In recent days, The National has revealed how the program …

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New Quad could boost India’s presence in the Gulf: The Tribune India

Anita Inder Singh Founding Professor, Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution ARMY Chief General MM Naravane’s recent visit to Israel underscored the importance of last month’s virtual meeting of the Foreign Ministers of India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the United States to form an “international forum for economic …

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How do smugglers’ gangs exploit the Channel crossings?

Concerns were expressed over human trafficking after at least 31 people died in a dinghy attempting to cross the Channel from France. Authorities on both sides of the water have been playing cat and mouse with criminal gangs for years as the way they operate changes to reflect the times. …

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Americans need help moving to the next phase

You may have already understood it: the pandemic will not have a quiet end. The coronavirus will not raise a white flag. There will be no peace treaty, no parade, no CDC announcement that the United States is done worrying about COVID. You will not get a fence. The signs …

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Reaction to the release of oil reserves, will it lower gas prices?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The average U.S. gasoline price Tuesday was $ 3.40 per gallon. And President Joe Biden has announced that he will release up to 50 million barrels of oil from the United States Strategic Oil Reserve. “It will take time, but before long you should see the …

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Remove subsidies, cut CBN loans, raise taxes on “sin” … 7 things the World Bank wants Buhari to do in 2022

The World Bank on Tuesday released its Nigeria Development Report for November 2021, which showed, among other things, that eight million Nigerians fell into poverty in less than two years as a result of inflationary shocks. The report also found that Nigeria no longer benefits from high oil prices, with …

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EU’s Borrell and Tadjik FM discuss Afghan border security and need to stop migrant smuggling

European Union foreign policy chief Joseph Borrell held talks with Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin on Monday on ways to maintain security at the Tajik-Afghan borders. Speaking at the 17th EU-Central Asia ministerial meeting, top diplomats spoke of Tajikistan’s concern over the threat of extremism and organized crime fueled by …

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New Mexico predicts robust growth in state government revenues

SANTA FE, NM (AP) – The forecast for state government revenue has risen slightly as New Mexico lawmakers prepare to meet in January to develop a general fund budget. The state’s top tax official and the legislature’s chief economist told a panel of lawmakers on Monday that state revenues are …

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It’s not just cricket. Racism against South Asian Muslims in Yorkshire has a long history | Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

ISince Azeem Rafiq testified about the racism he faced within Yorkshire County Cricket Club, people of color across Britain have been brought in to share their own accounts. But there is something distinct about Rafiq’s testimony, which reveals how Yorkshire fits into the national imagination and how South Asian Muslims …

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Trio of drug dealers boast ‘we’re going to hit the jackpot’ in over £ 4.5million undercover sting

Three men who used a moving company as a cover for their drug trafficking were arrested after police overheard them bragging about their plans at a cafe. Mark Youell, 64, was heard telling his partners Alfred Rumbold, 65, of Orpington, and Brian Wright, 73: “We’re going to hit the jackpot.” …

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