Daily Archives: May 9, 2022

2022-05-09: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-09). Oppose US and Australian threats to Solomon Islands! wsws.org With the assistance of its Australian partners, the US ruling class is intent on retaining the domination over the Pacific that it established after defeating Japan in World War II.

____ (2022-05-09). As Sri Lankan protests grow, Ceylon Workers Congress courts India's Hindu-supremacist BJP. wsws.org BJP officials attended the CWC union's May Day meeting in Nuwara Eliya as envoys of India's Hindu-supremacist government.

Staff (2022-05-09). 3 ISIL wanted members detained in Iraqi capital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Iraq's General Security Directorate (GSD) announced that three ISIL wanted members were arrested in the country's capital of Baghdad.

Staff (2022-05-09). Lebanon holds pivotal elections. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Lebanese expatriates headed to polling stations on Friday and Sunday across the world to cast their votes in parliamentary elections projected to maintain the current political array.

rqorinoco (2022-05-09). Overturning Roe Widely Out of Step With American Voters. orinocotribune.com by McKenzie Wilson— May 3, 2022 | 60% of voters support letting Roe v. Wade decision remain, per September poll. | WASHINGTON — Today, Data for Progress spokeswoman McKenzie Wilson issued the following statement following the leak of a drafted Supreme Court opinion that would see Roe v. Wade overturned by a forthcoming ruling on reproductive rights: | "The right to reproductive care is a fundamental human right, and the intent by this right-wing Supreme Court to overturn Roe is completely out of step with the view of the American people. A majority of voters — even Republican voters — suppo…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-09). Persian Gulf region plays decisive role in regional economy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Referring to the strategic position of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, Major General Safavi said that the adoption of the ocean-based strategy plays a decisive role in the economic prospect of the region.

Samir Amin (2022-05-08). Russia and the Ukraine crisis: The Eurasian Project in conflict with the triad imperialist policies. mronline.org We wanted to draw readers attention to this piece by Samir Amin, which was written at the time of the Maidan Coup in 2014. —Eds. 1. The current global stage is dominated by the attempt of historical centers of imperialism (the U.S., Western and Central Europe, Japan—hereafter called "the Triad") to maintain their exclusive control …

____ (2022-05-08). Central gov't liaison office lauds HKSAR chief executive election. ecns.cn The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Sunday issued a statement on the successful election of the sixth-term chief executive of the HKSAR, congratulating John Lee on his election as the chief executive designate by an overwhelming vote.

____ (2022-05-08). Profile: John Lee, HKSAR's sixth-term chief executive designate. ecns.cn John Lee was elected as the sixth-term chief executive designate of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Sunday.

____ (2022-05-08). HKSAR chief executive congratulates John Lee on winning election. ecns.cn Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam on Sunday extended congratulations to John Lee on his election as the HKSAR's six-term chief executive designate.

____ (2022-05-08). John Lee elected as HKSAR's sixth-term chief executive designate: returning officer. ecns.cn The returning officer for the election of the sixth-term chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced at noon local time on Sunday that John Lee has been elected as the chief executive designate.

____ (2022-05-08). Polling begins for HKSAR's sixth-term chief executive election. ecns.cn Polling for the sixth-term chief executive election of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) began at 9 a.m. local time (0100 GMT) on Sunday.

Florence CGTN (2022-05-08). Japan-funded UNDP project seeks solutions to sargassum influx. america.cgtn.com From as far back as 2011, sargassum seaweed has plagued the once pristine coastlines of several Caribbean countries. Now, Saint Lucia is one of five territories set to benefit from a Japan-funded project through the United Nations Development Programme which supports a search for …

Staff (2022-05-08). North Korea fires likely submarine-launched ballistic missile. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — News sources reported that North Korea fired a ballistic missile, likely from a submarine, off the port city of Sinpo along the country's eastern coast.

Franc Contreras (2022-05-08). Mexico: Women's movement grows out of rising femicide numbers. america.cgtn.com For years, Mexico has witnessed a rising number of violent crimes and murders of women. The recent case of an 18-year-old woman has captured public attention. It's fueling a growing women's movement in Mexico.

Staff (2022-05-08). Saudi king admitted to hospital in Jeddah for tests: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — According to the local news sources, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz was admitted to a hospital on Saturday in Jeddah to undergo medical tests.

____ (2022-05-08). S Korea says DPRK fires unidentified projectile into eastern waters. ecns.cn The Democratic People's Republic of Korea fired an unidentified projectile into its eastern waters, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Saturday.

Staff (2022-05-08). Syria gained more prestige after victory in war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei told the Syrian president Bashar Assad in Tehran Sun. that Syria gained more credibility after the victory in the foreign-backed war on the country.

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