News Roundup 10/25/21

by | Oct 25, 2021

News Roundup 10/25/21

by | Oct 25, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Louisiana police officer Julio Alvarado was videoed slamming a small woman – Shantel Arnold – onto the pavement several times. Officer Alvarado has been named in nine excessive force lawsuits. [Link]
  • Biden delays the release of JFK assassination files for over a year. [Link]

Great Power

  • Russia and China conduct joint patrols in the Western Pacific for the first time. [Link]

Europe

  • Germany – with four other EU nations – will form a rapid response force to be deployed in the EU. [Link]
  • Turkey’s leader Erdogan orders ten Western diplomats – including the US, Canada, and France – to be expelled from Turkey. The ten countries recently released a letter calling for Turkey to release Osman Kavala. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The US said it is working out a deal with Pakistan to use its airspace for strikes in Afghanistan. Pakistan denied it would allow the US to use its airspace. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israel is planning 1,300 new settlement homes across seven West Bank settlements. [Link]
  • Saudi claims to have carried out several airstrikes in Yemen, killing more than 250 Houthi fighters. [Link]

Africa

  • The UN claims an aid flight approaching Tigray, Ethiopia had to turn back because of the government bombing the region. [Link]
  • Gunmen attacked a prison in Nigeria, freeing 800 prisoners. Over 200 have been rearrested. [Link]
  • Sudan’s government was overthrown in a coup. [Link]
  • In Uganda, the Islamic State claims it was behind a bombing that killed one person. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

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