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Aug 28 2021 - 06:07 PM
Daily News From Around the World: 8/28/21

Good afternoon! Here are a few of today’s headlines from English-language publications around the world, courtesy of Freedom Forum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit:

The Guardian, Published in London, UK

Fear and Fury as Thousands Abandoned to Taliban

Thousands eligible to come to the UK have been left stranded in Afghanistan as the British rescue effort comes to an end. “Ministers have conceded that at least 1,100 Afghan nationals will not be removed in time…” 

The New York Times, Published in New York, NY

Marine Barely Older Than War Is Killed Bringing It to an End

The attack that took the lives of 13 American servicemen and women on Friday was the deadliest incident for U.S. forces in Afghanistan in ten years. Additionally, the attack took the lives of 170 Afghans.

The Washington Post, Published in Washington, DC

Even Before Ruling, Eviction Ban Had Been Booted

Even prior to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday that overturned the federal moratorium on evictions it was being severely undermined. Local judges in several states “undercut it or ignored it” leaving renters unprotected.

The Wall Street Journal, Published in New York, NY

Fed Stays Course to Pare Back Stimulus

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell reaffirmed the central bank’s commitment to begin tightening its monetary policy later this year as well as his belief that the present wave of inflation will begin to subside.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell

The Japan Times, Published in Tokyo, Japan

Young Targeted by Ramped Up Vaccine Efforts

Japan is resorting to cars and coupons as incentives to get young folks vaccinated. Complicating matters is that, more than just hesitancy, Japan continues to face a vaccination supply shortage.


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