Saturday, 11 July 2020  
Lawyer asks U.N. to intervene with Cerrejon mine on behalf of indigenous Colombians


A British barrister is asking the United Nations Special Rapporteur to intervene with coal miner Cerrejon on behalf of Wayuu indigenous people in Colombia allegedly suffering damage to their health amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Discord thwarts U.N. nuclear watchdog's plans for virtual Iran meeting


Opposition led by China to a planned resolution rebuking Iran at the U.N. nuclear watchdog's 35-nation board has forced it to call an in-person session after four days of meeting online because of the coronavirus, diplomats said on Thursday.

�Iran foreign minister: An 'agreeable solution' possible for IAEA inspection request
�Colombian army frees two foreigners held by FARC dissidents
�Gaza horse riders compete again as coronavirus curbs eased
�Brazil education minister steps down, heading to World Bank
�U.S. sanctions Mexican firms, individuals over links to Venezuela
�Brexit deadline looms over day of Anglo-French solidarity
�Brazil police arrest former aide to president's son in graft probe
�New French coronavirus deaths steady, infections creep up
Twitter to Test Drive Double-Wide Tweets


Twitter has announced a limited test to double the maximum tweet size to 280 characters. Twitter has been struggling to boost user engagement, and its tweet character limitation has been the subject of a longstanding debate among customers and company insiders. One reason for the possible change is to correct for the information imbalance between Asian and western language characters.

�LG Unveils V30 Flagship With Super Camera, Sound Features
�Bodhi Linux With Moksha Is Truly Enlightening
�Pixelmator Pro Whirlwind Appears on the Horizon
�Next US Elections: Open Source vs. Commercial Software?
�Global Cyberattack on Energy Sector Stokes Deep Fears

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