2021-04-25: News Headlines

Arab News (2021-04-25). How Iran Made Itself A Haven For Israeli Spies — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By Baria Alamuddin* | There's nothing new in Iran's paranoid ayatollahs seeing spies, saboteurs and enemies under every rock. But their recent paranoia may be well founded, as the Iranian parliament and media accuse their leaders of allowing the nation to be turned into a "haven for spies," while openly wondering about the extent of infiltration of the state's nuclear and intelligence apparatuses. | Iranian officials fear that a substantive clandestine Israeli sabotage network is operating with impunity throughout the Islamic Republic, staging assassinations and attacks against strategically sensitive sites, a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-04-25). Mayo researchers, collaborators identify 'instigator' gene associated with Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a new paper published in Nature Communications, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators report the protein-coding gene SERPINA5 may worsen tau protein tangles, which are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease, and advance disease. By combining clinical expertise, brain tissue samples, pathology expertise and artificial intelligence, the team clarified and validated the relevance of …

WSWS (2021-04-24). New Zealand facing demands for sharper anti-China line. wsws.org The New Zealand government has again come under attack for its perceived failure to fully align with US war preparations against China, after Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said NZ was "uncomfortable with expanding the remit" of the US-led Five Eyes intelligence network.

WSWS (2021-04-24). Canada practicing "Torture by any other name"—Experts denounce continued use of solitary confinement in country's prisons. wsws.org The more than 13,000 Canadian prison inmates are living in an unhealthy and dangerous environment in which official abuse, violence, mental health problems, overdoses and suicides are prevalent.

Talha Burki (2021-04-24). [World Report] The death penalty continues unabated globally. thelancet.com Executions continue to decline, but according to Amnesty International's annual report on capital punishment serious concerns remain. Talha Burki reports.

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