De Morgen, a Belgian newspaper, apologized Monday after it was accused of being racist for running a picture portraying President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama as apes.
The image ran in Saturday’s satirical section, Talking Points Memo reports.
The image was presented as if Russian President Vladimir Putin had submitted it.
“When you consider the fragment apart from its context, which is a properly worked out satirical section, then you don’t see the joke but just a picture evoking sheer racism,” the newspaper wrote in its statement. “That was a risk we didn’t consider enough beforehand. … In this case, we plead guilty of bad taste.”
A state budget with ‘firm fiscal foundation’ that shows ‘tremendous progress?’ Or a ‘cynical’ election-year ploy to buy votes?
Latin music continues at Grant Park on Sunday on the way to finale sets by Nicky Jam and Grupo Firme.
Is another city trying to get in on Chicago’s action? A bright patch of green was spotted in Venice’s Grand Canal on Sunday, looking very much like the Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day.
Erdogan’s government vetoed Sweden’s bid to join NATO and purchased Russian missile-defense systems. But it also helped broker a crucial deal that allowed Ukrainian grain shipments and averted a global food crisis.
Police said Oscar Montes and another man were seen on a police surveillance camera striking a man seated in a car late Friday in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw Avenue.
Russia launched the attack overnight Saturday with Iranian-made Shahed drones, a senior Kyiv military official said. The attack lasted more than five hours, with air defense reportedly shooting down more than 40 drones.