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In today’s featured cartoon, Carlos Latuff alludes to fears that US President Donald Trump may set the stage for a war between the country and Iran in his final days in office. Tensions between Tehran and Washington rose last week, ahead of the first anniversary of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani’s killing in a US drone strike.
Brian Adcock comments on UK’s split with the European Union last week, amid a raging pandemic. Britain officially left the European bloc’s vast single market for people, goods and services Thursday.
Andy Davey refers to pressure on the UK government to keep all schools in England closed for two weeks after the Christmas break, as coronavirus cases rise in Britain.
Bob Moran takes a swipe at UK’s National Education Union that called for primary schools to remain closed for the first two weeks of January, citing safety concerns, and move to remote learning.
Marian Kamensky draws on Germany’s next parliamentary election, which will determine the country’s new leader after Chancellor Angela Merkel, on 26 September 2021.