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Mali’s prime minister and entire cabinet quit over massacre

Mali’s prime minister and entire cabinet quit over massacre Mali’s prime minister, Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, and his whole government resigned on Thursday, four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group shocked the nation. “The President accepts the resignation of the prime minister and that of the members of government,” a statement from President...... more

53 pct of South Africa’s under 35 jobless

53 pct of South Africa’s under 35 jobless  South Africa has an official unemployment rate of 27.1 percent. Among people under 35 the rate is about 53 percent — among the highest in the world. That high rate takes a heavy toll on the country’s educated youth, according to this report by AFP: A large portrait of a bright-eyed...... more

Hundreds of neo-Nazis on the run

Hundreds of neo-Nazis on the run Hundreds of neo-Nazis including violent offenders are on the run in Germany, new figures have revealed.  Data obtained by German press agency DPA showed police lost track of 467 far-right extremists, who have been sought for various crimes, including fraud, insults or violent offences.  Nearly 100 arrest warrants issued for politically-motivated...... more

Mueller’s Report indicts key Trump associates •Those indicted and their offences

Mueller’s Report indicts key Trump associates •Those indicted and their offences Several key figures associated with President Donald Trump have pleaded guilty or were convicted of a range of offenses as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe: Paul Manafort: Trump's 2016 campaign chairman is in the early stages of a 7 1/2-year prison term after being convicted and pleading guilty in two...... more

Facebook uploads email contacts of 1.5m users, in error

Facebook uploads email contacts of 1.5m users, in error Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company. In March, Facebook stopped offering email password verification as an option for people who signed up...... more

Corruption: Ex President attempts suicide

Corruption: Ex President attempts suicide Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head at his home on Wednesday as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, his lawyer and hospital officials said. The 69-year-old Garcia was undergoing emergency surgery for "a bullet wound to his head" at the Casimiro Ulloa...... more

How Facebook is being used to kill ‘gangsters’

How Facebook is being used to kill ‘gangsters’ A suspected death squad operating inside Kenya’s police force is using Facebook to target and kill young men they believe to be gang members, residents of a poor and overcrowded area of the capital have told a public meeting. “I have lost two husbands in one year,” a tearful young woman,...... more

Democrats declare Trump's migrant transfer plan unlawful

Democrats declare Trump's migrant transfer plan unlawful Key Democratic lawmakers on Monday accused the Trump administration of "a bizarre and unlawful attempt to score political points" with a possible plan to send undocumented immigrants detained at the U.S.-Mexican border to congressional districts represented by Democrats. Congressmen Jerrold Nadler, Elijah Cummings and Bennie Thompson, all chairmen of House of...... more

UNESCO pledges to support France in saving, restoring Notre-Dame Cathedral

UNESCO pledges to support France in saving, restoring Notre-Dame Cathedral  The United Nations’ cultural agency said Monday that it “stood at France’s side to save and restore” Notre-Dame cathedral, “a priceless heritage” which erupted in flames earlier in the afternoon. Audrey Azoulay, secretary general of UNESCO, said the agency was monitoring the effort to put out the blaze, which consumed the iconic...... more

Police detain bird for killing owner

Police detain bird for killing owner Police in Florida, U.S. have detained Cassowary, a slightly unpopular species of bird after it killed its owner, 75-year-old Marvin Hajos.  Hajos was severely injured by the bird and was rushed to the hospital as a result but unfortunately, he didn’t make it. The 75-year-old who lived in Florida raised the...... more

Trump lambasts Boeing over 737 Max planes, demands improvements

Trump lambasts Boeing over 737 Max planes, demands improvements US President Donald Trump lambasted the Boeing 737 Max plane on Monday, saying it should be improved with unspecified new features and given a new name.  The model has suffered two deadly crashes in a matter of months, the first last October in Indonesia with the death of all 189 people...... more

Sudan crisis: Military council arrests former government chiefs

Sudan crisis: Military council arrests former government chiefs Sudan’s transitional military council on Sunday announced that they arrested more senior officials from the old regime of ousted President Omar al-Bashir. Addressing a news conference in the capital Khartoum, the council’s spokesman Shams Aldin Kabashi said that the national security would be restructured without giving any further details on arrestments....... more

US lawmaker gets more death threats after President Trump’s tweet

US lawmaker gets more death threats after President Trump’s tweet  Rep. Ilhan Omar says in the days since President Donald Trump tweeted about a speech she gave last month, she has experienced an increase in death threats. She also alleged that President Trump is encouraging right-wing extremist violence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders denied earlier Sunday the President was trying...... more

White House mulls sending migrants to sanctuary cities

White House mulls sending migrants to sanctuary cities  The White House on Sunday, echoing President Donald Trump, said sending undocumented migrants to sanctuary U.S. cities that have protected them from deportation remains a possibility even though government agencies have said it would be impractical and there is no money allocated to do it. “We certainly are looking at all...... more

US gay mayor formally announces 2020 presidential run

US gay mayor formally announces 2020 presidential run  Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has become the latest Democrat to formally enter the crowded field of presidential candidates seeking to unseat Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The 37-year-old, who announced a presidential exploratory committee in January, made it official at a rally in South Bend on...... more

US lawmaker in 9/11 storm

US lawmaker in 9/11 storm  A Democratic congresswoman says she will not be silenced after facing a barrage of criticism over comments she made about the 9/11 attacks – including from Donald Trump. The US president tweeted “WE WILL NEVER FORGET” alongside a video showing footage of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks spliced with a...... more

Comedian jokes about heart attack then dies mid-show

Comedian jokes about heart attack then dies mid-show Veteran British comedian Ian Cognito died on stage Thursday evening during a stand-up performance.  The comic, who was in his early 60s, fell ill during the performance at the Atic bar in the English town of Bicester, 14 miles north of Oxford. Paramedics were called to the venue just after 10...... more

Researcher locates William Shakespeare’s London house

Researcher locates William Shakespeare’s London house A researcher has identified the address where famed playwright William Shakespeare lived for a time in the British capital.  Theatre historian Geoffrey Marsh cross-referenced various pieces of evidence to locate the exact address Shakespeare lived in London between 1597 and 1598, according to a report by the BBC.  Marsh, who spent...... more

16 killed as protests continue in Sudan; spy chief resigns

16 killed as protests continue in Sudan; spy chief resigns At least 16 people were killed and 20 others wounded by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins on Thursday and Friday, a Sudanese police spokesman said in a statement on Saturday as the nation waited to hear from its newly appointed leader.  Government buildings and private property were also attacked, spokesman...... more

US varsity students vote to pay reparations to descendants of slaves

US varsity students vote to pay reparations to descendants of slaves Georgetown University may become the first U.S. school to charge a fee to pay reparations to descendants of former slaves. Roughly 3,845 university students voted in a referendum Thursday, with 66% in favor of paying reparations. Thirty-four percent voted against the measure. With the passage of the referendum, Georgetown will increase...... more

Hospital sues Saudi prince for $3.5 million

Hospital sues Saudi prince for $3.5 million A Saudi prince who promised to foot the bill for a 2-year-old patient’s treatment is now being sued for millions by Boston Children’s Hospital. A complaint against His Royal Highness Prince Abdelilah bin Abdelaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and Dr. Hamdy Dawoud, the personal physician and...... more

Facebook spends $22.6m on Mark Zuckerberg’s security

Facebook spends $22.6m on Mark Zuckerberg’s security Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2018 to $22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday. Zuckerberg has drawn a base salary of $1 for the past three years, and his “other” compensation was listed at $22.6 million, most of...... more

BREAKING: Sudan’s new military leader throws in the towel after just a day in office

BREAKING: Sudan’s new military leader throws in the towel after just a day in office The head of Sudan’s military council has stood down a day after leading a coup that toppled long-time leader Omar al-Bashir amid a wave of protests. Defence Minister, General Awad Ibn Auf, announced his decision on state TV. He named as his successor Lt Gen Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan. It comes...... more

Joy turns to fear in Sudan as army takes control after ousting Bashir

Joy turns to fear in Sudan as army takes control after ousting Bashir Sudan's ruling military council will prosecute deposed President Omar al-Bashir but will not extradite him, a military officer said Friday.  In a press conference, the head of transitional military council’s political committee Lt. General Omar Zein Alabedin, vowed to try Bashir, forced out of power in a military coup on Thursday...... more

Assange found guilty of jumping bail, awaits US extradition

Assange found guilty of jumping bail, awaits US extradition A London judge has found WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, guilty of failing to surrender to bail in 2012. He will now be sentenced on May 2. Assange had pleaded not guilty to the charge, which stems from the time he sought refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012, avoiding extradition to...... more

COUP UPDATE: Army arrests, detains dethroned Sudanese President al-Bashir

COUP UPDATE: Army arrests, detains dethroned Sudanese President al-Bashir Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been removed from power and detained by the army, Defence Minister Awad Ibnouf announced on state television on Thursday. “I announce as minister of defence the toppling of the regime and detaining its chief in a secure place,” Ibnouf said. A transitional military council would replace...... more

Coup: Al-Bashir ousted as President of Sudan

Coup: Al-Bashir ousted as President of Sudan  Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted in a military coup and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial minister said on Thursday. He is the second African leader, after Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria to fall in the wake of...... more

Trump decries early ‘coup’ attempt

Trump decries early ‘coup’ attempt  U.S. President Donald Trump contended Wednesday that investigators who started an initial probe into his 2016 campaign were attempting a “coup” and committing “treason” to keep him from winning. “Everything about it was crooked,” Trump declared, claiming “there is a hunger in this country” for Attorney General William Barr to carry...... more

Israel elections: Netanyahu set for another term as PM as rival concedes

Israel elections: Netanyahu set for another term as PM as rival concedes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to win re-election after his main rival conceded defeat. With more than 99 percent of votes counted, Netanyahu’s Likud party was set to lead a right-wing bloc with 65 of the 120 seats in parliament. His main challenger, Benny Gantz, accepted the result on...... more

BREAKING: Coup in Sudan? •President Al-Bashir reportedly loses power to Military

BREAKING: Coup in Sudan? •President Al-Bashir reportedly loses power to Military Sudanese activists have circulated a statement from a purported Military Transitional Council announcing the removal of the country’s President Omar Al-Bashir from power. The Sudanese army will deliver a “statement shortly,” Sudan state TV announced on Thursday morning. Reports of Bashir’s alleged ouster come amid a popular uprising against his rule...... more

 

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