Gunmen on Saturday released 42 people, including 27 students, who were kidnapped from a boarding school last week in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger, its governor said ... One boy was killed during the raid ... Schneps Connects ... Subscribe..RSS iTunes Spotify Stitcher ... .
An independent review commissioned by UK Sport and Sport England and led by Anne Whyte QC to look into complaints of mistreatment within the sport is currently under way ... “This is just the beginning of the sweeping changes that we are demanding, and the justice that we will fight for.”. Gymnasts for Change campaign director Claire Heafford said ... .
Nicosia. Cyprus was under pressure Friday to withdraw its Eurovision Song Contest entry, after an anonymous caller threatened to "burn down" national broadcaster CyBC and an association of religion teachers blasted the tune ...Police are said to be investigating the incident ... .
TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay 92 million dollars (£65.72 million) in a settlement to US users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging the video-sharing app failed to gain their consent to collect data in violation of a strict Illinois privacy law ... PA. / ... .
Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday. Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday, after the country's ambassador to the United Nations broke ranks to make an emotional plea for action against the military junta ...Live rounds have been used in isolated cases ... ....
U.S. PresidentJoe Biden says the air strike against an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria should be seen by Tehran as a warning against any further aggressive actions. 'You can't act with impunity,' he told reporters on February 26 when asked what the message was from the air strikes announced a day earlier ...The U.S ... and other troops ... attack ... The U.S.
A massive whale is turning heads after relocating nearly half a billion worth of Bitcoin in a single transaction. The automated blockchain surveilling tool known as WhaleAlert detected the huge BTC transfer ... 8,000 #BTC (399,897,857 USD) transferred from unknown wallet to #Coinbase. Tx. https.//t.co/kdBweaZlGw ... Check Latest NewsHeadlines. Disclaimer.
More than 850 cows that spent months aboard a ship wandering across the Mediterranean are not fit for transport anymore and should be killed, according to a confidential report by Spanish government veterinarians seen by Reuters ... The beasts were rejected by several countries over fears they had bovine bluetongue virus ... More on this topic. � ....
Security forces in southern Iraq have been accused of using lethal force against protesters, with five killed and over 100 injured in recent days. Among the fatalities, most died from bullet wounds, a hospital source said, adding that about 120 protesters were wounded ... Read More ...Iraqi Christians prepare for the Pope's visit - in pictures ... .
Seiko Hashimoto, dismissing fears about the COVID-19 pandemic, said the delayed Tokyo Olympics would go ahead as planned in July, adding that she did not contemplate the events being held without spectators in the stands ... 26, about a week after she was formally named the new head of the TokyoOlympic organizing committee ... .
Leading Cuban dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer was arrested on Friday at his home in Santiago de Cuba, one of his supporters said ... Ferrer, one of the most recognizable dissidents who has chosen to stay in Cuba rather than go into exile, had been under house arrest ... ....
Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to shelter 81 Muslim Rohingya refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said ... While feeding the refugees and giving them water, India was not planning to take them ashore ... No ‘global contract’ to aid refugees ... .
The digital token slumped 20 per cent this week, the most since the pandemic-fueled selloff last March. The wider Bloomberg GalaxyCryptoIndex, tracking Bitcoin, Ether and three other cryptocurrencies, was down 23 per cent for the same period ... .