Us Sanctions Uganda’s Ex Police Boss For Rights Abuses

US sanctions Uganda’s ex-police boss for rights abuses

Published on 13.09.2019 at 17h54 by AFP The US government announced sanctions against Uganda’s once-powerful police chief on Friday, citing evidence of corruption and human rights abuses including torture. The agencies said there was credible information that Kale Kayihura was involved in “torture and/or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.” Washington said he had […]

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Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Hurricane Hit Bahamas

Tropical storm warning issued for hurricane-hit Bahamas

Published on 13.09.2019 at 17h54 by AFP A tropical storm warning was issued on Friday for the northern Bahamas, where thousands of residents are struggling to get back on track after Hurricane Dorian left them homeless. Bahamian meteorologists said the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, which were the worst-hit by Dorian, were in the […]

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Brazil’s President Bolsonaro No Longer Needs Nasal Feeding Tube

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro no longer needs nasal feeding tube

Published on 13.09.2019 at 17h54 by AFP Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro had a feeding tube removed from his nose on Friday, doctors said, five days after another operation on his stomach, where he was stabbed during a campaign rally last year. The far-right leader, who is 64, can now consume liquids orally, his doctors said. […]

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Death Toll From Spain Floods Rises To Four

Death toll from Spain floods rises to four

Published on 13.09.2019 at 16h54 by AFP Two more people died as torrential rain and flash floods battered southeastern Spain, raising the death toll to four as the storm caused havoc for travellers and forced 3,500 people from their homes, officials said Friday. A middle-aged man died early Friday in the city of Almeria after […]

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Boris Johnson Following ‘will Of The People’: Hungary Fm

Boris Johnson following ‘will of the people’: Hungary FM

Published on 13.09.2019 at 16h54 by AFP British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was praised as an “excellent politician” by Hungary’s foreign minister Friday, who said criticism of the embattled Briton was “mostly unwarranted”. Johnson is an “excellent politician who knows what he wants, and is working to implement the will of the people”, Peter Szijjarto […]

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French Rightwing Power Broker Jailed For Tax Fraud

French rightwing power broker jailed for tax fraud

Published on 13.09.2019 at 16h54 by AFP A French court on Friday jailed a rightwing power broker who has dominated politics in a wealthy suburb of Paris for decades, after convicting him of hiding millions of euros’ worth of assets from the tax authorities. The sentence handed down by a Paris court against Patrick Balkany, […]

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World Champ Kipyegon Readies To Defend Title In Doha

World champ Kipyegon readies to defend title in Doha

Published on 13.09.2019 at 15h54 by AFP Kenya’s Olympic and world 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon said she was fit and ready to defend her title in Doha after edging Winnie Chebet in the Kenyan trials on Friday. Kipyegon made a winning return to the track after a two-year maternity break at the Prefontaine Diamond League […]

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Death Toll Of Morocco Flood Hit Bus Hits 24

Death toll of Morocco flood-hit bus hits 24

Published on 13.09.2019 at 15h54 by AFP The death toll from a bus accident caused by flooding in southeast Morocco has risen to 24, authorities said Friday. Flood waters overturned the bus on Sunday and swept away passengers as the vehicle crossed a bridge near the city of Errachidia, said local officials. The toll, put […]

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S.African protesters demand crackdown on femicide

Published on 13.09.2019 at 15h54 by AFP With placards stating “Enough is enough”, hundreds of protesters marched in Johannesburg on Friday to protest at gender-based violence in one of the world’s most crime-ridden countries. Demonstrations in South Africa have been mounting over the rising toll of murders, rapes and abuse of women and girls, and […]

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Republican Threatens Beto O’rourke Over Gun Confiscation Pledge

Republican threatens Beto O’Rourke over gun confiscation pledge

Published on 13.09.2019 at 15h54 by AFP A Republican lawmaker from Texas issued a barely veiled threat against Beto O’Rourke after the Democrat presidential hopeful said he would seize assault rifles behind many mass shootings in the country. “My AR is ready for you, Robert Francis,” Texas state legislator Briscoe Cain tweeted after O’Rourke’s pledge […]

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French Right Wing Power Broker Jailed In Fraud Trial

French right-wing power broker jailed in fraud trial

Published on 13.09.2019 at 14h54 by AFP A French court on Friday jailed for four years a right-wing power broker who for decades along with his wife dominated politics in a wealthy suburb of Paris on charges of hiding millions of euros worth of assets from the tax authorities. The Paris tribunal convicted Patrick Balkany […]

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Refugee Crisis In Libya And Niger Making Slow Headway, Says Un

Refugee crisis in Libya and Niger making slow headway, says UN

Published on 13.09.2019 at 13h54 by AFP Countries are only “slowly” making headway in meeting promises to relocate stranded refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya and Niger, a senior UN official says. Nearly 48,000 people are in Libya, some of whom are being held in detention camps, according to UN figures, while thousands of others have […]

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