FBI releases first 9/11 document after Biden order

FBI releases first 9/11 document after Biden order The FBI on Saturday released the first document related to its investigation of the Sept. 11, 2021, attacks on the United States and allegations of Saudi government support for the hijackers, following an executive order by President Joe Biden. Relatives of the victims had called on Biden to skip memorial events...... more

‘Tomorrow they will kill me’: Afghan female police officers live in fear of Taliban reprisals

‘Tomorrow they will kill me’: Afghan female police officers live in fear of Taliban reprisals • With at least four women, including a pregnant mother, targeted and killed by Taliban fighters, female ex-officers feel abandoned by the world Negar Masumi, a female police officer with 15 years of experience, was determined not to flee when the Taliban took control of her home province of Ghor in...... more

Entire police department resigns in Missouri

Entire police department resigns in Missouri • An entire Missouri police department, including the police chief and his officers, resigned. • Kimberling City Police Chief Craig Alexander resigned on Aug. 23. • The mass resignation reportedly caught Mayor Bob Fritz of Kimberling City off guard. An entire Missouri police department, including the police chief and his officers,...... more

Woman jailed for locking sister inside snake-infested house

Woman jailed for locking sister inside snake-infested house A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to two years in jail after she pleaded guilty to locking up her older sister who has special needs inside a cage in their home infested with bugs and snakes.U According to a report by OnlineMail, Leona Biser, 52, confessed to keeping her sister, Loretta...... more

China bans reality talent shows

China bans reality talent shows China banned reality talent programmes Thursday and ordered broadcasters to promote more masculine representations of men, in a wide-ranging crackdown on “immoral” pop culture Beijing believes is leading young people astray. Talent shows that put hundreds of aspiring young performers through rigorous boot camps and subject them to public votes have...... more

U.S. airstrike targets Islamic State in Afghanistan in retaliation for deadly Kabul airport attack

U.S. airstrike targets Islamic State in Afghanistan in retaliation for deadly Kabul airport attack The United States military struck back at the Islamic State on Saturday, bombing an IS member in Afghanistan less than 48 hours after a devastating suicide bombing claimed by the group killed as many as 169 Afghans and 13 American service members at the Kabul airport. U.S. Central Command said the...... more

31-year-old Playboy Model and TV Host arrested with Cocaine hidden under her car seat

31-year-old Playboy Model and TV Host arrested with Cocaine hidden under her car seat Playboy model and TV host Afroditi Barba was recently caught with 35 packages of cocaine under her car seat, but her lawyer said that she is innocent and that she has been framed. The 31-year-old, who has appeared on the second series of "Greece's Next Top Model," was stopped by cops...... more

At least 13 dead as blast spreads terror amid Kabul airport airlifts

At least 13 dead as blast spreads terror amid Kabul airport airlifts At least 13 people were killed in the attack at the airport in the Afghan capital Kabul – the site of an already fraught evacuation operation for people trying to flee Taliban-controlled Afghanistan – the Islamist group said on Thursday. At least 52 others were injured, the spokesman for the Taliban’s...... more

Access to Kabul airport blocked with gunfire

Access to Kabul airport blocked with gunfire The militant group Taliban has blocked access to Kabul airport forcing thousands of Afghanis and other nationals from fleeing the country. According to CNN, the fighters fired gunshots and forcefully sent back many people who tried to make their way to the airport for fear of the hard, ominous times ahead...... more

Biden says he stands ‘squarely behind’ Afghanistan decision

Biden says he stands ‘squarely behind’ Afghanistan decision WASHINGTON (AP) — Striking a defiant tone, President Joe Biden said Monday that he stands “squarely behind” his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan as he acknowledged the “gut-wrenching” images coming out of the country after the swift Taliban takeover of the government. Biden said he had to choose between...... more

Taliban has won, fleeing President Ghani says as militants enter Kabul

Taliban has won, fleeing President Ghani says as militants enter Kabul Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Sunday after fleeing the country that the Taliban had won, as the militants entered Kabul — nearly 20 years after they were ousted from power by a US-led invasion. Ghani left as the insurgents closed in on the capital, before ultimately entering the city and taking...... more

Nigerian-born footballer shot dead after killing neighbour in UK —Police

Nigerian-born footballer shot dead after killing neighbour in UK —Police Police in the United Kingdom have said that a Nigerian-born footballer, Odichukumma Kelvin Igweani, was gunned down after killing a neighbour. UK-based newspapers, DailyMail and TheSUNquoted the police as alleging that the 24-year-old Nigerian also held a toddler captive. The police said Richard Woodcock, a 38-year-old council highways officer had raced to help after...... more

Mali interim President survives assassination attempt

Mali interim President survives assassination attempt Mali’s interim president Assimi Goita has survived a knife attack at the Great Mosque of Bamako during the Eid-al-Adha prayer. Two men, one of whom was holding a knife, lunged at him at the mosque. It was not clear whether he was wounded, but his securitymen quickly evacuated him from the...... more

German flood deaths rise above 130

German flood deaths rise above 130 The number of people, who have died in the devastating flooding in western Germany continues to rise, official says.  This is as the death toll reaching more than 130 after police announced 90 fatalities in the Ahrweiler district on Saturday. Saturday’s figure brings the total number of deaths in Germany’s western...... more

Fears of food and fuel shortages as unrest rocks South Africa

Fears of food and fuel shortages as unrest rocks South Africa More than 70 people killed and 1,000 arrested over five days as authorities fail to stop spiralling violence and looting. Violence and looting has raged in South Africa for the sixth day running, stoking fears of food and fuel shortages as disruption to farming, manufacturing and oil refining began to bite...... more

Haiti President Jovenel Moise assassinated

Haiti President Jovenel Moise assassinated Haiti President Jovenel Moise was assassinated at his home early Wednesday morning by a group of armed individuals, interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph announced.Joseph said he was now in charge of the country.Moise’s injured wife was in the hospital, according to Joseph, who urged the public to remain calm, and insisted...... more

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison over George Floyd’s death

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison over George Floyd’s death Former police officer Derek Chauvin, has been sentenced to 22 and half years in prison (270 months) for the murder of George Floyd. According to CNN, Hennepin Court Judge, Peter Cahill, in his ruling on Friday, said, “the sentence is not based on emotion or sympathy, but i want to acknowledge...... more

Children among 64 killed in Ethiopian military airstrike on marketplace in Tigray

Children among 64 killed in Ethiopian military airstrike on marketplace in Tigray Ethiopia's military on Thursday said it was responsible for a deadly airstrike on a busy marketplace in the country's Tigray region. Health workers said the attack killed at least 64 people, including children, but the military insisted only combatants were targeted. A doctor who managed to reach the market in Togoga...... more

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president dies at 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president dies at 97 Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president and one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism, has died aged 97. Kaunda was admitted to a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, on Monday suffering from pneumonia. His aides said he did not have Covid-19. In the 1950s, Kaunda...... more

Zambia’s President collapses at Defence Day ceremony

Zambia’s President collapses at Defence Day ceremony President Edgar Lungu of Zambia on Sunday collapsed during the 45th Defense Forces Day Commemoration and Investiture ceremony held at the nation’s capital, Lusaka. Simon Miti, Private Secretary to the Zambia President, who confirmed the incident in a statement said Lungu recovered immediately after experiencing sudden dizziness. The government assured the...... more

BREAKING: Twitter CEO celebrates with Nigeria, tweets National flag

BREAKING: Twitter CEO celebrates with Nigeria, tweets National flag Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, on Saturday, tweeted the green-white-green Nigerian flag as the West African country marked its 2021 Democracy Day. Dorsey’s tweet, which was posted hours to the ongoing nationwide protests in Nigeria, has since attracted thousands of retweets. Many tweeps including known faces such as @HenshawKate...... more

At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting

At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting (Reuters) -At least 13 people were wounded in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas early on Saturday, police said, adding the suspected shooter was still at large. Two of the injured are reported to be in a critical condition, Austin Police Department Interim Chief Joseph Chacon said in a statement. “I...... more

Former US President, Donald Trump declares Bitcoin ‘a scam’

Former US President, Donald Trump declares Bitcoin ‘a scam’ Former United States President Donald Trump says he considers Bitcoin as a “scam”. “Bitcoin, it just seems like a scam. I don’t like it because it’s another currency competing against the dollar”, he told Fox Business. The 45th American leader noted that he wanted the dollar to be “the currency of...... more

French president slapped while greeting crowd, arrest made

French president slapped while greeting crowd, arrest made A man slapped French President Emmanuel Macron full in the face on Tuesday as he was greeting people behind a fence during a visit to the Drome region. Macron was there to discuss the reopening of restaurants as the country eases out of lockdown. The Elysee Palace confirmed the authenticity of...... more

Supreme Court rules against immigrants with temporary status

Supreme Court rules against immigrants with temporary status WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that federal immigration law prohibits people who entered the country illegally and now have Temporary Protected...... more

Buhari under fresh fire as EU, UK, US, Canada condemn Twitter ban

Buhari under fresh fire as EU, UK, US, Canada condemn Twitter ban Some twenty-four hours after taking one of the most lampooned decisions since he came into power six years ago, there is no respite for Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as world superpowers on Saturday flayed his government over the suspension of the ‘operations’ of microblogging site Twitter in the...... more

ECOWAS suspends Mali until return to civil rule

ECOWAS suspends Mali until return to civil rule Mali has been suspended from the West African regional bloc, Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) until the current military dictators vacate office and return the country to civil rule. The decision was announced after an emergency meeting of the sub-region’s leaders in Accra, Ghana on Sunday. Ghana’s Foreign Affairs...... more

TRAGEDY: 21 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon

TRAGEDY: 21 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon Twenty-one people were killed after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometre (62-mile) cross-country mountain race in China, state media said Sunday. The extreme weather struck a high-altitude section of the race held in the scenic Yellow River Stone Forest near Baiyin city in northwestern...... more

Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire comes into effect

Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire comes into effect A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip has come into effect.  The ceasefire began early on Friday, bringing to an end 11 days of fighting in which more than 240 people were killed, most of them in Gaza. Palestinians poured on to the streets...... more

Bill Gates admits extramarital affair with an employee

Bill Gates admits extramarital affair with an employee Bill Gates is in the headlines of two of the USA's most prestigious newspapers and not for the right reasons. It is being reported that Gates had to step down from his role at Microsoft because of a relationship with an employee.  It is alleged that members of Microsoft's board hired a law...... more

 

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