France holds memorial service in honour of Paris attack victims

France is holding a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago. All over France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday as President Francois Hollande asked the people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people terrorists killed in Paris. Around 1,000… Read More France holds memorial service in honour of Paris attack victims

Chinese rights activist, Yao Maodong sentenced to six years imprisonment

Chinese rights activist Yang Maodong has been sentenced to six years in jail for disturbing public order. Mr Yang, 48, better known by his pen name Guo Feixiong, had been detained since organising a week-long peaceful protest outside a newspaper office in the southern city of Guangzhou in 2013. Amnesty International branded the sentence “a… Read More Chinese rights activist, Yao Maodong sentenced to six years imprisonment

Turkish journalists arrested and charged for espionage

Two prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with espionage after alleging that Turkey’s secret services sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria. Can Dundar, the editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet daily, and Erdem Gul, the paper’s Ankara bureau chief, face life imprisonment if found guilty. Their report and video footage attracted a political storm in Turkey and… Read More Turkish journalists arrested and charged for espionage

New Music: Dj Hkingiin(@hkingiin) – Dj Hkingiin Birthday Mix

The young Dj who just released a mixtape last week titled “Industry Groovy Mix“ which has been trending with thousands of downloads,  is here with another mind blowing mixtape this time he uses this to celebrate himself as he turns a year older today.  247NewsUpdate Blog wishes him a happy birthday and the goodness of… Read More New Music: Dj Hkingiin(@hkingiin) – Dj Hkingiin Birthday Mix