Greek police clash with youths as thousands march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta

Greek police clashed with hooded youths in Athens on Friday after thousands marched to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising that helped topple the military junta which then ruled the country. More than 10,000 people marched peacefully to the embassy of the United States, which some Greeks accuse of having supported the seven-year military dictatorship.… Read More Greek police clash with youths as thousands march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta

Chipmaker Broadcom acquires network gear maker Brocade in $5billion deal

Broadcom Ltd. said on Friday it closed its acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc., giving it a larger share of the data center products market. Broadcom, which made a $103 billion unsolicited bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc. earlier this month that was rejected, agreed to buy Brocade in November of… Read More Chipmaker Broadcom acquires network gear maker Brocade in $5billion deal

Venezuela opposition leader Antonio Ledezma flees to Colombia

Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest after his 2015 arrest for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday. Ledezma, the best-known detained opponent of leftist President Nicolas Maduro after Leopoldo Lopez, said he had gone past 29 police and army controls during a clandestine, overland journey that he… Read More Venezuela opposition leader Antonio Ledezma flees to Colombia

U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson disease

U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson announced on Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, an ailment that constrains movement and gets progressively worse with time. In a statement issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow Push Coalition which he founded, the 76-year-old minister said he reluctantly sought medical attention after his ability to move… Read More U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson disease

Japanese trade regulators raid Airbnb offices over suspected violations

Japanese fair trade regulators raided last month the offices of Airbnb Inc. over suspected violations of antitrust laws, the home rental site said on Friday, denying any wrongdoing. The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) carried out an on-site inspection of Airbnb and the company is cooperating with the regulators’ investigation, Airbnb Japan said. Regulators seized… Read More Japanese trade regulators raid Airbnb offices over suspected violations

Missing Anambra Broadcasting Service journalist Ikechukwu Onubogu found dead

Ikechukwu Onubogu, a camera man with the Anambra Broadcasting Service, who was declared missing last Monday, has been found dead. His body was found by men of the Nigerian Police Force at Obosi, Idemili North local government area, which is said to be one of the state’s hot bed for crime. Mr Onubogu, a humble… Read More Missing Anambra Broadcasting Service journalist Ikechukwu Onubogu found dead

Anti-graft agency EFCC arrests former SGF Chief Pius Anyim

Chief Pius Anyim, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Chief Anyim is in detention where he is being interrogated by EFCC officials. The former SGF was arrested by the anti-graft agency over alleged fraud involving the Centenary City in Abuja. The… Read More Anti-graft agency EFCC arrests former SGF Chief Pius Anyim