U.S. gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy

Remington Outdoor Co Inc, one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday to carry out a debt-cutting deal with creditors amid mounting public pressure for greater gun control. The company’s chief financial officer, Stephen Jackson, said in court papers that Remington’s sales fell significantly in the year before its… Read More U.S. gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy

Nigeria opposition party PDP apologizes for mistakes made during its governance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday apologized to Nigerians for the mistakes it made during its 16 years of governance. PDP’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus issued the apology at an event in Abuja. He said the party has learnt from its past mistake. He said, “We made mistakes. On behalf of my colleagues and… Read More Nigeria opposition party PDP apologizes for mistakes made during its governance

Protests erupt as German police detain former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was detained in Germany on Sunday, five months after entering self-imposed exile from Spain, where he faces up to 25 years in prison for organizing an illegal secession referendum last year. Puigdemont had entered Germany from Denmark after leaving Finland on Friday when it appeared that police would arrest him… Read More Protests erupt as German police detain former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Pope Francis urges young people to disallow older generation from silencing their idealism

Pope Francis, starting Holy Week services leading to Easter, urged young people on Sunday to keep shouting and not allow the older generations to silence their voices or anesthetize their idealism. Francis spoke a day after hundreds of thousands of young Americans and their supporters answered a call to action from survivors of last month’s… Read More Pope Francis urges young people to disallow older generation from silencing their idealism

Dozens dead, several missing as fire rips through shopping mall in Russia

At least 48 people were killed after a fire tore through a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday. Investigators had initially reported five people dead including a child and another 30 people injured and taken to hospital. As the new death toll was announced,… Read More Dozens dead, several missing as fire rips through shopping mall in Russia