Ten dead, several injured as armed robbers raid commercial banks in Kwara State

A gang of armed robbers on Thursday raided some commercial banks in Offa, Kwara, killing some policemen and residents as well as carting away an undisclosed amount of cash in the process. The heavily armed hoodlums had attacked the Owode Police Station in the metropolis where they killed the policemen and some complainants before they… Read More Ten dead, several injured as armed robbers raid commercial banks in Kwara State

Russia files lawsuit to block Telegram messaging app following data access refusal

Russia’s state communications watchdog said on Friday it had filed a lawsuit to limit access to the Telegram messaging app after the company refused to give Russian state security services access to its users’ secret messages. Ranked as the world’s ninth most popular mobile messaging app, Telegram is widely used in countries across the former… Read More Russia files lawsuit to block Telegram messaging app following data access refusal

South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung Electronics office following union sabotage allegations

South Korean prosecutors searched offices at a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unit on Friday as part of a probe into allegations the conglomerate had sabotaged workers’ efforts to strengthen labor unions, the prosecutors’ office said. The tech giant has often come under fire from politicians and civics groups for not engaging with organized labor and… Read More South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung Electronics office following union sabotage allegations

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye sentenced to 24-year imprisonment on corruption charges

A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. Park became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office last year when the Constitutional Court ordered her out over a scandal that… Read More Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye sentenced to 24-year imprisonment on corruption charges