Army chief, three others killed in attempted regional coup in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister’s office said on Sunday. Amhara state president Ambachew Mekonnen and his adviser were shot dead and the… Read More Army chief, three others killed in attempted regional coup in Ethiopia

Kenyan security forces fatally shoot three al Shabaab militants following attack on police outpost

Security forces in Kenya killed three suspected militants from Somalia’s Islamist group al Shabaab after they attacked a police outpost in Garissa county near the border, police said on Saturday. The incident happened on Friday night after the militants raided a camp used by a border patrol police unit, according to a statement. No security… Read More Kenyan security forces fatally shoot three al Shabaab militants following attack on police outpost

Thirteen dead, twenty-three injured following building collapse in Cambodia

Thirteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble. The seven-storey steel and concrete structure in the coastal town of Sihanoukville, west of the capital Phnom Penh, was a Chinese-owned… Read More Thirteen dead, twenty-three injured following building collapse in Cambodia

Huawei sues U.S. Commerce Department over seizure of equipment

Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing. The lawsuit is the latest salvo in a battle between the U.S. government… Read More Huawei sues U.S. Commerce Department over seizure of equipment

Eleven killed as skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii

Eleven passengers and crew were killed on Friday evening when their plane crashed near an airfield in Hawaii, authorities said, during a skydiving trip. The twin-engine King Air plane, with eleven people onboard, went down soon after takeoff from Dillingham Airfield and there were no survivors, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) said. The fire… Read More Eleven killed as skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii