The Mozambican army has condemned the apparent execution of a naked woman by men wearing military uniforms, shown in video footage, where she is beaten with a stick before being shot in the back as she tries to flee. In the footage, circulated on Monday, the group refer to the woman as ‘al-Shabaab’ – a… Read More Mozambique army condemns barbaric shooting of naked woman by fighters
As fire crews continued to battle deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, thousands of evacuees in Oregon and other states faced a daily struggle while scientists in Europe tracked the smoke on Wednesday as it spread on an intercontinental scale. With state resources stretched to their limit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday night approved… Read More Thousands evacuated as fire crews battle deadly wildfires in U.S. West
Hurricane Sally brought heavy winds and massive flooding as it landed on the U.S. Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning as a Category 2 hurricane, the latest in what has been a busy season of dangerous storms in the United States. Some parts of the Gulf Coast have already been inundated with more than 18 inches… Read More Hurricane Sally makes landfall into U.S. Gulf Coast
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday moved closer to an unprecedented national vote on what he describes as the corrupt rule of his predecessors, alleging they allowed massive theft of public resources over decades. Pitching a referendum next year, either in June or August, Lopez Obrador singled out the terms of five former… Read More Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launches corruption war against five predecessors
ByteDance will place short-video app TikTok’s global business in a new U.S.-headquartered company with Oracle Corp ORCL.N investing as a minority shareholder, the Financial times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
The Caribbean island of Barbados wants to remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the government has said, reviving a plan mooted several times in the past. A former colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados has maintained a formal link with the British monarchy as have other countries… Read More Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state, become a republic in 2021
The plastic gold colored crown that American rapper Notorious B.I.G wore on the last photo shoot before his death fetched $600,000 at the first-ever hip hop auction held by an international house, Sotheby’s said on Wednesday. The auction was a celebration of the history and cultural impact hip-hop has had on art and culture from… Read More Crown worn by Notorious B.I.G sells for $600,000 at hip-hop auction
Militants in Gaza launched rockets into Israel and Israeli aircraft hit targets in the Palestinian enclave in an explosive backdrop to the signing of pacts for formal ties between Israel and two Gulf Arab countries. The Israeli military said it launched about 10 air strikes in Hamas Islamist-run Gaza early on Wednesday and that 15… Read More Israel launches retaliatory airstrikes in Gaza following rocket attacks