Gunmen kill nine members of U.S. Mormon family in Mexico

Gunmen killed nine women and children in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to offer to help the neighboring country wipe out drug cartels believed to be behind the ambush. All nine people, Mexican-Americans killed in Monday’s daytime attack at the border of Chihuahua and Sonora, belonged… Read More Gunmen kill nine members of U.S. Mormon family in Mexico

Linda Ikeji arrives in Ghana to speak at 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit

Nigerian renowned blogger, Linda Ikeji has arrived in Ghana ahead of her speaking schedule at the Ghana Bloggers Summit organised by Avance Media. As one of the most successful blogger, she is expected to share her blogging story and mentor upcoming bloggers who would like to build and maintain a successful career in the field.… Read More Linda Ikeji arrives in Ghana to speak at 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit

Islamic State appoints new leader, vows revenge against U.S.

Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States. The Iraqi rose from obscurity to lead the ultra-hardline group and declare himself ‘caliph’ of all Muslims, holding sway over huge areas of Iraq… Read More Islamic State appoints new leader, vows revenge against U.S.

North Korea test-launches two suspected missiles

North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday, according to military officials in Japan and South Korea, ending nearly a month-long lull in testing after denuclearization talks stalled. The launches, which Japanese authorities identified as likely ballistic missiles, were the first since one day of talks… Read More North Korea test-launches two suspected missiles

Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler hold talks over $50billion merger

The boards of French automaker Peugeot SA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Wednesday agreed to pursue a $50 billion merger, sources familiar with the matter said, a deal that could transform the global auto industry. The two companies have yet to announce a formal agreement, and a deal could collapse as executives dig into… Read More Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler hold talks over $50billion merger

Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000 pound (an equivalent of $644,000) fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica, Britain’s information rights regulator said on Wednesday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has faced questioning by U.S. and EU lawmakers over how the political consultancy obtained the… Read More Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Twitter set to ban global political advertising from November 22

Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally,” said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a statement. “We believe political… Read More Twitter set to ban global political advertising from November 22

Scores dead, injured as fire sweeps through train in Pakistan

A fire swept through a Pakistani train on Thursday, killing at least 65 people and injuring nearly 40 after a gas canister that passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded, government officials said. The fire destroyed three of the train’s carriages near the town of Rahim Yar Khan in the south of Punjab province. It… Read More Scores dead, injured as fire sweeps through train in Pakistan