Three dead, eight injured following shooting at two schools in southeastern Brazil

Three people were killed and at least eight injured on Friday when a shooter opened fire at two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, local police said. The attacks happened around 10 a.m. local time (1300 GMT) in the small town of Aracruz, located some 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of state capital… Read More Three dead, eight injured following shooting at two schools in southeastern Brazil

Ford recalls 634,000 vehicles worldwide over fire risks

Ford Motor Co is recalling 634,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) worldwide over fire risks from possible cracked fuel injectors and will urge owners to have their cars inspected, it said on Thursday. America’s No.2 automaker by sales said the recall covers 2020-2023 model year Bronco Sport and Escape SUVs with 3 cylinder, 1.5 liter engines,… Read More Ford recalls 634,000 vehicles worldwide over fire risks

Business strategist Fure Eviosekwofa redefines brand technology, digital influencing; unveils Josh2funny, Isoko Boy as brand ambassadors

Shortly after being awarded ‘The leading Financial Trading brand of the year 2022’ by African Brands — a TV show that promotes African brands and it’s visibility, Entrepreneur and Business Strategist, Fure (Emmanuel) Eviosekwofa is pushing the envelope in finance, trading and digital influencing in Nigeria. A graduate of Chemistry from Adekunle Ajasin University in… Read More Business strategist Fure Eviosekwofa redefines brand technology, digital influencing; unveils Josh2funny, Isoko Boy as brand ambassadors

Algerian court sentences forty-eight people to death for murder of singer Jamal Ben Ismail

An Algerian court pronounced death sentences on Thursday against 48 people convicted of murder for killing a man they accused of setting deadly wildfires in summer 2020. Death sentences in Algeria are almost always later commuted to life in prison, with no executions carried out in the country since the 1990s when the government battled… Read More Algerian court sentences forty-eight people to death for murder of singer Jamal Ben Ismail

Venezuelan government, opposition to resume talks on November 26

Venezuela’s government and opposition are getting ready to resume political talks after more than a year. The talks will resume on November 26 in Mexico, Norway’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. Norway, which is mediating the talks, said the parties would sign a “partial agreement” on social issues. This could pave the way for easing… Read More Venezuelan government, opposition to resume talks on November 26

Russian parliament approves bill banning ‘LGBT propaganda’

Russia’s parliament approved on Thursday a bill that widens a prohibition of “LGBT propaganda” and restricts the “demonstration” of LGBT behaviour, making any expression of an LGBT lifestyle almost impossible. Under the new law, which still needs the approval of the upper house of parliament and President Vladimir Putin, any action or information that is… Read More Russian parliament approves bill banning ‘LGBT propaganda’

Malaysia swears in Anwar Ibrahim as new prime minister

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, capping a three-decade political journey from a protege of veteran leader Mahathir Mohamad to protest leader, a prisoner convicted of sodomy and opposition leader. Anwar, 75, vowed to fight corruption and to focus on the economy while also upholding Islam as the official religion… Read More Malaysia swears in Anwar Ibrahim as new prime minister