Thursday, August 13, 2020

International News

Sweden to reopen rape probe against WikiLeaks Founder Assange

Julian Assange is to be investigated in Sweden over a rape case dating from August 2010, prosecutors announced on Monday.In a report from Al...

IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts

The UK and US economies will expand more slowly in 2017 than previously predicted, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).It said "weaker-than-expected activity"...

Protesters block key highway in India after two children were burnt alive in a...

Protesters have blocked a key highway in India to protest against the death of two children who were burnt alive in an arson attack...

Migrants force-fed at Texas detention centre

Six migrants on hunger strike at an immigration detention centre in Texas are being force-fed, officials say.Immigration officials are using plastic nasal tubes to...

Zimbabwe’s president holding talks with South African negotiators over his future

Zimbabwe's long-time president Robert Mugabe is holding talks with South African negotiators over his future.Envoys from the Southern African Development Community are trying to...

Europe’s leading parties lick wounds after bruising election

In Europe's powerhouses, supporters of mainstream parties have woken to a bruising defeat and are carefully considering their future.According to Al Jazeera News -...

California faces huge power cuts as wildfires rage

An estimated 1.5 million people in California are set to lose power on Tuesday as a utility firm tries to stop damaged cables triggering...

Two Senior Brazilian officials resign in new blow to Dilma Rousseff government

Two more senior Brazilian officials have resigned in the latest blow to the government of President Dilma Rousseff.They are Sports Minister George Hilton and...

South Sudan soldiers jailed for rape and murder

A military court in South Sudan has sentenced 10 soldiers to jail terms ranging from seven years to life for a rampage in which...

Qatar is given a further 48 hours to meet Gulf demands

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands by 48 hours, or face...

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