Saturday, February 24, 2018

Frenchman arrested in Ukraine ‘planned attacks ahead of Euro 2016’

The head of Ukraine's State Security Service (SBU) said Monday that a French citizen detained in late May on the Ukrainian-Polish border had planned...

LuxLeaks whistleblower trial begins in Luxembourg

The former PwC employee turned whistleblower behind the LuxLeaks scandal that implicated Luxembourg in industrial tax avoidance went on trial in the tiny European...

Somali workers in Colorado file EEOC complaint against Cargill

Fired Somali workers say Muslim prayer breaks were improperly curtailed at a Colorado plant. Cargill denies it. Muslims prayed at the Islamic Center in Fort...

The Arab League arrives in Somaliland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlF8ffycNqc A high-level delegation from the Arab League arrives in Hargeisa, the Republic of Somaliland,  today. The delegation is headed by Arab League special envoy to...

69 Journalists Killed in 2015/Motive Confirmed: CPJ Report

Statistical Analysis Beats Covered by Victims Job Medium Gender Suspected Source of Fire Local / Foreign Type of Death Freelance Impunity Murder Victims Jagendra Singh Freelance India Beats Covered by Victims * 4% Business 22% Corruption 19% Crime 29% Culture 39% Human Rights 68% Politics 3% Sports 46% War   All figures are rounded to the...

Somalia Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016

While the country has made modest gains, high levels of humanitarian needs persist. About 4.9 million people are in need of life-saving and livelihoods...

Turkey ‘turning away all Syrians who try to cross border’

Syrians in Turkey tell a human rights organisation how border guards intercepted them at or near the border – some said they were immediately...

Blasts kill scores at peace rally in Turkey in sign of worsening instability

Two bomb blasts ripped through crowds at a rally of peace activists in the Turkish capital Saturday, killing scores, in a reminder of the...

Aylesbury dairy uses wi-fi controlled robots to transport milk

One of the world's largest fresh milk processing plants is using robots to do some of the more strenuous jobs, alongside people. At the Arla...

What should I do if I lost my smartphone?

The first call you need to make—when you find a phone, that is!—is to your wireless carrier. Report your phone missing and have your...

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Twin car bombings kill nearly 30 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 27 are dead in two car bomb blasts, claimed by al-Shabab, reported near presidential palace in Somali capital. Twin car bombings and subsequent...

Who will be Ethiopia’s next prime minister?

Will the appointment of a new Ethiopian prime minister only act to save the ruling party or usher in deeper reform? Hailemariam Desalegn's snap resignation as Ethiopia's...

Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...