Sunday, April 22, 2018

This Day In History

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Nine Killed as Gunmen assault luxury hotel in Tripoli + Video

(Reuters) - Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favored by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine...

Ethiopia: Censorship “We need to know what’s happening in Addis Ababa“

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa, but poor infrastructure and a government monopoly over the telecommunications sector have notably hindered the...

Mafia’s wall of silence broken: Victim of Cosa Nostra’s extortion rackets in its Corleone...

The wall of silence that has protected the Mafia for decades is finally cracking, even in its Sicilian heartland. In Corleone, the birthplace of Cosa...

Burundian army accused of murdering rebels

The rebels, with hands raised, were lined up on the edge of the cliff before being killed, one witness said. Burundi's army denied the allegation,...

Facebook hour-long outage technical glitch, not cyberattack

A Facebook statement said the disruption was caused by a technical change it made to the site and not the result of a cyberattack. Seoul...

Gunmen launch deadly assault on Libya hotel

Officials say at least 8 killed in attack on hotel, a hub of government and diplomatic activity in capital Tripoli. Gunmen have stormed a luxury...

New York snow storm: State outlaws vehicles on roads as ‘life-threatening blizzard’ rolls in

Residents in New York City and other areas are being urged to bunk up inside their homes and avoid going outside as the potentially...

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the killing last...

This Day In History

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DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia: Foreign Minister

DP World’s agreement “bypassed the legitimate authority” of Somalia Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should reconsider its...

How African governments try to control what is said online

Some governments are muzzling social media—except when it supports them. IN THE West, when celebrities post revealing videos on Instagram, they may find themselves mocked...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...