German policemen suspended after raids over far-right chat group

State interior minister calls far-right content shared by officers on WhatsApp group ‘highly xenophobic and inhuman’. Ten German police officers have been suspended following the discovery of a neo-Nazi online chat group used for sharing far-right content in North Rhine-Westphalia, only the latest such case to emerge among the police forces in Germany’s most populous […]

German policemen suspended after raids over far-right chat group

State interior minister calls far-right content shared by officers on WhatsApp group ‘highly xenophobic and inhuman’. Ten German police officers have been suspended following the discovery of a neo-Nazi online chat group used for sharing far-right content in North Rhine-Westphalia, only the latest such case to emerge among the police forces in Germany’s most populous […]

Elon Musk soars past Bill Gates to become second richest person

Tesla’s founder added $100.3bn to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranking of the world’s 500 richest people. Elon Musk’s year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla Inc. co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person. The 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net […]

Elon Musk soars past Bill Gates to become second richest person

Tesla’s founder added $100.3bn to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranking of the world’s 500 richest people. Elon Musk’s year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla Inc. co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person. The 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net […]

At least 600 killed in Mai Kadra massacre: Ethiopian rights body

Government-affiliated commission says local youth group with help from police and militia responsible for mass killings on November 9. At least 600 civilians were killed in an ethnically-driven massacre earlier this month in the town of Mai Kadra in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the country’s human rights body has said following an investigation. Tigray has witnessed […]

At least 600 killed in Mai Kadra massacre: Ethiopian rights body

Government-affiliated commission says local youth group with help from police and militia responsible for mass killings on November 9. At least 600 civilians were killed in an ethnically-driven massacre earlier this month in the town of Mai Kadra in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the country’s human rights body has said following an investigation. Tigray has witnessed […]

Germany rejects Ankara’s protest against search of Turkish vessel

German forces, tasked with enforcing UN arms embargo against Libya, searched the Libya-bound cargo ship. Germany’s defence minister has said Turkey’s protest against German soldiers boarding a Turkish vessel on behalf of a European Union military mission in the Mediterranean is “unjustified”. “The soldiers behaved correctly and acted absolutely in line with the mandate of […]

NYC’s first Black mayor, David Dinkins, has died

David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first Black mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a riot in Brooklyn, has died. He was 93. Dinkins died Monday, the New York City Police Department confirmed. The department said officers were called […]

COVID anxiety set to shake up how Americans shop on Black Friday

Black Friday is the day after the Thanksgiving holiday and the traditional start of the holiday shopping blitz in the United States. In past years it was something of a national sport, characterised by “doorbuster deals” that saw consumers fresh from turkey feasts line up for hours to get a head start on grabbing the […]

COVID-19 vaccines explained in maps and charts

What are the different kinds of COVID-19 vaccines? As the world gears up for the fastest-ever developed vaccine, several drug companies have taken different routes to manufacture the antidote to the pandemic that has held the world hostage since March of this year. According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 1.3 million […]

Europe taxis towards clearing Boeing 737 Max for flight #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

European regulators could clear Boeing’s troubled 737 Max for flight after a nearly two-year grounding following two deadly crashes. European regulators on Tuesday took a step closer to letting the Boeing 737 Max fly again, publishing a proposed airworthiness directive that could see the aircraft cleared within weeks after being grounded for nearly two years […]

Armenian economy minister tenders resignation amid protests #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Tigran Khachatryan’s move comes as the government is under pressure to quit, after agreeing to end the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Armenian economy minister Tigran Khachatryan has tendered his resignation, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following criticism of the government over a peace agreement that secured advances for Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh after six weeks of fighting. The […]