More than 50 dead and dozens injured in prison riots in Ecuador

Officials said gun and knife battles between rival gangs erupted on Monday night in three different prisons in the country. Prisons in Ecuador were on high alert after more than 50 people were killed and dozens of others injured in three prison riots, police said on Tuesday. According to authorities, riots erupted in prisons located […]

Biden Takes On Trump’s Migrant Policies and Confusion Reigns at the Border

Juan Mendez III, the mayor of Brownsville who is known as Trey, said his community could help support migrants continue their journey to relatives in the United States as they pursue their cases. The number of migrants so far released into the town pales in comparison to 2019, when hundreds of families a day were […]

French actor Gerard Depardieu charged with rape, old case revived

Film star was not detained when he was handed the preliminary charges on December 16. The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday that French actor Gerard Depardieu was charged last December with rape and sexual assault after authorities revived a 2018 investigation that was initially dropped. The office told the Associated Press news agency that […]

Guinea launches Ebola vaccination drive in country’s south

Inoculation campaign gets under way in Gouecke where several cases of the deadly disease have been detected. Guinea has launched an Ebola vaccination campaign to halt the spread of the deadly disease which hit the country’s south this month and has already caused several deaths. The vaccination drive got under way on Tuesday in Gouecke, […]

Tiger Woods injured in car crash in California

The golfer had to be removed from the vehicle with the ‘jaws of life’ after the single-vehicle accident. Tiger Woods is hospitalised following a single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office, Woods was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, which rolled over at and crashed off a road […]

Tiger Woods Is Injured in Car Crash in Los Angeles County

Tiger Woods was injured in a serious car crash, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Tuesday, adding in a statement that paramedics pulled him from the wreckage with the rescue tool called the “jaws of life.” The incident happened about 7:12 a.m. local time on Tuesday near the border of Rolling Hills Estates and […]

UK agrees to EU request for more time to ratify Brexit deal

The delay by a month brings more uncertainty to an already fragile start to a new economic relationship. The U.K. agreed to allow the European Union to delay ratification of their post-Brexit trade deal by a month, injecting more uncertainty into the already fragile start to the two sides’ new relationship. In a letter to the European […]

US Senate confirms Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

New UN ambassador faces diplomatic task turning around US leadership at United Nations after Trump era. The United States Senate on Tuesday confirmed diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be the US ambassador to the United Nations. Thomas-Greenfield was confirmed by a vote 78-20 as President Joe Biden’s nominee to represent the US at the UN. A second […]

Colombian army ‘false positives’ scandal: ‘No one listened to us’

On a Tuesday morning in March 2008, Eduardo Garzon failed to show up for his job at a working-class restaurant that he co-managed in Bogota, Colombia. His whereabouts remained unknown for the next five months until his mother discovered Garzon had died 300 kilometres (186 miles) away from their home in an alleged confrontation with […]

Pakistani actress’s Facebook page hacked

Karachi: Leading actress of Pakistani showbiz industry Anam Tanveer’s Facebook page has been hacked. Local media According to reports, the Facebook page of Pakistani actress Anam Tanveer was hacked a day ago, which had more than 693,000 followers. Anam Tanveer said that a day ago he received a notification on Facebook in which he was […]

Trump may soon have to answer rape allegations under oath

During a December visit to New York City, writer E Jean Carroll says she went shopping with a fashion consultant to find the “best outfit” for one of the most important days of her life – when she will sit face-to-face with the man she accuses of raping her decades ago, former United States President […]

As soon as Imran Khan reached Sri Lanka, the Muslims Started Protest

Reports The protests erupted after the Sri Lankan government rejected international requests to overturn the decision and banned the burial of virus victims. Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority has protested in Colombo when Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan paid an official visit to demand an end to the forced disgrace of Code 19 victims. Dozens of […]

Billie Eilish Is in the Mood for Love (and a Weighted Blanket)

3. Crossroads Kitchen I’ve never been on a date — no one has ever taken me on a [expletive] date before! — but if I were to go on one, Crossroads would be the dream. It’s a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles, and it’s bomb. It’s the most delicious food ever. The meatball sub and […]

Egypt, Qatar hold first meeting since ending Gulf row

Delegations meet in Kuwait weeks after agreement made in Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula to end blockade of Qatar. Qatar and Egypt have held talks for the first time since an agreement last month to end the Gulf crisis that emerged after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed economic and diplomatic ties with […]

How to tackle the violence in eastern DR Congo?

25:00 From: Inside Story The Italian ambassador to the DRC was killed in the latest attack by a rebel group in the vast country’s east. Read more 23 Feb 2021 facebooktwitterwhatsapp More episodes from Inside Story play 25:15 play 25:10 play 25:30 play 25:10 Show more . Source link

Wild swings: US bank profits sank 36.5% in 2020 as COVID raged

Banks posted $147.9bn in profits in 2020, a significant drop from record 2019 levels, a regulatory group said on Tuesday. United States bank profits fell 36.5 percent in 2020 from the year prior as banks set aside massive amounts to guard against potential losses, but the industry showed signs of strengthening in the fourth quarter […]

DealBook DC Policy Project: Karen Lynch of CVS on the Vaccine Rollout

Karen Lynch is the chief executive of CVS Health, a pharmacy chain that has taken center stage in efforts to fight the pandemic. She is speaking to The New York Times’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the DealBook DC Policy Project about corporate America’s role in distributing the coronavirus vaccine, among other public health-related measures. On […]

Malta: Three suspects arrested over 2017 killing of journalist

Malta police arrests three men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. Police in Malta have arrested three men suspected of having supplied the bomb which killed a Maltese anti-corruption journalist in 2017. The arrest on Tuesday came as a man accused of carrying out the killing agreed to a […]

Mohamed Bazoum declared Niger’s new president

Former interior minister garnered 55.75 percent of the votes, ahead of rival Mahamane Ousmane, at 44.25 percent, election commission announces. Niger’s electoral commission has declared ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum the winner of the country’s presidential election runoff. Bazoum had secured 55.75 percent of the votes cast on February 21, beating former President Mahamane Ousmane […]

Bangladesh court rejects sedition case over Al Jazeera report

A Bangladeshi lawyer sought to bring in sedition charges against four people, including Al Jazeera’s director general, over an investigation into high-level corruption. A court in Bangladesh has rejected an attempt to bring charges of sedition against the director general of Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) and three others who contributed to an investigation into […]

Gujarat chemical plant blast kills and injures

The inspector said the blast was so loud that it could be heard from a distance. Reports On Tuesday, UPL Ltd, an agrochemical major, said two workers were killed and 26 injured in a “severe fire” at the Jhagdia plant in Gujarat’s Bharuch district. In addition, five workers were missing, according to the company. UPL […]

F-35s become a headache for US, admits failure

For the US Air Force, the latest fifth-generation F-35 fighter jets became a headache when they did not work. One Reports According to the report, the Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, General Charles Brown, while acknowledging the failure of the F-35 aircraft, said that the purposes for which these aircraft were built […]

Moldova court rules against presidential decree on new government

President Maia Sandu’s nomination of Natalia Gavrilita as prime minister for a second time after Parliament’s objection is unconstitutional, top court rules. Moldova’s constitutional court has said it is unconstitutional for President Maia Sandu to nominate Natalia Gavrilita as prime minister for a second time after Parliament had already voted to reject the nomination. Tuesday’s […]