Man sentenced to over 17 years jail in connection with Mac Miller’s overdose death
18 May 2022 | 6:20 am
A man has been sentenced to over 17 years in federal prison in connection with Mac Miller's death in September 2018.
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Families of killed activists are under pressure as authorities crack down on any sign of protest a year after the death of a young woman in police custody sparked an Iran-wide civil disobedience movement.
Rwandan authorities made a gruesome discovery this week at the house of an alleged serial killer in the suburbs of Kigali. They uncovered the remains of at least 10 victims who had gone missing. Investigators have revealed that the suspect lured most of his victims, primarily sex workers, to his home before robbing and subsequently killing them.
The internet has been flooded with pictures, videos and rumours from Burning Man festival, after heavy rain left American festivalgoers stranded in disastrous conditions… But some of these stories though have been overblown, or even fabricated. Emerald Maxwell debunks some of the fake images that spread like wildfire around the internet.
A prominent French architect and structural engineer, Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel was the second designer of the internal structural elements of the Statue of Liberty.
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A journalist was allegedly groped by a man in Spain as she was live on air for a broadcaster, sparking outrage among people. Isa Balado was reporting a robbery in Madrid when a man passing by her appeared to touch her bottom in an incident that was recorded on camera.
A year ago, the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini triggered an unprecedented protest movement in Iran against the authorities of the Islamic Republic. Women led demonstrations questioning the wearing of the hijab, which has since become the symbol of defiance against the oppressive government. Reza Pahlavi, the exiled son of Iran’s last shah, spoke to FRANCE 24 about it.
A high court in Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced presidential candidate Jean-Marc Kabund to seven years in prison on 12 charges including spreading false rumors and insulting the head of state, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
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The French diplomat left the capital Niamey for Chad early Wednesday, Paris said. The military junta had ordered his expulsion some weeks ago.
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