Brussels terror trial begins as suspects slam ‘unfair’ conditions
17 September 2022 | 2:22 pm
One of the 10 defendants accused of involvement in the 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels refused to take the stand on the first day of the trial. The attacks killed 32 people, wounding and traumatizing hundreds more.
13 May 2021
The federal government says it will prosecute 400 Nigerians for allegedly funding terrorism
19 May 2021
The Sokoto Police Command has promised diligent prosecution in the case of couple who caged and starved a 12-year-old girl for 8 months.
28 May 2021
Police said investigations have found that a temporary fix to a malfunction prevented the brake from engaging, causing the disaster that killed 14 people.
29 Jun 2021
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.” Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing. But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.
1 Jul 2021
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10 Jul 2021
German officials said the raids were carried out in the homes of one German and one Kosovar national.
9 Jul 2021
New York's legions of food delivery workers -- declared “essential” during the pandemic, but lacking health insurance, a minimum wage and even access to bathrooms -- are mobilizing for the first time to demand better working conditions. Overwhelmingly Hispanic immigrants, the 80,000 "deliveristas" who zip around the Big Apple on electric bikes have formed "Los Deliveristas Unidos," the first movement of independent riders for food delivery apps. In just a few months, the movement has gained more than 1,000 members and over 13,000 Facebook followers across New York City.
14 Jul 2021
A fired anti-corruption official, a former senator and a businessman previously tried for drug charges in the US are the latest suspects of killing Haiti's president.
18 Jul 2021
Commissioner of Police Lagos command Hakeem Odumosu revealed that more suspects have been apprehended as more clues are being unraveled into the murder of SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga.
19 Jul 2021
A former Haitian Justice Ministry official is now a suspect in the investigation into the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise.
26 Jul 2021
German police say they are investigating more than 1,600 people from multiple countries on suspicion of possessing or sharing images of child sex abuse. Many of the suspects are themselves children.
25 Nov 2021
More than half of families in Lebanon had at least one child who skipped a meal by October 2021 amid a "dramatic deterioration of living conditions", the UN's children's fund UNICEF said in a report released on Tuesday (November 23). Children have been hit hard by the country's deep economic crisis exacerbated by the global coronavirus pandemic which has left about eight in 10 people poor and threatens the education of some 700,000 children including 260,000 Lebanese, the report said.
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Many children whose families have fled Ukraine to Germany are now attending German schools. An estimated 160,000 Ukrainian children has attended schools in Germany this year – an additional challenge for the country's education system.
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Inflation is a major concern in Germany, where the rate is currently at around 7.9%. Energy and food costs have risen sharply, and the winter months are approaching.
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US-trained software engineer Nelly Cheboi is transforming the lives of young Kenyans by training them to be the next generation of tech wizards! The 29-year-old recycles old computers and refurbishes them so kids can learn vital IT skills.
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A forensic pathologist and a priest are uncovering evidence of execution-style killings of people allegedly involved in the drugs trade. Exhuming remains and delivering accurate death documents, they have helped Filipino families to gather new evidence.
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An LNG terminal is planned for Wilhelmshaven in the hopes of making Germany independent of Russian gas. Speed is of the essence. Is it possible to complete this terminal in record time? We visited the official construction kickoff to find out.