Women human rights defenders under attack: Amnesty
03 December 2019 | 9:52 am
Activists continue to be sexually assaulted, threatened, intimidated, criminalized and even killed, the rights watchdog has said. Women human rights defenders even face hostility from members of their own family.
20 Apr 2018
Ibrahim Mohammed, friend of late Bilyaminu Bello, who was allegedly killed by his wife Maryam, told the court on Thursday that Maryam had tried to stab her husband several times during a fight the couple had on the same day he was killed.
18 May 2019
The mammal has come under threat as humans destroy its habitat and kill off massive numbers of insects and invertebrates. The UK, for instance, has seen the population halved since the year 2000.
29 May 2019
DeGeneres opened about her traumatic experience on an unaired episode of ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman.’ The episode will air on Friday when season two of the show premieres on Netflix. In the episode, DeGeneres revealed that when she was an adolescent, her stepfather used her mother's breast cancer diagnosis as an excuse to assault her.
7 Jun 2019
The U.S. is considering delaying President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico as talks continue over stemming the flow of undocumented migrants and illegal drugs from Central America, according to people familiar with the matter.
15 Jul 2019
Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. Reporter Dulcina Parra was kidnapped and barely escaped murder. She reports again and again on cases of corruption and the machinations of the powerful drug cartels.
27 Aug 2019
Jonathan Cornish, head of Asia Pacific bank ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses the U.S.-China trade war and its impact on Chinese and Asian banks. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
13 Nov 2019
Operatives of the Department of State Services on Tuesday fired live rounds into the air and used tear gas to disperse protesters seeking the release of Omoyele Sowore, who has been held since August after calling for a revolution.
19 Dec 2019
Bad news for chocolate lovers? Cocoa in Ivory Coast threatened by deforestation
12 Mar 2020
Throwback: How Kano Governor Abubabakar Rimi threatened late Emir Ado Bayero with removal in 1982
20 May 2020
On this edition, new developments have emerged regarding the arrest of three female opposition figures in Zimbabwe. The three MDC members were found on the side of the road after being beaten and sexually assaulted. Our correspondent has the details. Also, truck drivers have been found to be super-spreaders of coronavirus in Africa. Kenyan authorities are mass testing truckers crossing the border. Finally, we look at how the lockdown in Morocco is increasing tensions between the Berber villagers and nomadic herders.
30 Jul 2020
In the majestic plains of Kenya's Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists who flock here to see the abundant wildlife. Even before the virus arrived in mid-March, tourism revenues had plummeted, with cancellations from crucial markets like China, Europe and the US.
30 Oct 2020
Instead of a slow slog on snowshoes, a giant bus sweeps passengers at up to 60 kilometres an hour across Iceland's second largest glacier, which scientists predict will likely be nearly gone by the end of the century. The red glacier mega bus is 15 metres (50-foot) long and fitted with massive tyres for traction across the powder snow of western Iceland's vast Langjokull ice cap.
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Germany has thousands of mosques, most of them tucked away in backyards or industrial parks. On Open Mosque Day, they open their doors to the public.
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Iran continues to be rocked by anti-government protests. Officials have urged security forces to respond harshly to anyone they say is endangering public order. State media reports that more than 40 protesters and police officers have been killed.
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Police in South Africa are searching for suspects wanted for the killing of a German tourist who was shot dead while traveling to the world renowned Kruger game reserve.
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We bring you reactions from the illustrated press to ongoing protests in Iran after the death of a woman in custody of the morality police.
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Half of the coaches in the NSWL were either fired or resigned in 2021 following misconduct allegations. An independent investigation found that the league did little to address sexual harassment and other abuses.
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Car bombings in central Somalia claimed the lives of scores of people, including senior regional officials. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack as the government ups its efforts against the terror group.