Lyra McKee murder: Journalist shot dead during Derry rioting
One of Northern Ireland's "most promising" journalists has been shot dead during rioting that police are treating as a terrorist incident.Dissident republicans are being blamed for killing 29-year-old Lyra McKee after violence broke out during police searches in Londonderry on Thursday.
Ecuador turns to Interpol to arrest former foreign minister & Assange supporter Patino
The former foreign minister of Ecuador will be placed on Interpol’s Red Notice list, after fleeing the country for fear of prosecution, as the government of Lenin Moreno continues to crack down on Julian Assange’s supporters.
'We Pray For The Caliphate To Return': ISIS Families Crowd Into Syrian Camps
The women huddle for shelter from the rain under a corrugated iron roof, their long black cloaks dragging in the mud as they wait in line for food and pray for the return of the ISIS caliphate.
White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday
The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and discussed “ongoing counterterrorism efforts” by the leader of a military assault on the capital of Libya in opposition to the country’s internationally recognized government.
Teenage girl burned to death after reporting sexual harassment against headteacher in Bangladesh
A Bangladeshi teenage girl has been burned to death for reporting that her headteacher sexually harassed her.Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a 19-year-old from a small town 100 miles south of Dhaka, was killed at her school less than two weeks after she filed the complaint.
Sudan protesters 'to name transitional government'
The leaders of Sudan's protest movement say they will name members of a transitional authority on Sunday, to replace the current military junta.Following months of protests, the army ousted long-standing leader Omar al-Bashir last week.
Leica comes under fire for video featuring Tiananmen Square massacre
German camera brand Leica has come under fire in China after the release of a promotional video that features the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.The video, released earlier this week, comes just weeks before the 30th anniversary of the student-led demonstrations were shut down after Chinese soldiers fired at protesters.
Billboards in the sky, is it real? Space ads will be ‘so popular people would hate them’
The stars in the night sky will very soon be outshone by the glare of billboards – and in the not-too-distant future. That’s at least what Russian startup StartRocket has in mind as the company has announced plans to install a giant display at an altitude of nearly 500 kilometers.
Mali government resigns after massacre, insecurity
Mali’s prime minister and his whole government resigned on Thursday, four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group shocked the nation.
Chinese authorities arrest editors involved with workers’ protests
Chinese authorities intensified their crackdown on labour activists and leftist students last month, arresting journalists sympathetic to the plight of workers and critical of the government. This followed the detention of students and workers, 44 of whom are still in custody, for their involvement in a struggle by Jasic Technology workers last year to form an independent trade union.