Thursday, April 2, 2020

US files brief with Appeals Court to reinstate Trump travel ban

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A U.S. federal appeals court is due to hear oral arguments Tuesday in the legal battle over President Donald Trump's executive order suspending the...

Facebook’s fake news crisis deepens

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Despite the best efforts of Mark Zuckerberg to downplay Facebook’s role in the election of Donald Trump, the scrutiny of how fake news is...

Church elder hacked to death with other aid workers

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A church elder who worked for UNICEF was one among a group of people recently killed in a violent ambush in the Central African...

Miss World Canada ‘barred from China flight’

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Canada's Miss World contender has said she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant. Chinese-born...

Snake eats wallaby on Australian golf course

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Australian golfers have watched a 4m scrub python swallow a wallaby at a course in Far North Queensland. The incident happened on the 17th fairway...

Microsoft sues US government over secret data requests

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Microsoft is suing the US government over the right to tell its users when federal agencies want access to private data. It says keeping access...

India doctors fired for mistakenly declaring newborn dead

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A hospital in the Indian capital Delhi has fired two doctors for mistakenly declaring a newborn dead. The doctors at the privately run Max Hospital...

Gambia’s President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down despite the threat of military intervention by neighbouring states. Adama Barrow, who beat him in elections...

Swedish town council rejects ‘paid sex leave’

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Councillors in a small Swedish town have voted against a proposal to give municipal workers paid "sex leave". Per-Erik Muskos, a councillor in Övertorneå, had...

Over 30 years old frozen chicken seized

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Some 800 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat have been seized by Chinese authorities, including one batch dating from the 1970s, state media reported.The meat...