Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Uganda bride price refund outlawed by top judges

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Uganda's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding a bride price on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should...

Rescue hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

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Search teams in the Mediterranean say they don't expect to find any more survivors from a boat carrying around 600 migrants which sank off...

Afghan police targeted in deadly suicide attack

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At least six people, including three police officers, have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan. A lorry filled with explosives was...

Prayers held as Hiroshima marks 70 years since bomb

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Bells tolled and thousands bowed their heads in prayer in Hiroshima at ceremonies in the Japanese city marking the 70th anniversary of the world's...

Facebook launches feature to allow businesses to privately message users

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Facebook Inc (FB.O) rolled out features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's...

Video shows Moammar Gadhafi’s son, blindfolded and being insulted, beaten

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A nine-minute video surfaced online this week showing what appears to be Libyan prison guards abusing one of the sons of former Libyan dictator...

MH370: Part Found On Reunion Island Is From Missing Plane

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The plane part that was found on a beach in the Indian Ocean was determined to be part of MH370, the Malaysia Airlines flight...

How 9 Big Tech Companies Got Their Names

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Have you ever wondered how today's famous companies got their names? Courtesy their success, the names of these companies are now familiar to us....

Netanyahu lobbies US Jews to act against Iran deal

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a campaign to mobilise Jewish Americans against the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers championed by...

California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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About 9,000 firefighters are battling to contain raging wildfires in California that have forced the evacuation of thousands of homes and burned more than...