Category Archives: Technology

Two UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali

The United Nations says two U.N. peacekeepers from Sri Lanka were killed when their convoy hit a land mine in the West African nation of Mali.

A spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said six other …

ALGERIAN ELECTION COMMISSION HIGHLIGHTS RESPECT FOR VOTING TIME AS GUARANTEE FOR DEMOCRACY

ALGIERS, Algeria- Algeria’s higher independent commission for surveillance of elections, said on Sunday that, respect for the voting time is a top guarantee for democracy.

The call for the electorate to cast their votes in …

Al-Qaida Group Claims Deadly Ambush of UN Peacekeepers in Mali

An al-Qaida affiliate is claiming responsibility for Sunday’s attack on a U.N. peacekeeping camp in northern Mali Sunday, killing 10 blue helmets from Chad and wounding 25 others.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attack …

Thousands Worldwide Join Women’s March

Thousands of women gathered in cities in the United States and around the world Saturday for the third annual Women’s March to demand gender equality and call attention to environmental concerns and immigrant rights, among …

Zimbabwe in ‘Total Internet Shutdown’ Amid Violent Crackdown

HARARE Zimbabwe on Friday faced a total internet shutdown, a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the …

Jubilation Among Gbagbo Supporters, but Rights Groups Lament Justice not Served

PARIS In a stunning decision Tuesday, the International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes charges. The ruling amounts to another major setback for ICC prosecutors in the first case against …

Nigeria’s Top Judge to Face Trial on Asset-declaration Charges

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria’s chief justice will face trial Monday for allegedly breaching asset-declaration rules, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) said Saturday, a month before a presidential election in Africa’s most populous country.

Chief Justice …