Friday, September 21, 2018
Uganda drops weapons charges against jailed pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu faced charges following an incident in which the presidential motorcade was pelted with stones. Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better known as Bobi Wine (AP) Ugandan military prosecutors have withdrawn weapons charges against a jailed...
Man arrested after posting 'distressing' photos of fatal car crash on social media Lizzy Keenan, 30, who was killed in a crash in Chellaston, Derbyshire Photo: Derbyshire Police/PA Wire A man has been arrested after pictures of a fatal crash were posted...
Rights groups warn Saudi female activist may face beheading Israa al-Ghomgham and four others face execution over the 2011 Arab Spring protests. The Grand Mosque (AP) Human rights groups have warned that a female Shia activist detained in Saudi Arabia since December...
Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river The low water levels have exposed stones on the river bed of the Elbe whose appearances in history used to warn people that hard times were coming. People visit one of the so-called...
People have got this woman’s name wrong all her life – but there’s a twist Summer Heacock says people getting her name wrong has been a ‘bizarre, long-running cosmic joke’. (Summer Heacock) We’ve all been called by the wrong name at some...
US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad served as US ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations under president George W Bush (AP) The US has rejected an invitation to join Russia-led talks on Afghanistan because they...
South Africa government criticises Trump over ‘farmer killings’ tweet The government said the US president’s tweet was based on ‘false information’. Donald Trump (Niall Carson/PA) The South African government has hit out at US President Donald Trump after he tweeted that his...
South Korea and Japan brace for effects of two typhoons A woman walks past an electronic board that shows cancelled domestic flights due to Typhoon Soulik at Gimpo airport in Seoul, South Korea REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Strong winds and heavy rain have heralded...
Intern in blue dress sprints to deliver breaking news – and goes viral NBC News intern Cassie Semyon made a mad dash from a Virginia courthouse to deliver the news of Paul Manafort’s conviction. Cassie Semyon runs from the courthouse with...
Ugandan pop star-turned-politician faces treason charges Security forces have violently put down street protests demanding Kyagulanyi Ssentamu’s release. Kyagulanyi Ssentamu arrives at a magistrates’ court in Gulu, northern Uganda (AP) A Ugandan pop star-turned-politician who opposes the longtime president has been charged...

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