UN expert slams Belarus’s ‘purge’ of dissent

Belarus’s dramatic forced landing of a passenger plane to arrest a regime critic is part of an effort to “purge” the country of all dissent, a top UN expert warned Monday. elarus is facing “a form of purification that recalls the practices of totalitarian regimes,” warned Anais Marin, the UN special rapporteur on the rights …

17 Dead, 40 Others Rescued In Military Aircraft Crash

A Philippine military aircraft carrying troops have crashed after missing the runway in the country’s south. At least 17 people were killed and 40 injured after the crash, The PUNCH reports. Ninety-two people, most of them army personnel, were on board the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft when the accident happened as it tried to land on Jolo …

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Post-Brexit: Boris Rejects Proposed EU’s Trade Deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier have started the post-Brexit trade deal on a negative note. Both the European Union and Britain agreed on a divorce agreement after many years together. However, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson disagreed on the post-brexit trade earlier today and insisted he need not sign up to the bloc’s rules …

Australia Fire: Death Toll Reaches 24

Forest fires of unprecedented scale and violence devastating entire regions of Australia have claimed the lives of 24 people and “considerable damage”, authorities said Sunday after another bleak day by catastrophic weather conditions. Hundreds of properties were destroyed and a man died trying to save a friend’s house, while the country experienced one of the …

Zimbabwe’s Anti-Corruption Agency Arrest Wife of VP Chiwenga Over Money Laundering

Zimbabwean Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga’s estranged wife has been arrested by Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption commission The 38-year-old Marry Mubaiwa was facing charges of forging the couple’s marriage certificate, money laundering and externalizing over $1 million. The commission also revealed that Mrs. Mubaiwa allegedly moved more than one million dollars out of the country and laundered nearly 920,000 dollars. …

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White House Speaks On Trump’s Probability To Attend Impeachment Inquiry.

President Donald Trump and his lawyers have declined the invitation to participate in congressional impeachment hearing this week. The White House said it will not participate in the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment inquiry thereby leaving an open possibility that it may take part in future proceedings. In a letter to committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., White House …

US House Ready To Step Up Trump Impeachment Probe

The U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary has promised to vote to intensify their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump over some scandalous act. The new scandal surrounding the White House emerged related to Trump’s business and his lawyer’s involvement in Ukraine. Jerry Nadler, the Chairman of the Committee who moved to formalize  the investigation said that “the committee’s investigation …

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