Saturday, October 19, 2019
Home World Page 331

World

Kenya: No sex on eve of elections?

AfricaNews.com:-Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has called on his supporters not to have sex on the eve of the elections on August 8. The National Super Alliance party candidate...

Saudi Arabia investigates video of woman in miniskirt

BBC:-The authorities in Saudi Arabia are investigating a young woman who posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in public. The woman, a model called "Khulood", shared...
R. Kelly In Concert - Brooklyn, New York

Singer R Kelly denies holding women captive in ‘cult’

Sky News:-R&B singer R Kelly has "unequivocally" denied a report which claims he is holding a group of young women in a "cult" atmosphere. The star, best known for the...

Russia: Jehovah’s Witnesses lose appeal

RadioFreeEurope:-Russia's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Jehovah's Witnesses of an earlier ruling that classified the denomination as extremist, effectively banning it entirely from the country. The Russian...

Five Congo rangers killed in joint army operation to rescue U.S. journalist

(Reuters) - Five park rangers were killed in a joint operation with the army to rescue an American journalist and three park rangers, who went missing in a wildlife...

Europe-wide police operation busts horsemeat racket

(BBC) - A Spanish-led police operation has cracked a racket in horsemeat unfit for human consumption, the EU's police agency Europol says. Police in Spain made 65 arrests for crimes...

Macron outshines Merkel as EU’s top diplomat

(AFP) - Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe's spotlight. Striking...

Venezuelans cast ballots in opposition vote

(AFP) - Venezuela's opposition kicked off a symbolic vote on Sunday seen likely to reject plans by President Nicolas Maduro to rewrite the constitution, upping pressure on the beleaguered leader...

Macron seeks new Mideast peace talks at Netanyahu meeting

(AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron appealed Sunday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks to create two independent states. Macron warned, however, that continued Jewish...

UN: Production of coca leaf surges in Colombia

(AP) — A new United Nations report shows that coca production in Colombia has surged to levels not seen in two decades, complicating the South American country’s efforts to...