Friday, March 22, 2019

Ethiopian airliner with 157 people crashes on way to Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet has crashed on a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi in Kenya. The flight is believed to have had 149 passengers and eight crew members on board, the...

Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths

The Tunisian Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital, Tunis. Tunisia's health ministry said evidence suggested they had all died from septic shock between...
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Paul Manafort: Ex-Trump campaign chief jailed for fraud

US President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud. He was convicted last year of hiding millions of dollars of income earned...

Huawei sues US government over product ban

Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US government over a ban that restricts federal agencies from using its products. It said the US failed to provide evidence to support the ban, and the firm...
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North Korea rebuilding Sohae rocket launch site, say observers

New satellite images of North Korea suggest it is restoring a rocket launch site it had pledged to dismantle, say analysts. The images were taken two days after talks between the leaders of the US...

Goldman Sachs relaxes dress code for all employees

Goldman Sachs is relaxing its dress code, as the Wall Street giant moves toward a more casual workplace. The investment bank announced the "firm wide flexible dress code" in an internal memo, urging employees to...

UK patient ‘free’ of HIV after stem cell treatment

A UK patient's HIV has become "undetectable" following a stem cell transplant - in only the second case of its kind, doctors report in Nature. The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has...

Gang-rapists to face firing squad

Five young men have been sentenced to death by firing squad for the gang-rape of an unnamed woman in Galkayo, the main city in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland. Their trial, in a civilian court,...

Tornadoes kill at least 23 in Lee County, Alabama

At least 23 people have been killed as tornadoes struck Lee County in eastern Alabama, authorities say. County Sheriff Jay Jones said there had been "catastrophic" damage and there were fears more bodies would be...

Bin Laden: US offers reward for Osama’s son Hamza

The United States is offering a reward of up to $1m (£750,000) for information about one of the sons of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Hamza Bin Laden is emerging as a leader...

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