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Malaysia recalls ambassador to North Korea

Malaysia’s ambassador to North Korea has been recalled from Pyongyang amid rising tensions between the countries over the death in Kuala Lumpur of an estranged scion of North Korea’s ruling family. The Malaysian foreign ministry said in a Monday statement that it had recalled Read on » » »

Adolf Hitler phone sells for $243 000

A telephone owned by Adolf Hitler has sold at auction for $243 000. Andreas Kornfeld of Alexander Historical Auctions said the phone sold on Sunday afternoon to a person who bid by phone. The auction house does not disclose the names of buyers. Bidding Read on » » »

North Korea Leader’s Half-Brother Dies in Malaysia: Report

Image: Kim Jong-Nam Kim Jong-Nam, son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, at Tokyo’s Narita airport, in 2001. Toshifumi Kitamura / AFP – Getty Images The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un died suddenly at an airport in Malaysia’s capital on Read on » » »

UN Special Rapporteur urges Cameroon to restore internet services cut off in rights violation

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression has just issued the following statement condemning the shutdown in Cameroon: UN expert urges Cameroon to restore internet services cut off in rights violation GENEVA (10 February 2017) – A United Nations expert has called on the Read on » » »

Ambazonia Ackwonledged by UN in a case between GORJI-DINKA V. Cameroon

U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/83/D/1134/2002 Communication No. 1134/2002 17 March 2005 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE  83rd Session   14 March – 1 April 2005        FONGUM GORJI-DINKA  v.  CAMEROON        VIEWS     Return Home         CHAIRPERSON: Ms. Christine Chanet (France) VICE-CHAIRPERSONS: Mr. Maurice Glele Ahanhanzo (Benin), Ms. Elisabeth Palm (Sweden), Mr. Hipolito Solari Yrigoyen (Argentina) RAPPORTEUR: Read on » » »

WATCH: Obamas vs Richard Branson in private island kitesurfing battle

Necker Island, British Virgin Islands  — Former President Barack Obama, and his wife, Michelle, have spent some time vacationing with Richard Branson since leaving the White House. The Virgin Group founder put up a blog post with pictures and video of the ex-president kitesurfing Read on » » »

Russian police arrest 9 hacking suspects

Moscow -Russia’s interior ministry says it has arrested nine members of a major hacking group suspected of stealing millions of dollars from Russian bank accounts. Police spokeswoman Irina Volk said in a statement on Wednesday that the nine people were arrested last month in Read on » » »

MY HAIR AND THE CAMEROON ANGLOPHONE PROBLEM – BY IMBOLO MBUE

IMBOLO MBUE In the summer of 2002, I walked into a hair salon in New Jersey and asked a stylist to cut off all my hair. I was done having hair. Enough with the pain of straightening it with a chemical that scalded parts Read on » » »

USA:Judge orders no sex for man convicted of rape

Twin Falls – An US judge has ordered a 19-year-old man not to have sex with anyone before he marries as part of his sentencing for statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl. Judge Randy Stoker sentenced Cody Duane Scott Herrera of Twin Falls to Read on » » »

US-Bernie Sanders on Trump: ‘This guy is a fraud’

Bernie Sanders says he was willing to give President Trump the benefit of the doubt when it came to taking on Wall Street — one issue both populist candidates were in agreement on during the 2016 campaign. But the Vermont senator says Trump hasn’t Read on » » »

EU leaders confront Libya migration and Trump

Valletta – EU leaders sought a plan to curb mass migration from Libya at a special summit in Malta on Friday that was overshadowed by the challenges of Brexit and Donald Trump. The 28 leaders are expected to back steps including helping the Libyan Read on » » »

White House says new Israeli settlements ‘may not be helpful’

Washington – The White House said on Thursday that building new Israeli settlements or expanding existing ones “may not be helpful” in securing Middle East peace. “While we don’t believe the existence of settlements is an impediment to peace, the construction of new settlements Read on » » »

Breaking News: Shooting at the Louvre in Paris

Cape Town – Reports have emerged that a French soldier at the Louvre in Paris has opened fire on a suspected attacker. According to the BBC the soldier, who was on guard fired on a man who tried to enter the museum carrying a Read on » » »

Urgent Request for UN Peacekeeping force in the former British Southern Cameroons

Antonio Guterres -UN Secretary General Part I: Background to the Crisis 1. Permit me to congratulate you on behalf of the people of the former British Southern Cameroons for your recent election to the post of Secretary General of the United Nations. I have Read on » » »

Trump to Mexico: Take care of ‘bad hombres’ or US might

Washington — President Donald Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send US troops to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military does more to control them, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained Read on » » »

Civilians likely killed in US raid in Yemen – Pentagon

Washington – Civilians were “likely” killed in a US commando raid in Yemen over the weekend and children may have been among the dead, the US military’s Central Command said on Wednesday. The January 29 raid against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has Read on » » »

France’s under-fire Fillon fights new fake jobs claims

Paris – Conservative candidate Francois Fillon was on Wednesday fighting fresh claims he gave his family highly-paid fake jobs, a scandal threatening to derail his bid to become French president later this year. The Canard Enchaine newspaper alleged in its new edition that Fillon Read on » » »

Former UN chief Ban won’t run for South Korea presidency

Ban Ki-moon Seoul – Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that he won’t run for South Korea’s presidency, a surprise announcement that removes a key figure in the scramble to replace impeached President Park Geun-hye and further stirs the country’s already tumultuous Read on » » »

Miss Cameroon 2016; Julie Nguimfack, dethroned and replaced!

Julie Nguimfack; Miss Cameroon 2016 During the finals of the Miss Cameroon 2016 competition in July last year; Julie Nguimfack Cheugueu, won as Miss Cameroon 2016. Later that same year, 2016, she made headlines because she was refused a visa by the US embassy Read on » » »

Dozens killed in first US raid in Yemen under Trump

Aden – A US raid in Yemen killed 41 suspected al-Qaeda militants and 16 civilians on Sunday, an official said, in what would be America’s first military action in the country under President Donald Trump. Eight women and eight children were among those killed Read on » » »