Archive | March 31, 2017

Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon formally requests referendum

Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon formally requests referendum LONDON (AP) — Scotland’s first minister formally requested a second referendum on independence on Friday, declaring that Scots have the right to exercise their right of self-determination. Nicola Sturgeon sent U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May a letter formally requesting the transfer of powers to allow a second vote. Sturgeon […]

Kuwaiti woman arrested for filming Ethiopian employee hanging out of window

Kuwaiti woman arrested for filming Ethiopian employee hanging out of window #HumanRights (Middle East Eye) — The maid screams for help before falling from seventh-floor window as the employer stands recording it on her phone A maid in Kuwait is seen hanging outside a window pleading for help as her employer records the whole ordeal, in a video […]

US Ambassador: UN Aiding ‘Corrupt’ Government in Congo

US Ambassador: UN Aiding ‘Corrupt’ Government in Congo (VOA News) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday accused the world body of aiding a “corrupt” government in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Haley, speaking at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York, said the U.N. peacekeeping mission is “mandated to […]

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