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Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

 

SOMALIA: Amnesty International accuses US forces of possible war crimes

Somalia: Amnesty International accuses US forces of possible war crimes By DW The investigation claims at least 14 civilians were killed as a result of airstrikes targeting al-Shabab insurgents. US-led airstrikes in Somalia have tripled under the Trump administration and look set to increase. The investigation claims at least 14 civilians were killed as a result of airstrikes targeting al-Shabab insurgents. US-led airstrikes in Somalia have tripled under the Trump administration and look set to increase. A damning new report by Amnesty International accuses US military forces of killing atRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for March 20, 2019 1896 Cedar Keys hurricane

The Wikipedia article of the day for March 20, 2019 is 1896 Cedar Keys hurricane. The 1896 Cedar Keys hurricane was a powerful tropical cyclone that devastated much of the East Coast of the United States, starting with Florida’s Cedar Keys, near the end of September. The storm’s rapid movement allowed it to maintain much of its intensity after landfall, becoming one of the costliest United States hurricanes at the time. The fourth tropical cyclone of the 1896 Atlantic hurricane season, it washed out the railroad connecting the Cedar KeysRead More


AFP has uploaded a new video on YouTube Brexit: les importateurs alimentaires dans l’inquiétude

Brexit: les importateurs alimentaires dans l’inquiétude Les importateurs et exportateurs d’aliments britanniques à l’IFE, le plus grand salon de l’alimentation et des boissons au Royaume-Uni, expriment leurs inquiétudes au sujet du Brexit. View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: March 19, 2019 at 08:58PM


UGANDA: Two arrested for trafficking girls for sex trade

Two arrested for trafficking girls for sex trade By URN, THE OBSERVER Police spokesperson Fred Enanga Police are holding two people suspected of trafficking Ugandan girls to Oman for sex slavery and exploitation. Emmanuel Ssekayinga and Jane Namusoke were arrested after the repatriation of one of the victims from Oman last month. The victim identified as Noreen Mbabazi was repatriated through efforts by the anti-human trafficking department, police and the ministry of Foreign Affairs, after a video of her being sexually assaulted went viral on social media. Mbabazi was reportedlyRead More


AFP has uploaded a new video on YouTube Attentat de Christchurch: premières funérailles d’une victime

Attentat de Christchurch: premières funérailles d’une victime Les premières funérailles d’une victime de l’attentat de Christchurch ont lieu, satisfaisant ainsi une demande pressante des familles. La coutume musulmane veut que les morts soient enterrés le plus rapidement possible, généralement dans les 24 heurs suivant le décès, mais les funérailles ont été repoussées en raison du lent processus d’identification et des investigations médico-légales. IMAGES View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: March 19, 2019 at 08:38PM


NYC official: Kushner firm flouted rules, endangered tenants

FILE – This Aug. 31, 2018 file photo shows Kushner family real estate firm-owned buildings 333, center, and 335 East 9th Street in the East Village neighborhood of New York. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a New York City councilman accused the company of putting tenants in danger by allowing several of its building to avoid safety inspections. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) FILE – This Aug. 31, 2018 file photo shows Kushner family real estate firm-owned buildings 333, center, and 335 East 9th Street in the East Village neighborhood ofRead More


NYC official: Kushner firm flouted rules, endangered tenants

FILE – This Aug. 31, 2018 file photo shows Kushner family real estate firm-owned buildings 333, center, and 335 East 9th Street in the East Village neighborhood of New York. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a New York City councilman accused the company of putting tenants in danger by allowing several of its building to avoid safety inspections. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) FILE – This Aug. 31, 2018 file photo shows Kushner family real estate firm-owned buildings 333, center, and 335 East 9th Street in the East Village neighborhood ofRead More


NYC official: Kushner firm flouted rules, endangered tenants

FILE – This Aug. 31, 2018 file photo shows Kushner family real estate firm-owned buildings 333, center, and 335 East 9th Street in the East Village neighborhood of New York. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a New York City councilman accused the company of putting tenants in danger by allowing several of its building to avoid safety inspections. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) FILE – This Aug. 31, 2018 file photo shows Kushner family real estate firm-owned buildings 333, center, and 335 East 9th Street in the East Village neighborhood ofRead More


AFP has uploaded a new video on YouTube Bassora reçoit 2.000 nouvelles antiquités

Bassora reçoit 2.000 nouvelles antiquités Plus de 2.000 pièces archéologiques, dont une centaine retrouvées à l’étranger après des pillages, sont dévoilées dans le musée de Bassora, ville pétrolière à la pointe sud de l’Irak. View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: March 19, 2019 at 08:23PM


First drug specifically for postpartum depression is approved

(iStock) First drug specifically for postpartum depression is approved The new medication must be taken intravenously over 60 hours. B THE WASHINGTON POST The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first drug specifically for postpartum depression — a debilitating condition that affects hundreds of thousands of women a year in the United States. The disorder, which begins during pregnancy or within a month of childbirth, is characterized by feelings of worthlessness or guilt, or thoughts of suicide and is far more severe than the common “baby blues.” TheRead More