Monday, March 4, 2024

World

Church of England told to invest billion pounds over slavery

An advisory group has urged the Chuch of England to raise its fund for redressing slavery to ten times of its current worth. The church set up the fund...

Gaza: Famine looms due to aid restrictions

International aid organizations say half a million people in Gaza are facing starvation and hunger, particularly in the territory's north. Read More World | Deutsche Welle

Record low turnout in Iran polls as hardliners win

Most reformists were barred from the elections, which saw a turnout of only 41% after boycott calls. Read More BBC News

More drought across sub-Saharan Africa threatening millions of lives

Withering maize fields for miles — this is what scores of smallholding subsistence farmers are facing in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Government subsidies...

Man charged over death of grandmother in e-scooter crash

A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a grandmother who was fatally injured following a collision with an e-scooter...

Why is Vietnam suppressing social media influencers?

Vietnam authorities arrested a popular YouTube blogger last week. But why is the Vietnamese government cracking down on independent voices? Read More World | Deutsche Welle

Chess: FIDE raises alarm on visas for Toronto Candidates

Several players have yet to receive a Canadian visa just weeks ahead of the elite tournament in Toronto. Chess' governing body says it's "totally...

South African navy joins search for missing girl, 6

The young girl went missing from her home in an informal settlement near Cape Town two weeks ago. Read More BBC News

‘Work to do’ on female candidates, says Liberal Party MP

Liberal MP Keith Wolohan says the party must "lift its game" on female representation, as another woman loses a preselection contest. Read More Just In

Does India influence Bangladesh politics?

A group of Bangladeshi influencers have launched an "India out" campaign accusing India of interfering in its neighbor's politics. Read More World | Deutsche Welle

32 scramblers seized in north Dublin crackdown

Scrambler bikes are being used by organised crime groups for drug dealing in north Dublin, gardaí in Ballymun have said.  News Headlines Read More