Cult recruits, teaches children how to have sex

Cult recruits, teaches children how to have sex

A woman who escaped from an infamous sex cult as a teenager has made some audacious revelations about the sect to help encourage other victims to come forward. Dawn Watson, from the United States, grew up in the notorious and international sect, The Children of God. During her time in the cult, she was taught […]

Brother kills sister for voting in Pakistan

[paypal_donation_button] An angry brother shot his elder sister dead because she voted in Pakistani local elections after he had forbidden her to do so, police said Wednesday.  The murder occurred in the town of Taxila 25 kilometres (15 miles) west of Islamabad on Tuesday, according to officials. Danish Ali, 20, was furious because his sister […]

Al Jazeera Journalists speak out against flotilla ordeal at hands of Israel

Two Al Jazeera journalists have spoken out after Israeli navy forces assaulted and abducted them while covering the ‘Freedom Flotilla III’ heading to Gaza. Mohamed El Bakkali, Al Jazeera’s reporter accompanying the flotilla, said that the attack on the ship occurred in international waters, which is an act of piracy and a violation of international law. El Bakkali said, “We were […]

Alleged spying: WikiLeaks calls for legal action against US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told French television Wednesday that the time had come for legal action over US snooping after leaked documents revealing Washington had spied on three French presidents sparked fresh outrage. Speaking on TF1, the anti-secrecy campaigner urged France to go further than Germany: by launching a “parliamentary inquiry” into the foreign surveillance […]

South Africa bans Sudan president from leaving over arrest warrant

A South African court on Sunday issued a temporary ban on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leaving the country after the International Criminal Court called for him to be arrested at a summit in Johannesburg. Bashir, who is wanted over alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in the Darfur conflict, mostly travels to countries […]

Kofi Annan supports Chancellor Merkel and G7 leaders’ statement on cutting fossil fuels and promoting renewable investments in Africa

Kofi Annan supports Chancellor Merkel and G7 leaders’ statement on cutting fossil fuels and promoting renewable investments in Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 9 – The Africa Progress Panel welcomes the commitment made by the G7 to make deep cuts in emissions and to phase out of fossil fuels by the end of the century. In this year’s Africa Progress Report, “Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities”, the Panel calls on the […]

John Kerry Breaks Leg While Riding Bicycle

John Kerry Breaks Leg While Riding Bicycle

The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, was on Sunday in Geneva flown to a hospital with a broken leg following a bicycle accident in the French Alps. The spokesperson at the U.S. mission in Geneva disclosed that the secretary had broken his leg. Kerry’s Spokesperson, John Kirby, also confirmed that 71-year-old Mr. Kerry was […]

#freeajstaff campaign scoops major PR award

#freeajstaff campaign scoops major PR award

The campaign to secure the release of Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Abdullah Elshamy has won a major PR Award. The SABRE Awards EMEA, organized by leading PR publication The Holmes Report, gave the #FreeAJStaff campaign a Gold Award for issues management at their annual ceremony in London. There were 2,000 entries in […]

Egypt sentences Ex-President Mohamed Morsi to death

An Egypt court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to death for a mass prison break in 2011. The court ruled on Saturday that the sentencing of Morsi and 105 others will be referred to the Grand Mufti, the highest religious authority in Egypt, for confirmation. Many of those sentenced were tried in absentia, including […]

Boston bomber, Tsarnaev sentenced to death

Boston bomber, Tsarnaev sentenced to death

A  US jury has decided Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should die for his role in the Boston marathon bombing in April 2013. The sentence on Friday came after 14 hours of deliberations on whether Tsarnaev, who was a teenager when he carried out the attacks with his elder brother Tamerlan, should be imprisoned for the rest of his […]

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