Sunday, February 28, 2021

World

February 26, 2021

U.S. slams “Khashoggi Ban” on 76 Saudi citizens

“The United States will continue to shine a light on any government that targets individuals,” Mr. Blinken said.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken
February 26, 2021

UN chief calls for immediate release of abducted schoolgirls, says attacks heinous

The Buhari administration continues to receive flaks for growing insecurity across the country.

António Guterres
February 26, 2021
KHASSOGGI, CROWN PRINCE
February 26, 2021

Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russia after engine failure

The airplane returned safely to Denver, and none of the 229 passengers or 10 crewmembers were injured.

Boeing 777
February 26, 2021

Retired teacher bequeaths $30m to hospitals, charities

Marisa Cavana’s estate was worth some €40 million. It was not clear where her wealth came from.

Galliera hospital
February 26, 2021

WFP cuts food ration to refugees in Uganda

“WFP cannot rule out deeper refugee ration cuts in the coming months.”

Yoweri Museveni
February 26, 2021

Japan to open fire on foreign vessels on territorial waters

Meanwhile, U.S. warships carried out freedom of navigation operations.

Yoshihide Suga
February 26, 2021

COVID-19: Sexual assaults during hotel quarantine worry Canada

A woman identified as “Sarah” was assaulted in her state-designated hotel room.

Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau
February 26, 2021

Protests: Sri Lanka lifts burial of COVID-19 victims ban

Muslim groups on Tuesday held a protest outside the president’s office.

Sri Lanka President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa
February 26, 2021

Eritrean army massacred civilians in Ethiopia Tigray conflict: Report

“A massacre that may amount to a crime against humanity.’’

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki