Africa

I Never Knew Being Lazy Could Do This To My Brain! This Changes Everything

I Never Knew Being Lazy Could Do This To My Brain! This Changes Everything We are constantly being told that physical inactivity, and not making the most of every waking minute in life is the worst thing we can do, … read more

Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for “supporting terrorism”, state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday. Reuters tried to access five websites named by local Egyptian … read more

Messi’s Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

Messi’s Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand _ BBC Messi and his father Jorge were convicted of tax fraud in 2016 A 21-month jail term handed down last year to Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has been … read more

Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations

The Chinese government killed or imprisoned 18 to 20 C.I.A sources from 2010 through 2012. The New York Times By MARK MAZZETTI, ADAM GOLDMAN, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MATT APUZZO WASHINGTON — The Chinese government systematically dismantled C.I.A. spying operations … read more

18 Brands Of Lipstick Are Full Of Cancer-Causing Heavy Metals

18 Brands Of Lipstick Are Full Of Cancer-Causing Heavy Metals Companies that produce makeup and other personal care products profit billions of dollars from their sales annually. As new products arise every single day, they hit the shelves before the … read more

Syria war: ‘Israeli strike’ hits military site near Damascus airport

Syria war: ‘Israeli strike’ hits military site near Damascus airport – BBC A photo taken from a rebel-held town showed what appeared to be a blaze at Damascus airport PHoto AFP An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion … read more

North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system ‘within days’

North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system ‘within days’ — BBC North Korea has been releasing photos of mass live-fire exercises AFP Photo The US says it plans to activate a missile defence system in South Korea … read more

France Finally Grants Citizenship to African Veterans Who Fought in WWII

France Finally Grants Citizenship to African Veterans Who Fought in WWII President Francois Hollande said France owed the veterans “a debt of blood”. Photo Credit: Quartz The French government has officially granted citizenship to 28 military veterans of African descent … read more