Afghanistan airline denies plane crash in Ghazni province | News

Afghanistan’s state-owned Ariana Airlines has denied reports by Afghan officials that one of its planes had crashed in the eastern Ghazni province.  “There has been an airline crash but it does not belong to Ariana because the two flights managed by Ariana today from Herat to Kabul and Herat to Delhi are safe,” the airline’s acting […]

Alicia Keys pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant as she kicks off Grammy Awards hosting gig

 Best Traditional Blues Album: Kingfish — Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Tall, Dark & Handsome — Delbert McClinton & Self-made Men – WINNER Sitting On Top Of The Blues — Bobby Rush Baby, Please Come Home — Jimmie Vaughan Spectacular Class — Jontavious Willis   Best Contemporary Blues Album: This Land — Gary Clark Jr. – WINNER […]

Dutch Prime Minister apologizes for country’s role in Holocaust

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday he was sorry for his country’s role during the Holocaust and the lack of action against the persecution of Jews, becoming the first Dutch premier to make such an official apology. “With the last remaining survivors among us, I apologize on behalf of the […]

Experts downplay coronavirus fears despite Canada’s first ‘presumptive positive’ case

TORONTO — In the wake of the announcement that Canada has confirmed its first “presumptive positive” case of coronavirus, health officials and experts are downplaying the severity of the virus, suggesting most cases could be mild. Officials revealed Saturday that a man in his 50s started experiencing symptoms of the virus after returning to Toronto […]

Twitter Users Blast Off On Donald Trump With Taunting Space Force Trend

The newly created U.S. Space Force again became a hot topic on Twitter Friday after President Donald Trump unveiled its new seal. But, as many tweeters debated its resemblance to the “Starfleet” badge in “Star Trek,” others were already imagining the outlandish reasons for why they’d been booted from the military branch. Trump was particularly pummeled via the #IGotKickedOutOfSpaceForce […]

Yankees’ Core Four weighs in on Derek Jeter’s Hall of Fame election

Derek Jeter’s fellow Core Four members sent their congratulations to baseball’s newest Hall of Famer in statements on the Yankees Twitter account on Tuesday. Jeter entered the National Baseball Hall of Fame, falling one vote short of a unanimous selection by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He received 396 of 397 votes. Mariano Rivera, […]

What has changed for Venezuela, if Guaido brought none?

That’s the question dogging Juan Guaido as he embarks on another global tour, an uncomfortable mirror of the near-triumphant voyage he took last February in the weeks after declaring himself the rightful interim president of Venezuela. Back then, he escaped a travel ban and slipped into Colombia to attend a rock concert hosted by British […]

Why the Coronavirus Should Worry Us All — Global Issues

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of MERS virus particles (yellow) both budding and attached to the surface of infected VERO E6 cells (blue). Credit: NIAID Opinion by Ifeanyi Nsofor (abuja) Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Inter Press Service ABUJA, Jan 21 (IPS) – Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor is a medical doctor, the CEO of EpiAFRIC, Director of Policy […]

A European battle for truth and justice – VoxEurop (English)

Four years after the death of the young Italian researcher, EuropaNow! asks European cities to demand that the Egyptian government explain the circumstances around his brutal murder. Four years have passed since the young researcher Giulio Regeni was abducted in Cairo, before being tortured and murdered, his body left in a ditch along a highway. […]