‘WHO’S THE DICTATOR?’ ASKS IRAN’S RAISI AS PROTESTS CONTINUE

Wed 07 December 2022: Top officials this week visited universities, which have seen many rounds of protests since September. Tehran, Iran – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has once again denounced the United States amid his country’s continuing anti-government protests. The president visited Tehran University on Wednesday morning, where he delivered a speech to mark Students’ Day, […]

PAKISTAN POLL PANEL STARTS PROCESS TO REMOVE KHAN AS PARTY CHIEF

Wed 07 December 2022: Case relates to allegations that Khan bought gifts given by foreign dignitaries from the state depository but did not disclose them before the poll panel. Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s election commission has initiated a process to remove former Prime Minister Imran Khan as the chairman of his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party over […]

WHAT SOUTH AFRICANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PIT BULL ISSUE

Wed 07 December 2022: The recent trail of vicious pit bull attacks that have cost life and limb is a matter of concern to everyone. In recent months, media outlets have reported on deadly cases of attacks around the country almost on an ongoing basis. “Pit bull terriers, commonly referred to as pit bulls, actually […]

PERUVIAN PRESIDENT PEDRO CASTILLO ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO DISSOLVE CONGRESS

Wed 07 December 2022: After declaring the temporary dissolution of Congress on Wednesday, Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was taken into custody. Castillo said in a televised speech that he would demand congressional elections to approve a new Constitution. The announcement was made hours before was to face an impeachment trial in Congress. After his speech, […]

GLOBAL ARMS SALES RISE FOR 7TH YEAR DESPITE SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES

Mon 25  December 2022:   Annual report on weapons trade shows sales up 1.9 percent, with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine adding to supply chain problems. Sales of arms and military services by the world’s 100 biggest defence companies rose 1.9 percent to $592BN in 2021 despite supply chain issues that held up shipments of critical components, […]

MOSQUITOES BITE SOME OF US MORE THAN OTHERS, HERE’S WHY

Wed 07 December 2022: Mosquitoes are known for hunting down their preferred ‘human snacks’ through CO2 exhalations, body heat, and odour. But, some of us often complain of getting more than our fair share of bites. There are numerous theories on why mosquitoes may prefer some humans over others — blood type, blood sugar level, […]

PODCAST: QATAR’S SECURITY PLANS FOR THE WORLD CUP

Fri 18 November 2022:   The clock is ticking for the world’s biggest football tournament all set to begin in Qatar this week. One of the smallest countries to host a World Cup, Qatar is expected to welcome approximately 1.2 million fans for one of the world’s most-watched sporting events. From security threats to cyberattacks, to […]

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