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19th April, 2024
OVERTURNED: A Maldives high court, former president Abdulla Yameen's 11-year jail term on Thursday and asked a lower court to restart criminal proceedings against him.
COMPLETED: The selection of 12 jurors in Donald Trump's historic criminal trial in New York on Thursday.
WON: Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem, the prestigious 2024 World Press Photo of the Year award on Thursday for his image of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her five-year-old niece in the Gaza Strip.
18th April, 2024
VOTING: The US House of Representatives, on aid for Ukraine, Israel and the Indo-Pacific as soon as Saturday, Republican Speaker Mike Johnson said on Wednesday, paving the way for its possible passage despite fierce objections from the right wing of his conference.
REJECTED: Britain's House of Lords, for a fourth time a piece of legislation needed to enable Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda, in a vote that will delay, but not block, one of Sunak's flagship policies.
RULED: The European Court of Justice, that the name of late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar cannot be registered as an EU trade mark; it comes after his brother Roberto de Jesús Escobar Gaviria tried to lay a claim.
17th April, 2024
SELECTED: The first seven jurors to serve on Donald Trump's hush-money criminal trial, as the selection process continues to choose a panel of 12 members and six alternates who can be fair to the former US President.
ORDERED: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, the closure of his government's embassy and two consulates in Ecuador in protest of Ecuador's detention of former Vice President Jorge Glas, the Venezuelan information ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
PROVIDED: The United States, assurances requested by the High Court in London which could finally pave the way for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be extradited from Britain.
16th April, 2024
OPENED: The FBI, a criminal probe into the collapse of a Baltimore bridge in March when a ship crashed into a bridge support, while local officials confirmed the recovery of a fourth body from the incident.
FOUND: Justice Michael Lee of Australia's Federal Court, that "on the balance of probabilities" a former government adviser, Bruce Lehrmann, raped his colleague Brittany Higgins in a Parliament House office; the finding came as the justice dismissed a defamation suit in a case that has gripped the nation.
INSISTING: Cuba, that the US ease sanctions and end special treatment of Cubans illegally entering its territory as high level migration talks are slated to begin Tuesday in Washington DC.
15th April, 2024
WELCOMED: The International Atomic Energy Agency, a cold shutdown of all six reactor units at the Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine with IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi saying it "enhances the overall safety of the facility".
RESCUED: In Turkey, 174 passengers from a cable car in the southern Turkish province of Antalya after it collided with a broken pole on Friday; one person died and 10 others were injured in the incident.
VISITING: China, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, for three days with talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing planned for Tuesday.
12th April, 2024
DIED: OJ Simpson, the American football star and actor who was acquitted in a sensational 1995 trial of murdering his former wife but was found responsible for her death in a civil lawsuit and was later imprisoned for armed robbery and kidnapping, at the age of 76.
FILED: Mexico, a case against Ecuador at International Court of Justice, saying the armed raid on the Mexican embassy in Quito last week violated a UN treaty on diplomatic relations.
FOUND: By Italian rescuers, the body of two more workers who had been missing following an underground explosion at a hydroelectric plant near Bologna, the fire brigade said on Thursday, bringing the death toll from the accident to at least five.
11th April, 2024
KILLED: At least 13 religious pilgrims, with a further 30 injured when the truck they were riding in overturned on Wednesday in Hub City in south-western Pakistan, police said.
CONSIDERING: Australia, recognition of a Palestinian state, according to Foreign Minister Penny Wong; the move would mark a shift in policy as the international community looks for a two-state solution to end the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
ATTEMPTING: Russia, for the third time, to proceed with a test launch of its Angara-A5 space rocket after technical glitches prompted officials to abort missions at the very last minute for two days in a row.
10th April, 2024
KILLED: At least three people while four are missing after a fire and explosion underground at a hydroelectric power plant in in Bargi, close to Bologna in northern Italy, on Tuesday.
ANNOUNCED: By Colombia's Attorney General's office, that prosecutors will take ex-President Alvaro Uribe to trial in a witness tampering and fraud case.
DIED: Physicist Peter Higgs, whose theory of an undetected particle in the universe changed science and was vindicated by a Nobel prize-winning discovery half a century later, at the age of 94.
9th March, 2024
PARDONED: In Bahrain, 1,584 prisoners who were released on Monday, including some serving life sentences and others convicted on charges related to protests that occurred in 2011.
WON: The popular vote in Poland's local government elections, the Nationalist opposition party Law and Justice (PiS)  final results showed on Monday.
FILED: US Special Counsel Jack Smith, a US Supreme Court brief on Monday urging the justices to reject former President Donald Trump's bid for immunity from prosecution on the principle that "no person is above the law".
8th April, 2024
RESCUED: The Tunisian coastguard, 1,867 migrants as well as retrieving the bodies of 13 migrants in a number of separate incidents in the Mediterranean, the national guard said on Sunday.
RESIGNED: Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir so she can for president, a ceremonial post that is mostly above the daily political fray.
APPOINTED: Former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as his special envoy for Myanmar; the move comes as the country faces renewed violence.
5th April, 2024
CHARGED: By South African prosecutors on Thursday, former National Assembly speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula with corruption and money laundering, a day after she resigned following an inquiry into alleged graft during her time as defence minister.
EXPELLED: Somalia, Ethiopia's ambassador while also closing two Ethiopian consulates and recalling its own ambassador to Addis Ababa amid a dispute over Ethiopia's plan to build a naval base in the breakaway region of Somaliland.
DETAINED: In Russia, three more people suspected of involvement in last month's mass shooting at a concert hall near Moscow, the FSB security service was quoted as saying on Thursday.
4th April, 2024
RAGING: Rare storms with typhoon-like winds in China's southern Jiangxi province, killing at least seven people since the weekend, three of them blown out of their high-rise apartments in their sleep.
RESIGNED: 
South Africa's National Assembly speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Wednesday that she was resigning from her position amid an investigation into alleged corruption during her tenure as defence minister.
ANNOUNCED: By Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, that business and community leader Sam Mostyn will be appointed the country's 28th governor-general.
3rd April, 2024
KILLED: Six primary-school students with 14 others were injured when a refrigerator truck veered into a group of children in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Tuesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
CRASHED: A car carrying suspected migrants when it swerved off a mountain road into a ravine in southern Albania, killing eight people, police said.
CLAIMED: North Korea, that it successfully test-fired a new mid- to long-range solid-fuel, hypersonic missile, state media KCNA said on Wednesday.
2nd April, 2024
KILLED: Three people and another injured in an avalanche that rumbled down a mountainside on Monday afternoon at Riffelberg by the Swiss Alpine ski resort of Zermatt, police said.
APPOINTED: Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi, the country's first ever female prime minister, naming planning minister Judith Suminwa to the role.
GRANTED: A Pakistani court on Monday, former Prime Minister Imran Khan an appeal of his conviction for graft and suspended his 14-year jail sentence, his lawyer said, a relief for his embattled party which had won most seats in February's national polls.
28th March, 2024
CLAIMED: The lives of at least four people, wildfires in Mexico State, Mexico, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters on Wednesday.
SENTENCED: By a Tunisian court, four people to death and two to life in prison on charges of participating in the murder of prominent political leader Chokri Belaid 11 years ago, which sparked mass protests against the then ruling Islamists.
DIED: Former US Senator and Democratic Party vice presidential nominee, Joe Lieberman, in New York City at the age of 82.
27th March, 2024
PROTESTING: Thousands of people in Budapest near parliament on Tuesday demanding the chief prosecutor and Prime Minister Viktor Orban resign after a former government insider accused a senior aide to Orban of trying interfere in a graft case.
EXTENDED: By a Russian court, the pre-trial detention of Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal reporter arrested almost a year ago on suspicion of espionage while on a reporting trip in the city of Yekaterinburg, by three months.
WON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a temporary reprieve from extradition to US, after London's High Court said the United States must provide assurances he would not face the death penalty.
26th March, 2024
ACCUSED: China, by US and British officials, of conducting a cyber-espionage campaign that affected millions of people; China denies the claims.
WON: Donald Trump, a bid to pause his $US454 million civil fraud judgment if he posts a smaller $US175 million bond within 10 days, a move which would prevent officials from seizing his assets.
STEPPING DOWN:  United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths, who recently pushed for more humanitarian access to Gaza, at the end of June for health reasons, a UN spokesperson said on Monday.
25th March, 2024
RAISED: France, its terror alert warning to its highest level following the shootings on Moscow, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal said on Sunday after a meeting with senior security and defence officials with President Emmanuel Macron.
KILLED: Ecuador's youngest mayor, Brigitte Garcia, and a staffer were found shot dead in a car early on Sunday, said police in the South American country, which is in the grips of a wave of violence that authorities blame on drug trafficking.
CLEARED: By Chad's Constitutional Council, 10 candidates for this year's long-awaited presidential election, including interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby and the country's recently-appointed Prime Minister.
22nd March, 2024
AGREED: European Union leaders, to invite Bosnia to open EU membership negotiations, while also stressing the Balkan country would have to undertake more reforms before the talks could begin.
SURVIVED: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government, a no-confidence motion brought by the opposition Conservative Party over Canada's carbon tax, which looks set to be a major issue in an election likely to be held next year.
SET: Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a presidential election for 7th September.
21st March, 2024
CAPSIZED: A South Korean-flagged chemical tanker off the coast of Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan, with seven deaths confirmed, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, citing the coastguard.
CHARGED: By Brazilian prosecutors, Jair Renan Bolsonaro, son of former President Jair Bolsonaro, for alleged crimes including money laundering and falsifying documents for a bank loan, newspaper O Globo reported on Wednesday.
ASSESSING: Britain's data watchdog,  a report that staff at the hospital where Kate, Princess of Wales, underwent abdominal surgery in January had attempted to access her private health records.
20th March, 2024
RAIDED: By South African investigators, the home of National Assembly speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Tuesday as part of a corruption inquiry against her, the parliament said.
SEIZED: By Bolivian police, more than 7.2 tons of cocaine destined for Belgium with a street value of nearly half a billion US dollars, in what is the the second-largest drug bust in the country's history.
PAID TRIBUTE: Canadians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at a funeral for former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who died on 29th February at the age of 84.
19th March, 2024
SENDING: Israel, an interagency team to Washington to discuss a potential military operation in Gaza's southern city of Rafah, White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said.
ASKED: Donald Trump, a Georgia judge to allow him to appeal a ruling keeping Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis on the state's criminal case against the former US President over his attempts to overturn his election defeat.
SEEN: Kate, Britain's Princess of Wales, looking fit and healthy in the first video taken of her since she underwent surgery two months ago in footage published by the Sun newspaper on its website on Monday.
18th March, 2024
CRASHED:
A motorcycle, fuel truck and a bus on the Kandahar-Herat highway in Afghanistan, killing 21 people and injuring dozens on Sunday.
ANNOUNCED: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, that he will run for a second re-election to secure another six-year term in voting planned for 28th July.
BRACED: Residents in parts of Australia's Northern Territory and Queensland state for tropical cyclone Megan, forecast to make landfall in coming days.
15th March, 2024
LAUNCHED: Taiwan, coast guard boats on Thursday to join a rescue mission at China's request after a fishing vessel capsized near the Taiwan-controlled Kinmen islands, amid heightened tension in the sensitive Taiwan Strait.
RESUMING: The four Dutch political parties most likely to form a government, negotiations on a looser coalition after far-right leader Geert Wilders', who won the election four months ago, acknowledged he lacked the support to take the top job.
RULED OUT: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, that he would hold a general election in early May, in the strongest indication yet that the national vote would take place later this year.
14th March, 2023
KILLED: Seven people with 27 injured after a suspected gas leak caused a blast at a restaurant in China's northern province of Hebei that ripped facades from buildings, damaged cars and scattered debris.
DISMISSED: By Fulton County Judge Scott McAfee in the US state of Georgia, three criminal counts against the Donald Trump and three others against co-defendants, leaving 35 other criminal counts intact, including 10 against Trump.
ARRESTED: Spain's Civil Guard, 14 people for allegedly seeking to profit from the families of missing migrants from North Africa, promising them to find, identify and repatriate their bodies in return for money.
13th March, 2024
SURRENDERED: To police, a man who hijacked a bus and shot two people at a bus station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before holding 17 people hostage for about three hours.
RECOMMENDED: The European Commission, opening European Union membership talks with Bosnia and Herzegovina, saying the Balkan country had made more progress on reforms over the past year than in the previous decade.
RECEIVED: Norway's King Harald, a pacemaker implant on Tuesday in a scheduled operation to help compensate for a low heart rate, the royal court said.
12th March, 2024
INJURED: At least 50 people, when a Boeing 787 operated by LATAM Airlines dropped abruptly mid-flight from Sydney to Auckland on Monday.
FOUND: The bodies of five members of a party in an area near the Matterhorn mountain in Switzerland after freezing to death in "catastrophic" conditions; the search is continuing for one missing skier.
APPOINTED: Private banker Muhammad Aurangzeb, by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, as Pakistan's next finance minister.
11th March, 2024
SEARCHING: Police in Switzerland's Valais canton, for six people who went missing during a ski tour that departed from the Alpine town of Zermatt.
POSTPONED: President Emmanuel Macron's visit to Ukraine scheduled for early March for the third time; the French Presidency said it will take place in the coming weeks.
LIFTED: The Economic Community of Central African States, sanctions on Gabon on Saturday, six months after suspending its membership in response to a coup that ousted President Ali Bongo.
8th March, 2024
EVACUATED: India's navy, all 20 crew from a stricken vessel in the Red Sea on Thursday, after a Houthi attack killed three seafarers in the first civilian fatalities from the Yemeni group's campaign against the key shipping route.
VOTED: The European Union's leading political group, the centre-right European People's Party, to endorse European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as their candidate to run the bloc's powerful executive.
CONFIRMED: Senegal's constitutional council, that a delayed presidential election would be held on 24th March, kick-starting a competition that remains wide open.
7th March, 2024
NAMED: Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, the country's representative to the Organization of American States, Gustavo Adrianzen, as the new Prime Minister on Wednesday, a day after former Prime Minister Alberto Otarola stepped down amid corruption accusations.
RAIDED: Azerbaijani police, the offices of Toplum TV, the interior ministry said, in the latest sign of a crackdown on independent media; a Toplum staffer told Reuters that 10 employees were taken away by police.
LAUNCHED: European soccer's governing body UEFA, Carbon Footprint Calculator which it says will be a groundbreaking tool in helping clubs reduce their environmental impact.
6th March, 2024
RESIGNED: Bulgarian Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov, on Tuesday, paving the way for his coalition partner, the centre-right GERB party, to lead the government as agreed following last year's elections.
SET: Venezuela, its presidential election for 28th July, the head of the national electoral council said on Tuesday.
BACK UP: Meta-owned Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday after a more than two-hour outage that was caused by a technical issue and impacted hundreds of thousands of users globally.
5th March, 2023
ENSHRINED: France, the right to abortion in its constitution in a world first with MPs and senators overwhelmingly backed the move, by 780 votes to 72.
SCRAPPED: China, one of the most widely-followed events on its economic and policy calendar, the premier’s post-parliament news conference, a move seen by some observers as a sign of the country’s increasingly inward focus and centralised control.
RULED: Judges at the International Criminal Court, that prosecutors can bring a hearing on charges against fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony in his absence on 15th October.
4th March, 2024
TRANSFERRED: From  Thailand, some 900 Chinese nationals who had been trapped in scam centres in a Myanmar border town back to China during the past week, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said on Sunday.
CONFIRMED: Chad's interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby, that he plans to run in this year's long-awaited presidential race.
STATED: Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels, that they have freed all hostages under a deal made with the country's government to end kidnapping for ransom.
1st March, 2024
CONCLUDED: In the UK, a public inquiry into a British police officer whose rape and murder of a woman horrified the nation, that without a sweeping overhaul of failed vetting procedures, there was nothing to stop another similar case arising.
ROSE: The death toll from a bus accident near the southern Malian town of Kenieba to 40, Burkina Faso's government said in a statement on Thursday.
UNIFYING: Time across Kazkhakstan, with most of its regions moving their clocks back by one hour at midnight on Thursday, putting the whole country in the UTC+5 time zone.
29th February, 2024
ANNOUNCED: US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, plans to step down from his leadership role in November.
PASSED: Ghana's parliament, legislation on Wednesday that imposes a prison sentence of up to five years for the "wilful promotion, sponsorship, or support of LGBTQ+ activities".
DIED: Comedian Richard Lewis, who appeared for more than two decades alongside Larry David on the hit HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm, at age 76, his publicist said on Wednesday.
28th February, 2024
KILLED: At least 31 people in Mali on Tuesday when a bus plunged off a bridge over a river near the western town of Kenieba, the transport ministry said.
WARNED: Thousands of residents in Australia's south-east, to evacuate on Wednesday due to an intense heatwave that authorities said could further spread a massive bushfire in Victoria state, which faces its worst conditions in four years.
ARRESTED: Daniela Klette, a member of Germany's notorious Red Army Faction militant group, was arrested in Berlin on Monday after decades on the run from armed robbery and attempted murder charges.
27th February, 2024
DECLARING: Peru, a health emergency in parts of the country in the midst of a hike seen in dengue fever cases, the health minister said on Monday.
NAMING: The US, former diplomat and US member of Congress Tom Perriello as new special envoy for Sudan on Monday as Washington seeks to bring an end to a war that has wrecked parts of the country and killed tens of thousands.
CLAIMING: Lockbit, the cybercrime gang that was knocked offline by a comprehensive international police operation earlier this month, that it has restored its servers and is back in business.
26th February, 2024
STORMED: A group of French farmers, into a major Paris farm fair on Saturday ahead of a planned visit by President Emmanuel Macron amid anger over costs, red tape and green regulations.
RELEASED: By the Taliban on Sunday, Herbert Fritz, an 84-year-old Austrian and far-right nationalist who was arrested in Afghanistan last May.
BURIED: Namibia's late President Hage Geingob, who died in hospital on 4th February, weeks after being diagnosed with cancer, at the Heroes Acre on Sunday with thousands of mourners, including 25 heads of state and former presidents in attendance.
23rd February, 2024
COLLIDED: A barge with a bridge over a waterway in China's Pearl River Delta near Guangzhou city, causing part of the bridge to break off, plunging vehicles into the water and killing five people, Chinese state media reported.
DISMANTLED: One of the biggest migrant smuggling networks across the English Channel with the arrest of 19 people in Germany, Europol said on Thursday following a large-scale operation conducted with German, French and Belgian police.
DIED: One Russian skier and six others rescued after being trapped in the snow following an avalanche near a Himalayan ski resort in Indian Kashmir on Thursday.
22nd February, 2024
SANCTIONED: The UK, six individuals in charge of the Arctic penal colony where Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny died last week.
UPHELD: Russia's Supreme Court, a ruling by electoral authorities barring anti-war candidate Boris Nadezhdin from next month's presidential election, leaving President Vladimir Putin without any significant challengers.
PAUSED: Their protest on Wednesday, Indian farmers demanding higher prices for their produce after the government made a new offer to resume talks; the move came hours after police fired tear gas and used water cannons to scatter thousands staging a march to Delhi.
21st February, 2024
RESIGNED: Democratic Republic of Congo's Prime Minister, Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde, resigned on Tuesday, triggering the dissolution of his government, the presidency said in a statement.
OPENED: An appeal opposing the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US in a London court; US prosecutors are seeking to put Assange, 52, on trial on 18 counts relating to WikiLeaks' high-profile release of vast troves of confidential US military records and diplomatic cables.
ANNOUNCED: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's office, that the country will hold national and provincial elections on 29th May.
20th February, 2024
DISSOLVED: Guinea's government by the self-appointed military leaders who said they will appoint a new one.
ATTACKED: A Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier by a drone in the Red Sea, 60 nautical miles north of Djibouti; the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations agency said it sustained "superficial damage" after being hit; meanwhile the US confirmed a missile had struck another ship in the Gulf of Aden on 18th February.
FAILED: Lawmakers from Israel's religious-nationalist coalition, to gain enough votes in parliament to expel far-left colleague Ofer Cassif over his support for an International Court of Justice case accusing the country of genocide in Gaza.
19th February, 2024
CONDUCTED: The United States, five self-defence strikes in areas of Yemen controlled by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, US Central Command said on Sunday.
SHAKEN: Mexican resort town of Acapulco by a magnitude 5.0 earthquake on Saturday afternoon, according to the country's national seismological service.
WON: A swag of awards including 'Best Film', 'Best Director', 'Best Actor' and 'Best Supporting Actor', the film Oppenheimer and its stars at the UK's  BAFTA Film Awards.
16th February, 2024
SET: The date for first-ever criminal trial of a former US president as 25th March, with Donald Trump to defend himself against allegations of conducting a hush-money cover-up.
ROSE: The death toll from a landslide in the southern Philippines has risen to 92 as the search for missing people continues, officials said on Thursday.
LOST: Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, his bid to end his isolation in prison after he argued his human rights were being violated, a court ruled on Thursday.
15th February, 2024
SET: Ecuador's electoral court, 21st April for a referendum on measures to tighten security, fight organised crime and reform the constitution, it said on Wednesday.
FOUND: By a Paris appeals court, that ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy was guilty of illegal campaign financing over his failed 2012 re-election bid, confirming a previous ruling by a lower court; his lawyer said he would take his case to France's highest court.
ENGAGED: Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to partner Jodie Haydon; he announced the engagement by posting a selfie photo of the couple with the caption "She said yes" on his social media platforms.
13th February, 2024
MET: US President Joe Biden and Jordan's King Abdullah at the Whitehouse where talks focused on issues including about the looming Israeli ground offensive in southern Gaza and the threat of a humanitarian calamity among Palestinian civilians.
SENT: West Africa's main economic and political bloc ECOWAS, a diplomatic mission to Senegal to discuss the political situation there following a delay in its presidential election.
DISMANTLED: Mexican armed forces, a clandestine meth "mega-laboratory" in northern Sonora state, marking what they said was the largest drug laboratory busted under the current administration.
9th February, 2024
FOUND: US Special Counsel Robert Hur, evidence that US President Joe Biden had "wilfully retained and disclosed classified materials" but that no criminal charges are warranted.
URGED: The West African regional bloc ECOWAS, junta-led Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali to reconsider their decision to quit the political and economic alliance.
APPROVED: The Georgian parliament, Irakli Kobakhidze as the South Caucasus country's new Prime Minister, after the ruling Georgian Dream bloc nominated him for the office last week.
8th February, 2024
MISSING: Dozens of people after a landslide in a southern Philippines province killed at least six people and injured 31, burying homes and two buses, disaster officials said on Wednesday.
GRANTED: Nicaragua, sylum to Panama's former President Ricardo Martinelli, after the ex-leader, currently facing a lengthy prison sentence at home, requested the protection at Nicaragua's embassy in Panama City.
STATED: Bangladesh on Wednesday, that it will not allow any more Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to enter the country because supporting the huge numbers already there threatens its own security.
7th February, 2024
KILLED: Chilean ex-President Sebastian Pinera, who ran the country from 2010-2014 and 2018-2022, in a helicopter crash on Tuesday in the south of the country.
CONVICTED: Jennifer Crumbley, 45, of involuntary manslaughter over her son Ethan's 2021 mass shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan in which he killed four of his classmates; Crumbley becomes the first US parent convicted of manslaughter over a mass shooting carried out by their child.
VOTED: Ecuador's National Assembly, against a proposed increase to the value added tax, which President Daniel Noboa said would finance a security offensive against criminal gangs.
25th January, 2024
BROKE OUT: A fire in the basement of a street shop in the Chinese city of Xinyu in Jiangxi Province, killing 39 people and injured nine, local authorities said on Wednesday.
KILLED: More than 40 artisanal gold miners in south-west Mali last week after the shaft they were working in collapsed, Mali's mines ministry said on Wednesday.
SUSPENDED: Foreign Minister Alvaro Leyva, from his role for three months by Colombia's inspector general over possible irregularities in the tender process for producing passports.
22nd January, 2024
SUSPENDED: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, his campiagn to win the Republican nomination for this year's presidential election.
SURVIVED: Four people aboard a charter plane bound for Moscow which crashed in northern Afghanistanl Taliban officials said two people had died in the crash.
DEPORTED: From Argentina, the wife and children of fugitive Ecuadorean drug trafficker Jose Adolfo Macias to Ecuador on Friday, authorities said.

 
9th August, 2023

SHARED: Accidentally, the names and work locations of every member of staff at Northern Ireland’s police force on Tuesday.

SET: A federal judge presiding over former President Donald Trump’s trial on charges of trying to overturn the 2020 election, a Friday court date for a hearing to help determine how evidence can be used and shared in the case.

MASSED: Hundreds of migrants alongside the US border in the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez late on Monday, after false rumours that the US would allow entry to a mass group.
10th August, 2023

SIGNED: President Joe Biden, an executive order prohibiting some new US investment in China in sensitive technologies like computer chips and require government notification in other tech sectors.

KILLED: Ecuadorean presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio at a campaign event on Wednesday, according to reports.

DISSOLVED: Pakistan’s Parliament by President Arif Alvi on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s advice late Wednesday night, setting the stage for a national election.
11th August, 2023

PROPOSED: US prosecutors to begin former President Donald Trump’s trial on charges of trying to overturn his 2020 election loss on 2nd January, 2024.
ATTACKED: By armed men, two villages in Nigeria’s north central state of Plateau with at least 20 killed and others injured.
EVACUATED: More than 4,000 people in southern Norway as rivers swelled above their banks to their highest levels in decades.

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