A girl went missing, seizing South Africa’s attention. Now her mother is charged with selling her

The mother of a six-year-old girl who has been missing in South Africa for almost three weeks has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and selling or trafficking her daughter. By means of GERALD IMRAY Associated Press March 7, 2024, 11:39 am ET • 3 minutes reading CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The mother of … Read more

Hong Kong proposes life terms for treason and insurrection in new bill

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong unveiled a new national security law Friday that proposes life sentences for crimes such as treason and rebellion. deepening concerns about the further erosion of the city’s freedoms after Beijing imposed a similar law four years ago that virtually wiped out dissent. The proposed law will expand the government’s … Read more

Walmart closes stores and makes major changes with hundreds of years | Clayton News The street partner content

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT… * WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE…Portions of central, east central, north central, northeast, northwest, and west central Georgia, including the following areas, in central Georgia, Baldwin, Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs … Read more

Gunmen abduct 287 students in the latest school attack in Nigeria’s northwest, headteacher says

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen attacked a school in Nigeria’s northwest region on Thursday and abducted at least 287 students, its headteacher told authorities. This was the second mass kidnapping in the West African country in less than a week. Kidnappings of students from schools in northern Nigeria are common and have become a concern … Read more

Police in Canada investigating deaths of 6 people at a house in Ottawa. A suspect has been arrested

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police in Ottawa on Thursday were investigating a suspected multiple homicide after the deaths of two adults and four children at a home in the southern part of the Canadian capital. A seventh person was in hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. It was not immediately announced how the victims died … Read more

How Putin’s Russia evolved from tolerating to suppressing dissent

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — When charismatic opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down on a bridge near the Kremlin in February 2015, more than 50,000 Muscovites expressed their shock and outrage the next day at the brazen assassination. Police stood aside as they rallied and chanted anti-government slogans. Nine years later, stunned and angry Russians … Read more

Gang rape of a tourist in India highlights its struggle to curb sexual violence against women

NEW DELHI (AP) — The woman in the Instagram video appeared shocked. Her face was swollen and bruised. Sitting next to her husband, she began to narrate her ordeal. “Something happened to us that we wouldn’t wish on anyone,” she said in Spanish, with subtitles in English. “Seven men raped me, and they beat and … Read more

Gangs in Haiti try to seize control of main airport in newest attack

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Heavily armed gangs tried to take control of Haiti’s main international airport Monday, exchanging gunfire with police and soldiers in the latest assault on key government sites in Haiti. an explosion of violence that includes a mass escape from the two largest prisons in the country. Toussaint Louverture International Airport was … Read more