Sudan’s military has seized power from a transitional government lead by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, dissolving the military-civilian Sovereign Council that had been established to guide the country to democracy following the overthrow of long-ruling dictator Omar al-Bashir in a popular uprising two years ago.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran for five years on spying charges, recently lost her appeal against a second prison sentence. 43-year-old mother-of-one charity worer from London, has been detained in Iran since 2016 and has not seen her daughter for two years.
Colin Powell, the son of Jamaican immigrants who rose to become the first Black U.S. secretary of state and top military officer and chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died of COVID – 19 complications after receiving two shots against the virus. He was waiting to get his booster shot when he got sick.
As millions of children and adults participate in the fun of Halloween on the night of October 31st, few will be aware of its ancient Celtic roots in the Samhain (Sawen) festival.
Alberta’s two major cities have made history by electing two Mayor of Indian. Jyoti Gondek became Calgary’s first female mayor and Edmonton have elected the city’s first person of colour as mayor.
Kabul – Former Jihadi leader, Abdulrabb Rasul Sayyaf, in response to the suicide attacks on worshipers in Kandahar has put into controversy the recent statements of the Taliban regarding the IS-KP attacks.
Fiji will ease Covid-19 restrictions and announce its reopening for international travel after the country hit a vaccination milestone as it celebrates Independence Day. Changes to the country’s virus restrictions would be announced on Sunday afternoon after 80 percent of the adult population received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with moderate to high P. falciparum malaria transmission.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 was awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”
“Good Morning Kandahar,” is a documentary film by Ariel Nasr ia featured in this year’s second annual Shakti film festival, that follows young Afghan-Canadians torn between a deep desire to help Afghanistan and a fear that things will never change.