Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Sudan protesters warn ‘remnants of Bashir regime’ still at work

Sudan's principal protest group has demanded the immediate formation of a civilian-led government to replace the country's new ruling military council, warning that the demonstrators' "revolution" faces threat from "the remnants of the regime" of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir. Fearing that the core of the old establishment is far from gone, the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA)…

Six Nations: England v Scotland build-up – radio and text

England v Scotland live in the Six Nations at Twickenham - BBC Sport Summary Result: England 38-38 Scotland in 11-try match at Twickenham England led 31-0 during first half before Scotland fought back Nowell, Curry, Launchbury & May gave England huge lead Scotland hooker McInally ran in 55m try before break Graham twice, Bradbury, Russell…

Manchester City 1-0 Leicester: Vincent Kompany scores spectacular winner

Captain Vincent Kompany scored his first goal of the season for Manchester City against LeicesterManchester City know they will retain their Premier League title if they win on the final day of the season after Vincent Kompany's wonder strike saw off a spirited Leicester side. With 20 minutes remaining, the score goalless and nerves jangling…

This Sex Toy Company Isn’t Only Fighting The MTA — They’re Taking On The Public’s...

When the co-founders of the sex toy company Dame filed a lawsuit against New York City’s transit agency for refusing to run its subway ads on June 18, they weren’t expecting such a massive response — they just wanted to convince the MTA to reconsider their campaign, which they said was rejected based on a…

Student vigil for NZ mosque victims brings thousands together

Christchurch, New Zealand – When classes ended at Cashmere High School early on Monday afternoon, there was only one place Okirano Tilaia was headed to. The 17-year-old student had a date to keep. In fact, he had thousands. Looking out over a massive crowd of teenagers gathered at a park near Christchurch's Al Noor mosque,…

Mueller ends Trump-Russia probe: All the latest updates

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his nearly two-year investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow and whether President Donald Trump unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe.  On Friday, Mueller handed over his report to Attorney General William Barr, who has said he will…

US-led coalition ‘killed 1,600 civilians’ in Syria’s Raqqa

The US-backed assault to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, a figure 10 times what the coalition has acknowledged, according to a new report.  The investigation, published by Amnesty International and the monitoring group Airwars on Thursday, urged top coalition…

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode Lengths Revealed, So Plan Accordingly

Get ready to fill your schedule with 432 glorious minutes of Game of Thrones this spring. HBO has announced the full schedule for the upcoming final season — including air dates and estimated run times for the six remaining episodes — so now you can figure out the window of time you need to keep…

‘Breaking the silence’: New report documents torture in Kashmir

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Prisoners in Indian-administered Kashmir have been subjected to abuse and torture, including "water-boarding, sleep deprivation and sexualised torture", according to a report by two rights bodies. The 560-page report released on Monday mentions solitary confinement, sleep deprivation, and sexualised torture including rape and sodomy, used as torture techniques against Kashmiris. Other torture…

England v Pakistan – in-play clips, radio & text

England v Pakistan, fifth ODI - in-play clips, radio & text - Live - BBC Sport Summary England win by 54 runs - Woakes takes 5-54 Pakistan's collapse from 152-3 began with Rashid's fine run-out of Babar (80) Leg-spinner then took excellent return catch to dismiss Malik Buttler completes trio of special feats in field…
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Saudi buying new ballistic missile technology from China: report

Saudi Arabia has significantly escalated its ballistic missile programme by purchasing technology from China, according to a US media report. In a story published on Wednesday, broadcaster CNN said the United States government had obtained intelligence on the technology transfers, but the administration of US President Donald Trump did not initially share its knowledge with key members of Congress Jeff Stacey, a…

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