An Egyptian singer has been banned from performing in her home country after suggesting that the nation does not respect free speech. A video clip circulated online shows Sherine Abdel-Wahab, during a performance in Bahrain, saying: “Here I can say whatever I want. In Egypt, anyone who talks gets imprisoned.” Egypt’s Musicians Union responded late...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday. After the Lion Air crash off Indonesia in October, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing “came up...
Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees.
Record flooding along the Missouri River, rain and melting snow have impacted water treatment in the Kansas City, Missouri area, the city's water operator said as it advised some customers to seek medical advice about the safety of their drinking water.
Representatives for Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest leaks of classified information in US history, are arguing for her removal from solitary confinement, saying it threatens her health and surmounts to "torture."
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