An independent review commissioned by UK Sport and Sport England and led by Anne Whyte QC to look into complaints of mistreatment within the sport is currently under way ... “This is just the beginning of the sweeping changes that we are demanding, and the justice that we will fight for.”. Gymnasts for Change campaign director Claire Heafford said ... .
TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay 92 million dollars (£65.72 million) in a settlement to US users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging the video-sharing app failed to gain their consent to collect data in violation of a strict Illinois privacy law ... PA. / ... .
Gunmen on Saturday released 42 people, including 27 students, who were kidnapped from a boarding school last week in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger, its governor said ... One boy was killed during the raid ... Schneps Connects ... Subscribe..RSS iTunes Spotify Stitcher ... .
U.S. PresidentJoe Biden says the air strike against an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria should be seen by Tehran as a warning against any further aggressive actions. 'You can't act with impunity,' he told reporters on February 26 when asked what the message was from the air strikes announced a day earlier ...The U.S ... and other troops ... attack ... The U.S.
Seiko Hashimoto, dismissing fears about the COVID-19 pandemic, said the delayed Tokyo Olympics would go ahead as planned in July, adding that she did not contemplate the events being held without spectators in the stands ... 26, about a week after she was formally named the new head of the TokyoOlympic organizing committee ... .
A Boeing 777 airliner on Friday made an emergency landing in Moscow with engine problems, the operating airline said, days after another model rained down engine debris over the United States... The airline said the unscheduled landing went ahead without incident and that no one was injured ... .
Thousands of people demonstrated in central Algiers on Friday for a second time this week, confirming the resumption of street protests that had been in abeyance for nearly a year because of the coronavirus pandemic ... "We are still able to achieve all our goals," said Farida Rechichi, a 25-year old student at the Algiers law faculty ... TRENDING ... .
... following a defamation complaint filed by Fabrice Affatsawo Adjakly, finance director of the Committee for Monitoring Fluctuations in the Price of Petroleum Products, a government regulatory body, according to media reports and a copy of the court’s decision reviewed by CPJ.
Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday. Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday, after the country's ambassador to the United Nations broke ranks to make an emotional plea for action against the military junta ...Live rounds have been used in isolated cases ... ....
The government is moving toward an early lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency for six prefectures on Feb. 28, but the four Tokyo-area prefectures will have to wait until the March 7 deadline. The government’s panel of experts on the health crisis will be asked its opinion about the matter on Feb. 26 ... would receive 20,000 yen a day.
PresidentJoe Biden headed to Texas Friday on his first trip to a major disaster site since he took office a little over a month ago. The president’s empathy will be on full display as he and his wife, Jill, survey damage caused by severe winter weather and encourage people to get their coronavirus shots ...Greg Abbott ... Cornyn's plans were unclear ... .