Vietnam: 24 Dead, 6 Missing As Typhoon Wipha Wreaks Havoc

The body of the last missing flood victim in south-central Vietnam has been recovered, bringing the monthly death toll from floods in the country to 24, authorities reported Monday. Floods have wreaked havoc in August in both the Central Highlands of southern Vietnam as well as in northern Vietnam, where Typhoon Wipha made landfall on… Continue reading Vietnam: 24 Dead, 6 Missing As Typhoon Wipha Wreaks Havoc

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Hong Kong: Airport Cancels Monday Flights Amid Sit-In Protest

Hong Kong airport authority has suspended all the remaining flights for Monday due to the ongoing pro-democracy protest in its terminal. Authorities said they were suspending departing and arriving flights at one of the world’s busiest travel hubs after thousands of protesters entered the arrivals halls to stage a demonstration. “Other than the departure flights… Continue reading Hong Kong: Airport Cancels Monday Flights Amid Sit-In Protest

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Burundi: Youtube Comedy Star Dies Of Malaria, Aged Six

A six-year-old Burundi YouTube star known for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says. He contracted malaria on Wednesday and died one day later. Kigingi told the BBC that the death was a great loss personally and for Burundi’s entertainment industry. Darcy’s death has sparked more debate on the high number… Continue reading Burundi: Youtube Comedy Star Dies Of Malaria, Aged Six

Yemen: Houthi Leader’s Brother ‘Assassinated’, Group Say

A brother of the leader of Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement which has been fighting a war against forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition since 2015, has been “assassinated”, the group said on Friday. The Houthis, who are known by the family name of its late founder, took control of the capital Sanaa in 2014… Continue reading Yemen: Houthi Leader’s Brother ‘Assassinated’, Group Say

Hong Kong Protests: Three Days Rally At Airport Kicks Off

Pro-democracy protesters have held a demonstration at Hong Kong’s airport on the first of three days of planned rallies. Police said they had not received a formal application for a protest at the airport and warned against violence or disruptions that could endanger public safety. They said they were considering applications for weekend marches elsewhere.… Continue reading Hong Kong Protests: Three Days Rally At Airport Kicks Off

Huawei Unveils Phone System That Could Replace Android

Huawei has launched its own operating system — the HongmengOS, known in English as the HarmonyOS, said the CEO of the Chinese tech giant’s consumer division, Richard Yu, on Friday. Speaking at the Huawei Developer Conference in the Chinese city of Dongguan, Yu said the operating system can be used across different devices from smart… Continue reading Huawei Unveils Phone System That Could Replace Android

US Immigration: ICE Releases 300 People After Mississippi Raids

About 300 people who were arrested by US immigration officials in a massive raid in Mississippi on Wednesday have been released temporarily, ICE officials say. Nearly 700 workers from seven agricultural processing plants were arrested for allegedly not having proper documentation to be in the US. ICE spokesman Bryan Cox told the BBC that, of… Continue reading US Immigration: ICE Releases 300 People After Mississippi Raids

South Africa: Over 600 Hundred Foreigners Arrested In O Kae Molao “Clean Up”

At least 600 undocumented foreign nationals were arrested by police on Wednesday, local media reports. They were arrested in the Joburg CBD during a search operation, firearms and counterfeit goods were among the items recovered in various buildings. David Makhura, premier of the Gauteng province which surrounds Johannesburg, tweeted that the operation is a part… Continue reading South Africa: Over 600 Hundred Foreigners Arrested In O Kae Molao “Clean Up”

South Africa: Ramaphosa Wins Court Case Against Anti-Graft Watchdog

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself. A high court judge found that Ramaphosa had acted reasonably in not immediately disciplining Gordhan, the public enterprises minister, over a decision… Continue reading South Africa: Ramaphosa Wins Court Case Against Anti-Graft Watchdog