wahyudi

Ethiopia declares national state of emergency

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Demonstrators celebrate the release of political prisoners in Adama, Oromia A national state of emergency has been declared in Ethiopia just one day after the unexpected resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. A statement by the state broadcaster said the move was necessary to stem a wave of anti-government protests. Hundreds of people have died in three years of unrest in the country. A 10-month state of

European spy chiefs in joint plea for post-Brexit co-operation

Image copyrightBndImage caption The spy chiefs, L-R: Bernard Emie (DGSE), Bruno Kahl (BND), Alex Younger (MI6) The heads of the British, French and German intelligence agencies have called for continued security co-operation after the UK leaves the EU, in an unprecedented joint statement. Meeting in Munich, they said their countries must jointly fight major security threats such as terrorism, illegal migration and cyber attacks. Britain’s MI6 is headed by Alex

DR Congo troops killed 'in Virunga park' by Rwandan army

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo remains deeply unstable At least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army, the military in DR Congo says. Gen Bruno Mandevu said the clash had occurred in the Virunga National Park, on Congolese territory – a claim Rwanda denied. He said the Congolese troops initially thought they were fighting one of the many rebel groups active in the area.

Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium

Image copyrightGetty Images Facebook has been ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium. The company has been told to delete all the data it had gathered on people who did not use Facebook. The court ruled the data was gathered illegally. Belgium’s privacy watchdog said the website had broken privacy laws by placing tracking code – known as cookies – on third-party websites. Facebook said

Maëlys de Araujo murder: Colleagues donate leave to mother

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Maëlys’ body was discovered on Wednesday Colleagues of the mother of murdered French girl Maëlys de Araujo have donated part of their leave to her – totalling almost three years. Jennifer de Araujo is a night nurse at a hospital in the town of Pontarlier. She stopped working when Maëlys went missing at a wedding last August. Her 1,300 fellow workers were given a chance to donate

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Mitt Romney lost his race to oust President Barack Obama in 2012 Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah, while taking a dig at President Donald Trump. In a Facebook campaign video, he lamented that Washington was sending “a message of exclusion” to immigrants. A vocal critic of Mr Trump, Mr Romney is seen as a

Romney launches comeback with Trump blast

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Mitt Romney lost his race to oust President Barack Obama in 2012 Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah, while taking a dig at President Donald Trump. In a Facebook campaign video, he lamented that Washington was sending “a message of exclusion” to immigrants. A vocal critic of Mr Trump, Mr Romney is seen as a

Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for 'coup links'

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Many journalists have been targeted in Turkey’s post-coup crackdown A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came as another Turkish court decided to release German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has been held for a year without charge. The six were found guilty of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed over

Nirav Modi: Who is India's scandal-linked billionaire?

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Nirav Modi (right) is a jeweller to the stars including Naomi Watts (left) He was already the second most famous Mr N Modi of India. But now Nirav Modi – the billionaire diamond trader and jeweller to Hollywood and Bollywood stars – is in the news for very different reasons. Last month, Punjab National Bank filed a criminal complaint that accused Mr Modi and others of

Florida school shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFred Guttenberg said he couldn’t remember if he had told his daughter Jaime that he loved her The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say. Nikolas Cruz, 19, said he arrived on campus and began shooting students before abandoning his weapon and escaping, according to a court document. He