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Female staff said they had been trying to return to work at the ministry for several weeks since the Taliban takeover last month, only to be told to go home. The sign outside the Ministry of Women's Affairs has been replaced by one for the Ministry for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. "The Ministry of Women's Affairs must be reactivated," said Baseera Tawana, one of the protesters outside the building.
Algeria on Sunday buried Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the North African country's longest-serving president, at a cemetery for its independence heroes, but without the honours accorded to his predecessors.
The search for Brian Laundrie resumed at the more than 24,000-acre (9,712-hectare) Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County, Florida, a wildlife area with more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) of trails, as well as campgrounds. Laundrie and Gabrielle “Gabby" Petito, 22, left in July on a cross-country trek in a converted van to visit national parks in the U.S. West.
A crowd was gathered outside the home of Brian Laundrie in North Port, Florida, as police arrived there on Friday, September 17.Police said they spoke to the family of Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of 22-year-old Long Island native Gabby Petito, at their request.Laundrie and his fiancee Petito were traveling cross-country when he returned home to Florida without her. Petito’s family filed a missing persons report and, in a letter issued through their lawyer, begged the Laundrie family to help find their daughter.On September 18, officials searched the Carlton Reserve in North Port after reporting Friday night that the department was unable to make contact with Laundrie. Police said Laundrie’s family believed he had entered the Carlton Reserve area “earlier this week.”The North Port Police Department, the FBI, and other agencies were involved in the search, police said. The search was halted due to darkness but due to resume Sunday. Credit: Richard Gerard Nascimento via Storyful
Jimmy Greaves was hailed as the "best goalscorer to ever play" after the former Tottenham and England striker died aged 81 on Sunday.
The actress has previously opened up about her battle with the condition.
Dozens of children lined up at a community center in Sao Paulo for a slice of creamy, blue cake. None was celebrating a birthday; their poor neighborhood, the favela of Paraisopolis, was commemorating 100 years of existence. “People started coming (to the city) for construction jobs and settled in,” community leader Gilson Rodrigues said.
Migrants, many of them Haitian, cross the Rio Grande from Mexico heading towards the US border city of Del Rio, as Texas State Troopers watch on. Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano had told reporters there were over 14,000 migrants "waiting to be detained." Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano had told reporters there were over 14,000 migrants "waiting to be detained."
The leaders of Canada's main political parties on Sunday kicked off the final day of campaigning ahead of Monday's election, with polls indicating that the Liberals of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hold an edge. Trudeau, 49, called the vote two years early to seek public approval for his left-of-center government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and regain the majority in Parliament that he lost in 2019. Polls show that neither the Liberals nor their rival right-leaning Conservatives have anywhere near the 38% public support needed for a majority.
Wissam Ben Yedder's spot-kick secured Monaco a 2-2 draw at Nice in Ligue 1 on Sunday as the hosts rued a late missed penalty from Amine Gouiri.
Ian de la Rosa, a co-writer on HBO Max hit “Veneno,” has boarded “Las Líneas Discontinuas,” the second feature of Spain’s Anxos Fazáns (“A Estación Violenta”) and one of the first titles at Sétima, the Galicia production house she has set up with producer Silvia Fuentes. De la Rosa, director of “Victor xx,” an ESCAC […]
Beijing’s latest moves to crackdown on various sectors in the Chinese economy is spooking some investors, and one short seller is calling for a full withdrawal of Chinese investments.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said Sunday she would not play the Billie Jean King Cup finals in November as she needs rest.
Around 40 people with mobility problems and some farm animals on the Spanish island of La Palma were evacuated to safer areas on Sunday after scientists warned of the rising risk of a volcanic eruption. Scientists recorded a series of earthquakes reaching 3.8 magnitude in the Cumbre Vieja national park in the south of the island, according to the Spanish National Geographical Institute. The vulnerable people and farm animals were evacuated from Las Manchas, Fuencaliente, La Bombilla, El Remo and Puerto Naos, the Canary Islands government said, but the island remains on yellow alert, the second lowest of a four-level alert system.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has not ruled out seeking re-election to parliament within the next two years.And that's despite a corruption conviction that would block him from running."It depends on interpretation in terms of the law, the Constitution and whatever happens in a court proceedings."[Reporter asking:] "So you're not ruling it out?"[Former Prime Minister Najib Razak:]"Not really not not not contesting? Any politician who would want to play a role would want to sit in parliament, you know, at least, your voice will be heard, or you can speak in parliament. So, I mean personally yes, I mean, any politician today who wants to play a part would want to contest again."Najib's graft-tainted party, the United Malay's National Organization, clinched the premiership last month.It had been ousted from power three years ago over the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal.Malaysian and U.S. authorities say more than $4.5 billion was stolen from 1MDB, a new defunct state fund.Some of the money went into Najib's bank accounts.He was found guilty of corruption last year and sentenced to 12 years in jail - one of the many cases linked to 1MDB.Najib has denied wrongdoing and appealed.He is also calling for a royal commission of inquiry, or RCI, into his prosecution, which he says is politically motivated."What we want is the independence of the judiciary and agency that works on the basis of upholding justice."Najib, who faces more than 40 charges mostly relating to 1MDB, remains a member of parliament.But the constitution bars him from contesting elections unless he receives a pardon or reprieve from the country's monarch - or if he is successful in his appeal.Najib says he has discussed a possible role for him in government with Malaysia's new Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.Media reports suggested he could be made an economic adviser.But Najib declined to confirm if he would accept the position saying his priority is clearing his name.
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Taiwan's foreign minister said Sunday that a new tropical fruit import ban by China was a “hostile move”, amid souring relations between the two governments. Chinese customs authorities announced earlier Saturday that they would stop the import of custard and wax apples from Taiwan, citing pest concerns. “Following a series of military threats, the #PRC is weaponizing trade by announcing an immediate ban on #Taiwan’s custard & wax apples,” Taiwanese foreign minister Joseph Wu said on Twitter, referring to the mainland People's Republic of China by its common acronym.
Thousands of people including soldiers and diplomats marched peacefully through the Ukrainian capital on Sunday in an annual gay pride parade despite some opposition to an event called off last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers said about 7,000 attended the Equality March this year, compared to 8,000 in 2019, which saw the biggest turnout since the event was initiated a decade ago despite opposition from religious and nationalist groups. Homophobia is widespread in Ukraine, according to a survey by the sociological group "Rating" published in August, which said 47% of respondents had a negative view of the LGBTQ+ community.
Paul Hollywood had shed more than a stone during lockdown, but being around so many cakes caused problems.
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