Sunday, July 25, 2021

World

July 24, 2021

Afghan forces eliminate dozens of Taliban militants

Afghan defence ministry said airstrikes from its warplanes killed the Talibans in their hideouts in two provinces.

TALIBAN
July 23, 2021

Tokyo Olympics officially flagged off amid protest

There were various anti-Olympic protests in the Japanese capital as the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Games got underway on Friday.

July 23, 2021

Italians push against “green pass” rule

The EU’s digital coronavirus certificate is also called the “green pass” in Italy.

July 22, 2021

Indian farmers besiege parliament building over anti-farmers laws

“We are here to remind the government again that the anti-farmer laws need to be rolled back to protect Indian agriculture and millions of poor farmers.”

Indian farmers protest
July 22, 2021

Twitter begins testing for “dislike” button

Twitter explained that the purpose of this new feature is to emphasise on promoting replies that the tweet author finds “relevant” to the conversation.

Twitter
July 22, 2021

How Trump nearly invaded Nigeria with U.S. special forces: Report

A book detailing former U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has disclosed how the U.S. forces, including the American navy SEAL, almost invaded Nigeria.

U.S. Special Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, and former U.S. President Donald Trump
July 22, 2021

22-year-old arrested for hacking celebrities, politicians’ Twitter accounts

The U.S. authorities have arrested a 22-year-old man for hacking into at least 130 Twitter accounts, mostly belonging to politicians and celebrities.

Twitter
July 22, 2021

UNESCO removes Liverpool from World Heritage List

Historic docklands and buildings in the UK city of Liverpool have been removed from the UN cultural body UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites, it announced on Wednesday.

July 22, 2021

Holocaust: Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony creative director sacked

The creative director of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony has been sacked a day ahead of the event.

Kentaro Kobayashi has been dismissed as the director of the Olympics opening ceremony over a 1998 joke about the Holocaust.
July 21, 2021

Nigeria losing, UAE benefitting from illegal gold trade: FG

President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime says Nigeria is losing while the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is benefitting from illegal gold trade taking place in the country.

Buhari and Dubai leader