Uganda Anti-Gay Law: Life in prison for gays
23, March, 2023

Those who identify themselves as gay risk life in prison after parliament passed a new bill to crack down on homosexual activities. It also includes the death penalty in certain cases. A rights activist said that the debate around the bill had led to fear of more attacks on gay people.

Ukraine-Russia war: Zelensky pays visit to front line
23, March, 2023

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has visited the front line near Bakhmut where fighting has raged for months. The devastated city has long been a focal point of the war as Russian forces try to revive their military campaign in the east. His visit came as Russian forces

Indian opposition leader sentenced to jail
23, March, 2023

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has been sentenced to two years in prison in a criminal defamation case. Mr Gandhi was convicted by the court in Gujarat state for 2019 comments about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surname during an election rally. He will not go to j

Turkey-Syria Earthquake: Donors pledge to help to the rebuild
22, March, 2023

Donors at a European Union-led conference pledge seven billion euros to help to rebuild Turkey and Syria after last month’s devastating earthquakes. Although the donation will be welcome, according to Turkish calculations, the cost of the destruction caused by the earthquake will

US citizen jailed in Saudi Arabia over tweets released
21, March, 2023

A US citizen has been released by Saudi Arabia from prison more than a year on from his conviction over tweets critical of the government. Saad Ibrahim Almadi, 72, who also has Saudi citizenship, was arrested in November 2021 when he arrived in Riyadh to visit his family. He w

Unrest continue in Israel for 11th week
20, March, 2023

As unrest continues in Israel, thousands of citizens have taken to the streets to protest against the government's plan to cull Supreme Court powers. As unrest continues in Israel, thousands of citizens have taken to the streets to protest against the government's plan to cull S

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake kills at least 15 people in Ecuador
19, March, 2023

At least 15 people have died and more than 400 are injured after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador's southern coast. Buildings were damaged in several cities when the earthquake hit at around midday local time (17:00 GMT). The southern province of El Oro was the wo

Ukraine war: Tension increases over deliveries of warplanes to Ukraine
19, March, 2023

Countries like Slovakia and Poland have confirmed they are delivering fighter planes to wartorn Ukraine despite warnings from Moscow that this will further escalate the armed conflict. At the same time, nearby Hungary has again postponed a vote on the expansion of the NATO military alliance addin

Crackdown on street gangs begins in Haiti- Prime Minister
19, March, 2023

Prime Minister Ariel Henri of Haiti announces he is turning to the country`s Military to crackdown on street gangs. Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henri declared his aim for homegrown military intervention, during a tour of the Country`s Armed Forces. The intention is to reinforce Ha

Many protesters against pension reforms  detained in France
19, March, 2023

Not less than 300 people have been detained across France as police in Paris and elsewhere clashed with protesters after the French government decided to force pension reforms without a vote in parliament. The protests and strikes escalated across the country. Police fired water cannons

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