The leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents allege ... The document filed Friday provides new insight into what investigators have found in a case that first became public in August.
DUBAI. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of Uganda’s PresidentYoweri Museveni, said that he will succeed his father — if he gets enough likes on Twitter. Kainerugaba, a general in his country’s armed forces and a prolific tweeter, wrote on Monday. “Okay, let those who want me to be president after my father retweet and like ... ....
TEHRAN. Iran carried out its first known execution on Thursday over protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death, hanging a man convicted of blocking a street and wounding a paramilitary member ... The crackdown, which has drawn widespread international criticism, has also seen thousands of people arrested, including academics, journalists and lawyers ... .
When Chinese PresidentXi Jinping lands in Riyadh in the coming hours Saudi leaders are expected to receive him with the pomp and circumstance normally reserved for the kingdom’s most strategic ally, the United States. The multiple-day visit will include two conferences that will gather leaders from across the Arab world... This is a new Gulf.
Peru has a female president for the first time, after ex-president PedroCastillo was impeached – hours after he tried to dissolve parliament. Dina Boluarte – previously the vice-president – was sworn in after a dramatic day in Lima on Wednesday ... But lawmakers ignored this, and in an emergency meeting impeached him ... .
German authorities expect further arrests and raids in the coming days in connection with a far-right group that prosecutors say were preparing a violent overthrow of the state to install a former member of a German royal family as national leader ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... (Reuters). .
The killing of a Pakistani investigative journalist in Kenya was a “planned assassination,” a team of Pakistani investigators has said in a report released on Wednesday. Arshad Sharif, who was critical of Pakistan’s powerful army, was shot dead by the police on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, in late October while traveling in a car ... .
UN Secretary-GeneralAntonio Guterres has slammed multinational corporations for turning the world’s ecosystems into “playthings of profit” and warned failure to correct course would lead to catastrophic results ... “We are treating nature like a toilet,” Guterres said ... “This conference is our chance to stop this orgy of destruction,” he added ... .