Sunday, February 23, 2020

Foreign

Human Right Activist Bags Two-Year Jail Term 'For Spreading Fake News'

A court in Egypt has given human rights activist Amal Fathy a two-year-suspended sentence and a fine for "spreading fake news".   She has been in detention since May after posting a video criticising the government...

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee to Face FBI Inquiry

President Donald Trump has ordered an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against his nominee for the US Supreme Court. A Senate committee earlier voted to approve Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the top US court. But...

Swedish prime minister ousted after losing confidence vote

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will have to stand down after losing the support of parliament. The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) backed the vote to remove him, weeks after a general election that delivered a...