Egypt begins trial of man accused of killing Coptic priest

A court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Saturday opened the trial of a man accused of stabbing a Coptic Christian priest to death, an attack that shocked the Arab world’s most populous country By SAMY MAGDYAssociated Press May 14, 2022, 6:14 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article … Read more

Nigeria. Brutal student murder sparks protest and curfew

Nigerian authorities have ordered a curfew in a northwestern state, where hundreds of people demonstrated to demand the release of suspects in the brutal murder of a Christian student accused of blasphemy against Islam. By CHINADU ASADU Associated Press May 14, 2022, 7:10 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article … Read more

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak changed Supreme Court

Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court was changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press May 14, 2022, 06:10 • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — Justice Clarence Thomas said the Supreme Court was changed by the shocking leak … Read more

Syria: Israel fires missiles at downtown, killing 5

Syria says Israel fired missiles at targets in the central region of the country, killing five people, including a civilian ByThe Associated Press May 13, 2022, 7:22 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article DAMASCUS, Syria – Israeli missiles targeted central Syria on Friday, killing five people, including a civilian, … Read more

Hope, horror, as Ukrainian war refugees top 6 million

CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania — Mother-to-be Galina Kubiak says she misses her home in Ukraine but has fallen in love with neighboring Romania, where she fled with her two young children to escape war. . “Sometimes we go to the store, and they find out we’re Ukrainians and people give the kids milk or cookies, or sometimes … Read more

Elon Musk: Twitter deal ‘temporarily suspended’

Elon Musk says his planned $44 billion purchase of Twitter is ‘temporarily on hold’ pending details about spam and fake accounts on the social media platform By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer May 13, 2022, 1:02 p.m. • 5 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LONDON — Elon Musk said on Friday … Read more

Spain to offer three days of menstrual leave each month: Reports

Spain is expected to approve a law next week offering three days a month of menstrual leave, according to reports. Getty Images | Westend61 The Spanish government is about to pass a law offering three days of menstrual leave per month to workers who suffer from severe menstrual pain, according to several media. The reform … Read more

Marcos Jr.’s allies set to dominate Philippine Congress

MANILA, Philippines — Allies of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the Philippines’ next presumptive president, appear poised to dominate both houses of Congress, further alarming activists after the dictator’s late son’s apparent election victory restored his family to the seat power. Running tallies of Monday’s vote show they are close to capturing most of the 300 House … Read more

3 dead, 25 rescued after boat capsizes near Puerto Rico

Authorities in Puerto Rico say three people died and 25 others were rescued after their boat capsized near an uninhabited island close to US territory By DÁNICA COTO Associate Practitioners May 12, 2022, 8:46 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A boat loaded with … Read more

Hotel explosion in Cuba severely damaged large Baptist church

The blast that devastated Havana’s Saratoga Hotel and killed at least 44 people also severely damaged Cuba’s most important Baptist church, which stands next door. By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press May 12, 2022, 5:19 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article HAVANA — Alejandro Clemente González was talking with an … Read more