September 16, 2018

Obama ethics chief: Trump is ‘not going to survive Manafort testimony’

Former President Obama’s ethics chief, Norman L. Eisen, said Sunday that he thinks President Trump will not “survive” the testimony of his former campaign chairman, Paul […]
September 16, 2018

Inside Arabia Launches #SaveYemen Campaign, Calls Upon UN to Stop the War

Washington D.C. – September 15, 2018-Inside Arabia announced today that it is launching #SaveYemen, a massive, public awareness campaign in New York City designed to call […]
August 18, 2018

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Nobel Peace Laureate dies at 80

(CABNC)-Kofi Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, between 1997 to 2006 he served as the seventh United Nations Secretary General. The Kofi Annan Foundation […]
June 20, 2018

Migrant children: Global outcry rises over US border separations

Migrant children: Global outcry rises over US border separations Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: US child detention "disturbing" and "wrong" International condemnation is growing against the US policy of separating migrant families at its border. UK Prime Minister Theresa May said holding children "in what appear to be cages [is] deeply disturbing" and "wrong". Pope Francis said he supported US Catholic bishops who said it was "immoral". The Republican-controlled Congress is under pressure to change President Donald Trump's policy. Republicans are scrambling to draft a new immigration bill to address the growing outcry. President Trump told a group of House Republicans he would back any bill they passed, a White House spokesman said. The president made clear that separating parents and children was "certainly not an attractive thing and does look bad", Representative Tom Cole said. What is Trump's family-separation endgame? Trump offi..
June 20, 2018

How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues

How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTerry Hunt: "Some of the most accomplished achievements of the ancient world" The famous statues of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, are best known for their deep-set eyes and long ears. They also sport impressive multi-tonne hats made from a different rock type. Quite how these pukao, as they are known, were transported and placed atop the statues has long been a puzzle. But now American archaeologists believe they have a clearer understanding. The giant hats were moved with minimal effort and resources using a ramp and rope technique, they say. "The fact that they successfully assembled these monuments is a clear signal of the engineering prowess of the prehistoric Rapanui people," said Sean Hixon, lead author and graduate student in anthropology, at Penn State. Image copyright Sean Hixon Image caption The pukao emplacement process The researchers' investigations indicate t..
June 20, 2018

More deaths in Nicaragua violence as talks collapse

More deaths in Nicaragua violence as talks collapse Image copyright Reuters Image caption Opposition activists fought government militias in the streets of Masaya At least three people were killed and many injured as government forces in Nicaragua launched an operation to regain control of the city of Masaya. Residents say security forces and militias used disproportionate force to clear barricades on Tuesday. The operation was launched a day after the collapse of talks between President Daniel Ortega's government and the opposition. More than 180 people have died in two months of anti-government protests. Residents in Masaya say militias loyal to Mr Ortega were responsible for most of the violence. They arrived in the early hours of Monday on tractors and lorries to regain control of the city. Young protesters used homemade mortars and slingshots to repel them, Reuters news agency reports. A former stronghold of the Sandinista Revolution in the 1970s, Masaya has now become ..
June 19, 2018

Paraguay man surprises family at his own wake

Paraguay man surprises family at his own wake Image caption Mr Penayo disappeared from a village near the border town of Pedro Juan Caballero A man from the small village of Santa Teresa in Paraguay returned home after three days away to find his family mourning a body they thought was his. Juan Ramón Alfonso Penayo, 20, had last been seen on Thursday leaving the family home on the border with Brazil. The area is hotly disputed between a number of drug gangs and when Mr Penayo did not return, his family assumed he had met with trouble. When police found a charred body on Sunday, they concluded it was him. The family held a wake in the village only for Mr Penayo to turn up and find them grieving over the coffin they thought held his body. The punk who returned from the dead - and handed himself inFollowing Mr Penayo's unscathed return, the still unidentified body was returned to the morgue. Officials said that if no-one else claimed it, the body would be interred as "NN", the ini..
June 19, 2018

Nicaragua crisis talks stall after mediators walk out

Nicaragua crisis talks stall after mediators walk out Image copyright Reuters Image caption Anti-government protesters have been using homemade mortars A fresh attempt at solving a deadly crisis in Nicaragua through talks has stalled after opposition representatives and Catholic Church mediators walked out. At least 180 people have been killed since a wave of anti-government protests started on 18 April. The mediators blamed the government for the failure of the latest negotiations. They accused the government of breaking its promise to invite international organisations to Nicaragua. Row over invitationsBoth sides had reached an agreement on Friday to ask representatives of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the UN Commission on Human Rights and the European Union to come to Nicaragua to help investigate the deaths and acts of violence. How Nicaragua's crisis unfolded The photos that explain Nicaragua's crisis Nicaragua country profile However, when the ..
June 18, 2018

Argentina: Man sentenced to life for brutal transgender murder

Argentina: Man sentenced to life for brutal transgender murder Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Sacayán had campaigned for LGBT rights in Argentina A court in Argentina has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the brutal murder of high-profile transgender activist Diana Sacayán. She was stabbed 13 times in her Buenos Aires flat in October 2015. Gabriel David Marino, 25, has become the first person in Argentina to be sentenced under new legislation on crimes against transgender people. Human rights groups say Latin America accounts for the greatest number of transgender murders worldwide. Mr Marino said he had sexual encounters with the victim in exchange for illegal drugs. But he denied killing her. 'Light that guides me'Ms Sacayán was a well-known activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. She was the first Argentinian citizen to receive a new national identity card after applying to have her gender changed. Argentina's president at th..
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