Two car bombs kill at least six and wound 43 in Yemen city of Aden

Isis claimed the attacks, targeting an anti-terrorism camp and an office of the separatist STC

Two car bombs killed at least six people and wounded 43 in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.

The first targeted an anti-terrorism military camp with detention facilities for suspected militants, while the other targeted an office for the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) which is also the residence of Aden’s former governor, Aidarous al-Zubaidi, witnesses and officials said. Al-Zubaidi was not present when the bomb went off.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/24/two-car-bombs-kill-at-least-six-and-wound-43-in-yemen-city-of-aden

  


Sharper defence key for grand slam bid, says Ireland's Schmidt

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland kept their Six Nations grand slam bid firmly on track with another bonus point win on Saturday but conceding three tries for the second home game in a row gnawed at coach Joe Schmidt after the 37-27 win over Wales.

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Salah scores again as Liverpool thrash West Ham

(Reuters) – Mohamed Salah was inevitably on the scoresheet as Liverpool took full advantage of the inactivity of their top-four rivals to thrash West Ham United 4-1 at Anfield and provisionally move into second in the Premier League.

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We need a special court for free speech, delivering justice for all | Nick Cohen

Two recent privacy cases have made the case for an urgent overhaul in the law

In the 21st century, everyone can be a journalist and everyone can be a victim of journalism. Debates about free speech are fierce because millions now feel the urgency of questions that were once rarely aired outside publishers’ offices. All it takes is a mobile phone and a social media account for a citizen to become a serious commentator explaining the misconceptions of Brexit, an investigative journalist showing how power corrupts, a jeering tabloid thug on Twitter or a pornographer humiliating his ex with revenge porn.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/24/we-need-a-special-court-for-free-speech-delivering-justice-for-all

  


Uzbekistan's ex-prosecutor general detained on graft charges

TASHKENT (Reuters) – Uzbekistan’s former prosecutor general, Rashidjon Qodirov, is being investigated for alleged extortion, bribery and abuse of office, the prosecutor general’s office said on Saturday.

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Bulls snatch late try to win their Super Rugby opener

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Prop forward Pierre Schoeman’s try eight minutes from time saw the Bulls come from behind to beat the Hurricanes 21-19 in both side’s opening Super Rugby match of the season at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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Red Cross says more than 20 employees sacked or resigned over sexual misconduct

'This behaviour is a betrayal of the people and the communities we are there to serve. It is against human dignity and we should have been more vigilant in preventing this' More Here…

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/red-cross-international-committee-sexual-misconduct-oxfam-sex-scandal-haiti-foreign-aid-latest-a8226726.html

  


Rampant Liverpool hammer West Ham 4-1 to go second

Feb 24 (Reuters) – Liverpool stretched their unbeaten home run in the Premier League to 16 games and provisionally climbed one place up to second after yet another devastating performance at Anfield gave them a 4-1 win over West Ham United on Saturday.

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'BBC' strikeforce back on air as Real sink Alaves

MADRID (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s ‘BBC’ strikeforce hit back with a vengeance when Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema all scored in a 4-0 win over Alaves on Saturday as the champions moved within four points of second-placed Atletico Madrid.

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Gosling stuns Newcastle to snatch draw for Bournemouth

(Reuters) – – Former Newcastle United midfielder Dan Gosling delivered a last-gasp equaliser against his former side to complete an astonishing Bournemouth comeback in a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

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Rampant Liverpool go second after 4-1 win over West Ham

Feb 24 (Reuters) – Liverpool stretched their unbeaten home run in the Premier League to 16 games and provisionally climbed one place up to second after yet another devastating performance at Anfield gave them a 4-1 win over West Ham United on Saturday.

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Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015

ZURICH (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said 23 staff members had left since 2015 over sexual misconduct, making it the latest humanitarian organisation to be affected by abuse allegations shaking the aid sector.

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Ireland maintain perfect start in wild 37-27 win over Wales

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland maintained their perfect Six Nations start on Saturday but were made to sweat for it in a frantic 37-27 victory over Wales that kept them on track for a potential final day championship and Grand Slam decider against England.

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Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call junta leader 'liar'

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Hundreds of pro-democracy activists in Thailand wore cartoon masks portraying the country’s junta leader with a long nose on Saturday, calling him a “liar” for delaying a general election promised this year.

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Senior German conservatives urge shift to right as Merkel picks cabinet

BERLIN (Reuters) – Several senior German conservatives called on Saturday for their party to shift to the right to win back voters, throwing down the gauntlet to Chancellor Angela Merkel before she announces her choice of cabinet ministers on Sunday.

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