DRC Police Open Fire on Crowd Protesting Election Law Change


VOA News At least one person was injured when security forces fired live rounds and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital on Monday as opposition parties tried to block a change in the law that may delay elections due in 2016. Demonstrators are angry about a revised election law that requires a national census be carried out before…

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Ex-Korean Air executive on trial in ‘nut rage’ case

The former Korean Air executive famous for an inflight tantrum over macadamia nuts has pleaded not guilty to violating aviation safety law and hindering a government investigation. Lawyers for Cho Hyun-ah did not dispute the major elements of the prosecutor’s account of events on December 5th when Ms Cho’s behaviour […]