Zimbabwe Protesters Begin Marching Towards Mugabe Residence

Zimbabweans celebrating the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe marched towards his residence in the capital Harare on Saturday, live television pictures showed, as the country prepared to oust its leader of the last 37 years. Hundreds of thousands of Continue reading Zimbabwe Protesters Begin Marching Towards Mugabe Residence

Exotic Indonesian birds smuggled in drain pipes

A wildlife raid in Indonesia yielded startling results after 125 exotic birds were found squashed into pipes. Police say 84 eclectus parrots and 41 endangered white cockatoos were stuffed into drain pipes sealed by wire. Indonesia’s vast jungles are home Continue reading Exotic Indonesian birds smuggled in drain pipes

Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Complains About Lack Of Food And Water In Prison

Billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka “Evans”, has told the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja that the last time he was fed by the Nigerian prison authority was five days ago. Mr. Onwuamadike and the other five accused persons Continue reading Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Complains About Lack Of Food And Water In Prison

South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry

South Korea has delayed its nationwide college entrance exam for the first time ever, after the country was struck by an earthquake on Wednesday. Students and parents usually spend months preparing for the crucial exam. The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit Continue reading South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry

Defiant Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country’s army took over on Wednesday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its Continue reading Defiant Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance

Far-Right Accounts Lose Twitter Verified Tick

Twitter has stripped several far-right accounts of their “verified” badge, after changing its policy. Among them are Jason Kessler who helped organise a far-right march in Charlottesville, and white supremacist Richard Spencer. English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson also had Continue reading Far-Right Accounts Lose Twitter Verified Tick

BHU professor’s Har Har Mahadev app blocks porn sites, plays bhajans instead

A professor at Varanasi’s Banaras Hindu University has come up with a novel and technologically-advanced way to block students from watching porn. Dr. Vijaynath Mishra, a professor at BHU’s Institute Of Medical Sciences, has developed an online tool he calls Continue reading BHU professor’s Har Har Mahadev app blocks porn sites, plays bhajans instead

UPDATE: Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early

A rail company in Japan has apologised after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. In a statement, the company said the train had been scheduled to leave at 9:44:40 local time but left at 9:44:20. The mistake happened Continue reading UPDATE: Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early