“The announcement came afterÂ Philip Hammond, the foreign secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday that a Briton appeared to be responsible for the killing, which was shown in a video released by Islamic State (Isis) militants.”
On Tuesday Russian officials strongly called out the Bulgarian government to crack down on vandalism of Russian monuments. This came after another incident where Bulgarian spray painted a Russian monument dedicated to veterans as American super heroes and villains. Russian embassy in Bulgaria has urged individuals not only to clean up but find the delinquents.
Scientists discovered a jar of liquid shipwrecked a couple months ago. After conducting tests they determined the liquid to be alcohol. The alcohol is presumably dated back as far as 200 years ago. The scientists claim that the alcohol although old is still drinkable but most likely does not taste well.
It was recently revealed that the premier online store, Amazon, will be conducting field tests of its drone shipping in India instead of in America. Experts cite that the reason India is the prime location for such experimentation is because of their lax laws on unmanned aerial vehicles(UAVs) compared to that of America which would prohibit Amazon from conducting such tests. Amazonâ€™s only comment on the matter was that they do â€śnot comment on what we [Amazon] may or may not do in the future.â€ť
Born on February 5, 1903, Sakari Momoi is the oldest man in the world. The Japanese man just recently received recognition from the Guinness World Records. Many are not surprised considering that the oldest woman in the world, 116 year old Misao Okawa, is also Japanese. Japan has long been famous for its massive population of elders (around 32 million).
Women applying for state jobs in Brazil are now being required to submit virginity tests. Comments from the government have denied the allegations but apparently these test requirements have been in effect since 2012.Â The lengthy list of required tests has angered the public who deem it unnecessary as such private affairs are irrelevant to an individualâ€™s performance on the job.
“She was claiming to have powers to heal Ebola. Cases from Guinea were crossing into Sierra Leone for treatment,” Mohamed Vandi, the top medical official in the hard-hit district of Kenema, told AFP. “She got infected and died. During her funeral, women around the other towns got infected.””
According to reports, since February, nearly 10 migrant children have died after being deported to Honduras from the US. A Honduran morgue director reported that including the 10 deported from America, nearly 42 children have died since February most likely as a result of domestic violence. Although the White House funded $18.5 million to help law enforcement fight crimes in Honduras streets, Congress is pushing to continue to send back unaccompanied minor immigrants about three times a week.
The Economist revealed a survey yesterday of the most livable cities in the world. While Melbourne Australia captured first place, the Syrian city Damascus was voted dead last. The report also revealed that Damascus has had the largest drop in â€ślivabilityâ€ť in recent years. Amongst Damascus were Lagos, Dhaka and Port Moresby who were not far from least livable cities in the world. Vancouver, Vinenna and Toronto were all at the top of the list.
Two of the biggest Indian corporation magnates, Tata Consultancy Services and Bharti Enterprises, have separately but similarly vowed to support efforts to help rural school children.Â Both as a response to their Prime Minister Narendra Modiâ€™s call to â€śClean Indiaâ€ť, the companies, in a $16.5 million effort, will be building toilets in rural schools for children.