Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionModi supporters celebrate after a vote which had been widely viewed as a referendum on the prime ministerPrime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the people of India for giving him a "historic mandate" of five more years in office, after a landslide victory in the general election.…
Image copyright O.B. Buell/Library and Archives Canada Image caption Chief Poundmaker Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has exonerated a Cree leader who was convicted in 1885 on a charge of "treason-felony". Chief Poundmaker was wrongfully accused as being one of the instigators in a brief rebellion against the Canadian government. He is now remembered as…
Image copyright PA EU citizens living in the UK have told of their anger after they were unable to vote in the European elections. The Electoral Commission said the "very short notice" from the government about the UK's participation in the elections had an impact on the process. EU citizens can vote in the country…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Richard Ashcroft referred to Bittersweet Symphony as a "masterpiece" One of rock music's most famous injustices has finally been resolved. For the last 22 years, The Verve haven't made a penny from Bittersweet Symphony, after forfeiting the royalties to The Rolling Stones. The song was embroiled in a legal…
Image copyright Mark Wilson/Getty images Image caption Speaker Pelosi said she is concerned for President Trump's wellbeing and that of the country The US House of Representatives' Democratic leader has questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office, calling for an "intervention". Speaker Nancy Pelosi also said she was concerned for the president's wellbeing, a day…
Image copyright Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images Image caption Baltimore's government servers have been attacked by ransomware The US city of Baltimore's government, long plagued by dysfunction, is now battling a ransomware attack that has crippled its systems for more than two weeks and counting. Hackers breached the Maryland city's servers on 7 May and demanded $100,000…
Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption John Walker Lindh expressed regret for joining the Taliban in 2002, but people have raised doubts about this contrition John Walker Lindh - the so-called "American Taliban" - has been released from prison, a move Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared "unconscionable". Lindh served 17 years of a 20-year sentence…
Image copyright EPA Image caption Geoffrey Rush had been accused of acting inappropriately towards a former co-star Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded the largest ever defamation payout to a single person in Australia. The Oscar-winner was last month awarded A$2.9m (£1.57m; US$1.99m) after winning the case against Nationwide News, which publishes Australia's Daily Telegraph.…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBJP supporters celebrate as their party looks set to win a clear majority in parliamentIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured another five-year term after winning a landslide general election victory. Results so far show his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win about 300 of…
Six months later, Azeteng boarded a bus to Abeka Lapaz in the west of Accra, where he walked along the side of the nine-lane George W Bush Highway until he reached a nondescript two-storey building, home to CSIT Limited — purveyors of computer products and technical solutions, including secret cameras. He had already done some…
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