Roinghya and other topics – Daily Briefing (3 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Gabon/Equatorial Guinea – Covid-19/Csw – Syria – Iraq – Rohingya – Libya – Somalia – Wildlife – Noon Guest Tomorrow – Honour Roll GABON/EQUATORIAL GUINEA The Secretary-General took part in a ceremony to mark the Special Agreement on the border dispute between the Gabonese … Read more Roinghya and other topics – Daily Briefing (3 March 2020)

Special Agreement on the border dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea

The ceremony marked the successful conclusion of a United Nations mediation process, which aimed at facilitating a peaceful solution to the longstanding border dispute between the Gabonese Republic and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. ——— The UN Secretary-General António Guterres today (3 Mar) welcomed “the successful conclusion of a mediation process at the United Nations, … Read more Special Agreement on the border dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea

How rumors on WhatsApp led to a mob killing in India | The Fact Checker

On July 13, 2018, five friends took a road trip to visit the Indian countryside village of Handikera, which is in the southern state of Karnataka. The five men, Salham Al Kubassi, Mohammed Salman, Mohammed Azam, Mohammed Afroz and Noor Mohammad, traveled to the outskirts of town for a picnic. But what was set to … Read more How rumors on WhatsApp led to a mob killing in India | The Fact Checker

The suspicious video that helped spark an attempted coup in Gabon | The Fact Checker

Gabon’s president Ali Bongo Ondimba hadn’t been seen in public for months. He had fallen ill in October 2018 while visiting Saudi Arabia. Over the next few months, questions about Bongo’s health grew as the government provided little and dueling health reports. In October, the president’s spokesperson said Bongo suffered “severe fatigue.” By mid-November, it … Read more The suspicious video that helped spark an attempted coup in Gabon | The Fact Checker

Introducing ‘FakeOut’: A series about misinformation from The Fact Checker

Over the last year, we’ve expanded our video series well beyond fact-checking American politicians. We introduced a comprehensive guide to manipulated video, explained the complex history of Turkey and the Kurds, and investigated conflicting reports of violence in Kashmir. And now we’re trying something new. For the next three episodes, the Fact Checker video team … Read more Introducing ‘FakeOut’: A series about misinformation from The Fact Checker

Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Nearly 100 teams took part in football internationals around the world yesterday evening, Wednesday 17th November 2010. Argentina met their old rivals Brazil with both sides having changed their management following below par World Cup efforts. Argentina, via Lionel Messi, got the best of their friendly encounter with the only goal of Argentina’s 1-0 victory … Read more Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010

48 International football matches are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17th November 2010, including several teams who reached the latter stages of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In a return to an old rivalry, neighbours England and France will meet at Wembley, where their friendly match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm GMT. Romania … Read more Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010