Did Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed get the Nobel Prize too soon? | UpFront (Headliner)

In 2018 Abiy Ahmed became prime minister of Ethiopia, after protests caused the ruling coalition to reshuffle and remove the governing party from power after nearly 30 years of authoritarian rule. In addition to sweeping political and economic reforms, Abiy released political prisoners and made a peace deal with neighbouring Eritrea, ending two decades of … Read more Did Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed get the Nobel Prize too soon? | UpFront (Headliner)

World Vision aid worker still being held in Israeli prison | 7:30

Three years ago the Australian Government suspended funding to the charity World Vision, over allegations the aid was being funnelled to Palestinian militant group Hamas. Although a government investigation found the allegations were unfounded, the man held responsible is still languishing in an Israeli Prison. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-13/world-vision-aid-worker-still-behind-bars-in-israel/11924658 For more from ABC News, click … Read more World Vision aid worker still being held in Israeli prison | 7:30

Macron accused of ‘greenwashing’ during Alps visit

The French President visited the French Alps on Thursday drawing attention to rapidly melting glaciers and broader climate change concerns. Internet users were sceptical and the term ‘greenwashing’ was used frequently. Elsewhere, French political figure Elisabeth Balkany has gone viral for a pose she struck while waiting for her husband to be released from prison … Read more Macron accused of ‘greenwashing’ during Alps visit

Democrats demand probe of Trump’s role in Roger Stone’s case

¨President Donald Trump has praised Attorney General William Barr after the justice department lowered the prison time for Trump’s friend and ally Roger Stone. Whilst Democrats voice concerns over the President’s perceived use of office to punish his enemies and protect his allies, Republicans have rejected any claims of an abuse of power. Barr has … Read more Democrats demand probe of Trump’s role in Roger Stone’s case

Barclays CEO Staley on Earnings, Profitability, Epstein Relationship

Feb.13 — Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer Jes Staley talks about financial results, profitability and a Financial Conduct Authority probe into his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced millionaire who died in prison last year after being arrested on charges of sex trafficking minors. Staley talks with Anna Edwards and Matt Miller on “Bloomberg Markets: European … Read more Barclays CEO Staley on Earnings, Profitability, Epstein Relationship

Barclays CEO Says He’s Been `Very Transparent’ About Epstein Relationship

Feb.13 — Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer Jes Staley talks about a Financial Conduct Authority probe into his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced millionaire who died in prison last year after being arrested on charges of sex trafficking minors. Staley talks with Anna Edwards on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

DOJ Roger Stone move an ‘abomination of the rule of law’: Critics

US Attorney-General William Barr has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee to answer questions about President Donald Trump’s close ally Roger Stone. Stone, a veteran political consultant, was sentenced to seven to nine years in prison for lying to Congress over an investigation into whether Trump’s 2016 election campaign had colluded with Russia. … Read more DOJ Roger Stone move an ‘abomination of the rule of law’: Critics

UK cracks down on harmful social media content

The United Kingdom has announced measures to hold social media platforms accountable for harmful content for better protection of online users. Under new plans, tech firms will be responsible for removing content that promotes violence, cyberbullying or child abuse. Companies and executives could face substantial fines or prison sentences if they fail to act. Al … Read more UK cracks down on harmful social media content

Blogger faces 5-year prison for coronavirus prank on Moscow subway

The whole scene was filmed on camera and turned out be a prank, staged by blogger Karomat Dzhaborov and his friends. After learning about the charges against him, Dzhaborov handed himself in at the Prosecutor’s Office. The prankster has been detained for 30 days, pending investigation. MORE: https://on.rt.com/aarq Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc … Read more Blogger faces 5-year prison for coronavirus prank on Moscow subway

US: Prosecutors quit case after DOJ reversal on Stone prison time

All four prosecutors investigating a close ally of President Donald Trump withdrew from the case after the US Justice Department overruled their sentencing recommendation. Roger Stone was convicted on seven counts of lying to the US Congress, obstruction and witness tampering. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Washington, DC. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more US: Prosecutors quit case after DOJ reversal on Stone prison time