Many opposition figures decried the election as marred by bribery and irregularities, but independent commentators say the election was the most open for years. Because of unrest caused largely by jihadi insurgents from neighboring Mali, polling stations were unable to open in at least one fifth of the country. … [Read more...] about Burkina Faso incumbent Kabore wins presidential election, preliminary results show
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Maradona’s body was held in a wooden coffin draped with the blue-and-white national flag and an Argentina strip with the No 10 that had been part of his nickname “D10S” – a play on dios, the Spanish word for “god”. Fans threw flowers, football shirts and rosaries on to the coffin while, outside, health workers distributed water among the huge crowds standing under a punishing southern springtime sun as they waited their turn to enter. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s like my old man died’: Argentinians flock to palace for Maradona goodbyes
But any faint hopes his legion of fans had of seeing him back in the squared-circle have been ended by WrestlingNews, with the website claiming McMahon has accepted Undertaker is fully retired. … [Read more...] about The Undertaker emotional with wife Michelle McCool in candid new backstage pictures following Survivor Series retirement
Who are Joe Biden's presidential Cabinet picks? John Kerry, climate change envoy The former secretary of state will become Biden's special presidential envoy for climate. Kerry served as a senator from Massachusetts from 1983 to 2013 before taking the top foreign policy role in the second Obama administration. Kerry signed the Paris Climate Agreement for the United States in 2015 — Donald Trump pulled the US out of the accord two years later. … [Read more...] about Biden’s climate policy: What does John Kerry’s appointment mean for the environment?
"The men were immediately beaten. There was a Russian woman with us. She demanded access to the Russian ambassador, but she was taken into a neighboring cell and beaten. They told her she would never return home," Pavlova recalls. She describes how two guards were particularly brutal: a man with blue eyes and a woman with blond hair named Kristina. Other prisoners, she says, had spoken of the pair before. … [Read more...] about Belarus protests: Prisoners accuse police of torture, detail ‘beatings’