The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, was killed on Monday during a visit to the eastern part of the country in a World Food Program (WFP) convoy. "The three fatalities have been identified as the Italian Ambassador to DRC, Luca Attanasio, an Italian embassy official, and a WFP driver," the UN agency said in a statement. Other passengers were also injured as the delegation was set to visit a WFP school feeding program, the agency added. Italy’s Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio left a meeting in Brussels to return to Rome following the news. "The circumstances of this brutal attack are not yet known and no effort will be spared to shed light on what happened," Di Maio said on Facebook , h o noring the victims as "two servants of the state . " Enovy died of his injuries Attanasio died of his injuries after the convoy was ambushed in Virunga National Park near the eastern city of Goma , the … [Read more...] about Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies in attack on UN convoy
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THOUSANDS of pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and bingo halls across England are now open as lockdown measures are eased. July 4 marked the start of the phase three of Boris Johnson's plan to get the country back to some normality while also trying to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Brits can get haircut, watch a blockbuster film and go to church from this weekend as long as the businesses are Covid-19 secure. It means pubs and restaurants will be limited to table service , while hairdressers will have to wear visors as they work . Firms will also have to collect contact details from customers to help NHS Track and Trace to control the spread of the virus. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that unlocking the nation relies a lot on the "British public to use their common sense". And if the number of positive coronavirus cases look like they could be getting out of control, local lockdowns will be put in place, like in Leicester . But it won't … [Read more...] about Full list of businesses now open including pubs, hairdressers and cinemas
Vincent Keymer isn't the type of individual to be easily sidetracked – not by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has put a stop to chess players sitting across the board from one another, and not by the high hopes the German chess community is placing in the 16-year-old. "External pressure has never been much of a problem for me," the student from the small town of Saulheim in western Germany told DW. "If I were to start trying to live up to the expectations of others, I would lose control over my own destiny." Seven hours against Magnus Carlsen The youngster, seen as the greatest talent Germany has produced in half a century, has been steadily climbing the competitive chess ladder. Keymer first beat a grandmaster at the age of 10 and at 14 he earned the title of grandmaster himself – becoming the youngest-ever German to do so. By then he had already sat opposite world champion Magnus Carlsen for the first time – in the first round of a the Grenke Chess Open in Karlsruhe during … [Read more...] about German chess prodigy Vincent Keymer: ‘External pressure has never been a problem’
VARIOUS prison riots in Ecuador have claimed the lives of nearly 80 inmates. Local authorities have now regained control of the detention centers in three different cities after days of turmoil. How many people died in the Ecuador prison riots? Nearly 80 inmates have died due to several violent riots in several prisons in Ecuador. The agency responsible for the prisoners claimed that 37 of them died in the city of Guayaquil, 34 in the city of Cuenca, and eight in the central city of Latacunga. What happened in the Ecuador prison riot? Coordinated fights reportedly broke out in the maximum security wings of the detention centers as rival gangs fought for leadership. The riots occurred after a weapons search was carried out on Monday within the centers, according to authorities. After three days of chaos, authorities were able to take control of the situation. Local television footage from February 22 depicted prisoners jumping from high walls and others … [Read more...] about How many people died in the Ecuador prison riots?