Myanmar Police Official Sentenced in Sexual Harassment Case

  A high-ranking police official in Myanmar was sentenced Friday for sexually exploiting female subordinates in exchange for promotions, a Ministry of Home Affairs official said — a rare conviction in a society where men hold most positions of authority and generally are not held to account for abuses of power. Police Brigadier General Zaw […]

Komet Announces Closing of Previously Announced Transaction Regarding the Sale of the Dabia Sud Property in Mali

MONTREAL, July 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Further to its news release dated May 15, 2020 announcing the entering into of a binding letter of intent, Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”; TSX-V: KMT) is pleased to announce that it has closed, on July 2, 2020 (the “Closing Date”) its previously announced transaction relating to the […]

US Celebrates Independence Amid Push to Remove Symbols of Pro-Slavery Legacy

The United States celebrates its Independence Day holiday this weekend as a campaign to remove symbols of the country’s pro-slavery legacy gains momentum. Efforts to remove monuments that celebrate the Confederacy, a government of 11 slave-holding southern states that seceded from the United States, triggering the Civil War in 1861, began to gain momentum in […]

Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Top 11 Million

  Coronavirus cases have surpassed 11 million worldwide, as the outbreak continues to surge in several countries including the United States, where case numbers tallied their largest single day total, topping 57,000. Friday’s totals in the United States, reported by The Washington Post, marked the seventh record-breaking day of coronavirus cases in nine days. Cases are […]