Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Red Cross

NGO Highlight: 6 killed, Red Cross urges unconditional release of remaining staff members abducted...

The Red Cross on Saturday called for the unconditional release of two staff members who were abducted when their convoy was ambushed in northern...
Norma McCorvey

Norma McCorvey, aka “Jane Roe”, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dies...

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the US Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later...
Sundar Pichai Google CEO

Sundar Pichai, Google CEO, writes back to 7 year old girl who wants a...

A 7-year-old girl was elated when she received a letter back from Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai after she expressed her love for computers and...
Twitter

Twitter hardens campaign against hate, abuse and online hate

Twitter announced Tuesday that it is expanding efforts to protect its users from abuse and harassment, the latest milestone in a broader, growing corporate...
Heather Mack

Via YouTube Heather Mack takes blame for mom’s murder in Bali

A Chicago woman imprisoned in Indonesia for the 2014 killing of her mother says in videos posted on YouTube that she acted alone and...
Central African Republic Water for Good

NGO Highlight : Water for Good focuses on water in Central African Republic

NEWSDESK is publishing regular articles to honor random micro NGOs operating around the globe serving local communities under the title heading “NGO Highlight”. This...
Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her Sapphire Anniversary today

Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her Sapphire Anniversary on Monday, marking 65 years on the British throne. The longest-living monarch took the throne in 1952 after...
Day Care

Day Care Posts Note Telling Parents to Get Off Their Phones: ‘Are You Happy...

A Texas day care has posted a reminder to parents to get off their phones and enjoy their children. Juliana Farris Mazurkewicz, whose child...
educating Mauritians animal welfare

NGO Highlight: PAWS is educating Mauritians to humanely manage local population of companion animals

NEWSDESK is publishing regular articles to honor random micro NGOs operating around the globe serving local communities under the title heading “NGO Highlight”. This...
Facebook

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg sues over rights to Hawaiian hideaway

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has launched a raft of lawsuits that could see the U.S. billionaire secure full ownership of his island hideaway from...

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Quincy Jones, Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson at Montreux Jazz Festival

Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
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Over 3300 killed in Congo’s Kasai region – Catholic church report

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...
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Oil tanker truck explosion in Bahawalpur, Pakistan kills at least 135

A devastating accident involving an oil tanker truck explosion has left at least 135 people dead in Bahawalpur, eastern Pakistan, the country's Oil and Gas...