In The News……..

In the news

Ai Weiwei

  • Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei (pictured) is released from detention.
  • Ban Ki-moon is re-elected for a second term as the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  • Former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is sentenced in absentia to 35 years in jail.
  • RusAir Flight 9605 crashes in Petrozavodsk, Russia, killing 44 people.
  • ICANN votes for an expansion of the available generic top-level domains, allowing owners to choose a suffix for the address of a website.
  • Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo resigns from his position as Prime Minister of Somalia.