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Chad’s Deby wins sixth term as army fends off rebel advance

People drive past a Chad army tank near presidential palace, as fighters from the rebel Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT) appeared to be moving toward the capital according to the United States, in N’djamena, Chad April 19, 2021. REUTERS/ Stringer April 19, 2021 By Mahamat Ramadane N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Chad’s veteran leader […]

Ex-U.N. chief Ban urges Guterres to engage directly with Myanmar army

FILE PHOTO: Head of the International Olympic Committee’s ethics commission, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Pool April 19, 2021 By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -Former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urged his successor on […]

‘Critical Race Theory’ Being Taught at US Army’s West Point: Congressman

A Republican congressman said he is looking for answers from the U.S. Military Academy West Point about whether “critical race theory” is part of instruction for cadets. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) sent a letter to West Point’s superintendent, Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams about “information” that recently came to his “attention from unsettled soldiers, cadets, and families that […]

GameStop up 13% more as ‘Reddit army’ bets on sales turnaround

FILE PHOTO: GameStop logo is seen near displayed stock graph in this illustration taken February 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration March 26, 2021 By Susan Mathew (Reuters) – “Meme” stock-in-chief GameStop jumped another 13% in value on Friday, building on a surge since results earlier this week that showed online sales improving and a much-hyped management […]

Army helicopter vaccine drop brings relief to tiny Irish island

Dr. Richard Quinn, his daughter clinical nurse Aoife Gallagher and Sgt Niall O’Connor carry boxes as Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines are delivered by helicopter to Arranmore Island, Ireland March 11, 2021. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne March 11, 2021 By Clodagh Kilcoyne ARRANMORE, Ireland (Reuters) – The army pilots landed their helicopter on the tiny Irish island […]