Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Che Guevaras death, we take a look at the seven weirdest items you can buy with the communist icons face adorned on.
Oct 7, 2017
Exclusive footage sent to IBTimes UK from sources in Cameroon appears to show soldiers dragging, beating and taking protesters. Cameroons English-speaking areas held rallies marking the 56th anniversary of the incorporation of Anglophone regions into the country. Both the Northwest and Southwest regions have been rocked by anti-government protests and strikes for months.
Oct 5, 2017
Shwe Eain Si has defended the video calling it an effort by "a citizen of the country to use her fame to speak out the truth for her nation".
Oct 4, 2017
Police have shot dead 17 people, some by military helicopter, during a large separatist rally in Bamenda, Cameroon. Calls have increased across Cameroon for the country to be divided into separate states for the English-speaking and the French-speaking. Many English-speakers claim they face discrimination from the Francophone government, led by President Paul Biya.
Oct 3, 2017
The founder of iconic magazine Playboy, Hugh M. Hefner, died at the age of 91 from natural causes in Los Angeles. Though he was considered disgusting to womenkind for his attitudes on women, relationships and nudity, but he was also an admirable businessman, celebrity and American pioneer. In honor of his passing, here are 10 quotes to celebrate the former California playboy.
Sep 29, 2017
The ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia has been lifted.But women are still prohibited from doing many things.An assigned male family member must give a woman permission to open a bank account, own a passport or even leave prison.In recent years some of these rules have been reformed. In some cases women can now work and study without the consent of a male guardian.
Sep 27, 2017
Sri Lankan monks and hardline nationalist protesters forced 31 Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers to flee a United Nations safe house in the capital Colombo on 26 September, police said.
Sep 27, 2017
This bizarre Madurai temple ritual forces minor girls to stay with priest and parade half-naked for 7 km!
After the ban on WhatsApp has been lifted in Saudi Arabia, we take a look a six other surprising things that are banned in the country which follows a strict sharia law.
Sep 21, 2017
Besides ongoing row over the central government's plans to deport Rohingya Muslims, another refugee crisis is boiling in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh.
Sep 19, 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attacked the chairman of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Chito Gascon, asking if he was a paedophile for investigating cases of young teenagers and amp;#39; murders in the government and amp;#39;s bloody war on drugs. Why is this guy so pre...suffocated with the issue of young people, especially boys? Are you a paedophile? Duterte asked, referring to Gascon. Why are you smitten with teenagers? Are you? I and amp;#39;m having my doubts. Are you gay or a pedophile? he added, according to Reuters.Duterte and amp;#39;s comments came days after the Philippines congress allied with Duterte voted to slash the annual budget of the CHR to just $20.
Sep 17, 2017
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are scrambling for food and water. Nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims arrived from western Myanmar since Aug. 25. They are fleeing a Myanmar government offensive against insurgents. The UN called Myanmars actions ethnic cleansing. The recent wave of refugees sparked a humanitarian crisis in both Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Sep 16, 2017
"India has been home to refugees for centuries. It has continued to receive a large number of refugees from different countries" states NHRC.
Sep 16, 2017
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