Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform. To be allowed on the Apple and Google app stores, social networking services must have effective systems for moderating harmful or abusive content.
The US Justice Department announced charges Monday against three men who allegedly helped fund separatist fighters in Cameroon and supported the 2020 kidnapping of Catholic cardinal Christian Tumi. The funds also supported kidnappings by the separatists, including of Tumi and Sehm Mbinglo, a traditional chief in the troubled region.
Canada's foreign minister on Monday ordered her officials to summon Russia's ambassador in Ottawa, Oleg Stepanov, over a series of "hateful" anti-LGBTQ tweets including one aimed at an openly lesbian federal minister. Minister Joly has directed Global Affairs Canada to summon the Russian ambassador to tell him as much," she said.
Normally, it would be horrible news to football fans anywhere that their team's star player was injured. He's a great player.
An aircraft flew in from a neighbouring country overnight and bombed Central African Republic (CAR) troops and their Russian paramilitary allies, but caused only material damage, the government said Monday. "The explosives caused major material damage," the government said.
Despite decades of effort, plastic pollution is only getting worse -- a gloomy fact that representatives of almost 200 nations meeting in Uruguay Monday are determined to change. The meeting in Uruguay will last for five days, and is only a first step in the negotiations process.