February 23, 2019

Haiti election results delayed amid fraud fears

Officials from the Haiti Provisional Electoral Council have delayed the certification of results from last month's run-off legislative polls. The Council said it would not publish 19 seats' results "out of concern for transparency", but did not say if there would be recount. President-elect … [Read more...]

US State Department issues Europe travel alert

The United States issued a general travel alert for Americans in Europe on Sunday amid concerns that al Qaeda or related groups are planning attacks on civilian targets. The U.S. State Department says "U.S. citizens should take every precaution to be aware of their surroundings and to adopt … [Read more...]

Petition against killing dolphins delivered as hunt gets underway in Japan

Ric O'Barry the star of the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove - about the Japanese town of Taiji that slaughters dolphins - has delivered a petition to the US Embassy in Tokyo demanding an end to the annual dolphin hunt. The petition was signed by over 1.7 million people from 155 nations and … [Read more...]