'A torrent of ghastly revelations': what military service taught me about America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The long read ’A torrent of ghastly revelations’: what military service taught me about America Training exercises in a replica town at the US Marine Corps base in Twentynine Palms, California. Photograph: AB Forces News/Alamy Training on a base in California, and later serving Läs mer…

Former Indian MP jailed for life over 1984 Sikh massacre

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India Congress party’s Sajjan Kumar is most prominent figure to be convicted over mass murder People burn placards and effigies of India’s main opposition Congress party leaders, Sajjan Kumar and Kamal Nath, during a protest near the party’s headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Reuters Läs mer…

The populist social media playbook: the battle for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Sri Lanka: ousted prime minister Wickremesinghe reinstalled

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Sri Lanka's PM resigns in effort to ease constitutional crisis

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India: eleven die after eating 'toxic' rice at temple

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India Officials believe a foul-smelling tomato rice and flavoured water offered at Hindu temple in Karnataka was contaminated Local authorities in the Indian city of Mysore believe a toxic substance got mixed in with the rice at the temple. Photograph: Royal Mysore Walks Eleven Läs mer…

Twitter CEO accused of ignoring plight of Rohingya in tweets promoting Myanmar

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jack Dorsey Jack Dorsey rhapsodised about 10-day meditation retreat and encouraged his 4 million followers to visit Jack Dorsey tweeted to his 4 million followers: ‘The people are full of joy and the food is amazing.’ Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters The CEO of Twitter has Läs mer…