Tag: AP

Jun 6

Reports: Italian ex-premier, business executives investigated over Colombia deal for ships, planes

Article content ROME (AP) — Police on Tuesday searched the offices and homes of a former Italian premier and several leading business executives in an investigation of alleged corruption involving the sale of military planes, ships and submarines to Colombia, Italian state television reported. Massimo D’Alema, a leftist politician who served as Italian premier from […]
Jun 5

U.S. sanctions Russia-backed actors over Moldovan destabilization protests

Article content WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. sanctioned a group of Russian-intelligence linked individuals Monday for their role in allegedly helping the Kremlin destabilize Moldova’s democratically-elected government through protests in Moldova’s capitol earlier this year. Article content Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control designated seven members of a group linked to sanctioned Moldovan oligarch, Ilan […]
Jun 4

Senegal’s government suspends mobile internet access amid days of deadly clashes

Article content DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal’s government temporarily suspended mobile phone data on Sunday as the country reels from days of deadly clashes between police and supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. Article content The ministry of communication, telecommunications and digital economy said that because of the diffusion of “subversive messages in a context […]
Jun 4

Hundreds of thousands march in Poland anti-government protests to show support for democracy

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: The Associated Press Vanessa Gera Published Jun 04, 2023  •  5 minute read Join the conversation Article content WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched in an anti-government protest in Poland’s capital on Sunday, with citizens traveling from across the country to voice […]
Jun 4

Guinea-Bissau votes to elect legislature more than a year after president dissolved parliament

Article content BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — Bissau-Guineans voted Sunday in a highly anticipated election to fill Guinea-Bissau’s national legislature, more than a year after the West African nation’s president dissolved parliament. Nearly 1 million voters were registered to elect more than 100 lawmakers from six parties with active seats in the National People’s Assembly, according […]
Jun 3

Twitter executive responsible for content safety resigns after Elon Musk criticism

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: The Associated Press Published Jun 03, 2023  •  Last updated 3 minutes ago  •  2 minute read Join the conversation FILE – Twitter logos hang outside the company’s offices in San Francisco, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Ella Irwin, a top Twitter executive responsible for safety and content […]
Jun 2

Disney lawsuit judge removes himself from case but not for reasons cited by DeSantis

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: The Associated Press Mike Schneider Published Jun 02, 2023  •  2 minute read Join the conversation Article content ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the First Amendment lawsuit that Walt Disney Parks filed against Gov. Ron DeSantis and others is disqualifying himself, but not […]