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John Lennon´s killer Mark Chapman denied parole

John Lennon’s killer has been denied parole for a 10th time and will remain behind bars for at least two more years. Mark David Chapman appeared before New York’s parole board on Wednesday. In a denial decision obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the board said it had determined Chapman’s release “would be incompatible with the welfare and…

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East African Activists Urge Museveni to Release Bobi Wine

The arrest and alleged torture of the singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine sparked angry protests Monday, and has led to calls from civil society groups in Tanzania and Kenya for him to be released. His popularity is seen as a test for Museveni’s government. “It’s politics at play,” Bobi Wine’s lawyer Medard Ssegona told RFI. “The regime ……

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PM Narendra Modi To Launch India Post Payments Bank On Sept. 1

The Smarter way to get your business news – Subscribe to BloombergQuint on WhatsApp Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sept. 1 will launch the long-awaited India Post Payments Bank that will have at least one branch in every district and focus on financial services in rural areas, a senior government official said. “The launch of India Post Payments Bank has ...

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Video of unwanted advance divides Egyptians

CAIRO (AP) — It might have been another #MeToo moment: An Egyptian woman says a man stalked her at a bus stop, made inappropriate advances, and only backed off when she began filming him with her cellphone. But when she posted the video on Facebook, it ignited an online debate in which many Egyptians, including women, took the man’s side. ...

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