Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: criticism

Malian PM resigns as anger mounts over massacre

BAMAKO: Mali’s prime minister resigned along with his entire government following criticism over their handling of an upsurge of violence in the centre of the country and a massacre last month that left 160 people dead. A statement from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s office said he had accepted Soumeylou Boubeye ...

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Kate deletes all her Instagram posts

HOLLYWOOD: The 45-year-old actress mysteriously removed every picture from her social media account with no warning or reason behind her decision. Although her posts are gone, the account hasn’t been deleted as all Instagram users, including her 2.8 million followers, are still able to access the page, and the blank ...

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Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

BANGKOK: A Saudi woman being held at Bangkok airport appealed for asylum and for other passengers to help protest her looming deportation, in desperate tweets from the hotel room where she barricaded herself. The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny of Saudi Arabia over its investigation and handling ...

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Melania Trump’s spokeswoman lashes out at FLOTUS

NEW YORK-Sputnik:  Although the First Lady has largely stepped away from her husband’s war or words with American mainstream media, she is no stranger to frequent criticism coming from news outlets. Her supporters claim, however, that the media put the spotlight on the trivia, while missing out the most important ...

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Democrats gave Iran $150b, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump came up with another round of criticism against the Democratic Party on Twitter over its reluctance to allocate money for building the border wall from the US budget. Trump used the $150 billion dollars that former President Barack Obama allegedly gave Iran as an argument ...

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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

SYDNEY: An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using – what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as – “racist and sexist tropes”. Mark Knight’s caricature, published in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at ...

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Saudi Arabia halts all medical treatment for citizens in Canada

RIYADH/TORONTO: Saudi Arabia barred all citizens from receiving medical treatment in Canada as a diplomatic dispute over criticism of its human rights record intensifies. Riyadh also announced it is coordinating the transfer of all Saudi patients from Canadian hospitals to other medical facilities outside Canada, the Saudi press agency reported ...

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Mesut Ozil quits Germany over ‘racism and disrespect’

BERLIN: Mesut Ozil was warmly applauded by Turkey but faced uproar at home in Germany after announcing he was quitting the German national football team, lambasting “racism” over criticism for the side’s World Cup debacle. Ozil, who has Turkish roots but was born in Germany, had been under fire since posing ...

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