Oscar Pistorius was released from prison in South Africa in October 2019, after having served nine years of his 13-year sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013. After his release, Pistorius was placed under correctional supervision for the remainder of his sentence. The supervision, which he is required to comply with, includes biometric testing and a ban on international travel. Pistorius must also report to the parole board on a regular basis.
Protests against the US’ potential move to shift its policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have spread across the Middle East and North Africa. Protests have been reported in parts of Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sultan, Qatar, and Kuwait with thousands of people taking to the streets to express their anger and opposition to […]
A promising athlete, a volunteer firefighter, a renowned academic. Czechs mourn the 14 killed in university mass shooting
The shooting at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, has sent shockwaves across the nation. A gunman shot dead fourteen people on March 22nd, 2021, in what is one of the deadliest mass shootings in Czech history. Among the victims were promising athletes, volunteer firefighters, renowned academics, and many others. Vladimír Motl was a 16-year-old […]
The Southern Taurid meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend (November 10 – 11). Depending on local light pollution, viewers may be able to see fireballs on the night of peak activity. The best time to watch will be after dusk until dawn, with the maximum activity likely coming around 2:00 am local time.