Turkey believes that the coup attempt , in which 250 people were killed, was orchestrated by the network led by the USA -based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen. Life sentences imposed on six journalists today by a court in Turkey are an unparalleled attack on freedom of expression and on the media, two worldwide experts on media freedom have said in a joint statement .
She urged victims to come forward, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Earlier on Friday, Oxfam said it would create an independent commission to review the group's practices and culture. My message to women who have suffered: I'm fighting this abuse. "I struggle to understand why they didn't respond immediately to that call for additional resource", she said.
Austrian snowboarder Markus Schairer took a nasty fall during a quarterfinal race in snowboard cross at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang . After lying on the ground for several moments, he got back up but appeared to be in pain. Schairer had suffered an elbow injury in a crash during a previous event on Thursday, ESPN reported. The report said that Schairer will be taken back to Austria for more treatment.
Cricket minnows Nepal have moved a step closer to qualifying for next year's Cricket World Cup after advancing to the qualifying tournament. Young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane starred with bat and ball as Nepal claimed a thrilling one-wicket win over Canada on Wednesday to book a place at next month´s 2019 cricket World Cup qualifying tournament.
According to Aoun's office, he also told Tillerson that Lebanon rejects Israeli claims over parts of the countries' maritime border where Lebanon will be drilling for oil and gas. The United States has sought to mediate the disagreement, with Acting Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfield meeting with top officials in Lebanon since February 6.
The Gupta family and their associates - including government officials - allegedly received over R100 million in funds unlawfully through the project, which only got 1% of the reported R220 million budgeted to get the farming project going.