If you like to keep up to date with the latest international news, continue reading to discover a few of the top global news stories which are making international headlines.
The latest news around the world:
16 individuals have been sentenced to death in Bangladesh for killing a student who accused her teacher of sexual harassment:
A court in Bangladesh has decided to sentence 16 individuals to death, for murdering Nursat Jahan Rafi, a female student who had accused her head teacher of sexual harassment. The 16 individuals who have been sentenced to death were proven to have set Rafi on fire, in an effort to silence her. The 16 individuals who were found guilty of murder include several of her classmates and influential business men as well as the very teacher that Rafi had accused of sexual harassment. The judge who presided over the case told the media that he wanted to show that no one would be allowed to get away with murder in Bangladesh.
39 illegal immigrants were found dead in a lorry in the UK:
The bodies of 39 dead illegal Chinese immigrants were discovered in a lorry in Essex, England. Police in the UK have been questioning the driver of the lorry who they believe may be guilty of murdering the 39 illegal Chinese immigrants, who the police found in his lorry. The deceased were reported to include 31 adult men and 8 adult women. The lorry originally made its way to the UK through Belgium and headed to Northern Ireland before making its way to Essex.
Police have also raided the properties of a few organized crime groups, who they believe maybe implicated in human smuggling as well as the deaths of the 39 victims.
Spain decides to relocate the remains of the deceased Spanish dictator Franco:
Spain has decided to exhume and relocate the remains of the deceased Spanish dictator Franco. Franco was originally buried over 40 years ago and received a lavish ceremony. As Franco’s crimes have now tarnished his reputation, the Spanish King and the Spanish government decided it would be a wise idea to exhume his remains and to relocate them to a less notable location. A state cemetery by the name of El Pardo which is located in Madrid.
Chinese law enforcement has started to crack down on Mahjong players:
As you probably now Mahjong is one of the most popular games in China and is loved by generations. However, Chinese law enforcement has recently decided to crack down on Mahjong players in a bid to curb gambling. For the time being only unlicensed Mahjong establishments will be forced to shut. Although a large proportion of the Mahjong clubs in China are thought to be unlicensed clubs that will be affected by China’s new Mahjong regulations.
Researchers have successfully taught rats how to drive mini cars:
Researchers at the University of Richmond, which is located in the United States have successfully taught lab rats how to drive mini cars. Furthermore according to the researchers driving the mini cars help the rats feel less stressed.
Hopefully you now feel up to date with the latest current events around the world.