07 August 2022


Ten Sri Lankans vanish from Commonwealth Games: official (13)
The nine athletes and a manager vanished after completing their events, the official said, requesting anonymity. 07th August 2022 04:29 PM Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 logo By AFP COLOMBO: Ten members of crisis-hit Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games contingent in Birmingham have disappeared in a suspected attempt to remain in Britain, a top sports official from the island nation told AFP on Sunday.
Top US diplomat visits Solomon Islands (9)
By Agence France-Presse August 8, 2022 PACIFIC VISIT US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman (third left) and US Ambassador to Australia Caroline Kennedy (left) pose for pictures with delegates and representatives of the governments and armed forces of Australia, New Zealand and Japan at the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal at Skyline Ridge in Honiara on Solomon Islands on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022.
U.K. museum agrees to return stolen Benin Bronzes to Nigeria (6)
World U.K. museum agrees to return stolen Benin Bronzes to Nigeria Benin Bronzes are displayed at the Linden Museum in Stuttgart, Germany on June 29, 2022 .African countries' efforts at restitution of artifacts from institutions in Europe are now blossoming with the return of pieces that once were thought unattainable.
Germany defender Nico Schulz under investigation for domestic violence (5)
By AFP 108s ago Berlin - Germany defender Nico Schulz is under criminal investigation for domestic violence, after the Borussia Dortmund player's ex-partner filed a police complaint. The Dortmund State Prosecutor confirmed that police had raided Schulz's house to secure evidence as part of the investigation. "Investigations are pending due to a criminal complaint filed by an ex- girlfriend.
When the sun switches off the solar panels (8)
by Ralf ISERMANN In sunny weather, power lines are becoming overloaded - leading the grid operator to cut off supply from the solar panels. The more the sun shines in the southern German town of Aurach, the more likely it is that Jens Husemann's solar panels will be disconnected from the gridБ─"an exasperating paradox at a time when Germany is navigating an energy supply crisis. "It's being switched off every day," Husemann told AFP during a recent
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