Breaking News, October 22 nd, 2017
Today is the presidential elections day in Slovenia. Three thousand polling stations close at 19:00, then comes the time for the first results. More than 1.7 million citizens are eligible to vote. According to the polls, the main contender is the incumbent President Borut Pahor.
An explosion occurred in one of the Ishkosh’s hotels in the Afghan province of Takhar. Eight people were injured, two died — the former commander of the rebel group and his guard. Responsibility for the incident has not yet been taken by any terrorist organization.
Miami police arrested a man on suspicion of preparing a terrorist act in the shopping center Dolphin Mall. Suspect Vicente Solano recorded video messages, claiming his support of the terrorist organization ISIS. However, law enforcement officers believe that more likely he was preparing the explosion on his own.
At a rally at the Verkhovna Rada Mikhail Saakashvili called for the disbandment of the National Guard of Ukraine, and redistribution of the money allocated «among the Ukrainian citizens». «That’s not the National Guard, it is the Hucksters Guard, which was created in order to protect the main huckster from his own people. The National Guard needs to be disbanded, «he said. In addition, instead of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the former Odessa governor proposed the creation of an «effective intelligence service».
Hackers from the Anonymous international group attacked the sites of the three ministries of Spain and the site of the People’s Party. By Sunday morning, access to the pages was restored. Earlier, on Saturday, the site of the Constitutional Court was hacked. Cyber-attacks took place in the framework of the «Operation Free Catalonia», announced by hackers in social networks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) released its decision to appoint Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, as Goodwill Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa after the US State Department criticized his candidacy. In the US, Mugabe is on the sanctions list «for crimes against his own people and for being a threat to peace and stability.»