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Sudanese forces storm protest camp, nine people dead

By Michael Georgy on Monday, June 3, 2019

Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least nine people were reported killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. Footage broadcast by Al Hadath and Al Jazeera television showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled in the air. People rushed to carry away those who had been…

Share of internet users in Estonia reaches 89%

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

According to information released by Statistics Estonia on Wednesday, in 2018, the share of internet users among people between the ages of 16-74 reached 89%, up one percent on year. 91% of households had an internet connection at home, which is 2% more than in 2017. Almost all households with children (99%) and 87% households without children had internet at home. Fixed broadband connection (wired or wireless) was used at…

Accounting firm investigated after acting as intermediary in tank deal

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

An accountancy firm based in Tallinn is being investigated after acting as intermediary in an arms deal between the Ministry of Defence of Georgia, and a company in Cyprus. According to weekly Eesti Ekspress, Georgia wanted to conclude a deal to purchase T-72 tanks, of Ukrainian origin, from the Cypriot-based firm, for a reported €3 million, but the transaction fund were transferred via an Estonian accountancy firm. The transfer raised…