‘Spying’ on your spouse’s phone is now a crime in Saudi Arabia with offenders facing a £95,000 fine and a year in jail

Saudi Arabia has announced that ‘spying’ on your spouse’s phone is now a criminal offence potentially punishable by a year in jail and a hefty fine.

‘Married individuals planning to spy on their spouse in Saudi Arabia will need to think twice, because such an activity could potentially attract a fine of 500,000 riyals (N47m), along with a prison term for a year,’ read a statement released by Saudi Arabia’s information ministry. Read more

Novelist and former rock singer Carlos Alvarado Quesada, 38, is elected president of Costa Rica

Alvarado Quesada has faced much stronger headwinds by backing gay marriage in the conservative Central American country. Picutred: Costa Rica has elected a novelist and former rock singer as its new president after he defeated a religious conservative while promising to legalise gay marriage.

As a younger man, he also sang in a progressive rock band called Dramatika. Pictured: The man of the moment takes a selfie with a supporter during his visit to a market before the election 

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, a 38-year-old former minister in the outgoing government, is now set to join French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as democratically elected heads of state under the age of 40.

 

 

Texas pastor indicted for wire fraud and money laundering, accused of stealing millions from congregation

Texas Megachurch pastor indicted for wire fraud and money laundering, accused of stealing millions from congregation?The head pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church, a 14,000-member megachurch in Houston, Texas, has been indicted for wire fraud and money laundering. He’s also accused of stealing millions from his congregation.

Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell, 64, a longtime spiritual adviser to ex-President George W.

Bush was on Thursday indicted in federal court on claims that he sold more than $1 million in worthless Chinese bonds to vulnerable and elderly investors, some of whom lost their life savings to the alleged scheme, The Washington Post reports. Read more

Putin wins with a landslide in Russian Presidential elections

Landslide Victory: Vladimir?Putin wins Russian presidential election?over 73 percent of the votesRussian President Vladimir Putin has won a landslide re-election victory for a fourth term of office after securing 73.9 percent of the votes.

President Putin had been predicted to win the election, which he contested along with seven other candidates. However, opposition leader Alexei Navalny was barred from running.

Reuters reported Russia’s Central Election Commission recognized there were some irregularities, but not enough to make the overall results illegitimate. Read more

Akon says he might run for the US Presidency in 2020 & would pick Mark Zuckerberg as his VP

Akon talks about running for US president in 2020 & picking Mark Zuckerberg as his VP  (Video)American-Senegalese singer, Akon in a new Interview with TMZ spoke about debating with President Donald Trump and how he could probably school him on governance.

During the interview, which held at LAX on Thursday, the 44-year-old singer also dropped a hint on the 2020 Presidential Run saying, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be his running mate if he was to run for Presidency. Read more

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