At least 58 migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania Dec 06, 2019 0 237 12345 Nouakchott: At least 58 migrants trying reach Europe from West Africa died as their makeshift boat capsized off the coast of Mauritania, but dozens of survivors managed to swim to shore.Wednesday’s sinking was the largest known loss of life along the West Africa smuggling route this year, and the sixth deadliest migrant drowning globally, according to the UN’s International Organization for Migration.The migrants “were mostly clandestine immigrants trying to reach Spain, coming from Gambia,” Mauritania’s interior ministry said. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Strike paralyses France as unions face off against Macron Dec 06, 2019 0 256 Ex-US secretary of state Kerry endorses Biden for president Dec 06, 2019 0 1675 Trump likely to face at least three articles of impeachment Dec 06, 2019 0 684 Italy’s ruling Five Star ‘steals’ voters’ data via Facebook app DPA Rome Italy’s ruling Five Star Movement (M5S) used underhand methods similar to Cambridge Analytica for the mass profiling of voters ahead of 2013 and 2014 elections, according to a media report. The data harvesting .. Wolf attacks on farm animals on the rise in Germany Berlin: Sheep are the main victims of attacks by wolves in Germany, which have shown a significant increase in recent years as numbers of the once-rare predators rise, government figures showed on Thursday. According to .. Johnson pledges tax cuts, gets election boost after four MEPs quit Brexit Party DPA London Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised British voters tax cuts on Thursday as he was boosted by the backing of four Brexit Party politicians ahead of next week’s snap election. Johnson made a series of pledges .. US indicts hackers with alleged Russian intelligence ties Washington: The US Justice Department unveiled indictments on Thursday of two Russians with ties to their country’s intelligence services, who ran a major global cybertheft operation under the name Evil Corp. An .. Trump lawyer meets Ukrainian MP Kiev: US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer discussed “international corruption” with an MP in Kiev who had claimed to have dirt on the White House’s Democratic rivals, the Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday. .. Trump says ‘will win’ impeachment fight Washington: A defiant President Donald Trump predicted on Thursday he “will win,” after the Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives gave the greenlight for impeachment. “The good thing is that the ..