Saturday, February 27, 2021

International News

Nigerian military chiefs given deadline to defeat Boko Haram

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has given his new military chiefs a three-month deadline to defeat the Islamist militant Boko Haram group. He gave the order...

French national football team reject offer to withdraw from friendly match against England

All 23 France players will travel to London to face England in their friendly at Wembley on Tuesday after turning down the option to...

Uber driver gets life sentence for rape in Indian capital

An Indian court today sentenced a driver of the US-based ride-hailing company Uber to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of raping a...

Donald Trump’s top Russia lawyer resigns

US President Donald Trump's lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election has resigned, US media report. John Dowd...

Domestic and gang violence no longer grounds for US asylum

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared yesterday that victims of domestic and gang violence will no longer qualify for asylum, in an effort to...

China to end it one-child policy

China has decided to end its decades-long one-child policy, the Xinhua news agency reports. All couples will now be allowed to have two children, the...

Spain election: Socialists win amid far-right breakthrough

Spain's governing Socialists have won the country's third election in four years, but are short of a majority. According to the BBC - PM Pedro...

Stormy Daniels seeks Trump testimony on her sex claims

Adult-film star Stormy Daniels has filed a court motion for US President Donald Trump to testify about her claim that they had a relationship. Her...

Bill Gates brandishes faeces to showcase reinvented toilet technology

Billionaire humanitarian and Microsoft founder, Bill Gates had his hands full on-stage in Beijing today, showing a jar of human faeces. The stunt was part...

States urge retention of Temporary Block of president Trump’s travel Ban

Restoring President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants from seven mainly Muslim countries would “unleash chaos again”, lawyers for two US states argue. According to BBC...

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