Category: Foreign News

U.S. agree ‘in principle’ on new trade pact with Japan, as China trade war rages

The U.S. and Japan have agreed “in principle” on a large trade deal that will be finalised next month. U.S. President Donald Trump who disclosed this yesterday in...

Gunshot fired by police during Hong Kong protests

A police officer has been reported to have shot a gun at protesters in Hong Kong yesterday; it is the first time a live round has been used since demonstrations broke...

Minister forced to resign after deaths at concert in Algeria

Algeria’s minister of culture, Meriem Merdaci, has resigned, after public outrage trailed the deaths of five young music fans in a stampede at a packed concert in...

Sudan needs billions of dollars in foreign aid to rebuild economy

Sudan’s new Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, says his country needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill, and an additional $2...

Pastor says he can resurrect DJ Arafat

A pastor from Ivory Coast identified as Koffi Duchrist, has announced that he has the power to bring back to life the late DJ Arafat who lost his life in a motorbike...

E-cigarette, vaping dangerous, lethal: U.S. health officials warn

Officials with the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said 193 people in 22 states have contracted severe respiratory illnesses after vaping. In Illinois, a...

Trumps Comment “The Chosen One” Drags Media Attention

US President Donald Trump said he was joking when he raised eyebrows on Wednesday by referring to himself as “the chosen one” to confront China on trade. When a...

Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes on Chinese goods

President Donald Trump has hit back at China by announcing new higher tariffs on imports – escalating a mounting trade war between the two nations. The move came...

Woman accused of crime ‘while in space’

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is believed to be investigating a claim that an astronaut, Anne McCain, illegally accessed the bank account of...

Hong Kong police use tear gas to counter protest

Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as...

British Airways could cancel flights for five days

Pilots of British Airways, under the umbrella body: British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa), have announce planned industrial action for three days next month. The...

Nigerian To Head US Firm

The country general manager of IBM West Africa, Dipo Faulkner, has been elected to head the American Business Council (ABC) and be the chairman of the board in Nigeria....

Emile Heskey wants to invest in Zimbabwe’s energy sector?

Former England striker, Emile Heskey, appears to pursue an investment in Zimbabwe’s energy sector. Heskey, who is a senior vice-president of Genoil, a Canadian company...

Trump vows to retaliate as China deepens trade war

President Trump has promised to hit back at China, after the asian country announced plans to impose a 10% tariff on $75bn worth of goods imported from the US. The new...

MR. T Sues Weed Company

Mr. T feels sorry for the dolts over at Leafly … the weed organization he claims is demolishing his rep by utilizing his name … so he says in another claim. The...

White ‘Stand Your Ground’ shooter Michael Drejka reenacted

The Stand Your Ground shooter on preliminary for homicide for giving dead an unarmed dark man in succession over a parking space in 2018 told police he pulled the...

George Washington Bridge in New York City is closed

The George Washington Bridge was shut by experts on Thursday night after a suspicious and possibly dangerous bundle was found on its upper-level. Experts alluded to the...

Florida executes serial killer whose victims were gay men

A serial killer, Gary Ray Bowles, who preyed on and killed gay men along the US east coast has been executed in Florida. The 57-year old Bowles, dubbed the “I-95...

James Haskell becomes MMA fighter

James Haskell is turning into a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) warrior. The previous England rugby universal player has joined with MMA’s Bellator, only months...

UPDATE: Nigerians indicted, arrested as FBI begins investigation into int’l cyber fraud, money laundering schemes

A 252-count indictment made public earlier today by the US Justice department charges 80 defendants, most of whom are Nigerians, with participating in a massive...