World News (124)
Trump handshake ‘not innocent’ – MacronTuesday, 30 May 2017 00:00
French President Emmanuel Macron has said his clenched handshake with Donald Trump was “not innocent” and was a “moment of truth”. The awkward encounter saw each grip the other’s hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white .
British Airways flights cancelled amid global IT crashMonday, 29 May 2017 00:00
British Airways has cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick until 18:00 BST because of computer problems. A “major IT system failure is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide”, the airline said.
You’re truly a historic figure – Nana Addo to Liberia’s Sirleaf JohnsonMonday, 29 May 2017 00:00
With five months to the holding of Liberia’s next presidential election, signalling the beginning of the end of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s tenure of office, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has paid glowing tribute to the leadership shown by Africa’s first female Head of State.
G7 leaders turn attention to AfricaMonday, 29 May 2017 00:00
Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations are due to meet African heads of state for talks on the migrant crisis. The leaders of Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria will join the second day of the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily.
3 Nigerian internet fraudsters get 235-year imprisonment in USMonday, 29 May 2017 00:00
Three Nigerian internet fraudsters who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been handed down huge sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens of millions of dollars from their schemes.
Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sumsFriday, 26 May 2017 00:00
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this week's Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants.