Wednesday, January 16, 2019

EX Egyptian president Mubarak to be released: lawyer

Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown as president of Egypt in an uprising in 2011, will be released from detention in a military hospital, the...

Swiss court rejects Platini’s appeal against FIFA ban

Switzerland’s highest court rejected former European football boss Michel Platini’s bid to overturn his four-year ban from the sport over ethics violations, the court...

Trump announces US withdrawal from Iran deal

President Trump on Tuesday announced his much-anticipated decision to "withdraw" from the Iran nuclear deal, in keeping with a longtime campaign promise. The president...

Man Utd’s Sanchez accepts suspended Spanish sentence for tax fraud

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has struck a deal with Spanish authorities to accept a 16-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud in return...

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is Donald Trump’s VP pick

Republican Donald Trump has selected Indiana governor Mike Pence to be his vice-presidential running mate. Before making the announcement via his Twitter handle, the US...

Nikki Haley will resign as Trump’s UN ambassador at the end...

* Nikki Haley will step down as ambassador to the United Nations at the end of the year. * The ambassador will be only...

French magazine ordered to pay €190,000 over Kate’s topless photos

A French court ruled Tuesday that a French celebrity magazine must pay €100,000 in damages to Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate over...

2018 Nobel Literature Prize Postponed Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

No Nobel Prize for Literature will be given this year, because of a scandal over sexual misconduct allegations that has seen a string of...

US knocks Nigeria, Cameroon over extradition of separatist leaders

The US has condemned the repatriation of 47 Anglophone detainees from Nigeria to Cameroon. Heather Nauert, the US department of state spokesperson, in a statement,...

Putin orders all Russians abroad to return home as he prepares...

RUSSIA is ordering all of its officials to fly home any relatives living abroad amid rising tensions over the prospect of a new world...

Nigerian Parliament