Monday, 30 November, 2020

Category: World


The Paris prosecutor’s office has announced the indictment of the cops accused of beating black music producer Michel Zecler. Three of the four officers will remain detained before trial. The group are facing accusations they beat Zecler at a recording Read more…


Former CIA Director John Brennan has condemned the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist on Friday, calling it “criminal” and “highly reckless.” Brennan, who served between 2013 and 2017, also said he did not know who was to blame for the Read more…


Iran was swift to blame Israel for the assassination of its top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Indeed, eliminating targets in their cars is believed to be the hallmark of Israel’s intelligence agency, Mossad, which deployed the tactic on several Iranian nuclear Read more…


The Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca will be tested again, the drug maker’s CEO said on Thursday, following growing doubts over the jab, due to dosing and data-handling errors. The British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant is to run Read more…


U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the Nov. 3 election, even as he repeated unfounded claims of Read more…


•PDP lauds UK parliamentarians Following the UK Parliament’s move to impose sanctions on some officials over their roles in the violent suppression of the recent #EndSARS protests, the Federal Government has reached out to the British government to present its Read more…


Sports fans found themselves more than a little frustrated on Wednesday following the passing of football legend Diego Maradona, whose last name left many on social media thinking musician Madonna had died. Maradona, 60, had been treated for a blood Read more…


Former President Barack Obama predicted Joe Biden’s presidency will provide welcome relief to many Americans from the chaos of the Donald Trump era. In a socially distanced interview that aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Late Show,” Obama told host Stephen Colbert he believes people are “exhausted Read more…


The coast seems to be clear for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to emerge as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as her only opponent, South Korean Yoo Myung-hee is set to withdraw from the race. A report by Read more…


A stabbing attack which injured two women in a department store in the Swiss city of Lugano is being investigated as a suspected terrorist act. The female suspect, who allegedly called out ‘Allahu Akbar,’ has been arrested. The attack occurred Read more…


In November 2018, after a vote that did not matter enough to him to push conspiracy theories about the outcome, President Donald Trump stood in the Rose Garden and delivered the hard truth. “This was a fair election,” he said Read more…


The UK Parliament on Monday voted in favour of sanctioning the Nigerian government and army officials over the handling of last month’s #EndSARS protests and subsequent hounding of the campaign’s promoters. However, the nature of sanctions to be imposed has Read more…