Wednesday , January 16 2019
Home / Foreign

Foreign

Rihanna Sues Her Father For Fraudulenty Using Her Name

rihanna-sues-her-father-for-fraudulenty-using-her-name

The name Rihanna is a household name that needs no introductions. With Rihanna’s name also comes a star power that opens doors and business deals that the average man can only dream of. In a surprising lawsuit, Rihanna has slammed her father, Ronald Fenty and his business partner, Moses Joktan Perkins …

Read More »

BREAKING: UK Opposition Leader Calls For No Confidence Vote In May’s Govt

breaking-uk-opposition-leader-calls-for-no-confidence-vote-in-mays-govt

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain’s main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn giving his response and tabling a motion of no confidence in the Government in the House of Commons in London on January 15, 2019, after MPs rejected …

Read More »

US House Challenges Trump On Shutdown

us-house-challenges-trump-on-shutdown

The Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to end a partial government shutdown – but the move looks certain to be vetoed by President Donald Trump. Mr Trump has said he will reject any measure that does not provide funding for his proposed US-Mexico border wall. New House Speaker …

Read More »

Ex-Angola Minister Dies In Mozambique Hotel Room

ex-angola-minister-dies-in-mozambique-hotel-room

Angola has confirmed the death of its former Minister of Higher Education, Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento, in a hotel room in the Mozambican capital, Maputo. A press statement from the Angolan embassy in Maputo says the 60-year-old’s body has been moved to a local morgue for a trauma examination. …

Read More »

Trump Denies Directing Lawyer To Break Law

trump-denies-directing-lawyer-to-break-law

Donald Trump on Thursday denied directing his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law after the US president’s longtime close ally was sentenced to three years for campaign finance violations and other crimes. “I never directed Michael Cohen to break the law. He was a lawyer and he is supposed …

Read More »

South Africa ‘sets date for white farmers land grab’ months after announcing ‘test case’ to see if ‘expropriation without compensation’ is legal

south-africa-sets-date-white-farmers-land-grab-months-announcing-test-case-see-expropriation-without-compensation-legal

White South Africans could be forced to give up their own homes from next year as the nation’s government steamrolls through plans for land expropriation over claims ‘Africa’s original sin’ must be reversed. Land is a huge issue in South Africa where racial inequality remains entrenched more than two decades after the …

Read More »

British Schoolgirls ‘Sexually Assaulted At Gunpoint During Visit To Ghana’

british-schoolgirls-sexually-assaulted-at-gunpoint-visit-ghana

Four British schoolgirls and their teacher were reportedly sexually assaulted at gunpoint on a visit to Ghana. The teenagers were attacked in their accommodation by a man armed with a rifle while volunteering in the West African nation, according to The Sun. The newspaper reported a Ghanian security guard was …

Read More »

Former President George Bush Dead At 94

former-president-george-bush-dead-at-94

Former President, George Herbert Walker Bush, the World War II veteran who was elected the 41st President of the United States and fathered the nation’s 43rd, died late Friday at the age of 94, his family announced in a statement. Bush advocated a “kinder, gentler” conservatism, pursued policies that helped …

Read More »

British National Urges UK To Ban Chinese State Tv Over Role In Forced Confession

https-glbritish-national-urges-uk-to-ban-chinese-state-tv-over-role-in-forced-confession

The following post was written by Kris Cheng and published on Hong Kong Free Press on November 23, 2018. The republication is based on a partnership agreement. A British fraud investigator has filed a complaint with the UK’s telecommunications authority against China Central Television (CCTV) for having helped to stage …

Read More »

How Will Google Plug Into China’s All Encompassing Internet Censorship Regime

how-will-google-plug-into-chinas-all-encompassing-internet-censorship-regime

This post is published as part of an editorial partnership between Global Voices and Ranking Digital Rights. The secret is out — Google is building a search engine for China. After deflecting questions from reporters for months, CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged in October Google’s plan to build a mobile app …

Read More »