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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Jul 05
2018

ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s son ‘killed in Syria’

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s young son reportedly killed while fighting Syrian and Russian troops in central Homs province. media outlets are reporting that the son of the group’s leader has been killed in Syria while fighting against government forces. The announcement of the death of the young son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared on the group’s social media accounts late on Tuesday. […]

UNICEF chief condemns Yemen's 'carnage'
Jul 03
2018

UNICEF chief condemns Yemen’s ‘carnage’

The United Nations decried on Tuesday the impact that the war in Yemen has had on children where about 2,200 minors have been killed in instances where they were being forced to fight or died of preventable diseases. “Since 2015, more than half of health facilities have stopped working, and 1,500 schools have been damaged due to […]

Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-Prime Minister Najib arrested by anti-corruption officials
Jul 03
2018

Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-Prime Minister Najib arrested by anti-corruption officials

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested by anti-corruption authorities and is due to be charged on Wednesday. Mr Najib, who has long been plagued by allegations of corruption, has been accused of pocketing $700m (£517m) from state development fund 1MDB. Billions of dollars are unaccounted for from the fund, set up by […]

Trump and Putin May Meet Privately in Helsinki
Jul 03
2018

Trump and Putin May Meet Privately in Helsinki

A Kremlin spokesman says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump may meet in private during their upcoming summit in Helsinki. Dmitry Peskov told reporters Tuesday that if both sides agree, Putin and Trump could meet tete-a-tete without their aides before the start of the official meeting on July 16. Peskov says, […]

Trump asks if Canada burnt down White House in call with PM
Jun 07
2018

Trump asks if Canada burnt down White House in call with PM

Canadians have reacted with dismay to reports US President Donald Trump questioned whether Canada burned down the White House during a call with the country’s leader, Justin Trudeau. British forces did set fire to the presidential residence during the War of 1812 with the US. But Canada did not exist at the time – it […]

Govt withdraws decision to revise CGT threshold on sale of bonus & right shares http://bit.ly/2kPh4tr
Jun 06
2018

Govt withdraws decision to revise CGT threshold on sale of bonus & right shares http://bit.ly/2kPh4tr

The Finance Ministry has sent a letter to the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) to impose tax as per the previous provision for now. Following the direction, the IRD is planning to notify the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), Securities Board of Nepal and CDS & Clearing regarding the same. The stock brokers, on Tuesday, had protested […]

Mueller accuses Manafort of witness tampering
Jun 05
2018

Mueller accuses Manafort of witness tampering

The Special Counsel’s Office has accused Paul Manafort of attempting to get witnesses to lie for him in court, and they’ve asked the judge to send him to jail as he awaits his trial, according to a filing in DC District Court Monday night. One of the witnesses told investigators recently that Manafort wanted them […]

White House complains when networks stop airing Trump speech before it ends
Jun 05
2018

White House complains when networks stop airing Trump speech before it ends

The White House has complained after three top cable networks cut away from a speech being delivered by President Donald Trump in Ohio. The networks cut away from the speech after Mr Trump began to discuss topics other than his planned remarks on infrastructure. CNN and MSNBC had switched away from Mr Trump’s speech within […]

Jun 05
2018

Breaking News: Senator Dino Melaye “Decamps” To PDP, Changes Seat Position

Senator Dino Melaye, is in the news again, in his usual unpredictable modus operandi, he resumed sitting and caused a stir when he took his seat on the side of the opposition. According to a report by TVC News, on Wednesday when Senator Dino Melaye resumed legislative duties at Senate plenary, rather than seating on the aisle […]

Jun 05
2018

Deadly Ofa Armed Robbers Allegedly Sponsored by Senate President Bukola Saraki.

The month of April 2018 will remain a black month, a month whose remembrance will always bring the cold shivers to the hearts of the dwellers of the peaceful town of Ofa in Kwara state because on this month, a group of youths besieged the town with guns blazing. They descended on the peaceful and […]