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Worst humanitarian crisis hits three African countries as Trump slashes foreign aid

Worst humanitarian crisis hits three African countries as Trump slashes foreign aid

The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world’s top emergency donor. If the deep cuts are approved by Congress and the […]

Crowds attack Africans in India after teen’s death blamed on Nigerian man

Crowds attack Africans in India after teen’s death blamed on Nigerian man

Africans living in India frequently face discrimination and even violence, and are often accused of involvement in illegal drug trade Hundreds of residents of an Indian city where a teenage boy died of a suspected drug overdose went on a violent rampage against Africans, using steel chairs to attack shoppers in a local shopping centre. […]

Angela Merkel’s party wins German state vote by large margin

Angela Merkel’s party wins German state vote by large margin

In the Saarland state vote held six months before a general election, Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) won 40 percent against 30 percent for the Social Democrats (SPD), according to early results by public broadcasters. The result spelt a five-point boost for the CDU over the SPD, which has served as the unhappy junior partner to […]

‘We may have an illegitimate President of the United States currently occupying the White House,’ declares Rep. Ted Lieu

‘We may have an illegitimate President of the United States currently occupying the White House,’ declares Rep. Ted Lieu

As House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) continues to cast doubt about his ability to lead a credible probe into the Trump campaign’s alleged connections with Russia, a Democratic congressman has called for “a total and complete shutdown” of the president’s agenda until the FBI finishes its investigation into the matter. In his statement […]

Canada to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

Canada to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018. CBC News has learned that the legislation will be announced during the week of April 10 and will broadly follow the recommendation of a federally appointed task force that was chaired by former liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan. […]

Thieves steal from Berlin museum 221-pound Canadian gold coin worth as much as $4.5 million USD

Thieves steal from Berlin museum 221-pound Canadian gold coin worth as much as $4.5 million USD

A massive gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint has been stolen from a museum in Germany. Police in Berlin say thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with the 100-kilogram gold coin worth millions of dollars. The “Big Maple Leaf” coin, which is three-centimetres thick with […]

There is life after presidency, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

There is life after presidency, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

The first cocktail party at Barack Obama’s new office last month was certainly more casual than any he had hosted in recent years. The wine bore a random assortment of labels, as if assembled potluck-style. The self-serve appetizers were set out in the narrow hallway. The host, tieless, eschewed formal remarks, as a few dozen […]

Anti-Corruption Protests In Russia’s Pushkin Square

Anti-Corruption Protests In Russia’s Pushkin Square

Thousands of people crowded into Moscow’s Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years. Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is leading the opposition to President Vladimir Putin, was arrested while walking […]

James Jackson with ‘intent to kill as many black men as he could’ plunged sword into 66-year-old Timothy Caughman

James Jackson with ‘intent to kill as many black men as he could’ plunged sword into 66-year-old Timothy Caughman

A white supremacist who stabbed a 66-year-old black man to death with a sword in New York has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime. James Harris Jackson, who killed Timothy Caughman on Monday, was charged on Thursday after he told police that he had hated black men for at least 10 years. “His intent […]

Girl allegedly sexually assaulted on Facebook Live now receiving death threats, family says

Girl allegedly sexually assaulted on Facebook Live now receiving death threats, family says

The Chicago police are questioning several people in the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old that was streamed on Facebook Live, authorities said, but the girl’s family said Wednesday they were receiving death threats.  Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Wednesday that no arrests had been made, but he tweeted Tuesday that detectives were questioning several […]

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