U.S congress gets power to restrain Trump on Russia sanctions

The US Congress has been empowered to block any efforts by President Donald Trump to scale back sanctions against Russia. The power would allow congress to strengthen those sanctions in retaliation for Moscow’s alleged interference in...

Is North Korean leader losing respect at home?

Ordinary North Koreans are less careful about addressing Kim Jong Un in respectful terms, and in some cases, showing esteem for the leader invites public ridicule, sources in the country say. A source in North Hamgyong...

16 killed as US military plane crashes

No fewer than 16 marines were killed when a U.S. military plane crashed in rural Mississippi on Monday evening, a regional emergency management official said. The plane crashed into a soybean farm in northern Mississippi’s LeFlore...

Working For Trump is an Embarrassment

 On Wednesday, former Governor Jon Huntsman accepted President Donald Trump's offer to serve as US ambassador to Russia. Having previously served as an ambassador to China, Huntsman may feel prepared for the task at hand....

CHP seeks charges against 106 people in clash between neo-Nazis and protesters

The California Highway Patrol asked prosecutors Wednesday to charge 106 people in connection with violent clashes last summer between neo-Nazis and counterprotesters at the state Capitol that left seven people stabbed. The CHP presented a 2,000-page...

Uber Chief Executive, Kalanick resigns

Chief Executive of Uber Travis Kalanick has resigned following pressure from shareholders and investors that he should step aside However, Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm. His resignation follows a review of practices...

First Formal Article of Impeachment filed against President Trump

Two Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives have introduced impeachment papers against President Donald Trump. Representative Brad Sherman of California, supported by Representative Al Green of Texas initiated the resolution (438) following recent revelations in the ongoing saga of President...

Nigeria’s revenue can’t sustain interest payment on debt – W’Bank

Although Nigeria’s total current debt is relatively low compared to the Gross Domestic Product, the interest rate payment is not sustainable by current revenues, the World Bank has said. Senior Economist at World Bank office in...

Trump to tender Obama wiretapping evidence

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will shock Americans with the evidence of the wiretapping ordered by former President Barack Obama at Trump Tower during last year’s presidential campaign. Trump who said this in...

U.S. commends Nigeria, neighbours over Boko Haram war

Nigeria and its neighbours have received the commendation of the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson or the effective strategies adopted to combat the destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorists. The Correspondent of the News...