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Emergency declared in Gambia as President Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave

Emergency declared in Gambia as President Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has imposed a 90-day state of emergency a day prior to the end of his official mandate. It can be recalled that Yahya Jammeh had lost to Adama Barrow in the recently held Gambian elections. However, Yahya Jammeh refused to accept defeat and has clung on to power. Yahya Jammeh blamed […]

Italy rattled by series of earthquakes and aftershocks

Italy rattled by series of earthquakes and aftershocks

Italy has been rocked by a series of strong earthquakes today forcing the evacuation of the metro system as well as some schools in capital city Rome. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), it all begin with a quake of 5.3 magnitude that shook central Italy, near Amatrice, the same town that bore the […]

Barack Obama Farewell Speech : 44th US President gets emotional as he bids goodbye

Barack Obama Farewell Speech : 44th US President gets emotional as he bids goodbye

Barack Obama, the outgoing US President, delivered an emotional farewell speech on Tuesday night at the White House. Terms like hope and optimism in the Barack Obama farewell speech to the US. Barack Obama Farewell Speech Highlights The outgoing President wanted Americans to stay committed to democratic values, but he also served a warning. “Tonight it’s […]

Undeterred Mexico gas price protests leave Latin American country on the boil

Undeterred Mexico gas price protests leave Latin American country on the boil

Thousands of angry Mexicans took to the streets to protest a hike in gasoline prices by the government. The Mexico gas price protests, which rocked Mexico City on Saturday, follow similar protests in the recent days which resulted in looting of hundreds of retail outlets and subsequent arrests of more than thousand people in the […]

US-Mexico Border Wall News : Donald Trump confident of getting Mexico to repay US for border wall

US-Mexico Border Wall News : Donald Trump confident of getting Mexico to repay US for border wall

US President-elect Donald Trump appears to be serious in building a wall between the United States and Mexico to curb inflow of illegal migrants. On Friday, Donald Trump said that he would make Mexico pay for the border wall although initially the US would fund it in a bid to speed up the project. It […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting incident leaves five dead, eight wounded

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting incident leaves five dead, eight wounded

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting incident in Florida on Friday witnessed a gunman open fire at random targets killing at least five people before being nabbed by the cops in an unharmed state. Eight people were also injured in the Florida airport attack in Fort Lauderdale on January 6, 2017. Fort Lauderdale Airport Gunman Details | Esteban Santiago […]

Donald Trump appoints Indo-American Raj Shah to key position in White House

Donald Trump appoints Indo-American Raj Shah to key position in White House

US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed an Indian-American named Raj Shah to a key position in White House. Raj Shah had played a significant role in the Republican Party’s anti-Clinton campaign during the US Presidential Elections 2016. His appointment has been made as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communication Director and Research Director. […]

Istanbul Nightclub Terror Attack : 35 killed, 40 injured on New Year’s day

Istanbul Nightclub Terror Attack : 35 killed, 40 injured on New Year’s day

Istanbul Reina Nightclub Attack update : Turkey had a violent start to 2017 when at least 35 people were killed and 40 injured in an Istanbul nightclub terror attack on early Sunday morning. Istanbul Nightclub Terror Attack Details The terrorist made his way into a nightclub located in the Ortakoy district of Turkey’s capital, in the Besiktas neighborhood, […]

Elephant conservation : China imposes historic ivory trade ban for one year

Elephant conservation : China imposes historic ivory trade ban for one year

China has imposed a historic ivory trade ban till the end of 2017 in what is deemed to be a significant step in elephant conservation. In this regard, the Chinese Government has issued a notice on Friday according to which by March 31, 2017 it will phase out registered legal ivory processors and traders and […]

Beipanjiang Bridge: World’s highest bridge opens up for traffic in China

Beipanjiang Bridge: World’s highest bridge opens up for traffic in China

The world’s highest bridge, Beipanjiang Bridge in China has finally opened up for traffic which was built at a height of 1854 feet (565 meters) above the river. Beipanjiang Bridge connects two southwest mountainous provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou as stated by the Guizhou provincial transport department. It now reduces the travel time by as much […]