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Protesters in Iran Should Pay High Price If They Break the Law: Government

Protesters in Iran Should Pay High Price If They Break the Law: Government

🕔10:57, 31.Dec 2017

Protesters in Iran who have staged three days of demonstrations over economic hardship and alleged corruption should pay a high price if they break the law, the government said on Sunday.

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Muhammadu Buhari Reveals: ‘Some Nigerian Elite Connive With Foreign Firms to Defraud the country’

Muhammadu Buhari Reveals: ‘Some Nigerian Elite Connive With Foreign Firms to Defraud the country’

🕔10:17, 31.Dec 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari said: “When I was told that the CBN had no savings after the windfall of selling oil for more than 100 dollars per barrel for many years and production was 2.1 billion barrels per day, I did not believe them. I did not believe them because majority of Nigerians cannot afford imported food; they rely on what is locally grown. It turned out that 50 per cent of the export bills were fraudulent, courtesy of the Nigerian elite.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Nigerian Customers

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Nigerian Customers

🕔10:00, 31.Dec 2017

Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has accused Delta Airlines of discriminating against Nigerian customers. In a Facebook post, Adichie, whose books include Americanah, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, took issue with Delta’s practice of requesting that customers produce a physical copy of their credit cards when checking in.

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Theresa May Accused of Rewarding ‘Services To The Establishment’

Theresa May Accused of Rewarding ‘Services To The Establishment’

🕔17:17, 30.Dec 2017

Theresa May has faced claims of rewarding “services to the establishment” and having “doled out political favours” in the New Year Honours. Key Tory powerbroker Graham Brady, regarded as the voice of the party’s backbenches at Westminster, has been awarded a knighthood.

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Here’s Vladimir Putin’s New Year Message to Donald Trump

Here’s Vladimir Putin’s New Year Message to Donald Trump

🕔16:57, 30.Dec 2017

According to the statement, Putin said that “mutual respect” should be “a base to develop relations” between the two countries. “This would allow us to move towards building pragmatic cooperation, orientated on the long term,” the statement quoted Putin as saying.

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Vladimir Lenin Biography and Profile

Vladimir Lenin Biography and Profile

🕔10:25, 30.Dec 2017

Vladimir Lenin was born Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov on April 22, 1870, in Simbirsk, Russia, which was later renamed Ulyanovsk in his honor. Vladimir Lenin founded the Russian Communist Party, led the Bolshevik Revolution and was the architect of the Soviet state. He was the posthumous source of “Leninism,” the doctrine codified and conjoined with Marx’s works by Lenin’s successors to form Marxism-Leninism, which became the Communist worldview. He has been regarded as the greatest revolutionary leader and thinker since Marx.

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Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: His Biography and Profile

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: His Biography and Profile Updated

🕔10:00, 30.Dec 2017

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was born on 21 October 1956. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso popularly knows as Rabiu Kwankwaso is a Nigerian politician. He was two times Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and 2011–2015. He was the first governor of Kano State in the fourth republic who was elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (Nigeria). Kwankwaso lost re-election bid in 2003 to Ibrahim Shekarau and was in July same year appointed Defense Minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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Jacob Zuma Impeachment Takes Center Stage in South Africa

Jacob Zuma Impeachment Takes Center Stage in South Africa

🕔09:50, 30.Dec 2017

South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades to his home, and must launch proceedings that could remove him from office.

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US Trying Desperately to Hijack Russia Diplomatic Success in Syria

US Trying Desperately to Hijack Russia Diplomatic Success in Syria Updated

🕔01:00, 30.Dec 2017

“In Syria, the liberation came from Russia, and from the government troops with the support of Iran. And now it’s very difficult for such a power as the United States to recognize its failure. That is the reason why, I think, they are trying again and again to give support to jihadists.”

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US, Israel Reportedly Clinch ‘Covert’ Deal to Rein In Iran

US, Israel Reportedly Clinch ‘Covert’ Deal to Rein In Iran

🕔16:50, 29.Dec 2017

“Obviously, there was a major strategy that was announced a few months ago, and there have been meetings subsequent to that, shaped by that new strategy. And obviously Israel is one of our closest allies,” the source said.

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Trump Offers Democrats Condition Before Reinstating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Trump Offers Democrats Condition Before Reinstating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

🕔16:28, 29.Dec 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not consider reinstating an immigration program that protected young people from deportation without a commitment from Democrats to help build a wall on the border with Mexico and end certain immigration programs.

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Gordon Douglas Jones Officially Declared Winner of US Senate Race By Alabama

Gordon Douglas Jones Officially Declared Winner of US Senate Race By Alabama

🕔15:43, 29.Dec 2017

Alabama officials on Thursday certified Democrat Doug Jones the winner of the state’s U.S. Senate race, after a state judge denied a challenge by Republican Roy Moore, whose campaign was derailed by accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls.

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Gordon Douglas Jones Biography and Profile

Gordon Douglas Jones Biography and Profile

🕔15:38, 29.Dec 2017

Gordon Douglas Jones was born on 4 May 1954 into a blue-collar family in Fairfield, Alabama – to a father who worked for U.S. Steel and a stay-at-home mom, one grandfather who was a steelworker and the other a coal miner – I am a product and lifelong resident of Alabama. I, too, spent some time working a union job in the steel mill between school. The respect I learned for my parents and grandparents – the hard work they did has shaped my respect for those who work to feed a family – and try to make their children’s lives better.

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Donald Trump Targets Amazon in Call for Postal Service to Hike Prices

Donald Trump Targets Amazon in Call for Postal Service to Hike Prices

🕔15:23, 29.Dec 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump targeted online retailer Amazon on Friday in a call for the country’s postal service to raise prices of shipments in order to recoup costs. “Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many billions of dollars a year, while charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages, making Amazon richer and the Post Office dumber and poorer? Should be charging MUCH MORE!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

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Palestinians Protest Against Donald Trump

Palestinians Protest Against Donald Trump

🕔15:05, 29.Dec 2017

Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers had shot at “main instigators” who posed a direct threat to the troops and who were trying to damage the border security fence.

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