Category: World

Nine Philippine troops including president’s guards hit by blast

Nine members of the military were wounded, including seven from the country’s elite Presidential Security Group, in a roadside explosion in southern Philippines on...

White House rebuts Trump vote fraud claim

The White House says there is no evidence to support Donald Trump’s claim of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 US presidential election. Press Secretary Josh Earnest...

Trump’s pullout of TPP opens way for China

An Asia-Pacific trade deal stands almost no chance of working now that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has pulled the plug on it, proponents of the pact said on...

Dalai Lama ‘not worried’ about Trump presidency

The Dalai Lama has said he has “no worries” about Donald Trump becoming the next President of the United States. During a visit to Mongolia, the exiled Tibetan...

Facebook,Twitter contend with roles in Trump’s victory

America just endured its first presidential election in which the majority of the electorate got its news from social media. And the outcome is already prompting...

Donald Trump elected president of United States

Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States after Hillary Clinton called him to concede. The billionaire is about to go on stage to give a victory...

Trump, Clinton fight to the finish in bitter US election

White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were still flailing for a knockout blow Monday as a presidential race that has cast a pall over US democracy neared...

Mexicans pray Trump defeat in Tuesday’s US election

Mexicans have smashed Donald Trump pinatas and torched the Republican White House hopeful’s effigy. Now they hope he will crash and burn in Tuesday’s US presidential...

EU’s grant to Nigeria may top €1.5bn by 2020

Come 2020, Nigeria would have received €1.46 billion from the European Union (EU) in form of grants for critical projects in some key sectors of the economy starting...

Women executives left Yahoo after company announced plans to sell itself

Women executives left Yahoo at an unusually high rate after the U.S. technology company announced plans to sell itself earlier this year, but it was not immediately...