Turkey fired the governor of its central bank and replaced him with economist and former ruling party lawmaker Sahap Kavcioglu, according to a presidential decree published late on Friday, in a move likely to raise concerns over the bank’s independence.
Mum-of-one Anna Vinokurova, 39, has been arrested on suspicion of killing her boyfriend Evgeny, 27 after workers noticed blood coming out of the fridge (Image: Social media) Anna Vinokurova, a 39-year-old Russian woman has been arrested and detained.
American rapper, Kanye West has become the wealthiest black man in American history as he is now worth $6.6 billion. It was gathered that the 43-year-old’s worth is led by his Yeezy line which is now in partnership with Adidas...
‌Four people died and two more were injured on Saturday after a military plane crashed while trying to land in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty, authorities said. “According to preliminary data, four people died, and two injured were sent to the...
The city of Minneapolis has reached a $27 million civil settlement with the family of George Floyd, the Black man whose death in police custody last May sparked a wave of protests across the country and the world. The Minneapolis...
The Queen Elizabeth ll has finally responded to the racism allegations levelled against the British Royal Family by Meghan Markle during an interview session with Oprah Winfrey. In a recently released statement from Buckingham Palace, the monarch said the racism...
MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of billionaire founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has married a Chemistry teacher, Dan Jewett, in Seattle, United States. Scott, a philanthropist, author, and billionaire, tied the knots with the teacher at a private ceremony on...
French billionaire Olivier Dassault, a politician and scion of the Dassault aircraft-making family, was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Dassault, 69 and a father-of-three, died around 6 pm (1700 GMT) when his helicopter crashed near the upmarket coastal...
A teacher will be caned three times and jailed for 18 months after he admitted to molesting a three-year-old girl at a learning centre in Singapore. The teacher, a British man known as Richard Christopher Monks, 29, was sentenced on...
A French court on Thursday acquitted former prime minister Edouard Balladur on corruption charges after he was accused of using kickbacks from an arms deal but handed a suspended jail term to his former defence minister. The verdict by the Law Court of...
The head of an independent enquiry investigating church child abuse in France said Tuesday that there might have been up to 10,000 victims since 1950. Jean-Marc Sauve, head of a commission set up by the Catholic church, said that a previous estimate in...
Police were out in force in Myanmar early and opened fire in different parts of the biggest city of Yangon after stun grenades, tear gas and shots in the air failed to break up crowds. Myanmar police fired on protesters...
Former president Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. - Copyright AP Photo/John RaouxTaking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for Republican Party...
Several thousand opposition supporters marched through the capital of Armenia on Friday to demand Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s resignation over his handling of last year’s war with Azerbaijan which many see as a national humiliation. Columns of people angry with...
At least 75 inmates have died in prison riots across Ecuador as inmates used blood and knives to attack each other. The violence was said to have broken out over a power dispute between criminal gangs, according to local media.
Former US President, Donald Trump has wished golfing legend, Tiger Woods a quick recovery after he experienced a tragic car accident on Tuesday Feb 23. Woods’ crash occurred shortly before 7:15 a.m. about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of downtown...
Myanmar’s security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters in the country’s second-largest city on Saturday, leaving at least two dead and about 30 injured.Much of the country has been in uproar since the military deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu...
Joe Biden's administration has announced a sweeping immigration bill that would create an eight-year path to citizenship for millions of immigrants already in the country and provide a faster way for undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children to gain citizenship.
Facebook said Wednesday that people and publishers in Australia cannot share and view news from local and international outlets. The announcement is a response to proposed legislation in Australia that would force tech platforms to pay news publishers for content.
A Texas mayor has resigned following a Facebook post that appeared to tell residents to fend for themselves after a deadly, record-breaking winter storm left much of the state without power on Tuesday. As mayor of Colorado City at the...
A court in Bangladesh has sentenced five men to death and one to life in jail for hacking a secular blogger to death in 2016 in Dhaka. Avijit Roy was a US-Bangladeshi who founded Mukto-Mona ("Free Mind") blog site in...
Two mall shootings, one in Phoenix, and another in North Charleston, South Carolina, left at least one person dead and four others injured on Valentine's Day, authorities said. In Phoenix, police responded to reports of a shooting about 12:40 p.m....
The Senate has acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol. The vote was 43 not guilty to 57 guilty, short...
The US Senate was expected to deliver a verdict in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial this weekend after his lawyers argued Friday that the former president bears no responsibility for an attack by supporters on Congress after he failed to win reelection.
US President Joe Biden has rescinded the national emergency order used to fund Donald Trump's border wall. In a letter to Congress on Thursday, Mr Biden wrote that the order was "unwarranted" and said that no further tax dollars will...
BBC World News has been banned from airing in China, a week after Beijing threatened to retaliate for the recent revocation of the British broadcasting licence for China’s state-owned CGTN. In a statement published at midnight Beijing time on Friday,...
The military junta in Myanmar has moved to tighten its grip on the country after arresting one of the closest aides of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an overnight raid. The arrest of Kyaw Tint Swe and four...
U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he had approved an executive order for new sanctions on those responsible for the military coup in Myanmar and he repeated demands for the generals to give up power and free civilian leaders.
Former US President Donald Trump’s Twitter ban will remain forever, even if he runs for president again in 2024, a top company official said on Wednesday February 10. During an interview on CNBC’s "Squawk Box," Twitter’s chief financial officer, Ned...
Former US President, Donald Trump has been banned from ever rejoining the Screen Actors Guild—American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. This came after SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and the national board approved a disciplinary hearing against Trump which was...