Judge accuser ‘given more time’ on hearing

Judge accuser ‘given more time’ on hearing

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Brett Kavanaugh denies the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford A woman who accuses Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape has been given more time to decide whether she will testify against him at a confirmation hearing. Allegations from a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford, emerged…
Rihanna appointed ambassador by Barbados

Rihanna appointed ambassador by Barbados

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer was born and grew up in Barbados Pop singer, actress and designer Rihanna can add another accolade to her growing list of achievements after being given a new ambassadorial role by the government of Barbados. The artist, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, was named "Ambassador…
Brazil arrests ‘Hezbollah treasurer’

Brazil arrests ‘Hezbollah treasurer’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The US has shown concern about Hezbollah financial operations in South America Police in Brazil have arrested a man accused by the United States of being one of the main financial operators of the Lebanese militant group, Hezbollah. Assad Ahmad Barakat was detained near the border with Paraguay and Argentina.…
Accuser ‘won’t testify if Kavanaugh in room’

Accuser ‘won’t testify if Kavanaugh in room’

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Brett Kavanaugh denies the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford President Donald Trump has challenged the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, demanding she provide evidence. Mr Trump questioned why law enforcement was not called at the time of the alleged assault, in 1982, if…
May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks

May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: "I will not overturn result of the referendum"UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the EU must treat the UK with more "respect" in Brexit negotiations. In a statement at Downing Street she said for EU leaders to reject her plan with no alternative at…
Villages buried in huge landslide

Villages buried in huge landslide

A landslide in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble.
Facebook stops staff helping politicians

Facebook stops staff helping politicians

Image copyright Reuters/Getty Images Image caption Facebook employees advised Donald Trump's election campaign managers Facebook will no longer send employees to work at the offices of political campaigns during elections, the company has announced. The social network used to offer dedicated staff to political campaigns to help them develop their online advertising campaigns. Donald Trump's…
Republicans sorry for ‘offensive’ Hindu ad

Republicans sorry for ‘offensive’ Hindu ad

The US Republican Party has apologised to Hindus after an advertisement meant to woo them ended up offending instead. The ad, published to celebrate a Hindu festival for the elephant-headed deity Ganesha, also included the political message: "Would you worship a donkey or an elephant? The choice is yours." The donkey is the political symbol…
US sanctions provoke Chinese anger

US sanctions provoke Chinese anger

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The sanctions relate to China's purchase of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets China has told the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over purchases of Russian jets and missiles or "bear the consequences". The US says China has contravened US sanctions on Moscow introduced over Russian actions in…
Tanzania ferry disaster death toll doubles

Tanzania ferry disaster death toll doubles

Image copyright Stephen Msengi Image caption Volunteers have been helping rescue efforts At least 86 people have known to have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say. It is feared that more than 200 people may have drowned. Recovery efforts have resumed after being halted overnight. The…

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