US says attacks on Syrian civilians 'must end now'
The United States demanded Thursday that the Syrian regime and Russian forces put an end to their latest round of air strikes and alleged chemical attacks against besieged civilians.
Putin laughs off Washington's 'Kremlin list'
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday laughed off a US list of Russians tapped for possible sanctions, joking that he was offended his name was not on it, but nevertheless branded it an "unfriendly act".
Myanmar says it terminated position of US diplomat Richardson
Myanmar on Thursday said it made the decision to dump US diplomat Bill Richardson from an advisory panel on the Rohingya crisis, accusing the veteran politician of a "personal attack" on Aung San Suu Kyi in his stinging resignation letter. The war of words has heaped embarrassment on Suu Kyi whose star as a rights…
US to overtake Saudi as crude oil producer
The United States are set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's number two oil producer after Russia this year, as shale companies, attracted by rising prices, ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency said on Friday. "This year promises to be a record-setting one for the US," the IEA wrote in its monthly market…
‘Nigeria losing 72% Internet revenues to United States’
About 72 percent of Nigeria’s Internet revenues have been confirmed going to the United States of America (USA), instead of accruing to the country. According to HUB8, a web-hosting firm, which carried out a survey earlier in the month, an outcome, which was made available to journalists, majority of .ng and .com.ng websites in Nigeria…
Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities
The United States and South Korea agreed Friday to strengthen Seoul's defenses and Washington gave a nod to billions in arms sales to the country, the White House said...
President Trump’s house of straw
President Trump purportedly put a price tag on his country which if true, would mean that he sold the United States of America hook, line and sinker, down the river to their age old nemesis and recalcitrant adversary, Russia.
G20 summit: An art of mutual-deceit
Watching Russian President Vladimir Putin uncharacteristically bent over double in his chair with laughter, with the United States of America’s President Donald Trump seated immediately next to him during a media conference at the just-concluded Group of Twenty Summit in the port city of Hamburg, Germany, l couldn’t help recalling one of my favourite Nigerian…
US, Mexico battle to draw after Bradley wonder strike
Michael Bradley scored a spectacular long-range goal as the United States battled to a 1-1 draw with rivals Mexico in their 2018 World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
US to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria
The United States on Tuesday announced it would supply arms and military equipment to Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group in Syria, a move sure to anger key ally Turkey which considers the Kurdish forces to be terrorists.