Signs Of Hope In Trade War As US Delays New Tariffs On Chinese Electronics

  US retailers and global financial markets got an early Christmas present Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s administration announced it is delaying tariffs on key consumer electronic goods imported from China. And news that top US and Chinese trade officials spoke by telephone early Tuesday offered further signs of a possible letup in the trade war that had been escalating … Continue reading Signs Of Hope In Trade War As US Delays New Tariffs On Chinese Electronics

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VIDEO: El-Zakzaky, Wife In Ambulance En Route To Indian Hospital

The leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife Zeenat are spending their first night at the Mendata Hospital in New Delhi, India where they are currently undergoing medical treatment. Channels Television received a video on Tuesday evening showing El-Zakzaky and his wife being conveyed to the hospital in … Continue reading VIDEO: El-Zakzaky, Wife In Ambulance En Route To Indian Hospital

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New Guatemalan Leader Demands Respect From Trump

  Guatemala’s president-elect Alejandro Giammattei said in an interview with AFP he would not seek confrontation with President Donald Trump over Central America’s migration crisis but would demand respect from his US counterpart. “All diplomacy comes down to reciprocity,” said Giammattei, a 63-year-old conservative who defeated former first lady Sandra Torres in Sunday’s run-off vote. … Continue reading New Guatemalan Leader Demands Respect From Trump

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Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release ‘Deal’

  Saudi authorities have offered to release jailed activist Loujain al-Hathloul in exchange for her video testimony denying that she had been tortured and sexually harassed in prison, her family claimed Tuesday. “Saudi state security has visited my sister in prison recently. They have asked her to… appear on video to deny the torture and harassment,” her brother Walid … Continue reading Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release ‘Deal’

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FIFA Fine Man City Over ‘International Transfer Of Minors’

  Manchester City have been found guilty by FIFA of breaking the rules on international transfer and registration of players aged under 18, world football’s governing body announced on Tuesday. The Premier League champions could have faced a transfer ban, but instead, FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee fined City 370,000 Swiss Francs (339,000 euros or $379,000). A FIFA statement said that … Continue reading FIFA Fine Man City Over ‘International Transfer Of Minors’

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PHOTOS: Buratai Sends Representative To Celebrate Sallah With Recuperating Troops

  The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday celebrated the Eid-El-Kabir with recuperating troops at the 7 Division Medical Centre and Hospital Services, Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri. He was represented at the event in Borno State by the Chief of Training and Operations (Army), Major General E. Udoh. Buratai said the Nigerian … Continue reading PHOTOS: Buratai Sends Representative To Celebrate Sallah With Recuperating Troops

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Klopp Full Of Praise For Lampard Ahead Of Super Cup Clash

  Jurgen Klopp warned his Liverpool team to be wary of a “fresh” Chelsea side under Frank Lampard as the Premier League rivals prepare to clash in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday. The Anfield outfit are tipped to lift more silverware by the Bosphorus after ending a seven-year trophy drought by winning last season’s … Continue reading Klopp Full Of Praise For Lampard Ahead Of Super Cup Clash

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Female Referee, Stephanie Frappart Prepares To Make History In Super Cup

    France’s Stephanie Frappart has no concerns about the scrutiny she will face in Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea when she becomes the first woman to referee a major men’s match in European competition. “I don’t think so. We have to prove physically, technically and tactically that we are the same as the men. … Continue reading Female Referee, Stephanie Frappart Prepares To Make History In Super Cup

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Trump Threatens To Pull US Out Of World Trade Organisation

  President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if conditions are not improved. “We will leave if we have to,” Trump told a cheering audience of workers at a Shell chemical plant in Pennsylvania. “We know that they have been screwing us for years and it’s … Continue reading Trump Threatens To Pull US Out Of World Trade Organisation

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Don’t Give A Cent To Anybody To Import Food Into The Country, Buhari Tells CBN

  President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country. He disclosed this on Tuesday when he hosted the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. The President explained that the directive … Continue reading Don’t Give A Cent To Anybody To Import Food Into The Country, Buhari Tells CBN

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