Turkey election: Erdogan wins second term as president

Turkey election: Erdogan wins second term as president

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president’s supporters took to the streets of Istanbul to celebrate Turkey’s long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey’s presidential poll in the first round, the head of the country’s election authority says. State media reports that Mr Erdogan has 53% with most votes counted, with his closest […]

Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and herders kill 86

Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and herders kill 86

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Nigeria has seen decades of intermittent violence between Berom farmers and Fulani herders (file picture) At least 86 people have died in central Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders, police in Plateau state said. Some reports say fighting began on Thursday when ethnic Berom […]

Actress Brigitte Nielsen gives birth to fifth child at 54

Actress Brigitte Nielsen gives birth to fifth child at 54

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nielsen, 54, has given birth to a baby girl Danish actress Brigitte Nielsen has given birth to her fifth child and first daughter at the age of 54. She and her Italian husband, Mattia Dessi, 39, said they were overjoyed by the birth of baby Frida in Los Angeles […]

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

Image copyright Getty Images The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump’s trade policy. The duties on €2.8bn (£2.4bn) worth of US goods came into force on Friday. Tariffs have been imposed on products such as bourbon whiskey, motorcycles and […]

Melania wears ‘I really don’t care do u?’ coat on migrant visit

Melania wears ‘I really don’t care do u?’ coat on migrant visit

Media captionLauren Wright, politics and public affairs expert, on the significance of Melania Trump’s “I don’t care” jacket First Lady Melania Trump has been criticised for the choice of her coat worn on a trip to a migrant child detention centre in Texas. Mrs Trump was spotted in the coat, which featured graffiti writing on […]

Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

Media captionDonald Trump: “You’re going to have a lot of very happy people” US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to “keep families together” in migrant detentions. Mr Trump reversed his own policy amid international fury over the separation of undocumented parents and children. He said he […]

World Cup 2018: Iran 0-1 Spain – the throw-in everyone is talking about

World Cup 2018: Iran 0-1 Spain – the throw-in everyone is talking about

Media playback is not supported on this device Milad Mohammadi attempts forward roll throw It is the moment everyone is talking about in Spain’s 1-0 World Cup win over Iran. No, not Diego Costa’s winning goal, deflecting into the net after a defender tried clearing the ball, or Saeid Ezatolahi’s goal being ruled out for […]

Baghdad mall sorry for turning away orphans at Eid

Baghdad mall sorry for turning away orphans at Eid

Image copyright Ruhmaa Benahm Image caption After this group of war orphans were prevented from entering from a luxury mall in Baghdad, the centre offered to pay for the care of 50 children Eid al-Fitr is meant to be a happy time when everyone comes together to share food and festivities at the end of […]

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 2016 Panama Papers revealed the tax havens of the world’s elite A new leak of documents from the offshore service provider at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal reveals the company could not identify the owners of up to three quarters of companies it administered. Two months […]

Trump defends separating immigrant families amid outcry

Trump defends separating immigrant families amid outcry

Media captionThe sound of migrant children separated from parents US President Donald Trump has defended his policy of splitting up families entering the US illegally, defying a growing chorus of condemnation. Speaking at a business convention, Mr Trump said children had to be taken away if their parents were jailed for illegally crossing the US […]