4 takeaways about the Trump Tower meeting from newly released transcripts

4 takeaways about the Trump Tower meeting from newly released transcripts

Lengthy transcripts released Wednesday of Donald Trump Jr.‘s 2017 Senate Judiciary Committee interview shed light on exactly what happened during a Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Story continues below The committee released more than 1,800 pages of transcripts...
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East Coast train line to be put into public control

East Coast train line to be put into public control

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Grayling says talk of nationalising the whole rail network was “missing the point” Rail services on the East Coast Main Line are being brought back under government control, following ...
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Taliban abandons effort to capture Farah city

Taliban abandons effort to capture Farah city

Afghan security forces and US air raids have driven the Taliban out of the centre of Farah, a city in western Afghanistan, a day after the group fought its way in. Clashes between the group, armed with heavy weapons, and...
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No more Suntory time: Japan’s stock of aged whiskey dries up

No more Suntory time: Japan’s stock of aged whiskey dries up

The beloved Japanese whiskey popularized by Bill Murray in Lost in Translation will soon be no more, as supply issues have forced Suntory to discontinue two of its prize-winning products. Suntory says its 12-year-old Hakushu and 17-year-old Hibiki whiskies are...
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OPCW: Chlorine possibly used in attack in Syria’s Saraqeb

OPCW: Chlorine possibly used in attack in Syria’s Saraqeb

Chlorine was possibly used as a weapon in the rebel-held northern Syrian town of Saraqeb in early February, the international chemical weapons watchdog has said. A fact-finding mission by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) determin...
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Deputy governor sorry for calling economy ‘menopausal’

Deputy governor sorry for calling economy ‘menopausal’

Image copyright Reuters The Bank of England’s deputy governor has admitted his comments that the UK economy is entering a “menopausal” era “conveyed ageist and sexist overtones”. Ben Broadbent used the phrase in a Daily Telegraph ...
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India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: Survey

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: Survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add...
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Africa:Which Climate-Smart Technologies Will Pay Off for African Farmers?

Africa:Which Climate-Smart Technologies Will Pay Off for African Farmers?

analysis By Caroline Mwongera When Ugandan farmer Eveline Aryemo first tried the NABE 15 improved bean variety, she did not know that this seed contained superior abilities to not only tolerate drought conditions and diseases common in her farm but...
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Trump helped Europe ‘lose its illusions’

Trump helped Europe ‘lose its illusions’

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has said the European Union should be grateful to US President Donald Trump, for forcing it to rid itself of all illusions. Speaking to reporters before an EU summit in Bulgaria, he...
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North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy North Korea is angry at this man North Korea has said it may pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if the US insists it gives up its...
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