Newly-elected President Adama Barrow returns to Gambia

Newly-elected President Adama Barrow returns to Gambia

Gambian President Adama Barrow, who was sworn-in in Senegal, has arrived in his home country to take office. An official handover to him was stalled after Yahya Jammeh, who was Gambias president for 22 years, refused to leave office. Jan 27, 2017
Trump inauguration protest: We didnt start the fire

Trump inauguration protest: We didnt start the fire

A supporter of President Donald Trump had her hair set alight during a confrontation with Trump protesters in Washington on 20 January, Inauguration Day.Video of the incident shows a group of mainly female protesters arguing with a small group of apparent Trump supporters. A girl wearing a blue Trump cap moves in front of the protesters, apparently to pose for a photograph. A hand can be seen stretching between the front row of protesters towards the girl’s back. Seconds afterwards smokes and flames can be seen rising from her hair before a man pats out the fire. Storyful cannot confirm the identity of the person responsible for starting the fire.The author of this video, who said he “just so happened to catch this on video”, wrote on Facebook on 23 January that police had filed charges but had not found the suspect. Buzzfeed reported that Becky O’Neil from Arlington, Virginia, filed a police report, saying her daughter’s hair was set alight during the incident but she was not injured. Jan 26, 2017
Mexican president refuses to pay for Trump’s wall

Mexican president refuses to pay for Trump’s wall

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he regrets and disapproves’ of the push by Donald Trump to build a new wall along the US-Mexico border.The new US leader issued an executive order earlier on Wednesday (25 January) aiming to speed up the construction of the wall.Pena Nieto did not say whether or not he will attend a meeting with Trump in Washington scheduled for 31 January. Jan 26, 2017
Donald Trump signs executive order to build Mexico border wall

Donald Trump signs executive order to build Mexico border wall

US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order to build the Mexico border wall on 25 January. The building of a border wall was one of the cornerstones of Trumps election campaign. The order also includes an action that will remove funds from sanctuary cities that protect undocumented immigrants. Jan 26, 2017