Substantial deportations likely under Trump says ally Newt Gingrich

Gingrich is believed to be a leading candidate for a position in the new administration including Secretary of State. He told the CBS Sunday morning news programme Face the Nation that the president-elect will stand by his campaign promise to deport many of the countrys illegal aliens. 18 days ago

Tensions rise on second day of anti-Trump protests

Across the US protesters continue to march against Trump’s election as president for the second day in a row. Many students in cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, Phoenix and San Francisco staged walkouts. During the night protests turned more aggressive. A large group of anti-Trump protesters blocked a highway in Minneapolis. Portland Police declared the protests riots “due to extensive criminal and dangerous behaviour”.Protesters outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC chanted “Love Trumps Hate”, Hillary Clinton’s election slogan. 21 days ago

Boris Johnson laments European whinge-o-rama over Donald Trump win

The UK foreign secretary said Britain should view Trumps victory as an opportunity, and that Trump wanted a spectacular relationship with the country. However, prior to the controversial Republicans surprise victory on 8 November, Johnson had admitted he was genuinely worried that Trump could become US president. 21 days ago

Abdulmumin Jibrin: The whole world must know about corruption in Nigeria

Nigerian politician Abdulmumin Jibrin is calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to make a public statement on alleged corruption involving the countrys House of Representatives. Jibrin, an All Progressives Congress (APC) member from Kano state, told IBTimes UK he wants to expose the prevalence of systemic corruption in Nigeria. 20 days ago

Portland mayor calls violent protesters

Following the election of Donald Trump as the new president of the United States mostly peaceful protests have taken place for the third night in a row. However, violence erupted during a march in Portland, leading to several people being arrested.Speaking at a press conference the following day, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales condemned the violent clashes of anarchist protesters with police. He called for people to stay peaceful in the spirit of Portland. 20 days ago

Juncker warns Trump presidency poses risk to US ties with Europe

Donald Trumps surprise election victory risks upsetting the relationship between the US and the European Union, the European Commissions head Jean-Claude Juncker has said.He said the president-elect is ignorant of the EU, adding that Trump has a lot to learn about Europe, what its values are and how it works, and that it is up to the bloc to teach the Republican. 20 days ago

South Koreans protest against President Park Geun-hye in Seoul

Hundreds of thousands of Koreans attended a protest against President Park Geun-hye in Seoul. The organisers, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, claimed 550,000 people were there, although police estimated the protesters numbers at 250,000. President Park has been accused of allowing a close friend, Choi Soon-Sil, to influence state affairs. The friend is currently under arrest and the subject of an official investigation. 20 days ago

Nigel Farage and Donald Trump have incredibly productive meeting

Nigel Farage was the first British politician to visit Donald Trump following his election victory.The Brexit campaigner met with the president-elect at Trumps private residence in Trump Tower, while anti-Trump protests took place outside the building.An aide of Trump later called the talks “incredibly productive”. 19 days ago