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. 21 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. 21 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. 21 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”. 20 days ago

Tourists caught in demonetisation mess

Indians travelling abroad and foreigners travelling to India for recreational or medical tourism were left holding a worthless paper in an alien land. 19 days ago