Donald Trump uses CPAC speech to slam fake news media

Donald Trump uses CPAC speech to slam fake news media

US President Donald Trump has attacked fake news while addressing the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) in Maryland on 25 February. One of Trumps favourite topics, he used the beginning portion of his wide ranging speech to reiterate his belief that organisations that peddle so-called fake news are the enemy of the people. 28 days ago
#OscarsSoWhite? Here are the 6 black actors nominated for 2017 Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite? Here are the 6 black actors nominated for 2017 Oscars

For the past two years the Academy Awards ceremony was criticised for the lack of black actors nominated for an Oscar. It is unclear if #OscarsSoWhite had an effect on the selection of the nominees but this year a record six black actors were nominated for an 2017 award: Denzel Washington, Ruth Negga, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. 28 days ago
Trump said immigration is damaging Paris during CPAC 2017 speech

Trump said immigration is damaging Paris during CPAC 2017 speech

US President Donald Trump has used Sweden, Germany and the city of Paris as examples for the negative effects of unchecked immigration. Speaking in front of a crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee in National Harbor, Maryland, Trump spoke of his friend Jim who would no longer visit Paris, saying Paris is no longer Paris. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault tweeted as a reaction to Trumps comment: 3.5 million American tourists visited France in 2016, they are always welcome. 28 days ago
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir makes landmark visit to Iraq

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir makes landmark visit to Iraq

Saudi Arabias Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has made a landmark visit to Iraq becoming the first foreign minister to visit the country in 27 years. Adel al-Jubeir met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to confirm the kingdom’s support in the fight against Isis. 27 days ago
Kuala Lumpur airport declared free from toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur airport declared free from toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur international airport has been declared free of toxic chemicals. Malaysian authorities searched through a terminal area after it was revealed Kim Jong-nam had been murdered with the toxic nerve agent VX. The estranged brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un died last week after a liquid was splashed in his face by two women at the airport. The UN classes the nerve agent VX as a weapon of mass destruction. A single drop of the liquid can kill within minutes. 27 days ago