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
Donald Trump doll unveiled for Japan’s Girl’s Day celebration

Donald Trump doll unveiled for Japan’s Girl’s Day celebration

A traditional doll celebrating Girls Day in Japan, made in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump, was unveiled in Tokyo on 26 January. Standing 60cm (1.96ft) tall, the doll was clad in a gold kimono and was presented along with three other dolls. Every year, Japanese hina doll maker Kyugetsu chooses the most influential people to make as dolls as part of their collection. Jan 26, 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