Trump inauguration protest: We didnt start the fire Play

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
Over 100 ancient artefacts discovered in Mosul Islamic State safe house Play

Over 100 ancient artefacts discovered in Mosul Islamic State safe house

During security operations in the recently captured Left Bank of Mosul on 25 January, over 100 ancient artefacts were discovered. The items are believed to be ancient Assyrian and early Islamic artefacts, and they were found in the home of an IS official. Since the capture of Mosul by IS, the organisation has benefited immensely from black market sales of antiquities, as well as destroying numerous archaeological treasures from places such as Nimrud and Palmyra. Jan 26, 2017
Mexican president refuses to pay for Trump’s wall Play

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
Watch Vladimir Putins particularly awkward karaoke session Play

Watch Vladimir Putins particularly awkward karaoke session

President Vladimir Putin on 25 January sang to a guitar with Russian students as he visited the Moscow State University. Putin stumbled as he was singing one of the Soviet hits Fourteen minutes to the Launch. The song, which was written and recorded in 1960, became a hymn of USSR space exploration program after Yuri Gagarins space journey in 1961. The same song was performed in space by Russian cosmonauts in 1962. Jan 26, 2017