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

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 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