Gift Ngoepe: The first African player in Major League Baseball

Gift Ngoepe: The first African player in Major League Baseball

Gift Ngoepe is the first African-born player in Major League Baseball. The 27-year-old second baseman is originally from Pietersburg, South Africa. Ngoepe spent 8 1/2 years in the minors before being called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates. In his first at-bat, Ngoepe hits a single grounder to center field. While on base, Ngoepe said that he had to fight back the tears. In Ngoepes debut, the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5. I and #39;m from Africa, Ngoepe said after the game. Baseball is not a popular sport, but if you work hard enough and dream a little bit, anything is possible. Apr 28, 2017
Macedonian MPs attacked as 200 protesters storm parliament

Macedonian MPs attacked as 200 protesters storm parliament

The ethnic tensions have been sparked after the breakdown of coalition talks to form a new government. A sticking point is the demand by the Albanian minority, comprising one quarter of the population, that their tongue be recognised as the official second language. Apr 28, 2017
What has Trump done in his first 100 days as president?

What has Trump done in his first 100 days as president?

After taking office on 20 January Donald Trump has kept himself busy in his first one hundred days.From instituting travel bans to launching missiles against Syria. Here is a round-up of what the 45th President of the United States has done so far. Apr 27, 2017
Police inspect bag of knives from Whitehall suspect

Police inspect bag of knives from Whitehall suspect

A man was arrested and Parliament Street was closed at Westminster in the afternoon of 27 April.Vincent McAviney, a journalist with Leading Britains Conversation talk radio, shared a series of images and videos showing the arrest, as well as police transporting him away from the scene.Later footage shows police officers inspecting knives at the scene. Apr 27, 2017
Video shows Damascus airport explosion blamed on Israeli air raid

Video shows Damascus airport explosion blamed on Israeli air raid

A massive blast was reported at Damascus airport in the Syrian capital in the early hours of the morning on 27 April. Local reports suggest that the blast could be a result of an Israeli air strike, although the claim could not be independently verified. Apr 27, 2017
Boris Johnson defends calling Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump

Boris Johnson defends calling Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump

Boris Johnson MP has defended his attack on Jeremy Corbyn MP, after referring to him as a mutton-headed mugwump. The Foreign Secretary accused the Labour leader of being wedded to old fashioned policies on nuclear disarmament and NATO, and said voters need to know he poses a very real threat to the UK in a world that is uncertain and unstable. Apr 27, 2017