Why is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being held in Iran? Play

Why is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being held in Iran?

Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested whilst on holiday i with her three-year-old daughter after visiting her grandparents in Iran of April 2016. The British-Iranian mother was sentenced to five years in prison, accused of trying to overthrow the regime, a charge she denies. Nov 13, 2017
Philippines President Duterte sings love song at Trumps request Play

Philippines President Duterte sings love song at Trumps request

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte crooned a hit Filipino love song at a dinner gala in Manila ahead of an annual summit on 12 November, taking the microphone to sing Ikaw (You), in a duet with local pop diva Pilita Corrales. The United States and its former colony, the Philippines, have been strategic allies since World War Two. But their relations have been strained by anti-U.S. outbursts from Duterte and his enthusiasm for better ties with Russia and China. Nov 13, 2017