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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMarion and Sarah have both been harassed in the streetFrench courts have handed down 447 fines in the past eight months under new laws to tackle street harassment of women.The "outrages sexistes" law was passed in August 2018, and allows for on-the-spot fines of up to €750…
Taribo West, a former Super Eagles defender, has revealed that a running mate to a governorship aspirant in Rivers State, asked him to join a cult before he would be given political position in the state. The former defender said this in an interview with The Punch newspaper, published on Sunday. While reacting to the…
Image copyright AFP Image caption Migrants wait to receive food at the Casa del Refugiado US President Donald Trump wants asylum seekers to pay a fee to have their applications processed in the latest move in his crackdown on migration.The direction was given in a presidential memorandum on Monday, which called for a slew of…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The court said the Canadian was the leader of a drug production and trafficking ring (file pic) A court in China has sentenced a Canadian citizen to death for producing and trafficking methamphetamine.Fan Wei, whose gender was not specified, is the second Canadian to be sentenced to death this…
Billionaire mogul Femi Otedola has fulfilled his promise of $50,000 to ailing football legend Christian Chukwu.  The money — to bankroll the medical treatment of former Eagles captain and coach in London (The United Kingdom) — was presented in Enugu by Philip Akinola, the Chief Operating Officer of Zenon Petroleum & Gas Ltd. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor of Enugu…
Horacio Sala, father of late Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, has died. The 58-year-old passed away after suffering a heart attack in the early hours of Friday morning. With paramedics unable to revive him at the scene, Horacio died at his home in Progreso, Argentina, three months after his son was killed in a tragic plane…
Image copyright Taranto police Image caption The shabby home where police found Antonio Stano weak and frightened Police in southern Italy have arrested six youths and two adults suspected of torturing and robbing a 65-year-old man who later died in hospital.Prosecutors allege that the eight formed a "baby gang" - Italian slang for teenage gangs…
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. actress Elle Fanning, French graphic novelist Enki Bilal and the Oscar-nominated director of “The Favourite”, Yorgos Lanthimos, will be among jury members at the Cannes Film Festival next month, organizers said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The official poster of the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival released by the Cannes Film Festival…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe day began with private rituals in the Imperial PalaceJapan's Emperor Akihito has declared his abdication in a historic ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.In his last public address as emperor, Akihito handed over the symbols of power and thanked the public for their support during…
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series “13 Reasons Why,” in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S. study showed on Monday. FILE PHOTO: 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards - Show – Los Angeles,…

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Frosinone appoint Alessandro Nesta after Serie A relegation

Former Italy defender Alessandro Nesta has been appointed as the new head coach of Frosinone. Marco Baroni was unable to prevent Frosinone’s relegation from Serie A last season and his replacement in the dugout is former Lazio, AC Milan and Italy centre-back Nesta. Frosinone confirmed Nesta’s arrival on Monday, with the 43-year-old signing a two-year deal…

U.S. fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

(Reuters) - Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” who lived a life at the highest levels of fashion, society and wealth as an heir to one of the greatest family fortunes in U.S. history, died on Monday at the age of 95, her son, CNN correspondent Anderson Cooper, said. The network said Vanderbilt died…

Vatican considers ordaining older married men in remote parts of Amazon

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Amazon region represents a pastoral and environmental challenge, the Vatican says The Vatican has raised the idea of ordaining older married men as priests in the Amazon's remote areas where there is a shortage of clergy, in what could be a historic shift, the BBC's religion editor Martin…

CNN’s Anderson Cooper remembers mom Gloria Vanderbilt as visitor from ‘distant star’

(Reuters) - CNN anchor Anderson Cooper remembered his mother, designer and society grand dame Gloria Vanderbilt, as a woman who endured a string of heartbreaks but still remained deeply in love with love. Actress Gloria Vanderbilt speaks at a panel for the HBO documentary "Nothing Left Unsaid" during the Television Critics Association Cable Winter Press…

Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June

Image copyright EPA Image caption Iran said last month that it would quadruple its production of low-enriched uranium Iran has announced it will breach on 27 June the limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium that was set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.Its atomic energy agency said it had quadrupled production of…

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Neymar Stripped Of Brazil Captaincy, Replaced With Dani Alves – Channels...

Dani Alves will replace Neymar as the captain of the Brazilian national team in the Copa America, the country’s football federation (CBF) announced Monday.“The decision was communicated to Neymar by (coach) Tite on Saturday,” CBF said in a statement about the striker, who was handed a three-match suspension for lashing out at a spectator following Paris Saint-Germain’s shock defeat…

Sultan, Emir Of Kano, Other Traditional Rulers Dine With President Buhari...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday had dinner with traditional rulers, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar; the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.Other traditional rulers who joined the president during the breaking of the Ramadan fast were Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji, Eze Imo, Eze Samuel Ohiri; Emir…

Andre Villas-Boas Appointed As Marseille Coach – Channels Television

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 5, 2018 Portuguese driver and former head coach of British football teams Chelsea and Tottenham, Andre Villas Boas is pictured during a press conference in Lima ahead of the 2018 Dakar Rally.FRANCK FIFE / AFPFrench giants Marseille named former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas as the…

Buhari Blames Poverty, Insecurity On Decades Of Resource Mismanagement – Channels...

President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the current economic and security challenges being experienced in the country on decades of neglect and mismanagement of resources.The President believes that if assets and resources available to the country had been properly managed in years past, it would have been a prosperous and peaceful nation.He was quoted to have…

Israeli Missile Hits Quneitra, Syria Reports Casualties – Channels Television

Syria said Israel carried out a missile attack that caused casualties on Monday, in what Israel’s army said was a retaliatory strike.“An Israeli missile targeted Tel al-Shaar in Quneitra,” the Syrian news agency said, adding a “military vehicle was targeted and there are wounded”.The Israeli military confirmed it carried out an air strike in Syria…

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