PSG president visits injured Neymar in Brazil

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has visited injured superstar Neymar at his luxury home in Brazil amid rumors swirling about the striker’s intention to quit PSG. The star’s father, Neymar Santos Sr, posted pictures late Monday of the meeting on Instagram. “Visit of the day at @neymarjr! Thanks @PSG,” he wrote. In one picture, Neymar […]

Russia rejects Britain’s ultimatum, wants access to nerve agent

Russia on Tuesday rejected Britain’s demand that Moscow provide an explanation over the poisoning of an ex-double agent and said London should provide Moscow with access to the nerve agent. “Before giving ultimatums it’s better to honour your own obligations on international law,” Lavrov told reporters, referring to the Chemical Weapons Convention. Russia’s top diplomat […]

Buhari declines assent to Electoral Amendment Bill 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly. The bill provides for the Presidential election to come last after National Assembly and Governorship elections. Buhari notified the Senate about his action in a letter dated March 3, 2018, which was read by the President […]

Five dead in New York river helicopter crash

Five people have died after a helicopter owned by a tour group plunged into Manhattan’s East River, police said on Monday. The red chopper, which is owned by tourism group Liberty, was carrying six people including the pilot when it crashed into the river near the upscale Upper East Side neighborhood shortly after 7:00 pm […]

China’s Xi allowed to remain ‘president for life

China has approved the removal of term limits for its leader, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life. The constitutional changes were passed by China’s annual sitting of the National People’s Congress yesterday. The vote was widely regarded as a rubber-stamping exercise. Two delegates voted against the change […]