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Man who named dog after president cleared

Man who named dog after president cleared

Nigeria’s Buhari: Dog owner cleared after court saga over name 26 July 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption The case of the dog named after the president sparked a furore at the time Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old...
Nigeria's President Buhari seen in London

Nigeria's President Buhari seen in London

Nigeria’s President Buhari seen in London 24 July 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari (centre) having lunch in Abuja House in London Nigeria’s president has been pictured in London...

Palestinian president freezes Israel contacts

The Palestinian president has suspended all contacts with Israel until metal detectors near the al Aqsa mosque are removed. The new security measures at the contentious holy site in Jerusalem – known as the Temple Mount by Jews and the Noble Sanctuary by Muslims...
Why is India's next president so unknown?

Why is India's next president so unknown?

Why is India’s next president so unknown? 20 July 2017 From the section India Image copyright EPA Ram Nath Kovind, former governor of the northern Indian state state of Bihar, has been elected as the country’s new president. BBC Hindi’s Vineet Khare...
Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move

Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move

Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move 18 July 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters held candles in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw Polish President Andrzej Duda has proposed a compromise over contentious...

Spanish football president arrested amid raids

The most senior executive in Spanish football, Angel Maria Villar, and his son have been arrested. Police in Spain said they have been raiding the country’s football federation headquarters as part of an anti-corruption investigation. More follows… World...
Turkish president vows to 'destroy traitors'

Turkish president vows to 'destroy traitors'

Turkey’s president has vowed to continue his controversial purges of “traitors” and will “destroy” them, a year on from the failed coup. Recep Tayyip Erdogan also praised the unarmed civilians who faced down the bloody attempt to oust him...
Why is President Trump so soft on Russia?

Why is President Trump so soft on Russia?

Donald Trump’s interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network is the President’s first with an outlet that is not Fox News in more than two months. His last non-Fox interview was with NBC in which he revealed that Russia was a motivation in his decision...
President Trump sued for blocking people on Twitter

President Trump sued for blocking people on Twitter

President Trump sued for blocking people on Twitter 12 July 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright @realDonaldTrump/Handout via REUTERS Image caption The president’s personal Twitter account has a huge 33.7 million followers President Donald Trump...
Brazil President Temer's close ally Lima arrested

Brazil President Temer's close ally Lima arrested

Brazil President Temer’s close ally Lima arrested 4 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Vieira Lima is accused of obstructing an investigation into a bank Brazilian police have arrested a close ally...

President Donald Trump's most memorable tweets

Donald Trump is more attached to his Twitter account that any US president since the social media website’s invention. Whether it is advertising his latest appearance on Fox and Friends, railing against the “Fake News Media”, or his regular refrain...
Chinese president makes first ever visit to Hong Kong

Chinese president makes first ever visit to Hong Kong

Chinese president makes first ever visit to Hong Kong 29 June 2017 From the section China Image copyright AFP Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Hong Kong, his first ever visit as Chinese president, as the territory marks the 20th anniversary of the handover from British...
Brazilian president charged with corruption

Brazilian president charged with corruption

Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with accepting millions of pounds worth of bribes. Prosecutors claim Mr Temer “fooled Brazilian citizens” by receiving money from a meat packing firm in exchange for resolving tax matters and freeing up...
Venezuelan dad makes plea to president

Venezuelan dad makes plea to president

Venezuelan dad makes plea to president 24 June 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Maduro used to be a bus driver in Caracas A man whose son was killed during an opposition protest in...

Depp jokes about assassinating President Trump

Johnny Depp has joked about assassinating President Donald Trump while appearing on stage at the Glastonbury Festival. The Hollywood star received a rapturous reception during the event at Cineramageddon – a drive-in cinema on the site in Somerset. He introduced...
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