Media caption“Sweden, they took in large numbers,” Donald Trump tells a crowd of supporters During another ferocious attack on the media on Saturday evening, US President Donald Trump cited a non-existent incident in Sweden, baffling many – not least Swedes. “You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in […]

Image copyright Reuters Kraft Heinz says it has dropped its plan to buy Anglo-Dutch rival Unilever. Marmite-maker Unilever rejected the US food giant’s bid on Friday, saying it saw “no merit, either financial or strategic” in Kraft’s offer, worth about $143bn (£115bn). “Unilever and Kraft Heinz hold each other in high regard,” the companies said […]

At least 20 people have died after a car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu. In the deadliest attack since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed – nicknamed Farmajo – the vehicle exploded on Sunday at an intersection packed with civilians, traders and security forces. “A suicide car bomber blew himself up inside […]

Media captionMandelson urges Lords to show ‘a bit of courage’ over Brexit Former Labour minister Lord Mandelson has urged peers not to “throw in the towel” when they debate legislation paving the way for Brexit. He said the Lords should amend a bill to protect the rights of EU citizens to ensure a “meaningful” vote […]

Mosul assault: Iraq troops make headway against IS

February 19, 2017

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iraqi forces bombarded IS positions ahead of the advance Iraqi government forces have seized several villages as they move towards an assault on the last area held by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul. Hundreds of military vehicles, backed by air power, rolled across the desert towards IS positions […]

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Mektić: Referendum o Danu RS najveća glupost

February 19, 2017

Ministar sigurnosti u Vijeću ministara BiH Dragan Mektić rekao je da je “referendum o Danu Republike Srpske najveća glupost” i da to nikada nije podržao. – Najveća glupost što je Milorad Dodik uradio i koju nikada nisam podržao je referendum. Ja nisam izašao na referendum, evo sada prvi put govorim – rekao je Mektić. On je […]

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Iraq announces offensive against IS in western Mosul

February 18, 2017

Media captionIraqi forces prepare to retake west Mosul Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the start of an offensive to drive so-called Islamic State out of the western part of Mosul. Government troops and allied militia retook the eastern side of the city, the last major IS stronghold in Iraq, earlier this year. But […]

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Trump: ‘I’m only worried he’s gonna give me a kiss’

February 18, 2017

US President Trump invited one of his supporters on stage during his “campaign rally for America” event in Florida. While the Republican was giving a speech, he recognised the man in the crowd that he had seen “on television just now”, and let him deliver a few words at the podium to the Trump supporters. […]

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