Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Extradited to U.S.
Mexico’s Department of Foreign Relations announced Guzman was handed over to U.S. authorities for transportation to the U.S.
U.S., Britain ask South Sudan to retract ‘reckless’ regime change comment
South Sudan Army accused the Troika of plotting a regime change with rebel officials.
Iran rules out review of nuclear deal despite U.S. concerns
U.S. President-elect Trump has expressed displeasure with the nuclear pact.
Four Gambian ministers resign from Jammeh’s government
Mr. Jammeh, in power since a 1994 coup, has become increasingly isolated at home and abroad.
MH370 families say search for the missing plane must continue
The search for the missing plane was suspended on Tuesday.
UN says no justice in South Sudan after July rapes, killings
“The fighting that erupted in July 2016 was a serious setback for peace in South Sudan.”
No ban for Germany’s far-right NPD, Constitutional Court rules
Court President Andreas Vosskuhle said that the party’s radical ideology was not enough to merit a ban.
Gambian foreign minister resigns as Jammeh becomes more isolated
Two ministers have now resigned in the past week as Mr. Jammeh insists on holding on to power.
Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia
Officials played down any link between the operation and NATO concerns over Russia.
Gambia: Jammeh’s ploy to remain in office legally truncated by Supreme Court
The Gambian Supreme Court declined Mr. Jammeh’s application to stop Adama Barrow’s inauguration.
Trump says Brexit to be a great thing, wants deal with UK
“I think Brexit is going to end up being a great thing,” the President-elect said.
Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police attack
The executions were carried after a top court rejected an appeal filed by the three.
Abbas meets Pope for Palestinian embassy opening in Vatican
The Vatican City officially recognised Palestine as a sovereign state in 2016.
25,800 unaccompanied children from Nigeria, 3 others, arrived Italy in 2016 – UNICEF
The 2016 figure more than doubled the 2015 number.
ECOWAS to take all necessary actions in Gambia – Chambas
The UN Security Council has been briefed of the situation.
Trump accuses Democrats, Republicans of plotting against him
“Totally made up facts by sleazebag political operatives both Democrats and Republicans – fake news!”
Gambia: What Jammeh’s party told Supreme Court to prevent inauguration of President-elect Barrow
The Gambia’s Supreme Court had on Monday adjourned the hearing of the election petition to January 16.
Judge denies bail for Volkswagen executive arrested over emissions scandal
Volkswagen this week admitted guilt and agreed to pay $4.3 billion to the U.S. government.
Gambian President’s party seeks to block rival’s inauguration
The ruling party wants an injunction.
Finally, Trump concedes Russia hacked into U.S. election
Mr. Trump denied that he had links with Russia.
Heathrow airport sets new record with 76 million passengers in 2016
Heathrow Airport, the world’s sixth-busiest airport, handled 1.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2016, a rise of 3 per cent.