News of the Americas

  • SAUDI ARABIA: Oil producers’ moves to stabilize markets will fail – analysts

    0 The world’s top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed on 16 February to freeze oil output at January levels in a bid to stabilize an oversupplied market. This is the conclusion of a meeting brokered by Qatar in Doha. Oil prices have been historically low over a period of several months at around […]

  • CRICKET: Voges-inspired Australia beat New Zealand by a huge margin

    0 Australia demolished New Zealand by an innings and 52 runs to win the first Test match in Wellington with a day to spare. Trailing the visitors by a mammoth 379 runs in the first innings, New Zealand offered little resistance in the second innings which folded at 327. Australian Captain Steve Smith says he […]

  • : African press review 16 February 2016

    0 Today’s African press focuses on a Niqab ban in Egypt and how counties are spending their money in Kenya. Plus, The Daily Monitor has more on the Police officer who arrested Ugandan Presidential hopeful Kizza Besigye. DR Standard Read More

  • : French press review 13 February 2016

    0 Libé fires at the UN and the European Union this morning. Meanwhile, Le Figaro finds some hope in the fact that more young people want to join the  police. Plus, La Croix reports on the first Azheimer village and Le Monde bids adieu to Laurent Fabius as head of the COP 21. DR Standard Read More

  • FRANCE – UK: Hollande says work needed to avoid ‘Brexit’

    0 French President François Hollande thinks more work is needed to secure a deal at a European Union summit this week to help keep Britain in the EU, a presidency source said after a visit by British Prime Minister David Cameron. Cameron and Hollande before Brexit talks in Paris Standard Read More

  • FRANCE – PARIS ATTACKS: Eagles Of Death Metal return for Paris show

    0 Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes claimed that if everyone had guns, the Bataclan massacre may not have happened. This as he returned to Paris Tuesday to play in front of hundreds of survivors of November’s terror attacks. Eagles of Death Metal back in Paris February 16 REUTERS/Vilhelm Stokstad Standard Read More

  • FRANCE – POLITICS: Sarkozy to appear in court

    0 Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrived at a Paris court on Tuesday in connection with a long-running scandal over his 2012 campaign finance, the AFP news agency reports this morning. Nicolas Sarkozy AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET Standard Read More

  • KENYA : Kenyan rape victims suffer in silence, eight years after post-election violence

    0 A rights group has evidence that hundreds of women and girls raped during the violence following Kenya’s 2007 election are suffering from acute physical and psychological trauma. Fatma was 17 when she was gang raped during the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007. Her son, born of rape, is now 7. Samer Muscati/Human Rights […]