Around The World in 90 Seconds
The vice-president of the Burundian football association, FFB, has been arrested pending an investigation after the apparent disappearance of bonus money for the national team players who were recently in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been seen shaking for a third time in a month.Video footage shows Mrs Merkel trembling, shaking back and forth alongside Finland’s prime minister during a ceremony in Berlin on Wednesday.After the incident, Mrs Merkel said she was “very well” and there was “no need to worry”.
‘No more cases of Ebola in Uganda since two deaths. Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola in the country since two people died in June.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has told women to “set your ovaries free” and have more children to help the country’s economy grow, reports Reuters news agency.”When you have a big population you build the economy. That’s why China’s economy is so huge. I know that those who like to block ovaries will complain about my remarks. Set your ovaries free, let them block theirs,”
Beyonce features Swahili in her latest song. The next album to feature and be produced by Beyonce, the soundtrack to Disney’s new version of the Lion King, will be “steeped in the sounds of Africa”, according to the film company. The first single – Beyonce’s Spirit – was released just a few hours ago and the first words you hear are in Swahili.
Julio Iglesias ruled by court as father of Spaniard, 43.Veteran crooner Julio Iglesias is the “biological father” of a Spanish man whose mother had a brief affair with the singer in 1975, a court has ruled.The ruling in Spain is a victory for former ballerina Maria Edite Santos and her son Javier Sánchez, 43, who began the paternity claim three decades ago.
The area surrounding Chernobyl – the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident – is to be turned into a tourist site, Ukraine’s president says.
Niagara Falls Park Police say a man was “swept over” a waterfall, but survived the drop of roughly 188ft (57 metres) into the raging river below.
A couple who ran a supermarket in a small town in eastern France have lost their jobs after their trophy pictures from a safari hunt went viral.
US President Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on tech giants – a move that could result in retaliatory tariffs.
More than 20 countries at the UN Human Rights Council have signed a joint letter criticising China’s treatment of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region.