Monthly Archive: May 2018

Burkina Faso breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Burkina Faso breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan

25 May 2018 – Burkina Faso has broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the West African nation’s foreign minister said last night, in the latest blow to the self-ruled island that...

Italy gears towards populist government with Conte

Italy Edges Towards Populist Government As Conte Gets Mandate

24 May 2018 – Italy’s president asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government last night, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League a shot at running...

Facebook CEO grilled by EU lawmakers over digital monster

Zuckerberg Grilled By EU Lawmakers Over Digital Monster

23 May 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers yesterday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg’s “digital monster,” and he apologized for the...

Unai Emery set to be unveiled as new Gunners boss

Unai Emery set to be unveiled as new Gunners boss

22 May 2018 – Arsenal are set to appoint Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger’s successor, according to reports. The 46-year-old left French side Paris St Germain at the end of this...

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

21 May 2018 – China launched a relay satellite today as part of a groundbreaking program to be the first to land a spacecraft on the far side of the...

South Korea says military drills will go on

South Korea says military drills will go on

16 May 2018 – South Korea’s Defense Ministry says the military exercises between Washington and Seoul will go on despite an angry reaction from North Korea that broke off...