Brazil Supreme Court criminalises homophobia

June 14, 2019 News Room SA 0

Brazil’s Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalise homophobia, an important step for sexual minorities in one of the most dangerous countries for LGBT people in […]

Boris Johnson wins first round of votes for next UK prime minister

June 13, 2019 News Room SA 0

The Brexit-backing former foreign minister picked up 114 of the 313 votes cast. ┬áBoris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the […]

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei

June 13, 2019 News Room SA 0

China’s ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment […]

Trump-bashing gets physical at China tech show

June 12, 2019 News Room SA 0

It might be the most low-tech item at a Shanghai consumer electronics fair, but a bash-able Donald Trump is eliciting perhaps the most physical reaction […]

Trump reveals Mexico migrant plan by waving document around

June 12, 2019 News Room SA 0

US President Donald Trump has inadvertently revealed some details of his immigration deal with Mexico. He refused to discuss the plans with reporters, saying they […]

PICS: Can China carry out threat to choke off US ‘rare earths’ access?

June 11, 2019 News Room SA 0

Rusty tin shacks are all that remain of the gold miners who once prowled this desert hillside about an hour’s drive southwest of Las Vegas. […]

Iran to release Lebanese US resident convicted of spying

June 11, 2019 News Room SA 0

Iran’s judiciary has approved the conditional release of a Lebanese businessman imprisoned on charges of spying for the United States. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said […]

Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over part of immigration deal

June 11, 2019 News Room SA 0

President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States had signed another portion of an immigration deal with Mexico that would need to be ratified […]

One dead as helicopter crash-lands on Manhattan building

June 11, 2019 News Room SA 0

A helicopter crash-landed on top of a high-rise in midtown Manhattan Monday, starting a fire and leaving one person dead as the entire building shook […]

Trump appeals to block subpoena for his accounting records

June 11, 2019 News Room SA 0

US president Donald Trump asked an appeals court on Monday to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from […]