Donald Trump had announced the appointment of two women to join his incoming administration. His onetime staunch critic the Asian American governor of SouthCarolina Nikki Haley will be the next US ambassador to the United Nations, a prominent school choice advocate Betsy DeVos is to be secretary of education.
The leader of a Dutch nationalist anti-Islamic party Geert Wilders has told a courtthat his trial for allegedly inciting racial hatred is a political shroud. Hesaid the court wouldn't be judging him alone, it will be judging millions ofmen and women across the Netherlands.
A judge in England has told a man inspired by Nazism that he must spent the restof his life in jail for murdering the opposition labor MP Jo Cox in the run-upto Britain's referendum on leaving the European Union. Thomas Mair shoutedBritain First as he shot and stabbed Mrs. Cox in her northern constituency, she backed the campaign to remain in the EU.
The Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi has confirmed the US intelligence gathering drone aircraft are patrolling the country's frontier with Libya. He said he had authorized the flights personally to counter cross border attacks by Islamic state militants.
Israel's attorney general has ordered a police investigation into a huge naval procurement deal with a German firm. It's emerged that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s personal lawyer, also represents the local agent of the German company. Bothmen denied wrong doing.
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed what they described as a city that dates back more than 7,000 years. Huts, Iron tools and 15 huge graves have been found.
The Syrian government has dropped leaflets inviting rebels in the besieged cityof Aleppo to a friendly football match on Thursday, the leaflets promised to guarantee their safety. BBC news.