Coronavirus: South Korea raises alert level to highest

South Korea has raised its disease alert to the highest level after a surge in coronavirus infections and two more deaths, while Chinese state media warned the outbreak had yet to reach a turning point despite some signs of easing. South Korea’s president said on Sunday he was putting the country on “red alert” due … Read more Coronavirus: South Korea raises alert level to highest

Indian Trump super-fan worships six-foot statue of US president

Donald Trump super-fan Bussa Krishna worships daily at the feet of a six-foot (183 cm) statue of the US president at his home in Konney Village in the Jangaon district of India’s Talangana. Devotee was seen performing a series of devotional rituals at the statue including doing ‘puja’ worship, wafting incense and pouring milk and … Read more Indian Trump super-fan worships six-foot statue of US president

Bernie Sanders celebrates huge win in Nevada’s presidential caucuses

Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, celebrated a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday evening. Speaking to a crowd of thousands of cheering supporters in San Antonio, Texas, Sanders said, ” We’re here now, don’t tell, don’t tell anybody, I don’t want to get them nervous. We are going to win the Democratic primary … Read more Bernie Sanders celebrates huge win in Nevada’s presidential caucuses

Bernie Sanders wins Nevada Caucuses

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has won the caucuses in Nevada, cementing his status as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination. In early results, Mr Sanders had 47% of the vote, while former vice president Joe Biden was in a distant second with 19%. Pete Buttigieg had 15%. The victory demonstrated his broad appeal in the … Read more Bernie Sanders wins Nevada Caucuses

Togo’s president Gnassingbe likely to win fourth term

Votes are being counted in Togo’s presidential election. After 15 years in power, President Faure Gnassingbe is expected to secure a fourth term – further extending his family’s rule, which has lasted more than half a century. After changing the Constitution last year, another term could see him stay in power until 2030. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Togo’s president Gnassingbe likely to win fourth term

South Sudan’s rival leaders join forces and declare peace

South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a unity government – declaring an end to a civil war that’s killed more than 400-thousand people. Former rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as President Salva Kiir’s deputy. It’s the third time they’re trying to form a coalition. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba, South … Read more South Sudan’s rival leaders join forces and declare peace

Togo president Gnassingbe expected to win fourth term in contentious election

The home of a key Togo opposition candidate was surrounded by security forces just hours after polls closed on Saturday in elections widely expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe claim a fourth term in power. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Togo president Gnassingbe expected to win fourth term in contentious election

Bernie Sanders strengthens his status as Democratic frontrunner

Bernie Sanders has cemented his frontrunner status in the battle to pick the Democratic nominee who will go up against President Donald Trump in November’s election. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: … Read more Bernie Sanders strengthens his status as Democratic frontrunner