Arab nations condemn Netanyahu’s Jordan Valley annexation plan

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu announced his plan, ahead of an election, on television on Tuesday Arab nations have condemned a plan by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex a third of the occupied West Bank. On Tuesday Mr Netanyahu pledged to apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea…

Cancer ‘biggest middle-age killer in rich nations’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A third of Britons with high blood pressure are unaware they have the condition Cancer now causes more deaths among the middle-aged in higher-income countries than cardiovascular disease, a study suggests. Globally, heart problems and stroke is the leading cause of death at this age. But the researchers say…

Measles: Four European nations lose eradication status

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIt’s a numbers game… if some people are not vaccinated, it can cause a big problem for us all Measles has returned to four European nations previously seen as free of the illness, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The disease is no longer considered eradicated…

Trade war drives ‘innocent’ Asian nations towards recession

Image copyright Getty Images Rising fears about the health of the global economy have prompted talk of recession, spreading anxiety about jobs and growth. The US-China trade war is casting a shadow over the world economy and warning signs of a looming downturn have flashed on financial markets. Recession poses no immediate threat to the…

Eight EU nations agree migrants deal, France says

Image copyright KARPOV/SOS MEDITERRANEE Image caption Migrants making the journey often travel in poorly maintained and overcrowded vessels France says eight EU countries have agreed to share the resettlement of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean – but Italy is not one of them. President Emmanuel Macron says another six nations backed in principle a Franco-German…

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Senegal to win final

Algeria’s only effort of note all game was the heavily deflected shot in the second minute that ultimately proved to be the winner Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo. Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a…

The African Cup of Nations: ‘Fairy-tale’ team, cursed jerseys and super fans

Image copyright AFP As Algeria and Senegal face each other in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final in Egypt, we look at some of the high and low points of the continent’s main football tournament. The knights of Madagascar We all love an underdog and low-ranking Madagascar was the team many neutral fans were…

Keiser: $100,000 BTC as Trump’s Anti-Bitcoin Tweet to Drive US-Skeptic Nations to Crypto

Popular cryptocurrency proponent and news presenter Max Keiser has responded to President Trump’s anti-Bitcoin outburst yesterday. The long-term Bitcoin bull believes that a United States opposed to Bitcoin is an advertisement to nations wanting to distance themselves economically from the nation to adopt the digital asset. Keiser equates the move by Trump to a “giant…