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North Korea fires missile towards Japanese waters, officials say

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from its western region, say Japanese and South Korean authorities. It was launched at 09:40 local time (00:40 GMT), from Banghyon in North Pyongan Province, reported Yonhap news agency citing South Korea’s military. Tokyo said the missile may have landed in their exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan. North Korea has …

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Kanye West, Jay Z feud triggered by Kanye not Tidal

Jay Z’s attack against Kanye West on 4:44 has nothing to do with Kanye bailing from Tidal … it’s all about Kanye’s concert rant…and Jay clearly does not think Kanye’s mental condition at the time was an excuse. Sources connected to the two moguls tell us Jay was enraged when Kanye went on stage November 19th in Sacramento and first …

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Light-skinned women are easier to break down – Kodak Black

Rapper Kodak Black is being criticised for saying he prefers lighter-skinned women because it’s easier to “break them down”. The 20-year-old said he doesn’t date women with his skin complexion because they’re “too tough”. He said the comments in an interview after a charity basketball game. This comes after an Instagram Live Video, in which he said: “I don’t really …

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Kanye West splits with Jay Z’s Tidal over money dispute

Kanye West, a key player in Jay Z‘s Tidal stable, has left the company over a money dispute and Tidal has threatened to sue him … TMZ has learned. Sources connected to Tidal tell TMZ, Kanye has been unhappy with the company for a long time. We’re told Kanye has complained the company owes him money — more than $3 …

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Trump’s Muslim ban comes into effect

New York, US – Rama Issa, a Syrian American, was supposed to get married this autumn in New York City. It was supposed to be a happy occasion but Issa, who has been living in the United States since 2011, had to postpone the event after the Supreme Court reinstated parts of President Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from six …

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Indian minister mocked for urinating in public

A government minister was mocked on social media for urinating in public despite the prime minister’s flagship public hygiene drive as pictures of the embarrassing incident were splashed over front pages Friday. The Times of India said agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh relieved himself against a school wall “flanked by his security guards carrying automatic weapons.” The paper’s front page …

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SA man charged over breast milk ‘spying’

A woman has taken a male colleague to court in South Africa, alleging he secretly filmed her as she expressed breast milk at her workplace. The man, who has been been suspended by the University of Cape Town, is alleged to have set up a live link in a private room at the institution on 13 June. The woman wrote …

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German parliament legalises same-sex marriage

Germany’s parliament voted on Friday to legalise gay marriage. This comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel did an about-face that freed members of conservative party to vote their “conscience” rather than follow party lines. Norbert Lammert, president of the parliament, said 393 lawmakers voted to approve the amendment, while 226 voted against and four abstained.   Source: France24

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South Sudan deports 3 undocumented Americans

The South Sudanese government has deported three American nationals over lack of possession of valid visas. According to local media Sudan Tribune which spoke with police authorities, the three entered the country on June 20 through Kenya, and were returned on June 22. “Their visas had not been approved, they were not tourists nor investment agents. They stayed for three …

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Trump and Ivanka host two Chibok girls at the White House

United States President, Donald Trump, and his daughter, Ivanka, recently met with two Chibok girls at the White House. The two girls – Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, were part of the over 200 who were abducted by insurgent group Boko Haram in April 2014. They were among the over 50 that managed to escape in the early days of …

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