Thursday , January 19 2017

Tibet activists arrested in Switzerland protest during Xi visit

Swiss police have arrested 32 pro-Tibet activists who were protesting against a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The group, made up of Tibetans and Swiss nationals, were detained on Sunday for flouting restrictions set up by police in the capital, Bern. One man was also prevented from setting himself …

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S Korea corruption: Prosecutors to seek arrest warrant

South Korea’s special prosecutor is seeking an arrest warrant for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong, on bribery charges. The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of the country’s President Park Geung-hye. Samsung is accused of giving donations to non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a …

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Trump ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan

A Chinese state-owned paper has blasted Donald Trump for “playing with fire” after the US president-elect appeared to question the One China policy again. The broadside by China Daily is the latest in a series of rebukes by China’s government and state media. Mr Trump said in an interview on …

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Title challenge over – Guardiola

Manchester City are out of the Premier League title race after a 4-0 loss to Everton at Goodison Park, according to manager Pep Guardiola. City are now 10 points behind leaders Chelsea after defeat on Merseyside – the heaviest league loss in Guardiola’s managerial career. Asked if the gap was …

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Mother admits killing children in lake

A mother has pleaded guilty to murdering three of her children by driving them into a lake in Australia. Akon Guode, 37, killed one-year-old Bol and four-year-old twins Hanger and Madit in Melbourne’s south-west in 2015. Another child, six-year-old Alual, was also in the car but survived. In the Victorian …

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Kyrgyzstan plane crash kills at least 32

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the ground, say officials. The Boeing 747 crashed amid fog into homes near Manas airport, about 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz government said. At …

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BBC Business HD Video

Grab-and-Go lifeline survival kits for loved ones, including pets.The latest BBC Business News: breaking personal finance, company, financial and economic news, plus insight and … From the section Business …. Video 1:07

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