‘Miss New York’ Kira Kazantsev wins Miss America 2015 pageant

In the US’s Miss America pageant, Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, was crowned Miss America 2015 yesterday evening at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 22-year-old Kazantsev preformed “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, and her platform was Love Shouldn’t … Continue reading

National Football League from United States Senators: zero tolerance on domestic violence

National Football League (NFL) commissioner Roger Goodell received a letter from sixteen female United States Senators on Thursday calling for the NFL to adopt a zero tolerance policy on domestic violence. The senators criticized the NFL for their new domestic … Continue reading

Northern Irish politician Reverend Ian Paisley dies aged 88

Reverend Ian Paisley ‘ Lord Bannside ‘ the former First Minister of Northern Ireland, hardline unionist politician, and Protestant preacher, died yesterday aged 88. Paisley’s wife Eileen released a statement saying: “My beloved husband, Ian, entered his eternal rest this … Continue reading

John Kerry visits Iraq to build regional support against Islamic State

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Baghdad yesterday to meet Haider al-Abadi, the prime minister of the new Iraqi government. The visit came as Kerry toured seeking support in the region ‘ military, political, and financial ‘ against the … Continue reading

Libya accuse Sudan of arming ‘terrorist group’

Libya asked the Sudanese military attache to leave following accusations yesterday that Sudan was arming an Islamist “terrorist group” in control of Libya’s capital, Tripoli. Libya’s government, currently located in the eastern city of Tobruk, say a Sudanese transport plane … Continue reading