Hundreds arrested in US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams
US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018.
Donald Trump hails 'phase one' US trade deal with China
The US and China have made progress and come to a "phase one" deal, US President Donald Trump has said. Washington suspended the tariff hike on $250 billions in Chinese goods which was set to go into effect next week.
Impeachment inquiry: Trump administration will not participate
The Trump administration will not participate in "illegitimate" impeachment probe. Earlier US State Department barred the US ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress.
Trump's Syria withdrawal: Who stands to gain?
While the US leaves a vacuum as it washes its hands of its Syrian Kurdish allies, the major players in Syria's Astana peace process —Iran, Russia, and Turkey — step up to take their share.
UN postal union reaches deal to avert US exit
The US was threatening to pull out of the UN postal agency if reforms weren't implemented. The spat centered on the US effectively subsidizing mail and parcels delivered from China.
US strikes deal with Honduras on asylum-seekers
The US and Honduras have signed a deal which would allowing Washington to send more asylum-seekers there. But critics say it's not safe to seek asylum In Honduras, as it's is among the world's most violent countries.
US nurse on migrant rescue ship reunited with Darfur boy she saved
At the height of the Darfur war — the world's worst conflict in 2004 — a US nurse treated a baby with a leg injury. Fifteen years later, she was reunited with him on board a migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean.
Why Canada will remain an attractive country for Nigerians
The UK and the US have for long been the top two destinations for Nigerians seeking greener pastures. But now, it appears Canada is becoming the new attraction for many Nigerians. And the brain drain may continue if Nigerians keep feeling they have a better chance at living their dreams outside Nigeria.