Foreign Affairs
U.S. shutdown enters its 22nd day

The United States government’s partial shutdown has entered into its twenty second day without any sign of when the political dispute will end. This is the longest shutdown in U.S. history after the previous longest shutdown between 1995 and 1996 under President Bill Clinton.

President Donald Trump is refusing to approve the budget until it includes funds for the border wall with Mexico. The Democrats are rejecting his request for almost six billion dollars.

Some 800,000 American workers have remained without pay as around a quarter of the federal government’s administration is not operating until the expenditure plan is approved.

Other News
Foreign Affairs

The decision by an Italian entrepreneur, Alberto Vazzoler, to conceal €40,000 in an unbaked pie resulted in him probably having taken one of the worst decisions in his life. This,…

Foreign Affairs

In California, David and Louise Turpin were sentenced to life imprisonment after they were found guilty of holding, torturing and locking their 13 children in their house. The case goes…

Foreign Affairs

Irish police have published security cameras video footage which show the moments before 29-year old journalist, Lyra KcKee, was killed last Thursday. McKee, who was reporting from Derry where violent…

View More