Category Archives: Around The World

Pippa Middleton’s wedding: Duchess of Cambridge’s Sister Weds James Matthews in Private Ceremony

Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world’s most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star. But all eyes were on Pippa Middleton on Saturday as she walked down the aisle of a 12th-century church wearing a custom hand-embroidered gown with…

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Records! Harvard Student Submits Hip-Hop Album As Final Year Dissertation, Graduates With A-

A 21-year-old senior student at Harvard, Obasi Shaw will be graduating with an A- after he submitted a hip-hop album as his dissertation. The 10-track album titled ‘Liminal Minds’ combines “elements of Middle English poetry with issues of racial identity in America” and according to Obasi and took him about a year to complete. He…

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India Records First Successful Womb Transfer as Carried Out by Galaxy Care Hospital

A 21-year lady has become the first person to undergo a womb transplant in India after her 41-year old mother donated her womb to her. The recipient was born without a uterus. “We will start to retrieve the uterus at around 9 am from the donor and transplant it in recipient,” Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar, the medical…

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Obama’s True Feelings About Trump: “He’s Nothing But a Bullsh–ter”!

Cool, even-keeled, no-drama Barack Obama is one of the few people in the country who hasn’t publicly opined on the tweets and turmoil wrought by President Donald Trump. And so a persistent question to those close to the former president is: What does Obama really think of the man now occupying the Oval Office? “He’s nothing but a bullsh–ter,” Obama told two…

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France’s President Macron Names Cabinet, Close Supporters Take Key Ministries

The newly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron of France on Wednesday constituted his government, with close supporters taking key ministries but a centre-right politician appointed as economy minister. Jean-Yves Le Drian, who served as defence minister under Macron’s predecessor Francois Hollande, was named minister for Europe and foreign affairs under Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Gerard Collomb,…

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Ebola Virus: Kenya Issues Critical Alert

The Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health in Kenya Jackson Kioko released an alert on Ebola Virus following its outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). He said the government has reactivated the rapid response teams for enhanced surveillance and follow-up of travellers with elevated body temperatures. He assured Kenyans that there is no…

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Miss USA 2017: Kara McCullough Crowned As The New Queen

  25-year-old scientist Kara McCullough has been crowned as Miss USA 2017 on Sunday by 2016 winner DeShauna Barber. This is the second year in a row that the winner is emerging from the same state, D.C. District of Columbia. The event was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas and the new queen will go on to represent America…

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Anthony Joshua Will Possibly Fight Klitschko Again

There is the possibility of a rematch between WBA world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in October. Joshua stopped Klitschko at Wembley in April to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown. Reports say October 28 is a potential date for the rematch which might hold at Pricipality Stadium. Wales’…

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39-year Old Emmanuel Macron Sworn in as President of France

  Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore France‘s global standing, as he was officially inaugurated as the country’s youngest president at the age of 39. “My mandate will give the French back the confidence to believe in themselves,” President Macron said at the elaborate Élysée Palace ceremony. He vowed to see the EU “reformed and relaunched” during his time…

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United Airlines Flight Delayed After Scorpion Was Found on a Passenger

A United Airlines flight was delayed Thursday after reports that a scorpion had crawled from a passenger’s clothes. KTLA 5 reports United Flight 1035 from Houston to Quito, Ecuador, was delayed for over three hours as customers were directed to a different plane before taking off. Daniel Dueñas, a passenger, tweeted, “The captain of my flight…

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