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Mueller charges lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan in US election investigation



News February 20, 2018


Alex Van Der Zwaan is accused by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller of misleading investigators about communications with political consultant and lobbyist Rick Gates.Mr Gates was deputy to Paul Manafort, the former campaign manage...

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Sweden lorry attacker who killed shoppers wanted to build caliphate



News February 20, 2018


Rakhmat Akilov stole the beer lorry and swerved wildly through the Swedish capital's city centre, aiming at pedestrians and mowing them down in April last year.The 40-year-old Uzbek national has told a court that he wanted Sweden ...

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UN Syria envoy warns Ghouta could become 'second Aleppo'



News February 20, 2018


At least 98 people died following intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of Damascus.Monday was the deadliest day in the Syrian capital since 2015, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rig...

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Struggling Venezuela to start selling 'petro' cryptocurrency



News February 20, 2018


Carlos Vargas, Venezuela's cryptocurrency superintendent, revealed recently that the country was preparing to set out its plans to launch the "petro", with the first sale scheduled for today."There will surely be a lot of investor...

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Don't get distracted by the pants: Mr T's latest Winter Olympics curling tip



News February 20, 2018


The 65-year-old star, who rose to fame playing BA Baracus in the hit US TV drama series, has been following the Games closely and tweeting his thoughts throughout.He has admitted watching events he never thought he would watch bef...

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