257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria

April 12, 2018 in International

BOUFARIK, Algeria (AFP) — Algeria suffered its deadliest ever air catastrophe yesterday when a military plane crashed after take-off, killing 257 people on board, mostly army personnel and their family members, officials said. An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane...

Trump threatens US$100b more tariffs on China

April 06, 2018 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump barrelled through warnings of a damaging trade war with China Thursday, vowing an additional US$100 billion in tit-for-tat tariffs on Beijing. Having already asked for US$50 billion worth of Chinese goods to be punitively taxed, Trump responded...