U.S. Navy aircraft carrier spotted patrolling South China Sea

A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group is operating in the South China Sea, with the Chinese Navy apparently keeping close watch. The Navy’s Seventh Fleet said in a press release on Friday that the USS John S. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, as well as the guided-missile destroyers USS Chung-Hoon and USS Stockdale, the… Read More U.S. Navy aircraft carrier spotted patrolling South China Sea

Princess Cristina of Spain make first appearance on court for trial

Spain’s Princess Cristina has testified for the first time at her trial for alleged tax fraud, answering only the questions posed by her own lawyer. She told the court in Mallorca that she had never asked her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, how he ran a property company they jointly owned. Mr Urdangarin is accused of using… Read More Princess Cristina of Spain make first appearance on court for trial

NNPC to return to making profit by July

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu disclosed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, would return to profitability by July 2016, the first time the company would be making profit in 15 years. Speaking at the Oloibiri Lecture Series and Energy Forum, organized by the Society of Petroleum Explorationists, SPE, Nigeria… Read More NNPC to return to making profit by July

Honduran activist Berta Cáceres assassinated

Investigators found Cáceres shot dead inside the home where she lived in La Esperanza, Honduras, about 110 miles west of the country’s capital of Tegucigalpa. The high-profile killing of one of the country’s most well-known activists drew swift condemnation from government officials. “The state of Honduras has been directly attacked by the death of Berta… Read More Honduran activist Berta Cáceres assassinated