McDonald’s received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch within sight of Pope Francis’s window, but now the fast food giant seems to have taken on board one of his cherished principles – feeding the hungry. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage says he wants to be a bridge between the British government and the new U.S. administration, but the British government is dismissing the suggestion. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
Scores of dead bodies litter the streets of Bujumbura, a day after heavy fighting engulfed Burundi’s capital. Jillian Kitchener reports.
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” wins the battle at the box office this Thanksgiving weekend, surpassing “The Good Dinosaur” and “Creed” in North American ticket sales. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
Thousands protest in London against the prospect of British air strikes in Syria after Prime Minister David Cameron calls for lawmakers to back military intervention against Islamic State. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
France holds an official commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to the 130 victims of the Paris attacks at the vast military courtyard of Les Invalides. Jillian Kitchener reports.
City officials estimate 3.5 million spectators will crowd New York City to watch Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after the attacks in Paris. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin says the downing of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border is a “stab in the back carried out by the accomplices of terrorists”. Turkey says it had warned the aircraft repeatedly that it was violating Turkish air space although Moscow says the plane was flying over Syria. Jillian Kitchener reports.