Tag Archives: Ryan Brooks

13Feb/18

South Africa’s ANC decides to remove Jacob Zuma: source

A senior source in South Africa’s African National Congress party says its executive committee decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

28Jul/17

Pakistan PM resigns after court order to disqualify him: statement

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns from his post hours after the country’s Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption claims against his family. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

28Jul/17

John McCain’s ‘no’ vote kills Senate healthcare bill

U.S. Senate Republicans fail to dismantle Obamacare, falling short on a major campaign promise from President Donald Trump. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

13Apr/17

Trump backs off calling China a currency manipulator

President Donald Trump says his administration will not label China a currency manipulator, backing away from a key campaign promise. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

27Feb/17

‘Moonlight’ wins grand prize after Oscars blunder

Veteran actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty accidentally announces the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture as ‘La La Land’, before the award is correctly given to ‘Moonlight’. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

09Jan/17

Golden Globes: ‘La La Land’ and Meryl Streep’s speech

Jazz musical ‘La La Land’ wins a record seven Golden Globes, and Meryl Streep turns a Golden Globe acceptance speech into a scathing attack on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

03May/16

Baidu faces probe after student death

Regulators have launched a probe at Baidu after a dying student accused the country’s top search engine of promoting false medical information. As Ryan Brooks reports, investors have cuts more than $5bln from Baidu’s market capitalisation. Continue reading