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June 26, 2017 4:01 AM Trump breaks White House Eid dinner tradition

US President Donald Trump has broken a nearly 20-year-old tradition by failing to host a dinner marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The White House event had been held every year since President Clinton's tenure. The Eid al-Fitr feast ends Ramadan, a period when Muslims fast and focus on charitable giving. But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 2

June 26, 2017 12:54 AM Chest is best! Kat Graham, Jada Pinkett Smith and Amber Rose all take the plunge on the red carpet of the BET Awards

Sunday's BET Awards brought stars of all sorts to Los Angeles's Microsoft Theater. There, cleavage dominated the red carpet as stars showed off their curves with plunging necklines and sexy cut-outs. Jada Pinkett Smith made a dazzling display in a glittering gold gown which featured her alluring decolletage. The 45-year-old beauty was radiant in the cleavage-baring 1

June 24, 2017 3:13 PM About $300,000 being used for Gitmo 2’s upkeep

A former Member of Parliament, George Loh, has revealed that about $300,000 was proposed and contributed by the United States for the upkeep of the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees being hosted in Ghana for two years. Speaking on The Big Issue, he disclosed that, the amount is available to ensure that they are catered for” but stressed that “it is not an amount 3

June 24, 2017 12:25 PM U.S. backs down on calls against special travel permits for former presidents

The U.S. government has stepped down on its resolve to revoke special travel permits to all former presidents and members of parliament in Ghana. The embassy had recently been criticized for taking this decision as a leading member of the parliament select committee on foreign affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa fumed that government will ensure that the American 1

June 24, 2017 2:02 AM Will Moon’s South Korean charm offensive spread North?

Fawning media coverage has made the South Korean leader more popular than ever, but critics fear there is a dark side to Moon Jae-in – his snuggling up to North Korea South Korea’s new president has the sort of fanbase one usually associates with K-pop idols, film stars and athletes. After the largest demonstrations in Korean history led to the removal 8

June 23, 2017 9:35 PM As Ramadan Draws To An End, Mosques Worry About Security

Rising hate crimes mean cameras and armed guards at what should be a time of joyous celebration. The last few days of the holy month of Ramadan are supposed to be a joyous time of the year for American Muslims. Spiritually, it’s believed to be a time when God blesses and forgives. The holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, is observed with prayers 13

June 23, 2017 5:16 PM As Ramadan ends, Central Florida Muslims pray for world peace, interfaith understanding

The women’s section at The Islamic Center of Orlando overflowed with worshipers in brightly colored abayas observing the Night of Power, when prayers and good deeds are believed to be multiplied and sins forgiven. Across the street Wednesday at the Muslim Academy of Greater Orlando, 100 interfaith guests learned about Ramadan, the monthlong period of fasting 3

June 22, 2017 1:02 PM IDU Honours Kufuor, NPP

The International Democratic Union (IDU) has praised former President John Agyekum Kufuor for promoting centre and centre-right political ideology in Ghana. IDU, which is the working association of over 80 conservative, democrat and like-minded political parties of the centre and centre right, has also honoured the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for adopting 6

June 22, 2017 9:37 AM Mosques Advised to Amp Up Security for Eid Weekend

Islamic groups across Southern California are responding to an alert for increased security as the month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend. The Eid al-Fitr prayer, a three day holiday marking the end of Ramadan, is scheduled for Sunday. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a statement Monday to step up security measures at celebrations 5

June 21, 2017 9:35 PM Trump administration looking to get China to step up pressure on North Korea

Top Trump administration officials held high-level meetings Wednesday with their Chinese counterparts as the White House struggles to find new ways to put pressure on North Korea to throttle back its nuclear arms program. “We hope China will do their part,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters after he and Secretary of Defense James Mattis 1