First Line News Articles for Wednesday, January 18 2017
Antonio Tajani was elected president of the European Parliament on Tuesday, and he won’t have much time to settle in.
The Nigerian air force on Tuesday bombed a crowded town full of people who had fled Islamist militants, killing more than 50 in what was described as a mistake by pilots targeting Boko Haram fighters.
A political crisis is growing in The Gambia, where President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency after refusing to admit defeat in last month’s elections. With his term in office due to expire on Thursday, what happens next?
Amid growing doubts about the future of free trade and international economic cooperation, proponents of globalization found reasons for optimism as the World Economic Forum opened Tuesday.