President denies being a body double

President denies being a body double

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Buhari will celebrate his 76th birthday later this month Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has denied rumours that he had died and had been replaced by a lookalike. Some people thought he had been „cloned”, but „it’s [the] real me, I assure you,” Mr Buhari said. Rumours that he had…

Elon Musk denies report that James Murdoch is the top choice to replace him as Tesla’s chairman

Elon Musk denies report that James Murdoch is the top choice to replace him as Tesla’s chairman

Elon Musk has denied a report that James Murdoch is the top choice to be the next chairman of Tesla. On Wednesday, The Financial Times reported that the 21st Century Fox CEO and son of Rupert Murdoch would take the role being vacated by the electric vehicle entrepreneur following a settlement with the Securities and…

Ronaldo denies rape claim as ‚fake news’

Ronaldo denies rape claim as ‚fake news’

Image copyright ALLSPORT/Getty Images Image caption The Portuguese superstar now plays for Italy’s Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed as „fake news” accusations by a US woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese footballer in 2009. In an Instagram video, Ronaldo said: „They want to promote [themselves] by [using] my name. It’s normal.” Ronaldo’s…

Rosenstein denies plot to remove Trump

Rosenstein denies plot to remove Trump

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rod Rosenstein: „There is no basis to invoke the 25th amendment” US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump. America’s second most senior law official said the allegation was „inaccurate and factually incorrect”. The New York…

China denies holding one million Uighurs

China denies holding one million Uighurs

Image caption China says it is fighting separatism and Islamist militants in Xinjiang China has said reports it is holding a million Muslim Uighurs in detention in Xinjiang are „completely untrue”. Uighurs enjoyed full rights but „those deceived by religious extremism… shall be assisted by resettlement and re-education”, officials said. The rare admission from Beijing…

Ex-Trump aide denies working for Kremlin

Ex-Trump aide denies working for Kremlin

Image copyright EPA Image caption Carter Page was put under surveillance in October 2016 One of Donald Trump’s ex-foreign policy aides says allegations that he worked with the Russian government during the 2016 US election are „misleading”. The FBI believed Carter Page was „collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government” at that time. His alleged…

Sessions denies migrant centres Nazi-like

Sessions denies migrant centres Nazi-like

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe sound of migrant children separated from parentsUS President Donald Trump has defended his policy of splitting up families entering the US illegally, defying a growing chorus of condemnation. Speaking at a business convention, Mr Trump said children had to be taken away if their parents were…

Russia denies tampering with Syria site

Russia denies tampering with Syria site

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRussia’s foreign minister says the only evidence of a chemical attack came from the mediaRussia has denied interfering with evidence at the site of the suspected Syrian chemical attack, which led to Western air strikes on Saturday. In an interview for BBC’s Hardtalk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei…