UK elite Parachute Regiment use Corbyn poster for target practice
Footage of soldiers in the elite Parachute Regiment firing rounds into a poster of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is a grave warning of the climate of political violence being fomented by Britain’s ruling elite.
Libya crisis: General Haftar tells forces to take capital
The leader of forces in eastern Libya has ordered them to march on the capital Tripoli, the base of the internationally recognised government.Khalifa Haftar's order to the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) came as UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was visiting Tripoli.Mr Guterres, the US and European nations have all urged de-escalation.
Suspect in New Zealand's deadliest mass shooting to be charged with 50 counts of murder
The man accused of committing the deadliest mass shooting in New Zealand's history will be charged with 50 counts of murder.New Zealand police announced the new charges against Australian-born Brenton Tarrant, 28, on Thursday afternoon local time.
Brazil Education Minister Wants Revised School Textbooks Denying 1964 Coup
Brazil’s education Minister Ricardo Velez said Wednesday that school textbooks will be revised to deny the 1964 coup.According to Velez, Brazil will teach the children “a wider version of history.” Velez said that the 1964 military ousting of the democratically elected President Joao Goulart was not a coup and the following 21 years of military rule was "a democratic regime by force.”
Australia To Criminalize Failure To Remove Violent Content From Internet Platforms
Australia's parliament has passed new legislation to criminalize Internet platforms for failing to remove violent videos and audio, after an Australian gunman livestreamed himself shooting worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Trudeau fails to halt scandal as twin expulsions damage PM's feminist image
Justin Trudeau is facing fresh criticism for expelling two former ministers from his party, dashing any hopes that a scandal which has dogged his government for nearly two months will disappear any time soon.
NATO chief says Brazil, other Latin American countries could become 'partners'
NATO can look at the possibility of other Latin American states joining Colombia in becoming alliance partners, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday, while appearing to rule out U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Brazil could one day become a full member of the North Atlantic security body.
Labour chair offered to quit shadow cabinet over new Brexit referendum
Labour chairman Ian Lavery offered to resign from the shadow cabinet after twice defying party orders to vote in favour of a new Brexit referendum.Labour ordered its MPs to vote in favour of a "confirmatory referendum" on a Brexit deal, but Mr Lavery abstained.
Philippines' Duterte tells China to 'lay off' island in disputed waters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to “lay off” an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it.
Google satellite shows first Saudi nuclear reactor only one year from completion, expert says
Saudi Arabia is about a year away from completing the building of its first nuclear reactor, according to Google satellite images identified by a nuclear expert who said Thursday the construction so far appears to be very small in size and intended for research and training purposes.