Neo-Nazi planned assassination of second UK Labour MP
The plot by a neo-Nazi, Jack Renshaw, to murder Labour Party MP Rosie Cooper was finally revealed following the end of a seven-week trial at London’s Old Bailey.
US revokes visa of International Criminal Court prosecutor
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has been barred from entering the US, it has been revealed.Fatou Bensouda has had her entry visa revoked by Washington.The decision is understood to be in response to her long-running investigation into possible war crimes, including torture, committed by American forces in Afghanistan.
Between circus and civil war: Poroshenko aide trolls election frontrunner with Pinochet pic
The picture shows the face of Poroshenko photoshopped over that of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. His government notoriously used the national stadium in Santiago to execute political opponents in the aftermath of the 1973 military coup. The words written under Poroshenko’s smiling face paraphrase his actual video response to Zelensky’s challenge and roughly translate as “Let it happen at the stadium then.”
Brexit: Government offers 'no change' to deal, says Labour
The government has not proposed any changes to the PM's Brexit deal during cross-party talks, says shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer.Meetings have been taking place between Tory and Labour politicians to find a proposal to put to the Commons before an emergency EU summit next week.
UN chief warns of 'bloody confrontation' in Libya after meeting with renegade General
Libya could be plunged into a "bloody confrontation", the United Nations secretary general warned yesterday, after he met with the renegade general who has ordered his troops to advance on Tripoli.General Khalifa Haftar's forces took the former international airport on the outskirts of the capital on Friday night, though they suffered an earlier setback when around 140 men were captured.
‘The militia is all of us’: Who are Venezuela’s pro-Maduro ‘colectivos,’ so demonized by the West?
Ever since the US recognized Venezuela’s wannabe coup leader, pro-government activists have been bracing for possible military intervention. Western media have been for years portraying them as thugs of the dictatorship.
Wildfire Rips Along South Korea's Eastern Coast, Prompting National Emergency
South Korea is using its military to contain a large forest fire that spread quickly after igniting in Gangwon Province, along the country's east coast. Strong winds moved the blaze from city to city, prompting President Moon Jae-in to declare a national emergency.
Rwanda genocide: Macron orders probe of France's role
French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed a panel of experts to investigate France's role in Rwanda's genocide 25 years ago.An estimated 800,000 Rwandans, most from the minority Tutsi community, were killed by ethnic Hutu extremists over 100 days in 1994.
Brazilians Join 'Free Lula' Caravan Heading to Curitiba Prison
Over 17 Brazilian capital cities will host civil demonstrations on Sunday, marking a year since the imprisonment of former leftist president Lula da Silva.The Brazilian Worker’s Party (PT) started on Friday the “Free Lula Caravan,” a massive march which will take place across several locations until Sunday.
Russia's WTO 'national security' victory cuts both ways for Trump
Russia won a dispute about “national security” at the World Trade Organization on Friday, in a ruling over a Ukrainian transit dispute that may also affect global automobile tariffs that could be imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump.