Theresa May says she will quit as UK prime minister should Brexit deal go through
British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will step down as the leader of the United Kingdom if her Brexit deal finally secures a majority in parliament, allowing a successor to take the lead on future negotiations with the European Union.
North Korean Embassy Attack Suspects Fled To U.S., Spanish Court Says
A Spanish court says assailants who broke into North Korea's Embassy in Madrid last month later fled to the U.S.According to new documents unsealed on Tuesday, the perpetrators of the attack included a U.S. citizen and another resident. The leader of the plot fled via Lisbon to Newark, N.J., and offered stolen material to the FBI in New York.
Comedian set to win first round of Ukraine presidential vote
Ukrainians exhausted by five years of war and decades of official corruption look set to send a comedian with no political experience into a second round run-off against the incumbent when they vote in Sunday’s presidential election.
Lithuania convicts Russians of war crimes under Soviet rule
A court in Lithuania has found a former Soviet defence minister guilty of war crimes over a deadly crackdown aimed at stopping the Baltic state breaking away from the USSR in 1991.'
India Claims Successful Test Of Anti-Satellite Weapon
India says it shot down one of its own satellites, making it only the fourth country to test an anti-satellite weapon.India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the successful test on Wednesday in a rare national address and on social media. The test would "have a historic impact on generations to come," Modi said in a tweet.
Austrian far-right activist probed over links to Christchurch attacks
Austrian investigators have raided the home of the leader of a far-right group in connection with the investigation into the New Zealand mosque attacks.Martin Sellner, of the Identitarian Movement Austria (IBÖ), said in a video he had received a donation, possibly from the chief suspect in the Christchurch shootings.But he denied any involvement in the attacks.
Spain launches disobedience probe into Catalan leader over pro-independence symbols
Prosecutors in north-eastern Spain have launched an investigation into Catalan leader, Quim Torra, for his apparent failure to remove pro-independence symbols from government buildings in the region.If found guilty, Torra could be removed from office for up to two years, for failing to adhere to a request by Spain’s electoral committee to remove the symbols, which it deemed political propaganda.
Australian government exploits fascist atrocity in New Zealand to push online censorship
The Liberal-National Coalition government, along with Labor, the Greens and the entire Australian political establishment, is cynically using the March 15 fascist massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand to escalate long-standing moves to censor social media and suppress political discussion.
Recovery of Venezuelan Electric Service Underway
The electrical service in Venezuela was gradually recovering Wednesday in several regions of Venezuela after Monday’s attack to the Guri’s transmission plant.Communication and Culture Minister Jorge Rodriguez reported Wednesday by telephone about the details of the latest events linked to two terrorist attacks, performed last Monday.
Automatic speed limiters to be standard on all new cars from 2022, under Europe-wide plans
New cars and other vehicles will be sold in Europe with automatic anti-speeding systems fitted as standard from 2022, if new regulations are approved by MEPs.