Theresa May faces ultimatum: set your exit date or quit now
Executive members of the 1922 Committee are preparing to ask Theresa May to step down immediately if she fails to set out a timetable for leaving Downing Street.
Drone attack on Saudi oil pipeline claimed by Houthis as questions linger over 'ship sabotage'
Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a major oil pipeline in Saudi Arabia with explosive-laden drones on Tuesday, just days after an alleged sabotage of Saudi oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid differences over Iran
Spain has withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led naval group in the Gulf because it was now focusing on alleged threats from Iran rather than an agreed objective to mark an historic seafaring anniversary, the Spanish government said on Tuesday.
WhatsApp claims spyware attack has ‘all hallmarks’ of Israeli company that aides govt surveillance
A WhatsApp spyware attack that targeted human rights activists has clear links to a company known to help governments snoop, the messaging app firm said in a statement. Israeli firm NSO is accused of being behind the exploit.
Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked
Venezuela’s top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country.
Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push
Sudan’s opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir.
Indian actor-politician under fire for calling Gandhi's HINDU killer India’s ‘first TERRORIST’
Bollywood star-turned-politician Kamal Haasan is facing harsh criticism and even calls for his arrest over his recent claim that independent India’s “first terrorist” was a Hindu nationalist who killed Mahatma Gandhi.
North Korea demands return of ship seized by US
North Korea has demanded the immediate return of a cargo ship seized by the US, branding the move an "unlawful robbery".
Trump welcomes Hungarian far-right prime minister Orbán to the White House
On Monday afternoon, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was welcomed by US president Donald Trump at the White House. It was the first time in 20 years, since Bill Clinton welcomed Orbán in 1998, that the leader of the Hungarian far-right government has met with a US president in Washington.
Bolsonaro Fund Cuts Force Scientists to Migrate Brazil for Work
Brazilan scientists and students are being forced to leave the country in search of funding to finish their current research and studies fearing major cuts to the public higher education system announced last week by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.