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Mehbooba Mufti and Amit Shah - India News

This is the first time Mehbooba has taken to Twitter to target the BJP — her former ally — after they withdrew support from the alliance with the PDP, causing the coalition government to collapse. Since Mehbooba resigned as chief minister, she has condemned civilian killings and warned the Centre of “serious consequences” if any changes are made to Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.Read More →

Social Services - Baby-Snatchers

There will always be children who are genuinely at risk, and social services have an undeniably hard job. But what families like Rosie’s need is support, not separation. Rosie is a good mother. Her post-natal depression has now subsided and, because she fought hard to prove her worth, George is still with her. For other families, there may be more tragic endings.Read More →

INEC, Independent National Electoral Commission Nigeria News Political Stories

2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military rule. Most of these elections have been tarnished by acts of violence – including attacks on politicians – and vote rigging often influences the results.Read More →

“At the other end of the spectrum, 40 million Americans live in poverty and 18.5 million of those live in extreme poverty,” Philip Alston told the U.N. Human Rights Council said. “In addition, vast numbers of middle-class Americans are perched on the edge, with 40 percent of the adult population saying they would be unable to cover an unexpected $400 expense.”Read More →

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Swaziland's King Mswati III

Chinese government sees special significance in a Beijing summit with African leaders set for September alongside the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. If China can bring the last holdout, Swaziland — recently renamed eSwatini — into its corner, it will go into the meeting having diplomatically conquered the continent, so to speak.Read More →

Michael Horowitz Report

The nearly 600-page opus by Inspector General Michael Horowitz offers political ammunition for both Republicans and Democrats and resolves a few key questions about what happened behind the scenes during some critical moments of the last presidential election year.Read More →

Breastfeeding Mother Says Officials Took Her Baby At Immigrant Detention Center

When the woman resisted, she was handcuffed, Natalia Cornelio, the attorney with the Texas Civil Rights Project, recalled from her interview with the woman, who had been detained under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy to refer anyone caught crossing the border illegally for federal prosecution.Read More →

United Nations General Assembly - U.N. News

UN General Assembly has adopted a nonbinding resolution condemning Israel’s use of ‘excessive force’ against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. A US amendment to condemn Hamas did not get enough support. Read More →