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UK POLITICS: Terrorism Risk Increased By Police Cuts, Foreign Wars: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: Terrorism Risk Increased By Police Cuts, Foreign Wars: Corbyn 0

Jeremy Corbyn also vowed to reverse Prime Minister Theresa May’s police cuts and give the security services more resources if they needed them, saying Britain could not “be protected on the cheap”.

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USA POLITICS: 75-Year-Old Inmate Dies By Lethal Injection

USA POLITICS: 75-Year-Old Inmate Dies By Lethal Injection 0

Tommy Arthur to his children: “I’m sorry I failed you as a father. I love you more than anything on earth,” and died at at 12:15am in Atmore, Alabama.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest 0

The tough verdicts were issued amid wave of unrest in Shia town of Awamiyah in Qatif, which has come under attack by regime forces over the past weeks.

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IRAN POLITICS: New Underground Missile Factory Built: Senior IRGC Commander

IRAN POLITICS: New Underground Missile Factory Built: Senior IRGC Commander 0

“I hereby announce that in recent years the third underground missile production factory has been inaugurated by the IRGC,” added the commander.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aboriginal Leaders Abandon Meeting on Their Future

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Aboriginal Leaders Abandon Meeting on Their Future 0

“We have agreed there is need for a voice of aboriginal society. We need to be able to control our own destiny and should be formalized by treaty,” Clark says.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Deploys Army to Maintain Mass Protest

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Deploys Army to Maintain Mass Protest 0

“At this moment, federal troops are already here in [the Foreign Ministry],” Brazil’s Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said in a brief televised statement on Wednesday, adding that soldiers would soon be arriving to protect all ministry buildings.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: 60 Palestinian Hunger Strikers Taken to Hospital

ISRAEL POLITICS: 60 Palestinian Hunger Strikers Taken to Hospital 0

Palestinian Prisoners’ Society lawyers said many of them were in serious condition and had to be hospitalized after refusing to eat for 38 days.

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USA POLITICS: Pope Francis to Trump: Be Peacemaker

USA POLITICS: Pope Francis to Trump: Be Peacemaker 0

Francis smiled faintly as he greeted Trump outside the study and was not as outgoing as he sometimes is with visiting heads of state. Trump, seeming subdued, said “it is a great honor”.

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USA POLITICS: United States Aggressively ‘Stealing Secrets’: Pompeo CIA Director

USA POLITICS: United States Aggressively ‘Stealing Secrets’: Pompeo CIA Director 0

“We are back in the business of stealing secrets,” Mike Pompeo Central Intelligence Agency Director told a small group of reporters.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: December Set for Delayed Regional Elections

VENEZUELA POLITICS: December Set for Delayed Regional Elections 0

Electoral officials in Venezuela are scheduling long-delayed regional elections for December, though the apparent olive branch may never come to fruition.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Duterte Declares Martial Law on Southern Island of Mindanao

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Duterte Declares Martial Law on Southern Island of Mindanao 0

“Duterte has already declared martial law for the entire island of Mindanao,” presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told reporters in Moscow.

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UK POLITICS: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Bomb Attack

UK POLITICS: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Bomb Attack 0

According to Amaq, a news outlet linked to the terror group, an ISIS member carried out the bombing which killed 22 and injured 59.

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UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack

UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack 0

“I offer my thoughts to the British people, to the victims and their loved ones,” Emmanuel Macron, newly elected president of France wrote on Twitter.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan

INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan 0

According to Pakistan police, Sheikh was walking along Nazimuddin Road in Sector F-8 area of Islamabad when he was stopped at a check post.

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UK POLITICS: Innocent Fans Killed By Suicide Bomber as They Streamed Out of Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

UK POLITICS: Innocent Fans Killed By Suicide Bomber as They Streamed Out of Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester 0

“We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing on the stairs to go outside and people were falling down, girls were crying, and we saw these women being treated by paramedics having open wounds on their legs … it was just chaos,” said Sebastian Diaz, 19.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem 0

The meeting follows US President Donald Trump’s Monday talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem al-Quds.

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UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep

UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep 0

Theresa May: “We will make sure nobody has to sell their family home to pay for care. We will make sure there’s absolute limit on what people need to pay.”

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’ 0

Kiir: “I directed the prosecutor general to immediately review the cases of those who have committed crime against the state, commonly known as political prisoners, and ensure the necessary steps taken are taken to lead their release.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage 0

Ahmed Makarfi-led is challenging validity of Court of Appeal’s judgment, which affirmed Ali Modu Sheriff as the substantive National Chairman of the PDP.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Massively Cut Medicaid, Food Stamps in Budget Proposal

USA POLITICS: Trump Massively Cut Medicaid, Food Stamps in Budget Proposal 0

Donald Trump’s budget to drive millions of people from food stamps, part of new wave of spending cut proposals getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill.

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