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UK POLITICS: Douglas Carswell Quits UKIP

UK POLITICS: Douglas Carswell Quits UKIP

Carswell said: “I switched to UKIP because I desperately wanted us to leave the EU. I will leave UKIP amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge we won.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Stop Brexit!’ Thousands Protest in London Against Britain Leaving EU

UK POLITICS: ‘Stop Brexit!’ Thousands Protest in London Against Britain Leaving EU

In bright sunshine, they waved EU flags and banners with slogans like “So what’s the Plan” and “Stop Brexit” as they made their way to parliament.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Supporter: My Husband is Being Deported Friday

USA POLITICS: Trump Supporter: My Husband is Being Deported Friday

Beristain was detained during his routine voluntary check-in at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Indianapolis in February.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Party Wins Historic Five Seats in City of London Elections

UK POLITICS: Labour Party Wins Historic Five Seats in City of London Elections

“I’m very proud to have played my part in a great victory for Labour in the City,” said Richard Crossan, a public relations consultant and Barbican resident, after being elected for Labour. “This is a very special day indeed.”

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USA POLITICS: Trump Ultimatum to Republicans: ‘Pass Healthcare Bill Friday Or Keep Obamacare in Place’

USA POLITICS: Trump Ultimatum to Republicans: ‘Pass Healthcare Bill Friday Or Keep Obamacare in Place’

US President Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan. Republican lawmakers struggling to overcome differences over new healthcare.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Martin McGuinness Funeral Takes Center Stage

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Martin McGuinness Funeral Takes Center Stage

“I’m here to see history,” said Antoinette McGuinness, 66, from Leitrim in the Irish republic. She said there were bus loads of mourners traveling from south of the border.

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AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: Taliban Captures Key District of Sangin, Signals Growing Strength

AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: Taliban Captures Key District of Sangin, Signals Growing Strength

Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi said Taliban fighters captured police headquarters and a military base, as well as quantities of military equipment.

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UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said.

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USA POLITICS: Startling Revelation! GOP Chairman Nunes Says Surveillance Collected About Trump Transition Team

USA POLITICS: Startling Revelation! GOP Chairman Nunes Says Surveillance Collected About Trump Transition Team

Sean Spicer read Nunes’ statement. “I do think it is a startling revelation, and there’s a lot of questions that need to get asked,” Sean Spicer said.

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UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

“A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries,” a PLA spokesman told Reuters. “She’s undergoing very urgent medical treatment now.”

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UK POLITICS: Lock Down! Shots Fired Outside Parliament London, Police Officer ‘Stabbed’

UK POLITICS: Lock Down! Shots Fired Outside Parliament London, Police Officer ‘Stabbed’

Metropolitan Police: “We were called at approx 2:40pm to reports of incident at Westminster Bridge. Being treated as a firearms incident – police on scene.”

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Martin McGuinness Passes Away

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Martin McGuinness Passes Away

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, deputy first minister in 2007, passes away aged 66. McGuinness died in hospital with his family by his side. Read more.

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POLAND POLITICS: 1,100 New US-Led Forces Deployed to Deter Russia

POLAND POLITICS: 1,100 New US-Led Forces Deployed to Deter Russia

Moscow, which denies having any expansionist or aggressive agenda, accuses NATO of trying to destabilize central Europe and has respond by forming four new military divisions to strengthen its western and central regions and stepping up exercises.

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USA POLITICS: Lawmakers Seek FBI, NSA Answers On Trump, Russia At Rare Public Hearing

USA POLITICS: Lawmakers Seek FBI, NSA Answers On Trump, Russia At Rare Public Hearing

Trump fired his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after he failed to disclose contacts with Russia’s ambassador before Trump took office on Jan. 20.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

At issue for Taipei is whether Trump-Xi meeting will harm Taipei’s interests as US begins new arms package for Taiwan, a move sure to anger China.

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UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Rebels Fight Fiercely in Northeast Damascus

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Rebels Fight Fiercely in Northeast Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his army, Russian, Iranian and Shi’ite forces, have steady succession of military victories over the past 18 months.

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HONDURAS POLITICS: Court Convicts Mexican, Hondurans For Plotting to Assassinate Juan Orlando Hernandez

HONDURAS POLITICS: Court Convicts Mexican, Hondurans For Plotting to Assassinate Juan Orlando Hernandez

Jesus Estrada, Victor Flores and Jose Contreras, were convicted of planning to kill the Honduran leader in a September 2014 scheme, said supreme court.

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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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