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CANADA POLITICS: China, Canada Vow Not to Conduct Cyber Attacks on Private Sector

CANADA POLITICS: China, Canada Vow Not to Conduct Cyber Attacks on Private Sector 0

“This is something that three or four years ago (Beijing) would not even have entertained in the conversation,” an unnamed Canadian government official told the Globe and Mail, which first reported the agreement.

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UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit

UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit 0

Citizenship requires passing a ‘Life in UK Test’ for aged 18-65, giving fingerprints, taking English exam, submitting to judgement of ‘good character’.

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INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment 0

Modi is due to meet with Trump on Monday at the White House, when he will seek to revitalize ties that have appeared to drift, in spite of the priority they were afforded under former President Barack Obama.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Budget: Fashola’s Allegation Stirs Up Executive, Legislature Spat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Budget: Fashola’s Allegation Stirs Up Executive, Legislature Spat 0

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, the Senate said Fashola flouted extant laws and agreements on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway by voting funds for the project.

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USA POLITICS: Collins Has ‘Serious Concerns’ on Healthcare Bill

USA POLITICS: Collins Has ‘Serious Concerns’ on Healthcare Bill 0

“I have very serious concerns about the bill,” Susan Collins said on ABC’s “This Week” program. “It’s hard for me to see the bill passing this week.”

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UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse 0

“Now we are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks one year of worrying. We can’t listen to news,” Andra said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet 0

U.S. President Donald Trump’s cooler stance toward Europe had given the effort some fresh momentum.

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QATAR POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Wants to Undermine Qatar’s Sovereignty, Independence

QATAR POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Wants to Undermine Qatar’s Sovereignty, Independence 0

Omari said Saudi Arabia, supported by its allies, is trying to put pressure on Qatar in order to force it to accept the Saudi guardianship on the country.

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USA POLITICS: Russian Meddling in US Election an ‘Act of War’: Dick Cheney

USA POLITICS: Russian Meddling in US Election an ‘Act of War’: Dick Cheney 0

“I would not underestimate the weight that we as Americans assign to the Russian attempts to interfere with our internal political processes,” said Cheney.

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USA POLITICS: Mistrial! Ray Tensing Who Fatally Shot and Killed Unarmed Sam DuBose Cleared of Murder

USA POLITICS: Mistrial! Ray Tensing Who Fatally Shot and Killed Unarmed Sam DuBose Cleared of Murder 0

Ray Tensing, 27 and white police officer, killed 43-year-old African-American Sam DuBose in July 2015 after pulling him over a missing front license plate.

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UK POLITICS: 500% Surge in Hate Crimes After Manchester Bombing

UK POLITICS: 500% Surge in Hate Crimes After Manchester Bombing 0

“Hate crime is often under-reported, but we want people to have the confidence in coming forward as no one should be the subject of hate and intolerance.”

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QATAR POLITICS: Here’s 13 Serious Demands From Saudi and its Allies to Qatar

QATAR POLITICS: Here’s 13 Serious Demands From Saudi and its Allies to Qatar 0

Agree to all the demands within 10 days of it being submitted to Qatar, or the list becomes invalid.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer

UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer 0

“I reassure all EU citizens who have made their lives and homes in UK, that no one will have to leave. We won’t be seeing families split apart,” Theresa May.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Fires Cruise Missiles at Daesh in Syria, Doesn’t Inform U.S.

SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Fires Cruise Missiles at Daesh in Syria, Doesn’t Inform U.S. 0

“As a result of the surprise mass missile strike, command points were destroyed and also large stores of weapons and ammunition of the IS (Daesh) terrorists in the area of Aqirbat in the Hama Province,” the ministry said.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart 0

UK observers tend to think Theresa May’s failure to form a government would weaken support for the Conservatives even further.

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USA POLITICS: Democrats Pressure Pelosi to Quit But She Will Not Leave Without a Fight

USA POLITICS: Democrats Pressure Pelosi to Quit But She Will Not Leave Without a Fight 0

Rep Filemon Vela (D-TX) told Politico: “I think you’d have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top…”

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Edgar Lungu Virtually a Dictator

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Edgar Lungu Virtually a Dictator 0

Zambia has slid into dictatorship under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu, an expert on Africa said, adding that “something is definitely wrong” in that country.

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UK POLITICS: Revealed! Tory Secret Call Centre ‘May Have Broken Election Law’

UK POLITICS: Revealed! Tory Secret Call Centre ‘May Have Broken Election Law’ 0

Tory admitted it commissioned Blue Telecoms to carry out market research and direct marketing calls during the campaign, and insisted the calls were legal.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics 0

European Council President Donald Tusk has quoted lyrics from John Lennon’s Imagine to suggest the door remains open to the UK staying in the EU.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: Japanese Bank Nomura Picks Frankfurt as Headquarters After UK Leaves EU

UK POLITICS: Brexit: Japanese Bank Nomura Picks Frankfurt as Headquarters After UK Leaves EU 0

It comes despite Prime Minister Theresa May’s loss of a majority in elections this month, which made it more likely the UK will seek a softer Brexit deal that would reduce the impact on its financial services industry.

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