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UK: Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Battle For Tory Leadership

UK: Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Battle For Tory Leadership

Polls show that Theresa May is well ahead of Andrea Leadsom among Conservative members, just as she was among the party’s Parliamentary delegation.

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USA: Philando Castile Shot Because He Was Black – Gov. Mark Dayton

USA: Philando Castile Shot Because He Was Black – Gov. Mark Dayton

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s remarks came after fatal encounters between police and black men seized the eyes of the nation on consecutive days.

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USA: Baton Rouge Fatal Death: What You Need To Know About Alton Sterling Death By Police Bullets

USA: Baton Rouge Fatal Death: What You Need To Know About Alton Sterling Death By Police Bullets

Sandra Sterling, the aunt of the slain main who raised him after his mother died, said Sterling “didn’t deserve” what happened to him.

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EUROPE: European Union: The Race To Salvage Its Reputation

EUROPE: European Union: The Race To Salvage Its Reputation

Many voters believe nations must retain the right to control their borders, a reasonable belief that democratic governments aren’t entitled to set aside.

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RUSSIA: Sergey Sobyanin Orders Video Monitoring Of Duma Elections

RUSSIA: Sergey Sobyanin Orders Video Monitoring Of Duma Elections

The Russian authorities first tested the use of live web cameras installed at polling stations during the 2012 presidential elections.

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NIGERIA: Italian Amedeo Mancini Kills Boko Haram Victim Emmanuel Chidi Namdi

NIGERIA: Italian Amedeo Mancini Kills Boko Haram Victim Emmanuel Chidi Namdi

Emmanuel Chidi Namdi was beaten when he defended his wife Chinyery after the hooligan Amedeo Mancini insulted her with racial slur and started to drag her.

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SYRIA: Assad Army Effectively Cut Main Road Into Aleppo

SYRIA: Assad Army Effectively Cut Main Road Into Aleppo

Rebels said that meant no-one could now get into or out of the east of the city, home to up to 300,000 people.

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GHANA: 56,000 Names To Be Deleted From Electoral Register

GHANA: 56,000 Names To Be Deleted From Electoral Register

Electoral Commission of Ghana, Eric Dzakpasu, said that the body was implementing measures to ensure the vote would go ahead smoothly.

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SYRIA: Putin Sends Russia’s Largest Warship Admiral Kuznetsov To Syria

SYRIA: Putin Sends Russia’s Largest Warship Admiral Kuznetsov To Syria

On board the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier will be 30 jet fighters and attack helicopters to aid the Russian troops already in Syria.

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NIGERIA: Buhari’s New NNPC Board And The Looming Doom

NIGERIA: Buhari’s New NNPC Board And The Looming Doom

Despite the president’s well-mouthed commitment to Nigeria’s unity, his actions have consistently proved otherwise.

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UKRAINE: Donbas Elections Will Take Place After Russia Retreats – Borge Brende Norwegian Foreign Minister Says

UKRAINE: Donbas Elections Will Take Place After Russia Retreats – Borge Brende Norwegian Foreign Minister Says

“But I agree with those, who say the timing is not right for the elections to be conducted in the region where foreign soldiers are located, Brende stated.

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ZIMBABWE: Joice Mujuru Calls For New Election

ZIMBABWE: Joice Mujuru Calls For New Election

We need to implement ALL the democratic reforms properly and make sure the next elections are free, fair and credible.

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AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull, Bob Katter Discussing Forming Majority Government

AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull, Bob Katter Discussing Forming Majority Government

“I am very confident indeed we will form … A majority government in our own right, but I am, of course, talking to the crossbenchers as well,” Turnbull.

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JAPAN: Elections: Shinzo Abe Tells Voters To Believe In Him

JAPAN: Elections: Shinzo Abe Tells Voters To Believe In Him

“We have to admit that our policies are still insufficient,” Shinzo Abe said at a campaign rally Tuesday in the central city of Matsumoto.

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USA: Baton Rouge Fatal Death: Alton Sterling Dies By Police Bullets

USA: Baton Rouge Fatal Death: Alton Sterling Dies By Police Bullets

“I’m heartbroken. It’s outrageous. It’s crazy,” said Muflahi, who considered Sterling a friend and allowed him to sell CDs outside his store. He provided a copy of the video to Reuters and said police took a gun from Sterling’s pocket.

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USA: Alton Sterling Dies By Police Bullets, Baton Rouge Protesters Call For Justice

USA: Alton Sterling Dies By Police Bullets, Baton Rouge Protesters Call For Justice

“If we stand divided, we are already defeated,” Bishop Gregory Cooper of Baton Rouge told the crowd. Police stayed on the fringes of the gathering.

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UK: Blair Faces Growing Calls To Face Court Investigation

UK: Blair Faces Growing Calls To Face Court Investigation

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said he would like to see Blair investigated by International Criminal Court (ICC) for a crime of aggression.

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UK: Chilcot Report: Britain Invaded Iraq Based On ‘Flawed Iintelligence’

UK: Chilcot Report: Britain Invaded Iraq Based On ‘Flawed Iintelligence’

The military families have long pushed for the inquiry and for those responsible for Britain’s involvement to be held accountable.

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TURKEY: Syrian Refugees In Turkey Can Get Turkish Citizenship – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

TURKEY: Syrian Refugees In Turkey Can Get Turkish Citizenship – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “We are going to help our Syrian friends in offering them the chance, if they want it, to acquire Turkish nationality.”

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UK: Chilcot Iraq War Inquiry: Final Damning Verdict On Tony Blair

UK: Chilcot Iraq War Inquiry: Final Damning Verdict On Tony Blair

Chilcot: “We concluded UK chose to join invasion of Iraq before peaceful options for disarmament had been exhausted. Military action was not a last resort.”

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