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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Jean-Pierre Bemba Guilty Of Bribing Witnesses – ICC

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Jean-Pierre Bemba Guilty Of Bribing Witnesses – ICC

Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of bribing witnesses.

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VENEZUELA: 2017 Fixed For State Governorships Elections

VENEZUELA: 2017 Fixed For State Governorships Elections

National Election Board head Tibisay Lucena, who the opposition says is close to the government, said they would instead be held toward mid-2017

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USA: White House Plans Community-Based Prevention Of Violent Ideologies

USA: White House Plans Community-Based Prevention Of Violent Ideologies

“Successful efforts to counter violent extremism are, in large part, predicated on trust,” the policy states.

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USA: Trump ‘Rigged’ Election Message Resonating With His Followers

USA: Trump ‘Rigged’ Election Message Resonating With His Followers

“I hate to say it, but I don’t have a lot of faith,” Bowman said. “Voter fraud is rampant especially in the cities.”

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USA: Debate: Trump Invites Pat Smith Mother Of Benghazi Victim

USA: Debate: Trump Invites Pat Smith Mother Of Benghazi Victim

“I blame Hillary Clinton personally for the death of my son,” Smith said then. “Personally.”

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BRAZIL: Switzerland Gives Brazil Access Swiss Accounts Of Politicians, Petrobras Executives

BRAZIL: Switzerland Gives Brazil Access Swiss Accounts Of Politicians, Petrobras Executives

Switzerland’s highest court, the Swiss Federal Court, rejected last appeal by those involved after a lower court had allowed the transfer of documents.

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PALESTINE: UNESCO Adopts Jerusalem Resolution, Israel Angered

PALESTINE: UNESCO Adopts Jerusalem Resolution, Israel Angered

Deputy Palestinian ambassador to UNESCO, Mounir Anastas, welcomed the decision.

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NIGERIA: Eyitayo Jegede And The Vision Of A ‘Greater Ondo Together’

NIGERIA: Eyitayo Jegede And The Vision Of A ‘Greater Ondo Together’

If the people’s experience is anything to go by, Eyitayo Jegede is the right man for Ondo State.

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USA: Election Third Debate: How Donald Trump Can Win

USA: Election Third Debate: How Donald Trump Can Win

Democratic pollster Peter D. Hart says on Donald Trump, “If he continues to do the same things he’s always done, the results are going to be the same.”

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INDIA: Narendra Modi, Pakistan New Crisis: Water War

INDIA: Narendra Modi, Pakistan New Crisis: Water War

With India still reeling from an attack in Kashmir that killed 19 soldiers, New Delhi Modi has settled on water, which flows from India into Pakistan.

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USA: Trump Invites Barack Obama’s Half-Brother Malik To Last Debate

USA: Trump Invites Barack Obama’s Half-Brother Malik To Last Debate

“I’m excited to be at the debate. Donald Trump can make America great again,” Malik Obama said.

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UK: Theresa May To Enter Into Brussels Lions’ Den

UK: Theresa May To Enter Into Brussels Lions’ Den

Theresa May’s first EU summit was never going to be easy but Thursday’s encounter in Brussels may be a thoroughly bleak affair.

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USA: Wikileaks: Chelsea Used Fake Names While Raising Money For Clinton Foundation

USA: Wikileaks: Chelsea Used Fake Names While Raising Money For Clinton Foundation

Chelsea, daughter of Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, used the fake name “Diane Reynolds” during her correspondence with Hillary.

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YEMEN: 72-Hour Ceasefire Starts Wednesday Night

YEMEN: 72-Hour Ceasefire Starts Wednesday Night

U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the cessation of hostilities would begin at 2359 local time (2059 GMT) and could be renewed.

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UK: London Court Will Decide EU Exit Case ‘As Quickly As Possible’

UK: London Court Will Decide EU Exit Case ‘As Quickly As Possible’

“We shall take time to consider the matter and give our judgements as quickly as possible,” Lord Chief Justice John Thomas, Britain’s most senior judge.

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LIBYA: Libyans Grown To Miss Muammar Gaddafi

LIBYA: Libyans Grown To Miss Muammar Gaddafi

5 years after Libya’s Moamer Kadhafi death, residents in the chaos-wracked country joke they have grown to miss Kadhafi as frustrations of daily life mount.

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USA: WikiLeaks: Trump Biographer Offered Interview Tapes To Clinton Campaign

USA: WikiLeaks: Trump Biographer Offered Interview Tapes To Clinton Campaign

In March, a representative for the author, Michael D’Antonio, contacted Clinton campaign official Sara Latham offering to share the tapes free of charge.

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SYRIA: Syrian Rebels Reject Aleppo Withdrawal After Russian Statement

SYRIA: Syrian Rebels Reject Aleppo Withdrawal After Russian Statement

“The factions completely reject any exit – this is surrender,” said Zakaria Malahifji, the political officer of the Aleppo-based Fastaqim group.

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USA: WikiLeaks: Quid Pro Quo: Staggering Example Of Clinton Email Corruption

USA: WikiLeaks: Quid Pro Quo: Staggering Example Of Clinton Email Corruption

The FBI’s disclosure of Patrick Kennedy’s attempts to tamper with their Clinton email investigation gives a window into the extent of the rot in Washington.

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IRAQ: Mosul Battle: Coalition Winning, Islamic State Loses Ground

IRAQ: Mosul Battle: Coalition Winning, Islamic State Loses Ground

Iraqi and Kurdish forces closing in on Mosul said they had secured some 20 villages on the outskirts of the city in the first day of an operation.

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