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USA POLITICS: Total Bombs United States Drop in 2016

USA POLITICS: Total Bombs United States Drop in 2016

In President Obama’s last year in office, the United States dropped 26,172 bombs in seven countries. Most (24,287) were dropped in Iraq and Syria.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.

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UK POLITICS: Candidates in Britain’s Snap Election: Comings And Goings

UK POLITICS: Candidates in Britain’s Snap Election: Comings And Goings

Britain’s election on June 8 will see some prominent lawmakers stand down, while others are hoping to return. Here is a list of some of them.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

Deji Adeyanju is a peaceful activist. None of the rallies he called or participated in has ever gone violent.

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IRAN POLITICS: Here’s the Final List of Presidential Candidates

IRAN POLITICS: Here’s the Final List of Presidential Candidates

Iran will hold the 12th presidential election, 5th City and the Village Councils Elections on May 19. Iran’s Interior Ministry eligible candidates list are:

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and has shown no let-up in its missile tests.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded in Paris Shooting

FRANCE POLITICS: Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded in Paris Shooting

France has lived under a state of emergency since 2015 and has suffered a spate of Islamist militant attacks that have killed more than 230 people in the past two years.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Scott Brown New Zealand Ambassador

USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Scott Brown New Zealand Ambassador

Brown, 57, burst onto the national stage in 2010 when he unexpectedly won a special Senate election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.).

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TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in Washington.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sets Election Tone, Targeting British Establishment

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sets Election Tone, Targeting British Establishment

“It is the establishment versus the people and it is our historic duty to make sure that the people prevail,” Corbyn told party supporters in central London.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Threatens to ‘Reduce US to Ashes’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Threatens to ‘Reduce US to Ashes’

“In case of our super-mighty preemptive strike launched it will completely wipe out US imperialists’ invasion forces and reduce them to ashes,” Sinmun said.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Will Lose More From Brexit Than EU, Mogherini EU’s Foreign Policy Chief Says

UK POLITICS: Britain Will Lose More From Brexit Than EU, Mogherini EU’s Foreign Policy Chief Says

“The European Union, even after UK will be out, will continue to be the first market in the world, the second largest economy in the world,” Mogherini said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

Royal Canadian Mounted Police they intercepted a 43-year-old woman driving nine people across the U.S. border into the prairie province of Saskatchewan.

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WORLD POLITICS: Russia Rejects MSM Reports on ‘Russia Blocking’ UNSC Condemnation of North Korea Missile Test

WORLD POLITICS: Russia Rejects MSM Reports on ‘Russia Blocking’ UNSC Condemnation of North Korea Missile Test

“US delegation stopped the work on the document without any explanation and claimed to the media that Russia had ‘blocked’ it,” the Russian delegation said.

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BAHRAIN POLITICS: 52 Activists Sentenced to Over 313 Years in Prison

BAHRAIN POLITICS: 52 Activists Sentenced to Over 313 Years in Prison

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said 52 detainees received prison sentences between April 10 and 16, according to the Bahrain Mirror news website.

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TURKEY POLITICS: ‘Referendum Should Be Repeated’: CHP Says

TURKEY POLITICS: ‘Referendum Should Be Repeated’: CHP Says

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has underlined its resolve to use all the existing democratic channels to ensure a rerun of the controversial referendum on the country’s constitutional reform.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

North Korean state media warned the Americans of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” and said don’t “mess with us”.

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USA POLITICS: US to Test Missile With Ability to Shoot Down Missiles From North Korea

USA POLITICS: US to Test Missile With Ability to Shoot Down Missiles From North Korea

“Those who would challenge our resolve or readiness should know, we will defeat any attack and beat any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response,” Pence told 2,500 sailors aboard the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier at the US Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Government to Lower Police Retirement Age After Violent Protest

BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Government to Lower Police Retirement Age After Violent Protest

The violent clash, during which the guards used pepper spray and stun grenades to disperse the protesters, illustrated the unpopularity of the reform proposal that is central to President Michel Temer’s austerity agenda.

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