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Nicola Sturgeon Denies Removing UK Union Jack Flag From Scottish Government Buildings

Nicola Sturgeon Denies Removing UK Union Jack Flag From Scottish Government Buildings

🕔13:47, 24.Jan 2018

“The underlying policy has not changed,” Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Twitter.

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Obasanjo Urges Buhari: ‘Do Not Seek Re-Election Next Year’

Obasanjo Urges Buhari: ‘Do Not Seek Re-Election Next Year’

🕔17:43, 23.Jan 2018

Olusegun Obasanjo former Nigerian leader asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election next year, saying he has failed in his management of Africa’s most populous country. “I only appeal to brother Buhari to consider a deserved rest at this point in time,” Obasanjo said. “President Buhari does not necessarily need to heed my advice. But whether or not he heeds it, Nigeria needs to move on and move forward.”

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Jim Mattis Urges Turkish to Exercise Restraint in Syria, Wary of Toll on Civilians

Jim Mattis Urges Turkish to Exercise Restraint in Syria, Wary of Toll on Civilians

🕔13:32, 23.Jan 2018

“In the Afrin area, we had actually gotten to the point where humanitarian aid was flowing, refugees were coming back in … The Turkish incursion disrupts that effort,” U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

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Shiv Sena Ends Ties With Modi’s BJP Ahead of 2019 Elections

Shiv Sena Ends Ties With Modi’s BJP Ahead of 2019 Elections

🕔13:23, 23.Jan 2018

The Shiv Sena, a partner in the governing coalition formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP in the western state of Maharashtra, has decided to contest elections on its own, the party’s president, Uddhav Thackeray, said. “We will contest elections in all states without making an alliance,” Thackeray said.

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EU Shows Supports for Palestine, Tells Abbas East Jerusalem is Palestinian Capital

EU Shows Supports for Palestine, Tells Abbas East Jerusalem is Palestinian Capital

🕔14:44, 22.Jan 2018

“I want to reassure President Abbas of the firm commitment of the European Union to the two-state solution with Jerusalem as the shared capital of the two states,” Mogherini said. “We are keen on continuing the way of negotiations,” Abbas said. “We are determined to reunite our people and our land.”

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6 Congolese Killed, Dozens Wounded By Joseph Kabila’s Security Forces

6 Congolese Killed, Dozens Wounded By Joseph Kabila’s Security Forces

🕔14:22, 22.Jan 2018

“I marched today for a simple reason: I want to bring up my children in a country that respects human rights,” protester Pascal Kabeya, a 40-year-old market trader, told Reuters where a few hundred had gathered in a suburb of Kinshasa. “Kabila has done his two terms. He should leave now and give a chance to someone else”.

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2019 US Embassy in Israel to Officially Move to Jerusalem: Mike Pence US Vice President

2019 US Embassy in Israel to Officially Move to Jerusalem: Mike Pence US Vice President

🕔14:09, 22.Jan 2018

“In the weeks ahead, our administration will advance its plan to open the United States Embassy in Jerusalem – and that United States Embassy will open before the end of next year,” Pence said. “Jerusalem is Israel’s capital – and, as such, President Trump has directed the State Department to immediately begin preparations to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.”

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Palestine Most Popular News Today

Palestine Most Popular News Today

🕔13:45, 22.Jan 2018

Palestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank city of Bethlehem to protest US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel, burning his photos over Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli “capital.” The protesters gathered in Bethlehem’s Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity on Sunday night after Pence arrived in Israel earlier in the day for a two-day visit. They carried signs that read “Pence you are desecrating our land” and “Pence go home.”

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Rodrigo Duterte to Army, Police: ‘Shoot Me’ If I Become Dictator

Rodrigo Duterte to Army, Police: ‘Shoot Me’ If I Become Dictator

🕔13:09, 22.Jan 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told soldiers during an army base visit, adding that security forces should not allow anybody to mess with the constitution: “If I overstay and wanted to become a dictator, shoot me, I am not joking.”

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Rex Tillerson Visits $1b New US Embassy in London that Donald Trump Criticised

Rex Tillerson Visits $1b New US Embassy in London that Donald Trump Criticised

🕔12:23, 22.Jan 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was greeted by U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson as workmen finished planting shrubs in the grounds of the new embassy. America’s top diplomat then met some of the marines who are stationed at the embassy. “The embassy actually, is gonna really work,” U.S. Ambassador Johnson said ahead of Tillerson’s arrival.

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Margot Parker Resigns as UKIP Deputy Leader, Calls Henry Bolton to Step Down

Margot Parker Resigns as UKIP Deputy Leader, Calls Henry Bolton to Step Down

🕔10:40, 22.Jan 2018

Margot Parker has resigned as UKIP deputy leader and called for Henry Bolton to step down as leader. The resignation came after the party’s national executive committee backed a vote of no confidence.

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European Leaders Vow to Defend Multilateralism in Davos Against Donald Trump this Week

European Leaders Vow to Defend Multilateralism in Davos Against Donald Trump this Week

🕔10:26, 21.Jan 2018

Trump, the first sitting U.S. president to attend the forum since Bill Clinton in 2000, is a source of much of this anxiety after a volatile first year in office in which he has turned American foreign policy on its head. The charge will be led by French President Emmanuel Macron, the new star of European politics, who in an audacious move, has invited many of the business leaders who will be in Davos to the Palace of Versailles on Monday to press them to invest in France.

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China Slams US Warship of Violating Its Sovereignty

China Slams US Warship of Violating Its Sovereignty

🕔17:17, 20.Jan 2018

“All operations are conducted in accordance with international law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever international law allows,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan said. China’s navy ordered the vessel to withdraw after determining its identity, Lu was quoted as saying.

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Mary Lou McDonald Replaces Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein Leader

Mary Lou McDonald Replaces Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein Leader

🕔17:04, 20.Jan 2018

“For us in Sinn Fein in the time ahead, we have to grow our party, not just our mandate but also our capacities. We have to modernise, we have to be fit for purpose, fit for our task,” McDonald said in a speech to party members in Belfast.

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Turkish Warplanes Bombing US-Backed Kurdish Militia in Afrin to Eliminate PYD, PKK

Turkish Warplanes Bombing US-Backed Kurdish Militia in Afrin to Eliminate PYD, PKK

🕔16:47, 20.Jan 2018

The bombing raids targeted the Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, a senior Turkish official said. A Turkey-backed rebel group in Syria, the Free Syrian Army, was also providing assistance to the Turkish military’s operation in Afrin, the official added.

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