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3 UK ministers threaten to quit over no-deal Brexit

politico: Three Remain-supporting ministers today threatened to quit the Conservative Party if Theresa May doesn't rule out a no-deal Brexit, with others reportedly ready to join them.“We will have no choice other than to join MPs of all parties...

Botswana offers Zimbabwe $600 million of loans

Reuters: Botswana has offered to lend Zimbabwe $600 million to support its diamond industry and local private firms, a state-owned newspaper reported on Tuesday, amid a severe dollar crunch in the southern African nation.There are few signs the flow...

India Attacks Pakistan, Bombs Terror Camp’ In Balakot

ibtimes: In a media briefing Tuesday morning, Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale said credible information was received that terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) was planning more suicide attacks in India."In the face of imminent danger, a preemptive strike became...

TV footage shows Kim Jong Un Smoking

Abcnews: Footage by Japan's TBS TV has showed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a habitual smoker, taking a pre-dawn smoke break at a train station in China hours before his arrival in Vietnam for his high-stakes summit with...

Pentagon to send additional 6,000 troops to Mexico Border

The Pentagon will increase the number of active-duty troops along the U.S.-Mexico border to about 6,000 by the start of next month, a return to the peak force size deployed shortly after the mission began last fall, a senior...

Trump sets up New Obstacle for Women seeking Abortion

The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions in the United States, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court.The final rule released...

Putin Threatens Washington with Retaliation

During his annual address to the Federal Assembly, Russia’s parliament, President Vladimir Putin threatened Washington with retaliation should it deploy intermediate-range missiles in Europe: “Russia will be forced to create and deploy types of weapons that can be used...

Pompeo: U.S will not agree to sanctions harming Ordinary and Innocent Iranians

The Persian Twitter channel of the U.S. State Department has published a short interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who says that Washington wants to apply more sanctions on individuals and institutions violating human rights in Iran but...

Attacks and Gun Fire Reported in Nigerian Cities as Polls is Ongoing

Explosions were heard Saturday in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri, as the Election Polls were scheduled to open. The source of the blasts was not immediately clear, but Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly targeted Maiduguri.In another northeastern town,...

Cuba calls for int’l mobilization to prevent war in Venezuela

The Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) on Friday called on Latin American political and social forces to slam war threats against Venezuela and support peace in the South American country.In a statement, the PCC denounced "the escalation of U.S....

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