The leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, has said she will support the opposition Labour party if it lodges a no-confidence motion on British Prime Minister Theresa May's rule. May will reportedly cancel a parliamentary vote approving her preferred arrangement for leaving the EU, which was scheduled for Tuesday in the face of…
As Greece exits its third bailout and the world commemorates the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers amid the longest bull run in US stock market history, it may be tempting to think that the global financial crisis is now well and truly behind us. And yet, in the bewildering world of international…
Fresh off a massively disappointing performance at the 2018 World Cup, the president of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), Hany Abo Rida, deflected criticism of his team's woeful play by casting blame on the Muslim Brotherhood. The Pharaohs lost all three of their matches in a group widely thought to have offered Egypt a serious…
Much of the world's attention this week has been focused on two powerful storms: Hurricane Florence in the United States and Super Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines. The signs of climate change are everywhere, and what were once rare forces of nature are becoming almost regular events The Atlantic hurricane season lasts longer, and the…
Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico - Oscar Omar Nunez, a 37-year-old street vendor, said in Honduras you have to pay to work. Extortion and death threats make even the sidewalk business in some neighbourhoods dangerous and expensive, he said. That's why Nunez along with his wife and their three children fled Honduras more than a week ago.…
More than 1.5 million people living on the US East Coast have been ordered to leave their homes as Hurricane Florence heads towards them. The storm, which is building up over the Atlantic, is due to make landfall in either North or South Carolina within the next few days, and is expected to be the…
In jubilant scenes last month, 550,000 Croatians celebrated on the streets of Zagreb after their team won second place in the FIFA World Cup. Croatia's performance was considered an outstanding achievement for an underdog team from a small Balkan country with a population of four million. But in less than 24 hours after their final…
South Africa has some of the world's biggest reserves of platinum, gold, iron ore and coal. But mining now makes up less than seven percent of its economic output, a steep fall from 20 percent in the 1970s. Mining companies are blaming low prices and soaring production costs for their plans to cut thousands of…
A recent visit by a former Norwegian prime minister to Indian-administered Kashmir, where he met separatist leaders, has sparked a controversy, with opposition parties questioning the government over the surprise trip. Omar Abdullah, the leader of regional party National Conference (NC), pointed fingers at the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the closed-door…
Kiev, Ukraine - On June 17, some 150 ultra-nationalists sporting closely-cropped hair and camouflage trousers blocked a street in central Kiev, Ukraine's capital.  Many were from C14 - a group named after a 14-word slogan of US white supremacists - "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children." They…
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