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Tensions In Catalan As The Spanish Government And Catalonia Administration Disagree

Tensions In Catalan As The Spanish Government And Catalonia Administration Disagree

The Spanish government is threatening to deploy its police force in Catalonia as tensions escalate between the two administrations.   The national government sent three letters to the pro-independence Catalan administration this week warning that the regional police had failed to ensure basic security during recent protests. Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska said that he may […]

Britain Can Decide On Its Own To Stop Brexit

Britain Can Decide On Its Own To Stop Brexit

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK can decide on its own to revoke its withdrawal from the European Union. Monday’s ruling comes the day before a crunch House of Commons vote on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, which she is anticipated to lose amid opposition from all sides. The ECJ judgment […]

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

But eight months after a congressman resigned after allegedly saying he had “wet dreams” about a female aide who was welcome to “show her nipples,” which was weeks before a congressman resigned after pursuing a female aide he called his “soul mate,” which was months after a congressman resigned after asking female aides to bear his […]

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Sells Off ‘Too Lavish’ Presidential Boeing 787

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Sells Off ‘Too Lavish’ Presidential Boeing 787

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is fulfilling a campaign promise by selling the Boeing 787 Dreamliner that’s transported former President Enrique Pena Nieto since 2016.   The plane is headed to a facility in California on Monday that’s best equipped for Boeing Co. to help maintain until a buyer is found, Finance Minister Carlos Urzua and […]

The Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Gesture At The G20 Summit

The Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Gesture At The G20 Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman greeted each other like old friends at the G20 summit in Argentina on Friday as other world leaders have distanced themselves from the Saudi leader following the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. As the leaders arrived at the summit, Putin and MBS, as […]

We Will Ensure To Pass The Domestic Violence Bill In Liberia – Senator Coleman

We Will Ensure To Pass The Domestic Violence Bill In Liberia – Senator Coleman

Grand Kru County Senator and chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Gender, Children & Social Protection has promised to work with President George Weah and other colleagues to pass into law the Domestic Violence bill, in order to strengthen the rape law. Senator Coleman said at a program which marked the launching of the […]

The Countdown to South African Elections

The Countdown to South African Elections

As South Africa’s ruling party battles to bounce back from a succession of scandals and extend its quarter-century monopoly on power in next year’s elections, it has a key advantage: a wounded opposition.  By forcing the unpopular Jacob Zuma to stand down as president in February, the African National Congress deprived the Democratic Alliance and […]

Women MPs Take Gender Bill Seriously

Women MPs Take Gender Bill Seriously

 Women MPs have come out strongly to defend the Constitution Amendment Bill 2018 on the gender rule, saying it will not be used to bring ‘slay queens’ or girlfriends of the political class to Parliament as suggested by some male colleagues. Nominated MP Cecily Mbarire and her counterpart Jennifer Shamalla warned their colleagues against calling […]

U.S. Calls For Credible Election In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

U.S. Calls For  Credible Election In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The United States is calling for peaceful and credible elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where campaigns for next month’s polls begin Friday. In a statement Wednesday, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the December 23 elections give the DRC “a historic opportunity” to conduct a peaceful and democratic transfer of power. She suggested […]

May Vows To Carry On As Brexit’s Hardliners Try To Topple Her

May Vows To Carry On As Brexit’s Hardliners Try To Topple Her

British Prime Minister Theresa May is defying demands to quit as she battles to keep control of her fractious government long enough to deliver a Brexit deal that’s drawn ire from across the political spectrum.  Facing a revolt over her proposed exit agreement with the European Union, May said she would stay in office because […]

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