Lebanon’s Prime Minister-Designate Resigns, Deepening Country’s Political Crisis

BEIRUT—Lebanon’s prime minister-designate abandoned his efforts to form a government, thwarting a French-led initiative that sought to end a political impasse and unlock international aid after a massive explosion destroyed nearly half the capital last month. Prime Minister-Designate Mustapha Adib on Saturday said his resignation came after the collapse of a consensus among Lebanon’s political…Continue Reading

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Touadera was elected in February 2016 but has since struggled to stem vicious intercommunal violence.Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera has announced he will run in the December election in the country ravaged by more than seven years of civil war. Touadera, 63, was elected in February 2016 with two-thirds of the vote, but has…Continue Reading

Boris Johnsons Brexit bill straight out of Trump playbook David Lammy says

Labour MP criticises Cummings and says Tory government has dented UK’s standing in the world David Lammy: ‘[Johnson has] attached himself to some very dangerous people determined to get their way.’ Boris Johnson’s law-breaking Brexit bill is straight out of the Donald Trump playbook, and leaves justice secretary Robert Buckland looking “aContinue Reading

Biden Proposes Instant Fact-Checking ‘Crawler’ For Debate With Trump

TOPLINE Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he has begun preparing for the upcoming debates between him and President Donald Trump, specifically by brushing up on Trump’s “multiple lies,” and proposed a “crawler” on TV screens to fact check. WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – SEPTEMBER 02: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks on the ……Continue Reading

Daniele Obono who is of French Gabonese origin said the article had crossed a line and was an insult to my ancestors and an insult to the Republic.

A French right-wing magazine has sparked outrage over an illustration published in its most recent issue depicting the Black politician Danièle Obono as an 18th century slave. The article in Valeurs Actuelles, entitled “Danièle Obono in the Age of Slavery,” is a fictional account of Obono’s return to 18th centuryContinue Reading

Trump accepts the nomination from the White House lawn portraying a nation in crisis and himself as its hero

Donald Trump delivered his second Republican Party acceptance speech from the White House on Aug. 27, shattering the norm that presidents do not campaign at the public’s expense, and describing a nation in crisis. Trump spoke of internal enemies intent on destroying the American way of life and offered himself as the nation’sContinue Reading

Kim Jong Uns sister may have taken over a key North Korean post South Korean officials say

Seoul, South Korea (CNN)Kim Jong Un’s sisterKim Yo Jong is effectively running one of the most important political bodies in  North Korea, officials in Seoul believe, according to South Korea’s defence minister. The development, if true, likely further cements her status as the secretive country’s second-most powerful figure. Speaking toContinue Reading