Reuters photo By Tom Arms She’s done it. Mrs May has gone and linked Britain’s nuclear deterrent to Brexit trade negotiations. I can honestly stick out my chest, jut out my chin and proclaim: “I told you so. And I told you exclusively.”
Archive for March, 2017
Ronen Zvulun/Reuters By Maayan Lubell Israel’s security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington on a possible curb on settlement activity.
Shailesh Andrade/Reuters By Jose Kalathil Meat sellers and butchers across Uttar Pradesh (UP), an Indian state with the largest population of 204.12 million, earlier this week launched an indefinite strike against an ongoing crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughterhouses in the state.
AFP photo By Tara Sattar
Reuters photo By Hazel Speed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP, presented the Great Repeal Bill which is necessary in order to expedite the transfer of thousands of pieces of EU Legislation (40 years’ worth), into and under the Sovereign Powers of the UK Parliament now Brexit has been […]
By Mark Davis For centuries people gazed at a red dot in space called Mars. With the advent of telescopes early astronomers believed they saw canals on the surface of this world. Canals meant water and water meant intelligent life existed there.
Reuters photo By Joe Khamisi In the early seventies, Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Njoroge Mungai, was asked by his Dagoretti South constituents what he had done for them to deserve re-election as their Member of Parliament.
By Saru Pokharel
DPA photo By Hazel Speed What a historic day! Prime Minister Theresa May signed her letter triggering Article 50 on Tuesday and on Wednesday 29th March 2017, UK Ambassador Sir Tim Barrow, handed it over to EU Council Chief Donald Tusk, who subsequently commented that it was not a happy occasion – and his […]
Reuters photo By Samir Raiti Mtamba
Bilaminou Alao/MONUSCO By Sylvain Muyali UN Secretary-General António Guterres has confirmed that the bodies discovered on Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s central Kasaï province, in the centre of the country, were indeed those of the two UN experts, missing for two weeks.
Reuters photo By Siddhartha Rastogi
Ahvia J Campbell By Ricardo Swire Caribbean archipelago the Bahamas’ approximately 388,000 residents abhorred news of seven dead in the capital Nassau, during a single February 2017 weekend.
Erik Johansson By Linda M Crate
Stefan Wermuth/Reuters By Thambu Kanagasabai Extending the never ending history of grievances and sufferings of Tamils
Suhaib Salem/Reuters By Amnesty International Hundreds of civilians have been killed by airstrikes inside their homes or in places where they sought refuge after following Iraqi government advice not to leave during the offensive to recapture the city of Mosul from the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS), human rights NGO Amnesty International […]
Reuters photo By Hazel Speed The Scottish Referendum issue was debated and voted for successfully, but that is about as far as it will go until at least post Brexit.
Reuters photo By Amit Shankar Saha
Marko Djurica/Reuters By Lin Taylor and Valeria Cardi In the dead of night, as wild animals howled nearby, Syrian migrant Aras Mahmoud clung to his children as they slept on damp grass in the Bulgarian mountains en route to Serbia, praying that his family would live another day.
By P C K Prem
Reuters photo By Ricardo Swire Las Moicas is a powerful, invisible, drug trafficking entity headquartered in Michoacán state on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Members primarily cook Methamphetamine and Heroin, then hide the drugs in either vehicle engine or transmission parts, smuggled across Mexico’s border with America.
By Stephen Philip Druce
Reuters photo By Binoy Kampmark Security measures are often exercises in futility. Resembling placebos, they are the reassurance authorities make as acts of intrusive inconvenience. Queues are increased at airports in the vain hope that an elusive gel carrier will be nabbed before the next detonating device is activated on a flight. Shoes are […]
AFP photo By Hazel Speed Mrs May returned to Scotland today, firstly to broadcast a statement outlining her vision for the United Kingdom to become even stronger after Brexit.
UNHCR photo By Male Daniel The Government of Uganda and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed over the week to the international community for urgent and massive support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who continue to arrive in Uganda every day, fleeing brutal conflict, compounded by the limited availability of food.
Khaled Abdullah/Reuters By Emma Batha Child marriage has soared in Yemen as families struggle to feed their children amid a conflict that has left the country on the brink of famine, the U.N. children’s agency stated.
AFP photo By Ron Larson
J Bento By Sylvain Muyali Alphonse Ntumba Luaba, former Executive Secretary of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and former Congolese Minister for Human Rights, believes that the DRC has a political, economic and political governance problem.