British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains undaunted and is attempting to defy his opponents, despite his recent loss in the Commons. After parliamentarians backed the Letwin amendment, the PM was forced to ask the European Union for a Brexit extension – but it appears that Johnson has a little something up his sleeve.
Just as Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his speech about the social media platform’s free speech policy, saying it must be protected, Democratic Party presidential candidates were quick to criticise it.
In the context of the Turkish offensive and the withdrawal of American troops from the region, Paris announced on the night of 13-14 October that “in the coming hours” measures would be taken to ensure the safety of the French military and civilian personnel present in the combat zone.
China is the first to release a utility that limits teenagers’ use of video apps to 40 minutes a day. The list contains 53 video services. This is to ensure that children don’t develop Internet addiction.
Outgoing US Energy Secretary Rick Perry refused to comply with a subpoena for documents from the House of Representatives as part of its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Protesters gathered today for an anti-Brexit demonstration in La Linea de la Concepcion; a small Andalusian town located right next to the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
Military cooperation between France and Russia is being discussed while France's Ambassador to Russia, Sylvie Bermann, has expressed her hope that the Russian President would be able to persuade his Turkish counterpart to halt hostilities in Northeastern Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following 4-hour-long talks on Thursday, has agreed with US Vice President Mike Pence to suspend Ankara’s operation on Kurdish forces in north-east Syria for 120 hours in order to allow Kurdish troops to withdraw from the border with Turkey.
With the clock well and truly ticking down to the second Brexit deadline day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has managed to get the EU’s approval for his revamped Brexit deal, which will be put before the House of Commons tomorrow.
As pro-independence protests in Catalonia swell once more, the issue will have increasingly large reverberations through Spanish society, manifesting in a polarization between Catalan and Spanish nationalists as Spaniards grow weary of the perennial problem, a journalist in Barcelona told Sputnik.
Boris Johnson has returned from Brussels with a deal, something that nobody really believed was possible. Still, the PM has an uphill struggle getting his Brexit deal through Parliament as even some of the most generous estimations have the PM falling 4 votes short of the 320 that is needed to get the deal through the House of Commons.
While UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European leaders have reached a Brexit deal in Brussels, Professor Alex de Ruyter, Director of the Centre for Brexit Studies at Birmingham City University, believes that Johnson will have a hard time getting it through the House in Commons this weekend.
The British government has finally reached agreement with the European Union over a Brexit deal after weeks of negotiations. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was "very confident" MPs will back the deal in a vote in Parliament on Saturday.
As German Chancellor Angela Merkel annoucned on Thursday that Berlin would not deliver any arms to Turkey in the wake of Ankara's operation in northeast Syria, Berk Esen, Assistant Profesor of International Relations at Bilkent University, has expressed his opinion on how the decision may affect relations between the two countries.
US Army Col. Myles Caggins, a spokesman for the US-led coalition has revealed that two US fighter jets launched pre-planned airstrikes Wednesday to destroy ammunition that was left behind when American forces left a cement factory south of Kobani, Syria.
Two major Asian giants, India and China, continue to seek ways to settle economic, political, territorial and trade differences. Indian and Chinese journalists have explained why the two countries need to act in synergy while commenting on the recent informal summit between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping in Chennai.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday that the country had finally reached a “great new deal” that would “#GetBrexitDone” and allow the UK Parliament to focus on other important issues, such as the National Health Service. However, some believe the referendum leaves Northern Ireland out to dry.
Thousands of teachers marched through Chicago Thursday following a rally outside of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) headquarters, marking the first day of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike.
US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland told lawmakers Thursday he opposed US President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, getting involved in US-Ukraine affairs. Writer Joe Lauria told Sputnik that Trump’s real mistake was getting personally involved with their investigation, turning a legal question into a political one.
Demonstrations are hotting up in Catalonia, with fires engulfing the streets of Barcelona, and more action on the way. The clashes come on the back of a decision by the Spanish Supreme Court to incarcerate nine pro-independence leaders.