Britain's Johnson faces cabinet revolt over no-deal Brexit: media

Published On: October 9, 2019 09:42 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 9: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a fresh rebellion in his cabinet, with a group of ministers poised to resign due to concerns that he is leading the country towards a no-deal Brexit, The Times newspaper reported on Wednesday.

ISTANBUL, Oct 7: The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syria border on Monday, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington, in a move U.S. President Donald Trump hailed as a bid to quit “endless wars”.

WASHINGTON, Oct 7: A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling investigation of Trump’s conduct.

LISBON, Oct 7: Portugal’s ruling Socialists won Sunday’s parliamentary election without an outright majority, official results showed early on Monday.

HELSINKI, Oct 6: North Korea’s chief negotiator said that nuclear talks with the U.S. had broken down, but Washington maintained the two sides had “good discussions” in Sweden that it intends to build on in two weeks.

Portugal heads to polls, Socialists set to remain in power

Published On: October 6, 2019 09:11 AM NPT By: Reuters

LISBON, Oct 6: Portugal’s center-left Socialists are expected to retain power and win more parliament seats in general elections on Sunday, after four years of economic growth, but still fall short of an outright majority.

Trump signs proclamation restricting visas for uninsured

Published On: October 5, 2019 10:09 AM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Oct 5: Immigrants applying for U.S. visas will be denied entry into the country unless they can prove they can afford health care, according to a proclamation signed Friday by President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON, Oct 4: The White House is preparing to formally object to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as soon as Friday, saying it won’t cooperate with the probe because it was initiated without a vote of the House.

EU looks to retaliate against US with new tariffs

Published On: October 3, 2019 03:59 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, Oct 3: The French government says the European Union will respond with “retaliatory measures” to the U.S. decision to impose tariffs on a range of the bloc’s exports, from cheese to wine.

HONG KONG, Oct 3: The teenager who was the first victim of police gunfire in Hong Kong’s months-long pro-democracy protests is being charged with attacking police and rioting, police said Thursday.