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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Former UK PM in Blistering Attack on Boris Johnson & Co.

Sir John Major has launched a savage attack on Boris Johnson and his Government - urging the new Prime Minister to ditch his “overmighty...

Delegtaion tours Disaster Prevention Research Institute

TOKYO, Japan -- The St. Kitts and Nevis delegation to Japan led by Hon Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation visited the...

US says ‘Sorry’ for Illegal Saudi Arms Deal

The UK government has "unreservedly" apologised for authorising arms deals to Saudi Arabia in breach of a court ruling against the sale of weapons...

UK: Muslim Man Hopes to Make History by Unseating PM Boris

LONDON — The man fighting to unseat Boris Johnson at the next general election is increasingly confident that he can defeat the prime minister...

Virus Effect: Record Emissions Drop, Energy Demand Possible

  LONDON (Reuters) - Economic lockdowns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic look set to cut global energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions by record...

ILO Study: Most Workers Self Employed or Small Business Owners

  GENEVA (ILO News) – Self-employment, micro and small enterprises play a far more important role in providing jobs than previously believed, according to new...

‘Dollar Too Strong, Digi Currency Could Replace It’: B of E...

Mark Carney (right) with the Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Photograph: Jonathan Crosby/Reuters   The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has...

UK: Driver of Death Truck Charged with Manslaughter

Charged: Maurice Robinson A lorry driver has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter after the bodies of eight women and 31 men were found...

US: Virus Cases in Steep Rise, Deaths Going Down

New U.S. coronavirus cases are rising again in a worrying new sign for the country’s outbreak, even as case numbers in Europe go down. The...

US Congress Fed Up, Launches Formal Impeachment Probe of Trump

  WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday the House would open an impeachment inquiry into President...

UK Lockdown 3 More Weeks, Yet, No Clear Exit Strategy

Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary who has assumed the duties of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in London. By Mark Landler and Stephen Castle LONDON (NY Times)—...

UK: Johnson Plans Quick Brexit, Radical Agenda

Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled what he called a radical government agenda on Thursday, setting his sights on a quick Brexit, future trade deals...

US-Russia: Arms Control Pact Official Dead, Fear New Nuke Race

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in 1987, but the US walked away from the deal on Friday   Daily Mail- A...

UN Human Rights Report Condemns Venezuela’s Abuse, Maduro Refutes Charges

WASHINGTON, United States – A UN human rights report has urged the Government of Venezuela to take immediate, concrete measures to halt and remedy...

SKN Calls for Taiwan’s Admission to WHO

Basseterre, St. Kitts- Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Mark Brantley, said that St. Kitts and Nevis remains committed to advocating for the Republic...

Associated Press World View: Hunger in Pandemic

Hunger stalks US amid outbreak; Vaccine race is on but no promised land yet ''We don’t know how it will end,” one immigrant tells the...

21 Dead, Hundreds Injured & Missing as Earthquake Hits Albania

(CNN)- At least 21 people have been killed, several more are missing and hundreds have been injured after a 6.4 earthquake struck Albania...

US Accuses Syria of Another Poison Gas Attack

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused Syria of using chlorine gas in an attack against rebels in the northwest of the country...

Coronaphobia: London Buttoning-Up in Face of COVID-19

London (CNN)The UK government is considering a partial lockdown in London to stem the spread of novel coronavirus, amid concerns that residents in the...

Associated Press: Coronavirus Around the World

Lockdowns ease around world, infections spike in some locations, and reported deaths top 250,000 While millions of Italians were allowed back to work as Europe’s...

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