International Issues

Sudan military, protesters sign deal for civilian rule

Elections to be held after joint council’s rule for three years Sudan’s pro-democracy movement signed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council on Sunday aimed at paving the way for a transition to civilian rule following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. Representatives initialled a Constitutional document …

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Manifesto appears online

Hate-filled screed draws inspiration from Christchurch attack Nineteen minutes before the first 911 call alerted authorities to a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a hate-filled, anti-immigrant manifesto appeared online. It spoke of a “Hispanic invasion of Texas.” It detailed a plan to separate America into territories …

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Trump attacks Mueller ahead of testimony

President Donald Trump attacked Robert Mueller on Monday, even as he insisted he would not watch the special counsel’s potentially damaging Congressional testimony this week about the two-year Russia investigation. Two days before Mr. Mueller testifies — answering questions for the first time about his high-stakes probe into Russian election …

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A legacy dominated by Brexit failure

May had promised stable leadership Theresa May had a mission to fight Britain’s “burning injustices” through strong and stable leadership — but her legacy as Prime Minister will be anything but. The Conservative premier’s turbulent time in office was swamped and ultimately sunk by her legacy-defining battle to secure a …

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Sri Lanka extends emergency by month

Sri Lanka extends emergency by a month Sri Lanka on Monday extended the state of emergency by a month in the interest of maintaining “public security” after the deadly Easter bombings that killed nearly 260 people.PTI Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/sri-lanka-extends-emergency-by-month/article28666012.ece

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