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UK PM’s Brother Quits As Tory MP and Minister

London, UK, September 5, 2019//-Jo Johnson, the younger brother of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is resigning as an MP and minister, saying he is “torn between family loyalty and the national interest”.

UK PM Attacks Opposition For Blocking a General Election

London, UK, September 5, 2019//-The PM will accuse Jeremy Corbyn of “a cowardly insult to democracy” later for not backing a general election.

UK: Legislators Back Bill That Could Block No-deal Brexit

London, UK, September 4, 2019-British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the midst of a major parliamentary showdown over his bid to take the United Kingdom out of the European Unionby an October 31 deadline, with or without a divorce deal.

Brexit: No-deal Opponents Defeat Government

September 3, 2019//-Tory rebels and opposition MPs have defeated the government in the first stage of their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Texas Shootings: Random Gun Attacks Leave 5 Dead

September 1, 2019//-At least five people have been killed and many more injured in the second mass shooting in the US state of Texas in a month.

Deal Or No deal, The EU Is In Control Of Brexit

London, UK, August 31, 2019//-What the central political players in the UK Brexit debate have failed to realise is that the UK’s departure from EU Membership on October 31st, with or without a deal, is no longer in their hands.

Opioid Crisis: Johnson & Johnson Hit by Landmark Ruling

August 27, 2019//-Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson must pay $572m (£468m) for its part in fuelling Oklahoma’s opioid addiction crisis, a judge in the US state has ruled.

Amazon fires: Brazil to Reject G7 Offer of $22M Aid

August 27, 2019//-The Brazilian government has said it will reject an offer of aid from G7 countries to help tackle fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Kashmiris Are Living a Long Nightmare of Indian Colonialism

Goldie Osuri, University of Warwick August 23, 2019//-India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in early August, and the repression and communications blackout that followed, is another step in India’s long history of colonising Kashmir.

Indonesia Deploys Troops to West Papua as Protests Spread

Jakarta, Indonesia, August 21, 2019//- – Indonesia has deployed more troops to West Papua as demonstrations calling for the region’s independence spread.

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