Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

Pia Olsen Dyhr of the The Socialist People’s Party, Pernille Skipper of The Red-Green Alliance, Mette Frederiksen of The Danish Social Democrats and Morten Oestergaard of The Social Liberal Party address the press after finalizing the government negotiations at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark, shortly before midnight on June 25, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) COPENHAGEN, June […]

Britain wants accountability over Khashoggi murder – PM May

Britain wants accountability over Khashoggi murder – PM May

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium on June 20, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo) LONDON, June 26 (Reuters): Britain wants to see accountability for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia should investigate the death thoroughly and in a way that adheres to international laws, […]

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17: statement

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17: statement

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after delivering a statement on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election at the Justice Department in Washington, US on May 29, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo) WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters): U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in […]

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of former leader Donald Tsang

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of former leader Donald Tsang

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang and his wife Selina arrive at the High Court for his appeals court judgment on a misconduct charge in Hong Kong, China on July 20, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) HONG KONG, June 26 (Reuters): Hong Kong’s top court on Wednesday quashed a conviction against former leader Donald Tsang […]

Sri Lanka reinstates death penalty for drug crimes ahead of polls

Sri Lanka reinstates death penalty for drug crimes ahead of polls

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena speaks during a meeting with the Foreign Correspondents Association at his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka on November 25, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)_ COLOMBO, June 26 (Reuters): Sri Lanka’s president on Wednesday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offences in a decision analysts said is aimed at […]

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film

Labor activist Rath Rott Mony arrives to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for verdict over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on June 26. (REUTERS Photo) PHNOM PENH, June 26 (Reuters): A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years […]

Iran’s president says America is pursuing ‘incorrect path’: IRIB

Iran’s president says America is pursuing ‘incorrect path’: IRIB

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seen during meeting with health ministry top officials in Tehran, Iran on June 25, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) GENEVA, June 26 (Reuters): America is pursuing an incorrect path, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency. “Today I tell the Americans that the path you have […]

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