Friday, July 20, 2018

South Korea court hands ex-president Park 8 more years in jail

former President Park Geun-hye
A South Korean court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of funds from the state spy agency and interfering in 2016 parliamentary elections.

Pompeo joins rank to reject Putin request to interrogate US citizens

Pompeo joins rank to reject Putin request to interrogate US citizens
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the newest Trump administration official to reject the request of Russian President Vladimir Putin to question several US citizens, including a former ambassador to Russia.

Argentine unions vow further strikes to block pact with IMF

Argentine unions vow further strikes to block pact with IMF
The CGT, Argentina's main labor federation, said Thursday that workers will continue to mount strikes and protests until President Mauricio Macri abandons the agreement he signed with the International Monetary Fund.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

North Koreans skeptical of better future, unification

North Koreans skeptical of better future
The increase in inter-Korea cooperation and exchange has not raised hopes among ordinary North Koreans their lives will improve, even in the event of national unification.

+40 Hardline Tories Ready to Derail PM's Brexit Plan, Exit EU with No Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May
Former Brexit Minister and current MP Steve Baker warned that more than 40 members of the Conservative Party are poised and ready to cooperate with Labour in order to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's Chequers deal on Britain's exit from the EU.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...