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President Temer Vetoes Immigration Amnesty for Foreigners in Brazil

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President Temer Vetoes Immigration Amnesty for Foreigners in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, sanctioned the country’s new immigration law yesterday (Thursday, May 25th), giving those foreigners who want to live in Brazil more rights. The President, however, vetoed thirty items in the new bill including the much-awaited amnesty for those immigrants currently living illegally in the country.One of […]

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Trump rows cast shadow over ‘toughest G7 in years’

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Trump rows cast shadow over ‘toughest G7 in years’

G7 leaders met on Friday with divisions on trade and climate change, and fresh friction surrounding Donald Trump, threatening to undermine a show of unity against jihadist terrorism. The controversy threatened to undermine a show of unity by the world’s richest democracies against jihadist terrorism, after 22 people were killed in the Manchester concert bombing […]

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Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul’s ISIS-held Old City

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Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul’s ISIS-held Old City

The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets on Friday urging residents in the ISIS-held Old City center of Mosul to flee, raising fears among humanitarian groups for the safety of desperate civilians there. The leaflet drop, announced in an Iraqi military statement, signaled that the decisive offensive to dislodge the militants from their remaining enclave in […]

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Egypt strikes ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya in response to attack on Coptic Christians (VIDEO)

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Egypt strikes ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya in response to attack on Coptic Christians (VIDEO)

 Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant camps following the deadly attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, President Abdel Fattah Sisi has announced. The strikes were carried out in eastern Libya, state television said. Egypt’s president also vowed to continue striking bases used to train militants and who carry out terrorist attacks in his country, regardless of […]

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John Boehner: Trump ‘has been a complete disaster’

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John Boehner: Trump ‘has been a complete disaster’

Former House Speaker John Boehner said everything President Trump has done so far in office, with the exception of foreign policy and health care, has “been a complete disaster.” Mr. Boehner, who resigned from Congress in October 2015, made the remarks as the keynote speaker Wednesday at the KPMG Global Energy Conference, according to Rigzone. […]

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Ex U.S. intelligence specialist donates 5 drones to Somali police

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Ex U.S. intelligence specialist donates 5 drones to Somali police

A former U.S. intelligence specialist Brett Velicovich has donated five surveillance drones to police in Somalia, aiming to help combat a jump in deadly bombings by al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgents. The gift comes as U.S. President Donald Trump is increasing military engagement in the region. A member of the U.S. Navy SEAL special forces was […]

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Juncker downplays Trump’s rant against German cars

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Juncker downplays Trump’s rant against German cars

US President Donald Trump has launched a salvo against German car exports to the United States, officials confirmed on Friday, in the latest sign of simmering transatlantic trade tensions. Speaking after German media reported the US president as having described the Germans as “bad, very bad”, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker tried to play down […]

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26 people killed and dozens more injured as gunmen open fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians near Cairo

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26 people killed and dozens more injured as gunmen open fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians near Cairo

Masked attackers open fire on vehicles travelling to Minya monastery, killing and wounding dozens, before fleeing scene.  Masked gunmen on Friday attacked two buses and a truck carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing more than 20 people and wounding dozens, accor 26 people killed and dozens more injured as gunmen open fire on a bus […]

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Brazil’s President Calls Armed Forces to Control Protesters

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Brazil’s President Calls Armed Forces to Control Protesters

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The decision by Brazil’s President Michel Temer to call in the country’s Armed Forces to try to control the protest of more than 45,000 that gathered at Brasilia’s Esplanade of Ministries on Wednesday, May 24th, was widely criticized. The government justified the action saying that the decision was taken because there […]

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Emir and Somalian president’s talks successful, fruitful: Foreign Minister

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Emir and Somalian president’s talks successful, fruitful: Foreign Minister

HE the Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, yesterday described the talks between HH the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo, as ‘successful’ and ‘fruitful.’ During a joint press conference with the Somali Foreign Minister Yussef Jarad Omar Ahmed, Sheikh Mohamed said the discussions between the two […]

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