Read More.... Protesters: Leader must defend Ukraine at summit
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Protesters: Leader must defend Ukraine at summit

(8 Dec 2019) Several thousand people rallied on Sunday in Kyiv to demand that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy defends his country’s interests in a forthcoming summit with Russia, Germany and France on ending the war in eastern…

Read More.... Donor of Nazi memorabilia welcomed at Yad Vashem
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Donor of Nazi memorabilia welcomed at Yad Vashem

(8 Dec 2019) A Lebanese businessman, who purchased Nazi memorabilia to donate to Israel, on Sunday visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem. Abdallah Chatila, a Lebanese Christian who has lived in Switzerland for decades,…

Read More.... Christmas gifts delivered to the ISS
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Christmas gifts delivered to the ISS

(8 Dec 2019) SpaceX made an early holiday delivery to the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing muscle-bound  “mighty mice,” pest-killing worms and a smart, empathetic robot. The Dragon was launched from Cape Canaveral three days earlier….

Read More.... Christmas gifts delivered to the ISS
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Christmas gifts delivered to the ISS

(8 Dec 2019) CHRISTMAS GIFTS DELIVERED TO THE ISS SpaceX made an early holiday delivery to the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing muscle-bound  “mighty mice,” pest-killing worms and a smart, empathetic robot. The Dragon was launched…

Read More.... Firing The Good Old M72 LAW & Japanes Type 87 Chu-MAT Anti-Tank Missile Launcher In Japan
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Firing The Good Old M72 LAW & Japanes Type 87 Chu-MAT Anti-Tank Missile Launcher In Japan

U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, under the Unit Deployment Program, and 8th Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, train together during Forest Light Middle…

Read More.... General election 2019: Boris Johnson visits Queen to form government – watch live
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General election 2019: Boris Johnson visits Queen to form government – watch live

Election night coverage as constituencies across the UK announce results. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ►…

Read More.... ‘Devastated’: Jo Swinson apologises to Lib Dems for election failure
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‘Devastated’: Jo Swinson apologises to Lib Dems for election failure

Jo Swinson apologised to the Liberal Democrats for a  dismal election in which she lost her seat and the party slipped to 11 MPs, but said she did not regret fighting on a defiantly pro-remain platform. Swinson…

Read More.... European politicians react to the UK election result
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European politicians react to the UK election result

Reactions have been pouring in after Boris Johnson’s overwhelming victory in this week’s general election. The size of Johnson’s majority has been welcomed in Brussels, where the 27 heads of state and government have gathered for…

Read More.... Rain brings trouble for Syrians displaced in tents
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Rain brings trouble for Syrians displaced in tents

(8 Dec 2019) LEAD IN: Rainfall and the cold winter air carry dreadful news for the displaced Syrian families living in tents at the Sarot camp. With rainwater entering some tents and no heating in the…

Read More.... PM’s victory speech: UK must ‘find closure’ on Brexit
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PM’s victory speech: UK must ‘find closure’ on Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he hopes his party’s "extraordinary" general election win will allow the UK to "find closure" over the Brexit debate. Speaking outside number 10, the re-elected PM thanked voters for their…

Read More.... UK Muslims share their policy concerns ahead of election
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UK Muslims share their policy concerns ahead of election

(8 Dec 2019) LEAD IN: The UK heads to the polls next week for a general election. Muslims could play a crucial role in deciding who forms the next government – if they can be encouraged…

Read More.... Vaccination programme begins to stop Ebola spread
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Vaccination programme begins to stop Ebola spread

(8 Dec 2019) Johnson & Johnson, the producer of a new vaccine aimed at protecting people against the Ebola virus, announced on Sunday it would be providing 200,000 Ebola vaccines to Rwanda to stop the virus…

Read More.... Is Germany letting Afghan war employees down? | DW News
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Is Germany letting Afghan war employees down? | DW News

For 18 years, the German military has been present in Afghanistan, often helped by local civilian employees. They served and still serve as translators and guards. But that work has made them targets of the Taliban….

Read More.... Algeria: protesters boycott election chanting ‘No vote! We want freedom!’
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Algeria: protesters boycott election chanting ‘No vote! We want freedom!’

Thousands of people took to the streets in central Algiers chanting ‘No vote! We want freedom!’ as the authorities held a presidential election that a mass protest movement views as a charade intended to keep the…

Read More.... How a $450 Million Loss Was Made to Disappear
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How a $450 Million Loss Was Made to Disappear

11 years after one of Europe’s biggest banking scandals, 13 executives have been sentenced and financial penalties of $175 million have been dealt. Bloomberg investigates how Deutsche Bank and Monte Dei Paschi cooked their books to…

Read More.... House committee votes to advance Trump articles of impeachment – live
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House committee votes to advance Trump articles of impeachment – live

The House judiciary committee reconvenes to vote on two articles of impeachment charging Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstructing Congress.  The vote was originally set to take place on Thursday, but was postponed after…

Read More.... Boris Johnson urges UK to ‘let the healing begin’ after divisive election
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Boris Johnson urges UK to ‘let the healing begin’ after divisive election

In his first statement since forming a new government, Boris Johnson says the country deserves a break from politics, and talking about Brexit. He says he will use his new government majority to ‘unite and level…

Read More.... Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson: ‘I don’t regret trying to stop Brexit’
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Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson: ‘I don’t regret trying to stop Brexit’

Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson has spoken after stepping down as leader of the party following her unseating in East Dunbartonshire. She told supporters she did not regret trying to save "our children’s future in Europe". Ms…

Read More.... Bunty, Buckethead, Binface – and Boris Johnson – BBC News
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Bunty, Buckethead, Binface – and Boris Johnson – BBC News

In a strange but honoured UK tradition, UK’s prime minister heard his constituency result next to a man in a mask. Other candidates standing in Uxbridge and South Ruislip included Count Binface, arch-rival Lord Buckethead, and…

Read More.... General election 2019: Let the healing begin, urges victorious PM – BBC News
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General election 2019: Let the healing begin, urges victorious PM – BBC News

Boris Johnson has said he hopes his party’s "extraordinary" election win will bring "closure" to the Brexit debate and "let the healing begin". Speaking in Downing Street, he said he would seek to repay the trust…

Read More.... Tory election win ‘marks end of Corbynism’, says David Cameron
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Tory election win ‘marks end of Corbynism’, says David Cameron

Asked whether the election had been a ‘Brexit election’, former Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron said it was an election about ‘a lot of things’ and the country needs a decisive government to get it done….

Read More.... People dressed as Santa take part in charity run
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People dressed as Santa take part in charity run

(8 Dec 2019) The streets of Glasgow’s city centre were painted red on Sunday with thousands of runners dressed as Santa Claus. The runners took part in an annual charity run called the Santa Dash. The…