‘We will bring him down’: Tory leadership outsider Stewart warns BoJo against suspending parliament

If Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed Theresa May, suspends the UK parliament in order to ram through a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, then British lawmakers “will bring him down,” fellow Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has warned. In an interview with Sky News, Stewart was asked to respond to suggestions that Johnson, the former foreign secretary, […]

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‘New rules of trust & security’: Macron wants EU ties with Moscow independent of NATO & US

Europe should think outside NATO dictates and restore relations with Russia, French President Emmanuel Macron stressed, calling for a “strategic debate” with Moscow over mutual areas of concern. “Europe… must build new rules of trust and security with Russia, and should not only agree with NATO,” Macron said in an interview with the Swiss television […]

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Missed out again: Cristiano Ronaldo bumped into second place as Lionel Messi tops Forbes’ rich list

Just a matter of days after missing out on the UEFA Nations League’s Player of the Tournament award, Cristiano Ronaldo has been beaten to another honor, the top spot in Forbes’ annual list of the world’s highest-paid athletes. Despite earning $9 million more in endorsements than his rival Lionel Messi, Ronaldo’s $65 million salary was […]

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Leaked documents show politicized targeting of Brazil’s ex-president by prosecutors, judge

The Intercept has released documents showing that prosecutors, and even the presiding judge, in the case against former president Lula da Silva conspired to railroad him and his party’s chances in the presidential election. The Intercept published three exposés, Sunday, showing political motivation by members of a taskforce of prosecutors in charge of, and even […]

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Saudi-led coalition confirms Houthi missile attack on Abha airport, says 20+ people injured

The Saudi-led coalition currently embroiled in Yemen’s civil war has confirmed that a missile launched by Houthi rebels, in the early hours of Wednesday, struck Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport, injuring 26 people. Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al Maliki said the missile hit the airport at 2:21am local time, according to a statement cited by […]

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India’s quest for military upgrade: Modi’s big geopolitical challenge for years to come

Recently re-elected PM Narendra Modi has made boosting defense one of the cornerstones of his campaign. The task is tricky given the not-that-friendly neighbors, weak domestic produce, and rivalry among foreign suppliers. India has been in quite a difficult security situation throughout its modern, post-colonial history, ‘enjoying’ quite a rocky relationship with its neighbors. On […]

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