UK wing of Bangladesh’s ruling party appear to be campaigning for Labour candidate – Channel 4 News

Should a British parliamentary candidate receive campaign support from an organisation linked to an oppressive foreign government? Questions are being asked about an operation to support  Labour’s candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn in north London. Tulip Siddiq is the niece of the Bangladeshi Prime Minister, whose government is accused of serious human rights violations. Channel […]

‘What are you at?’ Trump presses Trudeau over NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending. “What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO […]

Shootouts in northern Mexico kill 21, pile pressure on president

Clashes between police and suspected cartel gunmen in a northern Mexican town killed 21 people this weekend, authorities said, adding fuel to bilateral tensions sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump’s vow to designate the drug gangs as terrorists, Trend reports citing Reuters. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who is pushing a less confrontational approach […]

Turkey, Libya delimitation deal raises geopolitical tensions

Turkey has signed an agreement with Libya’s internationally recognised government on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea that could affect oil and gas exploration of other countries and heighten geopolitical tensions in the volatile region. Ankara reportedly announced the accord and a deal on expanded security and military cooperation on 28 November. Cyprus Natural Hydrocarbons […]