Year: 2019

Venezuela crisis: Talks to resume in Oslo

Venezuela crisis: Talks to resume in Oslo

Image copyright AFP Image caption Previous attempts at mediation between the two Venezuelan sides have failed Representatives of Venezuela’s government and opposition are returning to Norway’s capital, Oslo, for talks on how to address the political crisis. The meeting, scheduled for next week, was confirmed by Norway’s government, which reiterated its commitment to helping to…

Papua Modern Guinea prime minister resigns

Papua Modern Guinea prime minister resigns

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Peter O’Neill became prime minister in 2012 following a prolonged power struggle Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following a series of high-level defections from his government to the opposition. Mr O’Neill, who has been in office for seven years, has faced calls for his resignation for…

Trump downplays North Korea missile take a look at

Trump downplays North Korea missile take a look at

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe played a round of golf with US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about recent North Korean missile tests, appearing to contradict his own national security adviser. In a tweet issued shortly after his arrival in Japan on Sunday, Mr Trump…

German Jews told to now no longer wear kippahs

German Jews told to now no longer wear kippahs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Skullcaps – or kippas – are traditionally worn by Jewish men The German government’s anti-Semitism commissioner has urged Jews to avoid wearing skullcaps in public. Felix Klein warned Jews against donning the kippa in parts of the country, following a rise in anti-Semitism. Mr Klein said his opinion on…

‘This gruesome chapter is over’: No arrests, no injuries at KKK rally in Ohio

‘This gruesome chapter is over’: No arrests, no injuries at KKK rally in Ohio

Sarah Brookbank and Albert Cesare Cincinnati Enquirer Published 4:53 PM EDT May 25, 2019 DAYTON – Less than a dozen members of the Honorable Sacred Knights – a Ku Klux Klan group from Indiana – were vastly outnumbered Saturday by hundreds of counterprotesters in Dayton.  Montgomery Courthouse Square and multiple blocks of downtown Dayton were shut down…