• Lebanon’s prime minister charged over deadly Beirut blast

    (CNN) — A Lebanese judge has charged caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab and three ex-ministers with criminal neglect over the huge explosion at Beirut’s port that killed more than 200 people this summer. Diab, as well as two former public works ministers and an ex-finance minister, were accused Thursday of criminal neglect “that led to the death […]

  • Christmas celebrations “in jeopardy” for Canadians?

    (CNN) — Canadian Thanksgiving was just last month, and the country has seen consequences as Covid-19 cases reach record highs. Now, Canadian leaders say Christmas celebrations are in jeopardy. Thanksgiving in Canada fell on October 12 this year, and as family and friends gathered, it fueled a widespread surge in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Now, public […]

  • Canada’s Border Closures are Extended

    Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an interview this week, “We have committed to keeping Canadian’s safe and we keep extending the border closure because the United States is not in a place where we would feel comfortable reopening those borders and we will continue to make sure Canadian safety is top of mind […]

  • Canada Bans Assault-Style Weapons

    Assault-style weapons are banned in Canada effective immediately, the country’s prime minister said Friday. The move comes less than two weeks after Canada’s deadliest rampage in modern history, when a gunman in Nova Scotia killed 22 people after a 12-hour reign of terror. “You don’t need an AR-15 to bring down a deer,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]

  • Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

    (CNN) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock have both tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing them to lead the nation’s response to the pandemic from their homes in self-isolation. Both announced their infections Friday on Twitter and tried to allay concerns that Westminster’s response to the virus might be compromised. The […]

  • India, population 1.3 billion, orders ‘complete’ coronavirus lockdown

    (CNN) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a “complete” lockdown for India’s 1.3 billion people on Tuesday, warning that “many families will be destroyed forever” if the country didn’t get to grips with its coronavirus outbreak in the next three weeks. Modi said the lockdown would start at midnight local time, would last for a minimum of […]

  • The UK has left the EU — and the implications for the world are huge

    Brexit has happened. After 1,316 days of political turmoil, the UK now stands alone as the first nation to have ever left the European Union. It has ended the careers of two Prime Ministers and left the very future of the United Kingdom in question. Scotland’s case for independence is becoming harder to ignore while […]

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