Sudan protesters sceptical military will step aside

Appearing on television late on Monday, Sudan’s coup leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced that the military would step aside and allow civilian forces to assume power, appearing to concede to the demands of the country’s mass pro-democracy movement. But violence against demonstrators, along with reports that the military will continue to control Sudan’s central bank and foreign policy, have supported widely … Read more

Why have the Conservatives fallen out of love with Boris Johnson?

The last few months have been a conveyor belt of crises for Britain’s Conservative Party and its ever-erratic leader Boris Johnson, with the Tories seemingly lurching from one scandal to the next. The latest was a string of resignations on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, following allegations of sexual misconduct by the party’s chief whip, … Read more

Boris Johnson Could Face Confidence Vote Tonight: Report

A confidence vote could be triggered as early as tonight, Sky journalist Tom Larkin said on Twitter. London: A confidence vote in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be triggered as early as tonight, Sky journalist Tom Larkin said on Twitter citing a member of the 1922 Committee which oversees such votes. NEW: member of … Read more

Boris Johnson vows to ‘keep going’ despite more than 20 resignations from government

Boris Johnson has pledged to “keep going” as prime minister despite 27 MPs resigning from his government. Asked at Prime Minister’s Questions by fellow Conservative Tim Loughton if there were “any circumstances in which he should resign”, Mr Johnson said he would if he “felt it was impossible… to go on” as a government. But … Read more

After Top Ministers’ Exit, UK Financial Services Minister John Glen Resigns

John Glen’s exit comes after Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid both announced their departures. London: Britain’s financial services minister John Glen resigned on Wednesday in protest against Prime Minister Boris Johnson.“I can no longer reconcile my commitment to the role and to the financial services sector with the complete lack of confidence in your continuing … Read more

Ethiopian Prime Minister and rebel group blame each other for apparent civilian massacre

The incident appears to be an ethnically targeted attack, according to a statement from the state-appointed Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC). This is the second attack against civilians in the Oromia region in under a month. The EHRC says the populations of the villages of Mender 20 and Mender 21 in Hawa Gelan in Oromia’s … Read more

Concessions to Bulgaria prompts violence in North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia’s concessions on ethnic rights as part of EU accession talks prompts violent protests in Skopje. At least 47 police officers have been injured in the North Macedonian capital of Skopje during protests against the government’s concessions on ethnic rights as part of EU accession talks, according to news agency Makfax that cited the … Read more