Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Demonstrations over the outcome of last month’s presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia’s capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, according to Jakarta’s governor, six people were killed. The protests … Continue reading Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

Labour tells May: Don’t bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote

FILE PHOTO: Labour Party’s Shadow Secretary of State for Departing the European Union Keir Starmer is seen outside the Cabinet Office in London, Britain, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her … Continue reading Labour tells May: Don’t bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday. Europol said the suspected ringleader, a 48-year-old Latvian, had been arrested in Spain. The … Continue reading Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol

Britain’s Theresa May begs Labour to support her ‘last chance’ Brexit compromise

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on Brexit in London, Britain May 21, 2019. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to support her Brexit deal after … Continue reading Britain’s Theresa May begs Labour to support her ‘last chance’ Brexit compromise

Half of American adults expect war with Iran ‘within next few years’: Reuters/Ipsos poll

(Reuters) – Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran “within the next few years,” according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries. FILE … Continue reading Half of American adults expect war with Iran ‘within next few years’: Reuters/Ipsos poll