Saturday, April 13

Day: September 4, 2017

A Tory politician gets Irish passport because Brexit
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

A Tory politician gets Irish passport because Brexit

    A Conservative MEP has secured himself an Irish passport following the vote to leave the European Union, because he is a passionate remainer who wanted reassurance he would stay an EU citizen. Hampshire-born Charles Tannock, whose grandmother born in Dublin in 1895, said he deeply regretted the Brexit outcome. A member of the European Parliament for London, he said had always been interested in his Irish heritage but became more passionate following the referendum. It has been awakened by Brexit because, to be honest, I am quite ashamed to be British in many ways, he told the Irish Times. Mr Tannock said he felt more Irish than ever and planned to go on a pilgrimage with his mother to Ireland, as she had also received an Irish passport. The number of Britons applying for I...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting third child
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting third child

    The family of four will soon become a family of five The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Kate and William are expecting their third child, Kensington Palace has announced. In a statement the palace said the Duchess was suffering from severe morning sickness, as she did with her previous pregnancies, forcing her to cancel a public engagement she had later. The statement said: Their royal highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arriving at the British Embassy in Paris The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news. As with her previous two pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Her royal highness will ...
Dhaka expresses concern over North Korea’s nuclear test
Asia, ENGLISH

Dhaka expresses concern over North Korea’s nuclear test

    Bangladesh has expressed grave concerns at the successive nuclear tests conducted by North Korea. With utter disregard to the concerns expressed by the international community, North Korea has carried out its 6th nuclear test on September, said the Foreign Ministry here on Monday. Such act of North Korea constitutes a threat to regional peace, security and stability, it said Bangladesh called upon DPRK to refrain from such unilateral act that deviates from the principles, commitment and obligation of states in promoting and maintaining international peace as well as regional peace and security.
New letter reveals: what Obama advised to Trump
America, ENGLISH

New letter reveals: what Obama advised to Trump

    Barack Obama warned Donald Trump to uphold the rule of law and not undermine the international order in a newly revealed letter from the 44th US president to his successor. The former president gave Trump three key pieces of advice in a letter he left in the Oval Office when he departed the White House. The letter was published on Sunday by CNN. We’ve both been blessed, in different ways, with great good fortune,” Obama told his successor. “Not everyone is so lucky. It’s up to us to do everything we can [to] build more ladders of success for every child and family that’s willing to work hard. Turning to international relations, Obama told Trump, who had embraced isolationism throughout his campaign: American leadership in this world really is indispensable. He added: It’s ...
Boris Johnson’s warning as US threatens to annihilate North Korea
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Boris Johnson’s warning as US threatens to annihilate North Korea

    Boris Johnson has warned President Donald Trump that taking military action against North Korea could provoke Kim Jong-un to “vaporise” the South Korean population in response. Pyongyang announced on Sunday that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded onto a long-range missile, which Mr Johnson described as a new order of threat. The Foreign Secretary condemned Pyongyang’s reckless act, and said that all options are on the table, but we really don’t see any easy military solution. President Trump led world condemnation of North Korea’s biggest ever nuclear test, describing the actions of the rogue nation as very hostile and dangerous to the US. He added that appeasement with North Korea will not work, having recently promised to rain fire and fury” ...