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The suicide militant storm HQ in Libya's electoral commission, 12 dead

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A group of soldiers including suicide bomber stormed headquarters in Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday and killed at least 12 people and set fire in the building, officials said. The site of suicide attack on Libyan election commission is seen in Tripoli, Libya on May 2, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media …

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International workers protests in Puerto Rico Turn chaotic

Tough government tightening measures aimed at striking Puerto Rico from an 11-year recession drove thousands of protesters on the streets over the island's capital Tuesday in a series of marches that ended in chaos. Rallies that began in different parts of the city remained largely peaceful all day as students, teachers, government employees and private workers wander through the streets …

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Armenian opposition, blocked in parliament, increases the pressure on the streets

MOSKVA – Protests in Armenia, frustrated by Parliament's refusal to elect the opposition leader as a prime minister, listened to his challenge to widespread civil disobedience on Wednesday and flew across the country to close major squares, roads, schools and other institutions. 19659002] In Yerevan, the capital used demonstrators vehicles, rubbish tunnels and the actual blockage of streets, including the …

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Netanyahu accuses Palestinian leaders of anti-Semitism, denial of annihilation

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmoud Abbas of anti-Semitism and annihilation for annihilation on Wednesday after the Palestinian leader suggested in a speech that the historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their behavior. PHILPHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly meeting of the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on April 15, …

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What did the Korean leaders talk about the park benches? Trump, mainly.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, right and south-korean president Moon Jae-in, left, talking at a footbridge at the border village Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) [19659002] TOKYO – What exactly were the two Korean leaders who talked for the half-hour they spent sitting on park benches in the …

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Armenia in chaos as ruling elite clings to power

Get breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE YEREVAN, Armenia – Protests blocked some roads to the capital of Armenia and a road to the airport Wednesday after an opposition legislature who led weeks of anti-government rallies where protests in the small ex-Soviet state have created a shutdown between Nikol Pashinskis supporters, …

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Brexit Bulletin: Warfare Cabinet – Bloomberg

331 days to go Today in Brexit: Mays crisis cabinet meets as a bitter battle rages about what Brexit will look like. Her best option may be to postpone a decision. Meetings are kept in strict privacy. There is no official account for the press. And even the senior ministers involved may not read the plans they will discuss until …

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Armenian demonstrators block roads to the capital, the road to the airport

YEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenian protesters blocked some roads to the capital, Yerevan and a road to the airport on Wednesday after Nikol Pashinyan, blocked in parliament from becoming prime minister, announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience. Armenian opposition breeders wave national flags when blocking a road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience …

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Hundreds detained after the Paris May Day protest becomes violent

A McDonald's restaurant was destroyed by protesters during the unrest, police said. Photographs show extensive damage to the building, with demonstrators killing in crushed windows. Footage also showed damage to a Renault car dealer, like other companies. An estimated 1,200 masked and hooded protesters dressed in black participated in the violence, police said in Paris. At a press conference officials …

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