Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is fighting for his career by giving evidence on blocked parties

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be questioned by Parliament over his Covid lockdown parties. If he is found to have deliberately misled Parliament, he could be removed from the House of Commons. The scandal contributed to Johnson’s downfall. Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face hours of hostile questioning on Wednesday about … Read more

Uganda’s parliament has passed a law that criminalizes LGBTQ identity

CNN: – Ugandan lawmakers have approved a law that, among other things, provides for up to 10 years in prison for identifying as LGBTQ+. The new legislation puts additional pressure on LGBTQ+ people in a country where same-sex relationships are already illegal. It is aimed at prohibiting a range of activities, including promoting and promoting … Read more

Trump’s legal woes force another GOP moment to pick

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ever since he descended the Trump Tower escalator to announce his first presidential campaign, a burning question has been on the Republican Party’s mind. Elected Republicans have wavered at times, whether it’s Trump’s condemnation of John McCain’s war actions, his racist attack on a Mexican-American judge, his sexually predatory language on … Read more

Countries have been urged to rally behind Ukraine’s judicial investigations

LONDON — Ukrainian justice officials and the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor on Monday appealed to countries around the world to boost funding and support for the world court’s investigation into alleged war crimes in Ukraine to ensure Russia is held accountable. Justice ministers from more than 40 countries traveled to London to attend a joint … Read more

UN scientists call for course correction

A local resident reacts to watch a forest fire in Covilha council, central Portugal, on August 16, 2022. Patricia De Melo Moreira |: Afp |: Getty Images: A landmark U.N. report released Monday calls on governments around the world to urgently address the climate emergency, warning that current plans are not enough to avert the … Read more

For the first time, Netanyahu’s government is pushing ahead with a plan to weaken Israel’s judiciary

Jerusalem CNN: – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on Monday announced changes to a key part of its controversial plans to reform the country’s judiciary, marking its first setback amid mass public outcry and international pressure, including from US President Joe Biden. Opposition leaders inside and outside the legislature immediately rejected the proposed changes … Read more

The number of victims of a strong earthquake in Ecuador has reached 14, in Peru – 1

QUITO, Ecuador — A powerful earthquake hit southern Ecuador and northern Peru on Saturday, killing at least 15 people and leaving others trapped in rubble, as rescue teams battled debris-strewn streets and downed power lines. The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 6.8 earthquake centered just off the Pacific coast about 50 miles (80 kilometers) … Read more

Nigerians vote in gubernatorial elections as ruling party seeks to regain lost ground in key states

Lagos, Nigeria CNN: – Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday in a delayed gubernatorial election, weeks after a controversial and controversial presidential election, amid reports of electoral violence and voter disenfranchisement. A party official was shot and killed during Nigeria’s new governorship election in Lagos on Saturday. “We are getting alarming reports from all … Read more

Yellen says not all deposits are safe in the event of future bank failures

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sought to reassure markets and lawmakers Thursday that the federal government is committed to protecting U.S. bank deposits after the weekend failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. “Our banking system remains healthy, and Americans can feel confident that their deposits will be there when they need them,” … Read more

A former Tennessee lawmaker asked a judge to throw out his guilty plea

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A former Tennessee state senator accused of violating federal campaign finance laws is trying to withdraw his plea, saying he initially did it with an “unsound heart and a confused mind.” Brian Kelsey pleaded guilty before a federal judge in November in connection with his failed 2016 congressional campaign. Kelsey had … Read more