Posts by merlinheyt
- Spain election: Conservatives win, but without majority June 26, 2016Political deadlock likely to continue as Popular Party fails to win majority needed to form government on its own.
- Weapons for Syrian rebels sold on Jordan's black market June 26, 2016CIA plan to arm Syrian rebels undermined by theft of weapons by Jordanian intelligence agents, officials say.
- Labour's Jeremy Corbyn faces crisis after Brexit vote June 26, 2016Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fires shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn for attempting a coup, as other members resign.
- Ban Ki-moon: 'Serious violations' of Yemen ceasefire June 26, 2016Ban Ki-Moon heads to Kuwait to rescue faltering negotiations as air strikes reportedly kill seven people.
- Palestine: 'Hundreds detained' since start of Ramadan June 26, 2016Monitoring group says 330 Palestinians, including 60 children, have been detained as raids in West Bank are stepped up.
- Can the political deadlock be broken in Spain? June 26, 2016Spaniards voted for a second time in six months following failure to form a government.
- Israel and Turkey reach deal to restore relations June 26, 2016Deal comes six years after an Israeli raid killed Turkish activists on a flotilla seeking to deliver aid to Gaza.
- Abadi visits 'liberated' Fallujah, vows to take Mosul June 26, 2016Haider al-Abadi urges all Iraqis to celebrate recapture of Fallujah after more than two years of ISIL rule.
- Iceland: Gudni Johannesson elected new president June 26, 2016Final count shows 39 percent voted for history professor Gudni Johannesson to take up ceremonial role.
- Spain votes in general election June 26, 2016Spaniards vote for second time in six months but opinion polls suggest repeat election may not break deadlock.