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‘Despicable’: Democrats condemn Trump over rally’s Ilhan Omar chant

Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren denounced the president after rally erupted into chants of ‘send her back’ WT24 Desk Democrats rushed to condemn Donald Trump after his supporters at a Wednesday night rally erupted into chants of “send her back” at the mention of Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Agencies report. On Twitter, the Vermont senator Bernie Sanders was one ...

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Theresa May hits out at populists in farewell speech

Outgoing PM takes aim at absolutism and bemoans ‘descent into rancour and tribal bitterness’ WT24 Desk Theresa May has criticised absolutism in politics in what appeared to be a coded swipe at populist politicians such as Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump, The Guardian reports. The prime minister gave a valedictory speech taking aim at those who refuse to compromise ...

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Trump fires again at congresswomen, accusing them of ‘spewing vile things’

Prez also accused Democrats of giving them a ‘free pass’ as House will vote tonight to condemn Trump’s initial remarks WT24 Desk Donald Trump fired another volley in what has become an all-out rhetorical war between the president and four progressive Democratic congresswomen Tuesday morning, accusing them of “spewing some of the most vile, hateful, and disgusting things ever said by a ...

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Iran ready to talk if US lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical

US President Donald Trump’s administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues. WT24 Desk Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech ...

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May condemns Trump’s remarks about four congresswomen

British PM says comments are ‘completely unacceptable’ as president is accused of racism WT24 Desk Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump’s “completely unacceptable” language towards four Democratic congresswomen, which has been condemned as racist, putting pressure on her likely successor, Boris Johnson, to speak out as well, The Guardian reports. May took the unusual step of commenting on US domestic politics ...

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Ex- military ruler, JP chair, HM Ershad dies at 89

WT24 Desk Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, who was ousted in 1990 after his nine years of autocratic rule, died on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka. He was 89, Agencies report. Ershad, also the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and a five-time MP, breathed his last at 7:45am, Rezaul Shamim, an assistant ...

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Corbyn decries BBC’s ‘inaccuracies’ over Labour antisemitism

Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical position WT24 Desk Jeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired, The Guardian reports. The Labour leader made the comments during a visit to the Durham Miners’ Gala. He said: “I watched ...

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New North Korea constitution calls Kim Jong Un head of state

The new constitution, unveiled on the Naenara state portal site on Thursday, said that Kim as chairman of the State Affairs Commission (SAC), a top governing body created in 2016, was “the supreme representative of all the Korean people”, which means head of state, and “commander-in-chief”. WT24 Desk Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North ...

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Tory MPs condemn Boris Johnson over Kim Darroch resignation

Frontrunner to become PM accused of lack of leadership and called on to apologise WT24 Desk Boris Johnson has been heavily criticised by fellow Tory MPs over his role in Sir Kim Darroch’s decision to resign as the UK ambassador to Washington, with one backbencher saying the frontrunner in the Conservative leadershipcontest should come to the Commons to apologise, The Guardian ...

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UK leadership hopefuls clash over Brexit promises

Rival Jeremy Hunt accuses Johnson of not being honest about the risks of leaving European bloc without a deal WT24 Desk Boris Johnson stood accused Tuesday of having nothing to offer Britain but “blind optimism” as he and his rival for the premiership clashed over Brexit in a bad-tempered TV debate, Agencies report. Johnson is the runaway frontrunner to replace ...

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