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Military Killer Robots

The European Union took a stance against “killer robots” on Wednesday when the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for an international ban on the development, production and use of weapons that kill without a human deciding to fire.

“I know that this might look like a debate about some distant future or about science fiction. It’s not,” Federica Mogherini, the EU chief of foreign and security policy, said during a debate in parliament on Tuesday. Here's The Full Story…

Theresa May - UK POLITICS NEWS

“If we come out of conference with her hoping to get Chequers through on the back of Labour votes, I think the EU negotiators would probably understand that if that were done, the Tory party would suffer the catastrophic split which thus far we have managed to avoid,” Steve Baker, a former junior Brexit minister was quoted as saying. Here's The Full Story…

Donald Trump - USA Politics News Headline

Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said US President Donald Trump is using sanctions and tariffs to sabotage the economy of other countries.

“It is clearly in the interest of most countries to cooperate in resisting unilateral economic decisions by powerful actors that are motivated by narrowly defined national interests,” he wrote in an article published on the Foreign Policy magazine.Here's The Full Story…

Boris Johnson - UK Politics News Headline

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal wraps “a suicide vest around the British constitution” and hands the detonator to the European Union, former foreign minister Boris Johnson said in comments that drew strong criticism. “We have wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution – and handed the detonator to (EU chief negotiator) Michel Barnier,” Boris Johnson wrote. Here's The Full Story…

Aleksandar Vucic - Serbia Politics News

Vucic and his entourage were later stopped by Kosovo police on the road to the Drenica region and were told they couldn’t continue for security reasons. “I have never been fascinated by someone’s hatred. But when someone is so mean, showing some symbols that they believe we get offended by, well they are very mistaken,” said President Aleksandar Vucic, a former ultranationalist. “Now, I am even more determined to preserve peace, but also to preserve Serb institutions and Serb people” in Kosovo.Here's The Full Story…

Russia S-400 Triumph Air Defence Missile System News

“We will not just buy the S-400s and place them in a storehouse. We will use them if need be. These are defense systems. What are we going to do with them if not use these defense systems? Are we going to depend on the United States again? We have been demanding them for years, but the answer given to us has been: The [US] Congress is not allowing. We are tired of this,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in remarks broadcast live by private Turkish-language TGRT Haber television news network on June 12.Here's The Full Story…

Kosovo and Serbia

A group of activists calling themselves Citizens and Friends of the Balkans against Partition/Land Swap wrote an open letter warning about possible effect of the deal. “We implore the EU, its member states, and the United States to reconsider their position on such a return to ethnification of polities and frontiers,” the letter said.Here's The Full Story…

United Nations Security Council

“This evidence is being sufficient for our independent prosecuting authorities to bring criminal charges in relation to Salisbury attack and to issue European arrest warrants,” UK Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce said. “With respect to these two individuals, we have obtained a European arrest warrant and we will shortly issue an Interpol Red Notice.”Here's The Full Story…

Jeremy Corbyn - UK Politics News Headlines

The code of conduct makes clear that even “contentious” comments “will not be treated as anti-Semitism unless accompanied by specific anti-Semitic content… or by any other evidence of anti-Semitic intent”.

It says: “The party will encourage considered and respectful debate on these difficult topics, but will not tolerate name-calling and abuse.”Here's The Full Story…

Quim Torra - Catalan Politics News Headlines

Catalan leader Quim Torra will relaunch on Tuesday his region’s campaign to split from Spain, rebuffing an offer from the central government in Madrid for a referendum on greater autonomy that would fall well short of independence. Catalan leader Quim Torra said, “I will take it to the end. I will take it as far as the Catalan parliament wants me to go.”Here's The Full Story…