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Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz - Israel News

The right-wing leader failed on Tuesday, for the second time in five months, to secure a clear election victory and the centrist Blue and White party led by ex-armed forces chief Benny Gantz rebuffed his calls to join a unity government.Continue reading

Rodrigo Duterte - Politics in Phlippines Today

“In light of the administration’s strong rejection of the Resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which was carried through by the votes of a minority of the council members … all concerned officials are DIRECTED to suspend negotiations for and signing of loans and grant agreements with the governments of the countries that co-sponsored and/or voted in favour,” the memo said.Continue reading

Simon Coveney - Ireland News

Irish FM Simon Coveney: “Ireland is in no doubt as to what a no deal means for us. It is very damaging, very difficult and it poses huge questions for politics and potentially for the management of civic unrest in the context of Northern Ireland, around the border question.”Continue reading

General Yahya Rahim-Safavi - Iran News

“If the Americans think of any plots, the Iranian nation will respond from the Mediterranean, to the Red Sea and to the Indian Ocean,” General Yahya Rahim-Safavi, a senior adviser to Iran’s supreme leader, was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA on Friday.Continue reading

Justin Trudeau, now the prime minister of Canada, appears in dark makeup on his face, neck and hands at a 2001 Arabian Nights

“I should have known better then but I didn’t, and I am deeply sorry for it,” Justin Trudeau said. “I’m going to ask Canadians to forgive me for what I did. I shouldn’t have done that. I take responsibility for it. It was a dumb thing to do.”Continue reading