“For Canada’s garbage, I want a boat prepared,” Duterte told officials after being briefed on an earthquake that struck the Philippines.
The ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), of which Widodo is a member, is likely to win 25.36 percent of the votes for the national parliament, according to a quick count of a sample of votes by Indo Barometer.
“We will peacefully block traffic around the clock. This will be a full-scale festival of creative resistance, with people’s assemblies, art actions, stage performances, talks, workshops, food and family spaces,” said Extinction Rebellion, the group organising the demonstration.
Research by the Hansard Society found that 54 percent of voters want a strong leader who is willing to break the rules while 72 percent said the system needs “quite a lot” or “a great deal” of improvement.
Venezuela’s deputy foreign minister Ivan Gil also said Russian forces will stay in Venezuela as long as needed, and that there is no set period for their stay.
There is currently “absolutely no reason” for another extension to Brexit because the situation in Britain’s parliament has not fundamentally changed, Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday.
“Where the UK used to be beacon for stability, we are now becoming a laughing stock,” Juergen Maier said in open letter to lawmakers published by website Politico.
Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose government has joined a U.S.-led operation to get humanitarian aid into Venezuela, said the Brazilian armed forces have no intention of intervening militarily in the neighbouring country.
“(Polling) is enough to raise doubts about whether, two-and-a-half years after the original ballot, leaving the EU necessarily continues to represent the view of a majority of the British public,” Curtice said.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Tehran was determined to boost its defence capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile programme.
Theresa May threatened to resign as Prime Minister if MPs demand a longer postponement. Her stance increased the risk of the country crashing out accidentally on no-deal terms. Read more.
Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said: “Perhaps,” he answered. “There is an EU summit this week. It is not too late to get real change to the backstop. It would be absurd to hold the vote before that has even been attempted.” Read more.
The EU’s announcement coincided with the fifth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and was coordinated with the United States and Canada. The two countries also introduced new sanctions.
Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika also announced the postponement of a presidential election which had been planned for April. Read more.
“PM meeting with senior aides in No10 now to plot a way through this week’s carnage,” he said on Twitter. “I’m told it’s most likely she will decide to change tomorrow’s vote from a meaningful one to a provisional one.”