“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.
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.
“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.
“(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.
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.”
“If there’s a public vote that would operate as a lock, if you like, on any deal that Theresa May get through. If that is the position, then in my view, the default ought to be ‘remain’,” Starmer told Sky News.
“I think there are something like 60-70 Labour members of Parliament who feel as strongly as I do against a second referendum,” said Flint, who represents an area of Britain which voted to leave the EU at the 2016 referendum.
“The 2019 elections took place in a generally peaceful environment,” said AU observer mission head Hailemariam Desalegn, who is the former prime minister of Ethiopia. Read more.
“Fast-tracking these matters through the Special Tribunal will enable the SIU to recover monies and/or assets lost by state institutions through irregular and corrupt means,” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Read more.