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Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK's May under way

Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK's May under way

The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally got under way on Monday, with frontrunner Boris Johnson facing criticism from Paris over his Brexit plan and a key rival struggling to throw off a drugs scandal. Eleven candidates have declared their interest in succeeding May, who quit as her Conservative party’s leader on Friday over her failure to take Britain out of the European Union on time. She remains prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, and…

President kills his general by throwing him in deadly fish tank

President kills his general by throwing him in deadly fish tank

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has executed one of his generals accused of planning a coup, in a method inspired by a James Bond film, according to reports. The dictator used a specially designed tank built for the execution which took place in his presidential palace. Sources claim the man’s arms and torso were slashed open with knives before he was dumped in the tank, The Star on Sunday reported. It has not been yet been confirmed if the general died from his injuries, or if he was eaten aliv…

Chinese lawbreakers in Kenya to face double punishment - Ambassador Peng

Chinese lawbreakers in Kenya to face double punishment - Ambassador Peng

• Peng said those found flouting the laws of the land would not only be punished by Kenya but also will face “our own internal measures as China”. • He said China would not let a few people to cause trouble that may ultimately ruin the cordial relationship. Chinese nationals in Kenya have been warned of tough punishment if they fail to respect the laws of the country. Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng said China was concerned by cases of their citizens’ failure to regulate their behaviour. He…

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Khartoum

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Khartoum

Opposition groups in Sudan have organized a campaign of civil disobedience and called for a general strike. The military used tear gas to stop protesters from setting up barricades in the capital, Khartoum.