Saturday , October 20 2018

Politics

Soros ‘campaign’ calls on voters to target MPs on Brexit

Bloomberg The anti-Brexit campaign group backed by billionaire George Soros called on British voters to pressure members of Parliament to force a referendum on the government’s divorce deal with the European Union. Best for Britain, which receives about 20 percent of its funding from Soros, wants a “national conversation” about ...

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Ex-cricketer Imran Khan woos Pakistan’s turncoat politicians

Bloomberg Pakistan’s politicians are defecting in increasing numbers to the party of opposition leader and former cricket star Imran Khan, a shift that shows his rising influence and prompted allegations he enjoys the support of the country’s powerful military. The intensified jockeying comes ahead of a national election on July ...

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Italy’s Conte promises populist agenda, urges strong Europe

Bloomberg Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte pledged in his maiden speech that his government will push through populist measures ranging from a “citizen’s income” for the poor to tax cuts and curbs on immigration, as he called for a stronger, fairer Europe “to prevent its decline.” Speaking in the Senate ...

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Trump’s Germany envoy ignites fresh political furor

Bloomberg President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Germany ignited a fresh political furor after telling news website Breitbart he wants to “empower” conservative forces across Europe, compounding already tense trans-Atlantic relations. Germany’s Foreign Ministry said it will seek a clarification over the comments by US Ambassador Richard Grenell when he meets ...

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