Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

15/06/2019 18:56

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city’s biggest and most violent street protests in decades.

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up

09/06/2019 19:54

Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms.

Mexico holds off Trump's fire, but seen vulnerable to new pressure

09/06/2019 18:50

Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally kicks off his reelection campaign this month.

Boeing Wanted to Wait 3 Years to Fix 737 Max Faulty Warning Light – Report

08/06/2019 13:02

Boeing software developers tied plane sensor malfunction alerts to optional sensor displays. Warnings never activated on the Indonesian and Ethiopian planes without the optional displays. It took two crashes and hundreds of human casualties before Boeing took addressed the issue discovered back in 2017.

European elections: final votes cast as EU awaits results

26/05/2019 19:50

The western world’s largest democratic exercise is nearing its finale as tens of millions of EU citizens in 21 countries go to the polls on Sunday, the last of four days of voting in European parliament elections that will shape the bloc’s future.