Benny Gantz unable to form Israel coalition government

Benny Gantz unable to form Israel coalition government

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Benny Gantz is a former chief of staff of the Israeli military The leader of Israel’s Blue and White party, Benny Gantz, has said he cannot form a coalition government, making a third election in a year more likely. Mr Gantz was given a mandate by the president last month […]

Rare ‘Unicorn’ Meteor Shower May Light Up Sky This Week

Rare ‘Unicorn’ Meteor Shower May Light Up Sky This Week

Astronomers are predicting that a rare “unicorn meteor storm” will appear in the night sky on Nov. 21. Even though predictions say there could be up to 1,000 meteors per hour, other experts say this cool light show may be smaller in size. Meteor scientists Peter Jenniskens and Esko Lyytinen said there may be an “outburst” […]

Glasgow health board avoids special measures after deaths of two children | UK news

Glasgow health board avoids special measures after deaths of two children | UK news

Scotland’s health secretary has stopped short of placing the crisis-hit Glasgow health board on special measures after revelations about the deaths of two children who were treated on a ward affected by water contamination. In a statement to Holyrood on Wednesday, Jeane Freeman apologised directly to the parents of the children involved, saying they deserved […]

‘Born again’ Ethiopian minority votes on autonomy

‘Born again’ Ethiopian minority votes on autonomy

HAWASSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Members of Ethiopia’s Sidama minority remembered loved ones lost in their long struggle for autonomy as they voted on Wednesday in a self-determination referendum that tests Ethiopia’s ability to manage ethnic demands after more than a year of reforms. Sidama voters described the referendum as the achievement of a lifetime. “I […]

Mike Pompeo live: Secretary of State Pompeo speaks after Sondland implicates him in quid pro quo today

Mike Pompeo live: Secretary of State Pompeo speaks after Sondland implicates him in quid pro quo today

Brussels — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is speaking to the press on Wednesday, hours after U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland implicated him in a “quid pro quo” scheme to pressure Ukraine to investigate President Trump’s political rival. “Everyone was in the loop,” Sondland said Wednesday in the fourth day of public […]

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