Joe Biden says Bernie Sanders will endorse Hillary Clinton

US Vice President Joe Biden US Vice President Joe Biden says Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will endorse his party’s presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “I’ve talked to Bernie. Bernie is going to endorse her,” Biden reportedly told NPR’s “Weekend Edition” on Thursday. However, Sanders spokesman Michael Briggs would not confirm or deny Biden’s claim. “We […]

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Donald Trump says “a lot” of Syrian refugees in US are Daesh militants

Presumptive Republican candidate for President Donald Trump speaks to guests during a policy speech on June 28, 2016 in Monessen, Pennsylvania. ©AFP US presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says “a lot” of Syrians accepted for asylum in the US are members of the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group. Trump criticized President Barack Obama’s refugee policy […]

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Iraq to Turkey: Meddling will result in prolonged regional conflict

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has warned Turkey that meddling in Iraq’s internal affairs will only result in a prolonged conflict in the region. Abadi made the remarks during a meeting with high-ranking commanders of the Popular Mobilization Units on Wednesday. The Popular Mobilization Units, allied with the Iraqi army, have been […]

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Hundreds hold anti-Brexit protests in UK

Demonstrators march onto College Green outside The Houses of Parliament at an anti-Brexit protest in London, June 28, 2016. (AFP photo) Hundreds of people across the UK have held demonstrations to protest against Brexit and its supporters following last week’s historic referendum. In the June 23 referendum, about 52 percent of British voters opted to […]

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Amnesty International says Mexico’s police and military have routinely mistreated and sexually abused women

File photo shows an incarcerated woman in a Mexican prison. (AmnestyInternational) Amnesty International says Mexico’s police and military have routinely mistreated and sexually abused women during detention and interrogation, charging them of having links to drug cartels in a bid to boost drug-related arrests. In a shocking 60-page report, titled “Survive to the death,” released on Tuesday, […]

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