North Korean foreign minister replaced: report

FILE PHOTO: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho attends a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 7, 2018. Fred Dufour/Pool via REUTERSSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday. Ri’s replacement has…

Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of the Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - Facebook (FB.O) said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government…

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reacts during a signing ceremony of the decree which eases gun restrictions in Brazil, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei MarcelinoBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed…

Lebanon's president urges 'sacrifice' as budget cuts debated

FILE PHOTO: Lebanese President Michel Aoun talks on the eve of the country's 75th independence day at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File PhotoBEIRUT (Reuters) - President Michel Aoun urged the Lebanese on Tuesday to end protests and make sacrifices to rescue the country from financial crisis as…

‘We LOVE your Brexit!’ French welcomed UK leaving EU and now pushing for Frexit

Frexit: Emmanuel Macron is facing "surprising" levels of Euroscepticism (Image: GETTY)Dr Downing, an LSE Fellow in Nationalism at the London School of Economics’ European Institute, first set out his views in a blog posted to the LSE’s website in January, written in response to Mr Macron’s admission days earlier that, had France called a referendum…