MOSCOW: Russia on Friday once more dismissed the Mueller report, saying that it failed to present evidence of any meddling by Moscow in the 2016 US election.
“As a whole, the report as before does not present any reasonable proof at all that Russia allegedly meddled in the electoral process in the US,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists, saying it contained “no new information”.
PML-N to stay out of the recent Chairman Nab issue: Shehbaz
LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shehbaz Sharif has said his party would remain neutral on the recent scandal relating to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.
Taking on Twitter to react on the issue, Shehbaz said, “Our viewpoint on NAB is principled and we will keep voicing our concerns on all forums.”
PML-N to stay out of the recent Chairman Nab issue.
Our viewpoint on NAB is principled—which is legal in nature and we will keep voicing our concerns on all forums.
PML-N has nothing to do with anybody’s private life and will stick to its political and legal narrative!
— President PMLN (@president_pmln) May 23, 2019
“PML-N has nothing to do with anybody’s private life and will stick to its political and legal narrative!”, he continued in his tweet.
Theresa May announces her resignation!
LONDON: Drawing three-year premiership to a close, Theresa May will leave 10-Downing Street on 7th of June.
This was announced here today by the Premier who had to take this decision due to massive criticism for missing two Brexit deadlines failing to deliver her major policy of leaving the EU: “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,” stated.
She maintained that it had been the honor of her life to serve as PM and she would leave with no ill will, but enormous and enduring gratitude.
Macron faces a critical test this weekend
PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron this weekend faces a critical test of his ambitions to reform France and champion a liberal Europe in European Parliament elections where his own party risks losing to the far-right.
The latest opinion surveys show the far-right National Rally (RN) outpolling Macron’s centrist Republic on the Move (LREM) by between 0.5-2 percentage points, after months where the two were neck-and-neck.
Analysts say that two years into his five-year term, the EU election represents a critical juncture for Macron and will influence whether the 41-year-old president can continue reforming in what he calls the “second act” of his time in office.
Macron has made no secret of the importance of the polls in France Sunday, telling regional newspapers this week the elections were the most important for four decades as the union faced an “existential threat”.
At stake is the youthful president’s vision of implementing further pro-business reforms in France, while emerging as a champion of more integration among EU member states.
Losing to Marine Le Pen’s RN — formerly known as the National Front — could be a glaring blow to those ambitions.
Sources close to Macron say a bad loss could prompt a major cabinet reshuffle, with the job of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe seen as being on the line.