Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today signed a Decree on awarding Vilayat Eyvazov the highest military rank, APA reports According to the Decree, Interior Minister Vilayat Suleyman oglu Eyvazov was awarded the rank of colonel general. News.Az … [Read more...] about Vilayat Eyvazov awarded the rank of colonel general
Cable-broadband operator Altice USA said Tuesday it was acquiring the youth-focused streaming news group Cheddar for $200 million. The fourth-largest US cable firm made the announcement for Cheddar, which reaches some 40 million viewers through pay TV systems and college campus networks. The deal gives Altice USA a "digital-first, live business, general news and college network focused on young professional and millennial audiences," according to a statement. "Cheddar has demonstrated an innovative approach to live news while building an engaged audience, solid followership and a strong brand," said Altice USA chief executive Dexter Goei. Cheddar Founder and CEO Jon Steinberg will join the cable firm to lead Altice News, which will incorporate the news operations of Cheddar, News 12 and i24News. "Our goal is to make Altice News a leader in local, business, national, and international news everywhere as we look to build a live news offering for customers," said Steinberg. Altice USA is … [Read more...] about Cable firm Altice USA scoops up streaming news site Cheddar
WITH Brexit negotiation fumbling, divisions growing over the Irish border, and arguments over a second referendum, we could see polls opening much sooner. Here's what you need to know about the next time the UK goes to the polls, and the factors that could trigger a snap election... When is the next General Election? The next general election in the United Kingdom is scheduled for 5 May, 2022, under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. But, just as we saw in 2017, elections can be triggered sooner than expected, especially with the spectre of Brexit on the horizon. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has demanded a general election in response to Theresa May's 149-vote Brexit deal defeat. But despite Corbyn’s call, the party doesn't appear to have any immediate plans to call for a vote of no confidence - after his failed several months ago. Labour and the Conservatives would also have to contend with the breakaway new Independent Group, who would currently win one in seven of the … [Read more...] about When is the next UK general election – and will Theresa May run?
A leading prosecutor noted that the assertion made by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov that the general was innocent could in itself be viewed as pressure on the court. Photo from UNIAN Investigative journalists of the Slidstvo project have scrutinized video footage from February 18, 2014, identifying five locations where a man resembling Ukrainian National Guard General Volodymyr Hrynyak appears to be actively involved in riot police's violence against Maidan protesters. In one shot, he is seen standing near another high-ranking enforcement official who is now wanted for his role in crushing the protests and who has been hiding from justice in Russia, according to the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group. Read also Guilty: Yanukovych sentenced to 13 years in prison for high treason, complicity in war "None of this is news to prosecutors from the Special Investigations Department, who first laid charges against Hrynyak in December 2016, but it does make it even more … [Read more...] about Ukrainian National Guard general accused of coordinating bloody Maidan dispersal
14 March 2019 • 12:45pm Watch the Brexit debate in the live stream above MPs to vote on Thursday afternoon on delaying Brexit Remainer plot to postpone Brexit by up to two years Brexiteer hopes pinned on Geoffrey Cox changing legal advice Will the EU allow an Article 50 extension that will delay Brexit? Nick Timothy: Mrs May is responsible for losing control of Brexit Nigel Farage: Brexit betrayal one of most shameful chapters in our history Sign up: Brexit Whatsapp updates and all-new Brexit Bulletin Donald Tusk said he will urge EU leaders to consider giving the UK a “long extension” to Article 50 to provide time for Britain to "rethink" its Brexit strategy. The president of the European Council’s bombshell intervention represents a major boost to Theresa May’s hopes of persuading Tory Brexiteers to back her deal when it is put to a vote for a third time next week. Downing Street will hope … [Read more...] about Brexit latest news: Donald Tusk urges EU leaders to consider ‘long extension’ to Article 50 to allow UK ‘rethink’