The main Turkish opposition party has won the rerun of Istanbul's mayoral election, according to Turkey's Anadolu News Agency, in a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. With more than 99% of the votes counted, Republican People's Party (CHP) candidate Ekrem Imamoglu was in the lead with about 54% of the vote, state news agency Anadolu reported on Sunday. Imamoglu said "the whole Turkey won the election, not a group or party."
In 2012 a U.S court found there was evidence to show that Iran provided “material support and resources to al Qaeda for acts of terrorism” in regards to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, and ruled that Iran must pay victims families $7 billion in compensation.
Iran denies any involvement in the atrocity and has refused to comply with the ruling.
A humanitarian refugee crisis in Yemen as Saudi Arabian airstrikes kill, maim and displace dozens of civilians daily in a failing campaign to subdue Houthi rebels.
For World Refugee Day, June 20.
Historic protests in Hong Kong against the chinese extradition bill.
In solidarity with Badiucao and the people of Hong Kong
Bad times for freedom of speech and press, when The New York Times announced that it will stop publishing political cartoons, weeks after the newspaper was criticized for publishing a cartoon that was criticized because it had been blatantly considered anti-Semitic. If this cartoon had been about some other world leader, perhaps there would have been no such measure.