Angela Merkel condemns Turkish leaders for Nazi comparisons

Angela Merkel condemns Turkish leaders for Nazi comparisons

Merkel called on the Nazi references to stop with no ifs or buts, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the German authorises of employing Nazi measures. This comes after Germany has been accused of blocking some pro-Erdogan rallies in the country, ahead of a controversial referendum in Turkey on 16 April. Mar 20, 2017
Could Theresa May call an early general election?

Could Theresa May call an early general election?

The next general election in the UK is not due until 2020, and thanks to the 2011 Fixed-Term Parliament Act it has become more difficult than ever before for a prime minister to call a so-called snap election. IBTimes UK looks at the process of calling an early vote, and at just what would have to happen for Theresa May’s government to trigger a general election in 2017. Mar 20, 2017
Historic nuclear weapons explosions footage released to public

Historic nuclear weapons explosions footage released to public

Declassified footage of US atmospheric nuclear tests has been made available to the public for the first time. Weapon physicist Greg Spriggs recovered and digitised 4,200 films that were in danger of decomposing. Scientists can now use the data from the films to make sure aging US nuclear deterrents stay safe and efficient without further nuclear tests. Mar 17, 2017
Julia Gillard: Women still blocked from politics by inequality

Julia Gillard: Women still blocked from politics by inequality

Julia Gillard, former Australian prime minister, talks to IBTimes UK at Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai about womens leadership and how women tend not to be represented in positions of power. She says there are obstacles in stopping women get to the top. Mar 20, 2017
Kim Jong-un oversees North Koreas high-thrust rocket engine test

Kim Jong-un oversees North Koreas high-thrust rocket engine test

North Korea has tested a new high-thrust rocket engine. Leader Kim Jong-un personally monitored the test calling it a new birth of North Korea’s rocket industry. The rocket engine could be used for long-range missiles. Recently, the U.S. and China agreed to persuade North Korea to move away from its weapons programmes. Mar 19, 2017