Massive earthquake strikes Indonesia killing dozens of people

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian province of Aceh on 7 December, killing dozens of people. Many are feared to be trapped under debris as several buildings collapsed following the massive quake. No tsunami warning was issued by the country’s meteorological department. Indonesia is frequently hit by strong earthquakes as it sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire – a region which is in constant danger of volcanoes and earthquakes. 1 day ago

Massive earthquake strikes Indonesia killing dozens of people

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian province of Aceh on 7 December, killing dozens of people. Many are feared to be trapped under debris as several buildings collapsed following the massive quake. No tsunami warning was issued by the country’s meteorological department. Indonesia is frequently hit by strong earthquakes as it sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire – a region which is in constant danger of volcanoes and earthquakes. 1 day ago

Theresa May defends trade deals with Gulf leaders

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has defended making trade deals with Saudia Arabia and Bahrain, despite them being under fire from human rights groups. Speaking on 6 December on HMS Ocean in Bahrain, she said that if Britain was going to influence Gulf leaders and improve human rights in the area, they needed to be engaging with them. Theresa May is in the Gulf to strengthen trade talks post-Brexit, and to also oversee measures to improve security to help tackle terrorism in the area. 2 days ago

Theresa May defends trade deals with Gulf leaders

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has defended making trade deals with Saudia Arabia and Bahrain, despite them being under fire from human rights groups. Speaking on 6 December on HMS Ocean in Bahrain, she said that if Britain was going to influence Gulf leaders and improve human rights in the area, they needed to be engaging with them. Theresa May is in the Gulf to strengthen trade talks post-Brexit, and to also oversee measures to improve security to help tackle terrorism in the area. 2 days ago

Keep calm and negotiate: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier unveils timetable

The EUs chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that his team are ready to start negotiations with the UK when Article 50 is triggered. The French politician wants a orderly withdrawal and has so far visited 18 of the 28 EU nations ahead of the talks. He said he expected formal negotiations to last less than 18 months. 2 days ago

Keep calm and negotiate: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier unveils timetable

The EUs chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that his team are ready to start negotiations with the UK when Article 50 is triggered. The French politician wants a orderly withdrawal and has so far visited 18 of the 28 EU nations ahead of the talks. He said he expected formal negotiations to last less than 18 months. 2 days ago