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Stories for May 24th 2019

  • Friday, May 24th 2019 - 20:42 UTC

    Xi Jinping praises Sino-Brazilian partnership

     “Cooperation between China and Brazil is bound to usher in a broader future,” Xi said. --

    Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday highlighted Brazil's commitment to developing the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries as he met with the South American country's Vice President Hamilton Mourao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to bolster binational ties.

  • Friday, May 24th 2019 - 19:31 UTC

    Aviation authority grounds Avianca Brasil for safety

    Avianca Brasil had accumulated a debt of around 123 million US dollars by December 2018.

    All flights by Avianca Brasil, the fourth largest airline in the country, were grounded Friday by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) for safety reasons, it was announced.

  • Friday, May 24th 2019 - 16:51 UTC

    Opposition deems strike in Nicaragua a success

    Managua's rush hour did not seem to exist on Thursday.

    The streets of Nicaragua's main cities were empty and almost every store remained unopened during Thursday's nationwide strike which was considered a success by opposition leaders, it was reported.

  • Friday, May 24th 2019 - 09:41 UTC

    Theresa May will resign as Prime Minister next June 7

    May’s resignation comes after a 10-point “new Brexit deal”, announced in a speech on Tuesday

    Theresa May has announced that she will present her resignation on June 7 after her meeting with the president of the 1922 Parliamentary Committee, Graham Grady, and the unsustainable pressure of the Tories. Former Foreign Secretary and hard Brexit icon, Boris Johnson, confirmed on Thursday his candidacy to succeed her.

  • Friday, May 24th 2019 - 09:05 UTC

    No Parallels between Falklands and Chagos

    UK’s ambassador to the UN, Karen Pierce, said she did not expect any change of position on the part of Argentina, a country with which London maintains good relations

    In a move that will no doubt be greeted favorably in Buenos Aires, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded on Wednesday that Britain give up control over the Chagos Islands.