Rishi Sunak leads UK Conservative leadership race after second ballot voting

Rishi Sunak leads UK Conservative leadership race after second ballot voting

After the resignation of Boris Johnson, contenders lined up to be the next Conservative Party leader and British prime minister. A first round of voting was held on July 13, and two contenders out of eight were eliminated. The remaining will move on to additional rounds of voting until two candidates remain. Conservative Party MPs … Read more

Peru’s Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire

Peru’s Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire

LIMA, June 30 (Reuters) – Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu on Thursday, as the blaze threatened to close in on the ancient city high in the Andean mountains. The fire, which had engulfed an area about half the size of Vatican City, was started … Read more

Felix Auger-Aliassime was seeded sixth at Wimbledon, Fernandez confirmed out

Felix Auger-Aliassime was seeded sixth at Wimbledon, Fernandez confirmed out

Rafael Nadal is consoled by Felix Auger-Aliassime after losing on a tie-break in their men’s exhibition singles match at The Giorgio Armani Tennis Classic tournament at the Hurlingham Club in London on June 24.ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images Montreal’s FĂ©lix Auger-Aliassime has been given the sixth seed in men’s competition as four Canadians are set to compete … Read more

Paths to Conservative leadership are now unlikely for anyone not named Poilievre

Paths to Conservative leadership are now unlikely for anyone not named Poilievre

Conservative leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre takes part in the Conservative Party of Canada French-language leadership debate in Laval, Que. on May 25.Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press After a weekend of Conservative leadership campaigns playing show-and-tell with their membership-recruitment figures, Jean Charest piped up to say he still has a clear path to victory. But that path … Read more

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia’s acts in Ukraine as ‘genocide’

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia’s acts in Ukraine as ‘genocide’

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 27, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 27 (Reuters) – Canadian lawmakers voted unanimously on Wednesday to call Russia’s attacks in Ukraine a “genocide”, with members … Read more

Seven people found from missing Japan ship, coast guard says

Seven people found from missing Japan ship, coast guard says

TOKYO, April 24 (Reuters) – Seven people from the Japanese tour boat that went missing with 26 people on board have been found, after three more were found on Sunday, Japan’s coast guard said, although it was unclear if they were still alive. A coast guard official told Reuters the condition of the three people … Read more

Emmanuel Macron, far-right rival Marine Le Pen faces runoff in French presidential election

Emmanuel Macron, far-right rival Marine Le Pen faces runoff in French presidential election

A volunteer election observer for far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon’s La France Insoumise party participates in a workshop in Marseille, southern France, on April 9.Daniel Cole/The Associated Press Incumbent Emmanuel Macron will face far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in a winner-takes-all runoff for the French presidency after they both advanced Sunday in the first round of … Read more