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DUP leader meets Irish PM in Dublin to discuss backstop

FILE PHOTO: Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster arrives at the funeral of journalist Lyra McKee at St. Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast, Northern Ireland April 24, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – The leader of the Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris …

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Author Kamila Shamsie stripped of literary award over BDS support | Germany News

The German city of Dortmund has withdrawn its decision to award a British-Pakistani writer a literature prize, citing her support for the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.  Acclaimed novelist Kamila Shamsie was announced as this year’s winner of the Nelly Sachs Prize – named after a Jewish poet …

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Tunisian presidential candidate Karoui to stay in jail: Lawyer | Elections 2018 News

A Tunisian court has turned down a request to release jailed media mogul Nabil Karoui, who, along with academic Kais Saied, has advanced to a runoff in Tunisia’s presidential election. Karoui, who was arrested in August on money laundering and tax evasion charges, finished second behind Saied in Sunday’s election. “The judge …

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