UK

“Oversensitivity” Causes Election Fraud Says UK Report

LONDON — Election fraud in the UK  is overlooked by “oversensitivity about ethnicity and religion,” says a report that was published today, August 12, by former Communities Secretary, Sir Eric Pickles. The report was commissioned in 2015 by former Prime Minister, David Cameron, following the Tower Hamlets election fraud scandal of the same year.

Turkey

Coup Aftermath in Turkey: Over 76,000 Civil Servants Suspended

Yesterday, August 10th, during an interview on a Turkish TV station, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala talked about the coup aftermath, and made the details of post-coup measures by the government public. He had said that over 76,000 civil servants have been suspended since the July 15th coup attempt.

Russia / UK

UK and Russia Vow to Improve Relations

LONDON — Theresa May and Vladamir Putin have expressed a need to improve UK-Russian relations, Kremlin officials have said. The discussion, which was instigated by the British via a phone call, is the first between the United Kingdom and Russia since Theresa May became Prime Minister.

Pakistan

70 People, Mostly Lawyers, Killed in Explosion at a Hospital in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan — 70 people were killed and 53 others were wounded in an attack against mostly lawyers. The attack has been claimed both by Islamic State and a local group, Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan Jamat ul Ahrar.

While talking to a local TV outlet Geo News, the Chief Minister of Balochistan, Sardar Sanaullah Zehri, said …