World Lead 1-Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad resigned
Australia says it's reached a free trade deal with Britain
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Britain and Australia had agreed on a free trade deal that will be released later Tuesday, Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan said. The agreement is the first for Britain since it left the European Union. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison had reached agreement on the deal during negotiations in London, Tehan said. “Both prime ministers have held a positive meeting in London overnight and have resolved outstanding issues in relation to the FTA,” Tehan said in a statement, referring to the Free Trade Agreement.
Algeria-Government / (Lead 1): Lead 1-Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad resigned
Algiers, June 24 (Reuters) - The first Algerian Minister Abdelaziz Djerad presented Thursday his resignation, paving the way for the appointment of a new government by President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, reports Algerian public television.
This appointment comes nearly two weeks after the legislative elections of 12 June, marked by a high rate of abstention and the absence of the majority party at the National People's Assembly. The FLN (National Liberation Front), which dominates political life since independence, has won the largest number of seats (105 out of 407).
A sense of relief over 'dear Joe' and post-Trump summit era
BRUSSELS (AP) — Over the four years of Donald Trump's presidency and through the seeming eternity of pandemic misery and isolation, America’s partners in world affairs were waiting to exhale. As they cycled through Group of Seven, NATO and European Union summits over the last week, exhale they did, between bites of haggis mousse, pineapple weed and Dover sole. President Joe Biden — “dear Joe” to the European Commission's chief — engaged fellowAs they cycled through Group of Seven, NATO and European Union summits over the last week, exhale they did, between bites of haggis mousse, pineapple weed and Dover sole.
less than a third of the voters registered on the lists went to the polling stations, while the ballot was considered by power as a way to get out of the political crisis and to end the vast protests of the Hirak who have been shaking the country for two years.
The protesters request the departure of the elite in power, the end of corruption and the withdrawal of the political scene army - a protest that the authorities welcomed as being in the interest of the national renewal, all by repressing the protesters with arrests. (Lamine Chikhi Report, French Version Jean-Stéphane Brush, edited by Blandine Hénault)
5 years after Brexit vote, divided UK still feels shockwaves .
LONDON (AP) — Five years ago Wednesday, Britons voted in a referendum that was meant to bring certainty to the U.K.’s unsettled relationship with its European neighbors. Fat chance. Voters’ decision on June 23, 2016 was narrow but clear: By 52% to 48%, they chose to leave the European Union. It took over four years to actually make the break and the former partners are still bickering, like many divorced couples, over money and trust. And fiveFat chance.