- Decrying 'witch hunt', Boris Johnson resigns from UK parliamentUnited Kingdom ·
June 9, 2023
Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson abruptly quit as a member of parliament on Friday in a furious protest against lawmakers investigating his behaviour, reopening deep divisions in the ruling Conservative Party ahead of a general election expected next year.
- WorldTurkey seizes $1 billion of counterfeit money headed for Africa
Turkish security forces seized $1 billion of counterfeit money in Istanbul and arrested six people involved in the operation, including one Ghanian and three Swedish nationals, the governor's office said on Friday.
- EuropeBritain sees mixed progress in recent Ukraine-Russia fighting
Britain's government on Saturday described mixed progress for Ukrainian and Russian forces fighting in southern and eastern Ukraine over the past 48 hours.
- WorldItaly special forces board Turkish vessel after alert over unidentified passengers
A Turkish cargo vessel that Italian special forces boarded after the crew detected a group of unidentified people on board is now sitting off the southern city of Naples, website MarineTraffic showed, while police continue to investigate the situation.