Image caption PA Media With the election for the next Speaker of the House of Commons due to happen next month, six of the candidates appeared at an Institute for Government event. Here's what they had to say.John Bercow wasn't there, but his influence was still heavily felt.Six of the nine candidates vying to replace him as Speaker sought to define themselves against the man who has held the job for 10 years. During the discussion, criticism of Mr Bercow's tenure ranged from the subtle to the blunt, with Conservative MP Shailesh Vara labelling him "a verbal playground bully"."He demeans colleagues.…

Image copyright EPA Turkish forces have entered Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria.As smoke billows in border areas and tens of thousands flee their homes, many are wondering what lies ahead. The situation is complex, with a wide range of players holding conflicting interests. We asked you to send us your questions, so we could fill in the gaps and make things a little clearer. Paul Adams, diplomatic correspondent, replies: Unfortunately yes. North-eastern Syria is ethnically mixed, with Kurds in a majority in some areas, and Sunni Muslim Arabs the majority in others. Add to that a smattering…

Jakarta - Jenazah Akbar Alamsyah, korban demo ricuh di gedung DPR 2 pekan lalu, disemayamkan di rumah duka. Akbar akan dimakamkan esok hari. "Akbar mau kita bawa ke rumah nenek dulu," kata kakak Akbar, Fitri Rahmayani, kepada detikcom, Kamis (10/10/2019).Baca juga: Meninggal di RSPAD, Akbar Alamsyah Korban Demo Ricuh DPR Dimakamkan BesokJenazah Akbar disemayamkan di rumah neneknya di kawasan Kebayoran Lama, Jakarta Selatan. Pihak keluarga belum memberi tahu mengenai lokasi pemakaman. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1565950013898-0'); }); "Untuk makam nanti kita kasih…

Image copyright AIRBUS This artist's concept is of a new weather satellite - but not the type of spacecraft that warns us of coming winds and rain.It's a mission that would monitor the Sun for the type of energetic outbursts that can interfere with everyday activities on Earth.These powerful eruptions of particles and magnetic fields can degrade communications and even knock over power grids.The Lagrange satellite would see this "space weather" as it develops, alerting us to the impending disruption.The pictured concept has been produced by the UK arm of European aerospace company Airbus, which…

Jakarta - Korban penculikan dan penganiayaan, Ninoy Karundeng membantah pernyataan Dewan Kemakmuran Masjid (DKM) Masjid Al Falah yang menyatakan tidak ada penganiayaan di dalam masjid. Ninoy mengancam DKM masjid untuk mengklarifikasi pernyataannya atau dia akan melaporkan hal itu ke polisi.Ninoy Karundeng mengatakan dirinya sudah dikonfrontir dengan beberapa tersangka yang ikut menganiaya dirinya di dalam masjid itu. Dia menyebut saat insiden yang dia alami di dalam masjid, dia tidak melihat sang DKM masjid berada di lokasi."Berkenan dengan video berededar, video yang menyatakan tidak pernah terjadi…