Brazil’s president revises decree, bans carrying assault weapons May 23, 2019 0 1386 12345 Brasília: Brazilians will no longer be permitted to carry assault weapons on the street after pro-gun President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday revised an order that enabled millions of civilians to be armed in public.Eligible “common citizens” will be allowed to carry handguns but not rifles, the government said in a statement, admitting the change was in response to public outcry and legal and political challenges to the decree announced earlier this month. Only rural landowners will be permitted to purchase such weapons, provided they are kept at home. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES EU vote crucial for future of Europe May 23, 2019 0 383 Austria’s Kurz names new ministers after scandal May 23, 2019 0 450 Five key figures May 23, 2019 0 410 Risk of nuclear war highest since WW2: UN arms research chief REUTERS GENEVA The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, .. Dozens of migrants intercepted in Aegean Sea Athens: Ten migrants have been intercepted at the start of Greece’s tourism season by airport police on the holiday islands of Santorini and Kos, officials said on Wednesday. The migrants had been hoping to travel on to .. ‘President conduct could be impeachable’ Washington: The top Democrat in the US Congress charged on Wednesday that President Donald Trump could have committed an “impeachable” offence by ignoring congressional subpoenas, likening it to the “cover-up” that .. Trump walks out on Democrats in fury over Russia probe AFP Washington US President Donald Trump abruptly shut down a White House meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday to vent his fury over ongoing probes into his links to Russia. Trump showed the door to top .. PM May implores parliament in final bid to save Brexit deal AFP London Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months of ..