Parliament has voted Yes to air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq. The Yes vote totalled 524, No vote 43 – majority 481. Parliament was recalled following a request for help from the Iraqi government.. August 2013 the Syria vote in Parliament humiliated David Cameron as MPs vetoed military intervention. Many in community agreed.
Julian Assange is to leave the Ecuador Embassy in Knightsbride. He emerged briefly August 18 to tell media he’s leaving. It’s reported relations between the Ecuadorean government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have become “incredibly strained”. Supporters have held daily vigils outside the Embassy since he was granted asylum there in 2012