Posts tagged as defeat

Lithuania taste heavy defeat in first ever international

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Lithuania went down to a 58-0 defeat against Wales Dragonhearts in their first ever rugby league international on Sunday. The Dragonhearts, Wales’ community representative side, who are celebrating 25 years of internationals, will face a much tougher task in Leigh next week when they take on an England Lions Under-23s outfit who beat Ireland’s domestic XIII 26-14 in Dublin on Saturday. Wales took the lead on five minutes after Adam…

The Defeat of General Mattis

By Fred Kaplan on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

When Jim Mattis resigned as secretary of defense in December 2018, he was widely lauded and lamented as “the last grown-up” in the Trump administration. The tributes were commentary more on Trump than on Mattis. For if he had run the Pentagon during a normal presidency, in which grown-ups abound, his tenure would be considered undistinguished, to say the least. This isn’t to deny that for much of his time…

Johnson suspends UK Parliament after latest Brexit defeat

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The simmering showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain’s Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspension of the legislature. In a session that ran well past midnight, Parliament enacted a law to block a no-deal Brexit next month, ordered the government to release private…

Putnis to quit as leader of the Progressives after party’s defeat in EP elections

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Assuming political responsibility for the Progressives’ defeat in this year’s European Parliament elections, Roberts Putnis has decided to quit as the social democratic party’s chairman, according to the politician’s statement posted on Facebook. In his Facebook post, Putnis thanks fellow party members, supporters, donors and voters. He also indicates that the party’s leadership team now needs new “people who would set goals and take political commitment to these goals”. Putnis…