Angela Merkel has vowed “no tolerance” for violent anti-migrant protests that have gripped Germany in recent weeks.
The German chancellor called on her countrymen to make a stand against the “shameful and disgusting” protests on Wednesday, as she visited a … Read the rest
Vester Lee Flanagan faxed a 23-page suicide note to ABC News after he killed two Roanoke, Virginia, journalists from WDBJ at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday.
At 8:26 a.m., ABC News reports it received a fax from a “Bryce Williams,” which … Read the rest
Some of Sydney’s most prestigious private schools have become Anglo-Australian ghettos as the education of high school students across the city is increasingly segregated along ethnic lines.
Students with a language background other than English made up 52 per cent … Read the rest
The appointment by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu of one of his most hawkish and outspoken rivals as Israel’s new ambassador to the United Nations has prompted widespread consternation. As one analyst noted, Danny Danon’s appointment is a “cruel joke” … Read the rest
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is dominating the crowded GOP field in the early-voting state of New Hampshire, holding a 24-point lead over his nearest rival, according to a new poll.
Trump is supported by 35 percent of GOP primary … Read the rest
Disclosures from two of Asia’s largest lenders showed that British banks are among of the most vulnerable to the current market troubles in China.
In its latest report, HSBC said outstanding loans to China grew 12 percent in the past … Read the rest
The new municipal judge in Ferguson has recalled all arrest warrants issued before 2015. The decision gives many residents of the troubled Missouri city a fresh start, just days before a court reform law is to take effect.
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Billions of taxpayer dollars go to college students who never end up with a diploma in their hands, a new report found.
Pell grants–which are given to low-income families and, unlike student loans, do not need to be paid back–are … Read the rest
Angry coloured fans have declared war on “white” Springbok rugby, demanding more players of colour in the national squad.
Supporters Against Racist Rugby Associations (SARRA) was launched in Mossel Bay at the weekend and things got off to a fiery … Read the rest
A safari guide has been mauled to death in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, where Cecil the lion lived.
Camp Hwange has named the guide as 40-year-old Zimbabwean Quinn Swales.
Camp Hwange said in a statement that the attack happened on … Read the rest
Italy’s coastguard on Saturday successfully coordinated the rescue of around 3000 migrants in the Mediterranean after receiving distress calls from more than 20 overcrowded vessels drifting in waters off Libya.
One of the biggest single-day rescue operations to date appeared … Read the rest
Republican Donald Trump is pulling away from the pack in the race for the party’s U.S. presidential nomination, widening his lead over his closest rivals in the past week, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Friday.
Republican voters show no signs … Read the rest
Alarm bells rang across world markets on Monday as a near 9 percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities panicked investors.
European stocks were more than 5 percent in the red and … Read the rest