Eight members of the EU are concerned with an increasing number of Ukrainian citizens who are coming to the EU and asking for refugee status, pretending to be gay, said Yuri Lutsenko, the leader of the Block of Petro Poroshenko … Read the rest
Students are holding events designed to bring attention to racial issues on U.S. college campuses this week, spurred on by the impact of protests at the University of Missouri, which culminated in the resignation of the school’s president and chancellor … Read the rest
The number of shootings by Los Angeles police has nearly doubled in 2015, the city’s new police commission president said. He says changes will be made to stop the “alarming” trend and make the Los Angeles Police Department a “model … Read the rest
A judge on Tuesday issued the death penalty for the “white supremacist” convicted of shooting to death three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas last year.
Johnson County District Court Judge Thomas Kelly Ryan sentenced Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, … Read the rest
Russia will be developing strike systems capable of penetrating any missile defense shield, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
“We’ll be working on the anti-missile defense system as well, but at the first stage, as we have said on … Read the rest
RT founder Mikhail Lesin is dead at 57. Both RT (formerly Russia Today) and Lesin hismself have been the subjects of bitter US attacks in recent times.
Lesin’s body was discovered on Friday, November 6 in a Washington DC hotel. … Read the rest
Indonesia’s anti-drug agency chief is reportedly planning to build a prison on a remote island which will be guarded by crocodiles. He claims the snapping reptiles can’t be bribed, unlike human warders, and definitely won’t let inmates escape.
“We will … Read the rest
Helmut Schmidt, who served as Chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982, has died at the age of 96.
The Social Democrat leader, who led his country as chancellor between 1974 and 1982, died at his home in Hamburg.… Read the rest
Mourners streamed into the house of an alleged Mamelodi criminal mastermind on Monday after he was gunned down on Sunday night in a drive-by shooting outside his butchery.
Monare Ignatius Selokane, also known as “Junior 13”, was linked to a … Read the rest
France’s top diplomat, who will preside over a year-end Paris summit tasked with inking a climate rescue pact, warned Sunday of looming planetary “catastrophe” if negotiations fail.
“It is life on our planet itself which is at stake,” Foreign Minister … Read the rest
EU leaders will push their wary African counterparts to help tackle the migration crisis at a summit in Malta this week, offering them billions of euros in aid in exchange for cooperation.
Having recently pressed Turkey to stem the flow … Read the rest
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC), which regulates aviation in the former Soviet Union, says it will withdraw certification until both Rosaviatsia (Russia’s civil aviation authority) and America’s FAA say 737s operated in Russia are safe to fly.
The specific issue … Read the rest
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published two cartoons about the Russian passenger plane crash in Egypt. A Russian parliamentarian has called the cartoons an insult to the memory of the victims to Russia’s deadliest air accident in history, which took … Read the rest