Politics

Ukraine president condemns attack on Polish Consulate

Ukraine president condemns attack on Polish Consulate

30 March 2017 – Ukraine’s president on last night condemned the overnight shelling of the Polish Consulate in a western city and vowed to track down those responsible. Petro Poroshenko also...

Angela Merkel celebrates German election win

Angela Merkel celebrates German election win

28 March 2017 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel last night celebrated an encouraging win for her conservatives in a state election, declaring that her party has “every chance” in upcoming...

Suicide bombers strike Syrian capital

Suicide bombers strike Syrian capital

16 March 2017 – Suicide bombers hit the main judicial building and a restaurant in Damascus yesterday, killing at least 30 people and spreading fear across Syria’s capital as the...

German authorities ban Islamic extremist group

German authorities ban Islamic extremist group

15 March 2017 – German authorities yesterday banned an organization that they said was a “hot spot” for Islamic extremists and searched a mosque that the group runs. The “German-speaking Islam...

Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

07 March 2017 – Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers yesterday, hoping to avoid a new round of...

President Trump says ‘join forces’ for new greatness

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

01 March 2017 – Heralding a “new chapter of American greatness,” President Donald Trump issued a broad call for overhauling the nation’s health care system and significantly boosting military spending...

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

22 February 2017 – Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation, including people simply arrested for traffic violations, under a sweeping rewrite of...

8 dead after knife attack in China’s Xinjiang

8 dead after knife attack in China's Xinjiang

15 February 2017 – Eight people were killed in China’s far western Xinjiang region, including three knife-wielding assailants, in the latest outbreak of violence in the volatile territory, authorities said...

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

10 February 2017 – Counter-terrorism officers in India have discovered a “kill list” of information technology experts who have helped track down Daesh terrorists, a security official said yesterday. The...

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

31 January 2017 – Three migrants died in Moria camp, Lesbos in the past week, a Greek Migration Ministry spokesman confirmed today. According to Kyriakos Mantouvalos, a 20-year-old Egyptian migrant...