Thursday, June 27, 2019
Canada’s Prime Minister posted a picture of himself in a youth council meeting in Quebec which instantly was criticised by some of his followers. Quickly, people pointed out that there was a pile of plastic forks on the table despite Mr Trudeau’s Government announcing a plan to ban...
The EU boss described living in a hotel room, measuring 50 square metres, for £2,880 a month for the past five years in his role as the European Commission President. He even said the room is not as grand as the NATO Secretary General’s stately home. Mr Juncker...
A life-threatening blaze has forced road to close and schools to evacuate as the fire nears Forrestdale, a suburb in Western Australia. The wild bushfire is currently moving rapidly in a north-westerly direction and remains out of control. About 120 career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and...
Two years ago, eurosceptic figurehead Marine Le Pen pledged to "free France from EU tyranny" as she launched her campaign to replace Nicolas Sarkozy as President. Speaking from the Lyon congress centre, she said: "The European Union has placed us under guardianship. “We will have to find a...
The two candidates battling it out for the presidency are the incumbent Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, and Prabowo Subianto, known just as Prabawo. These elections have centred around which candidate has the vision to turn the country into a global economic power and attract the young vote....
Earlier this year, the UN’s human rights chief accused police of using “excessive force” against demonstrators, whom she said were denouncing their “exclusion from economic rights”. In an interview with the French daily Le Parisien published on Friday, Mr Heitz said that 174 investigations linked to alleged brutality...
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said 90 percent of Idlib’s territory was under the control of the outlawed Jabhat al-Nusra terror group. Speaking on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, he said: "Idlib is a serious problem, this is probably a major concentration of terrorists in...
German MEP Jo Leinen told Bloomberg that the tariff dispute with President Donald Trump had grown into a full-blown “war” that “serves nobody”. It comes as the United States threatens to impose further tariffs on European goods worth billions of dollars, intensifying a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies....
The large amphibious assault ship Alexander Otrakovsky, based with the Kola Flotilla of the Russian Northern Fleet’s all-arms forces, carried out the military exercises at combat training ranges in the remote Arctic waters, Fleet’s press office reported on Thursday. It said: "The combat teams of the amphibious assault ship...
Mr Varadkar was greeted by shouts and chants of “Where’s the beef, you vegan?” as he arrived in Cork for a Government meeting. Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) staged a demonstration outside City Hall on Wednesday to coincide with a Cabinet meeting being held in the...