Friday, May 24, 2019
The far-right Conservative People's Party of Estonia, known as EKRE, defied expectations to finish third with 17.8 percent of the vote. The party had won just 8.1 percent in the previous parliamentary election in 2015. Martin Helme, who leads EKRE’s faction in parliament, said he sees the surge...
All who died were footballers from a team in Haiti which had travelled across the border to play a friendly in the Dominican Republic, according to local media. A further 50 other passengers were injured in the major bus crash which happened near the central Dominican Republic town...
At least 75 tonnes of oil has spilled into a coral reef off the Solomon Islands after a 740-foot cargo ship ran aground in a huge storm last month. The Australian government has taken on the clean-up effort after a row erupted over who is responsible for dealing...
Pope Francis announced the Vatican Archives for the Pontificate of Pius XII will be opened on March 2, 2020, adding “the Church is not afraid of history”. Pius, who was Pope from 1939 to 1958, has been accused by some Jews of ignoring the Holocaust during World War...
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said now the US has pulled out of the (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) INF Treaty, China’s medium-range missiles are more than capable of reaching Russia, putting the country at risk. She told Focus Moscow might have an interest in including China in...
Russian Armed Forces and First Deputy Defence Minister Army General Valery Gerasimov said Mr Trump’s actions may lead to the “escalation” of tensions between the two power nations as the American pushes ahead with his plans to make space US territory. Mr Gerasimov said: “The Pentagon has lately...
Samra Kesinovic was 16 and her friend Sabina Selimovic only 15 when they bolted from Vienna to join hate-filled jihadists in Syria in April, 2014. As well as getting married to ISIS henchmen and having children the radicalised girls were filmed brandishing AK47s and surrounded by masked terrorists...
President Emmanuel Macron (Image: Getty Images)Asked whether Muslim girls should be allowed to wear the headscarf, or hijab, in public, French MP Aurélien Taché said: “You’re asking me to comment on a young girl who was brought up in a Muslim household and wears the hijab. Why aren’t you...
The new law would see jihadis who fight for the terror group kicked out of the country, Deutsche Welle reports. It would apply to adult ISIS militants with dual citizenship who take up arms for any “terrorist militia”. But it would not be retroactive, meaning any fighters who...
Mr Guaido faced crowds of chanting supporters as well as several European diplomats within moments of touching down at Caracas airport. Exiting the airport, he declared: “We are here in Venezuela. We are stronger than ever.” He added: “We are going to achieve the end of the usurpation...