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France and the far beautiful

France and the far beautiful

A far-right group in France is pushing for the expulsion of the nation's non-European immigrants, specifically those of Muslim or Arab descent. The group, Generation Identity (GI), describes itself as a youth identitarian movement. It has chapters in Austria, Italy Germany and the UK. GI activists claim France's true identity is white and Christian. They…

Why are journalists increasingly targeted?

Reporters are being threatened, harassed, assaulted, imprisoned and killed. World leaders often target journalists and news outlets they don't agree with, denouncing reporting as "fake news".  And amid the heightening threats, dangers and name-calling, polls show the public's trust in the news media has plummeted. What should be done to reverse this dangerous trend? Who…
1000’s of Central Individuals look forward to refugee place of residing in Mexico

1000’s of Central Individuals look forward to refugee place of residing in Mexico

Tapachula, Mexico - Samuel Isai Mejia's problems began last year with workplace sexual harassment, but things quickly snowballed from there. Facing intimidation from police and military forces as well as gangs, he fled Honduras this year. Mejia is from a dangerous area of La Lima, a city 16km southwest of San Pedro Sula, in northwestern…
Arrests made as French ‘yellow vests’ insist for fifth Saturday

Arrests made as French ‘yellow vests’ insist for fifth Saturday

Thousands of "yellow vest" protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, ignoring calls to stay home.  Some scuffles broke out on Saturday in central Paris between protesters and police after nearly 4,000 people came out in the capital, raising anti-government slogans and…
Israeli navy razes home of five jailed Palestinian brothers

Israeli navy razes home of five jailed Palestinian brothers

Correction 15/12/2018: This article has been updated to reflect Latifa Abu Hmeid has six sons in prison, not five as previously stated. The Israeli army has demolished a residential building owned by a prominent Palestinian activist, whose six sons have been imprisoned by Israel. The building, owned by Latifa Abu Hmeid, is located in the…
How attain you cry in Arabic?

How attain you cry in Arabic?

"We have the tape," US President Donald Trump finally admitted that there is a tape-recording of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi - but then he immediately added: "I don't want to hear the tape, no reason for me to hear the tape." When he was asked why, he said: "Because it's a suffering tape, it's a terrible…
‘An proper mess’: Brixton residents decry Britain’s Brexit chaos

‘An proper mess’: Brixton residents decry Britain’s Brexit chaos

London, United Kingdom - Patrick Kelly is well accustomed to tall tales and pivoting plots. On the crowded shelves of his bookshop in Brixton, in south London, thrillers and dramas compete silently for the attention of a handful of quiet customers. But Kelly admits there's no story to rival the political twists and turns that have gripped…
Indian forces abolish civilians and rebels in Kashmir

Indian forces abolish civilians and rebels in Kashmir

Seven civilians and three armed rebels were killed during a gun battle in Pulwama in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said. A senior police official told Al Jazeera that a soldier had also succumbed to his injuries after the clashes in Sirnoo village, taking the total death toll to 11. Officials said the gunfight started early morning…
‘No enamel’: Qatar FM says GCC wants to implement its bear tips

‘No enamel’: Qatar FM says GCC wants to implement its bear tips

Qatar has said it is committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but that the bloc needed to enforce its own rules, signalling that a reformed alliance could help end the Gulf crisis. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said on Saturday that Qatar was still counting on Kuwait and regional powers to help end…
Abused, pressured, rejected from society: Glasgow’s homeless females

Abused, pressured, rejected from society: Glasgow’s homeless females

Glasgow, Scotland - Sitting under the railway bridge at Glasgow Central Station, Alison* watches the world go by as an ice-cold December night grips Scotland's largest city. Her eyes are sunken, her blonde hair matted, and her hands are calloused and caked with grime. As emphysema slowly takes its toll, her body is failing. At…

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Etihad sued for $2.3 billion by Air Berlin insolvency administrator – USA TODAY

Etihad sued for $2.3 billion by Air Berlin insolvency administrator – USA TODAY

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow Captionsby withdrawing funding from the struggling airline, according to the Berlin administrative court.In a statement, the court said Etihad had been supporting Air Berlin and sent a so-called "comfort letter" in April 2017 assuring its continued backing for 18 months. But it then stopped the funding in August 2017, forcing Air Berlin to…
The romaine-lettuce E. coli outbreak has been pinned on at the least one farm in California with infected reservoir water – Enterprise Insider

The romaine-lettuce E. coli outbreak has been pinned on at the least one farm...

Adam Bros. Farms in Santa Barbara County, California. Google Maps E. coli outbreak that sickened at least 59 people across 15 states has been pinned on at least one farm in California where sediment in a water reservoir was found to have the strain of the bacteria. The US Food and Drug Administration said on…
Saudi Arabia pledges Tunisia $830m of monetary attend

Saudi Arabia pledges Tunisia $830m of monetary attend

Saudi Arabia's King Salman met Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed [Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Royal Court/Reuters] Saudi Arabia has pledged financial aid to Tunisia worth about $830m, Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has said. Chahed made the comments to reporters on Saturday after a visit to Saudi Arabia. The prime minister said that $500m was expected to…