Category: International News

France police covered up crimes: Report

France police covered up crimes: Report

UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has ordered a review into activities by British spy agencies after failing to persuade Premier David Cameron on reforms. Clegg said on Monday that the Royal United Services Institute, a leading security think tank, had agreed to carry out an independent review on the intrusive capabilities of British spy [&hellip

Protesters storm Libya’s parliament

Protesters storm Libya’s parliament

Dozens of protesters have stormed Libya’s interim parliament building in Tripoli, with some of them rampaging through the building, witnesses have said. According to the witnesses, the demonstrators entered the General National Congress (GNC) on Sunday and called for its dissolution, AFP reported. They also demanded the release of demonstrators detained on Saturday night, when [&hellip

Fresh anti-govt. protests held in Caracas

Fresh anti-govt. protests held in Caracas

Thousands of opposition supporters have demonstrated in Venezuela’s capital Caracas to protest against President Nicolas Maduro’s policies. On Sunday, the protesters marched to an upper-class Caracas district which has been shaken by more than two weeks of unrest. The protesters then set up barricades, burned tires, and threw rocks at the National Guard troops, who [&hellip

7 countries slam Russia over Crimea

7 countries slam Russia over Crimea

The US and six other major industrialized countries have denounced what they referred to as Russia’s military buildup in Ukraine’s Crimea. The denunciation came in a statement on Sunday by the seven countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the United States, which are together the partners of Russia in the Group of [&hellip

China attack kills 29, injures over 130

China attack kills 29, injures over 130

At least 29 people have been killed and more than 130 others injured in a knife attack against a train station in southwestern China. Chinese police launched an investigation into Saturday’s mass stabbing incident in the city of Kunming in Yunnan province, which the Chinese media called an “organized, premeditated violent terrorist attack.” “Severely punish [&hellip

MSF ‘shocked’ at Myanmar suspension

MSF ‘shocked’ at Myanmar suspension

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says it has been “deeply shocked” by the Myanmar government’s decision to expel the prominent aid group after over two decades of operation in the country, Press TV reports. In a statement issued on Friday, the aid group slammed the Myanmar government’s “unilateral” decision and said it was “extremely concerned about [&hellip

UN warns of looming food crisis in CAR

UN warns of looming food crisis in CAR

The United Nations has warned of a looming food crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), which has been experiencing sectarian violence for several months. Abdou Dieng, the United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator in the impoverished country, issued the warning on Sunday, AFP reported. “If we don’t pay attention, we will soon see people dying of [&hellip

Stricter benefit rules hit UK youths

Stricter benefit rules hit UK youths

Thousands of British jobless youths have been forced to go without food or other essentials after authorities ‘wrongly’ halted their benefits under new strict regulations, a report says. The Independent said on Sunday, citing figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), that over 45,000 young people have been wrongly suspended since the new [&hellip

Russia could be ousted from G8

Russia could be ousted from G8

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia could be ousted from the Group of Eight (G8) developed nations over its deployment of troops in the restive Ukrainian region, warning that Moscow will suffer a loss of trade and investment if it does not retreat. In an interview with a US news network on Sunday, [&hellip

Death toll from Nigeria bombings hits 51

Death toll from Nigeria bombings hits 51

The death toll in twin car bomb blasts in a marketplace in Nigeria’s troubled northeast has risen to at least 51 people, local sources say. Local Nigerian officials and aid workers said many more people are believed to be buried under the debris from the Saturday night explosions. Witnesses and local residents said the blasts [&hellip